Kyoto International Manga Museum – Portrait Corner

Are you a big fan of Japanese comic books, manga? Then, Kyoto International Manga Museum is a must stop for you during your trip to Japan. Tens of thousands of manga books welcome you in the museum. Most of them are in Japanese, but you’ll still enjoy browsing through them if you are a big manga fan. For those who are not a “big” fan, I recommend you try the portrait corner. They will draw a manga portrait of you like this one. Since this corner has become popular among tourists, be there before 11am when they start taking registrations. The museum is open from 10am to 6pm and it’s [...]

How to get advance tickets for Ghibli Museum

Planning to go to Ghibli Museum  in Tokyo during your visit to Japan? Then, getting advance tickets is not a matter of choice. You MUST get advance tickets if you don’t want to miss a visit to Ghibli Museum. First thing first. Ghibli Museum showcases  the work of the Studio Ghibli, the animation film studio, which is famous for animation movies including the Oscar winning “Spirited Away(2001)”, “My Neighbor Totoro(1988)” and “Castle in the Sky(1986)”. At the museum, you get to see not only the original drawings of director, Hayao Miyazaki, but a short film that is only available in a theater in this museum. Children can play in Nekobasu [...]