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No Game No Life: Shiro inspires a sexy dakimakura case

The Japanese company MOVIC announced the launch of a dakimakura skin based on the character Shiro of the multimedia franchise of No Game No Life for the month of January 2022 in Japan. The product has the standard dimensions of a dakimakura case (H160 x L50 cm), is priced at 13,200 yen (about US $ 114) and is available for reservation on the official dealer site with a deadline of the next December 12 December.

On the other hand, Yuu kamiya publishes the light novels through the publishing label MF Bunko J from the publisher Kadokawa since April 2012, with ten volumes published to date. A manga adaptation by Mashiro Hiiragi had been published irregularly since January 2013. The franchise already has more than 6 million cumulative copies in circulation. The play inspired a twelve-episode anime adaptation produced by the studios. Madhouse, under the direction of Atsuko Ishizuka and scripts written by Jukki Hanada, released in April 2014. The feature film No Game No Life: Zero featured the same production team and was released in Japan on July 15, 2017.

No Game No Life Synopsis

No Game No Life is a surreal comedy that follows Sora and Shiro, hikikomori brothers and the online gamer duo behind the legendary username “Blank.” They see the real world as another lousy game; However, a strange email challenging them to a game of chess changes everything: the brother and sister plunge into an otherworldly realm where they meet Tet, the god of games.

The mysterious god welcomes Sora and Shiro to Disboard, a world where all forms of conflict, from petty disputes to the fate of entire countries, are resolved not through war, but through high-stakes games. This system works thanks to a fundamental rule in which each party must bet something that it considers to be of equal value to the other party’s bet. In this strange land where the very idea of ​​humanity is reduced to child’s play, the indifferent genius duo Sora and Shiro have finally found a real reason to keep playing: to unite the sixteen races of Disboard, defeat Tet and become the gods of this new world where games are everything.

Source: Official site

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