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Non-Verbal Performance Show “GEAR”; Check out the Unique Entertainment!

The non-verbal entertainment show “GEAR,” which originated in Japan, stages a new type of performance that can appeal to diverse audiences, including tourists from abroad, with no language barriers. In GEAR’s shows, world-class mimes, break dancers, magicians, jugglers and the like stage novel performances whose stories are expressed by actions and music only, without using language. GEAR is receiving a great deal of attention, both inside and outside Japan, as a new tourist attraction in the Kansai region. According to the latest ranking announced by TripAdvisor, the world’s largest word-of-mouth website on travel, “GEAR” ranked 2nd following “Fushimi Inari Shrine” on the word-of mouth list of 350 popular sightseeing spots in Kyoto city.
(photo by 井上嘉和, Yoshikazu Inoue)

Art Complex 1928 (Kyoto Sanjyo-Teramachi)

*Performance Dates
Two stages (14:00-/19:00-) on the second and forth Wednesdays and every Friday
Two stages (12:00-/17:00- ) on every Saturday, Sunday, and National Holidays

*Tickets Price
Adults: 3,700 yen-, University Students/Seniors 2,700yen-, Senior High School Students and younger 1,700 yen-、3-5 years old: Free

Gear Information, Lawson Tickets, Walkerplus Tickets etc. (in Japanese)