Entertainment & games merchandise specialist The Koyo Store secures EMEA rights to create physical pin badges based on Toei Animation’s much-loved ‘90s anime series, plus follow-up Dragon Ball Super
Entertainment merchandise specialist The Koyo Store has secured EMEA rights from Toei Animation Europe to create high quality, officially licensed collectibles based on the hugely popular Dragon Ball Z and Dragon Ball Super anime TV series.
Widely regarded as the series that made anime popular in the West, the Dragon Ball Z TV show was created by Toei Animation and first aired in 1989. Its popularity saw the franchise spawn movies, TV specials, soundtracks, video games and countless other items of merchandise.
It’s sequel, Dragon Ball Super, followed the adventures of key protagonist Goku during the ten-year ‘timeskip’ after the defeat of Majin Buu.
With Dragon Ball Z and Dragon Ball Super still huge favourites with pop culture fans, The Koyo Store is lining up a range of pin badges to celebrate these iconic brands.
Its initial Dragon Ball product line-up, available in-store and online from May, will encompass a range of collectibles based on popular characters and imagery from both anime series, including:
- Character Pin Badge Collection – including Buu, Goku, Master Roshi, Piccolo, Saiyan Goku, Saiyan Vegeta, Trunks, Vegeta, Gohan, Frieza, Krillin and Cell
- Goku & Vegeta Pin Badge Set
- Icon Pin Badge Set – including symbols for Kame, Majin, Capsule Corp, Red Ribbon, Radar and Dragon Ball
- Dragon Ball Z Symbol Pin
- Dragon Ball Super Symbol Pin
- Master Roshi Pin
- Goku Pin
- Vegeta Pin
- Gohan Pin
- Trunks Pin
The collectibles will be priced from £6.99 and will also be available for fans to buy direct at www.thekoyostore.com.