When Mr. Kiasu Meets SpongeBob SquarePants
coffee table book is a 64-page full-color edition published by Shogakukan Asia. The book and licensed merchandise will launch exclusively at the Shogakukan Asia booth and SpongeBob x Mr Kiasu booth, respectively, at the Singapore Comic Con on Dec. 7-8.
“As a pop culture enthusiast and a longtime fan of ‘SpongeBob,’ I couldn’t be happier to re-imagine him with Mr. Kiasu and create a unique take on ‘SpongeBob’ in Asia,” says Johnny Lau.
Conceptualized by Nickelodeon and Lau, the book features the unique illustrative style of Lau who blends the two characters into each other’s world. Bikini Bottom will meet Singapore in this clash of worlds, when SpongeBob runs into Mr. Kiasu and both embark on an adventure.
“To continue to commemorate ‘SpongeBob’s’ 20th anniversary, we wanted to partner an artist
Fans can also get their books autographed by Lau, who will conduct fan-signing on both days of Singapore Comic Con. Thereafter, the coffee table book will be available at leading bookstores beginning Dec. 9.
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