And there are more than a dozen designs to choose from for both kids and adults.
If you’ve read the manga or watched the anime of popular titles such as Dragon Ball Z, Bleach, Naruto, One Piece and Yu Yu Hakusho, then you’ve probably know that they all came from Shonen Jump. The popular Japanese weekly manga anthology is celebrating its 50th anniversary, and they are doing it big with a brand collaboration with popular apparel brand Uniqlo.
Starting on April, Uniqlo Japan will be releasing a series of shirts with designs based on some of the popular Shonen Jump titles, all from their original manga artwork. You will be seeing shirts based on hit titles such as Hunter x Hunter, Yu-Gi-Oh!, Bleach, Dragon Ball Z, One Piece and Yu Yu Hakusho as well as other titles that are popular Japan including Saint Seiya, Hell Teacher Nube, Gintama, Cobra, Kinnikuman and more.
Each of the shirts costs at JPY 990 for adults and JPY 790 for kids and you can check the rest of the designs at the official website, no news if the shirt collection will reach overseas especially in other parts of Asia where some of the featured series are very popular. Shonen Jump will also be having a special exhibit at the Mori Arts Center Gallery at Roppongi in Tokyo. You can learn more about the exhibit here.