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:
- Japan’s first mascot? (3Yen / 2018-02-10)
- Japanese mascot BATTLE ROYALE (3Yen / 2015-10-12)
- Japan’s Sewer mascot (3Yen / 2016-09-10)