Higurashi Fans Can Now Hug a Cushion Version of Rena's Cleaver

The cuddly weapon is now available for pre-order from Animate and Movic

Rena in Higurashi When They Cry

 

Higurashi: When They Cry makes bank on the cross between cuteness and terror. So the latest bit of merch from the deadly series — a huggable version of lead girl Rena Ryūgū's iconic cleaver — actually make a surprising amount of sense.

 

Higurashi: When They Cly - Rena's Cleaver Cushion

 

The cleaver (nata, a Japanese gardening tool) is about 82cm long and 30cm wide. It's soft and cuddly, so you can hug it or rest your head on it — but it also has a solid core, so it can be held by the handle.

 

The cushion can be used for display, cosplay, or (unlike a real knife) taking a nap on:

 

Rena's cleaver - held

Rena's cleaver - huggable

Rena cleaver - head rest

 

The cushion is now available for pre-order for 4,400 yen from Animate, Animate mail order, and Movic mail order. Pre-orders close July 21, and orders will ship out starting in October.

 

Source: Comic Natalie

 

Kara Dennison @RubyCosmos

 

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