Ichimai no Ticket ~Beatles ga Yattekuru~ (一枚のチケット~ビートルズがやってくる~; One Ticket ~The Beatles Are Coming~) was an Engeki Joshibu musical starring Yajima Maimi as the lead. It is based on the real life story of concert promoter Nagashima Tatsuji. The musical ran from November 27 to December 3, 2017 at Kinokuniya Southern Theater TAKASHIMAYA.

The DVD was released on March 28, 2018.

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

Nowadays concerts are often held at Nippon Budokan,
But until Showa Year 41 (1966) it was considered a sacred location for martial arts, and it would never be lent to singers, much less foreign celebrities.
It was The Beatles who came from the United Kingdom and broke that rule.
The Beatles created a huge sensation in Japan and became a social phenomenon that would rewrite parts of Japanese history.
High school girls eagerly awaited a Beatles concert.
However, parents and teachers' negative view of rock music prohibited them from going to the concert.
If you went, you might have been expelled.
In addition, the police agency in charge of security refused to let The Beatles come.
There was a single promoter who took responsibility for people's conflict.
His name would later be left in history as "the Japanese man who invited The Beatles".
This production depicts a moving story of society in those times from three points of view.

Cast[edit | edit source]

  • Yajima Maimi as Nagashima Tatsuji (永島達司) (Lead role), the president of Kyodo Kikaku
  • Shimizu Saki as Ichiyanagi Midori (一柳みどり), an English teacher and assistant homeroom teacher at Jiyuu no Mori Koukou
From Hello! Project
  • Takase Kurumi as Kawarasaki Yuri (河原崎ユリ), a 3rd year student at Jiyuu no Mori Koukou
  • Kiyono Momohime as Takanabe Ayako (高鍋礼子), a 3rd year student at Jiyuu no Mori Koukou
From Engeki Joshibu
  • Onoda Ayasa as Minegishi Misako (峰岸美佐子), a 3rd year student at Jiyuu no Mori Koukou
  • Ishii Anna as Nakajo Yuko (中条祐子), a 3rd year student at Jiyuu no Mori Koukou
Others
  • Shiotsuki Shuu as Okochi Katsuki (大河内克己), the director-general police inspector of Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department's Special Security for The Beatles
  • Nishikawa Misaki as Mikami Kazuko (三上和子), Nagashima's subordinate
  • Musha Mayu as Ohata Yoshinori (大畑良徳), a political commentator
  • Kyan Chiaki as Nakao Yuichi (中尾勇一), Nagashima's subordinate
  • Ueno Natsuhi as Wakana Shintaro (若菜真太郎), a homeroom teacher at Jiyuu no Mori Koukou
  • Fukunaga Marika as Hosoi Shinnosuke (細井真之介), a political commentator
  • Emoto Junko as Matsutaro Shoriki (正力松太郎), the owner of Yomiuri Shimbun and the president Nippon Budokan

Crew[edit | edit source]

  • Script: Shimizu Yuki
  • Music: Wada Shunsuke
  • Choreography: YOSHIKO
  • Singing Instructor: Niira Etsuko
  • Producer: Niwa Tamon Andrew (BS-TBS)

DVD Tracklist[edit | edit source]

  1. Prologue (プロローグ)
  2. Rainichi Made Ato 3kagetsu (来日まで あと3ヶ月; 3 Months Before Their Arrival in Japan)
  3. Rainichi Made Ato 1kagetsu (来日まで あと1ヶ月; 1 Month Before Their Arrival in Japan)
  4. Rainichi Made Ato 9nichi (来日まで あと9日; 9 Days Before Their Arrival in Japan)
  5. Kouen Toujitsu (公演当日; The Day of the Concert)

Schedule[edit | edit source]

Date Venue Prefecture Doors Open Show Starts
11/27 Kinokuniya Southern Theater TAKASHIMAYA Tokyo 18:30 19:00
11/28 18:30 19:00
11/29 18:30 19:00
11/30 14:30 15:00
18:30 19:00
12/1 18:30 19:00
12/2 11:00 11:30
14:30 15:00
18:00 18:30
12/3 11:00 11:30
14:30 15:00
  • Total: 10 Shows

Trivia[edit | edit source]

Videos[edit | edit source]

Gallery[edit | edit source]

External Links[edit | edit source]

Engeki Joshibu
List of Musicals
2014 Bokutachi Karen na Shounen Gasshoudan | Musical Sengoku Jieitai | LILIUM -Lilium Shoujo Junketsu Kageki- | SMILE FANTASY! | Musical Koisuru Hello Kitty
2015 Week End Survivor | TRIANGLE | Thank You Very Berry
2016 Kizetsu Suru Hodo Aishiteru! | Zoku 11nin Iru! Higashi no Chihei, Nishi no Towa | MODE | Nega Poji Poji
2017 Pharaoh no Haka | Yumemiru Television | Bokutachi Karen na Shounen Gasshoudan | Ichimai no Ticket ~Beatles ga Yattekuru~
2018 Pharaoh no Haka ~Hebi Ou Sneferu~ | Time Repeat ~Towa ni Kimi wo Omou~ | Attack No.1
2019 Fushigi no Kuni no Alicetachi | Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 6 Gaiden ~Tasogare no Kamen~ | Reborn ~13nin no Tamashii wa Kami-sama no Yume wo Miru~
2020 Arabeyonds Nights
Featured Acts / Members
Current Acts / Members

Engeki Joshibu: Sudo Maasa (Playing manager) | Ishii Anna | Onoda Ayasa
Hello! Project: Morning Musume '19 | ANGERME | Juice=Juice | Country Girls | Kobushi Factory | Tsubaki Factory | BEYOOOOONDS | Hello Pro Kenshuusei (Yamada Ichigo, Kanemitsu Ruru)
UP-FRONT GROUP Talent: Takahashi Ai | Shimizu Saki | Yajima Maimi | Nakajima Saki

Former / Inactive Members

From Engeki Joshibu: Matsushita Haruna | Sugimoto Suzuha | Tomizawa Erika
From Morning Musume: Sayashi Riho | Suzuki Kanon | Iikubo Haruna | Kudo Haruka | Ogata Haruna
From Berryz Koubou: Tokunaga Chinami | Natsuyaki Miyabi | Kumai Yurina | Sugaya Risako
From ANGERME: Wada Ayaka | Fukuda Kanon | Nakanishi Kana | Katsuta Rina | Tamura Meimi | Aikawa Maho
From Juice=Juice: Miyazaki Yuka | Yanagawa Nanami
From Kobushi Factory: Fujii Rio | Ogawa Rena | Taguchi Natsumi
From Hello Pro Kenshuusei: Tanabe Nanami | Oura Hirona | Saito Kana | Hashimoto Nagisa | Horie Kizuki | Kanatsu Mizuki | Noguchi Kurumi | Ono Kotomi | Yoshida Marie

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