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Japan Times
CULTURE / Music
Apr 22, 2022
Anna Takeuchi discovers the power of positive pop
While many musicians embraced the glum stagnation of the COVID years, Anna Takeuchi chose to take those lemons and make lemonade with her new album, 'Tickets.'
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 26, 2019
Tokyo's Shinjuku Gyoen National Park to start selling tickets online
Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, one of Tokyo's largest and most popular parks, will start selling entrance tickets online later this week ahead of next year's Olympics with an eye on cutting queuing times, the government said Tuesday.
Rugby
Aug 9, 2019
Remainder of RWC tickets to be sold online
The last big batch of tickets for the Rugby World Cup in Japan can be purchased online starting Saturday, with organizers making a last-minute push in their bid to completely fill the stadiums.
OLYMPICS
Aug 8, 2019
Top premium ticket packages to sell for ¥6.35 million
The organizing committee for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games said Wednesday it will sell premium ticket packages including upscale food service and admission to the opening and closing ceremonies, with a top price tag of ¥6.35 million ($60,000).
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 6, 2019
Losers from first round of Tokyo 2020 ticket lottery to get second chance
Those who were left empty-handed following the first-round lottery in June will get a second chance to apply for tickets beginning Thursday.
Japan Times
OLYMPICS
Jun 14, 2019
Ban on ticket scalping comes into force ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics
A law that prohibits ticket scalping for concerts and sports events came into force Friday ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 5, 2019
Application site for Tokyo 2020 Olympic ticket lottery to open in May
Tokyo's Olympic organizing committee said Friday that it will start accepting applications for the 2020 Olympic ticket lottery in May.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / Japan Pulse
Mar 30, 2019
With resellers, fans must take matters into their own hands
Few groups in Japan respond to a slight quite like Disney devotees. This year marks the 35th anniversary of the conglomerate's Tokyo Disneyland park, and to celebrate and rack up some more revenue, earlier this year it unveiled a line of limited-edition goods tied to the occasion.
JAPAN
Dec 8, 2018
Japan enacts law against ticket scalping ahead of Olympics
The Diet on Saturday passed a bill that will prohibit ticket scalping for concerts and sports events in the run-up to the Tokyo Olympics in 2020.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 24, 2018
JR Tokai employee fired for allegedly embezzling money from foreign shinkansen passengers
Central Japan Railway Co. (JR Tokai) said Thursday it fired a male employee who is alleged to have embezzled about ¥100,000 after overcharging foreign passengers for shinkansen tickets at Shin-Osaka Station on seven occasions this year.
JAPAN
May 15, 2018
2020 Tokyo Olympics organizers propose ¥288,000 price cap on tickets for opening ceremony
The organizing committee for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games proposed a ¥288,000 ($2,600) cap on entry prices for the games' opening ceremony at a ticket sales strategy meeting Tuesday.
Japan Times
Rugby
Jan 17, 2018
Rugby World Cup ticket sales program gets ready for worldwide launch
With less than two years to go until Asia's first Rugby World Cup, the ticket sales program for the 2019 tournament will launch simultaneously around the world on Friday, Japan time.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 13, 2016
Facial recognition used against concert ticket scalping in Japan
When a 48-year-old male fan of girl band Momoiro Clover Z arrived at a recent concert, he looked into the camera of a facial-recognition device to get his pre-paid ticket.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 13, 2015
Subway worker's ticket chad masterpiece goes viral
Japan's rail service, known for its punctuality and reliability, has not only been appealing to rail fans but is also the subject of great pride among its employees — so much so that one of them has created an artwork depicting a train with 153,600 fragments from passenger tickets.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 19, 2015
Buried Bostonians get Red Sox Ttckets for clearing hydrants
The Boston Red Sox are offering free tickets to fans who help the city deal with its near-record snow.

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