Tokyo’s otaku town knows how to please Kimetsu no Yaiba Fans.
One of the biggest manga / anime franchises to wow audiences in Japan and around the world in 2021 was “Kimetsu no Yaiba“, Where “Demon slayerEven now, the franchise’s popularity shows no signs of waning, especially for our reporter Mr. Sato, who is currently engrossed in the second season of. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba which is currently broadcast on Japanese television.
So when Mr. Sato heard whispers about a Kimetsu no Yaiba fukubukuro lucky bag sold in Akihabara for the New Year, he immediately went to the area to see if he could buy one.
▼ The bag is limited to one per customer at the main agency of Mulan Akiba, a chain of stores that sells new and used manga, video games, DVDs and CDs.
The fukubukuro, or “Kimetsu Bukuro“As this one is called, cost Mr. Sato 5,000 yen (US $ 43.32), which is not cheap in terms of fukubukuro, so he couldn’t help but feel a little worried if this would turn out to be good value for money or poor investment.
However, once he cut the ribbon that kept the bag closed from his prying eyes, he smiled in pleasure at what he saw.
It looks promising!
Taking his secret goods out of the bag, Mr. Sato felt like a kid opening presents on Christmas day, and he couldn’t help but let out a little cry of happiness as he saw each product, before lining them all up so we could look at them.
There were 13 items in the bag which is way more than Mr. Sato expected, so let’s take a look at what he got, as well as some of their selling prices. recommended usual.
▼ First of all, we have a rubber Sabito key chain and a Nichirine Sword key ring (1,650 yen).
Then we have a “Buddy Colle” rubber mascot (715 yen).
And look at these cute Shinobu kocho and Kyojuro Rengoku Hug Character Collection Toys (880 yen each)!
There is also a Kyojuro Flat mask case (1,628 yen).
▼ A set of 12 colored pencils (1,540 yen)
One Zenitsu agatsuma Wallet (2,178 yen)
One Giyu Tomioka Haori pouch (880 yen)
▼ And a 90 centimeters (35 inches) long (880 yen) Japanese noren curtain.
Some of the most impressive items in the bag were the Banpresto Muzan Kibutsuji Figurine, made by Bandai …
…the Nezuko Kamado Super Premium figure, produced by Sega …
▼… and the Figuarts Zero Figurine Giyu Tomioka “Breathe water”, produced by Bandai (8,250 yen).
If you’ve calculated the recommended retail prices, you’ll notice that the total cost of the items in the bag is over 18,000 yen ($ 155.91), which is far more than the 5,000 yen Mr. Sato paid for the lot!
It was a fantastic deal and one of the best Mr. Sato has found in Tokyo so far. Mulan is now on his list of places to visit in Akihabara for the future fukubukuro, and he’s sure to beat the “Guaranteed iPad and other sundries” lucky bag he picked up in the area earlier today. !
Kaitori Hanbai Ichiba Mulan Akiba Main Store / AKIBA Hotel
Address: Tokyo-to, Chiyoda-ku, Sotokanda 1-4-21
1 丁目 4-21
Hours: 10am to 9pm; Sunday 10:00 am-8:00pm
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