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“Siege of Sanada-maru,” the core event of the Tennoji Sanada Yukimura Exhibition for the 400th anniversary of the Winter Siege of Osaka

 The “Tennoji Sanada Yukimura Exhibition,” an event to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the Siege of Osaka, will be held in Tennoji Ward, Osaka City, a place related to the Sanada barbican (Sanada-maru), which was established by Sanada Yukimura, a Japanese military commander who played an active role in the Siege of Osaka.
 This year, which marks the 400th anniversary of the Winter Siege of Osaka, the “Siege of Sanada-maru,” the core event of the exhibition, will be held on November 1 (Sat) in the Sanadayama Park in Osaka City.
 A variety of contents and events are being prepared on the theme of “Sanada Yukimura,” such as a live talk show that welcomes voice actor Shuichi Ikeda, including voice-over time where he will do a voice over for the lines of the key visual of Sanada Yukimura (Shuichi Ikeda voice-acted Char Aznable, a character from the popular animation Mobile Suit Gundam also nicknamed “Red Comet”); a sword battle performance & samurai procession; a historical talk show & sword fighting; and sales of foods and goods related to the Sengoku period (period of warring states). We look forward to welcoming all of you! 
Date: November 1 (Sat), 2014, 11:00 - 17:00 (Open at 10:30)
Venue: Sanadayama Park (5 Sanadayama-cho, Tennoji-ku, Osaka City)
Admission fee: Adults: (Senior high school students and older) 900 yen (advance ticket: 800 yen), Elementary and junior high school students: 450 yen (advance ticket: 400 yen)
* Admission for preschool children and those with a physical disability certificate is free of charge (certificate required).
* Residents of Tennoji Ward are eligible for admission to the exhibition at preferential prices (day tickets only)
* Advance tickets are on sale at Ticket PIA, and convenience stores.
For details, please see the official website.
Contact : Secretariat for the Tennoji Sanada Yukimura Exhibition Executive Committee (Civic Collaboration Division, Osaka City Tennoji Ward Office)
Phone or E-mail +81-6-6774-9734
Website http://www.city.osaka.lg.jp/tennoji/page/0000280189.html