K-ON! ladies make it big on the Japan National Census

Topic started by YuiAsakawa on July 27, 2010. Last post by AURON570 4 years, 1 month ago.
Post by YuiAsakawa (10 posts) See mini bio Level 9

So I guess this whole K-ON! thing is kind of big. Kind of. And what I actually mean by that is that you can see Mio, Ritsu, Tsumugi and Yui on pretty much every piece of merchandise you can humanly imagine from a coffee cup to a toothbrush. It's a big deal in Japan. And today we actually discovered that they've gone past collectibles to something even more gargantuan: their faces will grace the Japan National Census in Kyoto Prefecture. Whoa. 
 
We discovered this news on the official K-ON! website, which also points out that there's a Denny's campaign going where you can score K-ON! themed desserts as well as a crossover with Ohmi railways to sell K-ON! themed tickets. Just ... wow. I wonder if K-ON! condoms exist yet? I can see the slogan now: "You can bone your girlfriend with your choice of Ritsu, Mio, Yui or Tsumugi. ..."
Post by sotyfan16 (1,341 posts) See mini bio Level 20

Japanese culture at its finest. Having moe icons on the cover of the census is a bit much if you ask me but then again it only happens every ten years here. HOw often do they do it in Japan?

Post by sora_thekey (1,097 posts) See mini bio Level 16
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I like K-On a lot but this is too much... isn't?
Post by ShadowKnight508 (5,319 posts) See mini bio Level 19
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@sora_thekey: Agreed lol...I think that they might be taking this K-On! obsession a little too far in Japan. I can understand having like limited edition K-On! themed drinks or swag (remember the Haruhi Suzumiya Lemonade drink?) but having Denny's make a marketing meal campaign around K-On? That is just too much n_n
Post by AURON570 (565 posts) See mini bio Level 15
in any case this article was posted by Yui... o_O!
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