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Become Goku With Dragon Ball's Flying Nimbus Pillow, Kamehameha Ball

posted on 2017-09-23 12:45 EDT by Jennifer Sherman
Anime News Network's merchandise coverage sponsored by Tokyo Otaku Mode.

Ever wanted to ride Goku's Flying Nimbus cloud that appears in Dragon Ball? Now you can. Although, it probably won't move as fast as Goku's. The Bandai Premium website began accepting pre-orders for a 100-centimeter (about 39-inch) Flying Nimbus cushion on Thursday.

The cushion covered in "soft boa" fabric costs 8,000 yen (about US$71). Bandai Premium will accept pre-orders until November 7, and the cushion is slated to ship in March.

Fans not only have an official way to ride Goku's Flying Nimbus now, they can also perform his signature Kamehameha energy attack. Bandai Premium is began offering the Kamehameha Ball toy on Friday. The toy features lights, sounds, and vibrations. Fans can interact with the toy in a variety of ways with its five modes.

The Dragon Ball Super Kamehameha Ball costs 4,104 yen (US$37). Bandai Premium will accept pre-orders until November 7, and the toy is slated to ship in March.

The official YouTube channel for Shueisha's V Jump magazine began streaming a video that introduces both the cushion and ball on Thursday.

Namco's J-World Tokyo indoor theme park began offering a 3D Flying Nimbus experience on July 15. Saiyan wannabes also had the opportunity to ride Goku's magic cloud at an exhibit in 2015. In addition, some resourceful cosplayers have created their own moving Flying Nimbuses.

If becoming Goku isn't your style, there's a new way to admire the Dragon Ball character Bulma. The apparel store offshore unveiled risque Bulma T-shirts on Friday.

The store is collaborating with Dragon Ball to mark its "half birthday" after opening in Tokyo's Harajuku district in March. The new ZATUON brand designed three T-shirts for the collaboration. Each shirt is available in several colors.

The "offs" shirt costs 9,000 yen (US$80), the "poster" shirt costs 8,000 yen (US$71), and the "PUFF PUFF" shirt costs 5,000 yen (US$45). The ZOZOTOWN website began accepting pre-orders for the shirts on Saturday.

Sources: Animate Times, Anime! Anime!


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