4.5 star rating: Recommended 138 Reviews

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  • Location: Tokyo, Japan
  • Duration:  4 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

If you're traveling with your family, or you are a fan of Japanese Anime, this afternoon tour to the renowned Studio Ghibli Museum is for you. You'll soon see why Studio Ghibli is famous for creating the best quality Anime around, and is known as the Disney of the East.

Highlights

  • 4.5-hour afternoon tour from Tokyo to the Ghibli Animation Museum
  • Exhibits explaining the animation process
  • Exclusive film by famous Anime director Hayao Miyazaki

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Such a fun way to spend an afternoon! Learn all about Japanese animation at this museum for a studio co-founded by a master of the craft. Kids love the quirky anime characters!

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What You Can Expect

Tokyo Studio Ghibli Museum Afternoon Tour

Tokyo Studio Ghibli Museum Afternoon Tour

You'll join other animation lovers and take a bus to Mitaka, where the Ghibli Museum stands on a 4000-acre site in a green park. Enjoy a guided tour of the museum (approximately 45 minutes), then you are free to explore on your own for a further 45 minutes.

The museum houses various exhibits describing the animation process, a play space and movie theater showing a short film by director Hayao Miyazaki, known for his award-winning film 'Spirited Away'. Children are specially catered for, and the Ghibli characters feature in a fun way throughout the museum. There is also a restaurant and gift shops where you can purchase food and souvenirs.

After exploring the museum, your guide will travel with you to Tokyo Station by local train, where your tour will end.


Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

This is a great afternoon for Ghibli fans! The museum is really well laid out and having an Engliah speaking guide to point out all the little quirky things and explain the exhibits was really helpful. Plus it made getting there a lot easier if you're still struggling to get to grips with the transport systems in Japan!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

im terrible at remembering names, and i feel really bad because our guide was fantastic! very knowledgeable about all thing ghibli, especially Totoro which was her favourite movie. You need to spend a lot of time here going through each room, the animation books, the displays, everything is just amazing especially if you are a studio ghibli fan like me! i couldnt contain my joy!!! the souvenir shop is jam packed with shoppers, in other tokyo toy stores i have been to, there was a range of studio ghibli memorabilia. so dont stress if you miss out. overall a great tour accompanied by a great guide.

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