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A Historic First for TGS! Main Stage Special Events coming up!

A Historic First for TGS! Main Stage Special Events coming up!

Tokyo Game Show 2023 (TGS2023) will take place at Makuhari Messe for four days from September 21 to 24. This marks the return of TGS to the entire MAKUHARI MESSEafter a four-year hiatus. With the launch of the official website and the gradual announcement of participating companies, this year's TGS promises to be exciting. In the midst of all this, a special announcement has been made for the first-ever Main Stage Special Event at TGS2023.

TGS2023 Official Website for Visitors Unveiled!

TGS Makes History with Its First Main Stage Special Events!

TGS2023 メインステージスペシャルイベント
TGS2023 First Main Stage Special Events

For the first time in TGS history, TGS 2023 will feature a special mainstage event. Over the course of four days, from September 21st through September 24th, various programs will take place on the Main Stage.

Tokyo Game Show 2023 Main Stage Program

September 22, 2023 (Fri.) Business Day

  • 14:00 ~ 15:00 「TGS×AZUL BY MOUSSY Fashion show」1
  • 18:30 ~ 22:00 「ストリーマーが遊びたおすステージ」(charge)
    *The event is held on a business day, but the public can also participate in the event.

September 23, 2023 (Sat.) Public Day

  • 11:00 ~ 12:00 「TGS×AZUL BY MOUSSY Fashion show」2
  • 18:00 ~ 18:30 「TGS2023 SPECIAL LIVE」(charge)
  • 18:30 ~ 22:00 「TGS2023×CR Cup」(charge)

September 23, 2023 (Sun.) Public Day

  • 18:00 ~ 18:30 「TGS2023 SPECIAL LIVE」(charge)
  • 18:30 ~ 22:00 「TGS2023×CR Cup」(charge)

As of this writing, there are seven officially announced main stage events.
The schedule on the official TGS 2023 website shows the schedule as "Coming Soon".
Let's wait for further information.

「TGS×AZUL BY MOUSSY Fashion show」


TGS2023 and AZUL BY MOUSSY, a popular brand owned by Baroque Japan Limited, are teaming up to launch a collection of products. The collection will feature items that are representative of the game titles of the companies participating in TGS2023.
On September 22 and 23, actress Suzu Yamanouchi (@__suzu__chan) and model Minami Fukuoka (@373_official) will be on the runway. They will be wearing special collaborative clothing made to commemorate TGS2023 during a fashion show.
These collaboration products will be available at the TGS2023 venue as well as at AZUL BY MOUSSY stores and online. More details about the games and items will be announced as they become available, so be sure to enjoy the fashion show at the event!



On September 22, 2023, at 6:30 PM JST, the "Streamer's Favorite Games Stage" (ストリーマーが遊びたおすステージ) will be held on the main stage. The lineup includes comedian Crystal Noda (@nodacry), professional mahjong player Sayaka Okada (@sayaka_okada219), streamer k4sen (@k4sen), Noriaki Suzuki (@NORIAKIISGOOD), and MC Ko Shinohara (@ko_shinohara).
During this unique stage, the guest performers will engage in playing the flagship game titles of the companies participating in TGS2023! Let's enjoy watching them dive into popular games with enthusiasm.
Please note that separate tickets are required for this stage. S seats are priced at JPY 3,000 and A seats are priced at JPY 2,000. Tickets will be available soon, so stay tuned for further updates.

「TGS2023×CR Cup」

TGS2023×CR Cup
TGS2023×CR Cup

On September 23 and 24, 2023, the Crazy Raccoon will host an esports competition called the "CRAZY RACCOON CUP" (CR CUP). Tickets for this event are sold separately and priced as follows: S seats at JPY 6,500, A seats at JPY 5,500, and B seats at JPY 4,500. The CR CUP is always noteworthy with its lineup of famous stars, especially at TGS! Details on participating teams, competition titles, and ticket sales will be announced at a later date, so stay tuned for those announcements.



On September 23 and 24, 2023, there will be a "TGS2023 SPECIAL LIVE" featuring famous Japanese artists. This event presents a unique live performance exclusively for TGS2023, melding the gaming and music worlds. The names of the featured performers will be gradually announced. Furthermore, additional tickets will be required to watch the stage and will be available for purchase soon.

Tickets Will Go on Sale Starting in August!

Tickets for each of the main stage's special events will be available for purchase through Lawson Ticket in August 2023.
These special events have the objective of introducing the joy of gaming to a wider audience in today's world of diverse values. The overarching theme is "the fusion of gaming and culture," encompassing various cultural elements like fashion, music, and entertainment seamlessly interwoven with gaming. As a result, a diverse array of stage content is brought forth.
TGS 2023 is breaking new ground by utilizing all halls at the Makuhari Exhibition Center for the first time in four years, and the event boasts a record number of participating companies.
While you're at the venue, why not check out the special events happening on the main stage.
Visit the official TGS 2023 website or follow the official X (@tokyo_game_show) for more information and ticket sales.

Event Name TOKYO GAME SHOW 2023
Organizer Computer Entertainment Supplier's Association(CESA)
Co-Organizer Nikkei Business Publications, Inc. DENTSU INC.
Period Business Day: September 21 ~ 22 10:00a.m.-5:00p.m.
Public Day: September 23 ~ 24 10:00a.m.-5:00p.m.
*Entrance may open at 9:30am depending on conditions.
Venue Makuhari Messe
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