Hasegawa Taizou’s Cardboard Box to Go on Sale in Japan

The Gintama pop-up stores run by Bandai Namco will be offering a limited run of “madao”-themed cardboard boxes. Madao, which roughly translates into “totally hopeless old guy” – is an epithet often applied to down-on-his-luck samurai Hasegawa Taizou who is also known as “The God of Cardboard” from the Gintama manga and TV anime.

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The cardboard boxes will go on sale on August 20, 2015, at the the Gintama pop-up stores in Shibuya, Shinjuku, and Osaka. The print run is limited to only 300 pieces, and each box sells for 1000 yen ($8.04) including tax each.

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Source: Nijimen

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