Anime Artist Teases Possible Louis Vuitton Collaboration With Viral Tweet

louis vuitton

A mysterious Louis Vuitton bag hand-painted with a mobile game character has gone viral on the Japanese internet.

The image comes from Twitter user @hagitcho, a professional illustrator who has created characters for novels and games such as “Fate/Apocrypha” and “Fate/Grand Order.”

The bag appears to be a briefcase similar to the Alzer 80 Anglais Monogram, but the exact model is unconfirmed. 

Based on @hagitcho’s caption, netizens believe that the painter is a talented female Louis Vuitton employee.

Taihou. Image via Yostar

The unidentified painter replicates Taihou, an aircraft carrier from Chinese mobile game “Azur Lane.”

“I had the fantastic opportunity to watch this remarkable Louis Vuitton piece in action. I didn’t expect her to paint in analog!” SoraNews24 quoted @hagitcho as writing. “I’m not sure of the details, but it seems to be an official project. Magnificent!”

The image has gained over 20,000 likes since its posting, leaving Japanese users thrilled about the mysterious collaboration. Given its exclusivity, many suspect that it will sell for an amount heftier than usual.

Netizens commented:

“Great… (No more words to come).”

“I look forward to a live broadcasting.”

“It is Louis Vuitton in Ginza. I want to see both the production process and the finished product.”

“The quality is just too high!”

“It’s an official case! How much does it cost?”

Support our Journalism with a Contribution

Many people might not know this, but despite our large and loyal following which we are immensely grateful for, NextShark is still a small bootstrapped startup that runs on no outside funding or loans.

Everything you see today is built on the backs of warriors who have sacrificed opportunities to help give Asians all over the world a bigger voice.

However, we still face many trials and tribulations in our industry, from figuring out the most sustainable business model for independent media companies to facing the current COVID-19 pandemic decimating advertising revenues across the board.

We hope you consider making a contribution so we can continue to provide you with quality content that informs, educates and inspires the Asian community. Even a $1 contribution goes a long way. Thank you for everyone’s support. We love you all and can’t appreciate you guys enough.

NextShark is a leading source covering Asian American News and Asian News including business, culture, entertainment, politics, tech and lifestyle.

For advertising and inquiries: