Japanese clothing retailer, Uniqlo, has revealed a new line of t-shirts based on various Blizzard properties. This includes items inspired by Diablo, Hearthstone, Overwatch, StarCraft and World of Warcraft. The shirts all run for $14.90 and are available while supplies last over at the retailer’s website.
Uniqlo has been on a roll with the fashionable geeky shirts, including runs from Marvel, and Shonen Jump dropping in the last few months.
While we in the West are busy fighting over the best Ninja Turtle, Japan is featuring a collaboration between Splatoon 2 and Sanrio, with a tournament to decide who the best Sanrio mascot is. Similar to the Turtle collaboration, players will vote in a bracket-style matchup for the best mascot, with Hello Kitty vs Cinnamoroll taking place on May 19th, from 3pm JST, to 3pm the next day. My Melody vs Pompompurin will take place one week later, starting on May 26th.
Unique to this Splatfest is the addition of real-world merch items featuring Sanrio characters wearing Splatoon-inspired goods, which are available for pre-order in the Japanese My Nintendo Store. Hit the jump to check out the in-game goods, as well as merch.
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Well-known Japanese department store, Isetan, has announced that they’ll be hosting a capsule collaboration between A Bathing Ape and Pokémon for a limited time between August 16 – 21. The collab features Charmander, Bulbasaur, Squirtle, and Pikachu getting the BAPE treatment, along with a pattern of the characters with some Poké-Balls.
The collection will be getting a wider Japan release across BAPE stores in Harajuku, Shibuya, Nagoya, Osaka, Fukuoka, and Sapporo, as well. Hit the jump for a look at the full line of shirt designs.
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UNIQLO has unveiled the winners of their UT Grand Prix design contest after a partnership with Nintendo. The video above shows many of the designs in the entire line, which look fantastic. The Magikarp, Pikachu, Star Fox, Kirby, and Metroid designs being some of the stand-outs in the crowd for me.
For the full line, you can check out the OFFICIAL PAGE ON UNIQLO. No word on these making it to the North American UNIQLO stores, but there really isn’t any reason for them not to.