ATT.JAPAN × JapanUp! magazine
May 2022 (vol. 175)
Toshima City Tokiwaso Manga Museum
At the “Tokiwaso Manga Museum” near Ikebukuro, visitors can get a glimpse into the lodgings where famous Japanese manga artists like Astro Boy’s Tezuka Osamu, Doraemon’s Fujiko F. Fujio, and Osomatsu-kun’s Fujio Akatsuka spent their youth. Even the creaks in the stairs of the original buildings are accurately reproduced in the replica rooms. Visitors will feel as though they’ve stepped into the retro world of the 1950s. In addition to the manga artists’ rooms, there are special exhibitions of manga artists and works connected to Tokiwaso.
- Hour: 10:00 AM–6:00 PM (Final admission 5:30 PM)
- Closed: Mondays (or the following weekday when it falls on a national holiday),
New Year holidays, exhibition renewal period
- Access: 5-minute walk from Ochiai-minami-nagasaki Station (Subway),
or 10-minute walk from Higashi-Nagasaki Station (Seibu)
*Priority entry for guests with reservations tokiwasomm.jp/
“RED°TOKYO TOWER,” one of Japan’s largest e-sports parks, located inside Foot Town directly below Tokyo Tower, opened in April 2022. The facility spans four floors on the 1st, 3rd, 4th, and 5th floors, boasting a total area of roughly 5,600 square meters. It is expected to be a stimulating, state-of-the-art park that fuses e-sports and entertainment. It houses shops and an arena where visitors can enjoy the newest game titles, e-sports tournaments, live concerts, fashion shows, and other live entertainment.
Access: 5-minute walk from Akabanebashi Station (Subway) red-esports.jp/
2/11 – 6/5
Detective Conan Live Museum -A Halloween Gift-
名探偵コナン ライブ・ミュージアム ハロウィンの贈り物
This event is held at the Roppongi Museum from February 11 to June 5, 2022. Set in the world of popular manga and anime series “Case Closed,” participants will become part of the story and plunge right into the narrative. There, a mystery will unfold before their eyes. The unique event mixes the three elements of “theater,” “mystery-solving,” and “exhibition.” It will present an original story that ties into the latest movie “Detective Conan: The Halloween Bride,” released on April 15, 2022. It’s a great way to welcome the upcoming movie, or continue the excitement after watching it.
- Hour: 10:00 AM–6:00 PM (Open until 8 PM on Saturdays, Sundays, national holidays, and Golden Week holidays (late Apr. to early May))
- Closed: Open through the event
- Price: General: 2,000 yen (advance) 2,200 yen (same-day)
- Access: 7-minute walk from Roppongi Station (Subway)
*Purchasing advance tickets with a set date and time is recommended conan-livemuseum.com/
*Photos are concept images
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