Manga, Pokémon or Sudoku, Anime and Karaoke – everyone knows the modern Japanese entertainment culture. “Cool Japan – trend and tradition” is not limited to present time, but also takes a look at the historical roots of popular culture, which can already be found in the Edo period.
Time and again, guests can visit large special exhibitions with supra-regional flair at the Übersee-Museum. An overview of the last exhibitions, such as "Faszination Wale - Mensch. Wal. Pazifik", "China unter Mao", "Abenteurer, Entdecker, Forscher, "Vodou – Kunst und Kult in Haiti" or "Schuhtick" can be found here.