It is a place named “restaurant”, but the customer’s purpose is not meals.
“Robot Restaurant” in Tokyo Shinjuku is a restaurant where you can enjoy entertainment shows such as huge robot dance. A lot of foreign tourists pack up here in the Shinjuku Robot Restaurant, and luxurious gorgeous night shows are spreading every evening.
In 2012, the Robot Restaurant of sightseeing opened in the corner of Shinjuku Kabuki-cho as a funny thing. In Japan in 2012, when the economy was in a slightly stagnant mood. It is the Robot Restaurant that blows off the stagnant mood.
The popular Robot Restaurant is a sightseeing spot about 2 blocks east of the Shinjuku Toho Building in Shinjuku Kabukicho. Signs written with thick Gothic letters of that gaudy three primary colors are very conspicuous. In recent years foreign tour group guests have come to visit, and when you are watching Westerners walking around in this area, you will feel that it is not here in Japan.
It is a place named “restaurant,” but the customer’s purpose is not meals. The restaurant’s main feature is the “unimaginable” entertainment show where robots and (mainly female) dancers gather. The stage is 3 meters wide and 15 meters vertically, never wide, but the total number of seats for the audience is 180, with the horizontally long stage facing each other. What first appeared in the dark was women with makeup wigs reminiscent of “Renjishi” (a string of lions), a kabuki performance. The performer puts on electric floats on a dazzling float, beating Japanese drums while swinging around the lion’s hair, playing Japanese style rock with electric guitar …….
Furthermore, the hearts of foreigners are caught up in the performances packed “The Japan” at once with sushi and daruma doll floats appearing and ninja starting Chambara. According to the sales of robot restaurants, 80 to 90% of customers are foreigners, 80% of which are Westerners. However, when the restaurant opened, it was accepted by foreign tourists from the Japanese. Singer Katie Perry, Ariana Grande, actor Guy Pearce, and other famous people came to visit. In addition to being introduced at BBC and CNN, awareness of overseas expanded mainly through word of mouth and SNS.
It has already been over 5 years since the opening, but its popularity has not declined yet. For foreign tourists, it is a famous tourist attraction for sightseeing in Tokyo, and tourists have already gotten quite a lot in recent years. If you are not experienced, please try it.
Charms and Highlights of Robot Restaurant
The City That Never Sleeps, Kabukicho, Shinjuku. A restaurant has the toxicity that you cannot steal out of there if you experience it once. Named “Robot Restaurant.” “Robot Restaurant” is not only a restaurant that merely has a meal. A robot does not necessarily serve. This is a restaurant which can see “best robot show of the one and only.” It is a place in which a robot and a person weave and where novel entertainment is unfolded.
It is dazzling at the moment of setting foot inside the restaurant. It is just as if it has entered the world of a mirror.
Many popular person come here
It is said that celebrities from overseas, such as the American popular singer-songwriter Katy Perry and Director Tim Burton, known for many fantasy works, also came to the “Robot Restaurant.”
Enjoying liquor and a light meal
There is a lounge which can spend the time to show while enjoying liquor and a light meal on the third floor. It is OK, even if it arrives at the hall early. You can wait while sitting down on a soft and fluffy sofa and enjoying cocktails elegantly.
The seat is located in a line with both sides
The central hall is the stage, and the seat is located in line with both sides in the stairs’ shape. All seats are pair sheets and serve as a table integral type convenient to have a meal.
Rose by all the members
The show has a four-part composition and inserts the recess for 5 to 10 minutes into each intermission. Finally, the visitor who showed a slight embarrassment in the beginning also rose by all the members. The high-five was carried out with the dancer’s people with a smile. Please confirm the novel whole aspect of the show getting solidly the heart of the person who came here.
Information(Access, Price/Charge, Tel, Address, Official site, etc.)
|Address:||Kabuki-cho 1-1-7-1 Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0021 Japan|
|Access:||Seibu Shinjuku-sen Line “Seibu Shinjuku-eki Station” (5 minutes walk)|
|Price:||Entrance Fee / per person : 8,000 yen|
Meal Fee / per person : A:1,500yen B:1,200yen C:1,000yen
Please refer the official web page.