The Marvel Studios A Universe of Heroes exhibition is coming to Saitama. This special exhibtion is being hosted at the EJ Anime Museum on the 3rd floor of the Kadokawa Culture Museum* in Tokorozawa Sakura Town. (Kadokawa Culture Museum is also called Kadcul for short or Kadokawa Musashino Museum.)
Marvel Studios A Universe of Heroes
EJ Anime Museum, on the 3rd floor of Kadcul, will host a very special event this autumn and winter. From Saturday October 23rd to Sunday January 2nd you can peruse eight different exhibition areas, two of which are exclusive to EJ anime museum. That is, they were not featured when Tokyo hosted the exhibition.
The eight areas of the exhibit are:
- Iron Man
- Captain America
- Avengers – Thanos 6 infinity stones
- Doctor Strange
- Avengers – Tony Stark’s Nano Gauntlet
- Guardians of the Galaxy
- Black Panther Wakanda Forever
- Mighty Thor Battle Royale
Please note, none of the areas are particularly large. Moreover, most of the exhibit areas only have one or two pieces. But for Marvel Studio fans it is surely an event not to miss! There will also be Marvel Studios merchandise for sale on site. Furthermore, they will sell merchandise exclusive to Saitama Prefecture. In addition, the Tokorozawa Sakura Town will display some Marvel Studios art work.
Concurrent events at Sakura Town: Until October 31st there is some Halloween illumination at Sakura Town. Furthermore, in winter they will have a special night illumination event. Moreover, there is a permanent outdoor Teamlab exhibition. The official Kadcul website also some information in English for other exhibitions.
EJ Anime Museum
The EJ Anime Museum is coming up on its one year anniversary. It opened in 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:
Kadokawa Musashino Museum Hours
The museum is open from Wednesdays to Mondays, closed on Tuesdays. However, the EJ Anime Museum will remain open every day that the Thomas exhibition is visiting. The exhibit is open between 10 am and 9 pm daily.
Tickets cost 1500 yen for adults and 1000 yen for primary school aged children. Children under 6 years old can enter for free. Tickets are not yet readily available online. Please keep an eye on the official ticket sale page here or you can contact Kadcul by form here.
The phone number of Kadcul is 0570-017-396. The phone is manned from 2 pm to 5 pm on weekdays only.
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The EJ Anime Museum is a ten minute walk from Higashi Tokorozawa station. Parking available – it costs 200 yen for 30 minutes, but capped at 600 yen on weekdays and 1800 yen on weekends.
Previous exhibitions at the EJ Anime Museum on the 3rd floor of Kadcul included
- 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)