The Niigata Manga Animation Museum introduces not only manga artists and anime creators with ties to Niigata, but also has installed several kinds of interaction games which can be enjoyed while you learn about how manga and anime are made.
Niigata Manga Animation Museum
Billboard Place 2 (Floor 1),2-5-7 Bandai City, Yachiyo, Chuo-ku, Niigata City 950-0909
TEL: 025-240-4311 FAX: 025-240-4312
※There is no free parking for visitors. Please use public transportation, or park in one of the nearby paid parking.
Manga and anime works created by artists with ties to Niigata welcome you to the museum.
Here you can see illustrations and signature boards by manga artists and anime creators with ties to Niigata.
With a scene from Fumiko Takano’ s “The Yellow Book” as a background, this corner introduces manga and anime creators from Niigata.
This corner periodically features Niigata manga artist and anime creator profiles.
Combine manga action symbols with characters from Fujio Akatsuka’ s “Osomatsu-kun” and “Tensai Bakabon” and see how they react!
Enter the world of Rumiko Takahashi’ s “Urusei Yatsura” and try to catch Lum. But beware of Lum’ s lightning attacks!
Have fun learning about how to arrange manga symbols, character expressions, and manga frame composition!
Michael, the main character from Makoto Kobayashi’ s “What’s Michael?” is hiding in different places throughout the museum!
This video shows how Hiroyuki Yasuda’ s “Sushi Girl” was made. You can see the process from drafting to the creation of the final transcript.
Meet the honorary curators of this museum, Hanano Komachi and Sasa Dangoro, and watch scenes from their original anime where they visit famous locations in the city.
Have you ever thought about creating an original manga story? Touch the screen to create your own manga page.
Do you want to become a voice actor? Record your own performance of GAINAX’ s animations, such as “Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honnêamise” , “FLCL” and “Gunbuster 2: Diebuster” .
Spin the Zoetrope to understand how animation works.
Try making an animation by going through each step of the process. Do you have what it takes to become an animator?
This video shows each step of how the anime “Wasurenagumo” was created, including script, storyboard creation, art, sound, etc.
Anime Voice Acting in Niigata, Japan [Ft. The Anime Man & akidearest]
NIIGATA OFFBEAT ROAD TRIP Episode01 – CULTURAL EXPERIENCE
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