Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water 30th Anniversary Exhibition Travels to Osaka

A character setting comparing the respective height of the main characters of the classic 1990 - 1991 TV anime, Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water, which serves as part of the collection of the 30th anniversary exhibition that will run in February and March of 2021 at the DAIMARU MUSEUM in Gendai, Kita-ku, Osaka, Japan.


Previously announced back in September of 2020, new information has now been revealed for the upcoming 30th anniversary exhibition celebrating the classic Hideaki Anno / Gainax TV anime, Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water, including the venue and schedule as well as a new key visual (below).


The “Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water Exhibition” will run from February 17 – March 08, 2021, at the DAIMARU MUSEUM (Umeda) venue located on the 15th floor of the Daimaru Umeda department store in Umeda, Kita Ward, Osaka, Japan. The exhibition features some 400 pieces of art work, including storyboards, character settings, image boards by character designer Yoshiyuki Sadamoto and animator Mahiro Maeda, and the original concept memo by director Hideaki Anno.


A key visual for the upcoming 30th anniversary exhibition of Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water that will be staged at the DAIMARU MUSEUM in Umeda, Kita-ku, Osaka, Japan. The key visual depicts the main cast of the series, including Nadia, Jean, Marie, Grandis and her gang, Captain Nemo, Elektra, the Nautilus, and the leader of Gargoyle.


Original character goods such as pins, key chains, watch charms, and canvas art will also be available for purchase at the exhibition, and visitors who spend at least 5000 yen (about $47.35 US) at the gift shop will receive a “special shopper” as a bonus gift. Additionally, while supplies last visitors who purchase a ticket will receive a section of 16mm film print from the show’s original 1990 – 1991 broadcast as a special admission prize.


Advance tickets to the exhibition range in price from 1200 yen ($11.36 US) for a regular admission to 4200 yen ($39.77 US) for a ticket and official exhibition guidebook combo. Tickets cost an addition 300 yen if purchased at the door.


Source: Anime! Anime!


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