TAF 2009: Giveaway Goodies of ASTROBOY, Gurren Lagann, Fullmetal Alchemist, Umi Monogatari and more!
(This article was originally posted in Japanese at 15:54 Mar. 19, 2009)
It's been weeks since Tokyo International Anime Fair 2009 concluded in huge success but we've still got some photos and materials from the fair, so this post will show you some examples of the splendid original products handed out at the fair, to further motivate you attending next year.
Pics after the cut!
A booklet introducing the webzine Tezuka Osamu Magazine Club(Jp). Contains a one-shot manga "Yaro to Dangai (Man and the cliff)" from anthology "Kuuki no soko (Bottom of the air)".
Subscription card for a mail magazine of Ai no Kusabi at Ken Media's booth.
"Pos Maga", a free magazine which becomes a poster when spread out, at ASCII Media Works booth.
The poster side features Spice and Wolf.
There were also flyers of Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance at the booth.
Japan Electronics College booth was giving away plastic folder featuring charcters designed by students.
It was actually an ad card for beer.
Nihon Kogakuin College's booth was also handing out folders.
Paper bags featuring each of the three main characters.
All three had same illustration on the flip side.
In case you've been wondering 'Why all these huge paper bags?', there are tons of pamphlets and stuff handed out at TAF so visitors will be in dire need of holdalls.
List of New Anime Series launching Spring 2009 - GIGAZINE
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TAF 2009: latest cutout from the trailer of TV anime “Taisho Baseball Girls” at Tokuma Shoten booth - GIGAZINE
TAF 2009: PSN anime “Xam’d: Lost Memories” to be aired on TV - GIGAZINE
TAF 2009: Osamu Tezuka’s “Kimba the White Lion” to be renewed in summer 2009 - GIGAZINE
TAF 2009: Trailer and enlarged panels of Bishojo Ocean Adventure “Umi Monogatari (Sea Story)” - GIGAZINE
TAF 2009: Booth Babes in Cosplays - STAR BLAZERS, FULLMETAL ALCHEMIST, GURREN LAGANN and many more! - GIGAZINE
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TAF 2009: GONZO booth with Armour from “The Tower of Druaga” and uniform from “Linebarrels of Iron” - GIGAZINE
TAF 2009: Stills and rubber stamps from “Movie Version Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann: Episode Lagann” - GIGAZINE