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Kahoku-cho in Kami City, kochi Prefecture is the land of Takashi Yanase, creator of Anpanman. Located in this tiniest of towns, the Anpanman Museum is a spiritual home for those who love Anpanman. There is no difficult art here, and there are no...more
There is a small Anpanman-themed space at the basement where you can take photos, an Anpanman art gallery at the second or third floor, and a gift shop at the ground floor. Honestly, not worth your time and 700 yen unless you (or your kids)...More
We visited the location as our original destination was affected by the recent typhoon, thus could not access safely. We just briefly toured the outside of the Museum for a few photos as it was not appropriate for us age wise.
Enroute from Iya Valley to Kochi, we stopped by Kami to visit Anpanman...well worth the visit, especially if you kids love Anpanman. Really, what there not to like.
You will get to learn about his creator, see many cute pictures, toys, statues etc etc.
I'm one of a few foreign Anpanman fans. I was very excited that there was a museum in the hometown of the cartoon's originator (Takashi Yanase). Although the museum is in Kochi prefecture, it's actually outside the town of Kami. This involves a train ride...More