Snuggle in with the cast of Chibi Maruko-nyan -- the slightly cattier Chibi Maruko-chan spinoff -- for a line of new merch coming out next month for a limited time.
The "Maruko-nyan" characters were created last year as part of the Chibi Maruko-chan 30th anniversary celebrations, and they're back this year in a line of keyrings, handkerchiefs, pencil bags, and more trinkets.
Acrylic Keychains (more variations):
Stuffed Animal Drawstring Bag:
The items will be available as part of the "Good Night, Chibi Maruko-nyan Fair" November 3-19. Fans can pick their goodies up at Chibi Maruko-chan Land, Ani-Cute, and various Fuji TV shops.
Source: Anime! Anime!
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