Japan’s fastest screening! Pink Floyd’s masterpiece “Insanity” revives in the planetarium after 50 years Planetarium show “The Dark Side Of The Moon”

From June 26th (Monday) to July 5th (Wednesday), 2023, at Konica Minolta Planetaria TOKYO (Yurakucho), Pink Floyd's masterpiece "Crazy (original title: The Dark Side Of The Moon)" A planetarium show "The Dark Side Of The Moon" using all songs will be screened.

The much-talked-about film produced to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the release of "Madness" this year will finally start screening in Japan.

After 50 years, "madness" revives in the planetarium

On February 27, 1973, Pink Floyd's eighth studio album, Madness, will be unveiled at a press conference at the London Planetarium. The stars, constellations, and visuals of the universe were projected onto the planetarium dome, along with the music of "Madness." This event attracted a lot of attention at the time, and since then the album has sold over 50 million copies worldwide.

The album "Crazy" has a close relationship with the planetarium. As a place to experience the true value of this album, and as a place to experience the fusion of visuals and sounds that Pink Floyd has been trying since their debut, there is no doubt that the planetarium is the most suitable space.

After 50 years, the brilliantly shining timeless masterpiece is now revived as the planetarium show "The Dark Side Of The Moon".

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Japan's fastest screening! 5.1ch surround dome sound, powerful all-dome video, and the latest "madness" experience

It has been decided that the fastest screening in Japan of this memorable planetarium show will be held at Konica Minolta Planetaria TOKYO.

In this work, all 10 songs (42 minutes in total) recorded in the album are used in the order they were recorded, and along with the 5.1ch surround mix that makes use of the characteristics of the planetarium dome sound, you can enjoy the sound image world of "madness" like never before. can do.

Furthermore, the venue, Planetaria TOKYO DOME1, is a high-resolution video dome that can project images not only on the zenith of the dome, but also on the walls. As a result, you can experience an overwhelming sense of immersion and powerful images that set you apart from other planetarium facilities.

Please enjoy the latest "madness" experience wrapped in Pink Floyd's music and images that can only be done at PLANETARIA TOKYO.

●Planetarium show "The Dark Side Of The Moon" screening information●
Screening period: June 26th (Mon) to July 5th (Wed), 2023
Screening venue: Konica Minolta Planetaria TOKYO DOME1
Appreciation fee: Uniform 2,600 yen (tax included)
Ticket sales: Online reception starts from 10:00 am on Friday, June 23, 2023

● Planetarium show “The Dark Side Of The Moon” work summary ●
Running time: 44 minutes Video production: NSC Creative (UK)
Distribution contract: IPS (International Planetarium Association)
Distribution in Japan: Altair LLC Production: Pink Floyd

Music used in the work:
1 Speak To Me
2 Breathe (In The Air)
3 On The Run
4 Time
5 Kokuu no Scat/The Great Gig In The Sky
6 Money/Money
7 Us And Them
8 Any Color You Like
9 Madman is in the heart/Brain Damage
10 Mad solar eclipse/Eclipse


The Dark Side Of The Moon is Pink Floyd's eighth studio album. The ultimate sound world created by the band and engineer Alan Parsons is a masterpiece of a major concept album with the theme of the tension and oppression of modern society and the madness that lurks in the human heart. The iconic jacket artwork was designed by Hypnosis with a prism of light as a motif. Released in the United States on March 1, 1973, the band's first No. 1 hit in the US, and the single cut "Money" also hit No. 13 in the US. It is one of the most important works in music history, setting records such as 741 consecutive weeks (15 years) ranking on the US charts, Guinness World Records, worldwide total sales of over 50 million copies, and No. 3 best-selling album of all time. He continues to develop and attract new audiences around the world. It was released in the UK on March 16, 1973 (highest #2) and in Japan on April 21, 1973 (highest #2).

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Boasting sales of over 250 million copies worldwide, Pink Floyd's "timeless sound art" shines forever in rock history. Psychedelic and fantastic sound and literary/philosophical lyrics. Spectacular staging beyond experimental recording techniques and common sense. While always in close contact with art, he has continued to move forward with the evolution of rock, and continues to influence various scenes even now. Debuted in 1967 with "Yoake no Kuchifuki". The members at that time were Syd Barrett, Roger Waters, Richard Wright and Nick Mason. After Sid left, David Gilmour joined. After that, he released many masterpieces such as "Crazy" (1973), "Fire – I want you to be here" (1975), "Animals" (1977) and "The Wall" (1979). In 1986, Roger Waters left the group, and since 1987, the remaining three members, excluding Roger, have been active. Syd Barrett passed away on July 7, 2006. Rick Wright passed away on September 15, 2008. In 2014, he released "TOWA" and declared that this would be his last album, but he released a new song "Hey Hey Rise Up" in August 2022 to support Ukraine. In March 2023, "Crazy" celebrated its 50th anniversary, and on March 24th, "Luxury Deluxe Box Set" and "All Songs Performance Live Edition" will be released as the 50th anniversary commemorative edition. Then, on April 19th, Japan's own 50th anniversary edition "Madness – 50th Anniversary SACD Multi-Hybrid Edition (7 inch paper jacket specification)" will be released.

Details: http://www.pinkfloyd.jp/profile/

[Konica Minolta Planetarium Co., Ltd.] From the press release