VIDEO: Mascot Funashi Hypes "Bodacious Space Pirates" Anime Movie

Leaping “pear fairy" joined by two relatively more subdued mascots to promote this weekend's opening.

Last year, Funasshii, the “pear fairy,” “unofficial” mascot of Funabashi, Chiba, was named  in 2013's“Regional Mascot General Election."  You'll see why this hyper-action guy has become a viral sensation in his promo appearance for this weekend's premiere of the Bodacious Space Pirates: Abyss of Hyperspace anime movie.


The two, relatively more subdued mascots accompanying Funasshii are Shibuya Flower Project mascot Kumokkuru and Tokyo's Togoshi Ginza shopping district mascot  Gin-chan.



voice actors theme song singer Shokotan, Matsukaze Masaya, Hisako Kanemoto, and Mikako Komatsu, writer Yuichi Sasamoto and director  Tatsuo Sato doing their part to launch the movie.

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