VTuber Group Hololive to Hold Second Collaboration with Joypolis for Lovely Party Event

12.January.2022 | ANIME&GAME / FOOD / SPOT

VTuber group Hololive is holding a limited-time collaboration event with Tokyo Joypolis, an indoor theme park in Daiba, from January 7 until February 27, 2022. The Lovely Party event is the second collaboration between the two. 

 

Collaboration Ticket with Bonus

 

Collaboration Goods

 

※The acrylic stands and tapestries will go on sale on different dates. 

 

Collaboration Menu

 

 

The first collaboration between Hololive and Joypolis took place in January 2021 and was met with huge success. For 2022, Roboco-san and the group’s second generation will take part in the festivities!

 

Collaboration merchandise will also be available to order at the Marui Anime Online Shop after the event concludes.

 

In addition to attraction collaborations and event-only goods with newly-drawn designs, the Frame Cafe will offer a special menu inspired by these select Hololive members. Those ordering drinks will receive clear coasters featuring their favorite VTubers! A birthday project will be held for Yuzuki Choco, who is celebrating her special day on February 14. 

 

Tickets bought during the event period will include a bonus case. These are available in eight different designs.

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    While many members of NIJISANJI have performed on stage before, this is the first time that all 16 male and female performers will be dressed in matching costumes. Although the costumes are all the same, each performer will be wearing something personalized to make them stand out and to keep their uniqueness and individuality.

     


    Check out the member’s motifs and comments below! 

     

    Merchandise

    S-seat Bonus: Acrylic Panel with Autographs / PlayPic Card with Voice Messages from the Performers

     

    Performer Comments on Matching Costumes

     

    Touya Kenmochi

     

    Individual Motif: A dagger at his hip


    Comment
    “I’ve finally got a real sword! I’m not the same person I was yesterday. Please enjoy the show!”

     

    Kanae

    Individual Motif:  An angel wing hair decoration

     

    Comment
    “When I first saw these matching costumes, everything felt real. I thought they were so gorgeous!
    For my individual motif, I chose a stylish angel wing hair decoration. 
    I made sure that my dancing looked cool and that the audience could really see my legs, so enjoy the show!”

     

    Hayato Kagami

    Individual Motif: Lapel Pins on his chest

     

    Comment
    “Thank you so much for this incredible outfit! Being true to my usual self, I’m ready to venture onstage with my usual lapel pins. (I took off my earrings in the key visual because I was afraid they’d get caught, but I promise I’ll be brave enough to wear them in the show!”)

     

    Kakeru Yumeoi

    Individual Motif: Bodypaint print on his left arm 


    Comment
    “I chose the bodypaint motif as a sign of love and peace, and a symbol of our passion for the songs we sing at our concerts. I hope you enjoy the costumes, and I hope you enjoy the show!”

     

    Akina Saegusa

    Individual Motif: An everyday accessory around his shoulders

     

    Comment
    “I really love this costume because it’s sparkly and glamourous, but it also has elements of what I usually wear!!!”

     

    Kou Uzuki

    Individual Motif: A crown

     

    Comment
    “I imagined myself as a king who would soon be standing on a massive stage. I’ve participated in the VTuber King Ranking in the past, but now I’m ready to go for the gold in this contest of music!”

     

    Shellin Burgundy

    Individual Motif: A rose on his chest


    Comment
    “This is my first time singing on stage, and I hope to be as gorgeous and mesmerizing as the rose upon my chest! Let’s raise our voices!!”
     

     

    Kizuku Yashiro

    Individual Motif: A gold nameplate on his chest


    Comment
    “This gold nameplate signifies that I’m operating at a higher state of combat power than usual.”

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    18.January.2022 | ANIME&GAME / FOOD

    From January 14 until February 6, Ikebukuro Sunshine City’s E-DINER will feature a special menu inspired by the MiHoYo otome game Tears of Themis

     

    Original Food Menu

    Minase’s Orange Pancakes: ¥990 (Tax Included) / Sakyou’s Omurice with Handmade Tomato Sauce : ¥1,100 (Tax Included) / Moritsuki’s Avocado Sandwich: ¥1,100 (Tax Included) / Izumi’s Fresh Blueberry Parfait: ¥990 (Tax Included)

     

    Original Drink Menu

    Non-alcoholic Cassis Orange / Hot Blended Coffee / Matcha Cream Latte / Violet Jelly Soda: ¥880 each (Tax Included)

     

     

    Purchase Bonus

    Guests will receive one random coaster (9 varieties) for each food or drink order.

     

     

    Merchandise

    Acrylic Stand: ¥1,320 each (Tax Included)

    Chibi Character Acrylic Stand: ¥1,100 each (Tax Included)

    Holographic Pins: ¥550 (Tax Included)

    A4-sized Clear Folder Set: ¥770 (Tax Included)

    Mug: ¥1,650 (Tax Included)

    Masking Tape: ¥440 (Tax Included)

    SNS-style Clear Sheet: ¥330 (Tax Included)

    B2-sized Tapestry: ¥3,300 (Tax Included)

    Canvas Art: ¥4,400 (Tax Included)

    Blanket: ¥5,500 (Tax Included) / On sale starting January 24

     

  • Aomori’s Be Easy Brewing and UNITED ARROWS Release Collaborative Craft Beer

    17.January.2022 | FASHION / FOOD

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    Be Easy Brewing offers a selection of unique and constantly changing beers using ingredients found in Aomori like apples, strawberries and Tsugaru rice. From IPAs to wheat ales, the company is always experimenting with different styles. This strange collaboration was born after UNITED ARROWS expressed a fascination with the high quality and incredible taste of Be Easy Brewing’s beers.

     

    ‘Apple Pie Ala Mode’ is a Berliner Weisse with a slightly sour taste combining apple juice, cinnamon, and vanilla. 

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    17.January.2022 | ANIME&GAME

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    IDOLiSH7 × NO ANiME, NO LiFE. Special Collaboration Poster

    Collaboration Poster


    Running: January 11 – January 24, 2022
    Locations: Tower Records and TOWERmini locations *Not posted at Vivre Yokohama, Nagoya PARCO, and TOWERmini Morinomiya Q’s Mall

     

    Nanase Riku In-store Announcements

    Running: January 11 – January 24, 2022
    Broadcast Locations: All Tower Records and TOWERmini stores *Excluding Vivre Yokohama, Nagoya PARCO, and TOWERmini Morinomiya Q’s Mall

    https://www.youtube.com/user/TowerRecordsJapan

     

    Special Receipts

    Special Receipt 

     

    A total of seven types of special receipts will be available, with participating members varying by store.
    Available: January 11 – January 24, 2022
    Applicable Product: IDOLiSH7 – ‘Opus’ 

     

    Standee Panel Exhibition

    Standee panels of IDOLiSH7 members will be on display at participating stores. The members on display will differ depending on the store.
    Running: January 11 – January 24, 2022

     

    Tower Records Original Bonus

    Oversized Postcard



    One oversized postcard will be given for each eligible purchase.
    Participating Locations: Tower Records, TOWERmini, Tower Records Online
    Applicable Product: IDOLiSH7 – ‘Opus’ 

     

    Tower Records Exclusive Online Lottery Campaign

    Mini Signboard

    Cheque-style Card


    10 winners will be selected by lottery.
    Purchase Deadline: January 24 at 23:59
    Applicable Stores: Tower Records Online
    Applicable Product: IDOLiSH7 – ‘Opus’ 

     

    Newly-Released Products

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    Pullover Hoodie (Camo)

    Pullover Hoodie

    Crewneck #1

    Crewneck #2

    T-shirt #1

    T-shirt #2

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    Kids Crewnecks

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    Chiyonofuji Mitsugu, nicknamed ‘The Wolf,’  was a professional sumo wrestler and the 48th yokozuna of the sport. Yokozuna is the highest rank one can achieve, and during his 21-year career, Chiyonofuji set records for most career victories and most wins in the top division, which earned him an entry in the Guinness World Records. The embroidery used in the new collection was supervised by Sawako Sakai, the creator behind the accessory and bag brand wild rose hips. These pieces will include cashmere blend organic cotton knitwear, velvet embroidered drawstring bags, and more.

     

    On January 2, 2022, KEITA MARUYAMA and Chiyonofuji’s son Go Akimoto, welcomed customers at the Ginza Mitsukoshi store.

     

    Message from Go Akimoto, Chiyonofuji Project

    When KEITA asked me to collaborate with him, I instantly said “Yes!” Instead of the typical streetwear designs that have been made under the Chiyonofuji brand in the past, these couture-like designs use embroidery, which is KEITA MARUYAMA’s specialty. These products are like rare art pieces. I hope that tons of people will come visit the shop. 



    Message from Designer KEITA MARUYAMA

    Chiyonofuji was one of the biggest stars of the Showa era. Our generation was so enthralled by his incredible sumo skills, his figure, and his charm. We called him ‘The Wolf,’ and he inspired us. I’m so happy to be able to collaborate like this after all these years. I think everything turned out wonderfully, and the embroidery is top-notch.

  • Artist Takashi Murakami and New Era to Release First Collaboration Collection

    14.January.2022 | FASHION

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    14.January.2022 | FASHION / FOOD

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    W Rich Soft-Serve Ice Cream

    My Melody Collaboration Campaign

    2022 Lucky Bag

    Blanket

    Desktop Calendar

    Tote Bag

    Soft-Serve Vanilla Ice Cream (with Strawberries and Chocolate) with Original Glass

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    Double Rich Strawberry Waffle Cone Soft-Serve with My Melody Collaboration Sleeve

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    Sleeve Design 2

    Sleeve Design 3

    Double Rich Strawberry Shortcake

    My Melody Original Pouch

    Design 1

    Design 2

     

    My Melody Original Keychain

    Acrylic Keychain Design 1

    Acrylic Keychain Design 2

     

    Participating Characters

    My Melody

    Kuromi

    My Sweet Piano

     

     

  • Baki the Grappler-Inspired Sake Available on Online Sake Shop KURAND

    11.January.2022 | ANIME&GAME / FOOD

    KURAND, an online sake store, is now selling a limited quantity of Ogre, inspired by Baki the Grappler

     

     

    Ogre is an original sake created in collaboration with the popular series, and the product’s label features an original drawing of Hanma Baki’s father. Each bottle will also come in a special box. 

     

    For this sake, Keisuke Itagaki, the author of Baki the Grappler, wanted a product with a stronger taste to fit in with the powerful characters in the series. Those buying a bottle will also receive a themed glass and coaster!

  • Midnight Maiden War Film Collaborates with Laforet Harajuku on New Campaign

    11.January.2022 | MOVIE / SPOT

    Laforet Harajuku will hold a new tie-up campaign with the upcoming film ‘Midnight Maiden War’ from January 8 until January 21, 2022, the day the movie hits theaters. The Tokyo location will feature a panel display of photos from the highly-anticipated movie. Fans can also enjoy a photo spot on-site. 

     

    During the campaign period, flyers will be handed out at the event space which will contain ‘morning ticket vouchers,’ a 10% coupon that can be used at LAFORET GRAND BAZAR from January 22 until January 30, 2022. 


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    ©2022『真夜中乙女戦争』製作委員会

  • Two Capcom Cafe Locations Offer Limited-Time Haikyu!! Collaboration Menu

    11.January.2022 | ANIME&GAME / FOOD / SPOT

    From January 7 until February 24, 2022, two Capcom Cafe locations will hold a special collaboration event featuring menu items and goods from the popular anime and manga series Haikyu!! The menu items have been announced, and the Capcom Cafe Aeon Lake Town in Saitama and the Capcom Cafe Ikebukuro locations will be posting more information on their official sites, so fans should be sure to check them out!

     

    Collaboration Menu

     

    ① Hinata’s Tamago Kake Gohan-Style Fruit Daifuku Parfait: ¥1,408 (Tax Included) 

    Sprinkle this dish with brown sugar syrup to give it a sweet kick!

     

    ② Kageyama’s Stamina Up! Indian Curry: ¥1,738 (Tax Included)
    This Indian curry with banana chutney and yogurt sauce was inspired by Tobio Kageyama’s favorite dish, Poached Egg Curry.

     

    ③ Bokuto’s Owl Cake: ¥1,738 (Tax Included)
    Baked with the image of Koutarou Bokuto in mind, this dome-shaped cheesecake is almost too adorable to eat. 

     

    ④ Akaashi’s Original Galette: ¥1,738 (Tax Included)

    This galette is covered in buckwheat flour dough and goes perfectly with a side salad. 

     

    ⑤ Kuroo’s Strawberry Coke: ¥880 (Tax Included)
    A drink made in Kuroo’s image. It was inspired by his school colors!

     

    ⑥ Kenma’s Pudding Parfait:  ¥1,408 (Tax Included)
    Inspired by the character’s hair color, this parfait is served with apple pie topping and cat cookies.

     

    ⑦ Atsumu’s Hot Caramel Cafe Latte: ¥880 (Tax Included)

    This piping hot beverage was made with caramel sauce the color of Atsumu’s hair.



    ⑧ Atsumu’s Black Sugar Syrup and Black Sesame Seed Iced Latte: ¥880 (Tax Included)

    This rich drink is perfect for those wanting something a little stronger!

     

    Menu Order Bonus: 1 Original Placemat

     

    Original Drink Order Bonus Coaster (1 selected randomly, 10 varieties) 

     

    For every ¥3,000 yen spent on the cafe menu (including tax), guests will receive one randomly-selected bromide-style postcard. (13 varieties)

     

    ©古舘春一/集英社・「ハイキュー!!」製作委員会・MBS
    ©CAPCOM CO., LTD. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.

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    11.January.2022 | ANIME&GAME / FASHION

    XLARGE, founded in 1991 on Vermont Avenue in Los Angeles, has announced a new collaboration with the popular Death Note manga series written by Tsugumi Ohba and Takeshi Obata. Sales will begin on January 1, 2022 at XLARGE and XLARGE/X-girl stores across Japan, along with the online stores calif and ZOZOTOWN. 

     

    Lineup

    XLARGE×DEATHNOTE VARSITY JACKET

    XLARGE×DEATHNOTE LIGHT AND RYUK CREWNECK

    XLARGE×DEATHNOTE LIGHT AND L HOODIE

    XLARGE×DEATHNOTE SS TEE LIGHT OG

    XLARGE×DEATHNOTE SS TEE LIGHT AND RYUK

    XLARGE×DEATHNOTE SS TEE L

    XLARGE×DEATHNOTE MISA KNITSWEATER

     

     

    Death Note was serialized in Weekly Shonen Jump from 2003 until 2006, and after the series ended it spawned films, an anime series, novels, musicals, and a live-action drama. The story follow high school student Light Yagami, who finds a mysterious notebook. This book will kill anyone whose name is written inside, and Light takes it upon himself to become the God of a new world free of evil and crime.

    The new collaboration features T-shirts, sweatshirts, jackets, and knit sweaters with designs of the characters Light Yagami, L, Ryuk, and Misa.

     

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