Otaku USA Magazine
Jedi Knights Join Forces with Japanese Ice Cream Company!

With Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace 3D coming to a theater near you, Jedi Madness is everywhere once again, even in Japan!

Akagi Nyugyo Co., Ltd. has announced that they’ll be selling a new popsicle line called “Gari-Gari Kun Rich Chocolate Vanilla Cookies” on February 28, in conjunction with Episode 1 in 3D, which hits theaters in Japan March 16.

There will be three flavors based on the popular movie: Space-Chocolate, Meteorite-Chocolate Cookies, and Stars-Vanilla. Each package has a different Star Wars character appearing with mascot Gari-Gari Kun, so you can choose your favorite.

All come with an engraved lightsaber on the popsicle stick, so you can really enjoy the taste as well as the world of Star Wars!

To add to the excitement, Each ice candy bar comes with a raffle offering you the chance to win a STAR WARS T-Shirt. But the Force will only be here a limited time. Gari-Gari Kun Rich Chocolate Vanilla Cookies will disappear in June.

Akagi Official Site