Japanese clothes retailer Uniqlo’s line of Nintendo-inspired t-shirts is now on sale.
The new assortment, which options shirts primarily based on Pokemon, Animal Crossing, and a bunch of different Nintendo properties, is the results of Uniqlo’s most up-to-date T-Shirt Grand Prix. The annual contest asks followers to submit designs primarily based on a selected theme; the successful designs would then be produced and bought at Uniqlo shops. Nintendo was the theme of this Grand Prix, and the entire winners had been chosen by Mario creator Shigeru Miyamoto. More than 16,000 submissions had been entered within the contest, from which solely 25 designs had been chosen. You can see the full gallery of winners here.
The first-place design, that includes a large pixelated rendition of Nintendo’s iconic plumber Mario, was submitted by Takashi Kawazoe, who received $10,000 and a Nintendo Switch autographed by Miyamoto. Shino Yamazaki took house $three,000 and an autographed Switch as effectively for his second-place design, an Inkling squid shaped out of paintball splatters, whereas the third place Legend of Zelda-inspired shirt received its designer, David Ricardo Flores Gomez, $500.
Fans should buy the t-shirts in shops and on the Uniqlo website. Men’s and girls’s shirts retail for $14.90, whereas youngsters’ shirts run for $9.90 every.