Events / art

Osamu Harada "Finding Kawaii"

Jan 28 - May 7

Illustrator Osamu Harada (1946-2016) is the creator of Osamu Goods. His characters drawn with simple lines and fresh colors exploded in popularity from the late 70s to the 90s, and are still loved by people of all ages. This is the first nationwide traveling exhibition since his passing, covering a wide range of his work, including material from his childhood, his debut work, advertisements, publications, and goods.

Opening Hours: 10:00-18:00

Closed: Closed Monday, but open on March 20 and May 1.

Fee: Adults ¥1200; University and High School Students ¥900; Junior High School Students and Under, Persons with Disability Certificates free.

Venue: The Niigata Bandaijima Art Museum

Location: 5F Bandaijima Bldg., 5-1 Bandaijima, Chuo-ku, Niigata-shi, Niigata 950-0078

Access: From the Bandai exit of Niigata Station on the JR Echigo, Hakushin and Shinetsu Main lines, take the bus and get off at Toki Messe. The venue is 5 minute walk from there.