Attack on Titan, Seven Deadly Sins, Fairy Tail & Other Anime T-Shirts Releasing at UNIQLO
UNIQLO’s graphic t-shirt brand UT are celebrating the 60th anniversary of manga magazine Weekly Shonen Jump with a new t-shirt collection via their sub brand MANGA UT. The t-shirts will go on sale from August 12.
The collection covers six anime series serialised in the popular magazine including Hajime no Ippo, Fairy Tail, The Seven Deadly Sins, Attack on Titan, Negima! Magister Negi Magi, and Shōta no Sushi. Each t-shirt pays homage to its respective series, featuring iconic scenes that have stayed with fans, sound effects, and original designs that capture their worlds.
Hajime no Ippo
Hajime no Ippo is a boxing manga written and illustrated by George Morikawa. It follows Ippo Makunouchi, a shy high school student who suffers at the hands of bullies. He begins a career in boxing in search of the answer to the question “What is strength?” and battles his rivals and those around him to grow as an individual. The t-shirt design captures the lively energy seen in the characters and is surrounded by eye-catching SFX.
Fairy Tail is a fantasy adventure manga written and illustrated by Hiro Mashima. It follows the dragon slaying wizard Natsu and his tale of growth as part of the Fairy Tail guild. One of the t-shirts features four characters from the guild and the other is a large illustration of Acnologia, the main characters’ strongest enemy.
The Seven Deadly Sins
The Seven Deadly Sins is a fantasy battle adventure series written and illustrated by Nakaba Suzuki. It follows the titular characters each of whom represent the seven deadly sins. There are several t-shirt designs including one featuring Meliodas looking up to the sky and another of him and his comrades out on a peaceful trip. There is even a hand drawn illustration of Hawk, a talking pig and Meliodas’s pet, which was illustrated by Suzuki himself and UT’s editors.
Attack on Titan
Attack on Titan is an dark fantasy adventure series written and illustrated by Hajime Isayama. The story is set in a world where humanity lives within giant walls which help protect them from towering man-eating Titans. The terrifying t-shirt design features one of the Titans that live inside the walls.
Negima! Magister Negi Magi
Negima! Magister Negi Magi is an fantasy adventure and harem series written and illustrated by Ken Akamatsu. It follows the story of Negi, a wizard who becomes an English teacher at Mahora Academy, where he helps his class of students overcome their problems. He is also in search of his father who is known as a hero in the world of wizardry. There are two t-shirts, one featuring the main heroine Asuna Kagurazaka, and another of some of the other students in the class.
Shōta no Sushi
Shōta no Sushi is a food manga series written and illustrated by Daisuke Terasawa which follows the story of Sekiguchi Shota who works as an apprentice and aims to become a sushi chef. There are two t-shirt designs, one which features the manga’s logo and a slice of sushi and the other with the logo and a whole sushi platter.
Show your support for your favourite Weekly Shonen Jump series by picking up one of these awesome t-shirts!
“MANGA UT” Weekly Shonen Jump Magazine 60th Anniversary UT
Release Date: August 12, 2019
Price: ¥990 (Before Tax)
Sizes: Men’s XS-4XL (XS, XXL-4XL available online only)
Available: UNIQLO Japan stores and UNIQLO Japan’s online store
UNIQLO’s Global Design Competition UT GRAND PRIX 2022 is Themed on the Peanuts Comics
18.July.2021 | FASHION
The UT GRAND PRIX (UTGP) is a design competition that started in 2005. The contest uses the T-shirt as a creative medium and invites everyone to freely express their creativity. This year, the competition is themed on the Peanuts comic strips by Charles M. Schulz which first hit the scene in the US back in 1950, over a hundred years ago.
Create your own Peanuts tee design
Artists are invited to unleash their imagination and bring their own Peanuts creations to life using UNIQLO’s UT brand as their canvas. Designs will be judged by the Charles M. Schulz Museum and a team of Charles M. Schulz creative associates.
An internship at the Peanuts studio
The Grand Prize is $20,000 and all winning designs will become products sold in UNIQLO stores worldwide in the summer of 2022. The winners of the top two prizes will be invited to the USA. There will also be an internship opportunity to be a member of the Charles M. Schulz creative associates team.
Sign up to the competition and submit your entry for the chance of your artwork being featured worldwide.
UT GRAND PRIX 2022
Submissions: Now Open
Deadline: August 31, 2021 @ 23:50 (JST)
Official Website: https://www.uniqlo.com/utgp/2022/uk/en/
Attack on Titan The Final Season Part 2 Teaser Visual Released
05.July.2021 | ANIME&GAME
An event titled ‘MAPPA STAGE 2021 – 10th ANNIVERSARY -‘ was held in Japan on June 27 where a teaser visual was released for Part 2 of the Attack on Titan anime’s final season which shows Eren together with a mysterious girl.
Attack on Titan The Final Season Part 2 Special Teaser Promo
The event was attended by Yuki Kaiji (Eren Yaeger), Marina Inoue (Armin Alert), Ayane Sakura (Gabi Brown), the anime series director Yuichiro Hayashi, and composer Kohta Yamamoto who gave their thoughts and impressions on The Final Season.
The final volume of the Attack on Titan manga released on June 9 which saw comments trending from fans around the world on the ending. Attack on Titan The Final Season Part 2 is set to air this winter.
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TVアニメ「進撃の巨人」The Final Season
The Final Season公式サイト：https://shingeki.tv/final/
UNIQLO and British art gallery Tate Modern have signed a three-year global partnership. The two first came together for the UNIQLO Tate Lates event series which began in 2016. This new partnership brings about new free programme of playful activities for families of all ages. This summer, people are invited to transform the floor of the Turbine Hall at Tate Modern into a giant collaborative work of art at UNIQLO Tate Play: Mega Please Draw Freely. Tate will also release a t-shirt collection in collaboration with UNIQLO’s UT brand in 2022.
Tadashi Yanai (Fast Retailing Chairman, President and CEO, UNIQLO) | Comment
“UNIQLO is proud to be partnering once again with the world-renowned Tate Modern especially this year, as 2021 is the year we are celebrating the 20th anniversary since launching UNIQLO in the United Kingdom. Our renewed collaboration with Tate Modern is based on a shared philosophy of Made for All, a concept echoed in LifeWear, clothing designed to help make everyone’s daily life better, and in giving everyone the opportunity to enjoy art. My hope is for many families to get involved in the UNIQLO Tate Play program.”
UNIQLO Tate Play invites everyone of all ages to scribble, doodle, sketch and become part of an unforgettable experience.
UT is UNIQLO’s graphic print t-shirt brand which first launched in 2007. ‘Wear Your World’ is the brand’s philosophy. It has collaborated with anime, manga, bands, films, and more, and next year, it is teaming up with Tate Modern in an exclusive collection.
UNIQLO x Tate Modern
Official Website: https://www.fastretailing.com/
Attack on Titan Orchestra Concert Invites Line-Up of Famous Guest Artists
An Attack on Titan orchestra concert has been announced and will take place at Pacifico Yokohama National Convention Hall on August 22, 2021. Scheduled to perform are guests are Hiroyuki Sawano and Kohta Yamamoto as well as guest vocalists Aimee Blackschleger, Eliana, Laco, and mpi. Priority tickets can be applied for by purchasing Volume 1 of the DVD or Blu-ray volume of Attack on Titan The Final Season which is set to be released in Japan on July 7.
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The final season’s original soundtrack was also released digitally on June 23 with 23 tracks by Kohta Yamamoto and Hiroyuki Sawano. Check out the preview below.
Attack on Titan The Final Season Original Soundtrack
Attack on Titan Orchestra Concert
Date: August 22, 2021
Daytime Slot: Open 13:00 / Start 14:00
Evening Slot: Open 17:00 / Start 18:00
Venue: Pacifico Yokohama National Convention Hall
Address: 1-1-1 Minato Mirai, Nishi-ku, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa
Line-Up: Hiroyuki Sawano / Kohta Yamamoto
Guest Vocals: Aimee Blackschleger, Eliana, Laco, mpi
Price: ¥9,900 (Tax Included) *Reserved seating
Concert Details: https://shingeki.tv/final/special/20210822_concert/
Attack on Titan Official Website: https://shingeki.tv/final/
How to Obtain: Purchase the Volume 1 DVD or Blu-ray volume of Attack on Titan The Final Season releasing July 7
Application Window: July 7, 2021 – July 20, 2021
Winner Selection (Random): July 23, 2021 from 19:00
Payment Window: July 23, 2021 – July 26, 2021
No. of Tickets: Two per serial number for either slot
YOASOBI x UNIQLO UT T-Shirt Collab Collection Releasing This July
UNIQLO’s UT collection is a line of tees created in collaboration with other brands, anime, shows, and more. On July 2, UNIQLO is teaming up with the Japanese music duo YOASOBI to release an exclusive new collection.
YOASOBI, which is comprised of Ayase and ikura, made their debut in 2020 with their hit song Yoru ni Kakeru. Since then, their music has continued to top charts in JApan.
The collection is a fusion of fashion and music in women’s and kids designs featuring stills taken from seven of the duo’s iconic music videos including Yoru ni Kakeru, Halzion, Tabun, Gunjo, Haruka, Encore, and their new track Sangenshoku.
Women’s Tees | 7 Designs | ¥1,500
Kids Tees | 5 Designs | ¥990
To promote the collaboration, YOASOBI will also hold a free YouTube livestream on July 4 2021 at 6pm (JST). The online event is called “SING YOUR WORLD” and will see them perform live.
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UT x YOASOBI
Release Date: July 2, 2021 (Japan) / August 2021 (Overseas)
UT x YOASOBI “SING YOUR WORLD” Live Stream
Date: July 4, 2021
Time: 18:00 (JST)
Watch Here: https://www.youtube.com/c/Ayase0404
Devote Your Heart to Attack on Titan in the Final Survey Corps Project
17.June.2021 | ANIME&GAME
To commemorate the end of Attack on Titan‘s 12-year saga, the editorial team at Weekly Shonen Magazine launched the ‘Final Survey Corps Application’ project on June 9 which imagines the staff and fans as part of the Survey Corps to express their love for the series. The staff at Animate and TSUTAYA stores in Japan are currently donning Survey Corps uniforms. A special online exhibition will also be held by the magazine to give thanks to fans who have supported Attack on Titan for 12 years.
Fans can use the all-new Survey Corps Maker service where they can upload their own photo or an illustration of themselves or an original character and writes words dedicated to the series. They are encourage to share this with other Survey Corps members around the world.
Survey Corps Maker: How to Use
1. Select a base image
2. Write your thoughts and comments about Attack on Titan
3. Share with the world
Survey Corps Maker Samples
The staff at Animate Ikebukuro
The staff at TSUTAYA
Attack on Titan Online Exhibition
The online exhibition is a virtual event that was conceived after the COVID-19 pandemic forced the for in-person event in Japan to be cancelled. But this shift is good news to fans outside Japan as it means everyone around the world can join – and it’s free.
The event requires a quick sign-up, after which fans can enjoy looking through displays of official artwork. There’s also a merch shop with exclusive items to get your hands on. Please note that the exhibition features spoilers up to the final chapter.
Attack on Titan’s Survey Corps Relax in Animate’s Merchandise Collection
15.June.2021 | ANIME&GAME
Anime and manga merchandise website ARMA BIANCA has announced a special Attack on Titan fair which includes the release of an original merchandise collection at Animate stores across Japan. The event, titled ‘Attack on Titan ~Survey Corps’ Relax Time~ in Animate,’ will run from August 21 to September 5.
Grab merch pre-sales at the event
Levi Relax Ver. Glitter Pin | AMNIBUS Exclusive
Eren & Levi Relax Ver. Mini Card | Animate Exclusive
Postcards (8 Designs) | Fair Exclusive
Fans of the anime series can get the hands on pre-sales of a bounty of merch as well as exclusive items. Grab your maneuver gear and blast your way to Animate this summer.
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Attack on Titan ~Survey Corps’ Relax Time~ in Animate
Japanese Event Title: 進撃の巨人～兵士たちのリラックスタイム～ in アニメイト
Running: August 21, 2021 – September 5, 2021
Location: Animate (Ikebukuro/Takasaki/Sendai/Omiya/Chiba/Utsunomiya/Sapporo/Shibuya/Nagoya/Niigata/Sannomiya/Kyoto/Fukuoka PARCO/Okayama/Hiroshima/Kumamoto/Osaka Nipponbashi/Gifu/Yokohama Vivre/Online)
Official Website: https://amnibus.com/
Attack on Titan Key Ring Collection Features Retro Japanese Billboard Designs
26.May.2021 | ANIME&GAME
A new collection of Attack on Titan key rings is now available to order on the Japanese anime, manga, and hobby website CharaDepa for a limited time until May 30. The collection features designs of the series characters inspired by old-time retro Japanese billboards.
Attack on Titan Retro Key Rings | 7 Designs | ¥680 (Before Tax)
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Attack on Titan Retro Key Rings
Order Window: May 19, 2021 – May 30, 2021
Jujutsu Kaisen x UNIQLO T-Shirt Collection Announced
UNIQLO are set to collaborate with Jujutsu Kaisen for the first time ever in a new t-shirt collection from their UT brand on June 4. The Jujutsu Kaisen manga series written and illustrated by Gege Akutami has sold over 45 million copies, making it one of the best-selling series of all time.
Men’s T-Shirts (7 Designs)
Kids T-Shirts (4 Designs)
This first collection features iconic scenes and lines taken from the main characters of the manga series. The line-up is a must-grab for fans looking to express their love of the series, which saw the first season of its anime adaptation conclude in March. A second collection is planned for release.
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UT x Jujutsu Kaisen 1st Collection
Release Date: June 4, 2021
Product Page: https://www.uniqlo.com/jp/ja/contents/feature/jujutsu-kaisen/
*Info on the 2nd collection will be announced at a later date
Attack on Titan Manga Collection and Merchandise Releases in Japan
11.May.2021 | ANIME&GAME
The online Japanese bookstore Rakuten Books is celebrating the release of Attack on Titan‘s final manga volume with eight new listings that will slash their way onto the website on October 15, 2021. Orders will be open for a limited time between June 9 and July 31.
The Attack on Titan manga series began serialisation in Kodansha’s Bessatsu Shōnen Magazine in September 2009. The final volume was released on April 9, 2021, concluding Hajime Isayama’s internationally-acclaimed story.
The Merch Collection
Volume 34 Book Cover | ¥880 (Tax Included)
A paper book cover featuring all of the major characters from the series.
Manga Collection Box A (Volumes 1-12) | ¥2,750 (Tax Included)
The first 12 volumes of the series packed in a box featuring Eren, Mikasa, Armin, Levi, and the Colossal Titan.
Manga Collection Box B (Volumes 13-22) | ¥2,750 (Tax Included)
The box for volumes 13-22 features major characters from the Survey Corps.
Manga Collection Box C (Volumes 23-34 | ¥2,750 (Tax Included)
The final box packing volumes 23-34 has all of the main characters as children.
Backpack | ¥6,600 (Tax Included)
Carry Mikasa and your stuff wherever you go with this backpack.
A4 Folder Set A (Includes 2) | ¥990 (Tax Included)
Two A4-size folders with designs taken from the front covers of volume 29 and 30.
A4 Folder Set B (Includes 2) | ¥990 (Tax Included)
Two A4-size folders with designs taken from the front covers of volume 31 and 32.
A4 Folder Set B (Includes C) | ¥990 (Tax Included)
Two A4-size folders with designs taken from the front covers of volume 33 and 34.
Attack on Titan – Rakuten Books Items
Release Date: October 15, 2021
Order Window: June 9, 2021 – July 31, 2021
Japan Celebrates Eren Jaeger’s Birthday With a 1-Month Party Schedule
02.April.2021 | ANIME&GAME
Japanese video streaming service GYAO! is now running a one-month celebration of Eren Jaeger’s birthday, the popular character from the hit anime series Attack on Titan, until April 30.
A video of Yūki Kaji, the voice actor for Eren, was released to promote the celebration.
Top 10 Eren Jaeger scenes
The anime team at GYAO! have picked out their 10 favourite action scenes featuring Eren which are rolling out over on the streaming service until April 12.
Stream The Final Season’s 16 episodes for free
Users on GYAO! can also watch episodes 1-16 of Attack on Titan The Final Season for free until April 5.
Attack on Titan x GYAO!
Running: March 30, 2021 – April 30, 2021
Watch Here: https://yahoo.jp/AWUeWW5
Luxury Attack on Titan Rings Feature Eren and Levi Designs
Japanese character jewellery brand U-TREASURE has released two solitaire rings based on the fan-favourite Attack on Titan characters Eren and Levi. The rings are available to purchase at the U-TREASURE Concept Store in Ikebukuro and on their official website until April 13.
Attack on Titan Solitaire Levi & Eren Rings: Silver – ¥16,500 Each (Tax Included) / Platinum 950 – ¥297,000 Each (Tax Included)
Eren Solitare Ring Name Engraving
Eren Solitaire Ring garnet stone inspired by Eren’s basement key
Eren Solitaire Ring on show
Levi Solitare Ring Name Engraving
Levi Solitare Ring green garnet stone inspired by Levi’s teacup
Levi Solitare Ring on show
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Attack on Titan Solitaire Rings
Order Window: March 16, 2021
Available: U-TREASURE Concept Store Ikebukuro / U-TREASURE Online Shop