The Tezuka Osamu Manga Museum
The Tezuka Osamu Manga Museum is in Takarazuka, where the world famous manga creator lived for 20 years from the age of 5. Based on concept that Tezuka Osamu advocated throughout his entire lifetime, love for nature and respect for the preciousness and sanctity of life, the Museum was inaugurated in 1994. Its permanent collection on his life and works includes 336 articles which are displayed under two categories; "Takarazuka & Tezuka Osamu" and "Tezuka Osamu, Writer." Three thematic exhibitions are held annually in the special exhibition hall. There is also a hall where his original animated films are shown and a library where visitors can read his books.
Address: 7-65 Mukogawa-cho, Takarazuka-shi, Hyogo
Admission Fee: 700 yen
Closed: Wednesdays (except national holidays), Dec.29-31, Feb. 21 until the end of the month
[Walk]JR Takarazuka Station/On foot/8 min.