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The 5 Basics of the Japanese Ticketing System

The 5 Basics of the Japanese Ticketing System

If you have been to Japan before, you may have noticed: Japanese do a lot of things their own way. The ticketing system is no exception. If you think buying Japanese event tickets online works similar to ordering from Ticketmaster, Eventim or other major ticket...

Japanese Resale Tickets: Where and How to Buy

Japanese Resale Tickets: Where and How to Buy

Sometimes, it makes sense not to purchase tickets through regular channels but from a re-seller instead. It might actually be the only option, for example if the event or desired seat category is already sold out. Another reason could be, that you want to purchase a...

How to Find Last Minute Tickets in Japan

How to Find Last Minute Tickets in Japan

You just heard about an event you really, really want to go, but it’s already in a couple of days… how do you go about getting tickets with only little time until the show? If there are only 3-4 days until the event, it might not be possible to book tickets online...

Sales Phases: Pre-order, General Sale, Resale Tickets

Sales Phases: Pre-order, General Sale, Resale Tickets

Note: This post was written a while ago and some information might be a little out-dated. We recommend our new post The 5 Basics of the Japanese Ticketing System, first.  Pre-order lotteries, general sale, fan club pre-sale, promoter pre-order - the...

How to Buy Concert Tickets in Japan

How to Buy Concert Tickets in Japan

Note: This post was written a while ago and some information might be a little out-dated. We recommend our new post The 5 Basics of the Japanese Ticketing System, first.  If you are already in Japan and want to secure concert tickets, there are plenty of ways to...

How to Buy Japanese Tickets from Overseas (Updated in 2023)

How to Buy Japanese Tickets from Overseas (Updated in 2023)

For most concerts in Japan, tickets are sold through at least one of the major online ticket retailers (similar to Ticketmaster in other countries). However, at least some (usually the most important) parts of their websites tend to be only available in Japanese. To...