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It’s not just singing! 5 State-of-the-Art Karaoke Boxes in Kyoto

Karaoke is great for taking a break during sightseeing or for having fun at night. There are plenty of karaoke boxes with the latest technology in Kyoto, and here are 5 of them to check out.

1. Recommended for people who like cosplay! Karaokekan Shijo Kawaramachi Main Branch

This karaoke box is very close to Kawaramachi Station. They have lots to offer, including headsets for hands-free singing and a wide variety of cosplay options including uniforms like nurses or anime costumes, so you can become your favorite character and sing. Many passionate anime fans go to sing anime songs as their favorite character. Please find your favorite cosplay and try it!

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1. Recommended for people who like cosplay! Karaokekan Shijo Kawaramachi Main Branch

382-5-13 Komeyacho, Shijo Agaru, Kawaramachi-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

2. You can even play instruments! JOYSOUND Kiyamachi Branch

This branch is about 4 minutes away from Sanjo Station, and very near the Kamo River. You can enjoy a traditional Japanese room since you're in Kyoto, but the recommended room is the room where you can rent instruments. You can use a guitar and have an actual performance! It's great for guitar players and people who want to practice their singing. You can sing like the vocalist of your favorite band! You can rent mic stands and have performances just like concerts! You'll definitely have a great time with everyone!

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2. You can even play instruments! JOYSOUND Kiyamachi Branch

267-3 Kitakurumayacho, 2-chome Higashi-iru, Sanjo Sagaru, Kawaramachi-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

3. Ichikara Kawaramachi Branch

For people who don't like singing in front of others, those who just want to sing karaoke alone, or want to practice before going out in front of an audience, this karaoke box is for you! Just five minutes from Kawaramachi Station, the futuristic design and private space will let you enjoy karaoke without worrying about anyone else. There's a free drink corner, so you can use it when you take a break.

3. Ichikara Kawaramachi Branch

Kojo Building 4F, 324 Shioya-cho, Takoyakushi Sagaru, Kawaramachi-dori, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

4. Feel like you're in Bali?! Jankara Kyoto Ekimae Branch

This karaoke box is right by Kyoto Station's Chuo exit. The recommended room is the Bali Terrace Room, only available at this branch! Rooms with terraces are very rare for karaoke boxes. It's decorated in an Asian style reminiscent of Bali. It's a very open room, so you can sing with all your heart, and you might even get addicted to the feeling! The other recommended room is the Disco Room that comes with a disco ball. It's a great branch for people who want to sing and dance.

4. Feel like you're in Bali?! Jankara Kyoto Ekimae Branch

Thelma Building 6-7F, 849 Higashi-Shiokoji-cho, Shiokoji Sagaru, Higashi-Notoin, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

5. The conceptual rooms are really interesting! Karaoke Big Echo Kyoto Ekimae Branch

This branch is 5 minutes from Kyoto Station's north exit. The recommended rooms are the Party Room that can fit around 40 people as well as the Dual Projection Room where you can enjoy karaoke with images projected in huge sizes on two walls, but something you should definitely check out are the concept rooms. For example, there's the Elegant Room that's very cute and popular with women, the Live Room complete with livehouse-style lighting, and more for you to enjoy!

5. The conceptual rooms are really interesting! Karaoke Big Echo Kyoto Ekimae Branch

2-730 Higashi-Shiokoji-cho, Shichijo Sagaru, Higashi-Nokoin-dori, Shimogyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto

There are various ways to enjoy karaoke, so please find the karaoke style that fits you best!

*Please note that the information in this article is from the time of writing or publication and may differ from the latest information.

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