A National Manga Museum is Coming in 2020!


What You Need to Know:

  • The 2020 Olympics are coming and in order to anticipate the flow of tourists visiting the country, the government had decided to make a manga museum to display some of the greatest works of all time.
  • In the line of "Cool Japan," the current name that they are going with is "Manga National Center." How much will it cost? A cool ¥10,000,000,000 or about $89,643,900. It will be paid for using taxpayer's money.
  • What will go in it? Works of Manga and Anime that have been extremely popular throught the years within Japan. It will also apparently be connected with the National and Prefectural Library systems which means if you are in Japan, you may even be able to borrow the works you see!!

Source: Yaraon Blog

Reactions Around the Web

Don't we already have one of these in Kansai?
We do! Instead of making a new one, why not just make a branch?
Will there be hentai? lol
If you're going to display "great works," then you had better display Yoshinori Kobayashi's "Obocchama-kun."

honey's anime character
I hope there are sections! Ill be in the ecchi/harem section if you need me~~~~

honey's anime character
I could just disappear into the Slice of Life or BL section!