GO NAGAI Wonderland Museum
Manga comic legend Nagai Go is best known for works such as Mazinger Z (animated feature film releases in Jan 2018), Devilman, and Cutie Honey. In 2009, the Go Nagai Wonderland Museum opened in his hometown, Wajima of Ishikawa Prefecture. With retro-style decoration, the museum highlights the history of Go Nagai's manga comic works as well as a 1:9 scale statue of Mazinger Z together with other precious figurines. In addition, lacquer painted panels -- a famous traditional craft in Wajima -- are also available at the souvenir shop inside the museum.
ⒸGo Nagai/Dynamic Production 2019
- 1-123 Kawai-machi, Wajima, Ishikawa Prefecture
- Opening hours
- Open all year round (except periods when changing exhibits)
- Admission fee
- Adults 500 yen, Children 250 yen
- Official Site
Sightseeing Spot in This Area
Wajima of Ishikawa Prefecture is famous for a kind of Japanese lacquerware called "wajima-nuri". A morning market with a history of more than 1000 years, the Asaichi-dori Morning Market (as pictured) is a 360-meter-long street lined with over 200 stalls, where items from freshly-caught Wajima seafood and local artwork such as Japanese lacquerware can be bought. In addition, the Shiroyone Senmaida terraced paddy fields at Shiroyone, with its beautiful rural scenery, ranks as one of "Japan's Top 100 Terraced Rice Paddies", is designated a national cultural heritage, and is one of the top sightseeting spots in the Oku-Noto region.
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