The historic city of Kyoto has recently announced that their Kyoto City Subway will be doing a collaboration with several anime series.
The four anime series that have made the collaboration with the city’s underground transport system are To Aru Kagaku no Railgun S, Space Brothers, Hakuoki the movie and the upcoming anime Unbreakable Machine Doll. Several Subway trains will be donning anime motifs from the four mentioned anime. This is part of the city’s PR drive for the upcoming “Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair 2013”. This promotional campaign starts today, July 25 and will run for two months. (For more anime here on SGCafe, click here)
Seats, doors, windows, as well as the inner and outer walls will contain images of your favorite anime characters from the above mentioned series. Several life-sized versions of some of the anime characters will also be seen on the train’s exterior.
The “Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair 2013” will be held in Kangyo Hall (Miyako Messe) and will be held from September 7-8. Several big names in Japanese anime, manga, video games and hobbies will all be having booths for the event like Gainax, Capcom, Animate, Shueisha, Kodansha, P.A. Works, Anime One, Lawson, Toei and more.