Mid
~
Late
Sep
 2023

Japan Media Arts Festival 2023

Free

The Japan Media Arts Festival is a showcase of popular media art in Japan with four divisions – art, entertainment, manga, and animation. The exhibition will be predominantly held at Miraikan and feature award-winning artists across a range of fields, including a gigantic globe, manga, and VR experiences.

giant globe art piece
Path of Noise ( r, theta, phi) | Photo by 文化庁メディア芸術祭事務局 (CG ARTS))

The festival will also extend to the 3-D screen outside Shinjuku Station to commemorate the artist who created the iconic 3-D cat visual.

The festival also coincides with Art Bay Tokyo Art Festival, which sees various spots around Odaiba come alive with art.

To prevent the spread of COVID-19, many events have been canceled. Always check official sites before heading to an event.

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