My Hero Academia, Assassination Classroom & Other Shonen Jump T-Shirts Arrive at UNIQLO Store in Japan
28.June.2018 | ANIME&GAME / 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’. We’ve already seen their Dragon Ball, Naruto and One Piece t-shirts, so what’s next?
The next popular series in the line you can look forward to include Assassination Classroom, The Disastrous Life of Saiki K., Black Clover, My Hero Academia and World Trigger. The t-shirts will be available at UNIQLO stores in Japan and via their online store.
The new t-shirts feature memorable characters and scenes that all fans can appreciate. Let’s take a look.
“Assassination Classroom” – Korosensei’s fearless smile
Jump 50th Graphic T (Assassination Classroom / Short Sleeve) – ¥990 + Tax
“The Disastrous Life of Saiki K.” – Saiki Kusuo’s impressive posing and favourite phrase (‘Yare Yare’)
Jump 50th Graphic T (The Disastrous Life of Saiki K. / Short Sleeve) – ¥990 + Tax
“Black Clover” – 4 & 5 leaf clover prints
Jump 50th Graphic T (Black Clover / Short Sleeve) – ¥990 + Tax
“My Hero Academia” – Deku’s iconic colours
Jump 50th Graphic T (My Hero Academia / Short Sleeve) – ¥990 + Tax
“World Trigger” – Title design & black trigger
Jump 50th Graphic T (World Trigger / Short Sleeve) – ¥990 + Tax
What’s your favourite Jump series from this list?
“Shonen Jump 50th Anniversary” UT Product Page: http://www.uniqlo.com/jp/store/feature/uq/ut/jump50th/
Eve to Hold Largest-Ever Arena Tour in 2023, Unveils Limited Edition Jacket for Upcoming EP ‘Bokurano’
15.February.2023 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC
Singer-songwriter Eve has announced his biggest ever arena tour, Eve Arena Tour 2023 Kororon, along with a key visual. This will mark the artist’s first tour since the Eve Live Tour 2022, which also merited an additional performance at Nippon Budokan in August 2022. The arena tour will be held for two days at Osaka-Jo Hall in Osaka on August 19 and August 20 and at Pia Arena MM in Kanagawa on August 26 and August 27.
Eve has also released a limited edition jacket for his new Bokurano EP scheduled to be released on March 22, 2023. The EP contains the track Bokurano, the opening theme for the currently-airing season of My Hero Academia. The jacket art is an original drawing by the anime production company BONES.
All first edition copies of Bokurano will include a code that can be used to enter the lottery to snag tickets to the Eve Arena Tour 2023 Kororon.
Eve Arena Tour 2023 Kororon
August 19 – Osaka-Jo Hall, Osaka / Doors open 17:30, Show starts 19:00
August 20 – Osaka-Jo Hall, Osaka / Doors open 15:00, Show starts 16:30
August 26 – Pia Arena MM, Kanagawa / Doors open 17:30, Show starts 19:00
August 27 – Pia Arena MM, Kanagawa / Doors open 15:00 / Show starts 16:30
Official Site: https://eveofficial.com/
Release Date: March 22, 2023
Preorder Links: https://tf.lnk.to/Bokurano_EP
Special Site: http://eveofficial-bokurano.com/
Eve’s Song Bokurano, the 6th Opening Theme for My Hero Academia, Hits Streaming Services
15.January.2023 | ANIME&GAME / MUSIC
The sixth opening song for the anime series My Hero Academia, Bokurano, was added to all major streaming services on January 8, 2023. The track is performed by popular artist Eve.
Bokurano – Eve
Eve, a longtime fan of My Hero Academia, claims that the episodes in the second cour of the sixth season hold a “special place” in his heart. “The song Bokurano was created to inspire our favorite battered heroes, pushing them to overcome their hardships together,” he said. The track features Eve’s signature fast-paced guitar along with the singer’s powerful voice and sensitive lyrics. Up-and-coming music video creator niL, who previously worked on Eve’s Yuseiboushi, provided the jacket art
In the second cour of the sixth season, the protagonist Izuku Midoriya will face the aftermath of the deadly battle seen during the Paranormal Liberation War Arc. The opening shows Deku with an entirely new aura and fans are sure to be shocked by how the series progresses!
Comment from Eve
“I’m happy to announce that I’ll be performing the sixth opening theme for the anime series My Hero Academia.
The song Bokurano was created to inspire our favorite battered heroes, pushing them to overcome their hardships together.
I have a personal attachment to this series and I’m so honored that I was asked to write a song for it!”
Bokurano – Eve (Digital Single)
My Hero Academia 6th Opening Theme
Release Date: January 8, 2023
Streaming Links: https://tf.lnk.to/Bokurano
My Hero Academia Underwear Now Available from HIPSHOP
07.November.2022 | ANIME&GAME / FASHION
A collaboration has been announced between the popular shop HIPSHOP and My Hero Academia, a popular anime series that has just started its sixth season. The new products will be available at HIPSHOP stores nationwide and online starting on November 11, 2022.
The front of each item has a background pattern inspired by the personality of each of the main characters. The back features HIPSHOP’s standard up-angle design. Fans of the series won’t want to miss out on these unique and colorful items.
Those who purchase an item from the My Hero Academia series in-store will receive an original HIPSHOP shopping bag. Supplies are limited, so you’ll want to hurry! Six designs are available in total, with each available in M, L, and LL.
Each pair of underpants is made of a quick-drying, stretchy polyester material that keeps the skin feeling dry. As silly as it may seem, these would make the perfect gift for the anime fan in your life.
My Hero Academia x HIPSHOP
On Sale: November 11, 2022
Online Store: https://www.hipshop.jp/fs/hipshop/c/myheroacademia/
My Hero Academia Pop-Up Shop Opens in Tokyo for a Limited Time
26.October.2022 | ANIME&GAME / SPOT
My Hero Academia began its sixth season this month, and to celebrate, a special pop-up store will open at Tokyo Solamachi for a limited time. Fans will be able to grab some neat merch from November 5 until December 2, 2022.
Limited-Edition Collaborative Goods
The new merchandise features unique character nametags drawn exclusively for the shop. Fans can grab all kinds of goods, from acrylic pen stands and pins to clear folders and pouches.
Purchase Bonuses Available
Guests spending ¥1,000 (tax included) or more will be gifted an original illustration card. Ten designs are available, and each card will be given out at random.
These new products can also be purchased online at the Tree Village site from November 5 at 9:00 until December 2 at 23:59. Note that the purchase bonus is not available for online orders.
For more details, check out the official website!
My Hero Academia Pop-Up Shop
Running: November 5 – December 2, 2022
Venue: Tokyo Solamachi West Yard, 4F, #4
Tree Village (Official TV Shop)
1-1-2 Oshiage, Sumida-ku, Tokyo
Official Site: https://tree-village.jp
UNIQLO’s UT Sweatshirt Collection Features Everything from Pop Culture Icons to Contemporary Art
19.August.2022 | FASHION
UNIQLO’s graphic T-shirt brand UT has revealed some new pieces for its Fall/Winter 2022 collection! Some new sweatshirts are hitting the market featuring everything from Peanuts and Disney characters to Museums of the World and classic Spider-Man art.
From the world-famous Peanuts comic strip comes a collection of sweatshirts for children and adults! Be sure to grab these adorable designs featuring the daily life of Snoopy, Charlie Brown and friends.
Release Date: August 22, 2022
The Philosophy of Andy Warhol
UNIQLO has worked with Andy Warhol’s pieces for a number of years, and the latest collection features the powerful messages the artist left through his works. While the words themselves are powerful, the designs are simple and easy to incorporate into any look.
Release Date: August 29, 2022
New York Pop Icons
Keith Haring, Jean-Michel Basquiat, and Kenny Scharf were pioneers of New York pop culture in the 1980s. These bold prints are sure to turn heads.
Release Date: August 29, 2022
Museums of the World Collection
The Museums of the World collection of men’s shirts features beloved museums like the Tate Modern, the Louvre, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, and more. This valuable collection was made possible by UNIQLO’s continued art initiative, as the company has continued to work with museums around the world to share the wonders of art with as many people as possible.
Release Date: September 12, 2022
Disney Dearest Friends
Many Disney films depict wholesome friendships born from fateful encounters. Keeping the theme of best friends in mind, these sweatshirts feature sweet terms and beautiful typography.
Release Date: September 5, 2022
Disney Mickey & Friends
The collection is inspired by American college sweatshirts, adding motifs of Disney characters. The vintage-style design will make you feel wonderfully nostalgic.
Release Date: September 5, 2022
Spider-Man 60th Anniversary: Amazing Years
Since his debut in 1962, Spider-Man has grown to become a huge figure in pop culture. This special collection uses some of the coolest comic book art of all time, perfect for today’s superhero fans.
Release Date: October 3, 2022
These sweatshirts are perfect for jazzing up your fall and winter wardrobe, so be sure to grab your favorites!
Special Site: https://www.uniqlo.com/jp/ja/contents/feature/ut-graphic-tees/
Official My Hero Academia Hanko Stamps Released
28.June.2022 | ANIME&GAME / FASHION
Japanese hanko stamp shop HANKOS released a new collection of official stamps with character designs from the anime series My Hero Academia on June 22, 2022!
These order-made hanko stamps, which are used in place of signatures in Japan, let you pick your favorite character to be engraved along with your name or a word written in Japanese.
47 Unique Illustrations
3 Fonts Available
Official Hanko Case
There are 47 different illustrations available to choose from including characters like Izuku Midoriya (Deku), Katsuki Bakugo (Dynamight), Ochako Uraraka (Uravity), Shoto Todoroki (Shoto), Neito Monoma (Phantom Thief), Itsuka Kendo (Battle Fist), Tetsutetsu Tetsutetsu (Real Steel), and Shota Aizawa (Eraser Head).
Customers can choose from three different fonts, from more traditional to more cute. If you don’t want to use these stamps as a signature, you don’t need to add your name! Feel free to add messages like ‘OK,’ or ‘Thank You,’ or any other brief comments.
*Add up to 3 kanji, 5 hiragana or katakana characters, or 6 letters from the Roman alphabet.
Fans can choose from a self-inking type of hanko, perfect for signing for packages, stamping memos, marking personal belongings, and more. You can also choose a more official stamp that can be registered for use at almost all banks in Japan. Both types come with an exclusive case featuring Deku, Dynamite, and All Might.
Which character would you want alongside your official signature?
My Hero Academia Hanko Collection
Orders begin June 22, 2022
Where to Buy:
UNIQLO Releases UT Collection Inspired by the Great Museums of the World
20.June.2022 | FASHION
UNIQLO’s graphic T-shirt brand UT has launched an artful new collection! The Museums of the World collection of men’s shirts features beloved museums like the Tate Modern, the Louvre, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston, and more. This valuable collection was made possible by UNIQLO’s continued art initiative, as the company has continued to work with museums around the world to share the wonders of art with as many people as possible.
A Collection Allowing Customers to Enjoy the World’s Best Museums as Part of Their Daily Lives
This collection brings together some of the world’s most beloved museums, with designs inspired by the exteriors of these well-known homes of art. The Louvre design fully captures the iconic pyramid, while the contemporary MoMA is expressed with simple lines. The name of each museum is also printed on one sleeve for extra style.
UNIQLO’s Art Initiative
UNIQLO has partnered with some of the world’s leading museums over the years. Through free admission programs, sales of collaborative products and various events, these museums aim to provide opportunities for more people to experience and deepen their understanding of art.
May 2013 – Present / The Museum of Modern Art (New York, USA)
March 2016 – Present / Tate Modern (London, England)
September 2017 – Present / Museum of Fine Arts (Boston, USA)
March 2018 – Present / Barcelona Museum of Contemporary Art (Barcelona, Spain)
February 2021 – Present / Louvre Museum (Paris, France)
Don’t miss this unique collection! Which museum would you like represented in your wardrobe?
Museums of the World Collection UT
Available: June 20, 2022
Contents: Men’s T-shirts (4 designs)
Price: ¥1,500 each (Tax Included)
Where to Buy: UNIQLO locations nationwide, UNIQLO Online Store
Special Site: https://www.uniqlo.com/jp/ja/spl/ut-graphic-tees/world-collection/men
UNIQLO Releases New UT Collection Featuring Mickey & Friends Art by Steven Harrington
06.June.2022 | FASHION
UNIQLO’s graphic T-shirt brand UT has announced an adorable new Disney-themed collection. The ‘Mickey & Friends Art by Steven Harrington UT’ collection is a triple collaboration with Los Angeles-based artist Stephen Harrington and Disney. The items will go on sale at UNIQLO TOKYO and five other nearby stores on June 10 ahead of the collection’s launch at all UNIQLO stores on June 13. The colorful collection was inspired by the happiness, joy, and freedom Harrington felt as a child, which the artist expresses through classic Disney characters designed his typical pop style.
This collection is the first made in collaboration with Steven Harrington, whose vibrant art is inspired by California’s landscape and mixed culture. The colorful pop art found in his work alongside the beloved character Mickey Mouse is something Disney fans won’t want to miss adding to their wardrobe.
Kids sizes are also available, so try coordinating with the younger people in your life this summer!
Mickey & Friends Art by Steven Harrington UT
Preorder Date: June 10, 2022
Where to Order: UNIQLO TOKYO, Harajuku, Ginza, UNIQLO PARK Yokohama Bayside, Asakusa
Available at all stores on June 13, 2022
Men’s T-shirts (4 designs): ¥1,500
Kid’s T-shirts (4 designs): ¥990
Special Site: https://www.uniqlo.com/jp/ja/spl/ut-graphic-tees/mickey-steven-harrington/men
SPYxFAMILY Inspires First Collaboration at Uniqlo
01.June.2022 | ANIME&GAME / FASHION
UNIQLO’s graphic tee brand UT has unveiled a selection of shirts inspired by the popular anime series SPYxFAMILY! Tatsuya Endo’s original manga has been serialized in Shonen Jump+ since March 2019 and has won a number of awards, selling over 18 million copies to date. In April, the anime series premiered to great global fanfare, inspiring the new collaboration.
Popular characters appear on the new t-shirt designs, including everyone’s favorite mind-reader Anya. The pink-haired child appears in a hilarious way–with half of her scheming face hidden by the shirt’s pocket. The handsome spy Twilight and assassin Yor also appear in their own designs, so fans can choose the shirt that shows off their favorite character! One gorgeous design shows the series’ logo with a silhouette of Twilight in the background.
Have you been keeping up with SPYxFAMILY? Who’s your favorite member of the Forger family?
Release Date: June 3, 2022
Products: Men’s T-shirts, 4 designs, ¥1,500 each
Where to Buy: UNIQLO stores nationwide and online
Special Site: https://www.uniqlo.com/jp/ja/special-feature/spy-family
UNIQLO and MARNI Introduce Timeless Pieces in First Ever Collaboration
05.May.2022 | FASHION
UNIQLO will begin selling items from the new UNIQLO and MARNI collection on May 20, 2022. This marks the first time the two brands have released a collaborative collection. Items will blend UNIQLO’s LifeWear and MARNI’s colorful and artistic prints.
Color + Print
Using UNIQLO’s simple signature items as a blank canvas, the unique colors and prints synonymous with the MARNI brand come to life in bold and fun new ways. Perfect for everyday wear this summer, the items were made under the theme of ‘universality,’ bringing infinite possibilities to your wardrobe.
Style + Design
These beautiful designs with bold silhouettes can be comfortably worn by anyone, regardless of gender or age. The women’s balloon skirt has a light, three-dimensional silhouette created by diagonal tucks, and is perfect to wear with a sleeveless shirt in a matching color. For men, tailored jackets and pants are available in true MARNI style. Gingham is in style this season, and these comfortable pieces will keep the guys both trendy and relaxed. The parka is made of resilient nylon and can be easily worn with swim trunks!
Comment from Francesco Risso, MARNI Creative Director
“I was excited immediately at the beginning of the project. Every step of the way, we strove to uphold the integrity of UNIQLO’s spirit and vision. In doing so, we created our own interpretation of what UNIQLO LifeWear can be. By thinking outside the box, we were able to create products featuring both flawless craftsmanship and MARNI’s offbeat and forward-thinking spirit. I hope that by wearing items from this collection, you can enjoy the best summer of your life in your own way, freely, and with all your might.”
UNIQLO and MARNI 2022 Spring/Summer Collection
Release Date: May 20, 2022
Where to Buy: Full collection available at 123 UNIQLO Stores and the UNIQLO Online Store
*Some products will be available at all stores in Japan.
Product Lineup: 9 items for women/10 items for men/ 1 additional item
UNIQLO and MARNI Special Site: https://www.uniqlo.com/marni
American Jazz Label Blue Note Records & Uniqlo Announce UT T-Shirt Collection
Universal Music Group’s jazz label Blue Note Records is teaming up with UNIQLO to release five T-shirts featuring famous album art. The covers were selected by the Grammy Award-winning president of Blue Note Records Don Was.
The new items went on sale at Uniqlo stores and online on March 21, 2022.
Comment from Blue Note Records President Don Was
“We’re delighted to work with Uniqlo to develop this new UT collection that will allow customers to immerse themselves in the designs of Reid Miles*. We can thank him for the enduring aesthetic of Blue Note constructed during the 50s and 60s. The album covers he created are works of art in themselves.”
*Reid Miles: Graphic designer and photographer known for his work on many iconic Blue Note album covers.
The Blue Note and UNIQLO collaboration began in 2011, and this fourth collaboration is also the second installment of the popular UT graphic T-shirt collection which was first released last year. The UT designers selected the shirt designs from the 30 iconic Blue Note album jackets chosen by Don Was.
The five designs are inspired by Lee Morgan’s Cornbread and The Rumproller, Freddie Hubbard’s Hub-Tones, Andrew Hill’s Judgment!, and Eric Dolphy’s Out To Lunch.
To celebrate this collaboration, Blue Note has released “BLUE NOTE MEETS UT,” an official playlist curated by Don Was. Be sure to give it a listen!
BlueNote Records ＆ Uniqlo ‘UT’
MoMA Launches ‘MoMA Art Icons UT,’ an Apparel Collection by Modern Artists
09.March.2022 | FASHION
Uniqlo’s graphic tee brand UT is teaming up with the Museum of Modern Art in New York City for a new apparel collection. The new clothing items were made under the concept of ‘Art for All,’ aiming to make art more accessible to the masses.
The artwork on each T-shirt and sweatshirt were created by masters of modern art featured in the MoMA, from Van Gogh to Monet. Each product is also adorned with the MoMA logo to commemorate the collaboration.
Art lovers, don’t miss this sale!
MoMA Art Icons UT
Release Date: February 7, 2022
Products: Men’s T-shirts (5 varieties): ¥1,500 / Men’s Sweatshirts (3 varieties): ¥1,990
Where to Buy: UNIQLO stores nationwide, UNIQLO Online Store
*Some products are only available at select stores.
*Some products will only be available at MoMA Design Store Omotesando, Kyoto, and Shinsaibashi.
Special Site: https://www.uniqlo.com/jp/ja/spl/ut-graphic-tees/moma-art-icons/men