The Saitama Super Arena is a multi-purpose indoor stadium located in the suburbs of Tokyo. Depending on the event, it can be the hall layount can change significantly due to a moving wall. It hosts various events, from exhibitions, sports and martial arts matches to small and large concert shows.
Capacity: up to 37,000 people
Completed in: 2000
Some events that took place here before:
Basket World Champtionships, UFC / MMA fights, World Figure Skating Championships, NHL ice hockey games, and many more.
Some artists that have played concerts here before:
AKB48, Namie Amuro, B’z, Babymetal, Masaharu Fukuyama, Gackt, Glay, Ayumi Hamasaki, Mr. Children, Shiina Ringo, Utada Hikaru, Beyoncé, Mariah Carey, Coldplay, Lady Gaga, Avril Lavigne, Muse, Radiohead, Taylor Swift, U2, One Direction and many others.
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The size and seating layout of this hall is very variable. Most concerts are held in the “Stadium Mode” configuration or “Main Arena Mode” configuration.
Important: Note that the design and location of the stage can differ from the picture. Some concerts have the main stage in the center. There can also be sidestages and/or bridges through/above the seats on the arena floor.
The closest train/subway stations are:
JR Satiama Shin-Toshin Station: JR Keihin-Tohoku Line (blue), JR Utsunomiya/Takasaki Line (orange)
7-minute walk away:
JR Kita-Yono Station: JR Saikyo Line (green)
To check train connections online: http://www.hyperdia.com/ (English/Japanese/Chinese)
To find the best prices for hotels near the venue, we recommend checking this site. If you are planning to do sight seeing in and around Tokyo, it might also be a good idea to stay near large train stations such as Shinjuku, Shibuya, Tokyo Main Station, Ikebukuro or Akihabara. This is actually recommended, due to the small numbers of hotels near this venue and the closeness from central Tokyo. To look for hotels in the Tokyo area, click here.