Oona McGee reports: Each of the locally-themed designs will be limited for sale in different regions of the country.
Following on from the huge success of Coca-Cola’s beautiful sakura bottle, which was a hit during the hanami cherry blossom viewing season, the company has now announced it will be releasing five new bottles in Japan, to coincide with the summer holiday season.
Unlike the sakura bottle, which was available to purchase around the country, these five designs will be limited for sale in each of their corresponding regions.
First up is the Hokkaido bottle, which features well-known landmarks that can be found in the country’s northernmost prefecture. There’s the Sapporo Clock Tower, the Sapporo TV Tower, Hakodate’s Goryokaku Tower, and the statue of Dr William Smith Clark, an influential American professor who taught in Hokkaido in the late 1870s. The words “Hokkaido” can also be seen written in Japanese, along with an image of the prefecture and snowflakes, in reference to the area’s renowned snowfall. This bottle will be limited for sale in Hokkaido only … (read more)