The Anpanman Museum in Kochi on Shikoku is celebrating its 15th anniversary.
The museum is dedicated to the life and adventures of the children's anime, who was created by Kochi-born Yanase Takashi. Made of bread and stuffed with bean paste, Anpanman appeals mainly to the under 5s. Kindergarten buses often carry his image in Japan. Anpanman duels with Baikin-man (Bacteria Man) and can lose his power if he gets wet. However, Jam Ojisan, can re-bake him.
Ride a JR train to Tosa-Yamada from Kochi Station, then bus bound in the direction of Odochi. Alight at Anpanman Myujiamu-mae (25 mins).
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