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A few weeks more and we will be able to see FairyTail: Dragon Cry in the cinemas on May 6! The anime movie is not staying put and it has announced a few limited-time collaborations.
First is a collaboration with Kyoto ramen chain Tenka Ippin. This chain is so popular that it even has a branch in Honolulu! If you respond to the QR code available at the restaurants, you can get a special collaboration Fairy Tail: Dragon Cry porcelain bowl.The bowl features an illustration of Natsu in half-dragon form, a design bound to please both manga and anime fans, and a pun based on the movie’s slogan ‘This power, is it hope or destruction?.’ The pun is written on the bowl and reads, ‘This flavour, it is heavy or light?’ Tenka Ippin is especially popular for it’s ‘heavy’ and thick ramen broth.In addition, visitors also get the chance to win a place to the cast greetings on the opening night of the movie, so those who can should definitely visit the restaurants. Visitors will also have the chance to win a ticket to the cast greetings on the opening night of the movie.
Second is a collaboration with Sweets Paradise, an all-you-can-eat and all-you-can-drink sweets restaurant. The special menu will be available at 13 of the chain’s stores from 24 April 2017. They will also give original goods as presents.
Internet and manga cafe Space Create will give original goods to those who bring the movie ticket stub and order an item from the special menu. A new members’ card featuring a Fairy Tail design is also available.
If you order from a certain all-you-can-eat course during the campaign period at the popular Korean BBQ restaurant Anrakutei, you can enter the raffle to win a movie ticket or a clear file, as well as a raffle specifically for tickets to the stage greetings.
Tenka Ippin: Friday 21 April – Monday 15 May 2017
Sweets Paradise: Monday 24 April – Tuesday 23 May 2017
Space Create: Saturday 6 May – Friday 16 June 2017
Anrakutei: Tuesday 18 April – Thursday 18 May 2017
Tetsuya Kakihara, Aya Hirano, Rie Kugimiya, Yuuichi Nakamura, Sayaka Ohara, Satomi Sato, Yui Horie
Original Work: Fairy Tail by Hiro Mashima (Published in Kodansha’s Weekly Shonen Magazine)
Director: Tatsuma Minamikawa
Screenwriter: Shoji Yomemura
Character Design, Chief Animation Director: Hiroko Yamada
Music: Yasuharu Takanashi
Sound Director: Shoji Hata
Animation Production: A-1 Pictures
Production: Fairy Tail Movie Production Committee
Distribution：GAGA Corporation http://gaga.ne.jp/FT.DC/