Mahabharata is a classic Indian religious scripture. The title means Great 'Maha' Bharatas story which is almost 15times long of Bible. Mahabharata spreads not only in India, but also Asian countries as Java, Malay, Thai, Bali, etc. They worship Mahabharata as their guideline, like religious, ideal, cultural, philosophical, ethical, political, and legal.

The core story of Mahabharata is a dynastic struggle for the throne. The two collateral branches of the Bharata family that participate in the struggle are the Kaurava and the Pandava. The struggle culminates in the great battle of Kurukshetra. The main cause of the struggle are concupiscence, envy, anger, animosity and sadness.
KOIKE HIROSHI bridge project produced Chapter 1 in Cambodia 2013. And Chapter 2 was in India and 5 other Asian countries 2015.
This Chapter 2.5 is from the scene 'exile to the forest' to before 'the war' scene.
This mythical story was narrated beyond time, nation and religion.
We produce it for all civilian.

Mahabharata is a classic Indian religious scripture. The title means Great 'Maha' Bharatas story which is almost 15times long of Bible. Mahabharata spreads not only in India, but also Asian countries as Java, Malay, Thai, Bali, etc. They worship Mahabharata as their guideline, like religious, ideal, cultural, philosophical, ethical, political, and legal.

The core story of Mahabharata is a dynastic struggle for the throne. The two collateral branches of the Bharata family that participate in the struggle are the Kaurava and the Pandava. The struggle culminates in the great battle of Kurukshetra. The main cause of the struggle are concupiscence, envy, anger, animosity and sadness.
KOIKE HIROSHI bridge project produced Chapter 1 in Cambodia 2013. And Chapter 2 was in India and 5 other Asian countries 2015.
This Chapter 2.5 is from the scene 'exile to the forest' to before 'the war' scene.
This mythical story was narrated beyond time, nation and religion.
We produce it for all civilian.

Mahabharata is a classic Indian religious scripture. The title means Great 'Maha' Bharatas story which is almost 15times long of Bible. Mahabharata spreads not only in India, but also Asian countries as Java, Malay, Thai, Bali, etc. They worship Mahabharata as their guideline, like religious, ideal, cultural, philosophical, ethical, political, and legal.

The core story of Mahabharata is a dynastic struggle for the throne. The two collateral branches of the Bharata family that participate in the struggle are the Kaurava and the Pandava. The struggle culminates in the great battle of Kurukshetra. The main cause of the struggle are concupiscence, envy, anger, animosity and sadness.
KOIKE HIROSHI bridge project produced Chapter 1 in Cambodia 2013. And Chapter 2 was in India and 5 other Asian countries 2015.
This Chapter 2.5 is from the scene 'exile to the forest' to before 'the war' scene.
This mythical story was narrated beyond time, nation and religion.
We produce it for all civilian.

Mahabharata is one of the world's three major epic. In Southeastern to Southern Asia, it is the most famous narrative up to Ramayana. We Japanese don't have to learn the details, better to know that this story has linked current events in Japan. Enmity and Suspicion leads the big battle. Can you say, 'Oh, I'm in trouble..' if you were in this kind of situation?
This series began from Cambodia in 2013, India in 2014, this year in Japan and next year in Indonesia and so on…until 2020. Collaborate with asian artists, we are going to create the harmonised world. In contradictory to the ruining story, we seek HARMONY. Based on skilled asian artists' help, we will create the best stage. Please enjoy this middle part of long, long narrative.
Since too long it is, I can't make it in one stage. Till 2017, we continue to represent with talented asian artists and target the Final in 2020.

Mahabharata is one of the world's three major epic. In Southeastern to Southern Asia, it is the most famous narrative up to Ramayana. We Japanese don't have to learn the details, better to know that this story has linked current events in Japan. Enmity and Suspicion leads the big battle. Can you say, 'Oh, I'm in trouble..' if you were in this kind of situation?
This series began from Cambodia in 2013, India in 2014, this year in Japan and next year in Indonesia and so on…until 2020. Collaborate with asian artists, we are going to create the harmonised world. In contradictory to the ruining story, we seek HARMONY. Based on skilled asian artists' help, we will create the best stage. Please enjoy this middle part of long, long narrative.
Since too long it is, I can't make it in one stage. Till 2017, we continue to represent with talented asian artists and target the Final in 2020.

Mahabharata is one of the world's three major epic. In Southeastern to Southern Asia, it is the most famous narrative up to Ramayana. We Japanese don't have to learn the details, better to know that this story has linked current events in Japan. Enmity and Suspicion leads the big battle. Can you say, 'Oh, I'm in trouble..' if you were in this kind of situation?
This series began from Cambodia in 2013, India in 2014, this year in Japan and next year in Indonesia and so on…until 2020. Collaborate with asian artists, we are going to create the harmonised world. In contradictory to the ruining story, we seek HARMONY. Based on skilled asian artists' help, we will create the best stage. Please enjoy this middle part of long, long narrative.
Since too long it is, I can't make it in one stage. Till 2017, we continue to represent with talented asian artists and target the Final in 2020.

Cast profile

Cast profile

TETSURO KOYANO
While in Tokai Musical University, started Bali Dance on top of the study of sound scape. Went to Sekolah TInggi Seni Indonesia in 1995. Studied under various modern Bali dance masters, affected not only dance skills and also spiritual thought. In 2006, moved America by grant of Asian Cultural Council. Played "Gulliver & Swift" , "PUNK Don Quixote" , "Snow White" in PAPPA TARA HUMARA,and "The Restaurant of Many Orders" ,"Odyssey of Wind" "Mahabharata chapter1 2013", "Mahabharata chapter2 2014" in KOIKE HIROSHI bridge project.
MAO ARATA
Started modern ballet at the age of 4. After graduation from university, joined PAPPA TARA HUMARA. Performed as main dancer. Recently, solo performing and collaborate with various background artists. Teaching at University, High-school and Junior-high.
SACHIKO SHIRAI
Began classic ballet at 7. For 6 years learnt Tachibana Ballet School from 1982. Studied under ASAMI MAKi. Graduated from Japan Women's College of Physical Education, dancing course. While in school, studied Pantomime under Junzo Ota. Joined PAPPA TARA HUMARA in 1989. Performed almost all stages as main dancer. Energetic teaching ballet at the moment. Played "The Restaurant of Many Orders" ,"Odyssey of Wind" "Mahabharata chapter1 2013", "Mahabharata chapter2 2014" in KOIKE HIROSHI bridge project.
KAI TANIGUCHI
In youth, started gymnastics. 20years old, studied handstand and juggling at Sawairi International Circus School. While in school, played "Tokyo International Pool Festival", "Katte Tamaruka Kenshinmaru". Enrolled PIA in 2012, studied for two years. Solo performing at the moment, played "The Night of Galaxy", "Odyssey of Wind" tour. Began recently new circus group "IRU SPEOPLE".
MAKOTO MATSUSHIMA
Joined PAPPA TARA HUMARA 1984-2006, as performer, Scenic Artist, Objective Designer. Recently, Solo performing, CF choreographer, workshop organising for a company, stage direction. In Europe and America, continue to establish his own style, mixture of Dance / Play, Original Voice, Asian style of physical expression. From 2004, part-time fashion expression teacher at SUGINO FASHION COLLEGE. In 2008 Korea National University of Arts guest professor.
SHINGO YOSHIZAWA
Actor / Dancer. Born in May25,1990. Graduated from Rikkyo University body expression and cinematic arts course. Encountered SABURO TESHIGAWARA, started contemporary dance at the age of 23. While in school, went Bungaku-za preschool for three years. As an actor joined MASATKA MATSUMOTO's MAREBITO-NO-KAI. At the moment, playing drama series "Acting NAGASAKI".
YUTARO TSUCHIYA
Born 1981 in Kanagawa. Graduated from Kyoto Seika University. In 2002, went to Chiang Mai Thai, mastered Northern Thai classical dance. Learnt by national treasures, joined a lot of local shows. Came back, beginning from performing at a party organised by Thai embassy, experienced many shows in Japan. In 2013, got Thai dancer name "Siri Mongkol Skana". At the moment, raising loveable baby, playing various events and shows.
LEE SWEE KEONG
Learnt Ballet & Contemporary dance in Malaysia, established NYOBA Kan, Malaysia’s only Butoh dance company, fusion of meditation and ZEN philosophy, 1995. "JUNIOR WHITE" , "Curfew" and many stages. In 2000, choreographed musical edition of "Siddhartha" in South Africa. Invited by INTERNATIONAL ARTIST PROGRAM in 2001. Performed "Mahabharata chapter1 2013", "Mahabharata chapter2 2014" in KOIKE HIROSHI bridge project.
SUNON WACHIRAWARAKARN
After graduation from Rangsit University, acted various stages. Since 2004, started training of Pichet Klunchun. As a main dancer of "Tam Kai", toured Europe, America and Asia. In 2011, as got a grant of Asian Cultural Council, went to America for 6 months. After came back, solo danced at Chang theatre.
SHITAMACHI-KYODAI
Born in Tokyo downtown 1963. Composed many tunes as a sound producer / song writer. He uses SHITAMACHI=KYODAI as a rap performer / djembe player. Organised original label SHIBAURARECORDS(since 1992). Also released many tunes from majors. Voice acting, "Tottoko HAM taro" , "DONKEY KONG". Stage, "HEART OF GOLD" by PAPPA TARA HUMARA, Movie, "SAYONARA NO SEIKYU-SYO" directed by KENTARO KISHI. Joined 2008 Beijing Olympic theme song "1" ."Odyssey of Wind" in KOIKE HIROSHI bridge project.

Cast profile

Mahabharata is an Indian religious scripture written by Sanskrit, 18 volumes, 10 million poetic words. It is almost 15 times longer than Bible.

We can hardly find such a long epic in the world.
This ancient narrative has influenced Asian religion, idealism, culture, philosophy, ethic, politic, and law deeply.
This stage tells the scene from 'exile to the forest' to 'before the war'.
This mythical story was narrated beyond time, nation and religion.
We produce it for all civilian.

Mahabharata is an Indian religious scripture written by Sanskrit, 18 volumes, 10 million poetic words. It is almost 15 times longer than Bible.

We can hardly find such a long epic in the world.
This ancient narrative has influenced Asian religion, idealism, culture, philosophy, ethic, politic, and law deeply.
This stage tells the scene from 'exile to the forest' to 'before the war'.
This mythical story was narrated beyond time, nation and religion.
We produce it for all civilian.

Mahabharata is an Indian religious scripture written by Sanskrit, 18 volumes, 10 million poetic words. It is almost 15 times longer than Bible.

We can hardly find such a long epic in the world.
This ancient narrative has influenced Asian religion, idealism, culture, philosophy, ethic, politic, and law deeply.
This stage tells the scene from 'exile to the forest' to 'before the war'.
This mythical story was narrated beyond time, nation and religion.
We produce it for all civilian.

Stage information

Bangkok 

November 23, 24

Bangkok

November 23, 24
 

Chulalongkorn University
254 Phyathai Road, Patumwan,Bangkok Thailand. 10330
Telephone: +662-218-3280

Shanghai

November 28, 29

Shanghai
November 28, 29

Shanghai International Contemporary Theatre Festival 参加

 

上海話術劇場
Shanghai Dramatic Arts Center

288 Anfu Lu, near Wukang Lu 安福路288号、近武康路
TEL +86-21-6473-4567

Manila

December 2, 3

Manila
December 2, 3


The PETA Theater Center
No.5 Eymard Drive, New Manila Quezon City, Metro Manila 1112 Philippines
TEL: 632-7256-244
Email: petafr@petatheater.com or petatheater@gmail.com

Tokyo

December 8-16

Tokyo
December 8 - 16 (10 stages)


Kichijoji Theatre
KIchijoji-honcho1-33-22, Musashino-shi, Tokyo 180-0004
TEL:0422-22-0911
http://www.musashino-culture.or.jp/k_theatre/index.html
Ticket information
SAI 03-3385-2066 
E-plus http://eplus.jp
Fee (All Reserved)
¥4800
Student ¥3900
Under high school student ¥2000

Stage information

Bangkok 

November 23, 24

Bangkok

November 23, 24
 

Chulalongkorn University
254 Phyathai Road, Patumwan,Bangkok Thailand. 10330
Telephone: +662-218-3280

Shanghai

November 28, 29

Shanghai
November 28, 29

Shanghai International Contemporary Theatre Festival 参加

 

上海話術劇場
Shanghai Dramatic Arts Center

288 Anfu Lu, near Wukang Lu 安福路288号、近武康路
TEL +86-21-6473-4567

Manila

December 2, 3

Manila
December 2, 3


The PETA Theater Center
No.5 Eymard Drive, New Manila Quezon City, Metro Manila 1112 Philippines
TEL: 632-7256-244
Email: petafr@petatheater.com or petatheater@gmail.com

Tokyo

December 8-16

Tokyo
December 8 - 16 (10 stages)


Kichijoji Theatre
KIchijoji-honcho1-33-22, Musashino-shi, Tokyo 180-0004
TEL:0422-22-0911
http://www.musashino-culture.or.jp/k_theatre/index.html
Ticket information
SAI 03-3385-2066 
E-plus http://eplus.jp
Fee (All Reserved)
¥4800
Student ¥3900
Under high school student ¥2000

Stage information

Bangkok 

November 23, 24

Bangkok

November 23, 24
 

Chulalongkorn University
254 Phyathai Road, Patumwan,Bangkok Thailand. 10330
Telephone: +662-218-3280

Shanghai

November 28, 29

Shanghai
November 28, 29

Shanghai International Contemporary Theatre Festival 参加

 

上海話術劇場
Shanghai Dramatic Arts Center

288 Anfu Lu, near Wukang Lu 安福路288号、近武康路
TEL +86-21-6473-4567

Manila

December 2, 3

Manila
December 2, 3


The PETA Theater Center
No.5 Eymard Drive, New Manila Quezon City, Metro Manila 1112 Philippines
TEL: 632-7256-244
Email: petafr@petatheater.com or petatheater@gmail.com

Tokyo

December 8-16

Tokyo
December 8 - 16 (10 stages)


Kichijoji Theatre
KIchijoji-honcho1-33-22, Musashino-shi, Tokyo 180-0004
TEL:0422-22-0911
http://www.musashino-culture.or.jp/k_theatre/index.html
Ticket information
SAI 03-3385-2066 
E-plus http://eplus.jp
Fee (All Reserved)
¥4800
Student ¥3900
Under high school student ¥2000

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