His special birthday set will start shipping on August 21, 2020
Following the previous two sets for the protagonist Gintoki Sakata and the main heroine Kagura, Toushirou Hijikata from the Gintama franchise will also get a special birthday item set including a teddy bear doll inspired by himself from Movic. As with others, this news is revealed today on his birthday, May 5.
The "Toshiro Hijikata Birthday Set" includes a 23 cm-tall teddy bear doll holding a bottle of his beloved mayonnaise, an acryl keyholder, a tin badge, a photo card, and a photo frame featuring a newly-drawn visual of him trying to eat a bowl of mayonnaise rice.
Pre-orders for the 11,000 yen (before tax/about 103 US dollars) set will be accepted on the Animate stores across Japan, and Animate and Movic's official online stores from today to June 10. Its scheduled shipping date is August 21, 2020.
Teddy Bear (23 cm):
Acryl keyholder (7 cm):
Tin badge (7.5 cm):
Photo card (8.9 × 12.7 cm):
Photo frame (8.9 × 12.7 cm):
Gintoki Sakata Birthday Set (January 24, 2020 release):
Kagura Birthday Set (March 20, 2020 release):
Source: Animate Holdings press release
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