Monkey D. Luffy’s Straw Hat from “One Piece” On Sale
The red-ribboned straw hat is one of Monkey D. Luffy's most treasured possessions, entrusted to him by his friend "Red-Haired" Shanks.
For those who wish to join the Straw Hat Pirates, Bandai has released this beautiful hat, handcrafted by long-established Japanese straw hat maker Ishida Seibo.
Read on for details and pics.
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Luffy's straw hat came out on Premium Bandai on April 27 for 4,980 yen ($53). The first 100 hats have promptly sold out, but they'll start accepting orders again on April 30, to be shipped in July.
The crown of the hat measures 57.5cm around. Handcrafted in Japan, woven out of natural straw.
The ribbon was carefully chosen to match the image.
Ishida Seibo, based in Kasaoka, Okayama, has been specialising in straw hats since 1897. The 4th owner Shoji Ishida is a master of the craft who placed 2nd in an international competition held in France.
Perfect for your summer adventure!
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