Cardcaptor Sakura Roomwear and Merchandise Collection Releasing by ITS’DEMO
Japanese fashion variety store ITS’DEMO has revealed its new collection of Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card merchandise which is set to drop in Japan on October 13, 2020.
The items feature an original design and include everything from towels to pouches, stationery, confections, cosmetics like an eyeshadow palette, and more. ITS’DEMO is also releasing a range of roomwear on October 27 for those chilly autumn nights including room shoes, socks, a blanket, and other goodies.
ITS’DEMO x Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card
Release Date: Rolling out October 13, 2020 at ITS’DEMO stores in Japan and their online store
Line-Up: Stationery, Pouch, Towel, Food, Cosmetics, and more
Items: 106 (Includes design and colour variations)
Price Range: ¥260-¥3,900 (Before Tax)
Official Website: http://itsdemo.jp
Tokyo Revengers Loungewear Collection to be Released at Animate
Japanese anime and manga merchandise chain animate is opening pre-orders for a new collection of Tokyo Revengers loungewear on September 1 as part of their Animate Limited Selection line. The clothes will be released on November 26.
Manjiro Sano loungewear sample pictures
The collection includes 5 different loungewear sets each inspired by a different character and their outfits from the anime. They are comfortable to wear and durable, each embroidered with gold leaf kanji characters.
animate LIMITED SELECTION – Tokyo Rengers Loungewear
Order Window: July 26, 2021 – September 1, 2021
Release Date: November 26, 2021
Official Website: https://www.animate-onlineshop.jp/corner/cc/animate-limitedselection/cd/1858/
Cherry Blossom Loungewear Collection by gelato pique Arrives in Time For Spring
18.March.2021 | FASHION
Japanese luxury loungewear brand gelato pique is readying itself for spring with its new pink cherry blossom-inspired ‘SAKURA COLLECTION,’ set to release at gelato pique stores and its online store on March 19.
‘Smoothie Light’ Scallop Cardigan ¥6,820 (Tax Included) / ‘Smoothie Light’ Scallop Long Cardigan ¥7,480 (Tax Included)’
The ‘Smoothie’ cardigans are made of light material that’s smooth to the touch and come in cute designs.
Petal Motif Satin Shirt ¥6,820 (Tax Included) / Petal Motif Satin Short Pants ¥4,620 (Tax Included)
Pink satin loungewear adorned with gorgeous petals.
Tiered Dress ¥8,140 (Tax Included)
An airy cotton dress with a beautiful feminine silhouette.
Organdy Eco Bag ¥2,640 (Tax Included) / Mask Pouch ¥2,420 (Tax Included) / Mesh Mini Pouch ¥2,640 (Tax Included) / Mesh Pouch ¥2,640 (Tax Included) / Mesh Vanity Pouch ¥3,520 (Tax Included)
Sort your cosmetics and bits ‘n’ bobs with this heart-filled collection of pouches, and store your face mask away safely with the mask pouch.
Hair Mist ¥1,870 (Tax Included) / Hand Soap ¥1,034 (Tax Included)
gelato pique’s popular hair mist and hand soap arrive in spring season limited-edition packaging.
Japanese Unisex Loungewear Brand Arce Opens Online Store
22.February.2021 | FASHION
Wanget’s unisex loungewear brand Arce launched its online shop on Wednesday (February 17). The brand is hosting a campaign on its social media pages to promote the launch where customers can win some free items.
Arce was established from Makuake on November 25, 2020. The brand creates clothes made in Japan using environmentally-friendly Japanese materials. Their loungewear is versatile and can be worn not only indoors but outdoors too, and even when going to meet people. The clothes are shipped in boxes made from FSC-certified cardboard, and the vinyl bags used to protect each item are made using biodegradable saccharum officinarum.
Arce held its first exhibition in Japan on November 25 and 26 last year to resounding success, bringing in many customers.
The brand is currently holding a campaign on its Instagram page from February 17 to 28 where people can enter for a chance to win the above-pictured T-shirt and pullover. Only one of each will be given to two people respectively. To enter, you need to follow Arce on Instagram and give a like on which item you want.
Official Website: https://arceroom.jp/
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Loungewear Collection Releases From Bandai
Bandai Apparel released a new collection of loungewear on its official shopping site Premium Bandai last Wednesday (February 3) based on the TV anime series Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Pyjama Sets
Baby T-Shirts & Baby Pyjamas
The collection also includes seven T-shirts and five pyjama sets for babies.
Lounge about in the house wrapped in pyjamas of your favourite series with Bandai’s new Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba collection.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Pyjama Sets
Released: February 3, 2021
Shipping: April 2021
Product Details: https://p-bandai.jp/item/item-1000153580/?rt=pr
Product Special Page: https://p-bandai.jp/apparel/KIMETSUspecial/list-da10-n0/?rt=pr
Premium Bandai Official Website: https://p-bandai.jp/apparel/?rt=pr
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Official Website: https://kimetsu.com/
Smell as Sweet as Cardcaptor Sakura With Her New Eau de Toilette
Pre-sales of a new Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card themed eau de toilette will begin at ITS’DEMO in Japan on December 11, 2020. The scented cologne is the series’ second collaboration with AQUASAVON following the success of the first product design which released on January 6 this year.
Sakura Floral Scent Eau de Toilette (CCS) | 21S 80ml | ¥2,420 (Tax Included)
The packaging is inspired by Sakura’s blue costume and features motifs from the series like a magic circle, Cerberus, stars, and moons. The bottle is based on Sakura’s iconic Dream Staff and is a gradation of pink and white with loose glass balls at the bottom. The fragrance is a sweet mix of refreshing green apple and citrus fruits, sweet cherries, clean soap, and luxurious cherry blossom, inviting a feeling of spring.
The first collaborative design will also go on sale next year in limited quantities.
Smell as fresh as springtime Sakura with her new eau de toilette.
Sakura Floral Scent Eau de Toilette (CCS) 21S
Pre-Sales: December 11, 2020
Available: ITS’DEMO stores in Japan (Select branches not participating
Official Website: https://www.aquasavon.jp/
Stay Warm This Holiday Season With gelato pique’s Cute Christmas Loungewear Collection
08.December.2020 | FASHION
Luxury loungewear and sleepwear brand gelato pique dropped its cosy new “GOOD NIGHT MERRY CHRISTMAS” collection on Friday (December 4) featuring a line-up of warm and fuzzy wearables perfect for the holiday season.
Collection Line-up (Excerpt)
gelato Bear Jacquard Pullover ¥5,800 (Before Tax) | gelato Bear Long Pants ¥4,200 (Before Tax) | gelato Bear Room Shoes ¥3,400 (Before Tax)
The Bear Jacquard series is a special knitted set in sleepy Bordeaux and cosy beige.
gelato Bear Parker ¥6,800 (Before Tax)
The Christmas wine-coloured parker comes with a hood with cute bear ears.
Bear Flannel Shirt ¥6,200 (Before Tax) | Bear Flannel Long Pants ¥6,200 (Before Tax)
Fluffy flannel fabric branded with cute bear illustrations.
Kids & Babies
gelato Bear Kids Jacquard Pullover ¥4,600 (Before Tax) | Bear Flannel Kids Shirt ¥4,400 (Before Tax) | Bear Flannel Kids Long Pants ¥4,400 (Before Tax)
gelato Bear baby Jacquard Romper ¥6,600 (Before Tax)
UNIQLO Announces Loungewear Collaboration With Pokémon and Sumikko Gurashi
Japanese clothing retailer UNIQLO has announced a loungewear collection for the holiday season in collaboration with Pokémon and Sumikko Gurashi—the latter being a set of fictional characters created by San-X. Set to roll out in Japan from November 19, the fleece line-up is the perfect gift for the coming winter months.
Everybody’s favourite Pokémon are coming together for this cosy collaboration. The fleece set’s theme is “Night Explorer” which imagines the wearer exploring the night together with their Pokémon. The designs feature moon and star motifs with neon colouring.
When the collection launches, those who purchase one of the Pokémon fleece sets in Japan will receive a set of two clear-coloured Pokémon figurines. And if they order online via UNIQLO’s website, their order will be shipped in a special Pokémon box.
Buyers will also receive a card with a code on it to participate in a special campaign.
Sumikko Gurashi Line-Up
The corner-dwelling Sumikko Gurashi character merchandise is themed on a sleepover with items made warm, fluffy, and cosy.
The three Sumikko Gurashi sets will launch online only on December 18.
Picking up either of the fleece sets or poncho blanket sets from December 18 will land you one of the above-pictured plush toys.
UNIQLO will also be selling limited-edition Sumikko Gurashi gift cards too both online and in-store when the sets are released.
Loungewear Holiday Collection
Release Date: November 19, 2020
Pokémon Line-Up Info: https://www.uniqlo.com/jp/ja/spl/ut-graphic-tees/pokemon-20fw/kids
Sumikko Gurashi Line-Up Info: https://www.uniqlo.com/jp/ja/spl/ut-graphic-tees/sumikkogurashi-20fw/kids
Animal Crossing: New Horizons Clothing & Accessories Revealed by Luxury Japanese Brand Gelato Pique
Nintendo has announced that luxury Japanese loungewear and sleepwear brand Gelato Pique is releasing a collection of clothing and accessories in collaboration with the Nintendo Switch™ title Animal Crossing: New Horizons.
The line-up includes pyjamas, hoodies, shorts, tote bags, blankets, pouches, and more, with the Animal Crossing’s beloved Timmy and Tommy appearing as the main character feature on the designs.
Pre-orders for the collection will begin over on Gelato Pique’s official website on November 18, but you will most likely need an address in Japan to order. They will subsequently be released at the official Nintento TOKYO store as well as select Gelato Pique stores in Japan on January 13, 2021. Before that, they will also line the shelves of a Gelato Pique pop-up store called “Gelato Pique Christmas Town” in Omotesando Hills which is set to run from December 18 to 25.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons Line-Up
Timmy & Tommy knitted jacquard tops with a simple desig
Jacquard Pullover ¥5,800 | Short Pants ¥4,200 | Cushions ¥3,400 Each (All Tax-Inclusive)
Become your favourite character with a cosy ear-topped hoodie
[Colours: Brown/Cream/Grey] Hoodies ¥6,800 | Short Pants ¥4,200 (All Tax-Include)
Cut & Sewn Series: Character designs and fruit patterns
Left: Fruit Pullover ¥5,400 | Fruit Long Pants ¥5,200
Left: Character Pullover ¥5,400 | CharacterLong Pants ¥5,200
Warm Timmy & Tommy blanket
Left: Blanket ¥5,800 | Right: Jacquard Blanket B ¥5,800 (Before Tax)
Animal Crossing x Gelato Pique Special Book
Pouch and tote bag comes with the book
Japanese publishing company Takarajimasha is also releasing a special book on December 22 entitled Animal Crossing meets GELATO PIQUE SPECIAL BOOK in two versions which come with a Timmy and Tommy design pouch and tote bag. These are limited-edition items available only with the book.
© 2020 Nintendo
Gelato Pique x Animal Crossing Collection
Releasing: December 18, 2020 at 12:00pm (JST)
Gelato Pique Official Online Store: https://gelatopique.com/20201116_01
USAGI ONLINE Official Website: https://usagi-online.com/s/201116PIQ/
Gelato Pique Christmas Town
Running: December 18, 2020 – December 25, 2020
Location: Space O, Omotesando Hills Floor B3F
Products: Animal Crossing meets GELATO PIQUE
Release Date: January 13, 2021
Locations: Select Gelato Pique stores / Nintendo TOKYO
*Only a selection of the products will be sold, the full collection is available online
CLAMP Promote 30th Anniversary With Official Cardcaptor Sakura Plate
Manga artist group CLAMP are celebrating their 30th anniversary with the release of an official plate which hit the official CLAMP fan shop on Monday (November 9).
The plate, which was made by tableware company Noritake, features the original Cardcaptor Sakura design from 1998.
CLAMP 30th Anniversary Cardcaptor Sakura Noritake Plate | ¥12,000 (Tax Included)
The 23cm plate is made from bone china and has a sparkly gold leaf rim. It features Sakura and Cerberus from the series amongst a flurry of flowers and is a must-have for fans of the series.
The back of the plate bears a 30th anniversary logo. The plate, which is exclusive to the official fan shop, also comes with a stand. It’s a high quality product made by the masters at Noritake and is one to not be missed by CLAMP fans.
© CLAMP・ShigatsuTsuitachi CO.,LTD. / Shueisha
CLAMP 30th Anniversary Cardcaptor Sakura Noritake Plate
Order Window: November 9, 2020 – November 23, 2020
Shipping: March 2021
Buy: CLAMP OFFICIAL FAN SHOP
*Please check the official fan shop for the latest details
*Available while supplies last
*Design subject to change without notice
Knock About the House in gelato pique’s Adorable Polar Bear Roomwear
13.June.2020 | FASHION
Aimed at the summer season, Japanese roomwear brand gelato pique is launching its new “ICE BLUE COLLECTION” of cute polar bear themed roomwear for men, women, and children on June 19, 2020.
‘Smoothie Light’ Series
Pullover: ¥5,400 / Striped Short Pants: ¥4,200 (Both Before Tax)
gelato pique’s “Smoothie” series is its most popular during spring and summer for its soft, smooth, comfortable, and light material. The striped pants also have a summer vibe to them.
‘One Point Fresh’ Series
T-Shirt: ¥4,200 / Short Pants: ¥4,200 / HOMME T-Shirt: ¥4,600 / HOMME Half Pants: ¥5,200 / Kids T-Shirt: ¥3,200 / Kids Short Pants: ¥3,200 / Baby Low Pants: ¥4,600 (All Before Tax)
This series uses a soft and breathable kind of material to keep the wearer cool. The polar bear print also makes them look cute. There’s kids sizes too, so the whole family can dress up.
Shirt: ¥6,000 / Short Pants: ¥4,400 / Dress: ¥8,000 (All Before Tax)
The white cotton series is inspired by icebergs.
gelato pique Official Website: https://gelatopique.com/
Snoopy Roomwear Releasing in Collaboration with gelato pique
Japanese roomwear company gelato pique is collaborating with the popular Peanuts comics to release a new Snoopy themed collection on May 14, 2020. The summer line-up is inspired by 70’s and 80’s colours blended into soft attire that feels super good on the skin for lounging about your home in.
′SMOOTHIE’ LOGO KNIT
Jagged Parker – ¥7,200 / Jagged Short Pants – ¥4,800 (All Before Tax)
These two items are made from gelato pique’s popular “SMOOTHIE” fabric which is soft to the touch. They feature a pop design with Snoopy logo’d on the front.
HOMME Jagged Parker – ¥8,200 / HOMME Jagged Pullover – ¥7,400 / HOMME Jagged Pants – ¥6,000 (All Before Tax)
Jagged Junior Parker – ¥6,400 / Jagged Junior Short Pants – ¥4,400 (All Before Tax)
The collection also features men’s sizes with chic colours as well as junior sizesーthe latter of which is exclusive to online orders.
PRINTED SHIRTS PAJAMA
Shirt – ¥6,200 / Short Pants – ¥4,400 / Room Shoes – ¥3,200 (All Before Tax)
Featuring patterns all over, this individual item set is perfect for the spring and summer season. Each piece is made from a mix of recycled cotton that make it feel super comfortable to wear.
HOMME Shirt – ¥6,400 / HOMME Half Pants – ¥5,400 / Shirt – ¥6,200 / Short Pants – ¥4,400 (All Before Tax)
There men’s sizes of this set too so it’s perfect as a pairing gift.
Merch For Snoopy Fans
SLEEP Tissue Case – ¥4,800 (Before Tax)
Eco Cup – ¥1,000 (Before Tax)
There’s also a selection of merchandise that Snoopy fans will love including a tissue box cover, eco cup, and more. Who better to spend your time with at home during the lockdown than Snoopy?
© 2020 Peanuts Worldwide LLC
Peanuts Collaboration Items
Released: May 14, 2020
Snoopy Japan Official Website: http://www.snoopy.co.jp/
Escape From The Labyrinth of Time with Cardcaptor Sakura in This New Escape Game
Approximately 6 million people worldwide have stepped up to the thrilling challenge of an escape game by Real Dashutsu Game. They’re now collaborating with Cardcaptor Sakura to launch a new puzzle-solving adventure called “Escape From the Labyrinth of Time” (Toki no meikyū kara no dasshutsu). The main visuals for the event along with the story have been unveiled.
The event will be launched at the world’s first ever mystery-solving theme park Tokyo Mystery Circus on April 1, 2020. The escape game will also be held in five cities across Japan. Participants are invited to join Sakura Kinomoto on a journey back in time, using the power of Sakura’s staff and cards as a Cardcaptor to solve the puzzles and crack the codes.
There’s not long to wait until the games are launched. The main visuals for the event have now been revealed. The main visuals depict Sakura at junior high school-age from the Clear Card Saga along with Sakura at elementary school-age from the Clow Card Saga.
The designs for the bonus merchandise that come with the purchase of bonus advanced tickets have also been unveiled. This includes a card with an original design of Sakura that cannot be obtained from anywhere else.
If you purchase a bonus merchandise advanced ticket, you will receive clipboard designed with the pattern on Sakura’s card book. The functional and beautiful clipboard and the cute Cardcaptor Sakura-themed card are both original merchandise that cannot be obtained from anywhere else. If you’re a fan, don’t miss out.
Plunge into the world of Cardcaptor Sakura this spring.
© CLAMP・ST／Kodansha, NEP, NHK
Real Life Escape Game: Escape From the Labyrinth of Time (Toki no meikyū kara no dasshutsu).
Game Time: 60 minutes/ Estimated Completion Time (including explanations etc) : 120 Minutes
Group Size: 4 People Max
Game Type: All start simultaneously
Tokyo Mystery Circus
Dates: April 1 – June 21, 2020
Nazo Complex Nagoya, Aichi
Dates: April 24 – July 26, 2020
Osaka secret base of scrap
Dates: June 5 – July 26, 2020
Ajito of Scrap, Tenjin, Fukuoka
Dates: May 22 – July 26, 2020
Advanced Tickets: ¥3,400
Advanced Tickets with Bonus Merchandise: ¥7,000 per person
Same Day Ticket: ¥3,900
*No same day tickets will be available if all advanced tickets have been purchased.
*If you purchase a ticket with a student discount, you must bring your student card for inspection on the day.
* For young students without ID who wish to apply a discount, the accompanying parent or guardian must bring official ID with the date of birth of the child for inspection (such as their health insurance card). If you do not bring ID, you may be asked to pay the remaining balance for a general ticket.
*Please be aware that you cannot get any kind of refund for your ticket once purchased.
Special Edition Website: http://realdgame.jp/cc_sakura/