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General Audience

HAYABUSA2-REBORN-

The show presents a great journey to close in on a secret of birth of the solar system, and you will watch a surprised process of asteroid exploration in detail.
As the third and last episode in 'HAYABUSA' and 'HAYABUSA2' movie series, this show rounds out the story of HAYABUSA mission which continued 10 years. Enjoy a story of HAYABUSA2’s bold challenge with spectacular image in fulldome.

Genre: Astoronomy / Audience: General Audience / Duration: Approx. 44min
© HAYABUSA2~REBORN Committee

Family General Audience

Night of Falling Stars-Revealing the secrets of meteor showers-

Shooting stars, they emit light and fade away in an instant. What are they? Most shooting stars appear on certain days each year, a phenomenon we call meteor showers. Why do these special nights happen? What is the connection that links shooting stars and our solar system? Come take a journey through time and space to discover the secret of meteor showers.

Genre: Astoronomy / Audience: Family, General Audience / Duration: Approx. 22min / 19min
© Night of Falling Stars Production Committee

General Audience

Sky TourWindow on the Universe

In pursuit of the world’s ever-changing starlit skies.

Journey across beautiful landscapes, oceans and continents to discover the different views into space that our planet offers.

Explore North America, Hawaii, Australia, Bolivia, New Zealand.

A breathtaking film, incorporating timelapse footage gathered over three years of world travel.

Genre: Astoronomy, Nature / Audience: General Audience / Duration: Approx. 35min / 28min
© KAGAYA Studio

General Audience

HORIZONBeyond the Edge of the Visible Universe

We have long tried to find out what is out there in an unknown world ever since we existed on earth. A feeling of curiosity with a question of “Why?” led us to develop a form of science and chase after the horizon in the vast universe. From Geocentric theory to Heliocentric theory, from Steady-state cosmology to Big Bang theory, through the historical figures observing the stars, a fulldome digital planetarium film HORIZON gets to the bottom of the space exploration.

Genre: Astoronomy / Audience: General Audience / Duration: Approx. 41min /28min
© LiVE © GOTO INC

General Audience

Stardust Crystal RadioBirth of the Universe Inflation Theory

How did the universe begin?
This is a story of a boy, Hadrosaurus, and Japanese Weasel set in a mystical space.
This is a fulldome planetarium show.

Genre: Science / Audience: General Audience / Duration: Approx.41min/28min
©Kagawa Prefecture

General Audience

GHOST IN THE SHELL: THE MOVIEVIRTUAL REALITY DIVER

Japan, 2025. Technology has been advancing more and more rapidly.

"Brain cyberization" that makes possible direct connections to information networks via the brain, the technology of "prosthetic bodies" that allows humans to change their body parts into cybernetical ones; in this world where such scientific advances have become common, a bombing attack threat is sent to the Japanese government.

Genre: Character / Audience: General Audience / Duration: Approx. 15min
© Shirow Masamune・Production I.G/KODANSHA・GHOST IN THE SHELL: THE MOVIE.COMMITTEE

Children

BONOBONOFriend from another planet

BONO BONO, a Japanese popular comic since 1986, is coming to the dome screen!
Bonobono, a young sea otter, and his friends move across the planetarium dome screen freely.
With completely new story, they go on a great adventure into space!

Genre: Character / Audience: Children / Duration: Approx. 22min
© MIKIO IGARASHI/TAKE SHOBO,BONOBONO PLANET

General Audience

The Man from the 9 Dimensions

“The Man from the 9 Dimensions” is a 3D fulldome film on the “Theory of Everything”, the ultimate goal of physics to describe all natural phenomena by a single consistent theory. Be ready to be surprised by the new world of vibrating strings and hidden dimensions predicted by the most promising hypothesis for the “Theory of Everything”, the Superstring Theory. Directed by Takashi Shimizu of “The Grudge”, the movie seamlessly fuses live action scenes, mesmerizing CG, and latest techniques of scientific data visualization and guides you through the esoteric world of theoretical physics in a way never before seen.

Genre: Science / Audience: General Audience / Duration: 30 min
https://www.miraikan.jst.go.jp/sp/9dimensions/en/
©Miraikan

General Audience

KAGAYA’s AURORA

Curtain waves, light swirls, and then breaks up.
Different aurora captured by time-lapse is recreated in dome.
Using Computer Graphics, explain mechanism of how aurora is generated.
Glacier shot from high level, image of arctic and row of mountains.
This is a production that lets you fully enjoy the attractiveness of aurora
along with the nature of Ireland and Alaska.

Genre: Nature / Audience: General Audience / Duration: Approx. 26min
http://www.kagayastudio.com/aurora/
©KAGAYA Studio

General Audience

Earth Symphony

How wonderful our planet Earth is!
Aurora, meteorite, snow, clouds and more.
Let's feel the Earth's atmosphere with beautiful phenomenon displayed on the dome screen.
KAGAYA creating a masterpiece in his renowned computer graphics takes you to a healing journey about the story of the sky.
Enjoy a ride with soothing music and starry sky.
Please enjoy seasonal starry sky with dynamic music.

Genre: Nature / Audience: General Audience / Duration: Approx. 27min
http://www.kagayastudio.com/symphony/
©KAGAYA Studio