After a 3-year long separation, One Piece Run, sponsored by SKECHERS, is back to Hong Kong again in this late March.
The movie ‘Dragon Ball Super Broly’ launched Hong Kong from 28th Feb, attracting many fans and makes it become one of the hot topics. This popularity extends to the popular Japanese barbecue restaurant Gyu Gaku, having a collaboration between 28th Feb and 27th May.
The Kamen Riders from 2000-2019 are called Heisei Kamen Riders, which are the collective memories of the 80’s and 90’s generation. Each of the heroes has their own waist band and this time, Premium Bandai is bringing the collection to Hong Kong from 1st Mar to 10th Mar.
The famous footwear Skechers is collaborating with the world wide popular anime One Piece again, providing 3 different featured sport shoes in Hong Kong.
The famous board game Monopoly is having the very first themed exhibition in Hong Kong from the third season this year.
Thanks to the great success of the previous collaboration, Yifang Taiwan Fruit Tea is having the collaboration again in Hong Kong from 15th Feb to 14th Apr.
In Dec last year, the famous Taiwan fruit tea brand Yifang had the collaboration with Doraemon in Taiwan and China, providing their products in plastic cups with Doraemon designs and special novelties. The event successfully attracted the crowd and therefore they are having the collaboration with Doraemon again in Hong Kong this time.
Doraemon is collaborating with Ding Dong Takuhaibin in Hong Kong, having the popup post office again from 12th Feb to 28th Feb.
The collaboration this time is not the first time in Hong Kong. In 2017, the similar event had been held and attracted loads of fans to support. Due to the needs from the fans, Doraemon post office is back to Hong Kong again.
During the Lunar New Year, almost every shopping mall in Hong Kong is having different kinds of decorations, mainly with pig-related designs, to celebrate the festival. MOSTown, trying to stand out from the others, is having an unprecedented collaboration with Hello Kitty and Old Master Q.
7-eleven Hong Kong is collaborating with Sanrio characters again during the Chinese New Year.
From 9th Jan to 22nd Feb, 7-eleven Hong Kong introduce a series of ceramic bowls by collaborating with 10 Sanrio characters, including My Melody, Minna No Tabo, Little Twin Stars, Kuromi, Pom Pom Purin, Ahiru no Pekkle, Hello Kitty, Cinnamoroll, Keropi and Pochacco.
As year 2019 is the Year of the Pig in Chinese New Year, characters related to pig are extremely hot recently. Tonde Burin, a comic series first published in Aug, 1994, describing a superhero magical girl who can transform to piggy shape, is popular again this year.
When it comes to the mascot of Japanese prefectures, most of the people would think of Kumamon at first. But actually there are mascots for each of the prefecture and another popular mascot is Greboo from Kagoshima prefecture.
To promote Kagoshima prefecture, Greboo this time visits Hong Kong. People can take photos with Greboo during the meet and greet section, and also can enjoy the souvenirs from Kagoshima brought by Greboo. Participants can feel like in Japan!
Dragon Ball, with massive popularity all over the world, can be said to be one of the representations of Japanese manga and anime. On top on this, the new film of Dragon Ball Super has pushed the popularity to another peak. To respond to the needs of fans and their expectation, Dragon Ball is now having an art exhibition, with interactive activities by using advanced technology, in Hong Kong.