A special exhibition taking place at the Aomori Museum of Art looks at the works of Tomino Yoshiyuki (1941 - ), who is seen as an innovator of the robot anime genre. He is known for several famous anime series including the likes of Mobile Suit Gundam (1979) and G Reconguista (2014), which gained popularity not just in Japan but abroad.
The event will showcase a range of Tomino’s works from throughout his career, including handwritten notes, sketches, storyboards, character designs, and more.
Adult admission to the event is priced at 1500 yen.
The Aomori Museum of Art is located apporximately 10 minutes by car from the JR Shin-Aomori station, or around 20 minutes by car from the JR Aomori station. Buses are also available from Aomori Station - take the bus bound for Sannai Murayama Iseki, and alight at the Kenritsu-bijutsukan-mae stop. The bus journey takes around 20 minutes.
For those who opt to drive directly to the venue, it's located around 5 minutes from the Aomori IC on the Tohoku Expressway.