Mamoru Hosoda's BELLE and Summer Wars Inspire New Watches and Apparel

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Mamoru Hosoda Summer Wars watches

 

Mamoru Hosoda and Studio Chizu are teaming up with Bancolle! — a.k.a. the Bandai Fashion Collection — to bring fans watches, apparel, and goods based on two of the director's most popular films. Fans of Summer Wars and BELLE can now get their hands on shirts, limited-edition watches, and more inspired by the films' characters.

 

Goods for the 2009 Summer Wars include shirts, hoodies, portrait towels, acrylic stands, mascot charms, acrylic keychains, and pouches, in addition to the watches:

 

Summer Wars Bancolle! goods

 

Two watches inspired by BELLE are also available:

 

Bancolle! BELLE watches

 

As well as tees, towels, acrylic stands, keychains, and pouches:

 

Bancolle! BELLE goods

 

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You can check out the whole selection over on the Bancolle! website. Pre-orders are currently open, and will close May 17. Watches will ship out starting in October of this year, with all other goods scheduled to start rolling out in June.

 

© STUDIO CHIZU

 

Source: Anime! Anime!

 

 

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Kara Dennison is the book reviewer for Sci-Fi Magazine and a regular features writer for Otaku USA Magazine. Follow her on Twitter @RubyCosmos, and read more at KaraDennison.com.
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