Tokyo Boredom was originally a massive thank-you to indie music fans. Dedicated punters who paid at least ¥2,000 every week to get into shows were treated to a free gig when all the acts at the event pitched in to pay for it.

However, as with a similar event last September, the size of this two-day festival and the decision to bring in some more popular artists means that the ticket fee is back in place, with ¥3,000 getting you access to 36 bands over the course of the weekend. Of course, it’s still a bargain considering what’s on offer (and unlike most live events, they don’t gouge you for overpriced drink tickets).

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