From “Pui Pui Molcar” comes useful stationery for everyday use. Pre-orders are available on “Character Depart”.
Three items have been released, an A4-size “Clear File Folder”, a “Postcard Set” of 6 designs, and a plastic “Ballpoint Pen”.
They’re all everyday items you want to keep in hands reach.
The “Clear File Folder” is priced at 400 JPY (tax excluded), the “Postcard Set” at 500 JPY (tax excluded), and “Ballpoint Pen” at 600 JPY (tax excluded). Pre-orders are available on “Character Depart” until March 18, and shipping is scheduled for late April.
Currently being broadcast on TV, the anime "PUI PUI MOLCAR" will be release as a picture book around 2021 mid-Apr. throughout bookstores in Japan.
"PUI PUI MOLCAR" is the highly anticipated anime created by stop motion animator Misato Tomoki, who's taking the role of director for the first time.
The picture book is an adaptation of the series‘ first episode "Who's to blame for the traffic congestion?". With it you'll be able to enjoy the world of "PUI PUI MOLCAR" anytime, anywhere.
"PUI PUI MOLCAR" story book will be available from mid-Apr. throughout bookstores in Japan as well as online stores. Further details regarding pricing and the official book name will be revealed soon. Character books are also being planned.
(c)Misato Tomoki JGH - Shin-ei Animation/MOLCARS
"Filmarks", one of the largest movie, drama, and anime review services, announced its midterm results for the "2021 Winter Anime Filmarks Ranking".
"Pui Pui Molcar" received the highest satisfaction rate (stars), followed by "SK8 the Infinity" in 2nd and "Non Non Biyori Nonstop" in 3rd.
"Pui Pui Molcar" in 1st place is set in a world where guinea pigs have become cars. The puppet anime depicts episodes centering on various situations unique to cars.
It scored 4.36 out of 5, and received comments such as, "It's so satisfying that I can't believe its only 2 and a half minutes," "I can watch it with an empty mind," " It's just so soothing," and "It has a sarcastic message towards humans".
"SK8 the Infinity" in 2nd place is an original anime created under director Utsumi Hiroko with Ookouchi Ichirou as story editor/scriptwriter and produced by Bones.
The anime depicts the youth of the unique skaters full of enthusiasm for "S", a dangerous underground race with no rules in which they slide down an abandoned mine on their skateboards.
It scored 4.31 out of 5.
"Non Non Biyori Nonstop" in 3rd place is the 3rd season of the anime based on the laid-back countryside comedy "Non Non Biyori" by Atto, serialized in "Monthly Comic Alive".
"Asahigaoka Branch School" has only 5 students from 1st to 9th grade in total. The story depicts the inconvenient but carefree countryside life of the students at this school.
It scored 4.28 out of 5, just shy of 2nd place.
The top 3 were followed by "Laid-Back Camp Season 2" in 4th and "World Trigger Season 2" in 5th.
The other titles ranking in the top 5 for the number of Mark!s (reviews) and number of comments for each episode were "The Promised Neverland Season 2", "Kemono Jihen", "Dr. Stone Season 2", "Horimiya", and "Cells at Work!!".
[2021 Winter Anime Filmarks Ranking (Midterm Results)]
1. "Pui Pui Molcar" 4.36
2. "SK8 the Infinity" 4.31
3. "Non Non Biyori Nonstop" 4.28
4. "Laid-Back Camp Season 2" 4.22
5. "World Trigger Season 2" 4.17
■Number of Mark!s (reviews)
1. "The Promised Neverland" 1,250
2. "Pui Pui Molcar" 554
3. "Kemono Jihen" 546
4. "Dr. Stone Season 2" 535
5. "Horimiya" 534
■Number of Comments for each episode
1. "The Promised Neverland" 67
2. "Pui Pui Molcar" 63
3. "Horimiya" 60
4. "Dr. Stone Season 2" 41
5. "Cells at Work!!" 40
(C) Misato Tomoki JGH, Shin-Ei Animation / Molcars
(C) Bones, Utsumi Hiroko / Project SK8
(C) 2021 Atto, Kadokawa / Asahigaoka Branch School Management Association Season 3
From "Mobile Suit Gundam: Hathaway's Flash" comes a Gunpla of Messer Type-F02 in the HG series. Pre-orders are currently available on "Premium Bandai".
"HG 1/144 Messer Type-F02" is a 3D figure of the mass production Mobile Suit, Type-F02, which is the main force of Mafty, the anti-Earth Federation group.
The Mobile Suit was recreated with newly molded parts of Type-F02 from the film, such as the legs with "Lifting Flares". The head to recreate the commander's unit will also be included in the kit.
"HG 1/144 Messer Type-F02" is priced at 3,190 JPY (tax included). Pre-orders are currently available on "Premium Bandai", and shipping is scheduled for January 2022.
(C) Sotsu, Sunrise
From the fashion brand "HENSHIN by KAMEN RIDER" that featured "Kamen Rider", comes the art collaboration apparel with "Mark Gonzales". Pre-orders are available on the brand official website.
The product is the collaboration T-shirts, half-pants, and water repellant spray with the most leverage skateboarder "Mark Gonzales" and Tokyo's sneakers care brand "Marquee Player".
In the art collaboration with "Mark Gonzales", it features the T-shirts and half-pants in 2 colors variation. Kamen Rider is being featured on the street culture as the personal colors of the 20 Heisei Kamen Rider are used on the "Angel", which is a representative icon of "Mark Gonzales".
The collaboration with Marquee Player is the special water repellant spray with the design of the soles of 20 Kamen Riders.
Pre-orders for the collaboration items of "HENSHIN by KAMEN RIDER" are available on the brand official website.
(C) Ishimori Production, Toei
(C) Ishimori Production, Asahi TV, ADK EM, Toei
From the TV anime "Jujutsu Kaisen" comes a figure of Gojou Satoru in his "Hollow Purple" pose. Pre-orders are available on the anime/manga specialty EC website "Character Depart" from June 17, 2021.
"Jujutsu Kaisen" is originally a manga by Akutami Gege serialized in "Weekly Shonen Jump". It depicts the battle between the "Cursed Spirits", embodiments of humans' negative emotions, and the "Jujutsu Sorcerers" who exorcises them.
On December 24, 2021, the film "Jujutsu Kaisen 0" will be released. It is based on Akutami Gege's short series "Jujutsu Kaisen 0: Tokyo Metropolitan Curse Technical School", which is a prequel of "Jujutsu Kaisen", written before the main series.
"ARFX J Gojou Satoru" is a figure of Gojou Satoru, a teacher at the Tokyo Metropolitan Curse Technical School. The figure captures the scene of him performing "Hollow Purple" in its roughly 255mm size (1/8 scale).
"ARFX J Gojou Satoru" is priced at 10,819 JPY (tax excluded). Pre-orders are available on "Character Depart" from June 17 to July 11, and the figure is scheduled to be released in December 2021.
(C) Akutami Gege / Shueisha, Jujutsu Kaisen Production Committee
Collaboration items have been released by "Laid-Back Camp△ Season2" and "COBMASTER", an outdoor brand born in the U.K. They are available at "MacーHouse".
The lineup consists of T-shirt, Tunic, and Canvas Tote Bag, featuring the 5 members going out for a group camp, a collage of their scene photos, logo of Chikuwa, a pet kept in Motosu High School and Ena, and Mt. Fuji X logo on the back, which recreates the world-view of "Laid-Back Camp△ Season2" well.
The collaboration items by "Laid-Back Camp△ Season2" and "COBMASTER" are now available at "MacーHouse".
(C)Afro, Houbunsha / Outside Activities Committee
The movie of the puppet anime "Pui Pui Molcar" has been decided. The film "Tobidase! Narase! Pui Pui Molcar" will be released on July 22, 2021 for 2 weeks. The poster visual has been released as well.
"Pui Pui Molcar" takes place in a world where the guinea pigs become a vehicle, and it depicts the achievement of the healing type car "Molcar". The broadcast started in January 2021, and it has become a hot topic on social networks.
The movie will be a marathon of the 12 episodes of the anime in 3D and MX4D (certain theatres will be in 2D). With this, you will be able to see the brilliance of their big, round eyes as well as experience their fluffy fur. It was also decided that "Narase! Molcar Ball", a ball with the design of the characters that will give out a sound, will be given as the audience novelty.
The comments from the director and script writer, Misato Tomoki have been released.
"Tobidase! Narase! Pui Pui Molcar" will be released on July 22, 2021 for two weeks.
Director Tomoki's Comments
I can't believe that the Pui Pui Molcar, which was created as a corner in a children program, will get a 3D and MX4D screening in the theatres!
I believe that you will be able to enjoy this work more with Molcars jumping out of the big screen and making the "Pui Pui" sound together with everyone. I am looking forward to the film together with all of you.
(C) Misato Tomoki JGH, Shin-Ei Animation/ Molcars
The much-talked-about puppet anime "PUI PUI Molcar" will be released on Blu-rays&DVDs on July 28, 2021. This time, they thought ‘the audio commentary of over 30 minutes for the entire episode was not enough!’ so, it was suddenly decided to include additional dialog interview footage on the Blu-rays. At the same time, a comment video has arrived from director Misato Tomoki and production staff Sato Katsura, who have just finished the recording.
“PUI PUI Molcar” was broadcast in January 2021 as the first TV anime series directed by a young and talented puppet anime creator Misato Tomoki. It is a short animation of 2 minutes and 40 seconds per episode that has been trending on Twitter since it was first aired and has made a huge impact in Japan and abroad.
Even with the audio commentary for all 12 episodes as a video bonus for the software release, it is still a little over 30 minutes. There are many stories that can't be covered in this short amount of time ......, so at the suggestion of Director Misato, a dialog interview with Sato Katsura, a representative of the production staff, was realized.
Director Misato was dressed as the annoying driver of DJ Molcar from the first episode, while Sato was dressed as a bank robber from the second episode, and they talked about the difficulties and behind-the scenes stories of the production.
In addition, a comment video from both of them after the recording has arrived.
In the video, they also talk about the secret stories of the midsummer shooting and what director Misato paused to realize.
The "PUI PUI Molcar" Blu-rays will be released on July 28 for 6,800 JPY (tax not included), the DVDs for 2,500 JPY (tax not included), and the DVDs with AR tin badge set for 3,500 JPY (tax not included).
The Blu-rays, which include a dialogue interview and audio commentary, will be produced on a limited basis with a pre-order deadline of May 11.
(C) Misato Tomoki JGH, Shin-Ei Animation/Molcars
The release of the BD & DVD of "PUI PUI Molcar" that ended on March 24, 2021, has been announced.
"PUI PUI Molcar" is a TV anime series directed by up-and-coming puppet anime creator, Misato Tomoki. Since the broadcast of the first episode, it has become a trend on Twitter and caused a huge storm in and outside of Japan.
As the BD & DVD comes with the endless looping function, you can enjoy the molcars in the "Endless Molcar" specification.
The pre-order limited edition Blu-ray comes with a "Potato's Doll Multi-Stand" that you can use as a companion while watching the video or as a remote control stand. It also comes with a digital gallery that includes the art contents, 16-pages booklets that analysis on each episode and the character introduction, and other content that are irresistible for fans.
"PUI PUI Molcar" BD & DVD will be released on July 28, 2021. "Molcar Driving License" or "Original Mini Uchiwa" will be given upon purchase in certain stores.
(C) Misato Tomoki JGH, Shin-Ei Animation/ Molcars
The new school semester will start in April.
Thus, we would like to introduce the stationery with the anime character design that helps you spend this unease new life!
Ichiban Bungu Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
The product is the latest series of "Ichiban Bungu" from "Ichiban Kuji" that only consists of stationery and general goods of "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba".
The items, such as the ball pen with the metal charm of "guard of the Nichirin Blade", are filled with the image of the respective character. The last-one prize is the pen pouch that is inspired by the bamboo tube of Nezuko.
"Ichiban Bungu Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba" Product Webpage
(C) Gotouge Koyoharu/ Shueisha, Aniplex, ufotable
"'Sailor Moon Eternal: The Movie' Multi-function Ball pen with Acrylic Stand"
The product is a high-end multifunction ball pen with the anodized performed on the aluminum surface to prevent scratches and the brass chrome-plated parts.
The side of the ball pen has a nonchalant design with the laser-carving of the sailor guardians name, and it comes with an acrylic stand with the retro-pop style of the 10 sailor guardians with their guardians' stars.
"'Sailor Moon Eternal: The Movie' Multi-function Ball pen with Acrylic Stand (10 types)" Product Webpage
(C) Naoko Takeuchi
(C) Takeuchi Naoko, PNP/ "Sailor Moon Eternal: The Movie" Production Committee
"PUI PUI Molcar" Stationery Goods
The product is the stationery goods with the motif of "PUI PUI Molcar" that is suitable for everyday use.
The line-ups are an A4-sized clear file, a set of 6 postcards, and a plastic ball pen.
The product will be released in late April.
(C) Misato Tomoki JGH, Shin-Ei Animation/ Molcars
From "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba" comes useful daily items, including a 3P memo pad and neck strap. Pre-orders are available on "Character Depart".
A total of 8 types of item have been announced, which are 3P memo pad, neck strap, tin case, soft clip badge, sharpener, wood coaster, name patch, and savings box.
Each item has a design of the characters of "Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba", including Tanjirou.
Pre-orders for each item are available on "Character Depart" until June 25, 2021.
(C) Gotouge Koyoharu/ Shueisha, Aniplex, ufotable
From "The Quintessential Quintuplets ∬" come the clear files with an original illustration. Pre-orders are available on "Character Depart".
The products feature an original big design of the quintuplets in a classical clothing with a smiling expression.
"The Quintessential Quintuplets ∬ Clear File with Original Illustration" is priced at 400 JPY each (tax excluded). Pre-orders are currently available on "Character Depart".
(C) Haruba Negi, Kodansha/ "The Quintessential Quintuplets ∬" Production Committee
'MOGURA Stationery', a brand that sells 'everyday use character stationery', will release pop items based on 'TIGER ＆ BUNNY' including stationery. Pre-orders are now available on their online store 'MOGU MALL'.
The collaborative items 'TIGER ＆ BUNNY Pop'n HERO' include 10 kinds of classic stationery such as plastic file folders, letter writing sets, reusable shopping bags, and hand towels.
The pop-and-cute-looking items have illustrations by Takuro Takagi that depict the 8 characters in hero costumes and their symbols.
Pre-orders for 'TIGER ＆ BUNNY Pop'n HERO' will be available at 'MOGU MALL' until June 11th, 2021.
From the movie "Detective Conan: The Scarlet Bullet" comes clear files with a newly drawn design and other items based on the theme of "special moves". They will be sold at Tom's Shop and other stores.
All the five characters depicted are Edogawa Conan, Akai Shuichi, Haneda Shuukichi, Sera Masumi, and Okiya Subaru. Products include clear files, blind 76mm badges, acrylic stands, can badge storage book with acrylic bromide, and clips.
The new items for "Detective Conan the Movie: The Scarlet Bullet" are priced at 1,100 JPY (including tax) for the Clear File 3 Set 2020, 550 JPY (including tax) for the Blind 76mm Badge, 1,980 JPY (including tax) for the Acrylic Stand 2020, 1,870 JPY (including tax) for the Can Badge Storage Book with Acrylic Bromide, and 1,045 JPY (including tax) for the Clip (total 5 kinds), respectively.
(C) 2020 Aoyama Goshou / Detective Conan Production Committee
(C) Aoyama Goshou/Shogakukan, Yomiuri Television, TMS 1996
The 2nd PV for TV anime Ahiru no Sora has been released and features the passionate plays of a freakishly tall basketball club member. Broadcasting information was released at the same time. The series will be aired on TV Tokyo’s channel 6 starting on October 2nd.
「BanG Dream! Girls Band Party!」 and its 4th tie-up with Lawson as of September the 3rd, has been revealed. The campaign is to give out a limited quantity of originals goods which will be sold on a first-come-first-serve basis
From TV anime "JoJo's Bizarre Adventure: Golden Wind" comes blazers and pants (slacks) which can be worn together as business suits inspired by Giorno Giovanna and Bruno Bucciarati. Pre-orders are available at "Premium Bandai" until Dec. 26, 2019.
“Mushoku Tensei: Jobless Reincarnation”, which had been announced to be animated, was decided to be broadcast as TV anime in 2020. In addition, the first visual depicting the four main characters and a PV by the new animation production company “Studio Bind” established for this work were released.