"Yuru-kyara" Character Craze In Japan

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"Yuru-kyara" Character Craze In Japan

Postby armandv » Wed Dec 26, 2012 12:53 pm

Plush characters seem to be invading Japan. They're called "yuru-kyara" characters. They're used for promotions in Japan.

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http://armandsrancho.blogspot.com/2012/12/yuru-kyara-character-craze-in-japan.html
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Postby Moonlight SY-3 » Wed Dec 26, 2012 11:27 pm

And here's our hometown (Tochigi-ken, Sano-shi) mascot: Sanomaru!

http://www.hlj.com/cgi-perl/hljlist?Word=sanomaru

I believe he placed fourth in this year's competition of most popular mascots.

EDIT: Just checked. He did!

http://en.rocketnews24.com/2012/12/03/mascot-grand-prix-2012-mr-bari-the-baby-chicken-declared-winner/
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