Crunchyroll is celebrating the launch of “The Secret Life of Bananyas”, a new book published by Running Press. The title will also be available through pre-order in the Crunchyroll Store.
Based on the beloved anime streaming now on Crunchyroll, this official “Bananya” guide will take readers on an adventure into the secret world of the kitties who live in bananas. This guide has everything that readers need to know about the show and all of its characters including full-color illustrations, an identification guide, playful advice facts, and memories of past adventures.
Running Press also offers a charming collectible “Bananya” mini kit, perfect for display in a home or office. In each kit, fans will find a super cute display, which can be peeled open to reveal a talking Bananya along with a mini sticker book of fan-favorite Bananya characters, perfect for jazzing up journals, letters, to do lists, planners and more.
Other “Bananya” licenses granted by Crunchyroll include apparel and accessories with Bioworld, Bluetooth speakers from Bittyboomers, puzzles from Buffalo Games, carbonated beverages from CTC Foods, apparel and accessories from Empire Apparel, fabric from Fabrique Innovations, a line of sweet vinyl figures and plush from Funko, board games from Japananime Games, novelties and pins from Just Funky, Posters from Trends International and more.
More than 1 million licensed “Bananya” products have been sold in North America to date. “Bananya” gear are currently being sold in the U.S. and abroad at Target, Walmart, Kohl’s, GameStop, Hot Topic, Box Lunch, Forever 21, Spencer’s, Barnes & Noble, Books-a-Million, Primark, George, Jay Jays and more.
Seasons one and two are available for streaming now on Crunchyroll. Season two of the adorable anime introduced more than 20 new characters to the delightful bunch.