What's AR Opera


This is an opera performance set in Meriken Park using Augmented Reality (AR).
Starring a digital character named Mai Kanade, songs by the Soprano singer, as well as contemporary dance numbers and accompanying motion graphics fill the stage of the digital opera.
The program is comprised of songs and performances based on Meriken Park’s monuments, their history, and meanings.
A total of eight works can be found in various points around the area, so please enjoy the show with your smartphone.

Mai Kanade


A spirit and protector of the land since the Port of Kobe was founded.
As a storyteller, she weaves through song and dance to pass on the stories of the land.



A robot who came into existence with the opening of Meriken Park.
He plays the part of navigator as a supporting role to Mai Kanade.