Domo-kun is raiding your slurpee machines


Be prepared. On October 1st, your slurpee machines will no longer be safe. Dark Horse and Tokyopop are teaming up (this sounds bad already) to unleash Domo-kun into 7-Elevens across the nation. Not only will there be special Domo cups and a Domo flavor -- which they used real Domo-kuns in the process of making it -- they'll also be selling Domo-kun toys and an abbreviated version of Tokyopop's Domo-kun manga.

This is going to be interesting. How the hell did this all come about, anyways? Well, Evan Brody, the marketing manager for Slurpee and Big Gulp, had some sage words:

Domo lends itself well to the store and our proprietary products and our consumers who… love crazy Japanese s**t.

How true. I, just like the rest of America, can't get enough of that crazy Japanese s**t. Apparently this will be followed up by even more marketing, including Domo-kun commercials, fan art, websiodes, and Domo-kun tentacle porn.

Well, I for one welcome our plushy overlord.

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