Space Hippo

A hilarious and epic science fiction adventure, experienced with live animation.
With an original score by Elliott Loran.
The show has received five star reviews and won multiple awards including OVERALL BET SHOW at the Victoria Fringe Festival.

★★★★★ - CBC 
★★★★★ - Otaku No Culture
★★★★1/2 - Winnipeg Free Press


Shadow Kingdom

Shadow Kingdom is a fantasy-adventure show done in a cinematic shadow puppetry style. Aimed at young people and the young at heart.


Since first premiered in 2017, the show has already been performed in 3 different languages - English, Japanese and Portuguese. In 2018, the show received  Patron's Pick Award in Toronto Fringe Festival.


★★★★★ - NOW Magazine Toronto
Shadow Kingdom ought to be held as the standard for children’s
entertainment." - Shay Erlich



Using live music, narration and cinematic shadow puppetry, we present a dark fantasy about a man who is cursed to live as a tree for a thousand years.

Mochinosha created this new play in collaboration with Japanese musician Tama Shinya who narrates, plays guitar and voices nine characters in the show.  It premiered recently in Tokyo and Kagawa where it was well received by audiences.

MIMI The Gourmet Cat

Short shadow puppet show aimed at 3 years old +. 

The story of a cat named Mimi, who loves food. One day her owner leaves home without feeding her. Mimi, hungry and impatient, escapes from the house, disguises herself as a human and gets on a plane to explore the world of food!

Puppet Show for Young Children

Our repertory includes shows for young Children from kindergarten to elementary school kids as well as their families.
All of the shows are about 20 - 30 minute long. Program are customizable by choosing several shows and/or our short shadow workshop. We bring shows to preschool, kindergarten, elementary school and community center with our own gear. For more details, please contact us.

Glove Puppet Theatre

A fun puppet show with English teaching elements, performed by both Canadian and Japanese puppeteers.

Various colourful characters interact with kids by talking, singing and dancing! This show is best for school or private classes where they teach English to young children.


Phone: +81-90-6176-7542

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