Enjoy the world of Takashi Yanase!
Takashi Yanase Memorial Museum comprises a range of facilities beginning with the Anpanman Museum and Poem and Märchen Gallery. You can also visit the Annex Hall, Takashi Yanase Memorial Park and others.
- Anpanman Museum is a haven for anyone who loves Anpanman. There is no obscure art and no routes. Starting from wherever you like, wander around and find Anpanman and his friends.
- The Poem and Märchen Gallery displays all of Takashi Yanase’s artworks from the Shitomeruhen (Poem and Märchen) magazine, including magazine covers and illustrations. Though the gallery is small, it is full of dreams, joy, love, tears and warmth. This is a different kind of Yanase-world.
The Annex contains temporary and public exhibitions on the theme of toys and comics that are held once or twice a year.
Yanase Takashi Memorial Park
The park is surrounded by Yuzu trees (species of aromatic Asiatic citrus tree, Citrus Junos), which the Kochi region is known for. You can also see the
The repository collections consist of about 2,000 artworks by Takashi Yanase and other artists featured in Shitomeruhen (Poem and Märchen).
Playground and Park
Let’s go outside the museum when the weather is fine. There is a lot of Anpanman playground equipment to enjoy.
Fighting Anpanman Statue
This is a three metre high statue that was erected in commemoration of the 15th anniversary of the museum.