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Yoshimizu Kagami's Birthplace Turned Into Konata's Room

by dtshyk
Mar 28, 2009 2:47 AM | 22 Comments
Satte city commerce association borrowed the house Yoshimizu Kagami (the author of "Lucky ☆ Star") was born and opened it to the public as an anime museum from March 28th. The study of Yoshimizu was remodeled into Izumi Konata's room.
Picture of the room
The original illustrations and the autograph documents of Yoshimizu will be displayed in the gallery.

Washinomiya Shrine, the model of Hiiragi sisters' shrine, got popular and the number of the visitors in 2009 increased fivefold compared to that in 2007. The economic effect brought to Washinomiya town was estimated to be 100 million yen (approx. $1 million). People in Satte are hoping that Lucky Star will revive the declined industry of the city.

Source: Asahi.com
Source: Nikkei

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epicness =o

Apr 4, 2009 5:14 PM by Animefan710

LOL. Wow.

Mar 30, 2009 3:33 AM by Kyora

LolitaDecay said:
Ah but Scuddy-kins, could a normal room do this?

dtshyk said:

People in Satte are hoping that Lucky Star will revive the declined industry of the city.
That's just retarded and I refuse to do any research to back up my argument.

Mar 30, 2009 3:08 AM by Scud

LolitaDecay said:
Ah but Scuddy-kins, could a normal room do this?

dtshyk said:

People in Satte are hoping that Lucky Star will revive the declined industry of the city.


What people will do for money...

Mar 29, 2009 12:59 AM by Splitter

Ah but Scuddy-kins, could a normal room do this?

dtshyk said:

People in Satte are hoping that Lucky Star will revive the declined industry of the city.

Mar 29, 2009 12:30 AM by LolitaDecay

i wish to visit. D:

Mar 28, 2009 3:40 PM by Maora

Wow, amazing, a normal room. SO IMPRESSIVE.

Mar 28, 2009 3:27 PM by Scud

Awesome!! <3

Mar 28, 2009 3:16 PM by Cookie-chan-

Retsu-kun said:
I would gladly live there, but only if it came with a real-life Konata.


I am first >.<

Mar 28, 2009 2:48 PM by StriderMS

Cute, I'd like that.

Mar 28, 2009 2:12 PM by Ramen

LolitaDecay said:
Lmao. Lucky Star saves the day.


lol so true, wish i could make a visit there

Mar 28, 2009 11:53 AM by nyamo

DO want. ;_;

Mar 28, 2009 11:40 AM by kashiwazakis

DO want. ;_;

Mar 28, 2009 11:38 AM by kashiwazakis

I wish I had a room similar to that.....

Mar 28, 2009 7:46 AM by iTom

That is so cool!

Mar 28, 2009 7:13 AM by NovemberRain

Lmao. Lucky Star saves the day.

Mar 28, 2009 6:01 AM by LolitaDecay

Haha, nice idea.

Mar 28, 2009 4:05 AM by cyruz

Best room ever. I'm jealous now.

Mar 28, 2009 3:59 AM by amayadori

Retsu-kun said:
I would gladly live there, but only if it came with a real-life Konata.


:P

Mar 28, 2009 3:45 AM by Hato-kun