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The Doraemon Exhibition - Doraemon is coming to Singapore!

Updated:
November 23, 2022
Sebastian Masuda, ‘Final Weapon’ (2017), THE DORAEMON EXHIBITION SINGAPORE 2022 ©Fujiko-Pro / Image credit: Sunny City Kids

The Doraemon Exhibition lands at the National Museum of Singapore this November, the first time ever outside of Japan.

One of Japan's most beloved characters, Doraemon has entertained audiences around the world for over 5 decades.

THE DORAEMON EXHIBITION SINGAPORE 2022 ©Fujiko-Pro

From 5 Nov 2022 to 5 Feb 2023 you can experience this cultural phenomenon through the works of renowned contemporary Japanese artists such as Takashi Murakami, Mika Ninagawa and Yoshitomo Nara.

Takashi Murakami, ‘Wouldn't It Be Nice If We Could Do Such a Thing’ (2017), THE DORAEMON EXHIBITION SINGAPORE 2022 ©Fujiko-Pro / Image credit: Sunny City Kids

Presented by LEYOUKI in collaboration with the National Museum of Singapore, the exhibition pulls together a selection of contemporary artworks that reimagine Doraemon in our changing world, and celebrates its long lasting appeal and impact on contemporary culture.

Original drawings from legendary Doraemon creator and artist Fujiko Fujio will also be exhibited alongside these works.

The exhibition invites you to consider your own relationships and memories of Doraemon, and how this lovable character has grown with you over the years.

THE DORAEMON EXHIBITION SINGAPORE 2022 ©Fujiko-Pro

Mika Ninagawa, ‘A tale of my dear DORA on a date’(2017), THE DORAEMON EXHIBITION SINGAPORE 2022 ©Fujiko-Pro / Image credit: Sunny City Kids
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First ever edition outside of Japan

First held in 2002, The Doraemon Exhibition has since travelled to 8 cities in Japan, with the most recent stop in Okayama earlier this year.

The exhibition at National Museum of Singapore will be its first ever showing outside of Japan.

Jahan Loh, ‘Intergalactic Voyagers’ and ‘Teleportation Art: Series 1 & 2’ (2022), THE DORAEMON EXHIBITION SINGAPORE 2022 ©Fujiko-Pro / Image credit: Sunny City Kids

Create Your Own Original Doraemon

The exhibition features distinctive artworks from 28 leading contemporary Japanese artists and arts groups, whose works reflect the theme of "Create Your Own Original Doraemon".

Each artist presents their own take on this beloved icon through a variety of ideas, mediums, and techniques that include paintings, sculptures, graphics, and photography.

THE DORAEMON EXHIBITION SINGAPORE 2022 ©Fujiko-Pro

In the special feature “MANGA DORAEMON Original Drawings Exhibition”, a selection of Fujiko F Fujio Museum’s original drawings and sketches by the late Mr Fujiko will also be on display.

MANGA DORAEMON Original Drawings Exhibition ©Fujiko-Pro/ Image credit: Sunny City Kids

This will be the first ever public showcase of the Doraemon creator's early and innovative illustrations.

Doraemon-themed cafe

THE DORAEMON EXHIBITION SINGAPORE 2022 ©Fujiko-Pro

In conjunction with the exhibition, you'll also be able to enjoy Dorayaki (Doraemon's favorite snack) at the Doraemon-themed cafe experience created in collaboration with Toraya, a traditional Japanese confections maker with a history of close to 500 years.

THE DORAEMON EXHIBITION SINGAPORE 2022 ©Fujiko-Pro

They've even flown in two of their craftsmen directly from their store in Japan!

Exclusive Doraemon Merchandise

Doraemon fans can look forward to exclusive Doraemon merchandise, including the Fujiko F Fujio Museum’s original Doraemon collectibles.

Look out for some uniquely Singapore versions!

THE DORAEMON EXHIBITION SINGAPORE 2022 ©Fujiko-Pro
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Event Details

Date: 5 Nov 2022 - 5 Feb 2023

Opening hours: 10am-7pm daily

Location: National Museum of Singapore

Tickets: 

  • Adult: $30
  • Child (6-18 years old): $25

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