Toei Animation Gallery
Toei Animation, which created Japan’s first full-length color animation “Hakubenden” and continues to produce many works today, provides a space to exhibit animation materials. The exhibition introduces the works produced over the past 50 years and changes the theme every three months, exhibiting animation celluloid pictures, scenarios, original drawings, etc., as well as showing videos.
Address: 2-10-5 Toei Oizumi 2-chome, Nerima-ku, Tokyo (located inside Toei Animation Headquarters and Oizumi Studios)
Opening hours: 9:30 – 17:00 (Entry by 16:30)
Access: 15-minute walk from Oizumigakuen Station on the Seibu Ikebukuro Line
Ryogoku Fireworks Museum
The museum was opened in 1991 for the purpose of gaining a deeper understanding of the history and artistry of fireworks, which is said to be the art of the moment. In the museum, there are full-size fireworks balls from No.2 to No.3, cut models and launch tubes, as well as a chronological table of the Sumida River Fireworks Festival and a wall painting of Nishikie, which explains the history and mechanism of fireworks in an easy-to-understand manner.
Address: Sumitomo Fudosan Ryogoku Bldg. 1F, 2-10-8 Ryogoku, Sumida-ku, Tokyo
Hours: Every Thursday, Friday and Saturday from noon to 4:00 p.m. Open every day in July and August
Access: Ryogoku Station on the R Sobu Line and Toei Oedo Line
Local Forest and Museum
The 14-hectare site includes a main building that introduces the history, climate and nature of Fuchu, a planetarium, eight restored buildings, a spacious lawn, a plum garden, and a water play pond that is very popular among children.
Address: 6-32 Minami-cho, Fuchu-shi, Tokyo
Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. (Admission until 4:00 p.m.) Seasonal events are held.
Access: By bus: From Fuchu Station, Fuchu Honmachi Station or Bunbugawara Station, get off at “Godo-no-Mori” bound for Health Center Bus fare: Bunbugawara⇔Godo-no-Mori Adult 170 yen, Child 90 yen 【Chu Bus (Fuchu City Community Bus)] Minamimachi/Yotsuya circulation “Minamimachi 2 chome”. From the direction of Bunbugawara Station, get off at “Minamimachi 2-chome”; from the direction of Nakagawara Station, get off at “Shibama Inari Shrine” Bus fare: 100 yen per trip (both adults and children) By foot: Musashino Line, Nambu Line, 20 minutes from Fuchu Honmachi Station; Keio Line, Nambu Line, 20 minutes from Bunbugawara Station; Seibu Tamagawa Line, 20 minutes from Koremasa Station Seibu Tamagawa Line, 20 minutes from Koremasa Station.
Fees: Museum admission: Adults 200 yen (160 yen), children 100 yen (80 yen) Planetarium admission (including museum admission): Adults 700 yen (560 yen), children 350 yen (280 yen) *Percentages in parentheses indicate group rates for 30 or more people.