Domo-kun Shills for 7-Eleven

In the US, 7-Eleven has introduced a host of products featuring packaging inspired by NHK’s mascot, Domo-kun. Slurpee cups will be part of the deal, and from this quote by Evan Brody, the company’s marketing manager, you can see that there’s a lot of respect for the character: “consumers love crazy Japanese shit.”

Nosigner Wins Packaging Award

Nosigner‘s beautiful packaging for Kanpyo Udon has won the Platinum Award in the food category of the prestigious Pentawards package design competition. Not only that, but his TRUSS bookshelf (below) — part of AWA, a new brand produced in cooperation with the Tokushima Wood & Bamboo Industrial Cooperative Society Confederation — is the recipient of […]