Dragon Ball, Naruto & One Piece T-Shirts Arriving to UNIQLO Stores in Japan

08.June.2018 | FASHION

UNIQLO is currently developing a 2018 spring and summer collection under it’s illustrative t-shirt brand UT themed on ‘wearing the things you love.’ One part of that collection is taking place in collaboration with Shonen Jump which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. The collection is gaining much attention, featuring some of the most memorable characters from their series’.

 

A line of UT t-shirts will be released on June 11 in the run up to father’s day based on the Shonen Jump fathers that defined the 1990s and 2000s.

DRAGON BALL ドラゴンボール UT ベジータ
DRAGON BALL ドラゴンボール UT トランクス
Jump 50th Graphic T (Dragon Ball・Short Sleeve) – ¥990 (+Tax)

©BIRD STUDIO / SHUEISHA

The Dragon Ball t-shirt features a Super Saiyan Vegeta. Vegeta was willing to sacrifice himself to protect his family which revealed to everyone his human side. He displays his stance as a father when he makes his resolve during the fight with Majin Buu, the final antagonist of Dragon Ball. He has his son Trunks escape so he can use all of his power to self-destruct and obliterate Buu. It wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say that this famous scene is where Vegeta truly showcases his fatherhood.

NARUTO -ナルト- 紋章 UT

NARUTO -ナルト- UT 波風ミナト
Jump 50th Graphic T (Naruto・Short Sleeve) – ¥990 (+Tax)

©Masashi Kishimoto Scott / SHUEISHA

The Naruto t-shirt displays the symbol of the Leaf Village where the series’ protagonist, Naruto Uzumaki, is born and raised. The front is simple bearing just the Leaf Village symbol, a familiar mark from the series crafted onto Naruto’s headband that he always wears. On the back we see his father, Minato Namikaze, the Fourth Hokage. Minato, along with Naruto’s mother Kushina Uzumaki, sacrificed themselves to save Naurto during the defence from the Nine-Tailed Fox.

ONE PIECE ワンピース UT 白ひげ

ONE PIECE ワンピース UT ゼフ
Jump 50th Graphic T (One Piece・Short Sleeve) – ¥990 (+Tax)

©Eiichiro Oda / SHUEISHA

There are 2 different designs for the One Piece t-shirts. One of them has quote from Edward Newgate, also known as Whitebeard and the captain of the Whitebeard Pirates, who tells Squardo, “Though you’re a fool, I still love you, my son.” The t-shirt comes in a navy colour and the scene of Whitebeard hugging Squardo when he says the line. The other t-shirt features Zeff, Sanji’s cooking mentor and father figure. The t-shirt makes reference to Zeff’s former position as captain of the Cook Pirates where he was known as ‘Red-Leg.’

 

Those aren’t the only series either – there’s also t-shirts based on Hunter×Hunter, Yu Yu Hakusho and more. Relive memorable scenes from your favourite anime series by getting your hands on a t-shirt!

 

■Information

Oyaji UT
Release Date: June 11, 2018
Price: ¥990 each (+Tax)

Webpage: http://www.uniqlo.com/jp/store/feature/uq/ut/jump50th/

 

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