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Try “Tate”, the art of Japanese sword performance!

HIGHLIGHTS

An exciting and hands workshop full of samurai-sword action.

  • Gain deep knowledge about “Tate”, Japanese sword performance with roots in Kabuki.
  • Learn and practice how to act out a Tate scene!
  • An an exerience not to be missed by fans of samurai movies.
  • 3 hour total

  • English, Japanese

  • Age Any

  • 2 〜 3

YOUR HOST

Masahiro WAKISAKA

Hello and thank you for taking interest in my workshop. For about 18 years I have strived toward my dream of re-enacting the cool and awe-inspiring battle scenes from Japanese Samurai films and television. Even when others told me I should give up, I could never stop thinking, “”I want to become like them!” I started from the basics and learned all I could about the art of “Tate”, Japanese sword performance. I hope to provide a fun and safe Tate experience for those who are as passionate about it as I am.

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WHAT TO EXPECT

Have you ever dreamed of staring in your in your own samurai drama, swinging a sword skilfully and battling other sword masters? Well that dream can now be come a reality. Join your host in this very special “Tate” (pronounced Tah-tay) experience. Dress up in traditional Hakama pants and learn all about the different techniques, how to do a finishing pose, and how to discern the reality from the acting. Gain the knowledge about the necessary balance needed to correctly preform Tate, a mix of fun and brutality, and safety and power. After practice you can look forward to performing a Tate scene to remember for a lifetime. Fans of samurai movies shouldn’t miss the chance at this one of a kind experience.

  • Get dress yourself up!

  • Let's get started! Learn how to bow

  • The master is going to give you a private lesson!

  • Your time to try!

  • Video shooting! Ready to play the whole scene?

DETAILS

  • Duration

    3h

    (09:00 〜 12:00)

    * Time may vary, not including transportation time

  • Access

  • Participants Guests

    2 〜 3

    Trip will be cancelled if the required minimum number of participants is not met. Accompanied infants participate for free.

  • Age

    Any

  • Conditions

    Available on Clear or Lightly Rainy Days

  • Cancellation Policy

    We are unable to refund cancellations made after 17:00, 1 days prior to your reserved date.

PRICES

  • Adults(12+)

    ¥11,000

  • Children(4~11)

    ¥7,000

  • Infants(~3)

    Free

Included in the Price

Experience Insurance Interpreter Katana Kimono

NOTES

  • Things to bring

    Towel Kimono(If you have)

  • Meeting Point

    Waseda station

  • Additional Info

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Children: ¥7,000 Infants: Free

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