Taishomachi,Sakaiminato city, Tottori
0859-47-0121(Information Tourist Office)
Mizuki Shigeru Road
Shigeru Mizuki, the manga artist of Gegege-no-Kitaro, was born and raised in Sakaiminato city, Tottori Prefecture.
Mizuki Shigeru road which named after him is streching out 800 meters long from Sakaiminatio station.
About 150 bronze statues of Yokai charactors(supernatural monsters) is lining up along the street.
You might encounter Yokai-a-person who is delighting children with yokai costume.
The statues are lit up at night,which gives the street more eerie atmosphere of spirit world.
You can get Yokai guidebook at the Sakaiminato tourist information centre in order to make your visit more enjoyable.
You collect the stamps at some shops and you could get a gift by completing the stamps.
You can buy lots of souvenirs around this shopping district and some items and food name after the main character "Kitaro"
If you mail a letter from yokai post at this area, it will be stamped with yokai character postmark.
The trains from Yonago station to Sakaiminato station are painted in Yokai characters and announcement on board is conducted by Gegege-no-Kitaro characters.