The Forces behind “MANGEKYO”: Part 1

MANGEKYO is a show spectacle that aims to wow its audience with both sight and sound. To achieve this, professionals from different industries joined forces.

Drum Tao

Praised in the world as "The definitive Japanese form of entertainment", DRUM TAO is one of the most famous nonverbal entertainment drum groups in Japan. Boasting a performance record of reaching 8 million people in over 500 cities in 26 countries.

They were nominated for 4 Tony Awards in 2015 and the production team gathered the following year for the creation of the show TAO, making a great success with their NY off Broadway performance. The activities of DRUM TAO attract worldwide attention from various media outlets.

Ayako Katou

Representing and promoting MANGEKYO in the media is tv host and actress Ayako Katou.

Born Saitama in 1985, she joined Fuji Television in 2008 after graduating from Kunitachi College of Music. She appeared in many programs, including "Mezamashi TV" and "Laughterly". After turning freelance in 2016, she appeared in numerous CMs, magazines and sports newspapers. Currently she hosts the television shows "Honma is Toka!? TV" (Fuji TV), and "Outgoing to the world! SNS English teaching" (NHK). She also had her acting debut in April 2018 in the series 'Black Pair' (TBS).


teamLab is responsible for the dazzling project mapping during the show.

MANGEKYO is still on stage until 20 November 2018 in Tokyo at the LUMINE ZERO THEATER in Shinjuku! Get your tickets now!

■ For tickets and more information, visit the Official Site:https://mangekyo-tokyo.com/

■ For questions and contact:https://www.jtbme.jp/contact_us/conf.html

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