Sony Creative Products started the 70th anniversary from October 2nd to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the serialization of Charles M. Schulz’s comic “PEANUTS”.
A special site was opened on October 2, 2019, to celebrate the 70th anniversary of the official Snoopy website in Japan. This site will serve as a portal for information related to the 70th anniversary of peanuts, such as commemorative product release information, commemorative events, and related topics, as well as an introduction to commemorative comics that will be serialized on October 2, 1950.
In addition, as a CHEER ambassador of “B.LEAGUE 2019-20 SEASON” of Japan Professional Basketball League (B.LEAGUE), friends of “Peanuts” including Snoopy were scheduled. Snoopy and Charlie Brown first appeared as ambassadors at the B1 opening game “B.LEAGUE OPENING GAME 2019 -B1“ THE ”GAME-” held at the Yokohama Arena on October 3rd. And the ambassador inauguration ceremony will enliven the venue and will continue to support them throughout the year.
In addition, all 25 volumes of the long-awaited “Complete Edition Peanuts” will be released by Kawade Shobo Shinsha to commemorate the 70th anniversary. The Japanese version of Complete PEANUTS of FANTAGRAPHICS, USA, translated by Shuntaro Tanikawa. About 2,000 episodes that have been untranslated so far have been newly translated for this complete collection, and two volumes will be published every month from October. When the entire volume is booked, purchaser benefits such as “separate volume (not for sale)” and posters that introduce art used for books other than comics are planned.
-Title: PEANUTS 70th Anniversary Snoopy Time Capsule Exhibition
-Period: December 11 (Wednesday)-Seibu Ikebukuro headquarters to start the national tour
-Planning and Production: Movic Promote Service
-Contents: An event based on the theme of “Time Capsule” and “Key”, where you go out to find the memories that popped out as soon as you unlocked the Time Capsule with the peanut gang. From adults to children, the exhibition will look back while enjoying the 70th anniversary of PEANUTS with fans, and commemorative products limited to the venue will be released.
・ Seibu Ikebukuro main store: From Wednesday, December 11 to Sunday, December 29
・ Daimaru Kyoto: Wednesday, March 11, 2020, to Monday, March 23
・ Daimaru Umeda store: Wednesday, April 29, 2020-Monday, May 11
・ Matsuzakaya Nagoya store: Wednesday, December 16, 2020, to Wednesday, December 30
* The schedule is updated on the official Snoopy website in Japan.