KAMUY LUMINA

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Opening July 5 2019!

ABOUT KAMUY LUMINA

Kamuy Lumina is the latest experience in Moment Factory’s Lumina Night Walks series.
Beginning at nightfall, you are invited to pursue an immersive experience along
a 1.2 km walking path into the land of the Ainu gods,
through the Forest of Lake Akan, in Akan Mashu National Park, Hokkaido.

Your journey will begin when you receive your “Rhythm staff”,
which you will be called
upon to use at different moments along the way. After being greeted by your host,
the Owl, you will set off on an enchanted journey!

In this retelling of a traditional Ainu song,
you will play an active role in the unfolding of the story and will be
emotionally immersed through interactivity,
light, sound, scenography and video projection.

THE STORY

The Kamuy are angry and have stopped sending deer and fish
for the hunters because humans have forgotten their respect
for the land. But the Owl and the Jay Bird are determined to get
the humans a second chance by travelling to the land of the Kamuy,
and delivering a musical message on their behalf.

There’s just one problem. The Jay Bird may have the most beautiful
voice in the forest, but he can’t follow a beat! He needs your help
to keep the rhythm.

Join him on his journey, and you might even return with the wisdom
to bring the animals back to the forest!

CHARACTERS

THE OWL PROTECTOR OF THE AINU VILLAGE

His low, calm voice emanates a welcoming atmosphere of
protection, intelligence and wisdom. He has been watching
over the forest and the village for a very long time.

He seeks the perfect messenger to take his plea on behalf
of humans to the land of the Kamuy, but ends up with the clumsy
and excitable Jay Bird. The Owl is skeptical at first, but decides
to help the Jay Bird realize his heroic potential.

Despite his endearing personality, the Owl gets a little annoyed
by the Jay Bird’s chaotic way of doing things. But, their fates
are intertwined, and regardless of their differences,
they make a great duo.

THE JAY BIRD THE OWL'S MESSENGER

He is a peppy and funny little bird. Clumsy and excitable,
he can’t speak very well, but can sing more beautifully than anyone
in the forest. His dream is to sing for the Kamuy, but he is timid
because he can’t keep a beat. To realize his dream, he will need
the audience’s help to keep the rhythm.

When he takes up the Owl’s mission to travel to the land
of the Kamuy, he doesn’t fully realize its importance. But through
this journey, he grows and learns, ultimately becoming
a distinguished hero.

EXPLORE YOUR JOURNEY

Click on the arrows to travel through the world of Kamuy Lumina

Enter the forest
Grab your "Rhythm staff" and enter Kamuy Lumina. The Owl, keeper and the protector of the Ainu village, is waiting for you.
The Protector
The Owl seeks a messenger to travel to the land of the Kamuy with a plea on behalf of humans. Will you help him?
The Messenger
Meet the Owl's messenger, the Jay Bird. Learn the Owl 's rhythm and follow the Jay Bird through the forest towards the land of the Kamuy.
Escape of the Deer
The deer are escaping, fleeing from the humans who have forgotten their reverence for the land. Play the rhythm to encourage them to stay!
Message of the Marimos
Play along with the musical patterns of the marimos to convince the fish to remain.
Land of the Kamuy
Follow the Jay Bird into the luminous world of Kamuy as he delivers the Owl’s important message.
A Warning
The warning of the Kamuy resounds all around. Are you ready to learn their wisdom?
A Collective Rhythm
Now it’s your turn to show the Kamuy that you have understood their lesson. Tap the rhythm all together!
The Return
Find out what the Jay Bird has accomplished with your help after meeting with the Kamuy. The Owl will be forever grateful.

TICKETS

Adults 
(Junior high school students +)
Advance:2,700 yen
Walk-up::3,000 yen
Children
(Elementary school students)
Advance:1,350 yen
Walk-up:1,500 yen

※*Advance tickets are sold on this website and at hotels in Akan Onsen area.

tickets are sold at Kamuy Lumina ticket booth.
※Free admission for preschool children.
Disability discount
Adults
(Junior high school students +)
1,500 yen
Children
(Elementary school students)
750 yen

*Please present the physical disability certificate. See INFORMATION for more details.

GET TICKETS NOW!

KAMUY LUMINA + LOST KAMUY Bundle ticket
Adults
(Junior high school students +)
3,800 yen

Disability discount:1900 yen
Children
(Elementary school students)
1,900 yen

Disability discount:950 yen

*Lost Kamuy is a new performance program at the Ikor indoor theatre that combines ancient ceremonial dance, contemporary dance, and 3-D
digital imagery, and is currently scheduled to run until March 2020. Find out more details at: https://www.akanainu.jp/lostkamuy/
*KAMUY LUMINA/LOST KAMUY bundle tickets are sold at the Kamuy Lumina ticket booth and Lake Akan Ainu Theater Ikor.

CONTACT US

KAMUY LUMINA

〒085-0467
5-20, Akankoonsen 1-chome, Akancho, Kushiro City, Hokkaido, 085-0467, Japan

Akan Adventure Tourism TEL:+81-0154-65-7121

INFORMATION

[Dates] July 5th,2019 – November 10th,2019
[Hours] July: 7:30pm – 10:30pm / August: 7:00pm – 10:30pm
September: 6:00pm – 10:30pm / October 5:30pm – 10:30pm / November: 4:45 – 9:30pm
※Schedule above slightly changes as the attraction opens 30 minutes after sunset. Opening dates and times for the next year to be announced.
※Event hours will change depending on the season.
※The attraction's opening time and program start time may vary slightly depending on
the day's weather conditions. When crowded to the full capacity, the waiting time may take longer.

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