Adorable "sleeping bag"-themed items are awarded via lottery-style drawing from Banpresto
Banpresto is sponsoring an "ichiban kuji" ("No. 1 lottery") prize giveaway featuring a new line of limited edition Pokémon goods called the "Pikachu Nebukuro Collection". These cute toys feature signature Pokémon Pikachu wearing sleeping bags designed to looks like other Pokémon.
The line-up of possible awards include:
Charizard Sleeping Bag Pikachu, the class A prize. This stuffed toy is 25 centimeters (9.84 inches) long, and the sleeping bag is removable.
Ekans Sleeping Bag Pikachu, the class B prize. Like the A class prize, this stuffed toy is 25 centimeters (9.84 inches) long, and the sleeping bag is removable.
Eevee Sleeping Bag Pikachu, the class C prize. Like the A and B class prizes, this stuffed toy is 25 centimeters (9.84 inches) long, and the sleeping bag is removable.
The class D prize is a large bath towel, about 90 centimeters (35.4 inches) in length.
The class E prizes are Pokémon socks. Winners can choose either the Charizard Sleeping Bag or the Eevee Sleeping Bag variety.
The class F prizes are mini-mascot charms similar to the prizes for classes A - C. These toys are 8 centimeters (3.15 inches) in length.
The class G prizes are rubber keychains, featuring additional sleeping bag designs such as Gengar, Golbat, and Snorlax. These keychains are about 6 centimeters (2.36 inches) in length.
The class H prizes are a series of hand towels. These towels have an area of about 28 square centimeters (4.34 square inches).
The lottery also includes special prizes: 100 winners will walk away with a 3-piece set that combines all three sleeping bags from the prizes in class A, B, and C. Another lucky winner will earn a unique class A style prize featuring a Pikachu doll with a peaceful, sleeping expression.
Entering the Banpresto "ichiban kuji" lottery costs 620 yen ($5.18 US) per try. For more information check out the official Japanese home page here.
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