Grapple With Baki's Yujirō Hanma Hug Pillow

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Grappler Baki fans will soon have a new way to let out their aggression and pummel the franchise's antagonist. Publisher Akita Shoten's Comiket 93 booth will offer a hug pillow cover featuring the likeness of Yujirō Hanma.

The pillow cover will recreate a certain scene from the series, and it will be available for pre-order at the booth only on Sunday. The cover will cost 9,000 yen (about US$79).

Akita Shoten's booth will also offer a Grappler Baki towel for 2,200 yen (US$19) and three varieties of T-shirts that feature Yujirō, Kaioh, and Doppo for 3,000 yen (US$26). The towels will only be available for purchase on Sunday, and the T-shirts will also only be available for pre-order on Sunday.

In addition, the booth will offer a variety of Yowamushi Pedal merchandise such as trading tin badges and key holders. Comiket 93 will be held at Tokyo Big Sight from December 29-31.

The upcoming anime adaptation of Keisuke Itagaki's Baki (New Grappler Baki: In Search of Our Strongest Hero) manga will premiere on Netflix in summer 2018 inside Japan, and in fall 2018 outside of Japan. TMS Entertainment (Lupin III, ReLIFE) will animate the 26-episode television series, which will feature the "Most Evil Death Row Convicts" arc.

Source: Animate Times

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