A prime example of creepy-cute. Dressed in a full-body white jumpsuit with his signature afro and unsettling stare, this mascot has filled the public with a mixture of horror and delight and represents Okazaki City in the Aichi Prefecture.
After releasing slapstick videos similar to that of the cast of Jackass, this Japanese mascot was mistaken for Shinjokun. Self-described as a “newborn fairy baby” genderless otter, wearing a turtle as a hat, Chiitan was once the self-declared unofficial representative...
This mascot is a cute cat character, that dresses in traditional Asian clothing. Yachinyan was created to attract tourists to the Yonbancho Square shopping street in Hikone in the Shiga prefecture.
One of Japan’s regional mascots from Amagasaki in Hyogo prefecture, Chicchai Ossan, whose real name is Shinichi Sakata, is a middle-aged Japanese man, has become one of Japan’s favorite pop culture characters and is the first speaking character.