Shigeru Mizuki’s 100th Anniversary ‘Shigeru Mizuki’s Youkai Hyakki Yagyo Exhibition’ Exhibit Details Revealed Collaboration Cafe.

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Details of the exhibition “Shigeru Mizuki’s Youkai Hyakki Yagyo Exhibition-The Haunted People were Born in This Way” to be held at Tokyo City View (Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 52nd floor) from July 8th to September 4th have been announced.

This is the first large-scale exhibition to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Shigeru Mizuki, a manga artist known for “GeGeGe no Kitaro” and “Akuma-Kun.” In four chapters, he unravels how the Japanese youkai he drew from various angles were born. There are more than 100 youkai paintings by Mr. Mizuki on display.

At the entrance “Mizuki Shigeru Road in the Sky,” the same youkai as the bronze statues lined up in Sakaiminato City, Tottori Prefecture, where Mizuki was born, appears. Many lanterns bearing the names of youkai are lit in the windows overlooking the scenery of Tokyo. A video of a popular youkai appearing in “Shigeru Mizuki’s Youkai Picture Book” broadcast on NHK E-Tele’s “Telebi Picture Book” will also be screened. You can also take a commemorative photo with the youkai (5 in total) hiding in the venue using the AR app.

Chapter 1, “Shigeru Mizuki’s Youkai Life,” introduces the trajectory of Shigeru Mizuki’s life. Looking back on the Sakaiminato era when he heard a mysterious story from “Nonnonba,” who came to help the Mizuki family, the period of military service wandering between life and death, and the era when he suddenly became a famous manga artist from a poor book rental manga artist. Find out why he was fascinated by youkai.

In Chapter 2, “Yokai Exploration of Old Bookstores,” youkai-related items owned by Mr. Mizuki, including “Gazu Hyakki Yakou” by Toriyama Sekien, a painter from the Edo period, and “Yokai Dangi” by Kunio Yanagita, a folklorist in the early Showa period. Exhibit books.

In Chapter 3, “Shigeru Mizuki’s Youkai Kobo,” we will introduce how to create Shigeru Mizuki’s youkai paintings in three parts: “inheriting from painters,” “creating from various materials,” and “creating from textual information.” “Shigeru Mizuki’s Youkai Picture Book,” specially edited for the exhibition, will be screened at the theater.

In Chapter 4, “Shigeru Mizuki’s Hyakki Yagyo,” many original youkai drawings were drawn by Mr. Mizuki are exhibited. Introducing the youkai that live in “mountains,” “water,” “Sato,” and “houses.”

Also, during the exhibition period, the collaboration cafe “Yokai no Mori Cafe” will open on the same venue floor. A food and drink menu with motifs of the world of youkai, characters, and Mizuki works is offered, and all items come with a unique placemat. Some menus and luncheon mat designs will be replaced between the first half of July 8th to August 5th and the second half of August 6th to September 4th.

Advance tickets for the exhibition are on sale at Lawson Ticket, an online site dedicated to Tokyo City View. General 1900 yen, pair discount 3600 yen, senior (65 years old and over) 1600 yen, high school/university student 1300 yen, four years old to junior high school students 700 yen. From July 9th to 22nd, Lawson tickets will be used to draw lots for tickets with parent-child kids workshops (10 groups, 20 people / 4200 yen).

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