Mabuyer 3D Stadium now open in Nishihara
The Mabuyer 3D Stadium is now open every day, showing Ryujin Mabuyer, at the Moon Terrace Agarizaki in Nishihara.
Ryujin, which means God of Dragon in Japanese, is a popular television character in Japan that was originally created in Okinawa, and seen in countless television programs. The familiar characters, including Mabuyer, go to an impending stage then inside a screen, moving back and forth. Although the Mabuyer show had been open in large supermarkets on weekends, now it has a permanent home at Moon Terrace Agarizaki, located in C-Building second floor.
Shows run Monday through Friday at 3 p.m. and 5 p.m., with weekend and Japanese holidays shows
at 11 a.m., 1, 4, and 6 p.m. The 45-minute shows include a handshaking event and a photograph opportunity. Admission is ¥1,000 for adults and ¥700 for youngsters. Kids under age three are free. Entry prices include a drinks set.
Ryujin Mabuyer is a Japanese “tokusatsu” or special effect television series based on the adventures of a local Okinawa Prefecture hero of the same name. It first ran in October 2009, with a second season in 2010. A related series, Ryujin Mabuyer Gaiden So! Uchina has 13 episodes that aired in 2009-2010. The latest, a film based on the series, Ryujin Mabuyer The Movie Nantsu no Mabui, was released in January 2012.