Sun, Dec
03

“Big in Japan” Documentary Screening

7:00pm – 11:00pm
¥2,375 (advance sales)¥2,375 (on the door)

Big in Japan is a laugh-out-loud investigation into the complex, ever-changing nature of fame in modern culture and the wacky phenomenon of foreign celebrity in Japan. This exclusive Q&A screening includes a very special appearance by stars of the film, including everyone’s favorite cross-dressing rock god, Ladybeard!

After hearing about the huge demand for foreign talents in Japan, three Aussie filmmakers ship their lives to Tokyo on an outrageous DIY mission to make ‘ordinary’ Dave famous. Along the way, they meet an eclectic ensemble of gaijin tarento (foreign talents) at various stages of the celebrity journey: a feisty Aussie cross-dresser, a starry-eyed Canadian J-pop wannabe and veteran TV sweetheart, Bob “The Beast” Sapp. But just how far must they go to reach the masses that real celebrity requires? A decidedly anti-Hollywood fame documentary.

PLEASE NOTE: Enough tickets must be sold before November 20th to ensure this screening goes ahead, if it doesn’t happen, purchased tickets will be refunded—no one loses out!

Tokyo's Best Events and Cultural Activities in Your Inbox Every Week

Featured Events
Related Events
  • Tokyo Art Book Fair
    Mid
    Jul

    The Tokyo Art Book Fair

    Postponed

    After a brief hiatus in preparation for a new venue, the 11th Art Book Fair is to be held at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Tokyo. The Tokyo Art Book Fair gathers over 300 exhibitors from around the world. […]

    Free
  • Thu, Jul
    16

    Berlin 7/16

    Berlin party is back on July 16 with a line-up of talented live bands and DJs. On the roster is Japanese funk band MÉLANGE with Nao Right Nao on the talkbox and some local DJs playing techno, house, and indie. […]

    7:30pm – 12:00am
    Free
  • Arakawa River Tokyo
    Sat, Jul
    18

    Tokyo River Clean-Up: Edogawa

    A chance to do something good, meet new people and have a great day out in Tokyo. The river clean-up project focuses on the Arakawa and Edogawa rivers and gets together on a monthly basis. As well as helping the […]

    9:00am – 6:30pm
    Free
  • brazilian day tokyo
    Mid
    ~
    Late
    Jul

    Brazilian Day Japan 2020

    Cancelled

    The Festival Brazil returns to the Event Square of Tokyo’s Yoyogi Park in mid July. Brazilians make up the third biggest immigrant population in Japan, so this festival is huge for the community as well as with non-Brazillians. Attendance estimates […]

    11:00am – 8:00pm
    Free

Recommended hotels located nearby