Togashi Yoshihiro Exhibition -PUZZLE- coming in October 2022, Hunter x Hunter mangaka reveals original drawings ahead of the opening

One of the three Togashi Yoshihiro Exhibition -PUZZLE- VIP ticket designs featuring Togashi’s original drawings. 来場特典Ⓒ 冨樫義博1990-94年 (8/13枚)Pic credit: Yoshihiro Togashi/冨樫義博展 -PUZZLE-

A grand exhibition aimed at commemorating the 35th anniversary of Hunter x Hunter/ YuYu Hakusho mangaka Yoshihiro Togashi’s legacy will open to the public on October 28, 2022 in Tokyo.

Titled Togashi Yoshihiro Exhibition -PUZZLE- (冨樫義博展 -PUZZLE-), the exhibition will last for close to three months, ending on January 9, 2023.

Official key visual for Togashi Yoshihiro Exhibition -PUZZLE-. Pic credit: Yoshihiro Togashi/冨樫義博展 -PUZZLE-

Togashi Yoshihiro Exhibition -PUZZLE- event information

The venue for the Togashi Yoshihiro Exhibition -PUZZLE- is Mori Arts Center Gallery (Roppongi Hills Mori Tower 52F), Roppongi, Minato, Tokyo. The opening hours are 10 AM to 8 PM JST (open 7 days a week for the entire duration of the event).

Togashi Exhibition Tokyo Executive Committee is credited with organizing the exhibition, with the Weekly Shōnen Jump Editorial Department being in charge of planning and cooperation, and Kyodo Printing and eplus covering sponsorship.

Three different ticket designs are available: the first featuring original art from Hunter x Hunter, the second featuring original art from Level E, and the third featuring original art from YuYu Hakusho. Tickets will be distributed at random, meaning that visitors won’t get to choose their preferred design.

The three ticket designs feature mangaka Togashi’s original art from Hunter x Hunter, Level E, and YuYu Hakusho, respectively (top to bottom). Pic credit: Yoshihiro Togashi/冨樫義博展 -PUZZLE-

Tickets will be sold in phases:

  • From September 3 to November 11, 2022
  • From November 12 to October 27, 2022
  • From October 28 to October 31, 2022

Eplus sales page will offer a limited number of discounted tickets on August 13, 10 AM. There are two different types of tickets: admission tickets (¥2000) and admission tickets with goods (¥3900). The latter can be exchanged at the venue for a set of two acrylic accessory cases featuring Mr. Togashi’s illustrations.  

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Togashi Yoshihiro Exhibition -PUZZLE- Exhibits

More than 350 original drawings, color illustrations, and manuscripts will be exhibited during the event. The concept is devised to offer a multifaceted perspective to Togashi-sensei’s work, providing a comprehensive insight into the essence of the mangaka’s genius.

The exhibits will display parts of conversations from Mr. Togashi’s manga, presented at various angles, coupled with other drawings and illustrations, so as to create intricate puzzle pieces that visitors may enjoy deciphering, thus partaking in the original creative processes that gave birth to each of Mr. Togashi’s precious manga titles.

Togashi-sensei’s first acclaimed work is the one-shot Tonda Birthday Present (とんだバースディプレゼント), which was published in Weekly Shōnen Jump’s Winter Edition Special 35 long years ago (1987).

Whether some new art from the recently revamped Hunter x Hunter manga series will debut at the exhibition remains to be seen.

Togashi-sensei has kindly revealed some of the original drawings that the lucky visitors of the Togashi Yoshihiro Exhibition -PUZZLE-  will be able to see in person, so enjoy the samples below!

冨樫義博展 -PUZZLE-『HUNTER×HUNTER』展示原画Ⓒ P98-22 (1/13枚). Pic credit: Yoshihiro Togashi/冨樫義博展 -PUZZLE-
冨樫義博展 -PUZZLE-『HUNTER×HUNTER』展示原画Ⓒ P98-22 (2/13枚). Pic credit: Yoshihiro Togashi/冨樫義博展 -PUZZLE-
冨樫義博展 -PUZZLE- YuYu Hakusho『幽☆遊☆白書』展示原画Ⓒ 冨樫義博1990-94年 (3/13枚). Pic credit: Yoshihiro Togashi/冨樫義博展 -PUZZLE-

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