Giant Snorlax Cushions Are A Bad Idea

[Image: SAZANAMl]
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Make that, owning a giant Snorlax cushion is a terrible notion. The concept of them is fine. The reality is not.

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As Kotaku previously posted, Bandai Namco is releasing a huge Snorlax cushion that measures 130cm (4.2 feet) across and 150cm (4.9 feet) tall.

[Images via Bandai]
[Images via Bandai]

It seems like a good idea. And hey, what’s 52,000 yen (US$516)?

But, as seen in these tweets below, getting that huge thing in rather typical Japanese dwellings is a pain.

People seemed surprised how big the Snorlax cushion actually was. Well, duh!

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Unable to get the box inside, it looks like this Twitter user unpacked the cushion outside to finally bring it in.

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It’s like getting a roommate who sleeps all the time.

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Which seems about right.

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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.

DISCUSSION

Makes me feel better about not having a snorlax