Japan's Dragon Quest fever

An investigation of the RPG phenomenon, straight from Tokyo


Above: Plushie Slime Stack. Good for hugs. Also: dusting the inside of vases


Above: Pencils make good styluses after a long sesh grinds down the real thing


Above: Laugh as your cat breaks its teeth trying to eat this metallic paperweight


Above: The plastic Gold Golem is just another brick in the wall of merchandise


Above: Affix stickers to DS for +5 cuteness (and +10 post-removal smudges)


Above: Our favorite Dragon Quest moment immortalized in t-shirt form


Above: With a Slime face on the tip of the stylus, it looks like he’s hiding in the stylus hole on the DS


Above: Good luck differentiating one generic face part from the next


Above: Behold - this thing! Your guess is as good as ours


Above: The box calls it a lucky charm. Doesn’t work: we wanted the Slime one


Above: Giant plush key ring. Let’s see you pocket this in your skinny jeans


Above: Stationery - because the forces of evil hate straight lines


Above: All your favorite heroes preserved in plastic. Look: it’s him!


Above: Flannel for cleaning dirt/blood/Slime from your post-Quest face


Above: A ‘make your own Dragon Quest IX hero’ kit. Er, we made it for you


Above: Delightful King Slime mug turns every cup of tea into an adventure!

Jul 31, 2010


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