Osamu Harada: Finding “Kawaii”

Sano Art Museum

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Ends in 20 days

Osamu Harada (1946-2016) created the “Osamu Goods” characters highly popular among teen girls during the 1990s, making a major contribution to Japan’s “kawaii” culture. This exhibition, which will travel nationwide, looks at the full span of his career in advertising, publishing, and merchandising.



from January 08, 2021 to February 14, 2021
Open on February 11.


Osamu Harada


Adults and University Students ¥1100; High School, Junior High and Elementary School Students ¥550

Venue Hours

From 10:00 To 17:00
Closed on Thursdays
Note:Open on a Public Holiday Thursday. Closed during the New Year holidays and in between exhibitions.


Address: 1-43 Nakatamachi, Mishima-shi, Shizuoka 411-0838
Phone: 055-975-7278

6 minute walk from Mishimatamachi Station on the Izuhakone Railway Sunzu line; From the South exit of JR Mishima Station, take the Tokai bus and get off at Sano Art Museum. The venue is 2 minute walk from there.

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