As part of the yearly collaboration to bring animation related exhibitions to the Tokyo museum of contemporary art with Studio Ghilbli, the museum is hosting a Tokusatsu exhibition.

The director of this exhibition is Hideaki Anno, the director behind Evangelion, part of his inspiration for Evangelion comes from Ultraman and would like to share some of his insights through this exhibition.

In commemoration of their 10th such exhibition the theme Tokusatsu was chosen. The event will play host to series such a Ultra man and other tokusatsu series from the Heisei Era.  It will also feature the miniature towns built for the epic battles between the monsters and the tokusatsu heros.

The Event will begin on the 10th of July and end on the 8th of October.

Event Information

Name : Director Hideaki Anno’s Tokusatsu Museum
4-1-1 Miyoshi, Koto-ku, Tokyo 135-0022 Japan
Date : 10/07/12 to 08/10/12 (Museum is closed on mondays)
Opening Hours : 1000Hrs to 1800Hrs(Last entrance is 30 minutes before closing time)
Pricing : 1400Yen(Vistors)/900Yen(Middle School)/400Yen(Primary School)

Tokusatsu is a Japanese term that applies to any live-action film or television drama that usually features superheroes and makes considerable use of special effects.

Source: Exhibition HP, Museum HP


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