The exhibition celebrating the premiere of Kore Yamazaki’s The Ancient Magus’ Bride began on 3 May at Akiba CO Gallery in Tokyo. On 2 May, the exhibition was open to reporters only.
At the The Ancient Magus’ Bride Original Image Display, there are over 100 items of the original script and illustrations available. It is separated into ‘Prologue’ and ‘Home～Elias Mansion～’, among six other zones and each one displays items related to the theme of ‘Elias and Chise, the moments their hearts become closer.’ In the ‘Home～Elias Mansion～’ zone, the process of drawing the characters, the ‘making corner’, is displayed.
‘Animations The Ancient Magus’ Bride Introduction Corner’, the box original design, drawn by Kore Yamazaki, of the DVD box which will go on sale on 29 November, is on display. Also, as a pre-order bonus, the doujinshi version of The Ancient Magus’ Bride is also on display, as is the life-sized Elias model that was announced at AnimeJapan 2017.
In the goods corner, mist graphs and tin badges, goods commemorating the exhibition, and ‘Those who wait for the stars’ good are on sale. If you spend more than ￥3000 on a single purchase, you get a huge pin badge as a present. There are presents every day but the number is limited so those who would like to get one should go as soon as possible!
On 13 May, there will be an event called ‘I Like The Ancient Magus’ Bride! Doujin Radio Off Party’. Attending are Atsumi Tanezaki (Chise Hatori) and Ryota Takeuchi (Elias Ainsworth) and they will host a talk show to be aired on the radio. If you spend more than ￥2000 at the exhibition’s goods corner, you get priority in a raffle for the tickets to the radio event.
‘The Ancient Magus’ Bride Original Image Display’
Dates: Wednesday 3 May (holiday) – Sunday 21 May 2017 ※Closed on Tuesdays
Opening Hours; Weekends/Holidays 10:00 – 19:00 (Last admission: 18:30), Weekdays 17:00～21:00 (Last admission: 20:30)
Venue: Akiba CO Gallery
Admission fee: Advanced sale ￥700, At-the-door ￥900
‘I Like The Ancient Magus’ Bride! Doujin Radio Off Party’
Day and Time: Saturday 13 May 19：30～21：00
Venue: Akiba CO Gallery ‘The Ancient Magus’ Bride Original Image Display’ ‘Elias Mansion’ space
Guests: Atsumi Tanezaki, Ryota Takeuchi