Hiroshima City Manga Library

At the Hiroshima City Manga Library, you can enjoy manga while also tracing manga's history. The library systematically collects, organizes and preserves manga and manga-related materials, housing a collection of over 100,000 pieces.

The library allows visitors to peruse and borrow classic manga or manga magazines, as well as a wealth of materials for manga research.
In addition to providing a range of manga-related materials, the library also holds events, including exhibitions and lectures, intended to promote the development of manga culture.
Since the year Heisei 10 (1998), the library has held a "Yearly Best Manga Prize" contest, serving as a venue for professional and amateur manga artists of all ages to present their works.
Also, the area around the museum is famous for its sakura (cherry blossoms).

INFORMATION

Address
〒732-0815 1-4 Hijiyama Koen, Minami-ku, Hiroshima-shi
TEL
082-261-0330
URL
http://www.library.city.hiroshima.jp/manga/
Open
10:00~17:00
Closed
Mondays
The day after a national holiday.
Year-End/New Year
Inventory Day (the last day of odd-numbered months. When this day falls on a Saturday, Sunday or Monday, the library will be closed for inventory on the preceding Friday.)
Special Inventory Days (no more than 7 days per year).
Access
A 10-minute walk from "Hijiyama-shita Station", accessible from Hiroshima Station by taking the Number 5 Hiroshima Electric Railway streetcar
or
Take Sightseeing Loop Bus "Hiroshima Meipu ru-pu", Orange Route and get off at Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art.
Fee
Free of Charge

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