© Kafka Asagiri, Sango Harukawa / PUBLISHED BY KADOKAWA / 2019 Bungo Stray Dogs Production Committee

The Japanese have some of the best imports, including the anime and the pop-culture scene, but when the clock strikes midnight on the 1st of April, all hell will surely break loose!

This article features some of the Japanese anime, manga and pop-culture scene bringing out the big guns for April Fool’s Day.

 

Is the Order a Rabbit?
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© Koi, Houbinsha / Is the Order a Rabbit? Production Committee

The official anime website of Is the Order a Rabbit? transforms into “CLOCKWORK RABBIT”, where Chino Kafu moves to Tokyo. She and a long-haired Chino Hoto are being accompanied by a robotic Tippy.

If you check the “SPECIAL” page, you could download some special images, as long as you could get the password right!

Check their April Fool’s Prank at gochiusa.com.

 

Fate/Grand Order
© TYPE-MOON / FGO PROJECT

The popular mobile game Fate/Grand Order brings another layer of hell for April Fool’s Day with the “RPG Game” FGOQUEST.

The game is available on Google Play or Apple App Store for Japanese internet users.

Check their April Fool’s Prank at fate-go.jp/fgoquest.

 

SEGA

Of course, someone has to drive the company ad truck around Akihabara with their spelling backward, right?

 

A Place Further than the Universe
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©afro, Houbunsha / YURUCAMP Partners ©YORIMOI PARTNERS

The loveable girls of A Place Further than the Universe are trading their Antartic gears for some nice comfy camping gear, as they switch places with…

 

Laid-Back Camp
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©YORIMOI PARTNERS ©afro, Houbunsha / YURUCAMP Partners

… the comfy girls of the Laid-Back Camp! Can they bring their trademark warmth and comfort in Antartica? For sure, Chikuwa will not be allowed to partake in this camping activity. Sad.

 

BanG Dream! Girls Band Party
バンドリ! ガールズバンドパーティ!

Just when you thought you’ve had way too much isekai series lately, the mobile game BanG Dream! Girls Band Party will step into another world to… wait, it’s just the title screen.

 

Bungo Stray Dogs
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© Kafka Asagiri, Sango Harukawa / PUBLISHED BY KADOKAWA / 2019 Bungo Stray Dogs Production Committee

The popular supernatural action anime Bungo Stray Dogs is back once again… in High school!

Check their April Fool’s Prank at bungo-stray-dogs.jp.

 

Kirby
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Our favorite hungry character Kirby has gone square! Wait, don’t tell us he swallowed Spongebob?

 

Kirara Fantasia
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Houbunsha’s popular mobile game Kirara Fantasia are adding male characters, like “Yumeji Fujiwara” of Dream Eater Merry, “Mitsugu Yamaji” of Three Leaves, Three Colors, “Dino” of Blend S, and “Takahiro Kafu” of Is the Order a Rabbit?

Check their April Fool’s Prank at kirarafantasia.com.

 

We’ll add more April Fool’s Day celebrations as soon as we spot it, or at least when we’re not busy this day. I’m sure we will, but who cares anyway?