Experience the creative world of manga and anime

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This section introduces destinations for meeting manga characters and for transforming into one with a costume and wig.

J-World Tokyo

J-World Tokyo invites visitors to play in the world of Jump magazines. Enjoy attractions, shop for limited-edition merchandise, and taste dishes that appear in works of manga.

[“SOLDIER DOCK” Adventure ]
(C) O/S・F・T

[Shoot! “KAMEHAMEHA”!! ]
(C) B/S・T

[A fierce fight! “NINKAI TAISEN EMAKI”!! ]
(C) K S/S・T・P

Address

Sunshine City World Import Mart Bldg. 3F, Higashi Ikebukuro 3-1-3, Toshima-ku, Tokyo

Access

Approx. 3-min. walk from Tokyo Metro Higashi-ikebukuro Station

Charges

Admission: Adults (ages 16 and over) 800 yen / Children (ages 4 and over) 600 yen
* Same-day passports and day-specific discount tickets available

Hours

10:00~22:00 (last admission 21:00)

Languages

English・Chinese・Korean

Inquiries

03-5950-2181 (reception 9:30–18:00)

URL

http://www.namco.co.jp/tp/j-world/en/( External link )(English)

Cosplay makeover (Cosmenia Asagaya Anime Street)

Play with characters, dress up in costume and wig to become one, and live the world of your favorite work of manga.

Address

Asagaya Anime Street North Bldg. 9, 2-40-1 Asagaya Minami, Suginami-ku, Tokyo

Access

4-min. walk from JR Asagaya Station along elevated railway tracks

Charges

Light course (costume and wig only) 1 hour 5,000 yen / Champion course (costume, wig, and makeup) 1 hour 6,000 yen (including tax)

Hours

11:00~19:00 (last order 17:30)

reservations

The makeover is smoother with a reservation (rental costumes for both men and women are available in Japanese sizes M and L only)

Languages

Japanese, English (only when an English-speaking staff member is available)

Inquiries

03-5356-9388

URL

http://www.gotokyo.org/en/kanko/suginami/spot/s_1009.html(English)

Suginami Animation Museum

Suginami Animation Museum offers a comprehensive view of the history and creative process of Japanese anime. Interactive exhibits that invite visitors to participate in post-production and dubbing work are entertaining for all generations.

Address

Suginami Kaikan 3F, 3-29-5 Kamiogi, Suginami-ku, Tokyo

Access

Approx. 20-min. walk from JR Ogikubo Station

Charges

Free

Hours

10:00~18:00 (last admission 17:30)

Languages

Japanese
* Some permanent exhibits have captions in English and Chinese (simplified)

Inquiries

03-3396-1510

URL

http://www.gotokyo.org/en/kanko/suginami/spot/s_911.html(English)

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