University & College Animation Trip To Tokyo
Tokyo is the perfect location to explore the colourful and thrilling history of Japanese anime.
Visit the Ghibli Museum, creation of Hayao Miyazaki
View anime memorabilia at the Suginami Animation Museum
See animation magically come to life at Tokyo Disneyland
Get inspired by the creative Harajuku district
*Please note, entrance fees where applicable are not included in typical price – contact us for more details
Asakusa Kannon Temple is one of Japan’s most popular and colourful Buddhist’s temples. The Nakamise market is a shoppers’ paradise! Part of the Asakusa Kannon Temple complex, it is a covered street with bustling stalls along each side – perfect for your souvenir shopping.
The creation of award-winning Japanese animation director Hayao Miyazaki, this imaginative museum includes a theatre showing film excerpts, a rooftop garden and exhibits related to his movies, including ‘Spirited Away’.
The Suginami Animation Museum opened in 2005 and is a renowned creative hub, providing a fun and inspiring way to learn, experience and understand anime. Many prolific animation companies are represented within this ‘anime town’.
Harajuku is universally recognised as the fashionable hub of Japanese youth culture and fashion. A popular shopping and dining destination, Harajuku offers an eclectic mx of international luxurious high end chain stores sitting stylishly alongside interesting and funky boutique independent stores.
Established in 1983, Tokyo Disneyland has seven magical themed areas: the World Bazaar, Adventureland, Westernland, Fantasyland, Tomorrowland, Critter Country and Mickey’s Toontown. Many of the attractions are identical to those in the original Disneyland park, as they are created on classic Disney creations and dreams.
Over 250 electrical appliance and electronic shops are located in a compact area around Chuo-dori Street, to the west of Akihabara Station. In this busting technological hub, animation-related shops have become a popular stop off for groups.
Ascend to the free observation decks of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government Building in Shinjuku for the most magnificent panoramic views of Tokyo and beyond. The striking 243 meter tall building has two impressive towers, each housing an observatory at a height of 202 meters.
One of the most popular sightseeing locations in Tokyo is the Imperial Palace, formerly Edo Castle and the official residence of the Emperor. Take a symbolic photography in front of the Nijubashi Bridge, which is an iconic representation of the Imperial Palace. Nijubashi is one of the most well-known bridges in Japan and is internationally recognised.
Meiji Jingu is one of the Japan’s most popular shrines, dedicated to the sacred spirits of Emperor Meiji and his consort, Empress Shoken. A lush and tranquil forest surrounds the complex of buildings that make up the shrine. In 1920, over one hundred thousand trees were donated from people all over the country to create this soothing space.
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Bespoke Animation trips in Japan
We specilise in making bespoke tours that fit the requirements of your student group and course objectives. If there is a excursion or activity not listed above that you would just love to include in your tour, get in touch with our further education department and we’ll do everything in our power to make it happen.
We have fantastic contacts in Japan and people on the ground who know their country inside and out. If there is anyone who can help put the perfect Animation course trip together for you, it’s us!