SNOOPY & gang: now in TOKYOSmriti Saxena
Did you know that Peanuts creator Charles M. Schulz hated the name Peanuts? Or that Snoopy only walked upright on his two hind legs in June 1957, more than six years after the Peanuts comic strip debuted in 1950? Or how about the fact that Snoopy has a big following in Japan, while Peanuts stamps are issued in countries as varied as Portugal, Gibraltar and Cayman Islands? So if you love all things to do with imaginative dog Snoopy then there’s a good news for you:
- What is it? The much awaited Snoopy Museum is finally is all set to open its doors with its first exhibition on 23 April 2016 in Roppongi, Tokyo. This temporary museum will be open 2.5 years -half years and is the first outside of the United States .
- Not to be missed: My Favorite Peanuts, the first of five rotating that features an engaging selection of approximately 60 original comic strips specially selected by Jean Schulz, the wife of Peanuts creator Charles Schulz. The exhibition also showcases the personal gifts she has received from fans over the years.
- Where: 5-6-20 Roppongi, Minato-ku, Tokyo Management: Sony Creative Products Inc. Satellite
- When: April 23, 2016 – September 2018
- More details: Click here