If you have ever been sitting at work wishing you were watching anime or just in need of a little encouragement, than these new ties are just for you. Specialty anime goods maker Cospa has released new otaku neckties that allows the wearer to bring a little bit of desecret fan-service with them wherever they go. The look like everyday neckties to the outside observer, but they have a little secret that will help otakus get through the workday.
The ties come in two different colors schemes featuring two different popular characters hidden inside. On the inside of the tie, there is the hidden face of either Megumin or Asuna.
The Konosuba tie, features the popular Megumin, comes in red with black and yellow stripes to match the archmage's fiery passion. Megumin's hidden face is featured with a fire raging behind her and her eye-patch is featured on the front as a crest. If you are unfamiliar with Konosuba, Crunchyroll describes the show below,
After a traffic accident, Kazuma Sato’s disappointingly brief life was supposed to be over, but he wakes up to see a beautiful girl before him. She claims to be a goddess, Aqua, and asks if he would like to go to another world and bring only one thing with him. Kazuma decides to bring the goddess herself, and they are transported to a fantasy world filled with adventure, ruled by a demon king. Now Kazuma only wants to live in peace, but Aqua wants to solve many of this world’s problems, and the demon king will only turn a blind eye for so long…
The blue striped tie features the adorable Asuna from Sword Art Online, specifically from the recent film Ordinal Scale. The tie comes with some encouragement for those who are having a hard day, or are just ready to get home and watch some anime. It comes in light blue with red and blue stripes, and similarly to the other tie, features the Asuna hiding inside, with a word of encouragement on the back. Asuna's tie features a speech bubble with the word "Relax" with a little heart, and some fan service if you pull back the tie a little bit. If you are unfamiliar with SOA Crunchyroll describes the show below,
In the near future, a Virtual Reality Massive Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Game (VRMMORPG) called Sword Art Online has been released where players control their avatars with their bodies using a piece of technology called: Nerve Gear. One day, players discover they cannot log out, as the game creator is holding them captive unless they reach the 100th floor of the game's tower and defeat the final boss. However, if they die in the game, they die in real life. Their struggle for survival starts now...
Both of the ties are 145cm long with width ranging from 7cm to 4cm. The ties are currently available for pre-sale sell, priced at 4,680 yen each, and will be officially released ahead in July. For more pictures of the ties you can check out the gallery below.