In Japan, I paid a visit to three manga and anime museums. I love the medium so much that I had to go out of my way to geek out. The first stop was the…


The Phoenix at the Osamu Tezuka museum

Osamu Tezuka Museum

Probably most famous for Astro Boy, Osamu Tezuka is sometimes known as “the father of manga.” Admission is purchased at the vending machine as soon as you enter. The museum was strictly Japanese except for the English brochure so it was a little hard for me to understand many of the exhibits but it was still nice to see the beautifully designed museum and stand next to a life sized Astro Boy. Takarazuka is also a very lovely city and the area near the theatre is very inviting and relaxing. Wonderful desserts were ate. 🙂