“To Aru Dengeki Hime no Keri Jihanki”(The Vending Machine that the To Aru's Electric Princess kicked” is a recreation in real life of the popular park scene, where the “To Aru”'s series character, Misaka Mikoto kicked a vending machine. It will be setup in Tokyo Marunouchi Line Shinjuku Station Metro Promenade from Jan. 20 until Jan. 26, 2020.
Iori Moe-san @moe_five Misaka Mikoto
The special vending machine that was set up is a hands-on experience advertisement for the Smart Phone RPG Game “To Aru Majutsu no Index Imaginary Fest” (A Certain Magical Index: Imaginary Fest). After kicking the vending machine, a refreshing electric effect can be heard and an original character sticker (12 in totals) from this work can be received
If you are lucky, a special animation known as “Biri Biri Chance” might appear and you might also get a large amount of stickers.
The packing design for the beverages lineup in the vending machine is recreated faithfully according to those that was on sale in the “Academy City” of the work.
On the right when facing the vending machine, the park scene in the Academy City from the anime series was recreated and is attached with a large lighting style LED panelalong with an image of Misaka Mikoto using her railgun ability, was set up which as it will light up when you kick it.
On the left, a neon tube art based on Misaka Mikoto's electricity can be seen.
Further on the left, there is an album on display where you can look back at the characters that appeared in “To Aru Kagaku no Railgun(A Certain Scientific Railgun)”.
In the commemoration event for the setup, Iori Moe dressed as Misaka Mikoto appeared as a guest and demonstrated a strong kick. As there were numerous participants who kicked it with all they have while giving out a shout, the staff had to remind them to not kick it too hard.
Moreover, during this period, the development of the campaign will be shown on the special site and in the game “To Aru Majutsu no Index Imaginary Fest” as well.
Photographer: Nogi Akira (@Osefly)