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    Friday November 27, 2020
  • Continue to Raise Perfect Angels With 2nd Round of Evangelion Tamagotchi

    This round comes in Kaworu, Mari, and Rei (temporary) flavors

    Your angel raising can continue with the second round of Evatchi's from Bandai, a portmanteau/collaboration of Evangelion and Tamagotchi. The little sweethearts (as long as you feed them!) come in styles resembling that of Kaworu, Mari, and Rei (temporary) from Evangelion 3.33. Go to heaven past the jump!

  • Friday November 13, 2020
  • Gintama and Adidas Team up for an Out of This World Collaboration

    Adidas saw the brand be parodied and decided to make it canon!

    For the upcoming release of Adidas' "adidas CASUAL Collection 2020 Fall / Winter" release, the sportswear brand threw the sports ball at Team Yorozuya, collaborating with them by having Gintoki, Shinpachi, and Kagura dressed up in new gear in brand new, more sporty, visuals of the trio. Kick past the jump to check it all out!

  • Monday November 2, 2020
  • Fire Force Teams Up With Japan's Fire and Disaster Management Agency to Aid in Recruitment

    Season 2 of Fire Force is streaming on Crunchyroll

    The second season of Fire Force is collaborating with Japan's Fire and Disaster Management Agency (FDMA) to drive up recruitment to become real-life firefighters. The fiery poster (below), along with other character posters, will be posted in fire departments and recruitment areas around Japan from November 2, hopefully cooling down once they've been put up. Heat up past the jump!

  • Saturday October 31, 2020
  • Demon Slayer x Sunshine City Exhibition Goes Online with Total Concentration VR

    The exhibit is currently on show at Ikebukuro's Sunshine City

    The latest exhibition for Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is going virtual, with the Sunshine City "Total Concentration! Urban Myths of the Sun" exhibition, which is currently being held in the SKY CIRCUS Sunshine 60 Observatory until November 23, releasing a VR version for people to enjoy the event from home. Go digital after the jump!

  • Thursday October 29, 2020
  • “Kimetsu Poverty” Trends in Japan With Parents Buying More Demon Slayer Merch

    The phrase trended in Japan on October 29 after a variety show broadcast

    As with any popular anime: if there is a series, there is merchandise for it. But for Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba, the merchandising has been turned to eleven, causing empty wallets for parents in the country with kids who are fans of the series with the term Kimetsu Binbo (Kimetsu Poverty) trending among mothers. Learn more after the jump!

  • Thursday October 22, 2020
  • Demon Slayer: Mugen Train Can Coffee Collaboration Sales Exceed 50 Million

    Pushes sales of all coffee beverages to 150% more than last October

    Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is not content with just breaking manga sales records and Japanese movie box office records, even the can coffee collaboration between the franchise and Japanese soft drink company Dydo Drinco has been exceeding popular! Learn how popular after the jump!

  • Monday October 19, 2020
  • Unit 01 Punches Tokyo Skytree in Visual for Upcoming Evangelion Collaboration Event

    The exhibition will run from December 23

    A shocking new visual was released today showing Evangelion's Unit 01 about to punch the tallest landmark in Japan, Tokyo Skytree. The visual was released alongside the announcement that the landmark will be holding a collaboration event where you'll be able to take photos with your favorite characters at one of the highest points in Japan. Learn more after the jump!

  • Wednesday October 14, 2020
  • JR Kyushu Debuts Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Train To Celebrate Upcoming Anime Film

    NHK World News shows off the limited express 'Sonic'

    Japan has Mugen Train fever! With tickets selling out and crashing websites all over the country, it's only right that not only one, but two JR companies are collaborating with the upcoming Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba THE MOVIE Mugen Train. Check out footage of the trains in action after the jump!

  • Wednesday September 2, 2020
  • All Aboard the Real Life Demon Slayer: Mugen Train in the Japanese Countryside

    Collaboration between JR and Demon Slayer makes your next train ride to Gunma a little more harrowing

    As the Demon Slayer anime film, Mugen Train, approaches, JR East and the series have collaborated to bring the journey to life via the SL Gunma trains in the prefecture in a special package deal. The older locomotives will be decked out in Demon Slayer decals with special tie-in merch and food! Hop on after the jump!

  • Wednesday August 5, 2020
  • Share a Room With Your KonoSuba Pals at the EJ Anime Hotel, Set to Open on October 1

    Collaborations will start with KONOSUBA, Railgun T, YUKI YUNA IS A HERO

    If staying in an anime hotel has been on your bucket list, Kadokawa has you sorted with the publisher opening up the EJ Anime Hotel in northeast Tokyo on November 6. The hotel will be located in Tokorozawa Sakura Town, which will be one of the biggest Japanese pop-culture hubs in Tokyo when it fully opens. Take a look at the hotel after the jump!

  • Sunday August 2, 2020
  • We Gain Some Energy to Hunt Demons With the Demon Slayer Energy Drink

    This drink featuring Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba would have never existed in the Taisho era

    Even though the TV anime series for Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba has been off for a while, it’s finally that part of the popularity of a franchise when the main key art is slapped onto any product that’ll take it. Sometimes, it’s just an existing product with Nezuko on the front, other times, it’s a Demon Slayer carbonated energy drink. Our Japan Correspondent Daryl Harding tries said energy drink after the jump!

  • Solder Your Next Robot with This Evangelion Soldering Iron

    If you're gonna make a mecha, make it in style!

    In yet another Evangelion collaboration, A.T. Field Evangelion Work and Hakko have come together to produce the A.T. FIELD dial-type temperature-controlled soldering iron, which of course is a thing. If you're building a mecha, why not do it with the soldering iron in the color of some of the most famous mechs of all time? Heat up past the jump!

  • Thursday July 30, 2020
  • GU Slays With These New UT Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Manga Collaboration Tees

    Shirts go on sale online and throughout Japan in GU stores from August 7

    You too can go out and slay demons in style with a new Demon Slayer line of T-shirts from Uniqlo's UT line and GU when the line releases both online and in-store. Jump past the read more button to see both the manga line and the anime line of tees! 

  • Thursday June 11, 2020
  • We Tasted Some of Zenitsu's Zesty Pudding from Lawson Store 100

    The chain is currently doing their own Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba campaign

    Lawson Store 100, a convenience store chain in Japan, is currently doing a promotion with Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba. As apart of that campaign, they're selling some special Zenitsu-inspired pudding, with a special sticker included! Our Japan Correspondent Daryl was able to get his hands on one and his thoughts on it will shock you!

  • Sunday May 31, 2020
  • We Chowed Down on the Angelic Special Edition Evangelion Cup Ramen

    To my surprise, Naruto in Evangelion is officially canon

    To promote the upcoming anime film, Evangelion 3.0+1.0: Thrice Upon a Time, Myojo Foods and the Evangelion franchise has collaborated on some limited-edition cup ramen, including a special Garlic and Braised Pork in Soy Sauce flavor, which our Japan correspondent, Daryl Harding, finally got to try. Check out his thoughts on the limited edition cup ramen after the jump!