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MPSA Theatre Department presents, "Anime Momotaro"

Posted on November 30, 2022 by Leif Tabernero

Directed by: Alvin Chan

Written by: Alvin Chan, Eric Johnson & The HTY Ensemble

The show opens to the public Friday, December 2, at 7 p.m.

Synopsis: Momotaro is the Japanese story of a boy who came from a giant peach in order to protect his family from ogres who were pillaging their small village. With the help of his animal friends, Momotaro confronts the ogres to do battle. But is a battle really the solution? This production draws from traditional Japanese theatre techniques as well as anime cartoons to create a magical experience for both young and old alike.

Age appropriate for 5+

Location: Kawaiaha'o Recital Hall, 2nd Floor

Friday, December 2 & December 9 at 7 p.m.
Saturday, December 3 & December 10 at 7 p.m.
Sunday, December 4 & December 11 at 2 p.m.

Free Show for Mid-Pacific Students, Faculty, and Staff on Thursday, December 8 at 4:30 pm

Purchase Tickets Now!

Questions? Please call (808) 973-5136 or email

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