ROOTOTE X OSAMU TEZUKA special commemorative bags are sold at the exhibition “The Power of Manga: Osamu Tezuka and Shotaro Ishinomori”. The exhibition starts on July 29, 2013 at Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo.
ROOTOTE, a bag brand popular for its unique totes created based on the concept of “Fun Outing”, provides products appealing to wide range of generations. Also, the brand plans and develops various collaborating products as well as exclusive products.
ROOTOTE official site: http://rootote.jp
ROOTOTE TALL Astro Boy (Ivory/Red/Green) 3,150 yen (tax included)
The bag, designed based on one frame in the episode “Frankenstein” contained in “Astro Boy” vol. 1., has three pockets inside and one with a zipper outside, and is big enough for an A3 notebook.
Size: H 42.5 cm X W 45 cm X D 10 cm
Handle: 59 cm (handle height 27 cm)
Material： 100% Cotton
Pocket: 3 pockets inside/1 pocket with zipper along side
ROOTOTOE Tiny roo
Astro Boy/Princess Knight/Jungle Emperor 1,575 yen (tax included)
These palm-size bags, designed based on Osamu Tezuka’s early works with pop colors, can be used as a case for e-money card, smart phone, or compact music player.
Size: W 9.5 cm X H 12 cm
Handle: 11.5 cm
Material: Polyurethane (outside/handle) & Polyester (inside)
Pocket: One pocket with zipper outside
The products above are sold only at the exhibition venues and Tezuka Osamu Manga Museum in Takarazuka. (The exhibition travels 5 venues in Japan including Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo)
* It is not decided yet when the products are sold at Tezuka Osamu Manga Museum.
* The products above are limited in number.
* No reservation/no home delivery service
The exhibition “The Power of Manga: Osamu Tezuka and Shotaro Ishinomori”
©Tezuka Productions ©Ishinomori Pro
For more information: http://tezukaosamu.net/jp/news/i_323.html
June 29 (Sat.), 2013 – Sep. 8 (Sun.), 2013 at Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo
Nov. 15 (Fri.), 2013 – Jan. 5 (Sun.) 2014 at Hiroshima Prefectural Museum of History
Jan. 15 (Wed.) 2014 – Mar. 10 (Mon.), 2014 at Osaka Museum of History
Mar. 21 (Fri.), 2014 – May 19 (Mon.) at Yamanashi Prefectural Museum
May 31 (Sat.), 2014 – Jul. 27 (Sun.) at Miyagi Museum of Art