The event “JR East: Off to the Mobile Suit Gundam Stamp Rally!”, a stamp rally that promotes Mobile Suit Gundam, has been decided. The event period will be from January 9th (Tues) to February 27th (Tues), 2018.
You will be able to receive original stickers of mechas that appear in Mobile Suit Gundam in a Yamanote Line E235 Series Ver. design when you collect stamps from seven stations and visit any of the goal stops. Furthermore, you will also be presented with an original card with a famous line from the series when you make a purchase of over 400 yen (tax included) with transportation fare cards such as Suica at stores that will act as goals during the rally.
Additionally, you will be presented with a Yamanote Line-colored “All Station Conquest Original Gunpla” and obtain a chance to enter in a prize raffle when you collect stamps from all 65 participating stations.
You will be able to enjoy the appearance of well-known characters, mobile suits, and mobile armors as stamps as well as stamp tables designed with famous lines from the series at each station, so definitely be sure to participate. Please check the official stamp rally website for the latest information.
“JR East: Off to the Mobile Suit Gundam Stamp Rally!” Event Outline
Every day from January 9 (Tues) – February 27 (Tues), 2018
※ Prize exchanges will be from January 9th (Tues) – February 28th (Wed)
[Stamp Set Up Time]
From the first to the last train
※ However, stations with stamp tables set up inside JR Ticket Offices will abide by those business hours
Sponsor: East Japan Railway Company Cooperation & Supervision: SOTSU CO., LTD. / Sunrise Inc.
Cooperation: TOKYO MONORAIL CO., LTD., JR East Station Service Co., Ltd., JR East Retail Net Co., Ltd., Nippon Restaurant Enterprise Co., Ltd., JR EAST FOOD BUSINESS CO., LTD., Tetsudo Kaikan co., Ltd., JR East Urban Development Corporation
1 The characters and mobile suits of each station have been decided with a raffle! Stamp tables designed with famous lines and the passionate messages at each station are also must-sees!
Stamps naturally include Amuro and Char, characters from Mobile Suit Gundam, and mechas such as Gundam and Char’s Zaku. A raffle based on the requests for each station was held to determine the character distribution. Famous lines and scenes, one of Gundam’s charms, as well as passionate messages from each station will be printed on the stamp tables.
1. 2. A “39 Station Achievement Prize” has also been prepared for Gundam’s 39th anniversary since its debut broadcast!
A “39 Station Achievement Prize” filled with gratitude has been prepared for Gundam’s upcoming 39th anniversary in 2018 since its debut broadcast. Definitely try collection stamps from 39 stations and experience its history.
3. The prizes will be original products that can only be obtained during this rally!
Participants will be presented with original stickers in a design that appeals to the adult generation that dream of space and continue fighting, a Yamanote Line E235 Series Ver. “All Station Conquest Original Gunpla”, and more.
How to Participate in the Rally
1. First, let’s collect stamps!
Get your hands on the stamp booklet located at any of the stations within the rally area and collect 7 of your favorite stamps out of the 65 participating stations.
1. Visit a goal store once you’ve collected your 7 station stamps!
You will be presented with original stickers at any of the 12 goal stores within the rally area.
2. When you collect more stamps from 39 stations, visit the special goal counter!
You will be presented with a “39 Station Achievement Special Illustration Board” at the special goal counter near Akihabara Station.
3. Lastly, challenge yourself by conquering all the stations! To the special goal counter!
You will be presented with an “All Station Conquest Original Gunpla” when you collect all 65 stamps.
A total of 8 people will also win wonderful original prizes through a raffle by filling out and entering the required items on the “All Station Conquest Prize (Raffle)” present entry postcard found inside your stamp booklet.
Stamp Site Stations / Goal Stores / Special Goal Counter
1. Stamp Site Stations
63 JR East Stations centered in the Yamanote Line area + 2 Tokyo Monorail stations
2. Goal Stores (12 Stores)
○ NewDays (Tokyo Station GRANSTA MARUNOUCHI South Exit, Shinagawa, Nishi-Ogikubo, Akabane, outside the Ueno Iriya ticket gates, Ichigaya)
○ GOOD TIMES Shinjuku East Exit
○ Beck’s Coffee Shop (Ikebukuro West Exit, Koenji, Oji, Matsudo, Toride)
Reception Hours: Will abide by the business hours of each store.
3. Special Goal Counter
Outside the Akihabara Station Electric Town Exit under the overpass between Akihabara-Okachimachi Stations (near CHABARA AKI-OKA MARCHE)
Reception Hours: 1:00pm – 8:00pm
※ The stamps and goal stores of each station are located outside the ticket gates. Participation will require train tickets for each respective station or a transportation card such as Suica.
1. 7 Station Achievement Prize [Original Stickers]
You will be presented with original stickers when you collect stamps from 7 stations.
It is an original prize with mechas such as mobile suits in a Yamanote Line E235 Series Ver. design.
2. Purchase Bonus at Goal Stores [Original Famous Line Cards] (Total 6 Variations)
Once you’ve completed 7 stations in the rally, those that make a purchase of over 400 yen (tax included) with transportation fare cards such as Suica at any of the goal stores will be presented with these cards.
There are a total of 6 variations that will vary depending on the goal store. Additionally, you can create a complete picture when placing the reverse sides of all the cards together, so definitely be sure to collect and complete the image.
※ A total of 6 variations. Only one variation can be received at each goal store.
※ Those that have collected their 7 stamps will receive one card for every 400 yen (tax included) they spend at each goal store. However, each person will be limited to one per variation.
※ Some products and services are excluded from this event.
※ Please note that the prizes are limited in quantity.
3. 39 Station Achievement Prize “39 Station Achievement Special Illustration Board”
You will be presented with a special illustration board at the special goal counter when you collect stamps from 39 stations.
This is an illustration board printed with Char’s Zaku as the main visual. You can complete your own original Tokyo colony by pasting your original stickers (7 Station Achievement Prize) onto the board. You can also create an original main visual by standing the Gunpla won as the All Station Conquest Prize in front of the board!
4. All Station Conquest Prize “All Station Conquest Original Gunpla (FG 1/144)”
You will be presented with this Gunpla at the special goal counter when you collect the stamps from all 65 stations.
You will also be presented with wonderful original prizes through the raffle as a double chance by filling out and entering the required items on the special postcard stamped with the “All Station Conquest Stamp.” The double chance will be a chance for 3 people to win the “Earth Federation Forces Prize” and 5 people to win the “Principality of Zeon Forces Prize” for a total of 8 winners.
Entry Deadline: March 6th, 2018 (Tues) Valid when postmarked by the deadline
※ The 39 Station Achievement Prize and the All Station Conquest Prize will only be available at the special goal counter (outside the Akihabara Station Electric Town Exit under the overpass between Akihabara-Okamachi Stations near CHABARA AKI-OKA MARCHE). Please be aware that the goal stores for when you gather stamps from 7 stations will not offer you these prizes.
※ Please note that the prizes are limited in quantity.
※ The entry deadline for the raffle prizes is March 6th, 2018 (Tues). Your entry will be valid if postmarked by that date.
※ Only winners will be notified of the winners of the raffle.
▲ All Station Conquest Original Gunpla “FG-01 1/144 RX-78-2 GUNDAM JR EAST E235 Series Ver.”
▲ The double chance “Earth Federation Forces Prize” (3 people) is a Gunpla with an original design (MG 1/100) that was assembled and colored by a plastic modeler! From the left is “Shinkansen E5 Series Ver.”, “Shinkansen E6 Series Ver.”, and “Shinkansen E7 Series Ver.”
※ You cannot choose which version you receive. ※ These are prototype colors.
▲ The “Principality of Zeon Price” (5 people) is a “Reprinted Key Frame with an Autography from Mr. Yuji Kaida” (B2 Size)! It is an original illustration of the stamp rally’s main visual.
Useful Tickets for Participating in the Rally
1. Tokyo Metropolitan District Pass (Tokunai Pass)
This pass allows you to freely board and alight any standard train with unreserve seats (including rapid trains) on the JR line within Tokyo’s 23 districts (free area).
Valid for one day.
Price: Adults 750 yen, Children 370 yen
Purchase Locations: The Reserved Seat Ticket Machines at main JR East stations within Tokyo’s 23 districts. You can also purchase the pass at JR Ticket Offices, at the View Plaza, and through major travel agencies.
Date: It is possible to purchase the pass a month before its usage date until the actual date itself.
※ The stamp rally also includes stations outside of the free area (in Tokyo’s 23 districts) and on the Tokyo Monorail Line. In the event that you are visiting these stations, separate passenger fares will be required.
2. Tokyo Monorail Stroll 1day Pass
Available only on weekends and holidays, this pass allows you to freely board and alight all Tokyo Monorail lines. Valid for one day.
Price: Adults 700 yen, Children 350 yen
Purchase Locations: All Tokyo Monorail stations
※ It is only available through the automatic ticket machines.
Date: Any Saturday, Sunday, or holiday until March 31st, 2018 (Sat) ※ The pass can only be purchased on the day it is to be used.
■ Look Forward to the Rally Period! Let’s Eat Gundam Food at JR East!
Various gourmet foods will be introduced at stores both inside and outside JR East stations to accompany the stamp rally, so you can enjoy the world of Mobile Suit Gundam. For details, please check your exclusive pamphlet and stamp booklet.
▲ Ardeur “Zeonic Macarons”
2,808 yen (tax included) / Limited to 100 per day
Ardeur has been captured by the Principality of Zeon!? From the packaging to the macarons itself, everything has been transformed into Zeon Force mobile suits!
(GRANSTA within the Tokyo Station ticket gates)
▲ FairyCake Fair “1 Cupcake Haro”
580 yen (tax included) / Limited to 20 per day
The popular vanilla cupcake has been arranged with a Haro design! The sweet taste of the vanilla will spread throughout your mouth.
(GRANSTA within the Tokyo Station ticket gates)
▲ HUMBURG WORKS “Japanese Black Tri-Stars”
3,800 yen (tax included) / Limited to 10 dishes per day
A dish made in the image of the Black Tri-stars using Japanese Black beef in three ways to create a hamburg, steak, and stew.
(Granroof Front outside the Tokyo Station ticket gates)
▲ Irori An Kiraku “The Red Comet’s Pickled Ginger Tempura Soba”
480 yen (tax included) / Limited to 30 dishes per location per day
The red pickled ginger tempura is almost exactly like the Red Comet Char!? The several types of dried seaweed sheets printed with famous lines from the anime are a must-see.
(Available at all 16 locations such as Tokyo Station, Akihabara Station, and more)
▲ camp express “Beef and Bean Jaburo-style Curry”
1,130 yen (tax included) / Limited to 20 dishes per day
The tropical rainforests of Jaburo expressed with baby greens. A crab claw croquette has been placed on a spicy omelette rice beef and bean curry.
(In Ikebukuro Station)
▲ Tokyo Jangara “The Red Comet’s 3-Times Spicy Jangara”
980 yen (tax included) / Limited to 50 dishes per day
Tokyo Jangara’s ramen has been made in the style of Char’s Zaku! Definitely please try tasting this spiciness that is three times the normal level.
(In Ueno Station and Akihabara Station)
※ The photos and illustrations in this article are concept images. Please note that the actual product may differ from these images. Event details are also subject to change or cancellation without notice.