Anime & Manga

Evangelion exhibit at Niigata Manga & Animation Museum

My love for Japanese culture started with watching endless hours of anime. While in Niigata I had to checkout the Manga & Animation Museum which houses the works of some of the popular manga and anime artists born in this prefecture. It was no co-incidence that my very favorite Rumiko Takahasi, creator of Inuyasha, also hails from Niigata. I got lucky as they were also holding an exhibit of the swords of Evangelion!

My love for Japanese culture started with watching endless hours of anime While in Niigata, I dropped in at the Manga & Animation Museum which houses the works of some of the popular manga and anime artists born in this prefecture Incidentally, my very favorite Rumiko Takahasi, creator of Inuyasha, also hails from Niigata We were lodged at Hotel Lungwood during our stay in Niigata The hotel is adjacent to the station and can be accessed directly via an internal passage If you are planning to stay in Niigata, it is highly recommended The rooms are great and the service is admirable It was a warm sunny day as we left

The tragic priestess Kikyo

A figurine of the tragic priestess Kikyo from the popular manga InuYasha. Created by Rumiko Takahashi, Kikyo is one of the most intriguing character in the love triangle that is the foundation of this lovable storyline.

A figurine of the tragic priestess Kikyo from the popular manga InuYasha Created by Rumiko Takahashi, the manga series takes place in a fictional version of Japan’s Warring States period with occasional time-travel/flashback elements to modern Tokyo The setting and plot incorporate many elements of traditional Japanese folklore and religion Kikyo, a Shintō priestess, is an interesting character who possesses both the shades good and evil More: https://enwikipediaorg/wiki/List_of_Inuyasha_characters

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