Mister Freedom® for Japan Disaster Relief: Round Two, “NINKYO” T-Shirt


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Limited Edition Mister Freedom® original “Ninkyo” Tshirt. The FULL amount of your purchase will go to the American Red Cross to support disaster relief efforts to help those affected by the earthquake in Japan and tsunami throughout the Pacific.

Because the fight is far from over, and I believe in res non verba versus being just speechless in front of the constant and on-going flow of bad news from Japan, here is round two. This is what we cooked up this time:

We hand stenciled 30 custom numbered T-shirts, with original MF® artwork, this time inspired by 60’s propaganda art (Mai ’68in France, Cuba Libre, etc…)
The use of the ninkyo kanji (“an ancient philosophy that values Humanity, Justice and Duty…”) was inspired by an interesting read entitled “Yakuza to the rescue”. Take five, it’s insightful about the often crossed line between Right and Wrong.
Before afterhours bloggers get all excited, I confirm that there is NO political message is this graphic. The only message conveyed is that Japan will need all its will/work power and solidarity to rebuild the mess, especially after the world’s attention gets distracted by other events.

Mister Freedom will be donating ONE HUNDRED PERCENT of the sale of each shirt to the American Red Cross, who will properly dispatch the funds to help those affected by the recent 9.0 earthquake in Japan and Tsunami throughout the Pacific. The MF donation for the FULL AMOUNT, $100.00 per shirt, will be made on the day of your purchase, and the official Red Cross receipt will be available on demand.

100% cotton knit Tubular T-shirts/ Printed on vintage 1950’s-60s NOS military undershirts/ Hand stenciled with water-based ink/ Each print is unique in its variations/ Limited Edition of thirty numbered shirts/ Packaged in custom made original MF chipboard boxes, hand stenciled/ Pre-Washed and fully shrunk.

The limited Edition shirts numbered 1 through 20 are available at Mister Freedom®.
For locals who want to do the right thing, shirts numbered 21 through 30are available from Tina Wakino at BAZAR 1108c Abbot Kinney, Venice, California 90291. Email bazar@artnet.net

Here is the list of the generous donors who have helped folks in Japan who really needed a hand and a break (we will update the list as fast as we can):
T-shirt No. 01/30 (SMALL): TOMMY YIP (UK)
T-shirt No. 02/30 (SMALL): ZACK GINIES (Canada)
T-shirt No. 03/30 (SMALL): D.B.P. (USA)
T-shirt No. 04/30 (SMALL): DOMINGO VILLANUEVA vintageengineerboots.com (USA)
T-shirt No. 05/30 (SMALL): JORGE GIL DE GOMEZ SANTO (Spain)
T-shirt No. 06/30 (SMALL): NOBUKO NISHIMURA Fr/jp design&vintage (France)
T-shirt No. 07/30 (SMALL): HEADSISTAILS (USA)
T-shirt No. 08/30 (SMALL): NANCY DEALEY (USA)
T-shirt No. 09/30 (SMALL): JAMES SEARS (USA)
T-shirt No. 10/30 (SMALL): MAVI (Spain)
T-shirt No. 11/30 (MEDIUM): GREG FURUKAWA (USA)
T-shirt No. 12/30 (MEDIUM): THIS SUNDAY (USA)
T-shirt No. 13/30 (MEDIUM): T. SHOOTER (USA)
T-shirt No. 14/30 (MEDIUM): BEN STARMER (USA)
T-shirt No. 15/30 (MEDIUM): JAMES SEARS (USA)
T-shirt No. 16/30 (MEDIUM): MITCHELL CHANG (USA)
T-shirt No. 18/30 (MEDIUM): CLINT MOREY (USA)
T-shirt No. 19/30 (MEDIUM): R.V. (USA)
T-shirt No. 20/30 (MEDIUM): R.V. (USA)
T-shirt No. 21/30 (SMALL) via Bazar: TIMOTHY “TUG” GODDARD (USA)
T-shirt No. 22/30 (SMALL) via Bazar: MICHAEL WILKERSON (USA)
T-shirt No. 23/30 (SMALL) via Bazar: AARON ISLE (USA)
T-shirt No. 24/30 (SMALL) via Bazar: MICHELLE WILLIAMS (USA)
T-shirt No. 25/30 (SMALL) via Bazar: KATERINA TANA katerinatanadesign.com (USA)
T-shirt No. 26/30 (MEDIUM) via Bazar: JOSHUA GILMAN (USA)
T-shirt No. 27/30 (MEDIUM) via Bazar: JASON HUE (USA)
T-shirt No. 28/30 (MEDIUM) via Bazar: THE RIOT ACT (USA)
T-shirt No. 29/30 (MEDIUM) via Bazar: ADRIENNE STOLTZ (USA)
T-shirt No. 30/30 (MEDIUM) via Bazar: COBY GEWERTZ (USA)

Size: SMALL & MEDIUM only
Retail $100.00 (full amount going t0 the American Red Cross). We pay for shipping.

We thank you sincerely in advance. For shirts No.1 through No.20, call John or Jordan at (323) 653-2014 or mail john@misterfreedom.com or jordan@misterfreedom.com to get yours while they last. We ship internationally.
For shirts No.21 through No.30, visit BAZAR in Venice, Calif. or call Tina at (310) 314 2101

UPDATE (Saturday April 2nd, 2011 at 02:00PM):


We still have a few left to go to win round two, but Mister Freedom® team and Tina Wakino would like to thank you again for your generosity and participation in making this donation of $3000.00 to the American Red Cross possible. YOU did it.
Lotsa love from MF® and BAZAR to all for your support of the JAPAN Disaster Relief.

Update Email from the RED CROSS, received June 20, 2011: