Same-day reservation - Information on distribution of Numbered Tickets


First Distribution

Time:9:10 -
Number of performances:up to 6
10:20, 11:10, 12:00, 12:50, 13:40 and 14:30

Second Distribution

Time:14:00 -
Number of performances:up to 3
15:20, 16:10 and 17:00
Place of ticket distribution:Deck on 2nd fl., North Gate

Distribution of tickets for children (Wed., July 20 to Wed., August 31)

* Elementary school age or lower (from four to eleven years old)and one accompanying person per child
* 300 tickets for each distribution

Time:9:45 -
Number of performances:2 times available
11:10 and 12:00

Distribution for persons of advanced age

* More than seventy years old and one accompanying person
* 400 tickets for each distribution

Time:9:45 -
Number of performances:3 times available
12:50,13:40 and 14:30

Distribution for disabled visitors

* Persons using ordinary wheelchairs with other person(s) assisting them.

Time:After opening of the gate
Reserved places for wheelchairs:48 places (4 places x 12 times)
Places for visitors accompanying disabled visitors:total of 240 places per day

Note: The place for distributing tickets is in front of the pavilion except in the case of the “second distribution,” where it is the 2nd floor, North Gate.

Hitachi Group Pavilion

Distribution of Numbered Ticket

Time:9:10 - (*1)
Entrance Time:People who will enter the EXPO grounds from 10:00 until 17:00(*2)

*1. After the opening of EXPO grounds each day, we will distribute Numbered Tickets until reaching a fixed number in order of visitors’ arrival.
*2. People entering from 17:00 until 20:30 may enter this pavilion in order of arrival without Numbered Tickets.
*3. Same-day reservations are possible for persons of advanced age, persons in wheel chairs and disabled visitors carrying a “physical disability certification booklet.”

Persons of advanced age

Over 65 years old and one accompanying person

Disabled visitors

Persons in wheel chairs and up to two attending people
Disabled visitors with certification and one attending person

In order of arrival after 17:00
Entry is cut off upon reaching a fixed number

Mountain of DreamsTheme Theater “OPEN YOUR MIND”

First Distribution

Time:9:00 -
Number of performances:up to 28 times available(9:30 - 16:15)

Second Distribution

Time:16:00 -
Number of performances:up to 8 times available(16:30 - 18:15)

Third Distribution

Time:18:00 -
Number of performances:up to 10 times available(18:30 - 20:45)

Mountain of DreamsShachihata Mark Town (“Make Your Mark”)

Numbered Tickets for workshops

First Distribution

Time:9:00 -
Number of workshops:Six, held at 10:30, 11:15, 12:45, 13:30, 14:30 and 15:30

Second Distribution

Time:13:00 -
Number of workshops:Four, held at 16:30, 17:15, 18:45 and 19:30


First Distribution

Time:9:00 -
Number of performances:up to 17 times available
Time schedule:10:20, 10:40, 11:00, 11:20, 11:40, 12:00, 12:20, 12:40, 13:00, 13:20, 13:40, 14:00, 14:20, 14:40, 15:00, 15:20 and 15:40

Second Distribution

Time:15:00 -
Number of performances:up to 9 times available
Time schedule:16:00, 16:20, 16:40, 17:00, 17:20, 17:40, 18:00, 18:20 and 18:40

Method of distributing Numbered Tickets

Each distribution will be stopped upon reaching a fixed number.
Distribution will be made in order of arrival from earlier performances.
Please understand that it is not possible with a Numbered Ticket to specify in advance the exact time of the performance to be seen.

Global House

Orange Hall and Mammoth Lab. / Blue Hall and Mammoth Lab.

As tickets will be distributed in order of specific entry times for the Orange Hall or Blue Hall, it is not possible for visitors to specify their preferred Hall.

First Distribution

Time:9:00 -
Number of performances:Orange Hall24 times(9:30 - 17:10)
Entry at 09:30 will be available only when a vacancy occurs in the preferential ticket allotment for schools.
Blue Hall12 times(9:20 - 16:40)

Second Distribution

Time:17:00 -
Number of performances:Orange Hall8 times(17:30 - 19:50)
Blue Hall4 times(17:20 - 19:20)

Exclusive observation of Mammoth Lab.

Time:around 10:00 -
Number of performances:40-minute observation periods from 10:20 until 19:40

Priority Numbered Tickets for persons of advanced age

* Priority of ticket distribution goes to people more than 70 years old.
*If one group includes less than 70 year-old people, priority tickets for up to 4 accompanying persons will be available.

Time:9:00 -
Number of performances:Blue Hall12:00, 12:40, 13:20, 14:00 and 14:40(100 persons at one time)
Orange Hall12:10, 12:30, 12:50, 13:10, 13:30, 13:50, 14:10, 14:30 and 14:50(30 persons at one time)

Priority Numbered Tickets for disabled visitors

* Priority-distribution tickets at Blue Hall, Orange Hall and Mammoth Lab. for persons in wheel chairs and up to 3 accompanying persons

Time:After opening of the gate
Number of performances:4 (9:20, 10:00, 10:40 and 11:20)(6 groups at a time)
10 (12:00, 12:40, 13:20, 14:00, 14:40, 15:20, 16:00, 16:40, 17:20 and 18:00)(10 groups at a time)
1 (18:40)(3 groups at a time)

Japan Pavilion Seto

Time:From opening of the gate until the last distribution
Method of distributing Numbered Tickets:Tickets will be distributed “as occasion demands” when they are ready.
  • Ticket distribution will be made at the Numbered Ticket Counter (*2). Please note you can take no ticket directly at Japan Pavilion Seto.
  • Tickets will be distributed in order of the earliest site you will visit, but it is not possible to select the exact time.
  • We will prepare two kinds of colored tickets, red and blue, which will be distributed on alternate days -- for example, red for “Red Team performance of Gundoku group recitation” and blue for “Blue Team performance of Gundoku group recitation.”

Note 1: Advance reservations and group reservations will not be possible.
Note 2: The Numbered Ticket Counter will be located at Kaisho Plaza of the Seto Area (near the exit from the Civic Pavilion).


  • There will be a maximum of 7 wheel chair reservation places for any specific performance/event.
  • Please note that children less than 4 years old cannot be present during performances in the theater in Japan Pavilion Seto (2nd floor). However monitor- screens for observing the theater performances will be available in the lobby.