Ome Fujio Akatsuka museum
The Ome Fujio Akatsuka museum opened in 2003 inside a traditional Japanese-style building, once a surgical hospital. The Centre features manuscripts by gag comic legend Akatsuka Fujio, offering visitors a chance to get to know more about him, featuring works such as The Genius Bakabon and Osomatsu-kun*, as well as an introduction to his cat Kikuchiyo. The gift shop sells products and stationery of popular characters such as Unagiinu, as well as souvenirs of the city of Ome, and much more.
- Additional notes
- *The Centre only displays items related to the manga comics. There are no exhibitions related to the anime series.
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Sightseeing Spot in This Area
The city of Ome, Tokyo, gained its fame when it hosted the first Ome Marathon in 1967. A former shukuba machi, or post station town, Ome has long been a prosperous city. At the entrance of Chichibu Tama Kai National Park stands Mount Mitake, where you will find historic buildings such as the Musashi-Mitake Shrine established in 736. Along the hiking trail, visitors will come upon several spots where they can marvel at the natural scenic beauty, such as the Rock Garden and the Ayahiro Waterfalls. As for local delicacies, there are udon noodles that use "Tokyo-X"-branded pork sourced from Ome, and other cuisine made with locally-sourced ingredients.
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