Kyoto International Manga Museum is located just
northwest of Karasuma-Oike intersection of Karasuma Street and Oike
It is located about 3 km north of Kyoto station.
It was founded in 2006 by Kyoto City and Kyoto Seika University having
As a manga library, it houses about 200 thousand articles such as Japanese magazines and books of manga from the 19th century to present.
Of course, recent manga works is extensive.
Also some foreign manga works are displayed.
A closed elementary school is used as this building.
The first floor has the library of manga for boys.
The second floor has the library of manga for girls.
The third floor has the library of manga for youth.
This museum has not only the manga libraty but also the research facilities for manga.
We can read the magazines and books freely in the museum.
In front of the building, there is the former schoolyard with artificial lawn.
Japanese manga and anime are attracting worldwide attention now.
So about 15 percent of the visitors are foreigners, although most works are written in Japanese.
the admission fee is 500 yen, and you can enter the museum any number
of times on the same day.
You can't take photos in this museum.
Get off at Karasuma-Oike station on Karasuma and Tozai Lines.
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