Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Collaborates With Baby Star Ramen Noodle Snack

26.May.2020 | ANIME&GAME / FOOD

Oyatsu Company has teamed up with the popular TV anime series Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba to release limited-edition packaging of its popular Baby Star Ramen dried noodle snack. The product released on May 25, 2020 in Japan.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is a manga series written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotōge which follows Tanjiro Kamado who becomes a demon slayer after his family is killed and his younger sister Nezuko turns into a demon. It was serialised in Weekly Shōnen Jump from 2016 and recently concluded with its 20th volume on May 18, 2020. It has shipped 60 million copies. The upcoming anime film Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train will continue the story of the anime series’s first season when it drops on October 16, 2020.

 

Baby Star x Demon Slayer

The collaboration will be for the ume kombu onigiri (plum kelp rice ball) flavour of the popular Baby Star snack, which just so happens to be a favourite of Demon Slayer‘s main character Tanjiro. You get the refreshing taste of the plum and the delicious flavour of the kombu.

There are four packaging designs to find as pictured above, each featuring familiar faces from the anime series.

 

A campaign is also being held for 400 fans to win an original Demon Slayer A2 poster. Each pack of the snack features an application mark on the back which they can use to sign up. This is being held in Japan only. Full details can be found on the campaign website.

 

©Koyoharu Gotouge / Shueisha・Aniplex・ufotable

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