Popular Character Chiikawa Gets Large-Scale Exhibition at Hiroshima PARCO

31.August.2021 | ANIME&GAME / SPOT

Illustrator Nagano’s popular character Chiikawa is coming to Hiroshima PARCO FACTORY (6F) from September 10 until September 26. Chiikawa no Mori will be the first large-scale exhibition for the tiny mouse and friends.

 

Guests to the venue will enter into a world taken over by the characters, and will be able to see a special movie made for the event, enjoy a Chiikawa photo booth, and more. Visitors will also be able to experience pulling weeds, as is mentioned so often in Chiikawa’s comics, and write messages to the characters.

Entrance photospot

Chiikawa Diagnosis

Trick art

Weed-pulling game

Bye Bye photospot

Message board

Entrance ticket pochette bag bonus

Weed-pulling game stickers

Exclusive shopping bag for customers spending over ¥2,200 (Tax Included)

 

Chiikawa x Hiroshima Toyo Carp Exclusive Merchandise

A5-size Sticker Sheet: ¥880 (Tax Included) / Face Towel: ¥2,200 (Tax Included) / Tote Bag: ¥2,970 (Tax Included)
 

Acrylic Stand & Pin from Capsule Machine (6 varieties): ¥400 per try (Tax Included)

Cap (2 designs): ¥3,960 each (Tax Included)

T-shirt (3 designs): ¥3,190 (Tax Included)

Exclusive Chiikawa no Mori Postcard Book: ¥1,430 (Tax Included)

 

The event will feature a special collaboration with the Hiroshima Toyo Carps baseball team, with crossover goods only available during the exhibition. Other commemorative items, including a postcard book with visuals drawn specifically for the event, will be on sale at the goods corner.

 

Are you a Chiikawa fan? What message would you like to leave for the characters?

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    <Exhibition Entrance> ©Riyoko Ikeda Production

     

    Entrance

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    <Takurazuka Revue’s Cosmos Troupe performs The Rose of Versailles – Oscar & Andre- in 2014> ©Riyoko Ikeda Production

     

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    [Chapter 4] The Future of The Rose of Versailles

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    ©Riyoko Ikeda Production / Shueisha

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