Augmented Reality Carddas is not the only “techno toy” presented by Bandai druing the Tokyo Toy Show 2011. Another novelty from the Japanese toy giant is the EJacket series: a case for e-money cards that lights up and emits sounds taken from cult TV series like Kamen Rider or anime like One Piece and K-On!

The first EJacket is inspired by Kamer Rider that will be released on 23 march at 2000 Yen. At the beginning of december will be released the case from moe anime K-On! and before the end of the year the One Piece case will be out too.



iPhone AR manga game from BANDAI


During the Tokyo Toy Show 2011 presented a new series of card games called AR Carddas that can be played with iPhone.

When you “scan” a card a 3D character from One Piece or Kamen Rider appears on the screen. Then is possible to battle other characters and complete missions. The app let also players collect all the characters.

The first series will be released before the end of July. The cards are compatible with the (arcade game like) Carddas system that total over 100 million cards sold in Japan every year.