A k a m i n e  S i s t e r s

赤 嶺 姉 妹

Ryukyuan Dance meets TOKYO. 


Ryukyuan dance, a nationally-designated important

intangible cultural property: a majestic rite of the Ryukyu Kingdom,

court entertainment for guests of state,

and the pride of the cultural nation of Ryukyu.


The Akamine sisters: a Tokyo-based Ryukyuan dance unit,

carrying on the tradition and dignity of the Kingdom.


With a commanding presence and richness of expression supported by hard training from early childhood, each step and each motion of the hand expresses the spirit of Ryukyu as they dance with solemnity, elegance, and grace.


The Akamine sisters: from Okinawa

to Tokyo, and the world.


Akamine sisters

Akamine sisters
About Us

Learn more about us, our career, and upcoming appearances

Hachiyo-ryu Yone-no-kai

Learn about “Hachiyo-ryu Yone-no-kai”, the starting point of the Akamine sisters, including a message from the school’s founder, Chikako Maeda.

Dance lessons

Information on introductory classes, lesson fees, and performance requests is provided here (including a map and directions to the training hall).

Contact info

For all inquiries, including lesson applications, please use the contact form.

If you are interested in Ryukyuan dance or would just like to give it a try, you are welcome to experience or observe a lesson free of charge, regardless of your experience or confidence level.

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