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October 27, 2009

Tokyo Manga Library opens Saturday

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From the New York Times: "Meiji University in Tokyo has announced plans to open a library devoted to the art of manga.... Plans for the Tokyo International Manga Library include storage for two million comic books, animation drawings, video games and other artifacts. The library's first phase, to be named after the critic and author Yoshihiro Yonezawa, will house his collection of 140,000 comic books and is scheduled to open this month.... The rest of the library is scheduled to be completed by 2015. The private university plans to offer international researchers, as well as students and fans, access to its collections."

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