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KABUKI ON DEMAND

Experience the best performances of kabuki on “KABUKI ON DEMAND”, Shochiku’s official video streaming service provided on MIRAIL! Each performance may be rented separately at an affordable price. All performances are provided with English explanation. During the rental period, the streaming can be viewed for multiple times.

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*Check the cautions and recommended environment before watching
*Streaming is available for 7 days (168 hours) from the date of purchase

KURUMABIKI [‘Pulling the Carriage Apart’]

*With secondary audio in English

Streaming period: 
Until Oct 31, 2023, 11:59PM (JST) 
■Price:
800 yen

BENTEN MUSUME MEO NO SHIRANAMI [‘The Five Thieves’]

*With secondary audio English

Streaming period: 
Until Oct 31, 2023, 11:59PM (JST)
Price:
1,000 yen

CINEMA KABUKI:
SAGI MUSUME [‘Heron Maiden’]

*With English subtitles

■Streaming period:
End date undecided 
Price:
1,091 yen

Cautions and recommended environment

 ■Available countries

 Australia / Canada / France / Germany / Italy / Spain / Taiwan / U.K. / U.S.

 ■Supported devices

 PC only

 ■Recommended PC environment

 Windows 10 / Latest version of Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge
 MacOS X ver 10.11 or later / Latest version of Google Chrome, Safari12

 ■Payment

 Credit and Debit Cards (Visa / MasterCard only)
 *You will need to enable your card for international transactions.
 *Forex Mark-up fee will be charged from the card companies.
 *Credit card’s 3D Secure registration is required when purchasing.
 *Cards issued in Japan may not be used.
 *We cannot accept repayments or cancellations after the payment has been completed.


How to watch

1.Prepare to watch

Start up your computer (The service is intended for PC only) and open the recommended internet browser. Choose the performance to watch from the videos above, or on the “KABUKI ON DEMAND” website and access to the videos you wish to watch.

2. Play the test movie

Try playing the test movie to make sure you are in the correct environment to watch the performance smoothly. If you have no trouble playing the test video, your computer is ready to stream the kabuki performances.

3. Rent and sign up

Click the “Rental High Resolution” button to rent. If you haven’t registered on MIRAIL yet, access to the sign up page, and register or sign up with external services. If you already have an ID, move on to the login page.
Check the content’s information and if you agree to rent, enter your credit card number, credit card expiration date and move on to the next page and purchase.

4. Enjoy the performance from the library!

If the purchase completion page is correctly shown, you are now ready to watch the performance! Move on to the library page to view the performance. Click the content you wish to watch, and after clicking the play button, the performance will start on your computer.


FAQ


In which countries is the streaming available?

-Streaming is available in Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Taiwan, U.K., U.S.


The test streaming didn’t work on my PC. Can you help?

-Please check if you are using the recommended internet browser below;
・For Windows 10 / Latest version of Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge
・For MacOS X ver 10.11 or later / Latest version of Google Chrome, Safari12


The payment process didn’t work properly. Do you know what is wrong?

-Please see if you are using the correct credit card or debit card.
・The card must of either VISA or MasterCard.
・The cards issued in Japan may not be used.
・The card must be enabled for international transactions.
・Credit card’s 3D Secure registration is required when purchasing.


Should you have more questions please contact us from the inquiry form.