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Mizuki Shigeru Memorial Hall

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Address: 5 Honmachi, Sakaiminato 684-0025, Tottori Prefecture
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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! Characters are walking along the main street and photo shooting are welcomed. Children... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed December 26, 2016
William FT W
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Hong Kong, China
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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 and donor's name. It is truly the road for manga lovers of all ages to... More 

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Thank Hua M
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 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.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 26, 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.

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Grenoble, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 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 needed in order to become friend with Kitaro. We really had fun until the every... More 

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Thank stism
Tokyo Prefecture, Japan
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 27, 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.

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Thank mat_mak
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 15, 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.

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

I grow up reading & watching Kitaro's stories. Mizuki Shigeru memorial hall made me realize that I didn't know much about him after all. Don't under estimate the experience of a soldier in the nasty war.

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

As there are so many decorations, statues, stamps, paintings and shops along the road, you will expect more for the museum. But it is quite a disappointment that the museum is a tiny one.

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Osaka, Japan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 2, 2015 via mobile

For all fans of Gegege Kitaro`s author, Shigeru Mizuki, this is the perfect place for you. This museum itself is quite small and interesting. Ask the staffs for English guide if you do not speak Japanese. The friendly staffs will be more than happy to help you. Despite the museum, the town itself is interesting as everything is themed up... More 

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Paris, France
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2013

Didn't understand 90% of what's going on, but the drawings / art are still very interesting. Folklores from all over Japan can been seen at this one single place. As a foreigner (need to show your passport), you'll get a discount. Make sure you bring this with you. Normal price 700 JPY. Foreigner 300 JPY. **otherwise, if you're a local... More 

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