|Type||multi-purpose international convention center|
|Town or city||Niigata, Niigata|
|Coordinates||37°55′34″N139°03′36″E / 37.926165°N 139.060004°E Coordinates: 37°55′34″N139°03′36″E / 37.926165°N 139.060004°E|
|Opened||1 May 2003|
|Top floor||140 metres (153.11 yd) |
|~10,000 (Exhibition Hall) |
|• Exhibit hall floor||37,567 square metres (404,370 sq ft)|
|• Breakout/meeting||6,925 square metres (74,540 sq ft)|
|• Ballroom||7,289 square metres (78,460 sq ft)|
|Public transit access|| Exhibition Centre |
Toki Messe (朱鷺メッセ, Toki Messe) is a multi-purpose international convention center in Niigata, Niigata Prefecture, Japan. The center was opened on May 1, 2003, and contains a hotel, restaurants, an art museum, conference rooms, and the offices of several international organizations.
Since 2004, Toki Messe has been the site of home games for the Niigata Albirex Basketball Team.
Toki Messe is the tallest building on the Sea of Japan, and has an observation deck on the 31st floor where one can view the areas in and around Niigata. Depending on the weather, one can also see Sado and Awashima islands.
The complex is named after the toki, the official bird of Niigata Prefecture.
It takes about 20 minutes on foot from Niigata Station Bandai Exit.
There is a Niigata Kotsu "Sado-Kisen Line" bus stop 'Toki Messe'. Also, Niigata City Loop Bus has a stop 'Toki Messe'.   It takes about 15 minutes from Niigata Station Bandai Exit.
Niigata Prefecture is a prefecture in the Chūbu region of Honshu of Japan. Niigata Prefecture has a population of 2,227,496 and is the fifth-largest prefecture of Japan by geographic area at 12,584.18 km2 (4,858.78 sq mi). Niigata Prefecture borders Toyama Prefecture and Nagano Prefecture to the southwest, Gunma Prefecture to the south, Fukushima Prefecture to the east, and Yamagata Prefecture to the northeast.
The Jōetsu Shinkansen (上越新幹線) is a high-speed shinkansen railway line connecting Tokyo and Niigata, Japan, via the Tōhoku Shinkansen, operated by the East Japan Railway Company. Despite its name, the line does not pass through the city of Joetsu or the historical Jōetsu region, which instead are served by the Hokuriku Shinkansen. The name instead originates from the parallel Jōetsu Line, which in turn is named after the two provinces that it connects: Jōshū, and Echigo Province.
Sado is a city located on Sado Island in Niigata Prefecture, Japan. Since 2004, the city has comprised the entire island, although not all of its total area is urbanized. Sado is the sixth largest island of Japan in area following the four main islands and Okinawa Island. As of March 1, 2022, the city has an estimated population of 49,897 and a population density of 58.3 persons per square kilometre. The total area is 855.69 km2.
Niigata Station is a major railway station in Chūō-ku, Niigata, Japan, operated by East Japan Railway Company. The station is at the centre of Niigata city, the largest city on the Sea of Japan coast in Honshu. It forms the central station for the railway infrastructure along the Sea of Japan coast, and is also the terminus of the Jōetsu Shinkansen high-speed line from Tokyo.
The crested ibis, also known as the Japanese crested ibis, Asian crested ibis or toki, is a large, white-plumaged ibis of pine forests, native to eastern Asia. Its head is partially bare, showing red skin, and it has a dense crest of white plumes on the nape. It is the only member of the genus Nipponia.
Niigata is a city located in the northern part of Niigata Prefecture. It is the capital and the most populous city of Niigata Prefecture, and one of the cities designated by government ordinance of Japan, located in the Chūbu region of Japan. It is the most populous city on the west coast of Honshu, and the second populous city in Chūbu region after Nagoya. It faces the Sea of Japan and Sado Island. As of 1 September 2022, the city had an estimated population of 779,049, and a population density of 1,072 persons per km2. The total area is 726.45 square kilometres (280.48 sq mi). Greater Niigata, the Niigata Metropolitan Employment Area, has a GDP of US$43.3 billion as of 2010.
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The Niigata Comic Market, commonly known as Gataket, is a bimonthly dōjinshi comic book convention held in Niigata, Niigata Prefecture, Japan. It takes place at either Toki Messe or the Niigata-shi Sangyou Shinkou Center, and between 7,000 and 10,000 people regularly attend each event. It is the largest dōjinshi comic book market held on the west coast of Japan. It was first held in 1983.
Chūō-ku is one of the eight wards of Niigata City, Niigata Prefecture, in the Hokuriku region of Japan. It comprises much of the city centre. As of 1 September 2018, the ward had an estimated population of 183,231 in 87,162 households and a population density of 4,900 persons per km2. The total area of the ward was 37.75 square kilometres (14.58 sq mi).
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The Hokuhoku Line is a Japanese railway line in Niigata Prefecture that runs from Muikamachi in Minamiuonuma City to Saigata in Jōetsu City. It is the sole railway line operated by Hokuetsu Express. Construction of the line first began in 1968 by the Japanese National Railways (JNR), and was initially referred to as the Hokuetsu-Kita Line. However, the construction of the line was plagued by numerous delays, and was finally completed as a third sector line on 23 March 1997, including the 10,472 m (6.5 mi) Akakura Tunnel, the longest on a non-JR line.
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