Interest Nitroplus Mascot Gets Hugging Pillow With Arm Parts
posted on 2011-05-31 08:15 EDT by Egan Loo
The Japanese maker Aoshima's Skynet brand is selling a life-size dakare makura pillow cover of Super Sonico (Sūpaa Soniko), the mascot of the computer game maker Nitroplus (Phantom of Inferno, Demonbane, Fate/zero, Steins;Gate). Unlike the typical daki makura (literally, "pillow for hugging") for other characters, this dakare makura (literally, "pillow for being hugged by") cover has arm-shaped mini-pillow parts attached "because what men really want is not to hug, but to be hugged back."
The 160 by 50-centimeter (about 62 by 20-inch) dakare makura cover will go on sale in August for 10,500 yen (about US$130). (The actual inner pillow is sold separately.)
Update: Also in August, Nitroplus will sell Sonicomi, the interactive software inspired by the Sonico mascot.
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