DC Exhibition in Japan 2021–2022

THE ART OF DC –THE DAWN OF SUPER HEROES to be Held in Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya and Fukuoka

DC Comics is a long-established American comic book company that has created numbers of heroic comic series and characters such as Superman, Batman and Wonder Women. Not only superheroes but DC has produced some iconic supervillains, too including Joker, Harley Quinn and Lex Luthor. As well as comic books, DC’s movie franchise is highly popular worldwide and has released numbers of high-grossing movies until today.

DC comic books and movies have many fans across the world, and Japan is not an exception. In 2021, Japan’s first-ever DC exhibition will be held in Tokyo, then it will be touring around the country until spring next year.

The DC exhibition “THE ART OF DC –THE DAWN OF SUPER HEROES” has been touring around the world since 2017, which first started at Art Ludique-LeMusēe in Paris then moved to Abu Dhabi, UK, Poland and Hong Kong, and it’s finally arriving to Japan in 2021.

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THE ART OF DC –THE DAWN OF SUPER HEROES exhibition will take place at Tokyo City View Sky Gallery in Roppongi Hills, Tokyo during 2021 summer.

More than 400 items will be displayed at this special exhibition including valuable comics, movie synopsis, and costumes and props from the movies. The exhibition unravels the 80-year long history of DC, which has been changing its shape with the times and continues to create original characters and stories.

After Tokyo, the exhibition will movie its location to Fukuoka, followed by Osaka and Nagoya. So even if you miss the one in Tokyo, you will still have a chance to visit one of these locations in Japan until spring 2022! The information for dates and venues of the exhibition at each city is available below.


-Tokyo exhibition

Date: 25 June to 5 September 2021
Venue: Roppongi Hills Tokyo City View Sky Gallery

-Fukuoka exhibition

Date: 18 September to 5 December 2021
Venue: Fukuoka City Museum

-Osaka exhibition

Date: 18 December 2021 to 23 February 2022
Venue: Grand Front Osaka North Building Knowledge Capital The Lab.

-Nagoya exhibition

Date: 8 March to 8 May 2022
Venue: Nagoya City Museum

Official Website: https://warnerbros.co.jp/franchise/dccomics/

How exciting? If you are a fan of DC comics, don’t miss this temporary exhibition in Japan and meet your favourite superhero!

For more information about travelling in Tokyo, please check out these articles, too!

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