Storm Shadow Body Spray
Your eyes do not deceive you. This is not clever PhotoShop chicanery or a bit of Fake News. It’s actual, really real honest-to-Hama, Storm Shadow Body Spray. Or, to be more exact, Cobra EDT Body Spray. EDT–that must be some cool military acronym, right? Like the manufacturer was going all-in on the mythos with this product. Nope. EDT just means eau de toilette. Bummer. Actually, thinking of the words Cobra and eau de toilette together makes for some interesting story ideas. I can picture the plot for an unreleased Sunbow episode now.
The packaging art really sells me on this, and it matches the branding of the 2009 movie action figure line. Hooray for brand consistency! However, I do miss the Wild West days of inconsistent marketing; a time without style guides and carefully cultivated cross-promotional tie-in materials.
Now all I need to do is track some of this stuff down. It’s gotta be number two greatest all-time martial arts themed cologne. I don’t think I need to tell you what number one is…