A night walk experience blending enchanting sound and light into Osaka Castle Park.
Interactive digital art will transport you into a story world where Akiyo, a girl from the future, and her fantastical joyspirit friends are looking for a way back to the future from Osaka Castle Park.
As you explore the park you can help her find her way.

STORY

  • Akiyo is a teenager from the future.
  • She tripped through a portal, travelling back in time.
  • Now lost in our time, she wanders through Osaka Castle Park, looking for a way home.
  • In the park, she meets fantastical friends.
  • Together, they search for the magical joy lights that are created by a smile.
  • These joy lights can help send Akiyo home!
  • As you explore, you can help Akiyo...
  • ...by creating a joy light. A smile is all it takes!
  • Akiyo is a teenager from the future.
  • She tripped through a portal, travelling back in time.
  • Now lost in our time, she wanders through Osaka Castle Park, looking for a way home.
  • In the park, she meets fantastical friends.
  • Together, they search for the magical joy lights that are created by a smile.
  • These joy lights can help send Akiyo home!
  • As you explore, you can help Akiyo...
  • ...by creating a joy light. A smile is all it takes!
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  • AKIYO

    A typical teenager from the future, she is absorbed in her virtual world. But curiosity leads her into a portal, and into a world where she will have to be brave and quickly make friends to find her way home.

  • PULPO

    A hybrid spirit creature born of a microphone and an octopus, he is an excitable musical being who brings his latin soundtrack wherever he goes. Friendly and funny, he has the power to transform joy lights into a portal.

  • BALUN

    A friendly spirit born out of a bouquet of balloons, he is always chasing joy lights. Like a goofy, loyal dog he takes to Akiyo immediately.

  • MARIPOSA

    A graceful and elegantly patterned butterfly-like joy spirit, she is a gentle and comforting presence to Akiyo on their quest to re-open the portal.

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  • PRELUDE

    A prelude to the wonders to come.

    PRELUDE A prelude to the wonders to come. 1/11
  • AKIYO’S TALE

    An introduction to Akiyo’s strange and wonderful quest.

    AKIYO’S TALE An introduction to Akiyo’s strange and wonderful quest. 2/11
  • JOY LIGHT GALLERY

    Discover the special power of the joy lights.

    JOY LIGHT GALLERY Discover the special power of the joy lights. 3/11
  • STIRRING STONES

    Enjoy a bit of comedy ‘on the rocks’.

    STIRRING STONES Enjoy a bit of comedy ‘on the rocks’. 4/11
  • PORTAL PLAZA

    Witness Akiyo’s unlikely arrival from the future.

    PORTAL PLAZA Witness Akiyo’s unlikely arrival from the future. 5/11
  • JOY SPIRIT WAY

    Walk on the trail with her fantastical friends, the Joy Spirits.

    JOY SPIRIT WAY Walk on the trail with her fantastical friends, the Joy Spirits. 6/11
  • GLOWING RIVER Presented by Mizu To Ikiru SUNTORY

    Flow with the movement of light

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  • FOX SHRINE

    Lessons from the master illuminate the way.

    FOX SHRINE Lessons from the master illuminate the way. 8/11
  • SMILE TREES

    Your smile is all it takes!

    SMILE TREES Your smile is all it takes! 9/11
  • PORTAL CEREMONY

    Joy lights lead the way home for Akiyo.

    PORTAL CEREMONY Joy lights lead the way home for Akiyo. 10/11
  • FLOWERING JOY

    Find a future filled with joy at the castle.

    FLOWERING JOY Find a future filled with joy at the castle. 11/11
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ACCESS

See the routes from each train station

Where to collect your advance tickets

・Kyobashi-Guchi Entrance Ticket Center

10 minute walk from Osaka Metro / Keihan Railway “Temmabashi” station, 15 minute walk from JR “Osakajokoen” station.
Ticket Center is located next to Kyobashi-Guchi Entrance of Osaka Castle Park (opens at 5:00 pm)

FROM KANSAI INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT
FROM OSAKA INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (ITAMI AIRPORT)
FROM SHIN-OSAKA STATION

#SAKUYA LUMINA

TICKETS

  • ADULTS (18 OR OLDER)
     
    WALK-UP TICKETS : 3,200YEN
  • TEENAGERS(13 TO 17)
    SENIOR(65 OR OLDER)
    WALK-UP TICKETS : 2,200YEN
  • CHILDREN(4 TO 12)
     
    WALK-UP TICKETS : 1,200YEN

*Children 3 years old and under admitted free
*Advance tickets for after April 2019 will go on sale accordingly.

  • Special offer on walk-up tickets
  • (1) Birthday month special offer
    Guests arriving in the month of their birth will have "free" access!!*
     

    *Valid for only guests arriving on their birthday month.
    At the Ticket Center, please be sure to present your ID to validate your birthdate.

  • (2) Yoshimoto Theater special offer
    If you present your Yoshimoto Theater ticket (stub is also valid),
    the price will be "half" of walk-up ticket price! *

     

    * Please show your Yoshimoto Theater ticket or stub at the Ticket Center when purchasing walk-up tickets.

*Only valid for walk-up ticket purchased at the Ticket Center.
*If advance ticket sale exceeds over the estimated number, there will be no walk-up tickets available.

Walk-up tickets are on sale at:
- Kyobashi-Guchi Entrance Ticket Center (5:00PM - 8:40PM on event days)

* Can be purchased directly at FamilyMart stores in Japan as well. (Touch “Ticket Yoshimoto” button on the top menu of FamiPort)
Advance tickets, walk-up tickets (on sale till 1:00pm on the day)
*Walk-up tickets are limited in number.
Please understand that it could be sold out at anytime.

INFORMATION

SAKUYA LUMINA is the latest experience in the Lumina night walks series. Inspired by the local culture and the natural beauty of the site, the Lumina night walks create an enchanting environment by using a universal language. Beginning at night fall, visitors are invited to pursue an immersive experience, where emotions are engaged through lights, soundscape, scenography, video and interactivity. The Lumina night walk series is seen not only in the creator’s home province of Québec but also in other places in North America and Asia where it is receiving great acclaim.

Nov. & Dec. opening hours : 5:40PM-Last entry 9:00PM(closed at 10:00PM) *Closed from Nov. 1(Fri.) to Nov. 21(Thu.) and Dec. 1(Sun.)