The Ni-gun Hanshin Tigers will be running a promotional tie-in with the upcoming film X-MEN: Days of Future Past (Japanese title is X-MEN: Future & Past).
The Ni-gun Tigers will play Inter-league games against the Yomiuri Giants at Koshien on May 31 and June 1. The new X-MEN film is set to open in Japan on May 30. The two sides agreed on an ad campaign that features players and superheroes in similar poses. The promotional posters will be featured in a north corridor off an underground shopping area near Osaka Station between May 19 and 25 and on the main Hanshin train line between May 21 and 27 (one train, six cars, between Sannomiya and Umeda stations).