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Kinnikuman's Robin Mask Stars in Live-Action Pollen Mask Ad

posted on 2014-01-16 23:56 EST
Popular rival-turned-ally promotes Arax's Pitta Mask

The popular character Robin Mask from Yudetamago's Kinnikuman manga and anime is starring in his first television commercial. The live-action ad promotes Pitta Mask, Arax's face mask that protects wearers from breathing in pollen, especially during allergy season. The ad premiered in 30- aand 15-second lengths on Friday, and a special movie on the making of the commercial (with no CG used) was already streaming on Arax's YouTube channel:

Robin Mask has appeared as a major character in the manga and anime since their early days. He was originally a rival for the title character, but the two gradually formed a deep friendship as they battled side-by-side. His signature moves are the Tower Bridge and Robin Special. In last year's Chōjin Sōsenkyō character popularity contest, he placed second, only below Warsman and well above Kinnikuman himself (#7).

Sources: Sports Nippon, Oricon


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