SSSS.DYNAZENON and SSSS.GRIDMAN Pop-Up Shops Open in Akihabara and Osaka

14.June.2021 | ANIME&GAME / FASHION / SPOT

Two pop-up shops, the SSSS.DYNAZENON @ Dash Store and SSSS.GRIDMAN @ Dash Store, are now open at Animate Akihabara and Animate Osaka Nipponbashi until June 24. The stores are themed on Tsuburaya Productions and Studio Triggers’ anime series SSSS.DYNAZENON, which began airing in April, and SSSS.GRIDMAN.

SSSS.DYNAZENON @ Dash Store

SSSS.GRIDMAN @ Dash Store

Fans of the series can get their hands on a range of pre-sale and exclusive merchandise. For every ¥2,000 spent, they can get their hands on one of five possible bromide illustrations, and if they spend over ¥3,000, they’ll enter for a chance to win a special poster.

Bromides (5 Designs)

Special Poster

 

The Line-Up

Dash Store Exclusive T-Shirts | 5 Designs | ¥7,150 Each (Tax Included)

 

Dash Store Exclusive Bottles | 2 Designs | ¥2,200 Each (Tax Included) (All come with one of 3 possible illustrated cards)

 

Dash Store Exclusive Metal Sticker Sets | 2 Designs | DYNAZENON ¥1,320 – GRIDMAN ¥880 (Tax Included)

 

Dash Store Exclusive T-Shirt | ¥2,750 (Tax Included)

 

Dash Store Exclusive Stainless Thermo Tumbler | ¥2,750 (Tax Included)

 

Pre-Sale Acrylic Stands | 5 Designs | ¥1,980 Each (Tax Included)

 

Pre-Sale Tapestries | 5 Designs | ¥3,850 Each (Tax Included)

 

Pre-Sale Pin Set | DYNAZENON ¥1,320 – GRIDMAN ¥880 (Tax Included)

 

©円谷プロ ©2021 TRIGGER・雨宮哲/「DYNAZENON」製作委員会
©円谷プロ ©2018 TRIGGER・雨宮哲/「GRIDMAN」製作委員会

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