Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki Bakes Up a Regional Bread Promotion

Limited time collaboration with Pasco Shikishima Corporation includes stickers and prizes

Yatogame-chan explains Nagoya's "morning service" breakfast traditions in the Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki TV anime.

 

Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki, a manga and short form TV anime that is all about the joys of the Nagoya region, is teaming up with Pasco Shikishima Corporation, a Japanese bakery whose headquarters are in Nagoya, for a unique collaboration that includes special prizes.

 

From September 01 - 30, 2019, customers will be able to purchase special edition versions of Pasco's "Ogura Jam & Neo Margarine" sandwich rolls at supermarkets and convenience stores in the Tokai region of Japan. The sandwich rolls will include 1 of 4 randomly selected stickers featuring the characters from Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki, as well as a QR code that will allow purchasers to enter a lottery-style drawing that rewards fabulous prizes.

 

The Big Yatogame-chan mascot character poses with a sandwich roll outside of the Pasco building in Nagoya City, Aichi Prefecture.

 

The prizes include "Ogura Jam & Neo Margarine" sandwich roll-themed pillows, a visit from the "Big Yatogame-chan" mascot character to a birthday party or other group gathering (for Aichi Prefecture residents only), and the chance to appear as a background character in the second season of the Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki TV anime, which is currently in development.

 

 

The original Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki manga by Masaki Andou is serlalized in Ichijinsha's Monthly Comic Rex manga magazine. The Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki TV anime is directed by Hisayoshi Hirasawa and features animation production by WORDS in STEREO. Crunchyroll describes the series as follows:

 

After growing up in Tokyo, high school student Jin Kaito moves to Nagoya where he meets Yatogame Monaka, a fellow student who puts her Nagoya dialect on full display. With her cat-like appearance and unvarnished Nagoya dialect, Yatogame won't open up to him at all. This popular local comedy is increasing the status of Nagoya through observation of the adorable Yatogame-chan!

 

Sources:

MoCa

Official Yatogame-chan Kansatsu Nikki TV anime home page and Twitter feed (@yatogame_chan)

 

Hime poses for a Crunchyroll ad banner.

 

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Paul Chapman is the host of The Greatest Movie EVER! Podcast and GME! Anime Fun Time.

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