Government-sponsored Map to Japanese Anime Fun

“The Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) announced on Friday that it published an English-language ‘Japan Anime Map’ that highlights the locales in the country with ties to anime.” Today, you can have a souvenir of Japan without leaving the comfort of your workspace or leisurely environs. The JNTO, which promotes tourism on behalf of the Japanese government, has created and made available for download a really cool map which lists real-life locations of famous fictional anime action, as well as where to find some of the famous hot spots of otaku culture throughout the country. So, if you’ve been dying to find out where “Summer Wars” takes place, or are planning a tip to Nakano Broadway or Miyazaki’s Ghibli Museum, you really should get yourself a copy of this map. (Anime News Network – Japan Anime Map) The best way to get a hard copy of the anime map, and other useful Japan tourism info, is probably to contact the JNTO office nearest to you. Here’s how: JNTO Regional Offices.