Chicken iPhone case part of KFC giveaway

A drumstick iPhone 5s case, a fried chicken desk pillow and poultry-themed computer accessories are among the items KFC Japan is giving away to Twitter followers.
By Ben Hooper  |  Sept. 22, 2014 at 8:39 AM
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TOKYO, Sept. 22 (UPI) -- KFC Japan is celebrating "Colonel Day" with a giveaway including chicken-themed computer accessories and an enormous iPhone 5s case.

The Japanese wing of the U.S.-based fast-food company announced earlier this month it is celebrating the Sept. 9 birthday of founder Colonel Sanders, born in 1890, by giving away items to Twitter followers including a computer keyboard with chicken shapes instead of letters.

KFC Japan's giveaway includes a fried chicken-themed computer keyboard. (KFC Japan)

The company announced late last week the giveaway will also include a massive iPhone 5s case shaped like a friend chicken drumstick and an enormous desk pillow that users can wear "as a helmet."

iPhone case among items being given away to mark "Colonel Day" in Japan. (KFC Japan)

KFC's ad features an animated colonel laughing at how the iPhone case is "so big," and a girl in the pillow ad comments, "You can use it as a helmet ... You can put your hands in it!"

The items, along with other chicken-related accessories including earrings, will be given away to followers of the KFC Japan Twitter account who enter by using the #KFCColonelsDay hashtag prior to Sept. 24.

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