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The Great Otsu Yome Narrative Exhibition


More than 100 original drawings! The Great Otsu Yome Narrative Exhibition" / Kyoto International Manga Museum

Friday, September 16, 2022 - Monday, December 26, 2022
10:30-17:30 (last admission 17:00)
Kyoto International Manga Museum

An exhibition of the Manga Grand Prize-winning work "Dai Otsu Yome Narrative" is currently being held at the Kyoto International Manga Museum until December 26, 2022 (Monday).
The Great Otome Narrative" is set in Central Asia in the mid-19th century and depicts the "Otome" (beautiful wives) that the English traveler Smith met in various places. In addition to the appealing characters and story, the culture and history of the nomadic and sedentary peoples of Central Asia are vividly depicted in the work, which won the Manga Grand Prize in 2014 and is loved by a wide range of fans.
The exhibition will feature over 100 original drawings by the author Kaoru Mori, mainly color and black-and-white manuscripts. Visitors can experience the trajectory of the main characters and the atmosphere of Central Asia through the beautiful, meticulously drawn, hand-painted illustrations. There is also an admission ticket with goods that includes a flat pouch, a can badge, and a daily name leaflet available only through online sales, so check the official website for details.

The Great Otsu Yome Narrative Exhibition

  • second reading of a poem by Oda Nobunaga, the first two verses of the New Testament
  • Kyoto International Manga Museum
  • Sep. 16, 2022 (Fri) - Dec. 26, 2022 (Mon) 10:30 - 17:30 (last admission 17:00)
  • Adults and university students: 900 yen, junior and senior high school students: 400 yen, elementary school students: 200 yen, free for elementary school students and younger, free for disabled persons and one attendant (admission ticket with goods: 2,400 yen for adults and university students, 1,900 yen for junior and senior high school students, 1,700 yen for elementary school students)
  • Karasuma-dori Oike-agaru, Nakagyo-ku, Kyoto-shi, Kyoto
  • 1 minute walk from Karasuma-Oike bus stop
    2 minutes walk from Subway Karasuma Oike Station
  • Tel. 075-254-7414
  • Closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays *Open on November 23, closed the following day
  • https://kyotomm.jp/
*Please note that the information contained herein is subject to change without notice.
*Since this site uses automatic translation, the translation may differ from the original Japanese content.


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