Apr 27
Sep 1

Junji Ito Exhibition: Enchantment

10:00am – 6:00pm
¥1,000 (on the door)

If you love Junji Ito’s macabre manga, the Junji Ito exhibition is a must-see. This is Ito’s first major exhibition in Japan and is a showcase of his skills in creating unnerving art.

What to expect

Junji Ito is known for his otherworldly art style and manga — see the internationally popular manga’s Tomie and Uzumaki. This exhibition showcases his unique style up close. Expect large displays of iconic scenes, as well as some unseen work. There are displays of his hand drawn art, both on paper and canvas. You can also see 3D models of his spookiest scenes, including an exhibit on Uzumaki that puts you right in the middle of the moment.


Tickets for the Junji Ito exhibition are sold on the door for ¥1,000 for adults and discounted entry for children, students, and adults over 65.

On May 15, entry is free to commemorate International Museum Day. Entry is also free for those over 65 on May 10.

The exhibition is closed on Mondays (but closed on Tuesdays instead when Monday falls on a national holiday).

How to get there

The exhibition is held at Setagaya Literary Museum in Minamikarusayama.

The easiest way to get there from Tokyo is either the Keio Line from Shinjuku or the Shinjuku Line. Get off at Roka-Kōen Station. From there, it’s a 5-minute walk to the museum.

Organizers may cancel events, alter schedules, or change admission requirements without notice. Always check official sites before heading to an event.

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