IT IS THE REAL HOMETOWN OF THE AUTHOR &”DETECTIVE CONAN.”
🙂 Pictures and reports are what I actually seen and taken.
☆ This town is the hometown of
the author, “GOSHO AOYAMA”
☆ Collaborated town with “Detective Conan”
☆ Located in “HOKUEI TOWN” in Tottori Prefecture.
☆ The related elements are scattered in town.
☆ The “Certificate” is available at the Museum.
☆ Selling the limited edition of the items/products.
The Elements in Town
“Conan Station = (JR Yura Station)”
Elements are also everywhere.
JR Tottori ⇔ JR Yonago Stations
Stops at JR Yura Station, too.
🙁 The frequency is very limited.
Please check with JR staff.
“At City Hall”
“Gosho Aoyama Manga Factory”
Adult: JPY 700
Junior & High School JPY 500
Elementary School JPY 300
Before Elementary Free of charge
💡 If you complete the sheet, you will have a certificate. English is also available.
“Beika Shopping Street”
Cafe, Gelato, Souvenir Shops, too.
“At Cafe Poirot (Poaro Coffee)”
🙂 Tomato-based pasta in Japanese style.
Where to start from?
< TOWN MAP >
JR. YURA Station
Gosho Aoyama Manga Factory
One way, it takes
WALKING DISTANCE: About 1.5 km
WALKING TIME : About 20 min.
💡 if available,
“renting a bicycle” is recommended.
➡ The rental bicycles are available at
<If you come this town by JR>
At “Tourist Information Office”
next to the station.
<Price> For 1 Day (returning by 17:00)
Adult: JPY 400
Child: JPY 300
<If you come this town by car>
At Gosho Aoyama Manga Factory.
Parking: free of charge.
<Price> For 2 hours
Adult: JPY 200
Child: JPY 200
🙁 The number of bicycles are limited.
How to get there/Access
The Station: JR Yura Station
💡 For example, from Osaka
Approx. 3-4 hours
by “Super Hakuto” to Kurayoshi
and transfer to Yura Station.
➡ The frequency is very limited.
Airport: Tottori Airport
Approx. 40 min. by car.
Airport: Yonago Airport
Approx. 1 hour and 20 min.
💡 For Example, from Osaka
Approx. 4 hours by using Highway.
Please put “Gosho Aoyama Manga Factory” on Google Map.
Please note that the access is quite time taking from Tokyo and Osaka. So visiting other Tottori area is also recommended such as the famous “Tottori Sand Dunes.”
For staying, Hokuei Town is such a small town so usually people are staying around the town such as “Tottori Sand Dunes” area or “Kaike Hot Springs” or “Hawai Hot Springs” area or “Misasa Hot Springs” area.
Hokuei Town Tourist Association
Gosho Aoyama Manga Factory (Museum)
All pictures are taken by mie.
All are as of 2019.
From my point of view 🙂
“Detective Conan” is the well famous Japanese manga now. Translated versions are also available in countries of the Southeast Asia, Europe, the US and Canada. On the other day of my trip to Bangkok, I was very surprised to see the long queue waiting at the “Detective Conan Cafe” also opened in Bangkok temporary.
This town “HOKUEI TOWN” in Tottori Prefecture is a small town which is not so much popular even among Japanese people. But now it is getting a bit famous because this town started to collaborate with “Detective Conan.” It may be interesting to look for Conan like this.
“Detective Conan” was born in such a nice and calm town.
Thank you for reading my report. 🙂