Dress Like EarthBound’s Ness With New Era’s Hat Collection

21.June.2021 | ANIME&GAME / FASHION

New Era has announced its first collaboration with the Mother video game series, also known as EarthBound outside Japan. Two hats, one inspired by Ness’s hat from Mother 2, and a ‘SMAAAASH!!’ version, will be released at the Mother no Hiroba pop-up shop at Shibuya PARCO as well as at participating TOCHIBI stores in Japan on July 1.

NEW ERA® 9FIFTY™ SMAAAASH!!/Ness – ¥7,700 Each (Tax Included)

Both hats feature New Era’s iconic 59FIFTY® model, which was first released in 1954, and feature the 9FIFTY™ snapback adjuster. One is coloured red and blue with a white top, just like Ness, and the other is full black with the word ‘SMAAAASH!!’ on the front.

 

The Mother no Hiroba pop-up shop will be open at Hobo Nichijo on the 8th floor of Shibuya PARCO in Tokyo from July 1 to 11. EarthBound fans can get their hands on a range of related merchandise.

 

 

©SHIGESATO ITOI / Nintendo ©HOBONICHI

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