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The Tokyo Comedy Store

"Funnier than you think we'll be!"

The Tokyo Comedy Store is proud to bring you Tokyo's best all English comedy, at a variety of venues around town. The Tokyo Comedy Store isn't a particular place, it's a group of performers who have different shows in different places - we bring the comedy to you! We've been the cornerstone of English comedy in Tokyo since 1995, and we're not only still going strong, but getting funnier and more polished every year! And being in our audience or joining our community of people who love to laugh is a great way to meet friends and hang out with the funniest people in town.

Use our handy guides below to find the event that's right for you... Check out our Shows by Content to see what kind of show suits you. Or see which shows are convenient to get to with our Shows by Location map. If you want to know what kind of value you're getting for your yen, our Shows by Price guide can help you out. And of course, we have a Schedule page ... it would be ridiculous to not have a schedule page.

We look forward to seeing you at one of our shows!

Shows by Content

All our shows are in English!

The Tokyo Comedy Store loves all kinds of comedy, but standup and improv are the nearest to our heart. Our shows tend to focus on one or the other, but some have a little of both, and you can use our handy chart here to get a sense of what our shows offer. You can also see we have workshops and events that foster the comedy enthusiasts who learn and participate in our broader Tokyo Comedy Store community. We have a system for developing talent up from student shows and open mike nights to our featured shows, loosely represented by Mount Fuji in the background.

Shows by Location

The Tokyo Comedy Store performs around Tokyo, though as you can see we perform mainly around Shibuya, and over the years we've had shows in Roppongi and Shinjuku. We go where the heat is, and that means essentially the main hangouts for the English speaking community.

Shows by Price

The Tokyo Comedy Store prices our shows at roughly 750 yen per hour of entertainment, which is a pretty good deal in this town! Exact prices and payment system vary from show to show. Some shows take payment at the door, and other shows ask that you buy a drink. Also, price can vary depending on the show content. Shows that feature newer performers will be priced lower, for example.

Upcoming Shows

  1. New Material Night
    Tuesday, February 16th, 2016
  2. Standup Comedy at The Hobgoblin
    Thursday, February 18th, 2016
  3. Two Dogs Comedy Show
    Saturday, February 20th, 2016
  4. Gamuso Comedy Show
    Sunday, February 21st, 2016
  5. New Material Night
    Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016
  6. Improvazilla Show
    Friday, February 26th, 2016
  7. New Material Night
    Tuesday, March 1st, 2016
  8. Gamuso Comedy Show
    Friday, March 4th, 2016
  9. New Material Night
    Tuesday, March 8th, 2016
  10. New Material Night
    Tuesday, March 15th, 2016

Check our schedule page for more shows

Recent Blog Entries

  1. Performer line up for standup shows in September, 2015
    Monday, August 31st, 2015
  2. Standup line ups for August 2015
    Tuesday, August 4th, 2015
  3. Tokeyo Jokeyo : Special standup show featuring Michael Hill
    Tuesday, May 12th, 2015
  4. Aidan Killian on performing in Asia
    Monday, April 6th, 2015
  5. Recap of Standup Comedy at The Hobgoblin for Thursday, November 20, 2014
    Sunday, February 1st, 2015
  6. Recap of New Material Night for Tuesday, January 20, 2015
    Sunday, February 1st, 2015
  7. Dave Gutteridge performs standup comedy at Our Space in Hatagaya
    Friday, December 5th, 2014
  8. Recap of New Material Night on Tuesday, November 4th, 2014
    Sunday, December 14th, 2014
  9. Recap of Standup @ The Hobgoblin on Thursday, October 16th, 2014
    Saturday, October 18th, 2014
  10. Recap of New Material Night on Tuesday, October 7, 2014
    Friday, October 10th, 2014