“Manga*Anime*Games from Japan” at The National Art Center, Tokyo

An exhibition “Manga*Anime*Games from Japan” will present how manga, anime, and games in Japan evolved over the course of about 25 years from 1989 to the present. The exhibition is held at the National Art Center, Tokyo from June 24 to August 31, and at Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art from September 19 to November 23.

Divided into eight sections, the exhibition explains how Japanese manga, anime, and games in Japan evolved with the changes in society and the development of the technology. The exhibited works will include many of the manga, anime, and games that are currently popular overseas. Please check the official website for the updated information.

Exhibition Outline
Section 1: Contemporary Heroes and Heroines
Section 2: “Reality” as Depicted by Technology: The World of Works and Visual Expression
Section 3: The Fruits of a Network Society
Section 4: Encounters and Gatherings: Games as “Places”
Section 5: The World: A Place Where Characters Dwell
Section 6: The Intersection of the Ordinary and Extraordinary
Section 7: A Link to Reality
Section 8: The Creator’s Handiwork

 

At The National Art Center, Tokyo

Dates
June 24 (Wed.)-August 31 (Mon.), 2015
Closed on Tuesdays

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Opening hours
10:00-18:00 *10:00-20:00 on Fridays
(Last admission 30 minutes before closing)

Admission (Tax included)
Adult (General) : 1,000 yen
College/University Student (General) : 500 yen
Below 18 year-old: Free

Location
The National Art Center, Tokyo (Kokuritsu-Shin-Bijutsukan)
Special Exhibition Gallery 1E
7-22-2 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo

Train
Nogizaka Station, Tokyo Metro Chiyoda Line, Exit 6 (direct access)
Roppongi Station, Tokyo Metro Hibiya Line, Exit 4a (about 5-min walk)
Roppongi Station, Toei Oedo Subway Line, Exit 7 (about 4-min walk)

Organized by
The National Art Center, Tokyo

Planning
The Media Art Internationalization Promotion Executive Committee (In cooperation with The National Art Center, Tokyo
Hyogo Prefectural Museum of Art, and CG-ARTS)

Official Website
“Manga*Anime*Games from Japan” at The National Art Center, Tokyo
(English)

Win the Tickets!!

We are offering 5 pairs of invitation tickets for “Manga*Anime*Games from Japan” at The National Art Center, Tokyo! If you are visiting Tokyo this summer between June 24 and August 31, please apply for it!

How to Apply for the Tickets
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Survey closing date: June 30, 2015
Contact to the winners: July 1, 2015
Delivery of the tickets: Early July

 

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