A four-day mega-party of Japanese rock, this is either your countdown dream or a New Year’s nightmare. If it’s the latter, then check out these alternatives, but if you’re all about the domestic music scene, keep reading. Running since 2003, they boast over 188,000 visitors and 179 acts for last year’s event, and this year’s is set to be even bigger. You can check the full line-up to see if it’s your kind of thing.
The tickets start at ¥12,000 for the first night, ¥12,500 for the two in-between and ¥13,000 for the main event. You can get combined two-night tickets for between ¥22,500 and ¥23,500, three nights for ¥30,500 or ¥31,500 or all four for ¥38,500. Note that only two tickets are available per person in the lottery allocation application.