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Anime Events and Attractions in Tokyo, Japan

Anime Conventions in Tokyo, Japan

The following are some Anime, Manga events in Tokyo. Here you can also find information on Anime Museums, Stores, and Amusement Faculties.

Last updated: 2022 June


Anime Japan

One of the largest Anime events in Japan
Held in March
Venue: Tokyo Big Sight, Odaiba, Tokyo

Jump Festa

An annual Anime/ Manga event held in Decemberin, sponsored by Shueisha publishing the manga magazine. Shonen Jump.
Held around December.
Venue: Makuhari Messe in Chiba prefecture

Tokyo Anime Award Festival

An international film festival to promote animation films worldwide
Held in March
Venue: Ikebukuro, Tokyo

Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair

Held in September
Venue: Miyako Messe & Kyoto International Manga Museum, Kyoto prefecture

Toyako Manga Anime Festa

Manga & Anime event held in Hokkaido prefecture
Held in June
Venue: Toyako Bunka Center, Toyako, Hokkaido prefecture

Comiket (Comic Market)

The largest Comic (Manga) Market held at Tokyo Big Sight in Tokyo, where Doujinshi are sold and Cosplayers get together. Doujinshi are manga magazines published by a group of creators. This event is held twice a year in August and December
Held in August & December
Venue: Tokyo Big Sight, Odaiba, Tokyo

Family Anime Festa

An Anime event for kids only . Admission is free for kids and thier parents
Held in March
Venue: Tokyo Big Sight, Odaiba, Tokyo

Jisedai World Hobby Fair

An Anime & Game event for kids. Admission is free.
Venue: Makuhari Messe, Chiba prefecture

International Tokyo Toy Show

An annual tradeshow held every June in Tokyo
Held in June
Venue: Tokyo Big Sight, Odaiba, Tokyo

Tokyo Game Show

Held in September
Venue: Makuhari Messe, Chiba prefecture


Ghibli Museum


A museum dedicated to Hayao Miyazaki, creator of anime movies; Spirited Away, Princess Mononoke, and My Neighbor Totoro. The museum concept takes the form of a giant maze with a warning, roughly translated from Japanese to English, "Let's Lose Our Way, Together."

To obtain tickets to the Ghibli Museum, you must purchase in advance and get registered tickets before coming to Tokyo. Go here to Order Tickets outside of Japan: https://www.ghibli-museum.jp/en/tickets/

Suginami Anime Museum

Suginami-ku in Tokyo is known as the city where many Japanimation creating companies are located at.
Location: Suginami-ku within Tokyo 23 Words.
Getting there: 20 min walk from Ogikubo Station (North Exit)

Tokyo Anime Center in DNP PLAZA SHIBUYA

This facility in Shibuya presents animation and manga exhibitions in real and virtual to share Japanese animation culture and expand the joy of animation. d

Bandai Museum

A corporate museum in Mibu, Tochigi Prefecture. Exhibits toys produced by Bandai, the company known for Gandam and Sailor Moon.
Getting there by train from Asakusa:
From Tobu Asakusa Station, take the train (Express) to Tochigi station, where you change the train (local train) to Omochano Machi Station. 10-min walk from the Omochano Machi Station.

Fujiko F. Fujio Museum in Kawasaki City

Kawasaki-shi Fujiko Fujio Museum (in Kawasaki, Kanagawa)
This museum exhibits the characters like Doraemon created by the Manga artist Fujiko Fujio, This museum includes felicities like an amusement-park.

Tokiwaso Manga Museum

Built in 1962, this muses is the former apartment where young manga artists used to live, work together, and started their careers to be renowned manga masters - Tezuka Osamu, Fujiko F. Fujio, is the name of a few.

Hasegawa Machiko Museum

https://www.hasegawamachiko.jp/ (Japanese site only)
Hasegawa Machiko is a Manga artist who made "Sazae-san". In 1969, "Sazae-san" began as a TV animation, and the program is still on the air today.

Stores, Amusement facilities etc.

Pokemon Center

Pokemon centers, stores, and cafes across Japan can be found on their official website.

Pokemon Center in Ikebukuro at Sunshine City Alpa 2F
Sunshine City: https://sunshinecity.jp/

Pokemon Center in Nihonbashiat Takashimaya Department Store
(East Building 5F)
Takashimaya: https://www.takashimaya.co.jp/nihombashi/

Sanrio Puroland

An amusement facility of Sanrio’s characters, including Hello Kitty.

Akihabara Shopping District


Nakano Broadway Shopping Mall



This TV station in Tokyo broadcasts so many Anime programs. Why not check out some of them while in Tokyo.


A number of large, well known travel agencies from Japan offer anime tours. Consider making a reservation for these tours while you are ordering your airline tickets to Tokyo
Anime Tourism Association