Fans of the acclaimed anime studio are swooning over this bag full of cute Ghibli merchandise that costs just 25 bucks!

Out of all the fukubukuro “lucky bags” released on New Year’s Day, one of the most popular comes from a chain of stores called “Donguri Kyowakoku“, (“Acorn Republic”), which sells nothing but Studio Ghibli items. After the thrill of snaring last year’s lucky bag, we were keen to get our hand on this year’s release, and at a cost of 3,000 yen (US$25.67), we knew we’d be happy with whatever type of merchandise came inside!

▼ With eight cute items in total, this was one of our favourite lucky bags this year.


Our lucky haul included a number of cute and functional items like this A4-sized plastic file adorned with an image of Jiji from Kiki’s Delivery Service


▼ And a keychain, also featuring the magical black cat from Kiki’s Delivery Service.


Jiji also appeared on a fluffy red hand towel, while a happy-looking Ponyo from the 2008 movie Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea appeared on a smaller, blue-coloured towel.


▼ There was also a Whisper of the Heart puzzle


▼ And a number of My Neighbour Totoro goods, including a cute two-tiered lunch box…


▼ A stainless steel tumbler…


▼ A plastic cup with lid…


▼ And these amazing tweed gloves.


This is one lucky bag that both children and adults will fall in love with! Cute and practical at the same time, the Donguri Kyowakoku fukubukuro is always a great investment, and for 3,000 yen it’s one of the best ways to fill up on Studio Ghibli products to keep you going until their next lucky bag release the following year!

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