List of collaborations
The following is a list of collaborations between Kemono Friends and other franchises, companies and zoos.
Collaborations Featured in Kemono Friends (2015 Mobile Game)
Sgt. Frog Invasion!? Japari Park Has Been Invaded!
Collaboration between the original Kemono Friends mobile game and Sgt. Frog. Sgt. Frog characters were featured as recruitable Friends. The creator of Kemono Friends, Mine Yoshizaki, is also the creator of Sgt. Frog.
Kemono Division 9: TACHIKOMA FRIENDS ~ Standalone Kemoplex
Collaboration between the original Kemono Friends mobile game and Ghost in the Shell. Tachikoma, robots featured in Ghost in the Shell, were featured as Friends which could be recruited and used as regular in-game units.
Collaborations Featured in Kemono Friends (2017 Anime)
Main article: Kemono Friends Collaborative Shorts
Collaboration between the Kemono Friends (2017 Anime) and JRA. The teaser website was released on May 29, 2017, and the official Friends of Uma website was released on June 30, 2017. In it, an Animal talk video was released, and on August 9, the short animation "Racecourse" was released.
Animelo Summer Live 2017
Collaboration between the Kemono Friends (2017 Anime) and Animelo Summer Live. The event took place from August 25 to 27, 2017. The short animation "Anisama" was released as a manner video during Animelo Summer Live. The same was later released on Youtube on August 30.
Nissin no Donbei
Collaboration between the Kemono Friends (2017 Anime) and Nissin Foods
. Donbei is the name of a cup of soba noodles product sold by Nissin Foods. A special website opened on September 19, 2017, in which the short animation "Fukkura" was shown.
Collaborations Featured in Kemono Friends 3
Collaboration between Kemono Friends 3 and Sanrio's Hello Kitty. Serval and White Serval, transformed into magical girls resembling Hello Kitty, were featured as Friends that could be recruited and used as regular units. Furniture items for the Treehouse were also available from the event.
Collaboration between Kemono Friends 3 and Osamu Tezuka's manga works, Phoenix and Unico. The main characters were featured as Friends that could be recruited and used as regular in-game units. Furniture items for the Treehouse were also available from the event. This marked Hi-no-Tori's first appearance in a piece of Kemono Friends media making her an official Friend as she was previously only part of a celebration of Osamu Tezuka's works and not anything officially related to Kemono Friends.
Collaboration between Kemono Friends 3 and Puyo Puyo. Draco Centauros and Witch were featured as Friends that could be recruited and used as regular units. Dhole also received an Arle outfit and furniture items were made available for the Treehouse. The event had special stages which were in the Puyo Puyo artstyle rather than using normal stage backgrounds.
Collaboration between Kemono Friends 3 and Ghost in the Shell: SAC_2045. Like the first Ghost in the Shell collab, this event featured two new Friends based on Tachikomas that could be recruited and used as regular units, as well as a special type of Cellien called Tachilien that resembles the robots from the show. The oil event currency also returned from the original game. The event story makes references to the original collaboration as well as
Black Knight and White Demon King Tie-Up Campaign
Tie-up campaign between Kemono Friends 3 and Black Knight and White Demon King. Players were encouraged to install both games and complete missions in each game to receive rewards for the other game.
Blade X Lord Tie-Up Campaign
Tie-up campaign between Kemono Friends 3 and Blade X Lord. Players were encouraged to install both games and complete missions in each game to receive rewards for the other game.
Collaboration between Kemono Friends 3 and NIJISANJI's Debidebi Debiru. The Virtual YouTuber appeared during the event's story, and a Friend of themselves (Debiru-sama) was created from their phone's wallpaper which could be recruited and used as a regular unit. Australian Devil and Tasmanian Devil also received Hanamaru Change units dressed like Debidebi Debiru and featuring them in their Miracles in this event. The real life Debidebi Debiru also held a stream where they played Kemono Friends 3, showing themselves rolling for the unit and playing through the event story. KemoV's Island Fox also streamed herself playing through the event and rolling for them.
Collaboration between Kemono Friends 3 and TV mascots Gachapin and Mukku. The characters appeared as Friends that could be recruited and used as regular units, and a Treehouse furniture was also available as a mission reward.
Collaboration campaign between Kemono Friends 3 and the mascot of Kumamoto Prefecture, Kumamon. Part the campaign profit will be donated to Kumamoto City Hometown Support Donations (ふるさとくまもと応援寄附金). The event period: August 13 to 25, 2022.
Shiro Chronicle Joker
A collaboration with the Japanese town management simulation game Shiro Chronicle Joker was held between June 7th and July 9th, 2019. Kemono Friends Pavilion received Playthings themed after the game, and a large amount of Friends appeared as animated statues in Shiro Chronicle Joker. The game featured a GPS component to acquiring the collab items. See Kemono Friends Pavilion × Shiro Chronicle Joker for more information.
Main article: Kemono Friends 2 × Kotodaman
The word puzzle RPG Kotodaman and Kemono Friends 2 collaborated twice, from October 4 to 29, 2018 and from January 9 to 30, 2019.
Chain Chronicle 3
A collaboration with the RPG Chain Chronicle 3 was held between March 19 and 27, 2019.
Main article: Kemono Friends 2 × Destiny Child
A collaboration with the CCG Destiny Child was held between March 19 and 27, 2019.
Dragons Nest M
A collaboration with the MMORPG Dragons Nest M was held between June 13 and July 4, 2019.
A collaboration with the Korean MMORPG Mabinogi was held between April 16th and May 14th, 2020. The game added a variety of Kemono Friends 2 content, such as outfits, pets, and minigames. See Kemono Friends 2 × Mabinogi for more information.
A collaboration with the MMORPG Tales Weaver was held between October 28 and November 25, 2020.
Girls and Creatures
A collaboration with the MMORPG Girls and Creatures was held between February 9 and 22, 2021.
A collaboration with the auto-play game Monster Dungeon was held between November 1 and 30, 2021.
A collaboration with the MMORPG La Tale was held between January 13 and February 10, 2022.
7 Rhythm Dash
A collaboration with the Rhythm RPG 7 Rhythm Dash was held between May 24 and June 7, 2022.
Staying true to its animal theme, Kemono Friends has collaborated with various zoos across Japan. In a typical collaboration, the participating zoo will put up a cardboard cut-out of an animal's corresponding Friend in front of their enclosure, in addition to selling Kemono Friends-themed merchandise. Below is a list of these collaboration events.
Tobu Zoo Collaboration
Kemono Friends' first zoo collaboration, at Hybrid Leisure Land Tobu Zoo, made international headlines due to the "relationship" formed between one of the zoo's older Humboldt penguins, named "Grape", and his enclosure's cardboard cut-out of Hululu, Kemono Friends' own Humboldt Penguin. The original run of this collaboration lasted from 4/22/2017 to 6/25/2017, and a second collab lasted from 7/15/2017 to 9/3/2017.
- Red Kangaroo
- Axis Deer
- African Bush Elephant
- Reticulated Giraffe
- North American Beaver
- Suri Alpaca
- Greater Flamingo
- Asian Small-Clawed Otter
- Plains Zebra
- Scarlet Ibis
- White Peafowl
- Raccoon Dog
- Brown Bear
- Wild Bactrian Camel
- Humboldt Penguin
- White Tiger
- Malayan Tapir
- Red Panda
- Eurasian Eagle-Owl
- Fennec Fox*
Misaki Park Collaboration
Nonhoi Park Collaboration
A collaboration between Kemono Friends and Nonhoi Park, lasting from 7/22/2017 to 9/24/2017.
Nasu Animal Kingdom Collaboration
A collaboration between Kemono Friends and Nasu Animal Kingdom, lasting from 7/22/2017 to 8/31/2017.
Kamine Zoo New Year Collaboration
A collaboration between Kemono Friends and Kamine Zoo, lasting from 1/2/2020 to 2/11/2020. https://www.city.hitachi.lg.jp/citypromotion/hitachikaze/topic/001/p081775.html
Hanazono Church Aquarium Collaboration
A collaboration between Kemono Friends and Hanazono Church Aquarium, Kyoto, to crowdfund the maintenance and 10th anniversary event for the aquarium, from 6/7/2022 to 9/5/2022. The crowdfunding ended successfully and supporters would receive Kemono Friends collab goods as rewards. Press: https://www.kyotohanasui.com/press
Sgt. Keroro x Kemono Friends．GOGO Kumamoto - Guided Tour
"ケロロ軍曹 x けものフレンズ、GOGOくまもと - ガイドツアー" A tourism campaign between Kumamoto City and two main franchises created by Mine Yoshizaki, Sgt. Keroro and Kemono Friends in 2019. Campaign website: https://kumamoto-guide.jp/keroro&kemono-friends/