JR Kyoto Isetan is opening a collaboration pop up store with The Eccentric Family 2. It will be open from 13-19 September 2017.
The Eccentric Family is based on a novel by Tomihiko Morimi and tells the story of a tanuki called Yasaburo Shimogamo and his life in Kyoto with other creatures and humans. In addition to the merchandise that were also in the pop up store that opened in June, this one will also have an exhibition of copies of the manuscript and photo spots.
Furthermore, there are collaborations goods available from Kyoto City x The Eccentric family and Jeremy&Jemimah x The Eccentric Family. The series will also have a booth at the Kyoto International Manga and Anime Festival (Kyomaf) 2017!
Uchoten Kazoku 2 Pop Up Store 02
Event period: 13-19 September 2017
Venue: JR Kyoto Isetan 2nd and 3rd floor
Program for the 2nd floor: Photo spot, manuscript exhibition, map of places in Kyoto which were used in the anime, trailer
Program for the 3rd floor: Kyoto City collaboration merchandise, Jeremy&Jemima collaboration merchandise, general The Eccentric Family 2 merchandise
The Kyoto City merchandise will be a parker or sweater with the words ‘Kyoto City’ on them and different creatures from the anime will be jumping around the letters. A variety of colors is available and the parker will cost 7,560 yen (incl. tax) and the sweater 6,480 yen (incl. tax).
Jeremy&Jemimah is a shop specializing in cotton candy and located in Kyoto’s Gion. It became famous through many pictures shared on Instagram. ‘First encounter with sweets’ is their motto and they have developed their own original flavor called Zarame which is produced with a special method that makes it even better to eat. Tanuki can now be enjoyed as a ball of cotton candy thanks to the collaboration. There are four different flavors available, all of them with a very Japanese touch to them, making them perfect for a city like Kyoto. Each costs 800 yen (incl. tax).