Dome Theater GAIA - Program Schedule

Dome Theater

At the 6F 112-seat spherical theater, the hemisphere will fill the screen and dynamic images can be experienced and enjoyed.

*From Wednesday, January 09 to Friday, March 22, 2019, Dome Theater will be temporary closed for facility maintenance.

A reservation is required at the Dome Theater.
Reservations can be made by the following methods.
(1) Making a reservation on-site (first-come, first-reserved basis) (Please make a reservation when purchasing admission tickets at the ticket booth.)
Fee for the Dome Theater: 300 yen for adults, 100 yen for those 18 years old or under.
*Tickets for the Dome Theater can only be purchased along with admission tickets.
(2) Making a reservation online (Reservations can be made by 5 p.m. on the previous day of the show)
Advance reservation for the Dome Theater
List of charges

Program Showing

3D dome theater film "The Man from the 9 Dimensions"


A 3D dome movie on the "Theory of Everything", the ultimate goal of physics to describe all natural phenomena by a single consistent theory. Directed by Takashi Shimizu of "The Grudge" and "Kiki's Delivery Service", 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 you have never seen before.
(Run Time: Approx. 30 min.)
*Offered in Japanese.
*An English audio system can be used

VFX-JAPAN Awards 2017
Outstanding Visual Effects - Pioneering Visual Effects

※Japanese only
AIS Good Practice Awards 2016
Awarded at the IPS Fulldome Festival 2016 for the Best Educational Production Award


3D Image Program "BIRTHDAY - What Links the Universe and Me -"

(C)4D2U Project, NAOJ

This program connects regular spaces from our daily lives with the amazing scale of space. Images of the Universe based on scientific data from world renowned research institutes are breathtaking in full-dome 3D, and they make you feel as if you are floating space.
(Run Time: Approx. 25 min.)
*Offered in Japanese.
*An English audio system can be used.


Program Schedule

weekdays weekends and public holidays
10:30 The Man from the 9 Dimensions The Man from the 9 Dimensions
12:30 - The Man from the 9 Dimensions
13:30 The Man from the 9 Dimensions The Man from the 9 Dimensions
15:30 The Man from the 9 Dimensions The Man from the 9 Dimensions

Image system

All Sky super high precision 3D image system "Atmos"

An image experience that pursues reality which allows you to feel the presence of the vibrant atmosphere is made possible by projecting bright and super high definition images with 4 high intensity projectors.

Planetarium Projector "MEGASTAR-II cosmos"

It is a projector that projects 10 million fixed stars. Feel a sense of the scale of space through this realistic starry sky.

Dome Theater