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    Monday June 1, 2020
  • Museum Dedicated to Doraemon Creator Re-Opens This Week

    Kawasaki's Fujiko F. Fujio Museum will be accepting visitors with safeties in place

    After so many closings, we're pleased to announce a re-opening! Kawasaki's Fujiko F. Fujio Museum is opening its doors again this week to Doraemon fans of all ages. Hit the jump for details!

  • Wednesday February 13, 2019
  • The Tale of Genji Museum Brings an Anime Twist to Classic Novel

    "GENJI FANTASY: The cat fell in love with Hikaru Genji" opens in April at museum in Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture

    The Tale of Genji Museum in Uji City, Kyoto Prefecture, Japan is putting a modern, animated twist on The Tale of Genji - a classic work of Japanese literature by Murasaki Shikibu that is considered to be one of the world's first novels - with an original anime entitled GENJI FANTASY: The cat fell in love with Hikaru Genji which will screen at the museum beginning in April of 2019. Hit the jump to learn more.

  • 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.

  • Saturday August 8, 2015
  • "Seiyuu Museum" in Tokyo Chronicles Nearly a Century of Voice Acting

    Free museum sponsored by 81 Produce traces the history of voice acting back way beyond "Astro Boy"

    A newly opened museum in Tokyo sponsored by voice talent management group 81 Produce chronicles the history of Japanese voice acting work all the way back to 1917. Hit the jump to learn more.