"Nakayoshi" Celebrates 60th Anniversary with Prizes by Banpresto

Line of crane game stuffed toys features mascot characters from 6 popular shōjo manga


Kodansha's Nakayoshi shōjo manga magazine is coming up on its 60th anniversary, and Banpresto is helping them celebrate with a line of stuffed toys available as prizes at Japanese arcades. Each toy is patterned after a mascot character from a popular comic published in Nakayoshi.


The stuffed toys include:

  • Mokona from Magic Knight Rayearth by CLAMP.
  • Luna from Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon by Naoko Takeuchi.
  • Gyopi-chan from Goldfish Warning! by Neko Nekobe.
  • Ruby from St. Tail by Megumi Tachikawa.
  • Kero-chan from Cardcaptor Sakura by CLAMP.
  • Wannyā from UFO Baby (Dā! Dā! Dā!) by Mika Kawamura.


These stuffed toys are designed to decorate carrier bags. They can be won via crane games at Japanese arcades beginning on May 19, 2015.


Source: Otajo.jp


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