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  • poster for Yotsubato! New Illustrations

    Yotsubato! New Illustrations

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    • at Parco Museum
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends Today

    Presenting new original illustrations from the 13th and 14th volumes of Kiyohiko Azuma’s popular illustration Yotsubato!, now in its 15th year. A “making of” video and other special displays are also featured...More »

  • poster for Keiko Ajito “Sounds of the Sky”

    Keiko Ajito “Sounds of the Sky”

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    • at Span Art Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends tomorrow
  • poster for Stars of the Milkyway

    Stars of the Milkyway

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    • at Aoyama Book Center, Aoyama
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends tomorrow

    Displaying original illustrations from a picture book by Yasutoshi Botal based on the work of novelist Kenji Miyazawa.More »

  • poster for Kenji Asazuma “Bakusan”

    Kenji Asazuma “Bakusan”

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    • at HB Gallery
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Ends in 4 days
  • poster for Yoshio Hayakawa “To the Sky”

    Yoshio Hayakawa “To the Sky”

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    • at Gallery House Maya
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts Today, Ends in 5 days
  • poster for Yumiko Ito “Nowhere”

    Yumiko Ito “Nowhere”

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    • at Art Aiga
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Ends in 5 days
  • poster for Piercing a Rodlike Thing

    Piercing a Rodlike Thing

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    • at Talion Gallery
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends in 6 days

    The title of this exhibition about the methods and processes of the artists Shoma Kimura, Tezzo Suzuki, and Yu Yamamoto comes from a 1955 haiku poem by Kyoshi Takahama. Kimura applies virtual reality functions...More »

  • poster for Rabbits and Eggs 2019

    Rabbits and Eggs 2019

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    • at Books & Gallery cafe Tentekido
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 6 days
  • poster for Maiko Muro “My House is Your House”

    Maiko Muro “My House is Your House”

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    • at San-Ai Gallery + Contemporary Art
    • in the Bakurocho area
    • Ends in 8 days
  • poster for 57th JAA Awards Exhibition

    57th JAA Awards Exhibition

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    • at The Ad Museum Tokyo
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 12 days

    The JAA Awards are globally unique advertising awards in which advertisements are evaluated by their viewers via an evaluation panel of consumers that includes no advertising personnel. This year’s awards...More »

  • poster for Chihiro Art Museum Collection: Enjoying Picture Book Fashions

    Chihiro Art Museum Collection: Enjoying Picture Book Fashions

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    • at Chihiro Art Museum Tokyo
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 14 days

    Setting its sights on fashion, this exhibition takes a look at the refined children’s fashion depicted in artwork from the Chihiro Art Museum Collection, including national costumes and the cultures and...More »

  • poster for Children’s Fashion by Chihiro: Chihiro Art Museum x Bunka Fashion College

    Children’s Fashion by Chihiro: Chihiro Art Museum x Bunka Fashion College

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    • at Chihiro Art Museum Tokyo
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 14 days

    The children in Chihiro Iwasaki’s picture books dress in colorful and comfortable-looking clothes with modern designs. Iwasaki also produced children’s clothing designs for fashion magazines and style...More »

  • poster for Chromono: The World of Aona Hayashi

    Chromono: The World of Aona Hayashi

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    • at Jike Studio
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 14 days

    Presenting abstract work from a new series by Aona Hayashi, an illustrator who works exclusively in the color black. More »

  • poster for Millitsuka “Places of Comfort”

    Millitsuka “Places of Comfort”

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    • at Museum Shop T
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 14 days

    Digital and analog illustrations.More »

  • poster for Noriko Kudo “Nora Neko Gundan”

    Noriko Kudo “Nora Neko Gundan”

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    • at Matsuya Ginza
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 14 days

    Displaying around 200 original sketches for Nora Neko Gundan, a popular children’s book series about eight invincible stray cats that debuted 20 years ago.More »

  • poster for Shogo Shimizu “Patience Note”

    Shogo Shimizu “Patience Note”

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    • at 4649
    • in the Tokyo: Others area
    • Ends in 20 days
  • poster for PansonWorks “It’s a Real World”

    PansonWorks “It’s a Real World”

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    • at Un Petit Garage
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 26 days

    PansonWorks rearranges corporate, brand, and other pre-existing characters into new ones that look strangely familiar. In this new style of show with the theme “making art familiar,” works are priced reasonably...More »

  • poster for Chisa Fujioka Exhibition

    Chisa Fujioka Exhibition

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    • at Joshibi galleria nike
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Ends in 30 days

    Chisa Fujioka is an artist on the radar of Joshibi galleria nike curators. Her cute, expressive squirrels rendered in fine lines and bright colors bring a feeling of warmth. This exhibition introduces...More »

  • poster for Jun Inagawa “Magical Girl Destroyers (Moe)”

    Jun Inagawa “Magical Girl Destroyers (Moe)”

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    • at Diesel Art Gallery
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Ends in 31 days

    Diesel Art Gallery presents Jun Inagawa’s first solo exhibition in Japan, “Magical Girl Destroyers (Moe).” This show is a story of “magical girls” fighting to regain the anime, game, figure, and Japanese...More »

  • poster for Morris & Co. and The Art of Wallpaper from The Sanderson Archive

    Morris & Co. and The Art of Wallpaper from The Sanderson Archive

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    • at Sogo Museum of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 41 days

    William Morris (1834–1896) was a British novelist, poet, designer, and inventor. Believing that only things that are “useful and beautiful” should be brought into the home, in theory and practice he aimed...More »

  • poster for Nomoco + Martin Holtkamp “Pocko Park Nowhere”

    Nomoco + Martin Holtkamp “Pocko Park Nowhere”

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    • at Park Hotel Tokyo
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Ends in 41 days

    In the first of the Pocko Park exhibitions, Nowhere marries the works of Japanese illustrator Nomoco with German-born photographer Martin Holtkamp in a harmonious artistic partnership. As the steely, proportioned...More »

  • poster for MOT Collection: Pleased to Meet You. New Acquisitions in Recent Years

    MOT Collection: Pleased to Meet You. New Acquisitions in Recent Years

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    • at Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends in 55 days

    The Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo holds some 5,400 pieces in its collection, which spans the modern and contemporary periods with a focus on art of the postwar years. MOT regularly features the works...More »

  • poster for Moomin: The Art and The Story

    Moomin: The Art and The Story

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    • at Mori Arts Center Gallery
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 55 days

    The Moomin family and their friends continue to captivate the hearts of fans around the world. This exhibition offers visitors the chance to experience the true wonder of creator Tove Jansson’s colorful...More »

  • poster for Weavers of Worlds - A Century of Flux in Japanese Modern/Contemporary Art

    Weavers of Worlds - A Century of Flux in Japanese Modern/Contemporary Art

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    • at Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
    • in the Kiyosumi, Ryogoku area
    • Ends in 55 days

    This exhibition will survey the Japanese art of the past 100 years, from the 1910s to 2010s, through works mainly in the museum’s collection. Its aim to show how the artists, by taking a discerning critical...More »

  • poster for 30th Anniversary of the Yokohama Museum of Art – Meet the Collection

    30th Anniversary of the Yokohama Museum of Art – Meet the Collection

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    • at Yokohama Museum Of Art
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 62 days

    2019 marks the 30th anniversary of the Yokohama Museum of Art. “Meet the Collection,” designed to commemorate this important milestone, is made up of two parts: “Life” and “World.” Divided into a total...More »

  • poster for Paddington Bear TM Exhibition

    Paddington Bear TM Exhibition

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Gunma
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 62 days

    Original illustrations, work tools, and rare video footage from the Paddington Bear series started in 1958 by Michael Bond. More »

  • poster for Polish Poster Exhibition

    Polish Poster Exhibition

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    • at Museum of Modern Art, Hayama
    • in the Yokohama, Kanagawa area
    • Ends in 62 days

    The Museum of Modern Art, Kamakura & Hayama, was the first museum in Japan to stage an exhibition of Polish posters. In 1980, the Polish government donated a selection of 290 posters. For this year’s...More »

  • poster for 100-Year Chronicle of Uniforms in Japan

    100-Year Chronicle of Uniforms in Japan

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    • at Yayoi Museum
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Ends in 69 days

    Since adopting Western-style school uniforms a century ago, Japan has made them fixtures of student culture. Their varieties include the long skirts of the 1980s, the checker patterned miniskirts of the...More »

  • poster for Sense Of Humor

    Sense Of Humor

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    • at 21_21 Design Sight
    • in the Roppongi, Nogizaka area
    • Ends in 69 days

    To art director Katsuhiko Asaba, who has encountered many people and things in his journeys around the world, humor in one of most important senses in communication. Asaba has spent years tickling the...More »

  • poster for Women Imagining Rooms: About the Diary of Lady Sarashina

    Women Imagining Rooms: About the Diary of Lady Sarashina

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    • at Ichihara Lakeside Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 84 days

    1,000 years ago, Lady Sarashina as a thirteen-year-old girl from what is today known as the city of Ichihara started a diary that went on to become a classic of Japanese literature. Continuing it for some...More »

  • poster for Muffin’s Field of Flowers: The World of Dick Bruna Picture Books

    Muffin’s Field of Flowers: The World of Dick Bruna Picture Books

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    • at The Vangi Sculpture Garden Museum
    • in the Greater Tokyo area
    • Ends in 160 days

    This exhibition focuses on illustrations featuring flowers and plants Dick Bruna, creator of the popular rabbit character Miffy. Enjoy these illustrations along with all the flowers in bloom at the Clematis...More »

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Upcoming events

  • poster for Clouds Art Market

    Clouds Art Market

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    • at Clouds Art + Coffee
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Starts tomorrow

    Original illustrations, prints, postcards, and merchandise.More »

  • poster for Eijiro Mori + Kosuke Kanamori “Tales of the Heart” Part II

    Eijiro Mori + Kosuke Kanamori “Tales of the Heart” Part II

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    • at Ningyo-cho Vision's
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Starts tomorrow
  • poster for Ran Kobayashi Exhibition

    Ran Kobayashi Exhibition

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    • at L'illustre Galerie Le Monde
    • in the Shibuya area
    • Starts tomorrow

    These new works in pink and green express simple joys in a grey world.More »

  • The Works of Yuji Miyazaki, Illustrator for Films At the Centenary of Kinema Jumpo Magazine

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    • at National Film Archive of Japan
    • in the Kyobashi, Nihonbashi area
    • Starts tomorrow

    National Film Archive of Japan is proud to present the endearing illustrations of Yuji Miyazaki. Miyazaki has been an illustrator for more than 40 years, with much of his work appearing in Kinema Junpo,...More »

  • poster for Tomoyo Kawase + Yusuke Mashiba “ADD”

    Tomoyo Kawase + Yusuke Mashiba “ADD”

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    • at Niji Gallery
    • in the Musashino, Tama area
    • Starts in 3 days
  • poster for Chie Mochizuki “Seasonal Scenery”

    Chie Mochizuki “Seasonal Scenery”

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    • at Ayumi Gallery
    • in the Ichigaya, Kagurazaka area
    • Starts in 4 days

    Presenting around 30 pen and color pencil drawings of the seasons with a focus on works that appeared in a monthly magazine.More »

  • poster for Happy Magnet to You!!

    Happy Magnet to You!!

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    • at Rocket
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts in 4 days

    Magnet-themed works by 60 artists, illustrators, photographers, art directors, and other creative types.More »

  • poster for Idols in Cat City at Hyakudan Kaidan

    Idols in Cat City at Hyakudan Kaidan

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    • at Hotel Gajoen Tokyo
    • in the Ebisu, Daikanyama area
    • Starts in 4 days

    This exhibition reflects the Japanese view towards cats from the Heian Period (794-1185) up to today. Visitors can enjoy more than 3,000 art pieces by 29 artists displayed in the unique historical setting...More »

  • poster for My Book, My Design Vol.10

    My Book, My Design Vol.10

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    • at Flew Gallery
    • in the Ueno, Yanaka area
    • Starts in 4 days

    Twenty-four artists presents illustrations from some of their favorite books in genres including fantasy, mystery, and literary fiction. Original merchandise is also available. More »

  • poster for Toshie Kihara “Mari and Shingo Illustrations”

    Toshie Kihara “Mari and Shingo Illustrations”

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    • at Span Art Gallery
    • in the Ginza, Marunouchi area
    • Starts in 4 days
  • Syd Mead: Progressions TYO 2019

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    • at 3331 Arts Chiyoda
    • in the Chiyoda area
    • Starts in 5 days

    “Visual Futurist” Syd Mead is an international industrial designer who has influenced countless other creators and works of art. This exhibition selects 150 original illustrations from throughout his career,...More »

  • poster for SICF20 (20th Spiral Independent Creators Festival)

    SICF20 (20th Spiral Independent Creators Festival)

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    • at Spiral
    • in the Omotesando, Aoyama area
    • Starts in 9 days

    Organized by Spiral in Minami-Aoyama, Tokyo, since 2000, Spiral Independent Creators Festival (SICF) aspires to discover, cultivate and support emerging artists and designers. It showcases the wide-ranging...More »

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