A must-see for Ghibli fans! Add a trip to Nagoya to your TO-DO list now!

The exhibition “Animage and Ghibli Exhibition” will be held at the Matsuzakaya Museum of Art in Nagoya from Saturday, April 22nd to Sunday, June 11th, 2023.

Exhibition “Animage and Ghibli Exhibition” landed in Nagoya for the first time

Launched on May 26, 1978, Japan’s first full-fledged commercial anime magazine monthly “Animage”. The magazine was the first in the industry to feature authors and production staff, and it became a hot topic, and played a role in sparking the anime boom. This magazine, which inspired the animation film adaptation of Hayao Miyazaki’s serialized work “Nausicaa of the Wind” and the establishment of Studio Ghibli, continues to connect anime and fans even now, celebrating its 44th anniversary.

Birth of Studio Ghibli

This exhibition will feature works from the 1978 launch of Animage to the 1980s. From the time when the word “anime” was not yet common, it was the anime boom period when “Mobile Suit Gundam” became a big hit. Toshio Suzuki, who would later become the second editor-in-chief of Studio Ghibli, found directors Isao Takahata and Hayao Miyazaki, and Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind was born. follow the process of establishing

The “Animage and Ghibli Exhibition” has traveled to 6 venues nationwide, and has landed in Nagoya for the first time. In addition to illustrations that introduce the Gundam boom, the works created by both directors Takahata and Miyazaki before Ghibli “Future Boy Conan” and “Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro”, the birth of “Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind” in 1984, the studio The history of the founding of Ghibli is on display.

Exhibition original goods

At the venue, there will be free cups and mini plates with close-ups of characters and famous scenes from “Kiki’s Delivery Service” and “My Neighbor Totoro”, embroidered tote bags with the motif of “Laputa: Castle in the Sky” and large handkerchiefs, etc. “Animage and Ghibli Exhibition” Original goods will be available.


Animage and Ghibli Exhibition

【Sales Period】 Saturday, April 22, 2023 to Sunday, June 11, 2023
【Venue】 Matsuzakaya Nagoya Store South Building 7F Matsuzakaya Museum
【Hour】 10:00 – 18:00
【Admission Fee】 General/college students 1,500 yen / Junior high and high school students 1,000 yen / Elementary school students 600 yen
【Official Website】 https://animage-ghibli.jp/