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banner image is a poster of Laputa Castle in the Sky showing the main characters of the Ghibli film, the text says: Japanese Animation Cels & Cel-ga. One of the largest collections of Japanese Anime and Manga memorabilia.

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About Us 

Situated at the heart of London, Japanese Gallery Kensington is home to the largest collection of authentic vintage anime and manga memorabilia including cels, posters, booklets and more!

Through the beauty of Japanese art and antiques, the Japanese Gallery promotes and exhibits a wide selection of Japanese craftsmanship. We house a variety of contemporary art, as well as showcasing traditional woodblock print ukiyo-e, and stock several different art objects.


Currently, the Japanese Gallery is known for having the widest collection of Japanese art online, particularly Japanese woodblock print ukiyo-e and Japanese original anime cel-ga. Our Anime and Manga collection houses authentic vintage anime cels and posters from some of the most beloved anime series. Our collection includes many shoujo, Ghibli, mecha and shounen anime, as well as many others. We are proud to showcase the beauty of modern Japanese art and traditional animation as its popularity grows every day in the West.


Our social media provides regular news, updates and educational posts about Japanese art and culture. Clients can keep up to date on Japanese Gallery’s FacebookInstagramTiktok and Twitter.

Japanese Gallery also organises live events and exhibitions in collaboration with embassies, museums, and corporations. For those that are interested in keeping up to date with relevant news and information you can follow us on social media as well as sign up to our newsletter.

Shipping Information


Japanese Gallery endeavours to continually make learning and collecting accessible to all using our ecommerce platform. All items on our website are fully vetted and authenticity guaranteed, providing peace of mind when purchasing any artwork.

Orders placed through Japanese Gallery Kensington are processed Monday-Friday 10 am to 6 pm GMT (excluding bank holidays) and are shipped 1-3 business days from when the order was placed, pending payment authorisation and verification.

All orders are shipped using DHL Express service free of charge.

Payment methods accepted: 

Payment methods accepted: visa, mastercard maestro, american express, jcb, visa electron

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Japanese Art Consignment

For those interested selling their Japanese art, please visit our auction platform.

Please see the link below for more information:



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If you are looking to sell your Japanese artwork, after it has gone through the preliminary assessment the Japanese Gallery will provide a financial offer to acquire the item where deemed appropriate in agreement with the vendor.

Japanese gallery also has an auction department, JG auction, where a vendor can sell their Japanese works of art through this platform. JG auction will provide cataloguing, digital imaging, and a guide price for the item in question including a reserve price that is agreed with the vendor, the item will be submitted into the next nearest auction date where appropriate.

Japanese Gallery Kensington is a member of and proudly supports the following organisations: 

List of organisations supported by Japanese Gallery: Japan Art Expo, Lapada, Token Society, The Japan Society, Japan-UK Season of culture, YoungGuns