This week, a special exhibit opened in Tokyo. If you like anime, namely Studio Ghibli, it is not to be missed. Neither is the one opening later this month.

The exhibit features the structures, the architecture, and the environments that appear in Studio Ghibli's films. This is a close-up look at the animated world the studio has created. On display, there are sketches and designs as well as background art and miniature dioramas.

I freaking love dioramas.

Below, you can see a photo of the exhibit. You can see many more through Japanese site Netlab.

The exhibit runs at the Edo-Tokyo Open Air Architectural Museum until December 14.


There is, however, another Studio Ghibli themed exhibit at the Edo-Tokyo Museum, which brings to life the house featured in upcoming anime When Marnie Was There. Below is a photo from Netlab.

This exhibit opens on July 27 and ends on September 15.

The When Marnie Was There recreation isn't the only real-world Studio Ghibli place you can visit. As previously introduced, Japan also has a full-scale replica of the My Neighbor Totoro house.

「ジブリの立体建造物展」スタート 建造物の正確さが生むジブリのファンタジーとは [Netlab]

ジブリ初のダブルヒロインに会いたい 「思い出のマーニー」の世界をセットで再現する種田陽平展 [Netlab]

Photos: Netlab, Facebook

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