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A must for fans of Kitaro

It is a small but informative memorial hall for famous anime Kitaro. Fans of him must go... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2016
williamftw2016
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Hong Kong, China
full of story & picture of Mizuki Shigeru

full of story & picture by Mizuki Shigeru esp for i have read his story book before. many highlight... read more

Reviewed 8 July 2018
iamface
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hong kong
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5 Hommachi | Hommachi Arcade-dori, Sakaiminato 684-0025, Tottori Prefecture
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Reviewed 8 July 2018

full of story & picture by Mizuki Shigeru esp for i have read his story book before. many highlight here Sakaiminato. must visit if you love comic of japanese

Thank iamface
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Visited especially for my 16year old niece who is a fan of Shigeru & ALL things Japanese. We strolled the Main Street named for him where at the end is indeed the museum which honours him. Knowing little about him as we entered, we knew...More

Thank Maurticia51
Reviewed 12 November 2017

The staff are very nice and able to speak English. If you are a foreigner, they will offer a discounted ticket price of 300 yen only! You may not be able to take photographs at certain area but there are still lots of photos spots...More

Thank gigitokyoliving
Reviewed 31 August 2017

From design concept to successful creations, the museum is a good place to experience the animated world Mizuki Shigeru had created. Always good to go with a Japanese theough.

Thank konstanza_sf
Reviewed 10 March 2017

The museum is well organized with life story of Mizuki Shigeru who had spent his childhood in Sakaiminato. Shigeru's best known manga/comic was GeGeGe. The street to the museum has been named as Mizuki road that houses a lot of bronze statues with the character's...More

Thank Hua M
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

This is my second time to visit this place. The train is cute and the street has a lot of ghost of statues. Recommended place to visit.

Thank Rita T
Reviewed 27 December 2016

It is a small but informative memorial hall for famous anime Kitaro. Fans of him must go! Characters are walking along the main street and photo shooting are welcomed. Children and adults are having fun with them.

Thank williamftw2016
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Before entering Sakaiminato, we had never heard about Mizuki Shigeru. To get to the memorial,we walked along the main street with all the statues, which was a great introduction to this manga author. Inside the memorial we moved back to childhood and made faces wherever...More

1  Thank stism
Reviewed 28 September 2016

This museum features Mr. Mizuki Shigeru who was author of the famous Japanese anime, Gegege-No-Kitaro. Always anime characters were walking around the museum, and people took photos with them.

Thank mat_mak
Reviewed 16 August 2016

Full description of the artist and his characters. When you visit, Kitaro of human scale may come and show you the route. They offer special discount tickets for tourist.

Thank Chineselad
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