1. The Kyoto International Manga Museum is a cultural establishment founded by manga lovers for manga lovers.
2. Focusing on world-famous Japanese manga as an artistic culture, the museum conducts investigative researches into manga in cooperation with Kyoto’s universities.
3. Among a 300,000-book library collection, 50,000 manga books stored in the so-called “Manga Wall” are accessible to all visitors. This includes versions in various languages for international visitors.
4. The books can be taken anywhere on the premises, so when the weather is pleasant, many people read manga books while lying on the lawn.
5. The museum plans to increase research in animation and obtain more manga-related materials and goods. It seems destined to become a valuable resource for subculture enthusiasts all around the globe.