Installation featuring 400+ original production materials heads to TOKYO SKYTREE TOWN
Good news for fans of classic NHK anime: the Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water 30th Anniversary Exhibition continues in September of 2021 with an installation at the Tokyo Solamachi venue in TOKYO SKYTREE TOWN.
The exhibition includes some 400 pieces of artwork including storyboards, character settings, and image boards by character designer Yoshiyuki Sadamoto and animator Mahiro Maeda, as well as the original concept memo by director Hideaki Anno.
The Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water 30th Anniversary Exhibition also features original character goods such as acrylic stands, watch key chains, reproduction artwork, and food-themed items such as "Gargoyle manjuu buns" and the "GraTan Gratin Plate".
The exhibition runs from September 10 -26, 2021 in Floor Space 634 of the 5th floor of the Tokyo Solamachi venue in TOKYO SKYTOWN. Tickets to the exhibition range in price from 1500 yen (about $13.66 US) for advance tickets to 1800 yen (about $16.39 US) at the door.
Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water is directed by Hideaki Anno and features animation production by Gainax. The series originally broadcast from 1990 - 1991 on the NHK network. Loosely based on 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne, the story of the series follows Nadia, a runaway circus acrobat, and Jean, a young inventor, as they get embroiled in a world-spanning conflict after an evil, secret organization known as Gargoyle targets Nadia for the mysterious "Blue Water" necklace that she wears.
Source: Anime! Anime!
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