New Yokai Museum Opens in Hiroshima
A new museum, with an appropriately silly Japanese advertising campaign (see the video below!), has opened up in Hiroshima. As of April 26th, 2019, Japan’s first Yokai museum has opened its doors to the public, using the 5000 or so items donated by Koichi Yumoto, a Yokai art researcher and collector. Miyoshi Mononoke Museum will be a small but rich asset to the prefecture.
Yokai encompass most Japanese folklore creatures, poltergeists, ghosts, monsters, supernatural beings,
This new museum in Miyoshi in Hiroshima prefecture will feature interactive and digital installations, allowing visitors to read up on the histories via picture books, take photos with the Yokai using a camera set up for some supernatural shots, and walk through old-style Japan.
The museum had a number of opening events, and an event space for the future, so if you like yokai, keep an eye on the events page of the official website. It takes about an hour and 20 minutes from
Let us know if you go! Maisy really wants pictures of the