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    Tuesday October 4, 2016
  • Hideaki Anno Appeals Necessity of National Manga Center to Nonpartisan Parliamentary Association

    Members hope to open the facility before Tokyo Olympics in 2020

    A Nonpartisan Parliamentary Association aiming to open a base facility to offer information about Japanese manga and anime held a general meeting in Tokyo yesterday. Acclaimed anime director Hideaki Anno was invited as a guest speaker to appeal the necessity of a place to preserve important materials. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Sunday March 20, 2016
  • Cool Japan Initiative Seeks to Build "National Manga Center"

    Japanese government hopes to build anime & manga museum in time for 2020 Tokyo Olympics

    The Japanese government is looking to construct the "National Manga Center" - a museum dedicated to Japanese pop culture such as manga, anime and video games - as part of the Cool Japan initiative. Hit the jump to learn more.