Anno's Journey: The World of Anno Mitsumasa

From 22 August 2019 Japan House presents a two-month exhibition focusing on the prolific storytelling of award-winning picture book illustrator Anno Mitsumasa. This exhibition marks the first ever display of Anno’s work in the UK.

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Anno's Journey: The World of Anno Mitsumasa exhibition at Japan House London (22 August - 27 October 2019) © Anno Mitsumasa Courtesy of Anno Art Museum

‘A’ for Anpan (Red Bean Bun) from ‘The A-I-U-E-O Book’ at Anno's Journey: The World of Anno Mitsumasa exhibition at Japan House London (22 August - 27 October 2019) © Anno Mitsumasa; Watercolour; 1976. Courtesy of Anno Art Museum, Tsuwano

Anno's Britain book cover at Anno's Journey: The World of Anno Mitsumasa exhibition at Japan House London (22 August - 27 October 2019) © Anno Mitsumasa; 1981. Courtesy of Anno Art Museum, Tsuwano

Big Ben from ‘Anno’s Britain’ at Anno's Journey: The World of Anno Mitsumasa exhibition at Japan House London © Anno Mitsumasa; Watercolour; 1981. Courtesy of Anno Art Museum

Canterbury from ‘Anno’s Britain’ at Anno's Journey: The World of Anno Mitsumasa exhibition at Japan House London (22 August - 27 October 2019)  © Anno Mitsumasa; Watercolour; 1981. Courtesy of Anno Art Museum

Fushigi na E (lit. ‘Mysterious Pictures’) at Anno's Journey: The World of Anno Mitsumasa exhibition at Japan House London (22 August - 27 October 2019)  © Anno Mitsumasa; Watercolour; 1968. Courtesy of Anno Art Museum, Tsuwano

Memories of Tsuwano at Anno's Journey: The World of Anno Mitsumasa exhibition at Japan House London (22 August - 27 October 2019) © Anno Mitsumasa; Watercolour; 2001. Courtesy of Anno Art Museum, Tsuwano

'The Tale of the Old Man Who Made Trees Blossom' at Anno's Journey: The World of Anno Mitsumasa exhibition at Japan House London (22 August - 27 October 2019) © Anno Mitsumasa; Papercut; 1974. Courtesy of Anno Art Museum, Tsuwano

St. Paul's Cathedral from ‘Anno’s Britain’ at Anno's Journey: The World of Anno Mitsumasa exhibition at Japan House London (22 August - 27 October 2019) © Anno Mitsumasa; Watercolour; 1981;  Courtesy of Anno Art Museum, Tsuwano

Anno's Journey: The World of Anno Mitsumasa exhibition at Japan House London (22 August - 27 October 2019) 

Reading Cove - Anno's Journey: The World of Anno Mitsumasa exhibition at Japan House London (22 August - 27 October 2019) 

Anno's Journey: The World of Anno Mitsumasa exhibition at Japan House London (22 August - 27 October 2019) 

Anno's Journey: The World of Anno Mitsumasa exhibition at Japan House London (22 August - 27 October 2019) 

Anno's Journey: The World of Anno Mitsumasa exhibition at Japan House London (22 August - 27 October 2019) 

Anno's Journey: The World of Anno Mitsumasa exhibition at Japan House London (22 August - 27 October 2019) 

Anno's Journey: The World of Anno Mitsumasa exhibition at Japan House London (22 August - 27 October 2019) 

Anno's Journey: The World of Anno Mitsumasa exhibition at Japan House London (22 August - 27 October 2019) 

Anno's Journey: The World of Anno Mitsumasa exhibition items at The Shop at Japan House London (22 August - 27 October 2019) 

Anno's Journey: The World of Anno Mitsumasa exhibition at Japan House London (22 August - 27 October 2019) 

Anno's Journey: The World of Anno Mitsumasa exhibition at Japan House London (22 August - 27 October 2019) 

Anno's Journey: The World of Anno Mitsumasa exhibition at Japan House London (22 August - 27 October 2019) 

Anno's Journey: The World of Anno Mitsumasa exhibition at Japan House London (22 August - 27 October 2019) 

Anno's Journey: The World of Anno Mitsumasa exhibition at Japan House London (22 August - 27 October 2019)