It looks like Japanese Kirby fans will soon have a new space to check out the latest and cutest merchandise of the pink puffball!
The official Kirby Twitter has announced that the first-ever permanent Kirby sales space will open at Kiddyland Umeda (Osaka) on 3 December 2020. As you can see above, the store will offer all sorts of official Kirby merchandise, along with the following exclusive goods:
- Kirby Pupupu Market plush (2,000 yen)
- Kirby Pupupu Market mascot plush (1,500 yen)
- Clear files (4 types, 350 yen each)
- Stickers (6 types, 300 yen each)
- Tin badges (6 types, 500 yen each)
Customers who buy goods at the store will receive their purchases in Pupupu market shopping bags. Those who purchase 1,000 yen worth of Pupupu Market merchandise will receive a postcard, while customers purchasing 4,000 yen worth of Pupupu Market merchandise will receive a drink coaster with a vinyl disk design. Those spending 5,000 yen will receive one postcard and one coaster.
There will also be goods from other official merchandise lines such “Kirby Muteki! Suteki! Closet” sweaters. Here are more previews of what will be available and some official Pupupu Market artwork (click to enlarge):
What do you think? Will you be making plans to visit this wonderful new store in the future? Feel free to share below!