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Meiji University is now holding the Special Exhibition “AKU YOU and ‘Koshien no Uta’”

Aug. 06, 2018

Meiji University’s AKU YOU Memorial Museum is holding a special exhibition entitled “ AKU YOU and ‘Koshien no Uta’” from July 7 through September 16 to commemorate the 100th Japanese High School Baseball Championship tournament.
In addition to working on over 5,000 songs as a songwriter, You Aku, who was also a Meiji alumnus, wrote a number of spectator pieces on the Summer Koshien, numerous essays, and 363 works of poetry for the Sports Nippon Newspaper between 1979 and 2006. In the special exhibition, 5 panels that look back at some of the Koshien’s best matches, Mr. Aku’s autograph scorebook, interview notes, and others will be on display.

Period of Event: July 13 through September 16
*August 10 (Fri.)-August 16 (Thur.) will be off due to the summer holidays
Opening Hours: 11:00-17:00
Location: Meiji University AKU YOU Memorial Museum *Free entry
(Academy Common basement floor, 1-1 Kanda- Surugadai, Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo)