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Attached Figures of Madoka Magica Boost Sales of Bottled Tea Tenfold

by dtshyk
Feb 8, 2012 10:35 PM | 40 Comments
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.

Sources: J-Cast, Rocket News

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The only reason they're all sold out at so many stores is because I bought them. All of them. Telepathically.

Jul 21, 2012 12:34 AM by AkkaAkka

Is Mami's head detachable? =3

Jul 10, 2012 5:00 PM by Riptos

i wonder if the people actually drank the tea. =x

Jul 10, 2012 12:32 PM by Angel_Beats

Buy the product.
Trash the tea.

Jul 10, 2012 9:39 AM by Edefrem

I'd buy many of those even when I don't like tea ;A;

Feb 12, 2012 12:44 PM by hinanami

Dang lucky people, I want one.

Feb 12, 2012 11:34 AM by Pyotr

Omniknight said:

Makes you wonder what's in it...
Rare earth metals?

Oh nom nom nom nom.

Feb 10, 2012 10:43 PM by Lauriet

the tea looks twice yummy. maybe this tea is the most moe drink in this world

Feb 10, 2012 9:19 PM by Aqua_Marine

dtshyk said:
VioLink said:
What about morning rescue?

Morning Rescue was discontinued last April because the supply of the raw materials stopped after the earthquake last March.

Source: House Foods

Makes you wonder what's in it...
Rare earth metals?

Feb 10, 2012 6:47 PM by Omniknight

They're so cute!! I don't have any money or even like tea, but I'd steal a bottle of it for each figurine!

...except Kyuubey's. Because bitch-Kyuubey is bitch-Kyuubey.

Feb 9, 2012 6:21 PM by Forest-kun

That's pretty hilarious.

Feb 9, 2012 4:55 PM by Sanguis

seishi-sama said:
Do you have to sign a contract to buy that tea?

I totally would.

Feb 9, 2012 4:22 PM by firebound12

if they selled more w/ the figures, i wouldnt be suprised but the sales increase 10 F---ING TIMES!?!?! damn ppl really like the nahou shoujo.

Feb 9, 2012 3:14 PM by supermegasonic

I have the madoka :3

Feb 9, 2012 12:37 PM by Nachotee

Anything for the sake of anime figurines :D

Feb 9, 2012 12:03 PM by Denmark-Chan

Damn, Morning Rescue no more the commercial was good xD . I don't know would I buy something, because it has a toy with it...

Feb 9, 2012 11:08 AM by rostern

That a bottle of tea and a cute MSMM figure for 147 yen? sounds like a good deal. WANT!

Feb 9, 2012 10:29 AM by mikadocs

I want one .. now.. they should go international, i want all of the figurines TwT, damn you japan...

Feb 9, 2012 9:32 AM by Duzell

I want a Sayaka one. lmao

Feb 9, 2012 9:22 AM by Lauriet

Do you have to sign a contract to buy that tea?

Feb 9, 2012 8:44 AM by seishi-sama

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