Watch as the neon-clad performers save the world from tanks, robot samurais and... a giant panda riding a cow?
This is the height of over-the-top scholck, Japanese-style. Don't go and get angry when there's barely any plot. That's not the point! Instead, enjoy the absurd spectacle of light shows, huge floats, and robot fights. The performances are actually excellent though not the spoken acting! - my favorite was their opening number, a taiko drum performance involving a couple-dozen performers.
A touristy experience that lives up to all the hype. Insane in the best way!
One of the most fun events we did in Tokyo. Grab a drink or two at some of the bars around there ahead of time.
It has flashing lights, lasers, smoke, nonsensical plot, nonsensical music, over the top action. What is not to love? This is the best night I had in Japan! It was everything I wanted!
The guys dressed as robots playing lounge jazz in the waiting room beforehand were awesome. The decor is so over the top you will never believe it. Even in the bathrooms!
Some people have complained about a few things. The show really is about 45 minutes long. To be fair, the size of the machinery and the costume changes would take time to set up, so it's not like there isn't a reason. The drinks, contrary to what people have said are not overpriced at all. For any show you would expect to pay a little more and they are not charging like a wounded bull. They also did not push the intermission food and drinks hard unlike what some people seem to think. Some billboard waving and a trolley goes around the front row, hardly pushing guys. There are not really 'robots' per se, machinery and people in costumes and some remote controlled stuff, but what were people expecting, Optimus Prime to drive all over the arena :0
Seriously though, do yourselves a favour, and go see the show. I reckon it is more fun after a couple of drinks. Take it for what it is and don't expect transformers on stage but have a great time! Also the outside of the building is a total seizure inducing mass of lights, so if you look at that and think it's cool, you'll love the show.
Definitely will go again should I find myself in Tokyo
Excellent show. What a great way to start a trip in Japan.
The Robot Show was great!!! Suggestion - get there a little early. The check-in process is a little confusing. First, you need to get your tickets at one door then go to another building across this building to the show. The doors open to a waiting area. The entertainment starts here so don't miss it!!
We had so much fun here on our last night! So full on and funny. I would definitely recommend this to anyone!
Excellent tour, my wife and I loved it. Music was incredible as well as colorful robots and special effects. Ambience is amazing and people treat you very well. I would go again if I come back. Regards from Mexico.
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