Champion and Foot Locker have announced a brand collaboration with the popular manga and anime franchise Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba. The collaboration is exclusive to Foot Locker stores in the United States and Canada, as well as Foot Locker online. The exclusive Champion collaboration includes the recognizable Demon Slayer characters Tanjiro Kamado, Tengen Uzui, Nezuko Kamado, Zenitsu Agatsuma, and Inosuke Hashibira. The collection features the following:
Nezuko Tee: Inspired by one of the most popular characters, Nezuko, who was transformed into a demon but fights on the side of good.
Hinokami Kagura Tee: This is the name of Tanjiro’s signature move and most powerful attack and this tee utilizes images to show the magnitude of this move.
Tengen Flashy Tee: Inspired by the sound of Hashira as he is known for being eccentric, flamboyant, and highly skilled in battle. Action shot is shown with his Dual Nichirin Sword and one of his key phrases “Things are Gonna Get Real Flashy”
Heroes Hoody: Character snippets cut from the crescendo of the final battle where the three main characters utilized their signature move to defeat both Gutaro and Daki and thus save the day. Additional sleeve hit utilizing the C logo with corresponding character print.
Red Light District Tee: In order to infiltrate the district, Tanjiro, Zenitsu, and Inosuke dressed up as girls since the majority of kidnappings were linked to females. Anime fans found this part of the season funny and entertaining with the animation more playful
Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is a manga written and illustrated by Koyoharu Gotouge. It was serialized in the Weekly Shonen Jump from February 2016 to May 2020. A twenty-six-episode anime series was animated by Ufotable and aired from April to September 2019. An anime film, titled Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba – The Movie: Mugen Train was released in October 2020 and became the highest-grossing film ever in Japan, beating Studio Ghibli’s Spirited Away.
A second season aired from October 2021 to February 2022. The first half was a TV version of the Mugen Train and it was followed by the “Entertainment District” arc. The third season will premiere on April 9 and it will focus on the “Swordsmith Village” arc.
Source: Press Release
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