Hokuto-city, a 48,000 population city in Hokkaido, held an official citizen poll to choose its own promotional character in early November. The winner was a surf clam sushi-motif creature named "Zuushii Hokkii." Check the unofficial anime PV after the jump.
On June 23 and 24, Hokkaido Japan will be hosting the Toyako Manga Anime Festa 2012 at a hot spring resort famous for being the site of the 2008 G8 summit. In honor of the occasion, and through August, the local Evergreen Taxi service will be running cars coated in colorful itasha wrappers. Get a look after the jump.
51 Family Marts in Hokkaido will be doing a Snow Miku promotion during Sapporo's Yuki Matsuri (snow festival) from February 6-12th. The four stores closest to the festival will be decorated, too. Hit the jump for a preview!