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Nakayosi 65th Anniversary Items For Overseas Fans

Fans living abroad can purchase reproduction art prints and official artbook online

To commemorate Nakayosi’s 65th Anniversary, an original art exhibition is being held until the 25th of December at the Yayoi Museum in Bunkyo, Tokyo.

Here’s a sneak peek to the 65th Anniversary Exhibition, where more than 250 pieces of original manga illustrations and art pieces are being displayed.

  • Nakayosi 65th Anniversary Exhibition

Be sure to check the Manga Planet blog for our exclusive report on the Nakayosi 65th Anniversary Exhibition in the coming weeks!

In addition to the original art exhibition, Nakayosi is making reproduction art prints of six popular titles below as well as the Official Nakayosi Art Book available for purchase to overseas fans as well!

 

Nakayosi 65th Anniversary Framed Reproduction Art Print: Nanairo Magic (Yu Asagiri)

Nakayosi 65th Anniversary Framed Reproduction Art Print: Nanairo Magic (Yu Asagiri)

Size: 560 mm x 450 mm /22 in x 17.72 in (including frame)
Price: 40,000 yen (excluding tax and shipping)

Nanairo Magic (May 1986 – August 1988)
Born on July 7th, Nanako’s lucky number was 7. Nanako felt inferior to her older twin sister, who was a beautiful idol, and hid the fact that they were sisters. Nanako was placed in the 7th class in her grade and was excited until she found out that Kazuki, a troublemaker, was placed in the seat next to her… However, Nanako’s world gradually expanded after her encounter with Kazuki.
Nanairo Magic received the 11th Kodansha Manga Awards in 1987.

 

Nakayosi 65th Anniversary Framed Reproduction Art Print: Miracle☆Girls (Nami Akimoto)

Nakayosi 65th Anniversary Framed Reproduction Art Print: Miracle☆Girls (Nami Akimoto)

Size: 560 mm x 450 mm /22 in x 1772 in (including frame)
Price: 40,000 yen (excluding tax and shipping)

Miracle☆Girls (November 1990 – March 1994)
Twin sisters Tomomi and Mikage have completely opposite personalities, talents, and hobbies. The two have secret powers and can telepathically communicate and teleport if they combine their powers. One day, Tomomi is forced to go to Mikage’s school as Mikage and…! A popular manga series, Miracle☆Girls has been adapted into a TV anime series.

 

Nakayosi 65th Anniversary Framed Reproduction Art Print: Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon (Naoko Takeuchi)

Nakayosi 65th Anniversary Framed Reproduction Art Print: Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon (Naoko Takeuchi)

Size: 560 mm x 450 mm /22 in x 17.72 in (including frame)
Price: 40,000 yen (excluding tax and shipping)

Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon (February 1992 – March 1997)
Usagi Tsukino was a normal junior high school student who was slightly clumsy and a bit of a crybaby. One day, she met a black cat named Luna who told her that she was a chosen guardian. Usagi was confused at first, but decided to transform and fight enemies alongside her trustworthy friends. A TV anime series aired at the same time as the serialization of the manga. Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon is one of the most iconic titles representing Nakayosi in the 1990s. It received the 17th Kodansha Manga Award in 1993.

 

Nakayosi 65th Anniversary Framed Reproduction Art Print: Magic Knight Rayearth 2 (CLAMP)

Nakayosi 65th Anniversary Framed Reproduction Art Print: Magic Knight Rayearth 2 (CLAMP)

Size: 450 mm x 560 mm /17.72 in x 22 in (including frame)
Price: 40,000 yen (excluding tax and shipping)

Magic Knight Rayearth 2 (November 1993 – April 1996)
Hikaru, Fuu, and Umi were junior high school students in Tokyo who happened to visit Tokyo Tower on the same day and were summoned to another world. The three arrived in a land known as Cephiro. Princess Emeraude, the Pillar of Cephiro, was abducted by her enemies. The three became Magic Knights and set off on a journey to save the Princess. The manga series was a huge hit and also became a TV anime series.
Note: Renamed Magic Knight Rayearth 2 from the March 1995 issue.

 

Nakayosi 65th Anniversary Framed Reproduction Art Print: Cardcaptor Sakura Clear Card Arc (CLAMP)

Nakayosi 65th Anniversary Framed Reproduction Art Print: Cardcaptor Sakura Clear Card Arc (CLAMP)

Size: 450 mm x 560 mm /17.72 in x 22 in (including frame)
Price: 40,000 yen (excluding tax and shipping)

Cardcaptor Sakura (June 1996 – August 2000)
Cardcaptor Sakura Clear Card Arc (July 2016 – Currently running)
Sakura Kinomoto is a fourth-grader in elementary school. One day she finds a mysterious book in her father’s study. The book contains Clow Cards, which have the power to devastate the world. Sakura turns into a Cardcaptor and fights to capture the Clow Cards which were set loose. Sakura’s cute costume is one of the highlights of the series, making it popular among a wide audience. It was adapted into an anime series that gained a deep-rooted following. It is one of the most iconic hit titles of Nakayosi. Cardcaptor Sakura Clear Card Arc is currently being serialized in Nakayosi since July 2016.

 

Nakayosi 65th Anniversary Framed Reproduction Art Print: Futari wa Pretty Cure (Futago Kamikita)

Nakayosi 65th Anniversary Framed Reproduction Art Print: Futari wa Pretty Cure (Futago Kamikita)

Size: 560 mm x 450 mm /22 in x 17.72 in (including frame)
Price: 40,000 yen (excluding tax and shipping)

Futari wa Pretty Cure (Written by Izumi Todo/April 2004 – February 2005)
One day, strange creatures called Mepple and Mipple suddenly appear in front of junior high school students Nagisa and Honoka. Mepple and Mipple are from the Garden of Light and Nagisa and Honoka are guided by the duo to transform into emissaries of light: Pretty Cure, to face the Dark King, the ruler of the Dark Zone!

 

Nakayosi 65th Anniversary Exhibition Official Nakayosi Art Book

Nakayosi 65th Anniversary Exhibition Official Nakayosi Art BookFormat: Full color, A4 size, 80 pages
Language: Japanese
Price: 3,000 yen (excluding tax and shipping)

This is the very first official Nakayosi original art collection, full of artwork by legendary artists featured in the Nakayosi 65th Anniversary Art Exhibition at the Yayoi Museum in Tokyo.

It includes super rare illustrations from Osamu Tezuka’s Princess Knight, Suzue Miuchi’s Youkihi-den, Yu Asagiri’s Nanairo Magic, as well as extremely popular illustrations from Neko Nekobe’s Goldfish Warning!, Naoko Takeuchi’s Pretty Guardian Sailor Moon, CLAMP’s Magic Knight Rayearth and Cardcaptor Sakura, and Megumi Tachikawa’s Saint Tail. The entire history of Japan’s longest-running manga magazine, Nakayosi, has been condensed into a single book! It also includes photos and commentaries of freebies and items given away to all those who applied.

 

You can pre-order the items above from the Tokyo Otaku Mode Online Shop at https://otakumode.com/shop/pickup/nakayosi65.

Fans living in Japan can also pre-order the reproduction art prints via Kodansha’s Online Store at https://kodanshaonlinestore.jp/list/22.

Pre-order period is from October 4, 2019 until December 31, 2019. Art prints will be shipped from February 2020.

Nakayosi 65th Anniversary Exhibition Details

Date and time October 4 until December 25, 2019 10:00-17:00  (Last entry: 16:30)
*Closed on Mondays
Place Yayoi Museum (Access Map)
Entrance Fee General admission: 900 yen
University/Highschool student: 800 yen
Jr. Highschool/Elementary student: 400 yen
Official Site http://nakayosi.kodansha.co.jp/news/news20190801-01.html (in Japanese only)

 

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