Mr. Osomatsu x Tower Records Promote Anime’s 3rd Season With Collaboration
Tower Records is set to begin promoting the third season of the TV anime series Mr. Osomatsu from January 28 at 18 Tower Records stores, 3 Tower Records Cafes, and the Tower Records official website. Additionally, the Tower Records Cafe branches in Omotesando, Nagoya Sakae SKYLE, and Umeda NU Chayamachi will be serving up a themed menu made specially for the collaboration.
Mr. Osomatsu x Tower Records Collab Main Visual
Mr. Osomatsu x Tower Records Collab Merch
Acrylic Key Ring (6 Designs) | ¥880 Each (Tax Included)
Pins (6 Designs) | ¥660 Each (Tax Included)
Die Cut Stickers (6 Designs) | ¥330 (Tax Included)
A4 Folder | ¥660 (Tax Included)
Acrylic Stands (6 Designs) | ¥1,650 Each (Tax Included)
Eco Bag | ¥1,100 (Tax Included)
Mug | ¥1,650 (Tax Included)
Black T-Shirt | Sizes: S, M, L, XL | ¥3,980 Each (Tax Included)
Mr. Osomatsu x Tower Records Collab Cafe
There are two different menu line-ups that will be sold at different periods, but the following items will be available for both.
Available in both menus
Compliance Sure Sure Sweets Plate | ¥1,290 (Before Tax)
Osomatsu Tomato Orange Soda / Karamatsu Butterfly Milk / Ichimatsu Grape Soda / Choromatsu Kiwi Lemon / Todomatsu Dragon Fruit Yoghurt / Jyushimatsu Mango Milk | ¥850 Each (Before Tax)
Takeout Bottles (6 Designs) | ¥900 Each (Before Tax)
Osomatsu’s Hot Berry Chocolate | ¥1,290 (Before Tax)
Karamatsu’s Blue Glass Parfait | ¥1,290 (Before Tax)
Choromatsu’s Matsu Matcha Pancake | ¥1,290 (Before Tax)
Ichimatsu’s Purple Cabbage Peperoncino | ¥1,490 (Before Tax)
Jyushimatsu’s Pumpkin Gratin | ¥1,490 (Before Tax)
Totty’s Roast Beef Tortilla Bouquet | ¥1,490 (Before Tax)
Cafe Bonus Items
This marks Tower Record’s third collaboration with Mr. Osomatsu, the last two being held in 2016 and 2017. The stores will also sell a special selection of collaborative merch, and seven major Tower Records stores will also have Mr. Osomatsu promos and displays on show. Fans can get their hands on a range of bonus items by dining at the cafe too, where you can order to eat-in or take out.
Mr. Osomatsu Escape Game Heads to Fukuoka
SCRAP’s Mr. Osomatsu themed escape game “Escape From the Black Market Empire,” which is currently taking place in Tokyo, Nagoya, and Osaka, has proven so popular that it’s set to open in Fukuoka on August 1.
Exclusive merchandise when buying select tickets: glass, coaster, business card, and card case
Sticker Set ¥300 / Folder ¥1,000 / Pins ¥500 / Acrylic Keyrings ¥800 / Mini Tote Bags ¥2,000 (Tax Included)
The escape game, which is called “Escape From the Black Market Empire,” features an original voiced story (recorded by the original voice actors) that has players using their smartphones to communicate with the six Matsuno siblings. They must work with them to help repay their debt.
The event also has its own exclusive merchandise. In Fukuoka, it will be held at SPACE on the Station on the 6th floor of SOLARIA STAGE which is located not even a minutes’ walk from Nishitetsu Fukuoka (Tenjin) Station.
Mr. Osomatsu Escape Game: Escape From the Black Market Empire
Start Date: August 1, 2021
Venue: SOLARIA STAGE (6th Floor – SPACE on the Station)
General Tickets: ¥2,700
Advance Tickets w/Merchandise: ¥5,700
Official Website: https://realdgame.jp/osomatsusan/
Rilakkuma x Tower Records Collaboration Includes Exclusive Merchandise and Themed Cafe Menu
Tower Records has announced Rilakkuma x Tower Records Campaign 2021, an event set to run from August 4 to August 29. The retail music chain is joining paws with Rilakkuma and company for a campaign with the theme “Wow, what a surprise!” at Tower Records stores, their online shop, and Tower Records Cafe.
Merch collab line-up
Tower Records has collaborated with Rilakkuma every year since 2009. This year sees the arrival of brand new original merchandise, a CD, and themed cafe.
The merchandise will be available at 27 Tower Records stores, Tower Records Cafe Omotesando, and online. Enjoy adorable original artwork of Rilakkuma, Korilakkuma, Chairokoguma, and Kiiroitori. There’s lots of freebies to get your hands on too – check out the line-up below.
Available at 27 Tower Records stores, Tower Records Cafe Omotesando, and the online shop
Available at Tower Records Shibuya, Tower Records Cafe Omotesando, and the online shop
Free character cards with every purchase
Red Rilakkuma zabuton floor cushion
For this year’s campaign, Rilakkuma fans can win themselves a zabuton floor cushion too. For a chance to win, you need to sign up online.
Tower Records x Rilakkuma CD cover
Postcard included with CD
The eighth Tower Records x Rilakkuma CD includes background music for doing yoga. There are 15 popular J-pop tracks in total which can be enjoyed for just chilling out to as w2ell.
Themed cafe menu
The cafe collaboration at Tower Records Cafe Omotesando takes on an American diner theme. Takeout drinks will also be available at the Nagoya Sakae SKYLE and Umeda NU Chayamachi branches too.
At Tower Records Omotesando
Table mats at Tower Records Omotesando
Rilakkuma, Korilakkuma, Chairokoguma, and Kiiroitori themed dishes, drinks, and desserts
Receive a free fan when you book a table in advance
Receive a free postcard when you order from the collab menu
Set of 3 original stickers
Free postcard when ordering from the Special Menu
Free postcard when you order a takeout bottle
Collect all six stamps in the stamp rally to win a poster
During the campaign, for every piece of merchandise ordered, you’ll receive one of four possible character cards. 20 people who also scan the QR codes included on the cards by September 12 will be randomly chosen to win either a white Rilakkuma zabuton cushion or a ¥3,000 Tower Records gift card.
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Rilakkuma x Tower Records Campaign 2021
Running: August 4, 2021 – August 29, 2021
Zabuton Cushion Applications
Submission Page: Tower Records Online
Submission Period: July 15, 2021 – August 29, 2021
Pre-Orders: July 15, 2021
Release Date: August 4, 2021
Locations: Tower Records Cafe Omotesando / Tower Records Cafe Nagoya Sakae SKYLE (Takeout Drinks Only + Closed August 17) / Tower Records Cafe Umeda NU Chayamachi (Takeout Drinks Only + Closed August 16)
Menu ①: August 4, 2021 – August 13, 2021
Menu ②: August 14, 2021 – August 22, 2021
*Table bookings mandatory
Pui Pui Molcar x Tower Records Collaboration Merchandise Releases
To promote the Blu-ray and DVD release of the stop-motion animation series Pui Pui Molcar, Tower Records is releasing a merchandise collection at 27 of their branch stores as well as online on July 27. Participating stores will also feature special voice announcements as well as hand out special receipts.
Pui Pui Molcar x Tower Records Acrylic Keyrings | 6 Designs | ¥770 (Tax Included)
Pui Pui Molcar x Tower Records A4 Folder | ¥880 (Tax Included)
Pui Pui Molcar x Tower Records Lunch Tote Bag | ¥1,650 (Tax Included)
Pui Pui Molcar x Tower Records White T-Shirts (S/M/L/XL) | Exclusive to Tower Records Shibuya, Shinjuku, and Online | ¥3,980 (Tax Included)
Pui Pui Molcar x Tower Records Black T-Shirts (S/M/L/XL) | Exclusive to Tower Records Shibuya, Shinjuku, and Online | ¥3,980 (Tax Included)
The adorable items feature the Pui Pui Molcar characters carrying a Tower Records shopping bag in their mouths. One of them includes DJ Molcar, and original character designed for this collaboration. The items also include the catchphrase ‘PUI PUI MUSIC.’
Customers at participating stores will also get to hear voice recorded lines by the Molcars when they go to the listening machines.
Collaboration Poster Designs
All who purchase the Pui Pui Molcar Blu-ray or DVD at Tower Records or TOWERmini will also get a special receipt design, and select stores will also feature panel exhibits.
Pui Pui Molcar x Tower Records
Pre-Orders: July 7, 2021
Release Date: July 27, 2021
Participating Branches: Shibuya/Shinjuku/Sapporo Pivot/Sendai PARCO/Ikebukuro/Akihabara/Kichijoji/Kawasaki/Yokohama Vivre/AEON Laketown/Urawa/Ario Kawaguchi/Tsudanuma/Shizuoka/LaLaport Iwata/Nagoya PARCO/Nagoya Kintetsu Passe/Odaka/Suzuka/Osaka Marubiru/Nanba/Umeda NU Chayamachi/Abeno Hoop/Kobe/Hiroshima/Shizuoka PARCO/AMU Plaza Hakata City/Online
Mr. Osomatsu Merch Lottery Draw Opens in Japan
D-techno released its 10th online lottery draw on May 24 to win a range of Mr. Osomatsu merchandise.
¥690 per turn of the lottery
The Mr. Osomatsu Web Kuji Lottery series has been running since September 2017. This will mark its 10th run, which began on May 24, the same date as the Matsuno sibling’s birthdays. The line-up features a range of items with illustrations that have been popular in previous instalments. The merch also comes in a special box featuring a design of a sibling of your choice.
This run includes tapestries, pins, acrylic stands, and more.
Mr. Osomatsu’s 10th Web Kuji – Anniversary Select
Running: May 24, 2021 at 18:00 (JST) – July 6, 2021 at 17:59 (JST)
Item Shipping (Japan): Early-Mid September 2021
Hetalia World★Stars Themed Cafe to Open at Tower Records
Tower Records has announced a collaboration with the Hetalia World★Stars anime series which will take place at three TOWER RECORDS CAFÉ branches: in Shibuya and Umeda NU Chayamamachi from June 9 and Nagoya Sakae SKYLE from June 22.
The cafe collaboration will see two different menus served across two periods. See the Information section at the bottom for more details.
The cafe collaboration’s main visual
Menu ① Line-Up
Gutentag! Assorted Germany Plate / Dobrý den! Czech Style Goulash / Ahoj! Slovakian Kapustnica Set – ¥1,500 Each (Tax Included)
Buono! Panna Cotta & Tiramisu Set / Anmitsu Parfait – ¥1,300 Each (Tax Included)
Italy’s Bicerin / Germany’s Spezi / Japan’s Matcha Milk / Czech’s Berry Lemonade / Slovakia’s Honey Wine-Style Apple Juice – ¥800 Each (Tax Included)
Menu ② Line-Up
C’est bow! Big Brother’s Special Pot-au-feu / Hello! England’s Meat Pie / Здравствуйте! Our Beef Stroganoff – ¥1,500 Each (Tax Included)
Hi! Hero’s Special Muffins / Hào chī! Sesame Seed Dango & Annin Tofu – ¥1,300 (Tax Included)
America’s Cherry Cola Float / England’s Biscuit Tea / France’s Rose Ginger Ale / Russia’s Varenye Tea / China’s Floral Jasmine Tea – ¥800 Each (Tax Included)
Available in Menus ① and ②
Pochi-kun’s Latte | ¥800 (Tax Included)
Takeout Bottle Drink | ¥972 (Tax Included)
Menu Order Bonus Items
Menu ① Postcard
Menu ② Postcard
Menu ① Business Card Set (3 Included)
Menu ② Business Card Set (3 Included)
Menu ① Sticker (You must book a table in advance to receive)
Menu ② Sticker (You must book a table in advance to receive)
Pins | ¥440 Each or Full Set ¥4,400 (Tax Included)
Key Rings | ¥880 Each (Tax Included)
Mini Character Acrylic Stands | ¥990 Each (Tax Included)
Folder Set (2 Included) | ¥990 (Tax Included)
Acrylic Diorama | ¥3,850 (Tax Included)
Hetalia World★Stars is a manga series by Hidekaz Himaruya that’s serialised in Jump Comics+. In promotion of the new original net anime series which began airing on April 1, Tower Records has teamed up with the popular franchise to create a themed cafe experience with food, drinks, and desserts.
Fans can also get their hands on a selection of cafe-exclusive merchandise featuring their favourite characters including Italy, Germany, America, England, France, Russia, China, Czech, and Slovakia. These items are also available at Tower Records’ online shop in Japan.
Since you have a time limit of 80 minutes to dine at the cafe, you can book a table in advance, which also earns you some freebie merch. Tickets are now available. Additionally, if there is a free table on the day, you can also go straight in. Same-day tickets are available in limited quantities.
Hetalia World★Stars x TOWER RECORDS CAFÉ
TOWER RECORDS CAFE Shibuya
Menu ①: June 9, 2021 – June 21, 2021
Menu ②: June 22, 2021 – July 4, 2021
Address: Tower Records Shibuya (Floor 2F), 1-22-14 Jinnan, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
TOWER RECORDS CAFE Nagoya Sakae SKYLE
Menu ①: June 22, 2021 – June 28, 2021
Menu ②: June 29, 2021 – July 4, 2021
Address: SKYLE (Floor 9F), 3-4-5 Sakae, Naka-ku, Nagoya-shi, Aichi-ken
TOWER RECORDS CAFE Umeda NU Chayamachi
Menu ①: June 9, 2021 – June 14, 2021
Menu ②: June 15, 2021 – June 20, 2021
Address: NU Chayamachi (Floor 6F), 10-12 Chayamachi, Kita-ku, Osaka-shi, Osaka
*There are two menus available with different food and bonus merch
Buy Merch Online: https://tower.jp/hetalia
*The merch will be available both online and in-store at TOWER RECORDS CAFE Shibuya and Umeda NU Chayamachi on June 9 and subsequently TOWER RECORDS CAFE Nagoya SKYLE on June 22
Idol Group Tsubaki Factory Features on Tower Records Shinjuku’s NO MUSIC, NO IDOL? Poster
14.May.2021 | MUSIC
In promotion of their upcoming album 2nd STEP, which will hit shelves on May 26, Japanese idol group Tsubaki Factory was featured in Vol.242 of Tower Record Shinjuku’s idol project NO MUSIC, NO IDOL?.
Tsubaki Factory in NO MUSIC, NO IDOL Vol.242
Tsubaki Factory formed in 2015 as members of Hello Project, an all-female idol group project managed by UP-FRONT AGENCY. The eight-member group made their debut with the release of their first single Hatsukoi Sunrise/Just Try!/Uruwashi no Camellia in 2017. In the same year, they receive the Newcomer Award from the 50th Japan Cable Awards.
Their forthcoming 15-track album 2nd STEP will include six singles from their fifth to their current as well as three additional tracks and six brand new ones. Tower Records is handing out posters and postcards to fans who pre-order or buy the record at select stores.
Receive a free NO MUSIC, NO IDOL? poster and postcard
Posters and postcards will be given to fans who purchase any of the three editions of 2nd STEP at the select Tower Records branches below. Available in limited stock on a first-come, first-served basis, those who pre-order the album will be given priority of posters and postcards over those who purchase it after its release.
Participating Branches: Sapporo PIVOT/Sendai PARCO/Shinjuku/Yokohama Vivre/Niigata/Shizuoka/Nagoya PARCO/Umeda NU Chayamachi/Hiroshima/Takamatsu Marugamemachi/Fukuoka PARCO/Naha
2nd STEP will be released in 3 editions
First Press Limited-Edition A (CD+Blu-ray+48 Page Booklet) | ¥8,800 (Tax Included)
First Press Limited-Edition A includes the album, all versions of the music videos from the group’s 5th single to their current release, a Blu-ray featuring a behind-the-scenes shoot of the album cover photos, and an 48-page A4-size photo book.
First Press Limited-Edition B (CD+DVD) | ¥5,500 (Tax Included)
First Press Limited-Edition B includes a DVD featuring the footage taken from a drama event hosted by the group.
Regular Edition (CD) | ¥3,300 (Tax Included)
Get a freebie with your purchase at Tower Records
Purchasing the new album at Tower Records, TOWERmini, or the Tower Records online store will earn fans the below-pictured A4 folder. Available in limited stock on a first-come, first-served basis, those who pre-order the album will be given priority of folders over those who purchase it after its release.
Tsubaki Factory – “2nd STEP”
Release Date: May 26, 2021
Tower Records Official Website: https://tower.jp
Blue Lock Manga Series Announces Exhibition in Shibuya to Promote 14th Volume
07.May.2021 | ANIME&GAME
In promotion of the 14th volume of Muneyuki Kaneshiro’s manga series Blue Lock, an exhibition will take place at SpaceHACHIKAI inside Tower Records Shibuya in Tokyo from May 15 to June 6.
Buy merch and receive these items free
Character illustrated cards
This will be Blue Lock‘s first-ever exhibition since it began serialisation in 2018. It will feature displays of manga drafts, uncoloured illustrations, and more. There will also be a special spot for taking photos. A collection of exclusive merchandise will be available for fans to buy, as well as free bonus items when a purchase it made.
BLUE LOCK EXHIBITION
Running: May 15, 2021 – June 6, 2201
Opening Hours: 19:30-20:00 (Last Entries 19:30)
Location: Tower Records Shibuya Floor 8F (SpaceHACHIKAI)
Event Details: https://towershibuya.jp/news/2021/04/26/153196
Tower Records Shibuya Official Website: https://towershibuya.jp/
Mr. Osomatsu Themed Hotel Rooms Open Across Japan
KADOKAWA has announced that it’s taking the Mr. Osomatsu themed hotel room from EJ Anime Hotel at Tokorozawa Sakura Town in Saitama, which ran from December 3, 2020 to March 31, 2021, to six hotels in Sapporo, Nagoya, Osaka, and Hakata starting on April 28.
Mr. Osomatsu anime freebies for guests
Design of the free mask case
The ‘EJ’ of EJ Anime Hotel stands for ‘Entertainment Japan.’ The hotel aims to have guests living inside the stories they love from a wide range of Japanese media from anime to manga, movies, tokusatsu SFX movies, idol culture, and more. As well as room decorations and the exclusive merch that will be on sale, the hotel is also offering a new kind of accommodation experience by incorporating videos, sounds, lighting, and more. Its restaurant will also offer a selection of food and drink in collaboration with various series including all-out full course dinners.
Due to its popularity with guests, the Mr. Osomatsu themed anime room is heading to six locations across Japan which are listed below.
Mr. Osomatsu Room
Bookings: Now Open
Running: April 28, 2021 – June 30, 2021
Capacity: Up to two people per room (Twin Rooms only)
Official Website: https://tokorozawa-sakuratown.jp/hotel/
Sapporo Excel Hotel Tokyu
Nagoya Sakae Tokyu REI Hotel
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Shin Osaka Esaka Tokyu Rei Hotel
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Hakata Excel Hotel Tokyu
This Mr. Osomatsu Merchandise is Created From the Perspective of a Cat
Japanese video game developer and product manufacturing company D-techno released a new collection of Mr. Osomatsu merchandise on Friday with designs imagined from the perspective of a cat. The items are available as part of a lottery draw running until May 7 where fans can win the items.
A-Prize: Giant Cloths (6 Designs)
B-Prize: Acrylic Diorama Stands (6 Designs)
C-Prize: Hand Towels (6 Designs)
D-Prize: Acrylic Key Rings (6 Designs)
E-Prize: Mini Acrylic Stands (6 Designs)
F-Prize: Pins (6 Designs)
Bonus Prize: Coaster (6 Designs) | Available for every 5 items bought in one transaction
The Full Line-Up
There are six designs for each piece of merchandise, each for a different one of the Matsuno siblings. The prizes range from an enormous cloth to pins. The fun collection is a must for fans of the series.
Who is your favourite of the sextuplets?
Mr. Osomatsu Cat Collection
Japanese Product Name: おそ松さんのWEBくじ「おいでぼくらの子ネコちゃん」
Order Window: March 25, 2021 – May 7, 2021 (Last orders at 18:59 on the final day)
Buy Here (Japan): https://web-kuji.jp/lotteries/osomatsusan_9
Mr. Osomatsu Anime Themed Interior Products Release to Deck Your Home Out With
Japanese interior shop UselessUse laboratory have teamed up with the popular manga series Mr. Osomatsu to release a collection of interior goods inspired by the six Matsuno brothers. Orders are available until April 19 at UselessUse laboratory’s online shop.
Plate Set (6 Included) | ¥9,900 (Tax Included)
Blankets (6 Designs) | ¥8,800 Each (Tax Included)
Table Clocks (6 Designs) | ¥6,600 Each (Tax Included)
The line-up includes a collection of table clocks, blankets, and plates, each in a different colour to represent the six siblings from Mr. Osomatsu. Perfect for anime fans to deck their houses out with. And for every item bought, fans will receive an illustration of the six brothers enjoying some relaxing at-home time.
UselessUse laboratory Mr. Osomatsu Merchandise
Order Window: March 24, 2021 – April 19, 2021
Shipping: Late August 2021
Online Shop: https://www.uselessuse-lab.com/
Mr. Osomatsu Releases Merchandise Collection in Collaboration With Ani-Art
Japanese anime merchandise website AMNIBUS recently released its third collection of Mr. Osomatsu items in collaboration with Ani-Art.
<12 Designs> Acrylic Stands ¥800 Each / Full Set ¥9,600 (Before Tax)
The box containing the full set of acrylic stands
<12 Designs> Acrylic Key Rings ¥680 Each / Full Set ¥8,160 (Before Tax)
The box containing the full set of acrylic key rings
<12 Designs> Pins ¥430 Each / Full Set ¥5,160 (Before Tax)
The box containing the full set of pins
The collection features designs of all 12 of the Matsuno siblings. Who is your favourite?
AMNIBUS x Mr. Osomatsu 3rd Collaboration
Released: March 15, 2021
Mr. Osomatsu x Rascal the Raccoon Collaboration Launching
Nippon Animation has released a collaborated collection between The TV anime series Rascal the Raccoon and the TV anime series Mr. Osomatsu. The collection is called “Mr. Ras-Matsu” and it’s available for purchase in the form of a lottery draw from March 25 on Rakuten Collection.
S-Tier Prize: Die-cut Collection (6 Designs)
A-Tier Prize: Acrylic Calendar (2 Designs)
A-Tier Prize: Mr. Osomatsu Fan club member exclusive Acrylic Calendar (15 Designs)
B-Tier Prize: Pouch (6 Designs)
C-Tier Prize: Acrylic Key Ring (6 Designs)
D-Tire Prize: Acrylic Stand Figure (6 Designs)
E-Tire Prize: Pins (6 Designs)
Bonus Prize: Buy 10 sets of lotteries and get 1 mini pin of your choice.
The S-Prize is a die-cut collection, the A-Prize is an acrylic calendar, the B-Prize is a pouch, the C-Prize is an acrylic key ring, the D-Prize is an acrylic figure stand and the E-Prize is a pin. Also, you will receive the Bonus-Prize, a mini pin of your choice from 6 designs, when you buy 10 sets of lotteries at once. The illustrations were drawn exclusively for this lottery collection. Everyone is a winner on this lottery draw, you will always receive a prize.
As a project linked to the Mr. Osomatsu fan club, an exclusive prize is prepared only for the club members. When you purchase a lottery on a member exclusive page and win the A-Prize, you can get an acrylic calendar with your favorite character combination from 15 designs. At the time of purchase, authentication on the fan club is required. Additionally, if you follow the official Twitter account of Rakuten Collection and retweet a prize campaign tweet during a limited period, 3 lucky people will be given the RT-Prize of all 6 designs of the E-Prize.
Don’t miss out the exclusive collection of Mr. Ras-Matsu full of cuteness.
Mr. Osomatsu x Rascal the Raccoon
Order Window: From March 25,2021 to April 8, 2021 at 11:59 (JST)
Price:¥693 per turn (tax included)
Product detail and purchase:
Mr. Osomatsu fan club exclusive prize:
Rakuten Collecgion Official Twitter: