Kyoto Animation have paired up with the Keihan Railway in promotion of its top school student romance anime Chuunibyou Demo Koi ga Shitai Ren in an attempt to boost both disc sales and passenger numbers – offering otaku the opportunity of riding trains on the Otsu line decorated with a Chuunibyou theme as persuasion.
Specialized train tickets are available containing likely redundant information about Chuunibyou’s characters as well as a map of the Otsu line – the tickets will be released on April 26th.
Paper designs of the Chuunibyou trains to be:
The special train tickets:
The trains hit the rails March 18th, a day before the actual launch of Chuunibyou Ren’s first BD/DVD, and were soon swarming with riders: