Laid-Back Camp Anime Characters’ Beanies Turn Into Merchandise Using NASA’s Outlast Technology

09.March.2021 | ANIME&GAME / FASHION

Fans of Laid-Back Camp will now be able to stay warm and cosy with a new collection of beanies inspired by the same ones worn in the anime series. The beanies are now available to purchase via Village Vanguard in Japan until March 26.

Laid-Back Camp White Outlast Beanie – Rin Shima | ¥5,940 (Tax Included)

Laid-Back Camp Grey Outlast Beanie – Ayano Toki | ¥5,940 (Tax Included)

Laid-Back Camp Beige Outlast Beanie – Ayano Toki | ¥5,940 (Tax Included)

Laid-Back Camp is a slice of life manga series written and illustrated by Afro. A 12-episode anime series aired in 2020.


The beanies released are made using Outlast, a heat protection material developed by NASA that absorbs, stores and releases heat for optimal thermal comfort even in the coldest of temperatures. The material ensures a temperature of 31℃-33℃ is maintained in line with the best body temperature for humans.


So now you can look cute and stay warm just like the characters in Laid-Back Camp!




  • Laid-Back Camp Tea Now Available in Limited Quantities

    08.July.2022 | ANIME&GAME / FOOD

    Kimikura, a specialty tea shop in Shizuoka Prefecture, is collaborating with Laid-Back Camp Season 2! Fans will be able to purchase Kimikura’s popular green tea in limited edition packaging showing Rin Shima enjoying a piping hot cup. This limited edition item will be available at the Kimikura online store and Kimikura’s physical shops starting July 8, 2022. 


    The high-quality Kakegawa tea is made from leaves picked after 88 nights and has a lovely mellow fragrance and a full-bodied flavor.

    This is the third collaboration with Laid-Back Camp, and fans of the series or Rin won’t want to miss it.


    Why not rewatch Laid-Back Camp with a nice cup of this tasty tea?

  • Laid-Back Camp Collaboration Event Takes Guests on a Tour of Yamanashi and Shizuoka Prefectures

    04.July.2022 | ANIME&GAME / MOVIE / SPOT

    The globally popular slice-of-life series Laid-Back Camp is currently serialized in COMIC FUZ.


    Set in Yamanashi and Shizuoka Prefectures, Laid-Back Camp is a relaxing series following a group of high school girls going camping and enjoying their daily lives. The original comic has sold over 7 million copies, and the series has helped people around the world destress. In 2018, the first anime series premiered, inspiring a spin-off Room Camp in 2020 and a second season in 2021. An animated film will arrive in theaters on July 1, 2022.


    The series has announced a collaboration with Yamanashi and Shizuoka prefectures, which are both depicted in the work, as well as JR Central. The ‘Laid-Back Camp Dramatic Puzzle Solving Game: Two Treasure Maps and a Trip Down Memory Lane’ event will run from July 1 until August 31, 2022. The Rin Route will begin in Kofu and the Nadeshiko Route will start in Shizuoka. Participants will receive a small gift for completing each route.


    In conjunction with the event, JR Central will sell special Laid-Back Camp one-day round-trip tickets, and a collaboration train will be decorated with illustrations from the series.


    The poster for the event shows new illustrations of Rin and Nadeshiko made by Green House, the illustrators behind Bikkuriman. These illustrations will also appear on a variety of original goods!


    When Japan opens again, how would you like to journey through these beautiful areas?



  • Izu, the Setting for Laid-Back Camp, Now Offering Travel Plans

    24.May.2022 | ANIME&GAME / SPOT

    JR Tokai Tours has released a new travel plan for fans of Laid-Back Camp Season 2, which aired from January to March 2021. The tour will take place in the Izu area, which was heavily featured in episodes 10, 11, and 12. Guests can enjoy a travel plan with single lodging and original goods starting May 23 until June 29, 2022.

    Original Stickers


    The slice-of-life series Laid-Back Camp is currently serialized in COMIC FUZ.


    Set in Yamanashi and Shizuoka Prefectures, Laid-Back Camp is a relaxing series following a group of high school girls going camping and enjoying their daily lives. The series is based on the author Afro’s personal experiences and interviews, and since serialization in 2015, the series has attracted fans from around the world. The original comic has sold over 7 million copies. In 2018, the first anime series premiered, inspiring a spin-off Room Camp in 2020 and a second season in 2021.

    Four years after it was announced in 2018, a Laid-Back Camp animated film will arrive in theaters this summer.

  • Laid-Back Camp Starts Third Stamp Rally in Izu, Shizuoka Prefecture

    23.January.2022 | ANIME&GAME / SPOT

    Shizuoka Prefefcture is once again collaborating with popular anime series Laid-Back Camp for a special stamp rally. Two courses will be open from January 21 until March 21, 2022, and will take guests on a journey throughout the most gorgeous localities in the region.


    This stamp rally is the third in a series of Laid-Back Camp and Shizuoka Prefecture stamp rallys held since November 2021. 


    Those who finish the rally will be presented with a special clear folder featuring an exclusive illustration made for this event, so get traveling! 



    (C) あfろ・芳文社/野外活動委員会

  • Laid-Back Camp Stamp Rally to Promote the Beauty of Shizuoka Prefecture

    12.November.2021 | ANIME&GAME / SPOT

    Camping anime series Laid-Back Camp has taken the world by storm. The slice-of-life series is perfect for when you need to relax and daydream of time spent in the Japanese countryside. Shizuoka Prefecture has announced a special stamp rally featuring locations seen in the series from November 12, 2021 until January 10, 2022. 


    Even if you’re unable to visit during the event period, fans can find some incredible maps on the official website highlighting locations seen in the anime and manga series. These maps will be physically available at stamp rally locations. If you’re planning a trip to Japan in the future, it would be neat to try to visit these locales!

  • Laid-Back Camp Anime Releases the Jackets Worn by the Characters in the Series

    08.April.2021 | ANIME&GAME / FASHION

    Japanese outdoor brand NANGA released a collection of items last week in collaboration with the anime series Laid-Back Camp, including the jackets worn by the two main characters in the series as well as their sleeping bags. If you’re a camper yourself, you won’t want to miss out on this.

    Get a free 185mm acrylic stand when you buy a jacket

    Get a free pin when you buy the sleeping bag

    The items include TAKIBI-original down jackets as well as original 450DX sleeping bags as used by Nadeshiko and Rin in the anime series. Now fans can stay warm and cosy like those two when they’re out camping.



  • Laid-Back Camp Anime Tea, Tape & Other Merchandise to Drop This June

    16.April.2020 | ANIME&GAME

    A new collection of merchandise for the popular manga and anime series Laid-Back Camp is dropping in Japan in mid-June this year.

    Curing Tapes – ¥990 Each (Tax Included)


    Social Media Messaging Curing Tape

    Laid-Back Camp Curing Tape

    Get your hands on one of two water-resistant curing tape designsーboth made in Japanーincluding one featuring Nadeshiko and the other characters chatting on social media. Like masking tape, curing tape has a whole range of uses whether for decorating or wrapping something. And since it’s water resistant, it can be used for decoration in bathrooms, with gardening tools, outdoor equipment, and so on. It also has weak adhesion and so will not damage surfaces.

    Leather Key Rings – ¥2,750 Each (Tax Included)

    The key rings are made from natural nume leather from Japan, come in a tear drop shape, and feature designs of the series characters: Nadeshiki, Rin, Chiaki, Aoi, and Saito. Each key ring comes in a box so is great as a gift for fans of the series.

    Tinned Tea (Black tea) – ¥1,980 Each (Tax Included)

    These tea tin sets feature cute designs of the characters as social media profile pictures. After you’ve enjoyed all the tea, the tins can be reused for accessories and other small bits. And since it comes with a lid, you can take it around with you too without having to worry about anything falling out. Designs include Nadeshiki, Rin, Chiaki, Aoi, and Saito.


    ©Afro・Honbunsha / Laid-Back Camp Production Committee