Kakao Friends Christmas collection


Christmas is still a month away but Kakao Friends is already in a festive mood. The newly-released Kakao Friends Christmas collection includes beloved characters such as Apeach and Ryan, in their new Rudolph and Christmas tree looks. An animation clip was also released on the same day to hype everyone up for the festive collection, dubbed “Santa Friends”.  


Short animation tells the story of Santa Friends


Kakao Friends Christmas - Animation
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카카오프렌즈 KAKAO FRIENDS

This year, the Kakao Friends characters have undergone a Christmas makeover, taking on Santa’s role to spread the love and joy of the festive season. On 13th November 2020, they released a short animation of the story of Santa Friends – the Christmas edition of Kakao Friends.

Kakao Friends Christmas - Animation
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The animation starts with the Kakao Friends decorating a Christmas tree as they prepare for Christmas. Con, the tiny crocodile character, then runs in with a map, asking others to join him on a visit to Santa Village.

Kakao Friends Christmas - Animation
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After the Kakao Friends witness the generous work of Santa and his helpers, they are inspired to become like him.

Kakao Friends Christmas - Animation
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They work together to wrap gifts of all shapes and sizes, hoping to warm the hearts of people through the act of gifting.

Kakao Friends Christmas - Animation
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Ryan and Apeach then go on their way to deliver these presents to people’s doorsteps. 

2020 카카오프렌즈의 크리스마스
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2020 카카오프렌즈의 크리스마스

Rudolph Apeach & Xmas Tree Ryan designs


Kakao Friends Christmas - White Rudolph Glow Soft Plush Toy
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Kakao Friends

Kakao Friends never fails to release cute plush toy designs, and the new Christmas collection is no exception. The White Rudolph Glow Soft Plush Toy (USD 54.96) features both Apeach and Ryan in adorable white Rudolph headgear.

Kakao Friends Christmas - White Rudolph Glow Soft Plush Toy
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The red Rudolph nose lights up when you press Apeach’s head or Ryan’s left hand.

Kakao Friends Christmas - White Rudolph Glow Soft Plush Toy
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Ryan also surprises us with a captivating Xmas tree look this Christmas. If you don’t have space to set up a full-sized Christmas tree, you can always get the Mini Christmas Tree Soft Toy (USD18.63) – with Ryan right in the middle – in its place.

Kakao Friends Christmas - Mini Christmas Tree Soft Toy, Airpods Pro Case Strap Set, Ryan
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If the Xmas tree Ryan plush toy isn’t enough for you, there’s also an Airpods Pro Case Strap Set (USD16.77) with the same design. The case comes with a strap that keeps your Airpods securely attached to your bag.

Kakao Friends Christmas - Airpods Pro Case Strap Set, Ryan
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Everyday items with adorable festive designs


Kakao Friends Christmas - White Christmas collection
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Apart from plush toys, the Kakao Friends Christmas collection also includes a wide range of everyday items celebrating the festive season.

Kakao Friends Christmas - White Lighting Snow Globe, Ryan
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The White Lighting Snow Globe (USD54.96) is a great addition to your home, especially if you love snow. It features snow-coated pine trees surrounding Ryan, and the lamp in front of him lights up with the flick of a switch.

Kakao Friends Christmas - White Mini Snow Globe, Ryan, Apeach
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The collection also includes a White Mini Snow Globe (USD13.97) – in Ryan and Peach versions – for those who prefer something smaller.

Kakao Friends Christmas - Christmas Tree Figure Keyring, Apeach, Ryan
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The Christmas Tree Figure Keyring (USD9.32), which comes in Apeach and Ryan designs, can be easily hung on everyday items like bags and wallets. It’s a good and subtle way to get festive celebrations going without being called overly enthusiastic.

Kakao Friends Christmas - Christmas Socks Gift Set, Apeach, Ryan, Tube
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If you’re running out of gift ideas, perhaps the Christmas Socks Gift Set (USD11.18) might pique your interest. The set comes with 3 pairs of socks with Apeach, Ryan and Tube designs in Christmas-y colours. They are, however, only available in one size – women’s US 6.

Kakao Friends Christmas - Christmas Card Book Set, Christmas Gel Pen Set
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Get started on writing your seasonal greetings with the Christmas Card Book Set (USD13.97), comprising 40 postcards with unique Kakao Friends Christmas designs. You can also go all out and get the Christmas Gel Pen Set (USD9.32) to make your Christmas postcard writing session a truly festive one.

Kakao Friends Christmas - Mini Pop-Up Card, Apeach, Ryan
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Alternatively, you can also attach a Mini Pop-Up Card (USD2.33) to your Christmas gifts to convey short and sweet messages.

Head over to Kakao Friends’ official online store for more details on this collection. 


Kakao Friends Christmas collection


Kakao Friends Christmas - White Christmas collection
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Kakao Friends

It’s never too early to welcome Christmas, and you can start by filling your home with these adorable Kakao Friends Christmas-themed Santa Friends goods. With the new collection, you’re bound to have a joy-filled white Christmas this year.

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