Anime Museum. Yes, You Read That Correctly.

Giant 8-Themed Anime Exhibit Comes to Tokyo

Where other than Japan could an actual museum exhibit be dedicated to anime?

Well, it was inevitable, really, but it’s just another one of those things that I’m glad exists somewhere.

Come to think of it, there are a great many cultures all around the world that have museum exhibits…and we certainly are a culture all our own.  This exhibit is only staying up for a couple of months, so visit if you have the chance – and I certainly hope that more things like this pop up in the future!

I’ve never got the chance to visit, but there’s plenty of coverage of this event around the web.  Keep reading to see what Tokyo Otaku Mode had to report!

June 24 in Nogizaka in Tokyo, an exhibition for otaku called “Manga*Anime*Games from Japan” started. The large-scale exhibit is being held in the wide-open space of the National Art Center. It’s open until Aug. 31.

This exhibition is about the anime, manga, and games produced during the 25-year period between the passing of Osamu Tezuka in 1989 and the present, introduced according to 8 themes. There are displays for everything from nostalgic, old video game systems and manga to new anime key frames.

Every detailed exhibit is prepared using plenty of everything, from the former masterpieces to the latest releases. The head researcher of the National Art Center, Taizo Muroya, who is in charge of the exhibit, said, “The displays constructed were themed based on the wide range of genres found in Japanese manga, anime, and games in everyone’s lives. We hope that you enjoy them.” The collection of the various popular works developed over the past 25 years is truly a masterpiece.
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