Kyodo News | 2013Sep07
…Santa Clauses from around the world arrive at an airport in Kumamoto Prefecture, on September 7th, to attend some-kind-of Santa Summit.
At the top of the above photo in the middle is Kumamon, the “loose character*” mascot of the prefecture wearing an obscenely-hot, ill-fitting, Santa suit.
Other dorky Kumamon news on the 3Yen includes:
• Creepy ‘Kumamon’ mascot gets crazier
(3Yen / 2013-07-07)
• Japan’s Guinness record for synchronized dork dancing
(3Yen / 2013-01-31)
• Panic disordered characters in the kitchen…
(3Yen / 2012-11-04)