Manga, Anime, Video Game illustrations(Otaku illustrations) have constant sales promotion effect in Japan.
So many products are collaborating with Otaku illustrations.
This is Pocky collaborate with “USApyon”(Yo-Kai Watch), it’s also known as Mikado in European countries.
Pocky is one of the most popular snack in Japan.
This chara give a “Kawaii” impression to consumers(even not Otaku consumers) and increase their desire to buy.
This CD album had had no relation with Urasawa but its vocalist loved so much his mangas, he tried to negotiated directly.
A number of this magazine was sold with 6 varieties of cover for 6 regions.
Each chara has a specialty thing in each region.
This is a motorcycle magazine collaborated with “Bakuon!!” ,its anime series on air from April 2016.
Bakuon!! is going to start April 2016.
Otaku illustrations and culture has become a part of Japanese life now.
You will be able to meet it all over Japan, quite amazingly frequently !