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Sgt. Frog's Pretty Boy Squad Gets Official Doujinshi

posted on by Kim Morrissy

The five iconic members of iconic Sgt. Frog's Team Keroro are getting turned into pretty boys for Animate Girls Festival on November 9 and 10. The designs are being used to create goods that will be sold at entertainment brand SMIRAL's booth at the festival.

One of the goods on offer includes an official 20-page doujinshi featuring the pretty boys. It also includes Sgt. Frog creator Mine Yoshizuki's rough sketches. The doujinshi comes with the "Sgt. Frog Pretty Boy Invasion Plan New Release" set which consists of a bag and six postcards. The set costs 2,500 yen (US$23). Other goods on sale include acrylic stand figures, tapestries, card cases, and badges.

The characters' transformation into beautiful boys isn't random; there's a whole plot to Keroro and company's new look. The story goes that Keroro's invasion funding bottomed out and he has to earn more money if he wants keep his plans afloat. He enlists the help of Kururu who invents the Handsome Cannon: Otokoha Kekkyoku Yoyū to Seiketsu Cannon. Keroro reluctantly agrees to use the device to become a handsome guy and earn some much needed cash.

Sgt. Frog has been celebrating its 20th anniversary with a special exhibit in Shibuya Tower Records and new merchandise.

Source: Comic Natalie


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