Source: PR Times Have a glass of classic anime scotch with official Gatchaman whisky 2021-07-24 Sat 2021-07-24 Sat In 1972, sci fi anime “Science Ninja Team Gatchaman'' first aired on TV in Japan. The series’s blend of science fiction and superhero storylines is often cited as having a huge influence on the convention of five-member superhero teams seen going forward in anime, and particularly the tokusatsu genre. Even after so many years, popularity for the iconic series hasn't faded thanks to ongoing entries in the series and support from fans. To honor the beloved anime, beginning July 19th, the Shogakukan Shuei Production company will be releasing a special Gatchaman labeled whisky for purchase for limited raffle winners, sold on Japanese online retailer Whisky Mew, which has produced several popular anime-themed whiskies, including Berserk. The whiskey itself is from the Ballindalloch castle region in Scotland; “Near Ballindalloch 2004”. It is from a family owned distillery, and uses traditional distilling methods by using direct heat, and only a sherry barrel for aging process. The label shows Gatchaman standing over with his majestic wing spread out, all ready to fight the evil organization, Galactor! Purchase information: WHISKEY MEW official website Website Price: 18,700 yen (Tax included) Aged for 16 years. Alc 50.9%. Single malt, made in Scotland. Limited to 153 bottles to selected winners. Reservation starts at noon, July 19th 2021. By - Mugi. Tags: Alcohol / Anime / Gatchaman / Whisky grape Japan Entertainment Have a glass of classic anime scotch with official Gatchaman whisky Related Article This Full-Sized Unicorn Gundam Statue Is A Must-See Tokyo Attraction LoveLive! Sunshine!! and Numazu: Voices from a Japanese city with a sunny anime success story Fight off the coronavirus with Amabie monster sake! Jack Daniel’s Whisky Releases A Japan-Exclusive Black Sakura Edition Life-sized Evangelion statue in Kyoto lets you take a synchronization test in the entry plug Renting an Official Anime Car Made Our Love Live! Sunshine!! Pilgrimage Sensational!!!