Niigata Manga & Animation Museum

Niigata city is the birthplace of a surprising number of popular manga and anime artists. This museum presents their profiles, exhibits some of their representative works, and explains the processes by which manga and anime are produced. You will also find a mini-theater, and an area where you can engage with popular characters, and another area where you can try out your voice acting. Special exhibits are held at various times throughout the year.

  • Phone
  • Hours
    11 am (10 am weekends and holidays) to 7 pm
  • Closed when exhibition is changing
  • Admission Fee
    Weekdays: Adults 200 yen; Kids 50 to 100 yen, Weekends and Holidays: Free (Separate charge to enter special exhibition areas)
  • Getting There
    By foot: 15 min from Niigata Station’s Bandai exit
    By bus: tourist bus from Niigata Station, get off at Bandai City Bus Center, walk 3 minutes


Niigata Manga & Animation Museum
2-5-7, Yachiyo, Chuo-ku, Niigata City (Bandai City BP2, first floor)


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