‘Creepy-Cute Exhibition in Tokyo’ to Take Place at Tokyo Solamachi

28.May.2018 | SPOT

An exhibition showcasing over 30 animals will take place with the cooperation of Tokuyama Zoo. The theme of the exhibition is kimokawaii, which means ‘creepy-cute,’ a popular trend in Japan.

 

The event will take place from June 7 to July 8 at Tokyo Solamachi in Sumida. Barbie (pictured below), a comedian and tarento, will make an appearance on the first day.

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Photos are allowed at the exhibition, but flash is prohibited. There will also be an area where you an actually touch some of the animals too.

 

Let’s take a look at some of the animals you can expect to see at the event. Keep in mind that some are subject to change.

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Lesser Bamboo Rat

It has small pupils and big incisors that stick out. It has a very gentle personality and low alertness.

 

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Skinny Pig

An almost hairless breed of guinea pig.

 

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Emerald Tree Boa

This nocturnal snake fees atop trees, catching spoils like birds and other small animals. During the day, it wraps itself around a tree and sleeps.

 

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 The event will also have original merchandise on sale that you can’t get anywhere else, such as collaborative items with Barbie and th eoriginal character Debame-chan.

 

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Attendees aged 12 and below who buy a ticket will also receive an original clear file (pictured above). There’s only a limited amount available!

 

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Many rare animals you can’t normally find easily will be present at the exhibition, so be sure to visit!

 

■Information

Kimo Kawaii Ten (‘Creepy-Cute Exhibition’)

Address: Tokyo Solamachi 5F Space 634, Tokyo Skytree Town, 1-1-2 Oshiage, Sumida, Tokyo

Running: June 7, 2018―July 8, 2018

Opening Hours: 10:00-20:00 (Last Entries 19:30)

Entry Price: Advance ¥700 (Same-Day ¥800)

Ticket Vendors: Ticket Pia, Circle K Sunkus, 7-Eleven

Access: Tokyo Skytree Station via Tokyo Skytree Line / Oshiage Station (in front of Skytree)

TEL: 0120-054-283

Website: http://kimokawaiiten.jp/

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