Where to try Karaoke in Tokyo

Where to try Karaoke in Tokyo

Update: 8 February 2017

You can’t visit Tokyo without taking part in one of Japan’s best pastimes: karaoke. Japanese people love to rent a soundproof room and sing to their heart’s content with their friends, all while enjoying a few beers to loosen the inhibitions. If you’re unsure of where to start, here are some of the best karaoke places in Tokyo to go to.

Save Money by visiting Mori no En karaoke chaya!

Save Money by visiting Mori no En karaoke chaya!

Boasting itself as the cheapest karaoke spot in Ningyocho, Mori no en karaoke chaya is located just two minutes away from exit A1 of Ningyocho Station.

Mori no En karaoke chaya’s boast of being the cheapest karaoke joint in Ningyocho isn’t empty words. For just 30 minutes, non-members pay only JPY 139 during the weekday daytime or 185 for the daytime during the weekend. Members pay even less, so if you’re on a budget it’s worth signing up in order to have a fun experience without breaking the bank.

  • Mori no En karaoke chaya
    森乃園カラオケ茶屋
    • Address 2-10-11 Nihonbashiningyocho, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 1030013 Japan
    • Nearest Station Ningyocho Station (Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line / Toei Asakusa Line)
    • Phone Number 03-3667-4018

One of the Biggest Karaoke Chains: Big Echo!

One of the Biggest Karaoke Chains: Big Echo!

Big Echo is popular for their variety of rooms such as concept rooms, collaboration rooms and more! In regards to the concept rooms, there is a Live Room which is just like live house, and finally, a Recording Room which has high quality equipment to record your singing and to make your own CD. As for the collaboration room, the room is decorated with lots of collaborated artist stuff so the fans cannot miss it. It’s only available for a limited time, so head on out and make some great memories!

  • Big Echo - Shibuya Shop
    ビッグエコー渋谷店
    • Address 24-10 Udagawachō, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 1500042 Japan
    • Phone Number 03-3461-1064
  • Big Echo - Shinjuku East East Exit Shop
    ビッグエコー新宿東口店
    • Address 3-26-2 Shinjuku, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 1600022 Japan
    • Phone Number 03-5312-0366
  • Big Echo - Ginza Shop
    ビッグエコー 銀座数寄屋橋店
    • Address 4-2-14 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo 1040061 Japan
    • Phone Number 03-3563-5100

Great Selection and Prices at Shidax

Great Selection and Prices at Shidax

Shidax is yet another large chain of karaoke joints located not only all over Tokyo but all throughout Japan. Prices are reasonable with a minimum of JPY 100 for 30 minutes. However, all customers are required to purchase one item off the menu which luckily has a ton of items to select from. There are even seasonal and limited time items on the menu, so you can enjoy something new with every visit!

Shidax offers a variety of rooms for customers to enjoy. If you’re in a large group, you can book a party room that seats over 40 people. Or if you’re forced to bring the kids along, you can sing you heart out in the kid’s room that contains a variety of toys your child can play with. There are all kinds of rooms to suit every taste and need.

  • Shidax - Shinjuku East Exit Shop
    シダックス 新宿歌舞伎町クラブ
    • Address 1 5-2 Kabukichō, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo 160-0021
    • Phone Number 03-3204-8833
  • Shidax - Roppongi Shop
    シダックス 六本木クラブ
    • Address 5-2-4 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo 1060032 Japan
    • Phone Number 03-5474-1122

An All-You-Can-Drink Karaoke with over 160 Drinks to Choose From!

An All-You-Can-Drink Karaoke with over 160 Drinks to Choose From!

COTE D'AZUR is a popular karaoke parlor with one peculiar characteristic - its extensive menu. There are so many dishes to savor, some people actually go to COTE D'AZUR primarily for the food. Both the karaoke fee itself and the prices for the large variety of food sets are incredibly reasonable. The Pizza & Pasta Set, for example, is one of COTE D'AZUR's most popular choices, including pizza, pasta, a salad, a seasonal dessert, and an all-you-can-drink soft drink offer for a mere 1,490 yen (tax included, between 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.)!
From a fun lunch to a party in the evening, this amazing offer is a great choice for all kinds of occasions. If you want to sing for a couple of hours, we highly recommend the all-you-can-drink plan that lets you choose from over 160 different drinks!

  • COTE D'AZUR
    カラオケ コート・ダジュール 目黒駅西口店
    • Address 2-27-1 Kamiosaki, Shinagawa-ku, Tokyo 1410021 Japan

Enhance Your Karaoke Experience with a Guitar Performance!

Enhance Your Karaoke Experience with a Guitar Performance!

JOYSOUND is known for its many collaborations with popular anime or musicians, offering specially designed drinks or rooms themed around said collaborations. If you are a fan of Japanese pop culture and want to get a firsthand experience, this is the place to go!
For 540 yen (tax included), JOYSOUND also offers a musical instrument rental service - these instruments can be connected to the JOYSOUND system to be played along your favorite songs! Rock star feeling guaranteed!

  • JOYSOUND
    JOYSOUND 渋谷南口駅前店
    • Address 9F 1-3-1 Dogenzaka, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo 1500043 Japan

Sing Like You've Never Sung Before!

Sing Like You've Never Sung Before!

As you can see, there are many different karaoke places in Tokyo to go to and have fun with your friends. Whether it’s a place with professional grade equipment to make you feel like a star, or a cheap all-you-can-drink menu to help you loosen up before you sing, there is the perfect karaoke place right there for you.

*This information is from the time of this article's publication.

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