Interest 30 Pokka Coffee Dragon Ball Cans Offered in Japan
posted on 2011-06-03 07:30 EDT by Egan Loo
The Pokka Corporation announced on Friday that it will sell a total of 30 different kinds of Pokka Coffee Dragon Ball cans in Japan for one month only, starting in early June. The 120-yen (about US$1.50) cans will each feature an illustration of a main character from Akira Toriyama and Toei's anime franchise, from Son Goku onward. There will be 10 Pokka Coffee Original Dragon Ball Can Yōshō~Saiya-jin-hen (Original Dragon Ball Can Childhood~Saiyan Saga), 10 Pokka Coffee Otona no Black Dragon Ball Can Freeza-hen (Adult Black Dragon Ball Can Freeza Saga), and 10 Pokka Coffee Gensen Bitō Jinzō Ningen & Majin Buu-hen (Select - Lightly Sweetened Dragon Ball Can Android & Majin Buu Saga).
In addition to the individual cans, the mail-order website Pokka Club will begin offering a limited number of 10-can sets on June 6. Each 3,740-yen (US$46.40) set will include 10 postcards and a photo frame that can display the cans.
The news and survey firm Oricon notes that Pokka has sold similar cans with Kinnikuman and Fist of the North Star character illustrations for the target audience in their 30s and 40s.
Images © Bird Studio/Shueisha, Toei Animation
© Bird Studio/Shueisha, Fuji TV, Toei Animation