Kaiyodo Hobby Museum Shimanto

海洋堂 ホビー館 四万十(Kaiyodo Hobby Kan Shimanto)
Check out high quality Japanese made figurines
Japan is well known around the world for anime and for good quality figurines. Nestled in the mountains behind the Shimanto River, is the Kaiyodo Hobby Museum, that boasts large displays of both anime and figurines. Kaiyodo is a world-class figurine maker that attracts many people with its elaborate design, attention to detail, and unusual motifs.
The museum not only has an impressive array of anime characters on display, but also dinosaurs, animals, vehicles and more. Over 10,000 figures, model building kits, capsule-toys, and toys that come with kids meals etc.,
are on display. Even if you're not really into anime, you can still enjoy Japanese pop culture through some of the other exhibits. Comics, videos, and an activity corner are also set up so that visitors of all ages can have fun.
Culture & Art
Address 高知県高岡郡四万十町打井川1458-1 (1458-1, Utsuigawa, Shimanto Town, Takaoka Gun, Kochi Prefecture, Japan)
Telephone Number 0880-29-3355
OpenMarch to October: 10:00am to 6:00pm
November to February: 10:00am to 5:00pm
※Last entry is 30mins before closing time
ClosedTuesdays (If Tuesday is a public holiday, then the following Wednesday)
December 28 to January 1
※Open every day during summer holidays (fourth week of July until the end of August)
Price●High school age and up: 800 yen
●Elementary/Junior high school age: 400 yen
●preschool age children: Free
Directions●Take a train from JR Kochi Station on the JR Yodo Line and get off at Utsuigawa Station. Take Shimanto Kotsu Bus bound for Hobby-kan from Utsuigawa Station.
*The bus is operated only on Sundays and national holidays.
●About a 30-minute drive from Shimanto Chuo IC on Kochi Expressway.
Website Website
Map Code466 830 831*33

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