‘Ghibli Museum, Mitaka’, covered with the green of ‘Inokashira Park’ in the suburbs of Tokyo, features the world of ‘Hayao Miyazaki’.
Studio Ghibli is well-known for the production of theater animation by Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata. Ghibli Museum realizes the world their works such as ‘My neighbor Totoro’, ‘Princess Mononoke’ and ‘Spirited Away’.
Based on the basic design by Hayao Miyazaki, this museum was opened in 2001.
Always packed with many peoplle from over the world, regardless of age or sex, exhibition rooms for the mechanism and production process of animation, library for their works, mini-theatre for short film as well, are very much appealing.
As this is adjacent to Inokashira Park, one of the major parks in Tokyo, it is rather comfortable to take a walk in this park on your way back.
[posted by Masahisa Takaki]
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