Marvel Avenger Station at the Kadokawa Museum in 2022 to 2023

A special Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N exhibition is coming to the Kadokawa Culture Museum in Tokorozawa Sakura Town this autumn. This will be the second time Marvel exhibits at the EJ Anime Museum on the 3rd floor of the Kadokawa Culture Museum* in Tokorozawa Sakura Town. Last Autumn the highly successful Marvel Studios Universe of Heroes was held from October to January.

*Kadokawa Culture Museum is also called Kadcul for short or Kadokawa Musashino Museum.

Marvel Avengers Station

Said to be an immersive experience that allows fan get a real feel for the world of Avengers, this travelling exhibition has been touring cities all over the world since 2014. It came to Japan earlier this year, first Tokyo, then Kyoto. It will come to Kadcul this weekend, October 8th, and runs until January 29th 2023.

S.T.A.T.I.O.N stand for Scientific Training and Tactical Intelligence Operative Network. The Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N is a story exhibition that allows the visitor immerse themselves in the world of Avengers. Start as a ‘new recruit’ and work through the various exhibits, revealing secrets about the characters and technology of Avengers. Complete the journey to become a ‘S.T.A.T.I.O.N agent’!

Highlights of Avenger S.T.A.T.I.O.N

  • World first display of the latest Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) Phase 4 costumes
  • Including Iron Man’s Armor in transition
  • Display of other props and footage from the movie
  • Exclusive merchandize on sale

Concurrent events at Sakura Town: within Kadokawa Culture museum, in the Grand Gallery there is an immersive Van Gogh exhibition. Moreover, there is a permanent outdoor Teamlab exhibition. The official Kadcul website also has some information in English for other exhibitions.

EJ Anime Museum

The EJ Anime Museum opened at the Kadokawa Culture Museum (Kadcul) of Tokorozawa Sakura Town on November 6th 2020. EJ Anime Museum is located on the 3rd floor of the Kadokawa Culture Museum and is just one of dozens of entertainment facilities at Sakura Town. EJ stands for Entertainment Japan. There is also an EJ Anime Hotel at Tokorozawa Sakura Town. It opened for business on October 1st 2020. Take a peek inside here.

A floor by floor guide of Kadcul:

Avengers Station Information

Dates: Saturday October 8th to Sunday January 29th 2023

Hours: The museum is open from 10 am to 6 pm daily. However, the museum closes on the first, third and fifth Tuesday of each month (unless it is a national holiday and they open).

Cost: Tickets cost 2400 yen for adults and 1900 yen for children aged one to twelve years old. Children under one year old can enter for free. It is advised to purchase tickets in advance. Ticket sales on EPLUS here.

Contact: The phone number of Kadcul is 0570-017-396. They man the phone from 2 pm to 5 pm on weekdays only. Kadokawa Musashino Museum official website.

Access

The EJ Anime Museum is a ten minute walk from Higashi Tokorozawa station. Keep an eye out for the LED Manhole Covers on the walk! Parking available – it costs 200 yen for 30 minutes, but capped at 600 yen on weekdays and 1800 yen on weekends. It is a ticket less parking lot.

The featured image was taken from PR TIMES.

Previous exhibitions at the EJ Anime Museum on the 3rd floor of Kadcul included

  • Thomas and Friends Steam Adventure from July 16th to September 25th 2022.
  • Rilakkuma and Sumikkogurashi Festival from mid April to mid May 2022.
  • Gundam The Origin from January 22nd to March 21st 2022
  • Marvel Studios Universe of Heroes from October 2021 to January 3rd 2022
  • Trigger and Good Smile summer of 2021.
  • Thomas the Tank Engine in spring of 2021. (ej-anime-museum-kadcul-thomas)
  • The very first exhibtion: Newtype Anime Chronicle (ej-anime-museum-kadcul)

2 Comments

    1. Author

      I might try and go to it with the kids. Still a bit nervous bringing them to indoor locations, but we’ve got to start “living” with Covid at some point!

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