EVENT HIGHLIGHTS
- JAPANESE TRADITION -

CHO KABUKI

Niconico collaborates with Kabuki, traditional Japanese theater with a 400-year history. It features the unprecedented and spectacular show which combines Japanese tradition and advanced technology to bring together popular Kabuki actor Nakamura Shidou and vocaloid virtual diva Hatsune Miku.

More details to be released at later date.

TECHNO BUDDHIST CEREMONY

Techno Buddhist Ceremony is a new type of Buddhist ceremony created by a former DJ turned Buddhist monk. It was created in an effort to evoke the interest of Japan's younger generation toward religion. This unprecedented memorial service mixes traditional memorial service with the latest projection mapping technology in which the monk recites the Buddhist scripture along with techno music running in the background.

GO & SHOGI

Go and Shogi is a traditional Japanese board games which recently regained popularity among the younger generation through Niconico Live streaming.

This year's booth will showcase “Human Shogi” - a unique event where people are selected as shogi pieces and moved about by professional shogi players using a massive shogi board.

NICONICO SHRINE

An original attraction which combines Niconico Live Streaming with shrines, the traditional sacred structures found in Japan.

In this attraction, visitors will state their wishes while being streamed live in Niconico Live Streaming - visitors will play role as "worshippers" and the viewers as "gods". The viewers or "gods" have the choice of either blessing these wishes or dropping worshippers down the pit depending on how sincere they made their wishes.