White Day Greetings — Anime Style (Part I)
posted on by Egan Loo
In Japan, it's customary for women to give chocolates to men on Valentine's Day, and men return the favor on White Day (March 14). Below are some images that anime and manga fans — both women and men — across Japan and overseas have posted to celebrate White Day.
AlicesoftAlicesoft is offering wallpaper presents on March 14 only.
Muneto Ashizawa"White Day Cats"
From March 14 to March 19, the Fate/stay night dining café is giving away original illustration cards to all diners, and it is also serving limited-time-only sweets and drinks.
Creator Hiro Mashima: "White Day. (It's probably just a Japanese thing.)"
Animate and ACOS stores nationwide are giving away a Karneval White Day Present to people who spend 500 yen (US$5) or more.
Kurano-kunchi no Futago JijōVoice message
Participating Animate, Gamers!, Toranoana, and Softmap stores are giving away nine randomly distributed Original Tirol Chocolates (White Day ver.) to people who buy certain items.
Since Saturday, the One Piece Mugiwara store in Tokyo has been giving away white chocolate-style stickers of the male cast to people who spent 1,000 yen (US$10) or more there.
Just as they did for Christmas and Valentine's Day, the 14 aspiring idol characters of the game and anime sent Tweets from their own accounts.
There are many more anime/manga/game White Day greetings and messages out there, so if you know of one we've missed, feel free to let us know in our forums or by email (newsroom at animenewsnetwork.com). Happy White Day!
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