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Nagoya-City Samurai & Ninja Festival 2019

Date : 11/10/2019

  • Samurai & Ninja Festival 2019

See, touch, feel, fight. An experiential event that's fun for the whole family.

An event of martial history military entertainment, befitting of Aichi, the Home of the Samurai. Enjoy the whole universe of samurai and ninjas while playing and experiencing what life was like in the Sengoku Warring States period. This autumn, round up the family and march, onward to Odaka Ryokuchi Greens!

Aichi Prefecture is the Home of the Samurai, where countless important samurai of the Sengoku Warring States period were born, including the three utterly famous Heroes of Japan's Toitsu Unification: Nobunaga, Hideyoshi and Ieyasu! At this "Homeland of the Samurai", the Samurai & Ninja Festival 2019 will be a great event themed on all things Samurai, where kids can dress as Ninjas and become one at the "Narikiri" Experience, take part at the Chanbara Samurai Battle Reenactment with toy swords made of foam, watch thrilling live fire matchlock demonstrations, enjoy live stages of ninja and samurai teams from all over the country and much more. A whole day of guaranteed fun for the whole family!


Shutsujin Troop Departure Ceremony & March of the Samurai Lords and Kachidoki Victory Shout

Shutsujin Troop Departure Ceremony & March of The Great Samurai and Kachidoki Victory Shout

With over 200 participants, including samurai and ninja teams, as well as military and armor groups from across the nation, all gathered for a glorious parade of pride and pomp. A great cry of victory will then be carried out with the participation of the parade characters and the spectator public.

•Gyoretsu Procession
Time: 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Place: Various

•Kachidoki Victory Shout
Time: 2:00 - 2:15 PM
Place: Field Space

Chanbara Toy Swords Battle & Challenge Tate Sword Duel Boot Camp

Chanbara Toy Swords Battle & Challenge Tate Sword Duel Boot Camp

The expansive field will be divided in the armies of East and West, and they will fight with soft foam swords. A safe and fun battle experience to learn samurai battle history that kids and adults can enjoy together. Also take part in the Challenge Tate Sword Duel Boot Camp to learn the basics of sword-fighting and exchanging blows at melee combat.

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM
12:15 PM - 12:45 PM
1:45 PM - 2:15 PM
3:15 PM - 3:45 PM
Place: Chanbara Area

Samurai and Ninja Teams Joint Show & Collaboration Skits

Samurai and Ninja Teams Joint Show & Collaboration Skits

Astounding martial acrobatics and thematic dance choreography in a beautiful performance by the samurai and ninja groups from across the country. Lots of entertainment also with the collaborative stages showing the association of characters that will give wings to the imagination!

•Stage Program
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
11:45 AM - 12:30 PM
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Place: 1st Stage

Narikiri! The NINJA World - "Become a Ninja" Experience

Narikiri! The NINJA World -

Dive into the ninja world by wearing ninja costumes, throwing shuriken weapons and blowing darts, and striking ninja poses for photos! Wildly popular among the smaller kids, this attractions makes its way to Odaka Greens!

Time: 10:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Place: Ninja Experience Booth

Hinawaju Matchlock Live Fire Show

Samurai & Ninja Festival 2017

Live fire performance show of Hinawaju matchlock arquebuses demonstrating a variety of types of weapons that both instigate the curiosity for these historic relics and make the soul tremble with their deafening blasts!

Time: 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM
Place: Field Space

Hoyo-jutsu (Takagari) Falconry Show

SamuraHoyo-jutsu (Takagari) Falconry Showi & Ninja Festival 2017

Said to be a practice beloved by both Oda Nobunaga and Tokugawa Ieyasu, watch the amazing demonstrations of Hoyo falconry with birds of prey, or raptors. You may even get close to those amazing hunting birds!

Time: 12:45 PM - 1:15 PM
Place: Field Space

Other Attractions

Aichi Umya-mon-Ichi Gourmet Fair

•Aichi Umya-mon-Ichi Gourmet Fair
A wide assortment of Nagoya Meshi "Samurai Cuisine" and other delicacies of the Tokai Region made available by the countless merchants gathered at the venue. Because a samurai can't fight on an empty belly!

•Kacchu Samurai Armor Exhibit & Wearing Experience
•Old Battlefield Quiz Rally
•Samurai & Sengoku Warring States Merchandise and Goods
•Tourism PR Booths


  • Multipurpose toilet
  • Souvenirs
Date : November 10th (Sunday), 2019
Holding time : 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
*: Estimated event hours, subject to changes.
*: Subject to cancelling in case of inclement weather.
Place : Wakakusayama Hiroba, inside Odaka Ryokuchi Greens Park
Location : 〒459-8001
1-1 Takayama, Odaka-cho, Midori-Ward, Nagoya-City, Aichi Prefecture, Japan
(Odaka Ryokuchi Greens Park)
Fee : Admission free of charge
Parking : Unavailable
*: Guests are kindly requested to refrain from entering the park by car, and to use public transportation as best as possible, as there are no parking facilities, including paid ones, in the areas adjacent to the venue.
Restrooms : Available
Phone number : 052-962-2822
Samurai & Ninja Festival 2019 Secretariat
Weekdays from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Note: This page may not be current due to update time differences between site databases.
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  • Access by public transport
    Access by public transport
    From Nagoya Station, either:
    -Take the Meitetsu Nagoya Line bound for Chiryu/Toyohashi, alight at Sakyoyama Station and walk 15 min southwards, or;
    -Take the JR Tokaido Main Line bound for Obu/Toyohashi, alight at Odaka Station and walk 30 min southeastwards.

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