This is the twentieth birthday of the NHK TV character Domo-kun and there’s speculation here in Japan about:
‵‵Whatever happened to Domo-kun, the furry brown monster with the jagged maw?′′
Could Domo-kun at 20 mean 2.0?
japantimes.co.jp | 2018/09/13
…Domo-kun has been largely absent from social media. Today’s mascots, on the other hand, use everything at their disposal to win you over… it isn’t so much that Domo-kun has disappeared; it’s more that the mascot field he helped push into popularity has become more crowded.
Just a few of our many past stories about Domo-kun include:
- Regular and Rasta Domo-kun..wow! (3Yen / 2007-12-11/)
- Fabulous furry fashion monster, Domo-kun (3Yen / 2014-01-23)
- Does dodgy Domo-kun dash pervy Pikachu’s preeminence? (3Yen / 2014-03-03)