Crypton Future Media x Tokyo Otaku Mode Collaboration! Miku, Rin, and Len’s Fashion have been Recreated in the Form of Shoulder Bags!
Tokyo Otaku Mode Inc. (incorporated in Delaware, U.S.; representative: Tomohide Kamei; CEO: Naomitsu Kodaka; herein referred to as TOM) will begin pre-orders for MIKU and RIN / LEN Shoulder Bags using the motifs of Crypton Future Media, INC.’s music software Hatsune Miku and Kagamine Rin/Len from 08/31/2018.
The bags will be created by FIRST BY and will include functionality and designs aimed towards men, features from the brand FIRE FIRST which has been running for 18 years. Along with those features, the bags will also include a mix of three aspects: fashion, anime culture, and the crucial element of the passion of being an Otaku. The bags will be globally distributed by TOM.
The shoulder bags have adopted symbolic designs inspired by the iconic costume designs of Hatsune Miku and Kagamine Rin / Len.
Shiny CORDURA nylon has been adopted for the Hatsune Miku Ver. for durability and to recreate Miku’s fashion.
The Kagamine Rin / Len Ver. represents the two in one bag with a design featuring overlapping ribbon ties and shorts on each side.
They are approximately the size of letter size (A4) papers, and are perfect for short trips.
MIKU and RIN / LEN Shoulder Bags Pre-order Page
10:00 A.M. August 31, 2018 - 11:59 P.M. October X, 2018 (JST)
Shipping will begin in late November after production is complete.
Hatsune Miku Arm Cover Shoulder Bag
Price: 7200 yen
Materials: Cordura nylon
Size: 42 cm x 31 cm x 8 cm (16.5 in x 12.2 in x 3.15 in)
Kagamine Rin / Len Reversible Shoulder Bag
Price: 6800 yen
Materials: Cordura nylon
Size: 28 cm x 32 cm x 7 cm (11 in x 12.6 in x 2.8 in)
[About Hatsune Miku, Kagamine Rin / Len]
The trademarks of Hatsune Miku are her two blue-green ponytails, and her futuristic outfit resembling a school uniform.
The Hatsune Miku voice synthesizer software was developed based on the voice of Japanese voice actress Saki Fujita, and first released on August 31st, 2007. Since her release, Hatsune Miku has evolved into a phenomenon of highly participatory cyber culture, with Miku-related content created and shared every day around the globe.
Age : 16
Height : 158cm
Weight : 42kg
Color : Blue-Green
Rin is the charming and youthful female character illustration and fresh female voice of voice synthesizer software of the same name. Her trademarks are her blond hair with a huge white ribbon on her head, blue eyes and a school uniform-like outfit.
Age : 14
Height : 152cm
Weight : 43kg
Color : Orange
Len is a male character and Rin's counterpart. He was created together with Rin as character illustration for voice synthesizer software. His looks feature short blond hair, blue eyes and a school uniform.
Age : 14
Height : 156cm
Weight : 47kg
Color : Yellow
[About FIRST BY]
FIRST BY is a brand that made its debut in 2018 from ARKNESS JAPAN, a bag manufacturer that has been in business for 60 years and has been passed down for three generations. They specialize in a selection of casual bags made of synthetic fibers, and their designs and know-how have been handed down and continue to evolve to this day.
FIRE FIRST, one of their original brands that focus on functionality as well as designs aimed towards men, has been running for 18 years. “Fashion,” “anime culture,” and the crucial element of “the passion of being an Otaku,” three aspects which have been inherited from FIRST BY, have been combined to create a next-generation anime bag brand.
Its target is not limited to domestic fans, but also includes fans all over the world. They focus on never-before-seen designs and the use of prints, forms, materials, and accessories to recreate the world of its chosen theme. They aim to create bags that make fans truly happy.
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