Tokyo Days 32 - Snow Miku Sky Town

Located on the 4th Floor of the New Chitose Airport in Hokkaido, is the only permanent Snow Miku exhibit in the whole of Japan. Yes, Hokkaido is extremely proud of Snow Miku till the point where they would devote an entire area of the airport to it. 

Snow Miku's Sky Town is split into three areas, a shop, a museum and a theater. 

Managing to arrive 15 minutes before the shop closed at 7.00 p.m. I took the opportunity to quickly browse through the shop and museum and take a few shots with my trusty smartphone along the way.

There was every imaginable Snow Miku merchandise on display, even the orignal Snow Miku Nendoroids had a special display area just for themselves.

Much of the merchandise focused on the 2016 Snow Owl Miku which is one of my favorite designs too. This also happens to be the one where Miku collaborates with Love Live. Unfortunately, there were no Love Live themed merchandise for sale in the shop.

The 1/4 scale Snow Miku, just a slight alteration from the normal 1/4 Miku but, likely, a grail figure for many Miku collectors.

There were also the doll variants, manufactured by AZone if I am not mistaken.

Fancy a Snow Miku VR experience, go right ahead.

There were even artworks displaying the various designs used for Snow Miku over the years starting from the original one which was just a color variation.

From then on, Miku's design became an online competition where users would get to vote for their favorite designs.

The themes varied and changed every year but, the recurring common theme of Winter always remained.

Alongside the posters were the original artwork submitted by the artists together with a short description of each one.

Every description was available in both English and Japanese making it really easy for visitors to understand.

There was even a life sized Miku!

Nearing the end of the museum, there were several illustration of Snow Miku.

Each one printed in really high quality prints, I would have taken a photo of each individual one but, that would have taken too long.

With the store closing, I was not able to browse very long nor get any merchandise. But, for 0 Yen, you get this lovely Snow Miku stamp as a proof of your visit.

Even with the exhibits closed, there were still a number of things that visitors could do.

One of them was this huge whiteboard where visitors were free to write down messages and draw illustrations.

Well, exactly what I said earlier.

While small, the Snow Miku Sky Town is definitely worth a visit for the biggest icon of Sapporo's Snow Festival. Even if you are not a fan, it is worth going to the airport just a little earlier to spend some time here. Witht that said, today's coverage ends here. I have been having some technical issues on my end meaning the articles may not be coming out as frequently as I have planned. Hopefully, I would have a means to resolve it soon. Until then, thanks so much for reading and have yourself a great day ahead!


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