Mega Man & Dr. Wily Caps to be released in Collaboration With NEW ERA®
30.March.2018 | FASHION
Capcom video game franchise Mega Man has teamed up with headwear and apparel brand NEW ERA® to release two caps: a Mega Man design and a Dr. Wiley design.
The front of the Mega Man cap features a large print of the character’s serial number “DRN.001”. On the back is an embroidery of Mega man himself as well as an E Tank tag in retro 8-bit designs. The cap also dons Mega Man’s iconic blue colour, including under the visor.
Mega Man fans are definitely going to want to pick up one of these two caps, which look like the start of a battle sequence when lined up next to each other!
How to Unlock Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection’s Hidden Stage
Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy was released worldwide for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC (Steam), and Nintendo Switch on February 25, 2020 as an updated version of the original title Mega Man Zero Collection released in 2010 for the Nintendo DS which compiles all four of the Mega Man Zero games. Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy added Mega Man ZX and Mega Man ZX Advent into the collection in addition to several new features.
Today, the unlock conditions for the Z-Chaser hidden stage “Mega Man Antique” have been revealed. Additionally, the CD cover for the music compilation Mega Man Zero & ZX Sound Box, which was released on Wednesday, has also been unveiled.
What are the unlock conditions for the hidden Mega Man Antique stage?
Z-Chaser challenges players to race against the clock and clear all the stages. As more and more players have posted their clear times for the stages, the conditions have finally been discovered to unlock the hidden Mega Man Antique stage. To do this, you must clear all 12 stages of Z-Chaster from the beginning and get an S rank or above. But this clear condition doesn’t come easy.
Tips on dealing with trash mobs and gimmicks, and how to take down bosses
Recommended button settings and equipment
The Japanese development staff, the “Chasers,” posted a walkthrough on the best way to achieve the clear condition to unlock the hidden stage.
6-Disc Mega Man Zero & ZX Sound Box
Box Sleeve – Hero Side Illustration by 中山 徹
The Mega Man Zero & ZX Sound Box is a remaster of all the music across all six titles. It was released on Wednesday.
Digi Stack – Mega Man Zero Side Illustration by 中山 徹
Box Sleeve – Heroine Side Illustration by 中山 徹
Digi Stack – Mega Man ZX Side Illustration by Makoto Yabe
Makoto Yabe, the character designer and scenario writer for the Mega Man ZX series, also drew one of the CD cover illustrations.
The 6 discs feature remastered 199 songs from across the Zero and ZX games, including 9 new songs written for Mega Man Zero/ZX Legacy Collection, bringing it up to a total of 208 tracks. This is the first time the songs for Mega Man Zero 4, Mega Man ZX, and Mega Man ZX Advent have been released on CD. It also includes the song Promise – Next New World – from Mega Man Zero 4 with vocals.
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New Era, who are known for their headwear series, started developing high-quality bags and apparel in recent years. They have now developed their very first randoseru backpack.
A randoseru is a kind of firm and sturdy backpack often used by elementary school students. Its most appealing and distinctive features are the large smooth flap and slightly rounded corners.
Randoseru: ¥75,000 (Before Tax)
This randoseru backpack was developed to hype up the daily lives of new students eagerly anticipating the start of the 2021 academic year.
Colour samples from New Era’s 59FIFTY® baseball cap visor sticker inspired the black and gold colour scheme. New Era’s logo designs can be seen all over the bag. It even comes with a cap clip for you to carry your headwear. The new randoseru bags are set for release in April 2020.
This fashionable randoseru bag is full of beautiful details and is just what you need to start your next school year.
Official Website: http://www.neweracap.jp/
One Piece x New Era® Collaborate On Limited Edition Rucksacks
Headwear and apparel brand New Era® is collaborating with the internationally-beloved hit anime series One Piece, which turned 20-years-old on Sunday (October 20), to release a stylish new rucksack from the PREMICO webstore.
The rucksack takes inspiration from the Straw Hat Pirates and fuses it with New Era’s iconic street fashion style.
The bag’s outer pocket features delicate embroidery of the crew’s skull logo as well the name “STRAW HAT” in all-caps.
The interior design of the rucksack features a print of an old-fashioned map and bears a cushioned pocket with plenty of room for stashing your tablet, notebook laptop or other items.
There’s also a side pocket for carrying a bottle. The charm dangling from the outside pocket features a ship anchor for that extra pirate aesthetic.
The bag comes in a black colour with a standard unisex silhouette, meaning it can easily be incorporates in a wide variety of styles.
Each bag also comes with a cap clip with the One Piece logo on one side and the New Era logo on the other.
This is a limited edition rucksack with only 2,000 being made, making this a must-grab for all fans!
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NEW ERA x ONE PIECE Official Rucksack Collaboration
Release Date: October 21, 2019
Delivery: Mid January 2020
Price: ¥19,800 (Does not include tax or shipping fee)
Official Website: https://iei.jp/op48pr/
Capcom Officially Announces Mega Man Live-Action Movie
Japanese video game developer and publisher Capcom have officially announced the first-ever Hollywood live-action adaptation of the internationally acclaimed game franchise Mega Man.
Mega Man, known as Rockman in Japan, first arrived on the gaming scene in 1987 for the NES. Since then the game has spawned countless sequels and spin-offs with the entire series selling over 32 million copies (as of June 2018).
Even 30 years on, the franchise continues to be lauded and enjoy popularity with everyone from the younger generation and hardcore gamers for the character’s iconic looks the tight gameplay.
As well as games, the series has given rise to merchandise, comics, an anime series and movie and more. The latest game in the main series Mega Man 11 was just released worldwide on October 2 and in Japan on October 4.
The live-action adaptation will be produced by Chernin Entertainment (Planet of the Apes series) along with Japanese-American actor Masi Oka (Heroes), directed and written by Ariel Schulman and Henry Joost (Paranormal Activity 3 and 4) and distributed by 20th Century Fox.
Mega Man (Tentative Title)
Release Date: TBA
Mega Man 11
Platforms: PlayStation®4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, Microsoft Windows
Worldwide – October 2, 2018
Asia – October 3, 2018
Japan – October 4, 2018
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Yohji Yamamoto & New Era® Team Up to Release New Skull & Rose Pattern Items
21.April.2018 | FASHION
New items have arrived in Yohji Yamamoto and New Era’s® collaborative series and are available from April 18.
The key motif of this season’s release is the skull and rose design that was featured Yohji Yamamoto Homme in the fall and winter season back in 2014. The new line-up includes caps, a rucksack, t-shirts and hoodies.
59FIFTY® – ¥15,000 (+tax) each
The skull and rose patterns on the brims and linings of the clothing items will no doubt up the ante in your fashion style.
Cotton Tee – ¥16,000 (+tax) each
You can’t overlook the t-shirts or jackets either, which also feature the simple logo like on the black hoodies.
The items in this line can be purchased from Yohji Yamamoto company stores as well as at New Era® Tokyo, New Era® Osaka, New Era® Fukuoka, New Era® Kyoto, and via the New Era® Online Store. They are gaining rapid popularity so make sure to check them out ASAP.
New collaborative item of “Yohji Yamamoto” and New Era, “9TWENTY™” is now on sale
01.March.2018 | FASHION
The first collaborative curved visor cap created by “Yohji Yamamoto” and “New Era” called “9TWENTY™” is now on sale at Yohji Yamamoto’s directly managed shops/official dealers, NEW ERA® TOKYO、NEW ERA® OSAKA、NEW ERA® FUKUOKA、NEW ERA® KYOTO、NEW ERA® Online Store (http://store.neweracap.jp) from the 28th of February (Wed.).
“Yohji Yamamoto” and New Era have been creating collaborative caps of “59FIFTY®,” a well-known standard line of baseball caps. This time, they started selling the collaborative model, 9TWENTY for the first time.
The cap has a small logo stich on the front and is probably the simplest line of caps they have created. It can be said that it is a basic item which is totally different from the existing capsule collection caps.
Don’t miss this new simple cap!
New Era releases new cap collection made using Japanese-produced melton cloth
19.November.2017 | FASHION
Melton is a popular type of cloth used worldwide. Using an original light melton produced in Bishu, New Era are releasing a new cap collection using the premium fabric.
New Era was established in 1920. The company is internationally renowned for its iconic headwear and apparel, and is the only official cap producer for major league baseball.
The melon used in the caps is thick cloth that is smooth to the touch, the same used to make winter coats such as pea and duffel coats. The fabric is like felt and has heat insulation to ensure the inside stays warm. Because of this, the same fabric is used in stadium jackets and military wear.
The hats comes in black, navy, charcoal and grey. Each cap has a white logo, and the warm fabric has a sporty feel to it.
Don’t miss out on New Era’s new cap collection using melton produced in Japan.
From “New Era Cap Company” comes the second collaboration with “Pokémon” to release caps in the ongoing headwear series. The first releases in the series came out in September and proved to be incredibly popular. The new line-up will include caps that take on the design of everyone’s favourite Pokémon.
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This cap comes with a Pokémon logo design in an arch type font, and there is a Pokéball embroidered on the back. There will also be a “Kids 59FIFTY®” release with the same design.
The Pokémon League is a championship tournament that Pokémon trainers can enter once obtaining all the gym badges in a certain region. This cap features all 8 gym badges from the Kanto Region in the Pokémon world on the left side.
This collection of caps come with designs of several different Pokémon. Each cap also features the number of each Pokémon as registered in the National Pokédex. There will also be “Kids 59FIFTY®” releases with the same design.
From the left: Bulbasaur (#001), Charmander (#004), Squirtle (#007), Pikachu (#025), Snorlax (#143), and Mew (#151).
Pallet Town (“Masara Town” in Japan) is the home of Ash Ketchum (“Satoshi” in Japan) from the Pokémon anime and the place he leaves to become a Pokémon Master. The cap is completely white which represents the description of Pallet Town as featured in the series. In Japan, the town noticeboard of Pallet Town describes it as “the colour of pure-white beginnings.”
There’s no question you’ll be popular with the other kids when you’re out in town wearing your Pokémon cap!