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McDonald’s Collab Reimagines Demon Slayer Characters as Employees

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Demon Slayer McDonalds Collaboration

Starting on March 5, 2021, McDonald’s stores in Japan will offer Demon Slayer, adding limited edition stickers in its Happy Meals at participating stores. The collaboration will introduce five different sets of stickers, each featuring a character from Demon Slayer dressed as a McDonald’s employee. The collaboration will end when stickers sell out.

Featured character sticker sets will include Tanjiro, Nezuko, Zenitsu, Inosuke, and the two Hashira Giyu and Shinobu as a pair. Tanjiro’s sticker set will show the Demon Slayer as a server. Nezuko‚Äôs has her as a guest experience leader, a Japan-specific job. Zenitsu appears as a McCafe barista. Inosuke shows up as a delivery person. Giyu and Shinobu appear as managers.

Here’s a sneak peek at the designs:

demon slayer mcdonalds stickers

Each set will include 3 different stickers:

  • An official artwork sticker
  • The character reimagined as a McDonald’s employee
  • Message stickers with scenes from the anime

You can watch the official collaboration announcement video below:

A second season of Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba is set to start in 2021. The series has a loyal following both in Japan and abroad, with the film Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Mugen Train breaking box office records in Japan and unseating Spirited Away as the highest grossing film of all time. The manga is also a success, with over 150 million copies sold worldwide.

Andrew Kiya
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