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The Mizuki Shigeru Road, Sakaiminato
(3.9/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web)
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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  • there are around 150 "Yokai" bronze statues along the small road, and shops that sell in relation to "Yokai" and "Mizuki Shigeru" who is a Manga artist of Gegege no Kitaro". you can touch the statues ...  more »
  • Morning visit 9:30. Many stores are not open. Bed in the morning guuguuguu, the like. So people can enjoy the walks partly rural air. * Nearby parking lot may (morning only? ) Uncle he also works, and 500 yen for me into the box.
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  • On the street there is the specter of bronze statues and shop Kitaro toy, parks and shrines to Kitaro's world is a color. (Even the manhole cover and lamp posts! ) Is the first time I met on the street here to yourself. Also on this street during the Nezumi Otoko costume also came. Thoughts of Shigeru Mizuki Sakai Minato of the teacher really want really came through strongly.
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