Industrial Tourism in Japan
The Niigata City Manga House
This is a place where you can enter the world of gag cartoonists with links to Niigata. At the permanent exhibition there is a corner where you can take photos with popular characters including life-size figures. In addition, all guests are welcome to participate in "Manga no Ippo," a basic course on comics held every day for free, and read comic books at any time at "Manga no Heya." Special exhibitions are also held periodically.
971-7, 6 Bann-Cho, Furumachidori, Chuo-Ku, Niigata-City, Niigata
(Shinfurumachi-Cho Hangadori) GEO 6 Ban-Cho, Furumachidori 1st and 2nd floor
[Bus from Niigata Station]
Departing from bus terminal at Niigata Station Bandai Exit
- Platform 0 & 1 (Bandaibashi Line), get off at "Furumachi"
- Platform 2 (Niigata City Sightseeing Loop Bus) get off at "Higashiboridori Rokubancho" *
Ride time: about 8 minutes
Cost (one way): ¥210 for adults, ¥110 for children)
* When you visit the Manga House please use the "Hakusan Kouen Sakimawari Kousu" bus.
Parking (for passenger cars): None
Tourist bus parking: None
Workshop-based tour: Available
Content: Manga Basic Course
|Working days and hours||11:00 - 19:00|
Wednesdays (Thursdays in the case that a national holiday falls on a Wednesday)
Dec 29 - Jan 3
|Visitor capacity||1 – 30|
|Time required for a tour||About 1 hour (Including time for Manga Basic Course)|
Reservations Page: http://house.nmam.jp/contact/