New Gatchaman T-Shirts

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New Gatchaman T-Shirts

Post: # 314Post The Other Jason »

Hi all,

I'm a bit hesitant to report about these because I don't think they can be purchased out of Japan. But I figured fans would like to see them at least...

Amazon Japan has offered a series of print-to-order shirts from their "Merch by Amazon" line, which is sold in their Bokan Department store. They have included seven different Gatchaman designs, in two colors each.

1 - Gatchaman "College Design" T-Shirt
In white or heather grey
collegeshirts.jpg

2 - Gatchaman "A Tee" T-Shirt
In black or asphalt
ashirts.jpg

3 - Gatchaman "B Tee" T-Shirt
In white or black
shirtbs.jpg

4 - Gatchaman "Ga" T-Shirt
(So called because the symbol is "Ga," the first in the Gatchaman title name). It also has a small image of Ken on the lower left.
In black or red
gashirts.jpg
1kencloses.jpg

5 - Gatchaman "tsu" T-Shirt
(So called because the symbol is "tsu," the second in the Gatchaman title name). It also has a small image of Joe on the lower left.
In black or royal blue
tsushirts.jpg
2joecloses.jpg

6 - Gatchaman "Cha" T-Shirt
(So called because the symbols form "Cha," the third and fourth in the Gatchaman title name). It also has a small image of Jun on the lower left.
In black or pink
chashirts.jpg
3juncloses.jpg

7 - Gatchaman "Ma" T-Shirt
(So called because the symbol is "Ma," the fifth in the Gatchaman title name). It also has a small image of Jinpei on the lower left.
In black or orange
mashirtss.jpg
4jinpeicloses.jpg

And I know what you're thinking... but you'd be wrong. Poor Ryu appears to get the shaft again. There is no "N" T-Shirt listed to complete the title logo. Fan speculation in Japan is that it might be made available next month.

Prices appear to be ¥2,980 per shirt (approximately $27.12 US -an absolute bargain for most Japanese clothing prices). Each shirt is available in men's, women's and youth styles in sizes from Small to XXXL. They were offered for sale on Amazon Japan starting July 2.

If anyone has any success purchasing any of the shirts outside of Japan, please let us know!
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Re: New Gatchaman T-Shirts

Post: # 384Post The Other Jason »

Hi all,

August brings a series of new Gatchaman shirts from Amazon Japan's "Merch by Amazon" and Tatsunoko's online Bokan Department shop. This time and additional 14 designs are available (in Japan only). Unlike last time, only a few of this month's shirts are available in more than one color. I wish they could be easily ordered outside of Japan, but at least we can look at the pictures!


8 - Gatchaman "N" T-Shirt (Yes, Ryu gets his due this month!)
(So called because the symbol is "N," the sixth in the Gatchaman title name)
In two colors - black and olive
enshirts.jpg
5ryuclose.jpg

9 - Gatchaman "Color Design" T-Shirt
In two colors - black and white
colordesignshirts.jpg

10 - Gatchaman "C Tee" T-Shirt
In one color - white
cshirt.jpg

11 - Gatchaman "D Tee" T-Shirt
In one color - white
dshirt.jpg

12 - Gatchaman "E Tee" T-Shirt
In one color - white
eshirt.jpg

13 - Gatchaman "F Tee" T-Shirt
In one color - white
fshirt.jpg

14 - Gatchaman "G Tee" T-Shirt
In one color - white
gshirt.jpg

15 - Gatchaman "H Tee" T-Shirt
In one color - white
hshirt.jpg

16 - Gatchaman "I Tee" T-Shirt
In two colors - black and white
ishirts.jpg

17 - Gatchaman "J Tee" T-Shirt
In one color - white
jshirt.jpg

18 - Gatchaman "K Tee" T-Shirt
In one color - white
kshirt.jpg

19 - Gatchaman "L Tee" T-Shirt
In one color - white
lshirt.jpg

20 - Gatchaman "M Tee" T-Shirt
In one color - white
mshirt.jpg

21 - Gatchaman "N Tee" T-Shirt
In one color - white
nshirt.jpg

As before, prices are ¥2,980 per shirt (approximately $27.12 US). Each shirt is available in men's, women's and youth styles in sizes from Small to XXXL. They were offered for sale in Japan starting August 2. Again, please let us know if you are outside of Japan and have any success buying any of these!
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Re: New Gatchaman T-Shirts

Post: # 389Post Hinotori »

Wow, that's a lot of shirt merch!

I like the "College Design" from the first set. The numbered shirts in the second are neat, too (though all I could think when I saw it was "Look! You can have a large number emblazoned on your chest, too!"!). The color design shirts are a little too artsy for me, though I like the fact that you can show you're part of the fandom "incognito", 'cuz only another fan would probably guess what the mosaic represents.

The "C" shirt with the team is also nice, but I'm not crazy about the fact that they basically took a cel or previously created illustration and plopped it on the shirt. I mean, using either of those is fine, but couldn't they silo the team out, so that you don't see the "box" around it?? Granted, it would have been intricate work with all the detail in the illustration, but still... (And yes, I realize I'm being picky!). :D
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Re: New Gatchaman T-Shirts

Post: # 394Post The Other Jason »

Hi Hinotori,
Hinotori wrote: Mon Aug 09, 2021 12:05 pm Wow, that's a lot of shirt merch!

I like the "College Design" from the first set. The numbered shirts in the second are neat, too (though all I could think when I saw it was "Look! You can have a large number emblazoned on your chest, too!"!). The color design shirts are a little too artsy for me, though I like the fact that you can show you're part of the fandom "incognito", 'cuz only another fan would probably guess what the mosaic represents.

The "C" shirt with the team is also nice, but I'm not crazy about the fact that they basically took a cel or previously created illustration and plopped it on the shirt. I mean, using either of those is fine, but couldn't they silo the team out, so that you don't see the "box" around it?? Granted, it would have been intricate work with all the detail in the illustration, but still... (And yes, I realize I'm being picky!). :D
I wish I could say I saw something really inspiring, but the "Color Design" one is probably my favorite since it's the most different. If I had to pick a favorite. Even though it feels like a partially-executed idea as it is. All the other shirts use existing or design guide art that's been seen many times.

That "C" shirt... I'd hope the actual item wouldn't include that white box. It wouldn't be hard to knock that out in any image editing program at all. Nearly an instant fix. The process on that one may not allow the printed area to conform to the team's outlines. Because that looks like an iron-on instead of something screen or ink/dye printed.

I kind of want an "I'm SCIENCE" shirt - just for the comments and questions while out and about (but what's with the placement of that "m?")! :-D
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Re: New Gatchaman T-Shirts

Post: # 399Post Hinotori »

I kind of want an "I'm SCIENCE" shirt - just for the comments and questions while out and about (but what's with the placement of that "m?")!
Oh goodness - I didn't catch that before (I think I was too busy pondering "I'm SCIENCE", since, technically, the team aren't scientists) but now that I have seen it, I can't unsee it!! :lol:

And now that you've mentioned the weird "m" placement, why is "SCIENCE" in all caps??
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Re: New Gatchaman T-Shirts

Post: # 405Post Stardust »

Incidentally if you ever want to see some cool Gatchaman t-shirts go to Red Bubble, put Gatchaman or Battle of the Planets in the search and see what comes up. I got an awesome Katse shirt from there and a Gatchaman team cup.
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