Red blood cell and platelet-themed gear makes for cute and casual cosplay
If you're in the mood to accessorize with some biologically-themed fashion items, then Cells at Work! and Premium Bandai will soon have you covered with an line of character goods including an oversized pouch, an oversized T-shirt, and a newsboy cap all designed to evoke the look of Platelets and Red Blood Cells from the popular manga and TV anime.
The Cells at Work! Red Blood Cell Design Newsboy Cap recreates the distinct silhouette of the hats worn by Red Blood Cells and includes an embroidered patch with the cell's number and designation. It retails for 4730 yen ($44.86 US) plus shipping and handling.
The Cells at Work! Platelet Design Big T-shirt is an oversized T-shirt with an image of a Platelet (and the Japanese word for Platelet in Romaji) printed on the back. It retails for 4950 yen ($46.94 US) plus shipping and handling.
The Cells at Work! Platelet Design Big Pouch is a large pouch with a removable shoulder strap designed to look like the "road closed" tape used by Platelets and a tag featuring a Platelet silhouette carrying a construction flag and leaving small footprints. It retails for 7150 yen ($67.81 US) plus shipping and handling.
All of the these items are currently available for pre-order from the Premium Bandai online store until March 22, 2021, with the final items scheduled to begin shipping in May of 2021.
Source: Anime! Anime!
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