Waentei-kikko -- Japanese haute cuisine and Tsugaru-shamisen (and other forms of traditional Japanese music) at Asakusa, Tokyo.

Kodai Fukui

The proprieter of this restaurant is an accomplished Tsugaru Shamisen player. He looks forward to sharing with you an authentic musical and dining experience.

At present, his main activity is national and international concert tour with Ikuzo Yoshi. Performances at Shinjuku Koma Theater, and the following TV programs: NHK's widely watched end of the year popular music show (Kohaku Uta Gassen), Kayo Concert, and Futarino Big Show(annual performance by two popular singers). Recording of soundtrack of historical TV drama, Fuji TV (Kayoh Jidaigeki) He has a lot of student in Tokyo, Kanagawa, Chiba, Tochigi area, teaching Tsugaru Shamisen. Performances with Wadaiko (Japanese Drums), Shakuhachi and Koto, maintaining tradition while experimenting with new styles. He's a talented young Tsugaru Shamisen player.

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