Doraemon Waku Waku Sky Park at New Chitose Airport, Hokkaido, Japan

doraemon waku waku sky park

I am a Doraemon fan and it is always my intention to visit Fujiko F. Fujio Museum at Kawasaki City but for two obvious reasons- failing to properly use the Loopi Terminal at Lawson and the always unavailability of weekend schedule, I ended up pushing my plans indefinitely. So, you can only imagine how happy I was when I found out that there is a museum at Sapporo New Chitose Airport called Doraemon Waku Waku Sky Park.
doraemon waku waku skypark
doraemon waku waku skypark

Considered as the worldโ€™s first airport attraction featuring Doraemon, the museum may not be as big in size as the one located in Kawasaki City but the facility surely will satisfy any fans, kids, parents and those who are looking for activity to waste few hours prior their flights.
doraemon waku waku skypark
doraemon waku waku skypark

Located at the 3rd floor of the airport Connecting Path, with an entrance fee of 600 Yen/400 Yen (adult/child), the museum is divided into seven section which includes a play area, arcade, workshop, library, cafe and shop.

Have you seen any Doraemon tv episode? I can guarantee that it will be one of the most charming and funny series that you will ever watch. Using his magical pocket of gadgets from the future, Doraemon mission is to help a fifth grader boy named Nobita who often find himself in trouble, either bullied at school by Takeshi, outsmarted by Suneo or always having issue with his poor grades and clumsiness. To add more fun to the series is Nobita’s only female friend and childhood crush, Shizuka and from time to time, Nobita’s parents and Doraemon sister, Dorami.
doraemon waku waku skypark
doraemon waku waku skypark
doraemon waku waku skypark
doraemon waku waku skypark
doraemon waku waku skypark
doraemon waku waku skypark
doraemon waku waku skypark

The Waku Waku Skypark celebrates the manga characters and the series. It encourages kids and adults alike to enter and enjoy Doraemon world. From the giant replica figures, to the colorful illustrations, to the Anywhere door that opens up to any desired location, walking inside the Waku Waku Sky Park is similar to being inside the tv series itself. If you arrive just on the right time, then you can meet Doaremon and had a souvenir photo taken beside him.
doraemon waku waku skypark
doraemon waku waku skypark
doraemon waku waku skypark
doraemon waku waku skypark
doraemon waku waku skypark
doraemon waku waku skypark

Outside the museum are souvenir shop, play area and cafeteria selling Doraemon’s favorite snack- Doriyaki(red bean pancake).
doraemon waku waku skypark
doraemon waku waku skypark
doraemon waku waku skypark
doraemon waku waku skypark
doraemon waku waku skypark

Beside the cafeteria is a small workshop/library where kids and parents can spent time reading Doraemon manga, available on different languages.
doraemon waku waku skypark
doraemon waku waku skypark

What makes me a Doraemon fan you might ask?
doraemon waku waku skypark

I love how the series cleverly mixes humor and fun, then incorporates lessons of courage, hard work, humility, stressing the importance of family and respect for elderly- values that we want kids to learn and cherish,sometimes things that we adults need to be reminded of.

25 thoughts on “Doraemon Waku Waku Sky Park at New Chitose Airport, Hokkaido, Japan

  1. Hello! Do we need to transit in order to visit this place? How long do you think is required to tour the place? Thanks!

    1. Hi Jasmine,
      You don’t need to transit to visit the park. The Waku Waku skypark is located at the shopping/dining area which is open not only for passengers and its not that big, 30 minutes is more than enough to fully explore the theme park.

  2. Hi hi.. Can I check with you whether on December 2013 if I visit Japan will Doraemon still display there at the Waku waku skypark airport?

    1. Hi Eva, Doraemon Waku Waku Skypark is part of the facilities at New Chitose Airport, I suppose there is no closing day though be mindful of the opening hours which is between 9 to 5 if I remember correctly. Enjoy ๐Ÿ™‚

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