‘Gunny-kun’…soon to be Japan’s newest mascot


Poor Tom Jellybean (L), the mascot of the American Embassy* has a new rival: Gunny-kun, the Gun-Toting Gun.


According to Stephen Colbert, Gunny-kun is perfect for the job.
The jellybean was chosen as the embassy’s mascot because the, ‵countless flavors of jellybeans represent the USA’s diversity.‵


My previous reports of Japan’s loose-character mascots include:


tokyonama-logoshopTokyonama, importer/distributer of original products from Japan–Geneva/Tokyo

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