We just can't stop thinking about him
If you're anything like Popuko and Pipimi (and us), you can't stop thinking about Hellshake Yano. Fortunately, Pop Team Epic has teamed up with the Japan Racing Association to bring us a new chapter in his epic tale!
The new video, released on YouTube, shows Yano competing in a horse race. After taking a beginners' course on racing, grabbing some lunch, and finding a horse that matches his special style, he heads for the finish line. Of course, his nickname follows him — this time thanks to the way his helmet shakes as he headbangs his way to the Winners' Circle:
Bobunemimimi-style figures in racing green are also up for grabs during the campaign:
This marks the second collaboration between the JRA and Pop Team Epic. In the first, fans could make Popuko and Pipimi avatars, with 1 million avatars unlocking a new racing-themed episode.
Kara Dennison is a writer, editor, and interviewer with bylines at VRV, We Are Cult, Fanbyte, and many more. She is also the co-founder of Altrix Books and co-creator of the OEL light novel series Owl's Flower. Kara blogs at karadennison.com and tweets @RubyCosmos.