Demon Slayer x ANNA SUI Fashion and Accessory Collection Features Nezuko and Shinobu Designs
Bandai Apparel and fashion brand ANNA SUI are teaming up to release the new ‘ANNA SUI meets Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba’ clothing collection. Item orders will open on the BANDAI FASHION COLLECTION and ANNA SUI Japan Webstore sites on December 17, 2020 at 10:00am (JST).
The line-up features 48 items ranging from T-shirts to bangs, accessories, handkerchiefs, umbrellas, hats, legwear, aprons, children’s clothing, and more, all designed around the Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba characters Nezuko Kamado, Shinobu Kocho, Kanae Kocho, and Kanao Tsuyuri.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba x ANNA SUI – Nezuko Kamado Bag | ¥30,800 (Tax Included)
This bag can be easily combined with an elegant look, featuring golden metal parts to give it that ANNA SUI essence. The pink colour is inspired by Nezuko, and the bag comes with two charms: one made from hemp leaf extracted from the fabric of specially-made kimono for this collaboration, and another symbolising Nezuko’s hair ribbon, adding a touch of cuteness.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba x ANNA SUI – Nezuko Kamado Bag Cache-cœur Apron | ¥11,000 (Tax Included)
A cache-cœur one piece-style apron based on the kimono that Nezuko wears, littered with ANNA SUI-esque roses to create a cute and stylish look It combines Nezuko pink with ANNA SUI’s popular combination of black and purple.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba x ANNA SUI – Nezuko Kamado Microfiber Handkerchief | ¥1,100
A handkerchief combining designs of Nezuko-inspired roses and her ribbon. Both sides are made from microfiber so can be used for both drying your hands as well as cleaning your smartphone or glasses.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba x ANNA SUI – Kocho Sisters Tights | ¥2,640 (Tax Included)
Elegant tights branded with butterflies based on the Kocho sisters and finished with Swarovski® stones.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba x ANNA SUI – Kocho Sisters Multi Scarf | ¥3,850 (Tax Included)鬼
This handkerchief features the Kocho sisters’ butterfly hair pin and Shinobu’s haori designs coupled with roses. It’s made from polyester so can be used as a scarf or tied up to be used as a bag.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba x ANNA SUI – Shinobu Kocho Necklace | ¥14,300
A necklace inspired by the Kocho sisters’ butterfly hairpin and made to look like stained glass.
The line-up also includes a selection of children’s clothing too as part of the ‘ANNA SUI mini’ series.
ANNA SUI meets Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
Release Date: December 17, 2020 at 10:00am (JST)
ANNA SUI Official Website: https://annasui.co.jp
Melody BasKet x Touken Ranbu Clothing Collection Drops in Japan
Japanese fashion brand Melody BasKet has teamed up with the visual novel video game developer nitro+ to release a new clothing collection inspired by the popular game Touken Ranbu. The collaborative line-up dropped via the brand’s online shop and select shops in Japan on Friday (January 22).
The line-up is based on the Touken Ranbu characters Higekiri, Hizamaru, and Tsurumaru Kuninaga.
Touken Ranbu Higekiri One Piece
Price: ¥27,800 (Before Tax)
Sizes: 105 / 120 / 135 / M / L
Description: A sailor-style one piece inspired by Higekiri. Comes with a detachable embroidered brooch. Made in Japan using Japanese materials.
Touken Ranbu Hizamaru One Piece
Price: ¥27,800 (Before Tax)
Sizes: 105 / 120 / 135 / M / L
Description: A sailor-style one piece inspired by Hizamaru. Comes with a detachable embroidered brooch. Made in Japan using Japanese materials.
Touken Ranbu Tsurumaru Kuninaga One Piece
Price: ¥24,800 (Before Tax)
Sizes: 105 / 120 / 135 / M / L
Description: A sailor-style one piece inspired by Tsurumaru Kuninaga. Comes with a detachable embroidered brooch. Made in Japan using Japanese materials.
©2015 EXNOA LLC/Nitroplus
Touken Ranbu x Melody BasKet
Released: January 22, 2021
Order Window: January 22, 2021 – February 7, 2021
Delivery: Late April 2021
Where to Buy
Melody BasKet official online shop
fraisier SHIBUYA PARCO
Melody BasKet Official Website: https://melodybasket.com/
The Promised Neverland Jewellery Collection Features Emma, Norman, and Ray
Japanese collaboration licensing website Fan Fun MARKET is now taking orders for a new collection of jewellery inspired by the TV anime series The Promised Neverland which is currently airing its second season. Orders are open until February 24, 2021.
The Promised Neverland – Jewellery Line-Up
The accessory assortment includes rings and necklaces based on the main characters of the series including Emma, Norman, and Ray. The items are engraved with the characters’ serial numbers and are fitted with a coloured stone based on the colour scheme of the characters. The rings are available in Japanese sizes 7-21.
Emma Serial Ring | ¥10,000 (Before Tax)
Norman Serial Ring | ¥10,000 (Before Tax)
Ray Serial Ring | ¥10,000 (Before Tax)
The three necklaces feature a special design where if you put each of the puzzle pieces together it writes out the message “Hopefully there is light ahead.” The necklaces are 40m in size plus an extra 5cm using the adjuster.
Emma Serial Necklace | ¥11,000 (Before Tax)
Norman Serial Necklace | ¥11,000 (Before Tax)
Ray Serial Necklace | ¥11,000 (Before Tax)
The accessories are coupled with a bookmark of the character whose items you choose.
Original Jewellery Box
TV Anime “The Promised Neverland” Collab Jewellery
Running: January 21, 2021 – February 24, 2021
Available: FanFun MARKET
Buy Here (Japan): https://fanfunmarket.jp/neverland
This Japanese Cherry Blossom Lipstick Stays On Even When Wearing a Face Mask
27.January.2021 | FASHION
Japanese cosmetics brand Para Do launched a campaign via Twitter on Thursday (January 21) for people to win a limited-edition glittery cherry blossom edition of their Sakura Veil Lip lipstick.
Shiawase Sakura Set
Para Do’s Sakura Veil Lip is known for staying on the wearer’s lips even when they wear a face mask. 150 Twitter users in Japan have a chance to win a special limited-edition variant of the popular product along with a cherry blossom face mask as part of the set. The masks are available in 4 designs.
Para Do Sakura Veil Lip PK04 Shiawase Kirameku Cherry Blossom Colour | ¥770 (Tax Included)
The lipstick arrives in a glittery pink. It’s mixed with a whole range of beauty liquids and contains only a little colour to ensure lips are kept moist. It also makes sure lips don’t dry out while wearing a mask, and there is no colour transference from the lips onto the mask, making it perfect for the winter and spring seasons.
Shiawase Kirameku Lipstick Campaign
Running: January 21, 2021 – February 21, 2021
Prize: Shiawase Sakura Set (Contains the Para DO Sakura Veil Lip PK04 Shiawase Kirameku Cherry Blossom Colour and Sakura Face Mask)
How to Participate:
1.Follow @ParaDo_ on Twitter
2. Write your wish related to one of the themes #幸の縁 (happiness) #運の縁 (fortune) #結の縁 (relationships) #美の縁 (beauty) in Japanese along with the hashtag #桜お守りリップ. Full details can be found on the official website.
Ninna-ji Temple is a World Heritage Site in Kyoto famous for its cherry blossoms. A special event is being held there for the lipstick to pray for happiness happiness.
Shiawase Sakura – Prayers for luck
The base of the lipsticks are printed with one of four different prayers: one of happiness, one for luck, one for relationships, and one for beauty. The designs are random so you can look forward to seeing which you get.
Para Do Sakura Veil Lip PK04 Shiawase Kirameku Cherry Blossom Colour
(Japanese Name: パラドゥ サクラヴェールリップ PK04 しあわせきらめく桜色)
Running: January 20, 2021 until June 2021
Available: 7-Eleven convenience stores in Japan (select branches not participating)
Product Page: https://www.parado.jp/lineup/lip/sakuraveil_lip.html
D-UP x Hello Kitty Eyelash Fixer EX Launches in Japan
26.January.2021 | FASHION
If you’re looking to look as cute as Hello Kitty, then you’ll want to pick up the new D-UP Eyelash Fixer EX, a product by D-UP released in collaboration with Sanrio on Friday (January 22) at Don Quijote stores in Japan. The product will also begin rolling out at variety shops and drug stores from March 5.
D-UP Eyelash Fixer EX is a super strong glue for false eyelashes. First released in 2000, it has gone to enjoy huge popularity in Japan where it has sold over 27 million units. It is also popular outside of Japan too.
With face masks now a norm for everyone worldwide, makeup trends are now tending towards the eyes, and so D-UP is launching its 5th collaboration with Hello Kitty, a partnership which first began in 2021.
D-UP Eyelash Fixer EX552 Hello Kitty S | ¥5,990 (Tax Included)
The packaging and product design features a retro style coloured in pastel colours and Hello Kitty.
S5D-UP Eyelash Fixer EX552 Hello Kitty S
Pre-Release: January 22, 2021 @ Don Quijote
General Release: March 5, 2021
D-UP Official Website: https://d-up.co.jp/
Ikimonogakari x SPINNS Clothing Collaboration Features Band’s Official Character Ikki Monkey
Japanese 3-member pop rock band Ikimonogakari is set to release a clothing collection in collaboration with apparel brand SPINNS. The collection features a hoodie and sweater and will drop at the SPINNS Harajuku store and SPINNS official website on January 23.
Black Ikki Cafe! Sweater: ¥4,500 (Before Tax/One Size Fits All) | Grey Cute Space Ikki! Hoodie: ¥5,000 (Before Tax/One Size Fits All)
Both oversized items feature Ikimonogakari’s own original character Ikki Monkey and were drawn by popular illustrator Shirokuma Nanamin who added their signature colourful pop style to the garments.
Sonny Angel Artist Collection Releases in Collaboration With ANNA SUI
24.January.2021 | FASHION
The “Sonny Angel Artist Collection -Angel In The Bird Garden-” is set to release in Japan on January 22, 2021 which will see a collaboration with ANNA SUI ACTIVE, a luxury brand hugely popular in China. It combines the brand’s iconic and unique vision with the cute character Sonny Angel, the little angel boy who enjoys nothing more than wearing different kinds of headgear.
This marks Sonny Angel Artist Collection’s first collaboration with a brand and it takes on ANNA SUI ACTIVE’s “Bird Garden” theme, wrapping Sonny Angel up in floral designs.
The result is a cute and gorgeous new collection of Sonny Angel figurines. ANNA SUI ACTIVE’s logo is also printed on Sonny’s leg.
Release Date: January 22, 2021
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Slices Into Tokyo’s Namjatown Indoor Theme Park
The Demon Slayer hype is far from over in Japan as Namjatown, an indoor theme park managed by Bandai Namco Amusement, is set to collaborate with the critically-acclaimed, globally popular anime series with a special event titled “Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba x Namjatown ~Peaceful Days With Cats~” from February 5 to April 4.
The event features a line-up of illustrations and merchandise based around Tanjiro, Nezuko, Zenitsu, Inosuke, and Giyu playing with cats. The theme park also has several themed attractions, an original menu line-up of food and drink inspired by the anime series, and more. The merchandise is also available online in Japan via Namjatown’s official website.
Take a picture with your favourite characters at the Hashira photo spot圧
Merch examples from the Demon-Slaying ‘Total Concentration Water Breathing’ mini attraction
A Prize: Fabric Poster (5 Designs)
B Prize: Acrylic Keyrings (14 Designs)
C Prize: Clear Sheet (14 Designs)
Merch examples from the cat-finding rally attraction
Pop Stand ① (5 Designs)
Pop Stand ② (13 Designs)
Badge Collection (10 Designs) | ¥500 (Tax Included)
Name Badge Collection (15 Designs) | ¥660 Each (Tax Included)
Acrylic Stand (5 Designs) | ¥1,600 (Tax Included)
Acrylic Dioramas (5 Designs) | ¥4,500 Each (Tax Included)
Cat Illustration Sheet (20 Designs) | Given to those who buy any of the original merchandise
Original food, drink, and dessert line-up
Tanjiro’s Rice Croquette | ¥1,100 (Tax Included)
Nezuko’s Strawberry Drink | ¥890 (Tax Included)
Water Hashira Giyu Tomioka’s Mini Gozen | ¥990 (Tax Included)
Zenitsu & Inosuke’s Parfait | ¥920 (Tax Included)
Demon Slayer Pancake | ¥980
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba x Namjatown ~Peaceful Days With Cats~
Japanese Title: 鬼滅の刃×ナンジャタウン ～猫との穏やかな日々～
Running: February 5, 2021 – April 4, 2021
Namjatown Closures: March 15, 2021 – March 18, 2021
Event Details: https://event.bandainamco-am.co.jp/namja/kimetsu/
Online Shop: https://p-bandai.jp/namjaonlineshop/kimetsu-namja/list-da10-n0/
*Merch shipping in Japan in April
Official Website: https://bandainamco-am.co.jp/tp/namja/
Kingdom Anime Collaborates With Firsthand On Exclusive Merchandise
Creative and sustainable concept store Firsthand released a collection of items in collaboration on Wednesday (January 20) with the TV anime series Kingdom, which is set to begin airing its third season this April, and Japanese artist Kosuke Kawamura. The items are available to buy both online in Japan and at a pop-up store at OPEN STUDIO inside FREAK’S STORE Shibuya.
Firsthand is a Japanese brand centred on upcycling and sustainable production. Fans of the ongoing anime series can get their hands on a range of clothing items, phone cases, and more. If they head to OPEN STUDIO they’ll also find an illustration exhibit, a photo spot, and more. The gallery is also selling posters signed by Kosuke Kawamura.
Will you be watching Season 3 of Kingdom this spring?
Kingdom x Firsthand x Kosuke Kawamura Pop-Up Shop
Running: January 20, 2021 – January 25, 2021
Location: OPEN STUDIO, 1-31-1 Jinnan, Shibuya, Tokyo
Opening Hours: 10:00-20:00
TEL : 03-6415-7728
Where to buy the merchandise collection:
・OPEN STUDIO (Limited time January 20th-25th)
・Firsthand RAYARD MIYASHITA PARK (From January 26th)
・FREAK‘S STORE ONLINE (From January 24th) @ http://www.freaksstore.com/
・ZOZOTOWN (From January 28th) @ https://zozo.jp/shop/freaksstore/
Event Details: https://firsthand.jp/news/3609/
PEACH JOHN Luxury New Collection Seduces This Valentine’s Day
21.January.2021 | FASHION
PEACH JOHN released their new Valentine’s Day collection on Wednesday (January 13) at PEACH JOHN stores and their online site in Japan. It’s also available to purchase in Hong Kong, China, and Taiwan.
Full of Love Bra Set | Sizes: B-D Cup, UB 70/75 | ¥3,980 (Before Tax)
Amour Rose Bra Set | Sizes: BC-DE Cup, UB 70/75 | ¥3,980 (Before Tax)
Love Fleur Camisole Set | Sizes: S/M, M/L | ¥3,980 (Before Tax)
Bombast Cream Rich Set: ¥3,280 (Before Tax) | Peach John Hipurun Medicated White Cream Set: ¥2,280 (Before Tax) | Eros Beauty Body Milk Set ¥4,100 (Before Tax)
Happy Lovers Love Power Charge Pyjama Set (S/M, M/L): ¥4,980 (Before Tax) | Men’s Happy Lovers Love Power Charge Pyjama Set (M/L): ¥5,680 (Before Tax)
This line-up is a true luxurious treat for Valentine’s Day.
PEACH JOHN Valentine’s Collection
Released: January 13, 2021
Available: PEACH JOHN
Official Website: www.peachjohn.co.jp
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Cororo Candies to Hit Stores in Japan
17.January.2021 | ANIME&GAME
Japanese confectionery company UHA Mikakuto is collaborating with the TV anime series Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba for the 7th time with new peach flavoured versions of its Cororo gummies which will hit convenience stores, supermarkets, and drug stores in Japan on January 25, 2021.
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is a manga series written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotoge and serialised in Shueisha’s Jump Comics. The series concluded with its 23rd volume in May last year. The anime adaptation has produced a 26-episode series which aired in 2019 followed by an anime film, Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba the Movie: Mugen Train, which released last year to critical acclaim, going on to become the highest-grossing film of all time in Japan.
Cororo Oni Mori (Peach Flavoured) | ¥188 (Tax Included)
This marks the anime series’s 7th collaboration with UHA Mikakuto and its 2nd with the Kororo candy, following the cola flavour. The peach flavour of the sweet and rich gummy contains 20% peach juice. It enjoys that crisp flavour of a fresh white peach. The packaging comes in two designs: one featuring Nezuko and the other with both Nezuko and Tanjiro.
Special collaborative box
A special box has also been created for the collaboration featuring the same designs.
If you’re in Japan and are stopping by a convenience store or supermarket later this month then be on the lookout for these limited-edition gummies.
©Koyoharu Gotoge / Shueisha・Aniplex・ufotable
UHA Mikakuto Cororo Oni Mori Peach
Release Date: January 25, 2021
Available: Convenience stores, supermarkets, and drug stores in Japan
*Select stores not participating
Cororo Official Website: http://uha-cororo.jp/
Animal Crossing: New Horizons Collaborates With NARS On Claudette Collection
Makeup artist brand NARS is set to collaborate with the Nintendo Switch title Animal Crossing: New Horizons on February 5 with a face stamp, wallpaper, and outfit inspired by the brand’s Claudette Collection.
The NARS Claudette Collection is inspired by Claudette, the inimitable mother and muse to François Nars. It uses the same prints she so loved during the 70’s with clovers, butterflies, stars, and hearts.
Animal Crossing x Claudette Collection releases February 5, 2021
Animal Crossing: New Horizons players can customise their house with the Claudette Collection wallpaper featuring the same decorative prints. There’s also a special hoodie by NARS as well as face stamps.
The items can be downloaded using the following ID’s:
•Clover = MO-TMYJ-WKVW-DTL0
•Butterfly = MO-1WN7-H33L-693P
•Stars = MO-CCGX-XS83-KB8Q
•Clover = MO-9DWT-K1G0-M71K
•Butterfly = MO-2SWP-XSHR-QD5T
•Stars = MO-D4HS-FKH9-2XKY
Don’t miss these cute items heading to Animal Crossing: New Horizons on February 6, 2021.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons Official Website: https://www.animal-crossing.com/new-horizons/
Nana’s Green Tea x Häagen-Dazs Release Chocolate Matcha Glass Dessert
12.January.2021 | FOOD
Nana’s Green Tea is serving up a brand-new dessert in collaboration with Häagen-Dazs for Valentine’s Day at 77 branches in Japan. The dessert was released on January 6 and will be available up to February 14.
Matcha Chocolate Glass with Häagen-Dazs | ¥880 (Before Tax)
The dessert is a tempting sight to behold – not only is it delicious but visually appealing to the eye too, and layered with various textures so that every bite is a surprise.
The dessert is made with Häagen-Dazs’ “Sweet Chocolate” ice cream coupled with Nana’s Green Tea’s own original matcha ice cream, soft and crunchy meringue sticks, crumbled cookies, white chocolate whipped cream, and matcha chiffon cake. Sat at the bottom waiting to be discovered is a sweet strawberry sauce for a tangy kick.
Nana’s Green Tea – Matcha Chocolate Glass With Häagen-Dazs
Serving: January 6, 2021 – February 14, 2021
Price: ¥880 (Before Tax)
Available: 77 Nana’s Green Tea branches in Japan (Excluding DiverCity Tokyo Plaza, Tokyo Dome, and Iias Okinawa Toyosaki)
Official Website: http://www.nanasgreentea.com/