Osamu Watanabe’s Mouthwatering Museum of Sweets Showcases Giant Candy Unicorn & More

11.July.2019 | FOOD / SPOT

Have you heard of Osamu Watanabe? You won’t forget his name by the end of this article. He is an installation and contemporary artist that draws his inspiration from the world of sweets and confections. He has drawn much attention not just in Japan but overseas too in countries like the US, Italy, Turkey, Indonesia and China with his various exhibitions.

Watanabe is set to take his “Museum of Sweets” exhibition to Shinjuku where it will open at the Odakyu Department Store on July 31.

The candy creations will be split throughout 9 different areas such as the titular room Museum of Sweets as well as the Forest of Sweets, Banquet of Sweets, Sweets Aquarium and more, all of which are sure to tickle the taste buds of sweet tooth visitors.

What’s more is that you are permitted to take photos, opening the door for countless photo opportunities for Instagram.

 

Osamu Watanabe will also be present to host a workshop on 4 separate days so you can craft your own cookie charm using materials Watanabe actually uses in his creations.

 

Enter a fantastic candy land cooked up by the one and only Osamu Watanabe.

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    Original Merchandise                                     

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    Pixar Animation Studios

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    Bonus Items                              

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    The exhibition will also be moving around Japan after its Tokyo run. Check the locations below.

     

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