Elite Banana Banao

Don’t even pretend like you wouldn’t shell out just short of two bucks to have one of these.

Elite Banana Banao

I’m personally a fan of the sweaty, nervous banana. Obviously he is a very busy banana and is under a lot of stress. However, the suave looking tuxedo banana closer to the middle is pretty cool and collected. There’s also a cat sitting on top of a banana, and a banana relaxing with some wine. I have no idea why the easy chairs/amorphous blobs are different colors though.

These are made of soft vinyl and come in a plastic capsule (like what you’d find at the exit of a grocery store) and are 2 ½ inches tall…just in case you wanted to know.

What annoys me is that I see stuff like this all the time online or in magazines and I never order them because I’d feel like a total idiot ordering just one. If they were at the grocery store by my place though…

…but I mean really, what do we get for key chains and cell phone charms in America?

Oh, that’s what I thought…

stupid keychains      nascar phone charms

More Elite Banana Banao can be found here.

(The Elite Banana Banao scan was also from the Nov. ’07 issue of Quanto.)


Filed under capsule toys, cute stuff

6 responses to “Elite Banana Banao

  1. Sora

    Well, am I thrilled to find another BANAO-fan. I was almost crazy with them I couldn’t get enough of those stuff.

    You can really go bananas over a banana!

  2. Melamnesia

    OMG I am with you guys BANANAS FOREVER!

  3. Elizabeth Gee

    lol I have a a collection of Banao stuff. I have two of the phone straps displayed on the top. I have a different phone strap. I have a banao folder, a giant stuffed banao, three banao pencil cases, and a banao pencil,

  4. Bluepeter19

    Is Elite Banana Banao a character on a television show or comic? Or is he just a toy?

  5. i went to japan two years ago and saw these, and they reminded me of “Mr Banana grabber” from arrested development.. but for some reason i didnt buy anything X( so i just went back last week and bought a squishy keyring and an “I <3 BANAO" sticker but it was so expensive! Still i regret not getting more. what is it about banao that just makes you love him so much? <3

  6. roxanne

    hellooo i REALLLY want a BANAO phone charm!!
    how can i get me one?

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