Following on from the successful launch of stores in London, Bandai Namco have today announced the expansion of their stores selling Gashapon, Ichibankuji, Sun-Star stationary and arcade experiences across other parts of the UK in December, notably in Sheffield Meadowhall, Brighton and Ealing.
From the Press Release
London’s Camden ‘Bandai Namco Cross Store’ opened in the summer followed by Victoria Place brand store in November 2023, and now the following stores will open in December with Ealing opening on the 7th of December featuring Gashapon, Ichibankuji and Sun-Star Stationery, Brighton’s North Street on the 12th of December featuring arcade games and Gashapon and Meadowhall Sheffield on the 15th of December featuring Gashapon and Sun-Star Stationery.
The positive appearance of stores in the UK have strengthen the love of Bandai Namco’s popular brands in the physical space. This will also expand into 2024 with plans for larger stores, tours and other brand appearances reaching out to fans nationally.
We're thrilled to see Bandai Namco investing in the UK - personally I'm hoping Leeds and Manchester get their own stores soon too.