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[PAST] Escape from the Toilet of Despair

[PAST] Escape from the Toilet of Despair

The only way to escape is to work together!



15 min.

2 people

30 min.

You are a 5th grade student at an elementary school.
One fateful day during class, you experience a sharp pain in your stomach.

It was just a while more until break time, but unable to hold it in any longer...

"T-Teacher... May I go to the restroom?"

Through the embarrassment, I mustered the courage to say.
All eyes turned to me, and it felt like the entire class was laughing at me through their eyes.
I might be overthinking, but it's better than leaking in the classroom!
It was that moment when another hand shot into the air.

"Teacher, may I go too?"

It was the plain kid at the window seat.
The kid who is barely noticed in class... Or that might actually be me.
Was he having a stomach ache too?

"At this time?! Fine, go quickly both of you. And make sure you're back before the school bell goes off!"

I stood up and walked out of the classroom as calmly as I could.
"Let's hurry. The class will make fun of us if we're not back before the school bell!"
"W-Which toilet is the closest?"
"The one at the back of the staff room! We can sneak in at this time"
"But isn't that one off limits?"
"....It's fine! Let's go!"

Neither of us knew that this would lead us to the start of an unfortunate event.
That those toilets had such an outrageous trick to them.....!


Style of play:

This game is for pairs only.
Throughout the game venue, up to 9 pairs can be playing at the same time. However, the game must be challenged in groups.
The maximum time of play is 15 minutes.



Event dates:

- Japanese Version: 13 July 2018 onwards
- English Versions: 11 October 2018 onwards

Things to Note:

*Doors open 10 minutes before the starting time.
*Make sure to arrive at the registration counter (Tokyo Mystery Circus 2F) 10 minutes before the game starts.
*Due to the nature of the game, you may not be allowed to join if you are late.
*This Real Escape Game title must be challenged in teams of twos.
*Due to the nature of the game, some parts include acting by the staff based on the storyline. Please keep that in mind and enjoy the acting. Also, do note that it is based on schools in Japan. If anything seems unusual to you, please imagine that this is how schools are in Japan!
*Please understand that each player will be placed in a narrow room for this game.

*The suggested age range for the game is middle school and above.
*Pairs that consist of only middle school aged and below participants will not be permitted to play. For middle school aged participants, a guardian must be present in the pair. (e.g. 1 middle school students, 1 adult)
- Wheelchair bound participants
- Players that are visually-impaired
- Handicapped players (Unable to use hands)
- Deaf players
*For elementary school aged and below participants, a guardian of over age 20 must be present.

*Unlike other Real Escape Games, this game can be played more than once.
*We are unable to process refunds after the purchase of tickets has been made. Also, once a ticket is bought, it cannot be changed to another category of ticket, so please be careful when purchasing tickets.
*Reselling of tickets is prohibited under any circumstances.
*On the day, please register at the counter only when both of your pair is present.


Ticket prices:

Pair Tickets
-2,400 yen(1 pax: 1,200 yen)

Try Again Pair Tickets
-2,000 yen (1 pax: 1,000 yen)

*Purchasing 1 ticket will allow 2 players to participate.
*Prices are the same for advanced tickets or on-the-day tickets.
*If advanced tickets are sold out online, on-the-day tickets will not be available too.
*This game cannot be played alone. Make sure to come with someone else.
*There will be no debrief or explanation after the game.
For players who do not clear the game and want to try again, be sure to receive a "Try Again Card" before you leave. Also, be sure to bring that card again the next time you come to play again.
*If it is not your first time to play this title, please purchase the "Try Again" Pair Tickets. You will also need to show the "Try Again Card" that you received during your first play. Please remember to bring the Try Again Card when you come to play again.
*If it is your first time playing, but you come with someone who has played once before and has a "Try Again Card", you are both eligible to purchase the "Try Again Pair Tickets" at a lower price.
*For players who have played the game once before, we recommend coming with someone else who has also played the game once before, instead of someone who is playing for the first time. This is to ensure both players enjoy the game equally.

Buying your tickets:

Advanced sales -



On-the-day sales -

If tickets are not sold out in advance, they will be sold at the door. Please see here to check the availability of at-the-door tickets.



APM Building , 1-27-5, Kabukicho, Shinjuku, Tokyo, Japan 160-0021


Q: Can non-Japanese speakers play the game?
A: English versions are available for this game so non-Japanese speakers who can understand English are welcome to play the game as well!

Q: Can I buy tickets from overseas?
A: Yes, the ticketing sites allow you to purchase tickets using your credit card.

Q: Are there walk-in / on-the-day tickets?
A: Yes there are, but it will depend on the edition. For room type editions, you will be able to purchase tickets on the spot only if there are available slots for that timing. We cannot guarantee that you can join the slot of your preferred timing. For hall and stadium type editions, there will be on-the-day tickets as long as tickets are not listed as "sold out" on the ticketing page. To be safe, please try to buy advanced tickets online before coming for the games.