Giga Manga: From Edo Giga to Modern Manga

The Sumida Hokusai Museum

poster for Giga Manga: From Edo Giga to Modern Manga

Ends in 50 days

There are various explanations for the origins of Japanese manga. This exhibition looks at the satirical artworks of the Edo period that arose from printing culture as the starting point for what are recognized in contemporary Japan as manga-esque expressions.

Part 1: Nov. 25 (Wed)–Dec. 13 (Sun)
Part 2: Dec. 15 (Tues)–Jan. 3 (Sun)
Part 3: Jan. 5 (Tues)–Jan. 24 (Sun)



from November 25, 2020 to January 24, 2021
Closed on December 29 to January 1 and January 12. Open on January 11.


Adults ¥1200; University and High School Students, Seniors 65 & Over ¥900; Junior High School Students, Persons with Disability Certificates + 1 Companion ¥400; Elementary School Students and Under free.

Venue Hours

From 9:30 To 17:30
Closed on Mondays
Note:Open on public holiday Monday but closed on the following day. Closed during the New Year holidays.


Address: 2-7-2 Kamezawa, Sumida-ku, Tokyo 130-0014 
Phone: 03-6658-8931

5 minute walk from exit A3 at Ryogoku Station on the Toei Oedo line, 9 minute walk from the East exit of Ryogoku Station on the JR Sobu line.

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