Anime Exhibitions: You need to visit the Pixiv WAEN GALLERY
The Pixiv WAEN GALLERY,
Today, we will travel to a wonderful place where you can find all kinds of artwork and illustrations. But first of all, have you ever heard about Pixiv? In any case, I guess you should follow up.
What is Pixiv?
Pixiv is a large online platform community for Japanese creators. It allows illustrators to post their different artworks and receive feedback from their fans via a rating system.
Equally, the site has a section for manga and novels(exclusively in Japanese) it can be used to host both non-professional and official contests.
Launched in 2007, today PIXIV has over 22 million members and receives over 3.7 billion page views each month. Pixiv does not require any fees in order to sign up or use it.
Now we know what Pixiv is all about, let’s talk about the Pixiv WAEN GALLERY.
What is the Pixiv WAEN GALLERY?
The pixiv WAEN GALLERY is an art gallery that mainly holds popular Japanese illustrator’s exhibitions.
It is jointly operated by Pixiv and Twin Planet, which is a marketing agency. The gallery mainly focuses on Japanese art, fashion, music and illustrations. The gallery equally sells products, and holds shows, autograph sessions and even live drawings. It’s also home to a place where fans and illustrators can interact together.
Usually, many emerging Japanese illustrators have their exhibit at the Pixiv WAEN GALLERY.
If you want to see some unique illustrations, and Japanese art or listen to music then you are at the right spot. But before you head to the Pixiv WAEN GALLERY, I recommend you check their website to see what’s new
How can I get to the Pixiv WAEN GALLERY?
The gallery is close to Meiji-jingumae ‘Harajuku’ and Omotesando Station and it opens from 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm 7 days/7. Holidays hours may vary
Most entrances to exhibitions in the WAEN GALLERY are free, however, product prices vary. But don’t worry, they have a list of products for each exhibition on their website so that you can check and prepare your budget.
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Which anime attraction can I visit apart from this GALLERY?
I recommend you head to Captain Tsubasa town in Tokyo where you will find many posters, theme decorations, dioramas, bronze statues of some characters from the anime and even a theme restaurant.