Major club events tend to come with steeper ticket prices and long lines at the door.
Advance purchase usually shaves ¥500 to ¥1000 off the door ticket and allow to skip the long line at the door. But getting those tickets can be challenging.. !
The Loppi Machine
When announcing the events we usually mention the Loppi code that can be used at the Loppi machines in the Lawson chain of convenience stores.
The catch is that it’s difficult to purchase those tickets without being able to read kanji characters.
If you are short on kanji or if you don’t have a Japanese friend around you can still buy those tickets !
Tokyo Gig Guide has an article explaining how to go about it at the following page:
Music Japan Plus posted a video on YouTube explaining the process:
..it’s over 9 minutes long, but if you already have the Loppi code, then it’s all explained in the first 3 minutes and a half.