Appealing To Old Anime Fans In Japan

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As Japan continues to gray, one thing is inevitable: anime fans are also getting older. That’s why Bandai is teaming up with an elderly goods maker for anime-themed canes.

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Via website 1up Jouhoukyoku, have a look:

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Screenshot: ©光プロダクション ©永井豪/ダイナミック企画 ©永井豪・石川賢/ダイナミック企画, Tacaof
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Screenshot: ©光プロダクション ©永井豪/ダイナミック企画 ©永井豪・石川賢/ダイナミック企画, Tacaof

In the coming years, products like these won’t be anomalies.


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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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Bring Back Duckman!

And then you realize, these things came out in like 1971, and the kids who originally watched this stuff are well in their 50s. :(