Bldg. 1 Special Exhibits

Special seasonal exhibits

Special exhibits on seasonal themes are held here four times a year. Seasonal toys include the kites, tops, and hagoita (battledore and shuttlecock) associated with the New Year holiday, festival toys, miniature toys, toys in the shape of birds and animals, chirimen (silk crepe) pouches, and such. Kites from around Japan are displayed on the ceiling and upper wall space. The gigantic kite painted with a demon's face that hangs from the ceiling is from Mishima, Yamaguchi prefecture.

Komas of Japan

Japanese good luck toys

Miniature toys from around the world

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