According to J-Cast News, the bottles of Jurokucha
tea have been flying off the shelves because of the bundled figures of Mahou Shoujo Madoka★Magica
. Asahi Soft Drinks, the maker of the tea, said the sales have increased nearly tenfold and the bottles were almost out of stock only two days after the release.
Picture of the figures
Picture of the empty shelf: Jurokucha disappeared from the stores
According to Rocket News, the reporter couldn't find any Jurokucha bottles with Madoka figures at convenience stores around Shinjuku area. He only found unusual vacant spaces
in the shelves of soft drinks.
, Rocket News