Update: Three new events added.

Back to school for Yune after a holiday season of theatre and international events. But she still has a busy schedule of live performances…

 

September 7, Topyell Festival

An event with a lot of young idols including popular units from out of town. You are recommended to check out some of the other units this day.

Where: Ikebukuro Ruido K3, Tokyo (map).
Head out of the west exit of Ikebukuro station and keep heading west for about 10 minutes. It is a popular basement venue on a small road just behind the main street.

When: September 7th, 2019. Opens at 10:00 for a 10:30 start. Yune’s set will be at 11:10 and her goods sales will be shortly after her stage. Get there early to get near the front in this highly popular but small venue. Full schedule (Japanese).

Note that you must go up to the second floor to get to the goods sales area. The receptionist will stamp your hand, or you will need to show your ticket to return back to the basement stage.

Tickets: 2400 yen with reservation, 2900 yen on the door. In either case you must also buy one drink ticket on the door (600 yen).
You can help Yune and get the discounted rate by making a reservation for this event.
Just enter: 1. Family name,   2. Given name (first name),   3. Email Address,   then press the button.

 

 

September 11, Sokobaku Kanojo CD Release

Yune’s rock / idol unit Sokubaku Kanojo will release a new CD, “Freedom / Isolated” on this day. There will be free release events for the CD, but the dates have not been decided yet. Stay tuned.

 

 

September 11, Moon Romantic 9

The event is actually called koyoi tsuki miru kimi omofu (“tonight, thinking of you watching the moon”), and this is also the name of the venue (simplified in English to “Moon Romantic”)

When: Wednesday, September 11th 2019, opens at 18:30 for a 19:00 start. Yune’s turn has not been announced but it will be early on because of her age.

Where: Moon Romantic, Aoyama, Tokyo (map)
Take the metro to Gaiemmae station and it’s a five minute walk south of there. It’s down a tiny backstreet in a distinctive building – look for the sign that says “月見ル君想フ”. It’s a basement venue.

Tickets: 2400 yen + one drink ticket on the door (500-600 yen)

 

 

September 14, Eito Hayami Performance – Guest

Yune will be the guest of Eito Hayami, who wrote the play she performed in last month. This is a three part performance. In parts one and two Eito-san will sing and perform a solo play, first as a man, then as a woman (this latter kind of role is called onnagata, originally a concept from kabuki theatre). Then in the final part, Eito invites his friends to perform, and Yune has this honour. One of the other guests is Rica Matsumoto (who also was part of the play Yune was in last month) and is the voice actor of the main character Satoshi in Pokemon!

The event will be the beautiful Nihombashi Auditorium and will be a great introduction for Yune to the more traditional Japanese arts.

When: Saturday September 14th, 2019. Opens at 15:30 for a 16:00 start. Ends at 19:00

Where: Nihombashi Auditorium, Tokyo (map)

Tickets: 4900 yen. To reserve, send an email to [email protected] or [email protected]
Subject of the email: 速水映人・奮闘公演予約
Email body:
– 名前:<your name>
– 携帯:<phone number>
– <number of tickets required>枚
– 当日受付預け to indicate you will pick up the tickets at the venue before opening time

You should get a reply in 24 hours.

Nihombashi Auditorium

 

September 16, Shibuya Idol Theatre

Yune will perform in two events in this important venue: a youngsters solo special and her own regular show.

Junior Idol Solo Special

Yune and 15 other young singers perform a song each in a long 80 minute event.

When: Monday September 16th 2019, opens 13:10 for a 13:25 start. Goods sales will be straight afterwards where you can meet all the performers.

Where: Shidax Culture Hall, Shibuya, Tokyo (map)
An 8th floor hall in central Shibuya in a distinctive large domed building just a short walk from scramble crossing. At the 8th floor go to the left for the entrance. Goods sales are held in the areas around the entrance.

Tickets: A normal ticket is 2000 yen. You can also get an A or pass ticket (an all day pass – full line-up) for 4500 yen. Otherwise just pay on the door for 2000 yen.

Entry is by ticket number, with people paying on the door going in last. You may need to ask for help when they call out entry numbers so you know when is your turn.

For advance tickets use the booking form. It sometimes auto-translates to English if you wait a moment, otherwise use Chrome to translate. This event is the “JSJC Idol Solo SP”. Book and pay then you get a QR code for admittance.

 

Yune’s Regular Solo Performance

Yune will perform a 25-minute long setlist with goods sales afterwards.

When: September 16th, opens at 17:00 for a 17:10 start

Where: see above

Tickets: Normal ticket 1000 yen, A or pass ticket (all day pass) 4500 yen, on the door 1000 yen. See above for entry details.
For advance tickets, use the booking form. IMPORTANT: Yune’s name comes up as “Aoi Ayane” or “Aoi Sakurai” in the automatic translation. Book and pay, then you get a QR code for admittance.

 

September 18, Galpo Live

Once again Yune will appear with her rock-influenced Sokubaku Kanojo unit at this new live series. This is a large event in a big venue, with several major idol units to follow. Full lineup (Japanese).

When: Wednesday September 18th 2019, Doors open at 16:30 for a 17:0 start. Yune will appear first at 17:00. They will have goods sales straight afterwards where you can meet the girls and have your picture taken with them. Stay around for the later units many of whom are great.

Where: Shinjuku Reny, Tokyo (map)
A cylindrical building a short walk away from Shinjuku centre. The entrance to the venue is easy to miss. Find the stairs / elevator in the light blue tower to one side of the building..

Tickets: 3000 yen on the door plus one drink ticket (600 yen).

 

September 22, Roppongi Birdland, Summer’s End Lunchtime Show

The Sokubaku Kanojo membersA special lunch and live in this stylish jazz club overlooking Tokyo Tower, hosted by Yune’s rock/idol unit, Sokubaku Kanojo. Ria will DJ during the lunch, Yune, Ayuto and Honoka will perform solo and and the whole unit will perform to finish off.

When: Sunday September 22nd, 2019. Opens at 11:30, lunch until 12:00, followed by the show, then goods sales afterwards.

Where: Birdland, Roppongi, Tokyo (map)
A jazz bar/restaurant. Go to exit 5 of Roppongi station and it is on a small street just one minute from there. Look for the sign on the corner. It’s on the 5F.

Tickets: Reserve here. Use Google translate, it’s fairly simple. Pay on the door. 5000 yen for lunch and performance. An extra 2000 for a photography ticket (so you can take pictures during the event).

 

 

September 23, Sokubaku Kanojo CD Release Event, Freedom

Sokubaku Kanojo released their new CD Freedom the other day. This release event will feature a mini live and chance to meet the members for those who buy the CD.

When: Monday September 23rd, 2019. Event starts at 15:30

Where: Akiba Sofmap #1, Akihabara, Tokyo (map)
There are several Sofmap stores in Akihabara, #1 is the nearest to the famous Akihabara crossroads 50 yards on the left as you walk away down the main street. The event will be on the 8th floor.

Tickets: Each copy of the Freedom CD (cover pictured) that you buy in the Sofmap store gets you one ticket for the event. If you have one or more tickets you can go to the event. When the mini-live ends you can exchange tickets for rewards (pictures, signing etc.). You can get multiple rewards with multiple tickets.:

  • 1 ticket: handshake with all members
  • 1 ticket: a member of your choice signs the CD or something or yours (phone case, bag etc.)
  • 1 ticket: Your picture with one member of your choice, using your camera or phone (staff will take it)
  • 2 tickets: Picture with two members of your choice with your camera or phone
  • 3 tickets: Picture with all four members
  • 3 tickets: You can have a 30 second mini photoshoot with a member of your choice.
  • 4 tickets: One member of your choice will sing a capella just for you and you can record it on your camera / phone

 

 

September 28, Shibuya Idol Theatre

For the first time Yune has two special performances in a month in this prestigious venue. She will perform a long setlist with goods sales straight afterwards.

When: Saturday September 28th 2019, opens 11:50 for a 12:00 start. Goods sales will be straight afterwards where you can meet Yune and have your picture taken with her.

Where: Shidax Culture Hall, Shibuya, Tokyo (map)
An 8th floor hall in central Shibuya in a distinctive large domed building just a short walk from scramble crossing. At the 8th floor go to the left for the entrance. Goods sales are held in the areas around the entrance.

Tickets: A normal ticket is 1000 yen. You can also get an A or pass ticket (an all day pass – full line-up) for 4500 yen. Otherwise just pay on the door for 1000 yen.

Entry is by ticket number, with people paying on the door going in last. You may need to ask for help when they call out entry numbers so you know when is your turn.

For advance tickets use the booking form. It sometimes auto-translates to English if you wait a moment, otherwise use Chrome to translate. IMPORTANT: Yune’s name comes up as “Aoi Ayane” or “Aoi Sakurai” in the automatic translation. Book and pay then you get a QR code for admittance.