Mizuki Shigeru Road

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Tottori Mizuki Shigeru Road | Gegege no Kitaro

Tottori Mizuki Shigeru Road | Gegege no Kitaro

Mizuki Shigeru Road is a shopping district dedicated to Shigeru Mizuki, a famous Japanese manga artist. Shigeru Mizuki is best known for his work yōkai, a manga about yōkai, or ghosts and supernatural monsters. Mizuki Shigeru Road features over 150 bronze statues of characters from GeGeGe no Kitaro throughout town. There are also people dressed as these yōkai also walk around, entertaining both children and adults of all ages. Adults who grew up reading Mizuki Shigeru's stories about yōkai are taken back to their childhood at this magical street. The street is filled with shops where you can purchase various goods featuring the manga characters. During the night, the streets and statues are lit up, transforming the town into an eerie and spiritual wonderland.

Mizuki Shigeru Road is just another example of anime and manga's incredible influence in Japanese culture. Customize your Anime Japan Tour to include time in Tottori to visit this magnificent street. You can also add Mizuki Shigeru Road to a Private Japan Tour to include all your favorite interests. No matter the occasion, Mizuki Shigeru Road is a great place to for older manga fans to immerse themselves in one of their favorite stories!

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