Lawson to launch another “Yowamushi Pedal” campaign Feb. 3rd, end “Prince of Tennis” one Feb. 2nd

Japanese convenience store chain Lawson is no stranger to anime promotional campaigns. According to Crunchyroll (via Netlabo), they are currently running a Prince of Tennis one set to end February 2nd and there will be one starting February 3rd involving the currently airing Yowamushi Pedal: Grande Road. (There were previous Lawson Yowapeda campaigns in July/August 2014 and September/October 2014.)
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2nd NHK “SPORTS x MANGA” special to air January 30th

A 50-minute TV special about baseball manga with a focus on Hiroshima Carp pitcher Kenta Maeda (前田 健太) is scheduled to air on NHK BS1 this Friday (Jan. 30th). It will be presented by Alice Hirose (広瀬 アリス) and it’s actually the second program in this series she has hosted. The first aired last year and focused on tennis manga such as Aim for the Ace! and The Prince of Tennis as well as current tennis player Kei Nishikori (錦織 圭) and former player Shuzo Matsuoka (松岡 修造).
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