Moyoco Anno’s exhibition “Unnormal” will be held at the Hankyu Umeda Gallery in the Hankyu Umeda department store from April 27 (Wed) to May 9 (Mon), 2022.
Moyoco Anno’s exhibition tracing 30 years of painting
Moyoco Anno is a manga artist who has brought stories of joy and strength to a wide range of readers with works such as “Happy Mania,” “Hana to Mitsubachi,” “Sakuran,” and “Working Man. In addition to manga, she has published essays “Bijingaho” and “Kuiiji,” as well as a comic essay “Oyokudan Fuyogakko” about her married life with her husband Hideaki Anno, a director and producer, and her writing style is ever-changing.
The Moyoco Anno exhibition “Unnormal” is a traveling exhibition held to commemorate the 30th anniversary of Anno’s painting career in 2019. The exhibition will trace Yasuno’s path to date through hundreds of works, including not only original artworks, but also “Ochibisan” painted using the paper print technique, as well as works as a painter of beautiful women.
For example, a color frontispiece from the seventh episode of “Sakuran,” which was serialized in Kodansha’s “Evening” from 2001 to 2003 and was made into a film starring Anna Tsuchiya and directed by Mika Ninagawa, will be on display. A work depicting the familiar pose of Hiroko Matsukata, the main character of “Working Man,” a popular work serialized in Kodansha’s “Morning” since 2004, which has been made into an anime and even a TV drama, will also be on display.
Goods corner with more than 150 items in one place
More than 150 items will be on display at the original goods corner. The collection book that introduces the world of “Shuga Shugaruen” is an item that will be sold in advance at the event, and includes a map of the magical world, magic items, and other items that have been newly drawn.
Other items include a mini-set of coloring books featuring each of the beautiful paintings by Moyoco Anno and the world of “Shuga Shugaruen,” as well as acrylic key chains of characters from “Shuga Shugaruen.
Moyoco Anno Exhibition “Unnormal”
【Event Period】 April 27 (Wed) – May 9 (Sun), 2022
【Location】 Hankyu Umeda Gallery, Hankyu Umeda Main Store, 9th floor (admission charged)
【Address】 8-7 Kakudacho, Kita-ku, Osaka City, Osaka
Advance tickets: Adult/University students: 700 yen, Junior/senior high school students: 500 yen, Elementary school students: 300 yen
Same-day tickets: Adults/University students: 800 yen, Junior/High school students: 600 yen, Elementary school students: 400 yen
*Free admission for preschool children.
*Free admission for up to one accompanying person with a disability certificate (physical disability certificate, mental disability certificate, medical care certificate, or health certificate for atomic bomb survivors) or medical care certificate for specified diseases. Original copy of the disability certificate (no photocopies or photos allowed) must be presented at the entrance of the venue.
*Junior high and high school students may be asked to present an original student identification card, student identification card, or ID card at the entrance.
*Up to two persons may enter free of charge with one shareholder’s coupon.
*This exhibition is not valid for card benefits, including Hankyu Hanshin Deva Card, various Persona Cards, Emerald STACIA Card, and Hankyu/Hanshin Tomonokai Card.
Advance ticket purchase: Reservations through Ticket Pia (P code: 993596 / available at Seven-Eleven and FamilyMart) and Lawson Ticket (L code: 53784 / available at Lawson and Ministop stores)
*Tickets cannot be issued at Hankyu Umeda Main Store.
*No refunds will be made after purchase for customers’ convenience.