The Mizuki Shigeru Road, Sakaiminato

Step into the surreal world of Japanese manga at The Mizuki Shigeru Road, a playful street dedicated to the life and work of Shigeru Mizuki, one of the country's greatest manga artists. An 800 m (2,624 ft) arcade decorated with 153 bronze statues of the artist's fantasy creations allow you to weave your way around many quirky shops selling sweets and souvenirs. At night, the statues create an eerie sight, lit up to recreate the spirit world. Put The Mizuki Shigeru Road on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Sakaiminato family vacation planner.
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  • July 23, 2017
    I went to see Monster during hot weather. For the renovation of whatever a body is traveling fun half and limited edition toy rich and enjoyed.
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  • July 17, 2017
    Leave the car at the parking lot ate lunch in a near walk, I stopped by it's a hot crowded people than I thought. But that there were a lot of families with small children.
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  • July 16, 2017
    Number of characters along the way and roadside shops and Kitaro and collaboration. Shigeru Mizuki's place came home feeling, feeling for hometown interests without help. It was Kitaro's collaboration with post office.
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  • January 21, 2017
    A very peculiar place. This is a road with various shops, museums and statues devoted to Mizuki Shigeru, the creator of GeGeGe No Kitaro. The place is infested with yokai, or Japanese ghouls, creating a playfully creepy atmosphere. Well worth strolling through if you are in the area.
  • September 13, 2016
    The Home town of gegege no kitaro, if you are a fan you'll want to go. All of the characters have been turned in to statue's and have been placed along the road. There's a museum, a haunted house attraction. The hotel right near the station is beautiful and the service was great.
  • October 10, 2016
    If you are a fan of the Ge Ge Ge Kitaro manga, this is the place to come. It's a short walk from the port of Sakai (Minato). The are small statues up and down the street. There are countless gift shops. And there is a museum.
  • October 28, 2016
    must go...
  • March 15, 2016
    Not very special indeed.

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