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Largest Anime Center in Japan to Open this Wednesday

Monday, March 13, 2006 Posted: 07:16 AM JST

Tokyo Anime Center, the largest center for anime in Japan opens this Wednesday in Akihabara, Tokyo. The Tokyo Anime Center is a comprehensive facility for Japan’s animation, games, characters and other affiliated industries. The facility includes a digital theater accommodating 170 people, a store and a recording studio.

The digital theater will hold about 200 events a year, including concerts and anime screenings. Live radio shows and anime dubbing recordings will be held in the studio, while limited edition merchandise can be bought in the shop.

The center is managed by the Association of Japanese Animation (AJA) along with a consortium of 45 anime production companies. Relevant government ministries, broadcast companies, publishers, toy makers, game makers and others also cooperate with the center.

Keywords: arts_entertainment culture_news national_news travel_news

Related Links:

  1. Links to manga and anime related sites
  2. Links to sites of museums in Japan
  3. Ghibli Museum
  4. Bandai Museum

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3 comments so far post your own

1 | At 02:00am on Apr 15 2006, Yora wrote:
*drools* >.> That sort of center should be in Holland! Yora so jealous! *waves her fist in the air*
2 | At 05:36am on Apr 26 2006, supercub wrote:
I was very disappointed. It's lame. Unless you are interested in buying Hello Kitty obento boxes.

3 | At 08:37am on Apr 26 2006, Kjeld Duits wrote:
You are absolutely right. I posted this after receiving the news release, but I should have checked it out myself first. It is basically a store... Skip this place. You' do better to visit Mandarake
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