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One Piece Manga's 1st Permanent Store Opens in Tokyo

posted on 2012-09-27 14:15 EDT by Egan Loo
Opens with 10,000+ items, including exclusive goods, on Friday

"One Piece Mugiwara Store" (One Piece Straw Hat Store), the first permanent official shop dedicated to Eiichiro Oda's One Piece pirate manga and anime, is opening on Friday at Tokyo's Shibuya Parco Part 1 shopping complex. The store will carry over 10,000 items, including "Mugiwara Store" exclusives and limited grand-opening items:

Clockwise from the upper left corner:

  • Postcard sets of the manga volume covers (1,200 yen US$15 for 11 or 6,000 yen or US$77 for 66 plus box)
  • Grand opening commemorative pin set (525 yen or US$6.75)
  • Portrait of Pirates (P.O.P) Chopperman figure (2,000 yen or US$26)
  • Grand opening commemorative hand towel (630 yen or US$8)
  • Set of 2 stick jellies featuring Thousand Sunny and pirate mark (368 yen or US$4.75)
  • Set of 15 character candies (473 yen or US$6)
  • Chopper straps (525 yen or US$6.75 each)
  • One Piece Mugs (three kinds at 840 yen or US$11 each)
  • "Boxer" pants (2,940 yen or US$38)
  • Necktie T-shirts (two kinds at 3,990 yen or US$51 each)
  • Pirate Mark T-shirts (two kinds at 3,990 yen or US$51 each)
  • One Piece A4-size clear files (four kinds at 368 yen or US$4.75 each)

The store features a life-size figure of the main lead Luffy and a retail area designed to resemble the Thousand Sunny ship's hold. Other exhibits include a Mini Merry II boat replica and a gateway decorated with the whale Laboon painted with the Straw Hat pirate mark.

While there have been earlier One Piece shops such as one that used to be in Tokyo's Sunshine City plaza, the new store is billed as the largest and the first permanent one. The Comic Natalie website posted more photographs of the store before its grand opening. The store will be open from 10:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. daily.

Sources: animeanime.jp, Comic Natalie


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