Demon Slayer’s Made to Order Character Socks Now Available to Buy in Japan

14.August.2020 | ANIME&GAME / FASHION

Japanese sock manufacturer Tabio has teamed up with the TV anime series Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba to release an original collection of character socks this autumn. Made to order, pre-orders for this limited edition socks opened on August 11, 2020 via Tabio’s official online store, Premium Bandai, and Tabio’s Rakuten page.

Tanjiro Kamado socks


Full line-up of embroidered designs | ¥1,350 Each (Before Tax)

There are six character designs in total, each with two different colours to pick from, and are sized at 22cm-24cm. Designs include Tanjiro Kamado, Nezuko Kamado, Zenitsu Agatsuma, Inosuke Hashibira, Giyu Tomioka, and Shinobu Kocho.

 

Which design would you go for?

 

The upcoming anime film Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train is set for release on October 16, 2020. It serves as a direct sequel to the 2019 anime series adapted from Koyoharu Gotouge’s manga series Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba and is being animated by ufotable.

 

©Koyoharu Gotouge/Shueisha・Aniplex・ufotable

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