Hmmm, I wonder if there is a rest home for retired Japanese mascots?
“BANNYAI” the mascot retires
New DIE CITY Kitty!!~ mainichi.jp :
The Rainbow Tower has been closed since 2011 due to the Great East Japan Earthquake. An investigation of the tower’s earthquake resistance found the base to be insufficient… mainichi.jp…
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. More...
Just a few of our many past stories about Domo-kun include: