66 Adorable Life-sized Doraemon statues at Roppongi Hills marks the beginning of their annual Summer Station. TV Asahi and Roppongi Hills` Summer Station event is filled with Live Performances by a number of music groups such as Super Girls, May.J, AKB48 Team 8, EXILE THE SECOND and more daily till August 28. Anime Hero Shows for young anime fans by Kamen Rider Ghost and Doubutsu Sentai Zyuohger are a young crowd pleaser. Visitors can take photos with the 66 unique Doraemon statues, watch live shows and exciting performances, taste a variety of different food and cool off with a collection of Kakigori (Shaved Ice flavoured with syrup). Visitor can also enter the TV Asahi “exhibit hall” which features popular cartoons and variety shows from the network. A great location to spend your summer.
If you`re a Ghibli fan visit the 52nd floor of the Mori Tower for a look at their enormous Ghibli exhibition. This installation is viewable till September 11 and includes animation material from all of the studio’s movies, which spans an impressive 30 years. Admission is 1800 yen for Adults, 1200 yen for HS and University Students, and 600 yen for Children (4 years to JHS age).
If your little ones want to have more fun stop by Robot Park to let them burn off some energy. Have a fun and safe summer!
Doraemon & TV Asahi Summer Station, Roppongi Hills Details:
Event Date: July 16 – Sunday, August 28
Time: 10:00 – 23:00
Fee: Varies. 1-day passes are available at the Summer Station Stand. Middle school aged students to Adults 2000 yen; 4 years to Elementary aged students 1000 yen.
Address: 6-10-1 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo (東京都港区六本木6-10-1 六本木ヒルズ)
Access: Roppongi Station on the Oedo or Hibiya Lines
Doraemon & TV Asahi Summer Station, Roppongi Hills
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