Oreo Offering Dragon Ball Goods in New Red Ribbon Army Campaign

26.April.2022 | ANIME&GAME / FOOD

On April 18, Oreo launched a campaign in collaboration with Dragon Ball, offering fans to grab some cool merchandise! The campaign is celebrating the upcoming Dragon Ball film set to release on June 11, 2022.

 

The Red Ribbon Army, once destroyed by Goku, is making its return in the new film Dragon Ball Super: Super Hero! A new character featured in the movie is the genius scientist Dr. Hedo, who eats Oreo-style cookies on screen.

 

By purchasing Oreo products during the campaign period, fans will be entered to win a film poster and script set autographed by the cast, a mug featuring Dr. Hedo eating Oreos, and an original QUO Pay Card design.

 

In addition, 1,000 people who take the four-question Red Ribbon Army Certification Test on the official Oreo Twitter account (@Oreojpn) and get all answers right during the campaign will be entered to win a Red Ribbon Army Certification QUO Pay Card! This will feature an original design with Dr. Hedo, Gamma 1, Gamma 2, Magenta, and Carmine. The quiz will change every two weeks, with fans having three chances.


Are you excited about the new film coming this summer?

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