On December 24, 2020, Parco Art opened MAPPA’s special exhibition, titled “MAPPA SHOWCASE in Nagoya”. This exhibition features a variety of MAPPA-produced anime in 2020, illustrations, creator interviews, and more!
The event is held in PARCO GALLERY (Nagoya PARCO West Building 6F) and it will run from December 24, 2020 to January 11, 2021. The exhibition will close at 6:00PM on the last day and times are subject to change in order to prevent the spread of COVID-19.
Admission will cost 1,600 yen (about 15.45 USD) and elementary school students and younger get in for free. Each ticket comes with a special design from one of MAPPA’s anime. You can choose from Jujutsu Kaisen, Attack on Titan The Final Season, Gymnastics Samurai, The God of High School, and Koi to Producer: EVOlxLOVE. Attendees will also receive a special clear file while supplies last.
The Jujutsu Kaisen exhibit will feature exclusive drawings from the anime and interviews from the anime’s directors and character designer. There will also be making-of videos breaking down how the anime was made. A variety of Jujutsu Kaisen goods will be sold as well (see below).
The Attack on Titan The Final Season exhibit will include interviews from the anime’s director, screen designer, 3D director, and character designer. There will also be an opportunity for attendees to take a photo with illustrations of Levi since his birthday is on December 25. Attack on Titan Final Season merchandise will also be sold at the venue (below).
The Gymnastics Samurai exhibit will highlight the anime’s dynamism. The exhibit will feature drawings from multiple angles as well as commentary from the anime’s director. There will also be a photo opportunity with scenes from the opening theme. Merchandise will be sold at the venue (below).
Koi to Producer: EVOLxLove‘s exhibit will feature illustrations drawn by the anime’s character designer as well as original work images for each character. Merchandise will also be sold at the venue (below).
Lastly, The God of High School‘s exhibit will feature sketches and drawing videos by the director as well as new character unveilings! As of now, there aren’t any The God of High School merchandise being sold at the venue.
In celebration of the anime announcement, a large panel from Chainsaw Man is on display as well until the exhibit closes on January 11, 2021.
Sources: @MAPPA_info on Twitter and Parco Art
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