The MadoGatari art exhibition, the 40th Anniversary celebration project for studio Shaft, is coming to a close and as one last present a series of new figures and art are being put up as prizes.
The first lot of new merchandise are figures of the leading ladies from the campaign, in Banpresto’s CraneKing machines. Hitagi Senjougahara from Bakemonogatari and Madoka Kaname from Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica have joined forces in this new figure from Banpresto, being friends and even wearing each other’s outfits. They were previously revealed at the 2016 Prize Fair. Both figures are sold separately but can be joined together. The figures however are only available as prizes via Cranking’s arcade machines.
The Hitagi figure in Madoka clothes stands at 18cm tall:
And the Madoka figure in Hitagi’s clothes stands at 17cm tall:
A special lottery will be held on November 12th where a massive MadoGatari prize can be won. The winner will receive:
- a 33cm x 33cm frame art of Hitagi Senjougahara and Madoka Kaname in each other’s clothing
- a 33cm x 33cm framed art of Shinobu Oshino and Mami Tomoe in each other’s clothing
- 4 23cm x 23cm framed art of various collaborating art from the MadoGatari exhibition
To enter the lottery a ¥2,000 (~ US$19.40) ticket will need to be purchased from a participating retailer.
The MadoGatari exhibition, named after the studio’s two well known anime series: Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica and Monogatari, is a celebration for 40 years of Shaft (Bakemonogatari, Mahou Shoujo Madoka Magica), ~Commemorating 40 Years of Shaft~ Madogatari. The exhibition took place in various cities around Japan, including Tokyo, Osaka, Sapporo and Nagoya. The exhibition showed off various art galleries from many of the studio’s top anime.
The MadoGatari figures of Hitagi and Madoka are currently available as prizes in CraneKing’s arcade machines across Japan. A special lottery will be held on November 12th, with various framed art as prizes.
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