At Hobonichi’s “Lifestyle Enjoyment Exhibition 2022,” a free “Earthbound Department Store will open and sell merchandise like Ness dolls. While the event will begin on April 29, 2022, pre-orders for its items will start on April 11, 2022. The products will appear at a later date via the Hobonichi Earthbound Project site. [Thanks, Game Watch!]
The full list of Earthbound merchandise will include:
- Capless Fountain Pen: 22,000 JPY
- Carry Bag (3 colors): 2,750 JPY
- Clayman Doll: 3,850 JPY
- Dog-like Person (Boney) Doll: 8,800 JPY
- Franklin Badge: 3,850 JPY
- Earthbound Cotton Tote Bag: 1,980 JPY
- Stacking Mug (Fourside): 1,100 JPY
- Me and My Friends Dolls: 11,000 JPY
- Mr. Saturn Headband: 2,420 JPY
- Mr. Saturn’s Words: 2,970 JPY
- YOJO Tape: 660 JPY
While these products will appear in the online store, the Replica Screen Series Moonside picture and a Mr. Saturn plush will be available only at the Department Store event.
It has been three years since the last Lifestyle Enjoyment Exhibition. In 2022, over sixty stores will attendance. The Earthbound Department Store section, it will look like Fourside. According to the article, the event will try not to have any blackouts like in the game.
The Earthbound Department Store will be open from April 29, 2022 until May 4, 2022. Earthbound and Earthbound Beginnings are immediately available on the Switch for Nintendo Switch Online.