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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A prelude to the wonders to come.
An introduction to Akiyo’s strange and wonderful quest.
JOY LIGHT GALLERY
Discover the special power of the joy lights.
Enjoy a bit of comedy ‘on the rocks’.
Witness Akiyo’s unlikely arrival from the future.
JOY SPIRIT WAY
Walk on the trail with her fantastical friends, the Joy Spirits.
Flow with the movement of light
Lessons from the master illuminate the way.
Your smile is all it takes!
Joy lights lead the way home for Akiyo.
Find a future filled with joy at the castle.
See the routes from each train station
Where to collect your advance tickets
KEIHAN ELECTRIC RAILWAY
・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)
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.
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