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There are some things that are nice to have in your drink, such as those little paper umbrellas, or a shot of bourbon. On the other end of the spectrum, there are things no one’s happy about having slipped into their beverage, like a mickey, whether it be the mouse or the incapacitating drug.

Ordinarily, slimes would fall into the latter category. But what if the slime were actually an ice-cube, and shaped like the beloved mascot monsters from role-playing game series Dragon Quest?

Last month, publisher Square Enix released a slime-shaped drinking glass. Now, the company is continuing its efforts to combine the rotund creature with refreshing beverages with this slime ice cube mold.


The 1,550-yen (US$15.35) tray is available online from both Square Enix’s official e-STORE and Yahoo! Japan. If you can’t wait to have it shipped, though, you can also purchase the mold in-person at Artnia, Square Enix’s retail outlet/café in downtown Tokyo.

Available in the monsters’ signature blue color, the tray makes three slimes of approximately 37 millimeters (1.5 inches) in height. Being frozen, they obviously aren’t as gelatinous as their in-game counterparts, nor will chopping them up with a kitchen knife produce a gold coin.

They will, however, keep your glass of green tea or cola nice and chilled. Or, if you’re a particularly hard-core gamer, you might want to consider whipping up a batch of the Final Fantasy materia cocktails we tried back in spring and dropping in a trio of Dragon Quest slimes.

▼ Crossover drinks are the best-tasting.

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Source: Entabe
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