*1 KoroKoro Lab is a Saitama-based sheet metal craftsmen group who carry out everything from planning to production of contraptions that use everyday things with ingenuity to move mechanisms continuously only by the principles of movement. Founded in the wake of victory in the popular TV Tokyo program "TV Champion", they carry out sympathy call activities at the Saitama Children's Medical Center, make online commercials, and have appeared in NHK and commercial TV station dramas, variety shows, and a number of popular programs. In recent years, through participating in hands-on experience workshops in various regions for families and children, they have deepened interest and understanding of manufacturing, and they enjoy seeing the smiles of children that result from their great sense of accomplishment.
|Location:||Mitsubishijuko Yokohama Building,
3-1, Minatomirai 3-chome, Nishi-ku,
|Access:||3-minute walk from Minatomirai Station on the Minatomirai Subway Line;
8-minute walk from Sakuragicho Station on the JR Negishi Line or Yokohama Subway Line
|Open hours:||10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (admission until 4:30 p.m.)|
|Closed days:||Tuesdays (Wednesday, when Tuesday is a national holiday)|
|Admission fee:||500 yen for adults
300 yen for junior and senior high school students
200 yen for elementary school students
100 yen discount per person for groups of 20 or more people
Admission is free for elementary school, junior and senior high school and university field trip visits, provided a reservation is made at least three days in advance of the visit.