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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 anime and manga 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!
Shrine about the story of the hare and sharks
Beautiful scenic coast along Japan Sea filled with coves for hiking and swimming
The Sand Dunes of Tottori - The Largest in Japan
Sea cave popular for diving and for canoeing
Sticker Pictures Photo Booths
Large shopping mall specializing in anime and character goods
Museum offers a historic overview on Japanese animation.
Line of Anime, Candy, and Ramen stores in the JR Tokyo Station Underground area