Tokyo’s Studio Ghibli & Animate Exhibition Reveals Original Merchandise Collection

01.April.2021 | ANIME&GAME / FASHION

Matsuya Ginza is set to host the “Animage & Ghibli Exhibition” which will run from April 15 to May 5. The event will pay homage to Hayao Miyazaki’s Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind manga which was serialised in Animage by showcasing a range of never-before-seen cell artwork, as well Mamoru Oshii’s OVA art film Angel’s Egg, and much more.

 

With two weeks until it begins, the exhibition has revealed some of the exciting original and exclusive merchandise anime fans can expect to get their hands on. Tickets for the event were released on Saturday.

 

Teto Plush Toy ¥11,000 (Tax Included) / Ohmu Plush Toy ¥14,300 (Tax Included)

Bath Towel ¥8.800 (Tax Included)

Tapestry ¥16,500 (Tax Included)

Multipurpose Cases ¥3,300 Each (Tax Included)

Notebook ¥495 (Tax Included)

Square Pins ¥440 Each (Tax Included)

Animage Logo Pins ¥330 Each (Tax Included)

Wooden Brooches ¥1,320 Each (Tax Included)

Stainless Steel Bottles ¥3,520 Each (Tax Included)

Handkerchiefs ¥1,650 Each (Tax Included)

The exhibition is a nostalgia fest and celebration of animation during the 70’s and 80’s, a time when ‘anime’ was yet to be widespread in the vocabulary of ordinary Japanese people. It wills how how the anime boom really set off after the release of Mobile Suit Gundam in 1979 which was lauded for its animation quality, as well as how Toshio Suzuki, a producer at Studio Ghibli, approached Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata during his time as an editor at Animage. The exhibition will also feature the works produced by Suzuki and much more. Over 200 materials will be showcased for the duration of the exhibition.

 

Around 150 pieces of original merchandise will also be sold at the event, including gorgeous must-grabs for fans of Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind that capture its wonderful world, such as a tapestry featuring the design taken from the film’s opening credits.



A special exhibit will also take place entitled ALL ABOUT TOSHIO SUZUKI which covers everything about Studio Ghibli’s famous producer. Other things to look forward to include books and merch for the upcoming animated film Earwig and the Witch directed by Hayao Miyazaki’s son Goro Miyazaki, merch for the internationally beloved animated hit Spirited Away which is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, and more.

 

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