News round-up: Collaboration with NJPW, participation in JUMP FESTA 2020

It’s of course only a matter of time until this happened. After all, Golden Kamuy has pages filled with half-naked men wrestling each other… so no wonder the series could forge a promotional partnership with New Japan Pro-Wrestling (NJPW).

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Ogata nendoroid is coming!

Today GoodSmile announced that six new nendos are on the works. The six were chosen based on the results of a survey held previously. And one of the chosen was….. Yup! Get your money and your fingers ready to place an order for Ogata nendo!!

(This page will be updated with more info and pre-order/release dates.)

Updates: Director Nanba Hitoshi’s tweets (November 2018)

Golden Kamuy anime director, Nanba Hitoshi, also known as Sanjyo Namimi, is quite active on Twitter. Sometimes he gives updates or teasers of the upcoming episodes, sometimes he answers fans’ questions. Here are some of his tweets that we caught this month and we thought worth noting about the anime.

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primaniacs to release Golden Kamuy Fragrance

primaniacs, the company known for producing perfume products for anime characters, is joining other companies that are releasing Golden Kamuy goods. They’re preparing Golden Kamuy Fragrance line, currently offering five kinds for five main characters of the series. Each will be sold in 30-ml bottles, priced at 5,417 yen (excluding tax).

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Golden Kamuy wins jury prize for best scenario in Japan Expo Awards 2018

Golden Kamuy grabbed another award in France, after previously the French translation won the Grand Prix in Le Konishi Prize. This time, the manga won a Daruma (award) from Japan Expo Awards 2018 for best scenario. The announcement was made on 22 February 2018. Congratulations!

In France, Golden Kamuy is published by Ki-oon.

Japan Expo 2018 will be held in Paris-Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center on 5—8 July 2018.