Kofuku (means happiness in Japanese) Station in Hokkaido has attracted visitors who wanted some luck of the station's name to rub off on to them since 1970s. Now the station has two moe station goddesses, Miyuki and Megumi, to share more luck with the tourists. Hit the jump to worship them!
As you know, moe/bishoujo girls are the best promotion tools for any products in Japan recently. Otoyo-cho Yutori Farm in Kochi Prefecture starts selling snap peas featuring a moe girl named "Saya Midorino" on the package at Nichiyoichi (Sunday Market) in Kochi-city today. Check the illustrations and the products photos after the jump.
Back in March, Mukouyama Shouten started a new campaign for moe rice, featuring Ginta's illustration of rice lover Kinu Mimasaka in her school uniform. Set to debut in May, the seasonally rotating series will be revising Kinu with new 5kg rice bags, featuring the character in summer attire. Get a look after the jump.
As well known, the Super GT series has featured many "Itasha" race cars for the GT300 class. Following the success, a Formula NIPPON racing team "Project μ / cerumo・INGING" decorates its Formula cars with a bishoujo character named "Miu Yamaguchi" this year. Formula Nippon is the highest class of single seater auto racing in Japan. Check the Miu-chan's photos after the jump!
Recently Japan's Self-Defense Forces (JSDF) is well-known for their use of moe/bishoujo girls as mascot and promotional characters to attract young Japanese. The trend is still continuing. JSDF's Tottori Provincial Cooperation Office has revealed their three official bishoujo characters. Check the girls after the jump.
Illustrated rice bags featuring moe girls have been a big trend in Japan. Probably the rice taste as good as it looks. Mukouyama Shouten, a rice retailer in Osaka, starts a new campaign for moe rice at their online store on March 1. The girls on the 5 kg rice bags will change every month, it means you have to eat the 5kg rice every month. More details after the jump.
Rohto Pharmaceutical, a Japanese pharmaceutical company headquartered in Osaka, has been featuring two bishoujo characters named "Alguard Sisters" for their pollinosis countermeasures campaign since last year. This year the sisters finally have their own opening animation. Check the video after the jump.
"Gelee Mix", a fruit and vegetable flavored jellies set featuring moe/bishoujo characters, was the present from my sister who lives in Okayama Prefecture at the family party last week. The set contains five different flavors, and each flavors are represented by different moe characters voiced by popular anime voice actresses. Check the product photo report after the jump.
Following her appearance in the upcoming Avengers movie, Kotobukiya will be importing the Masahiro Takahashi sculpted bishoujo version of Marvel's sexy Russian redhead Natalia Romanova aka the Black Widow. Get an early look after the jump.
Gal Gun is a Japanese Rail shooter Bishoujo game originally released only for the Xbox 360 in January 2011. The PS3 version with additional characters is scheduled to be released on February 23, 2012. The OP movie for PS3 with a new song has posted in the web yesterday. Check the girls-dancing videos after the jump.
After teasing Shunya Yamashita's design during the summer and fall convention season, Kotobukiya has taken to Facebook to reveal the sculpted figure of the bishoujo reimagining of Storm from Marvel Comics' X-Men. Check her out after the jump.
Shoyu/Soy sauce is a traditional Japanese condiment, and Moe is a representative trend of the modern Japanese pop-culture. "Sakura Hime (Cherry Princess)" is a soy sauce brand featuring a moe girl with the same name. They have announced the new moe label for their "Sakura Hime" soy sauce bottle. Check the cute pics after the jump!
Curry rice is one of the most popular dishes in Japan. To celebrate the dish, "Toyama Curry Festa!" will be held at Grand Plaza in Toyama-city on November 19-20, where the participants can enjoy a large variety of curry all at once. As it is already becoming common in Japan, they feature a cute moe girl named "Curry-chan" to promote the event. Check her cuteness after the jump!
Seemingly the people in Japan strongly believe their last hope to survive is always moe girls. Do you remember Isumi Kazusa, a moe mascot girl of Isumi Railway in Chiba Prefecture? Another Japanese local railway, Bessho Line of Ueda Railway in Ueda-city of Nagano Prefecture, is also asking a help from a 16-year-old moe magical girl Madoka Hojo. Check her details after the jump.