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    Wednesday March 4, 2015
  • Tokyo Katsushika's Unofficial Moe Mascot Characters Unveiled

    440,000-populated special ward famous for the "KochiKame" manga series

    Tokyo-based company S-Drive has launched a new regional revitalization project for Katsushika Ward in Tokyo, named Katsushika Heroine Collection, KatsuColle for short, featuring moe bishoujo characters designed and named after the stations and areas in the ward. Check the KatsuColle girls after the jump.

  • Tuesday February 17, 2015
  • Kyoto City Subway's Mascot Girls Collaborate with Kyoto International Manga Museum

    Featuring the museum's mascot girl Miyu Karasuma

    Following the last one for the Nijo Castle last October, Kyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau has revealed a new promotional poster featuring its city subway's three mascot girls: Moe, Saki, and Misa. This time the girls are collaborating with Yumi Karasuma, the mascot girl of Kyoto International Manga Museum. Check the poster after the jump!

  • Saturday January 31, 2015
  • JSDF Ibaraki Mascot Girls Need Their Unit Name

    The one winner will receive a colored paper with an autograph by the illustrator

    Japan Self Defense Force's Ibaraki provincial cooperation office has its own three moe mascot girls: Koume (Army), Nobara (Navy), and Hibari (Air force), designed by manga artist/illustrator Pochi Iida. The office is now inviting suggestions for a name for their unit. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Friday January 23, 2015
  • VIDEO: 6 Meter "Mineo-tan" Hug Pillow to be Given to One Person

    Suitable size for a 8 meter tall person

    K-Opti com's cell phone service division Mineo has launched a new promotional campaign "Mineo BIG CHALLENG!" to win a 6 meter tall hug pillow featuring its original mascot character Mineo-tan designed by illustrator/manga artist Yasu (Toradora!, Joshiraku). Check the video how to fit the pillow into the room after the jump!

  • Thursday December 4, 2014
  • Motorboat Race Mascot Girl Matsuri Shizunami to Join Winter Comiket

    To be held at Tokyo Big Sight on December 28-30

    Boat Race Tamagawa, a motorboat racing stadium in Tokyo, has announced that it will join the upcoming 87th Comic Market to introduce its newly created mascot character named Matsuri Shizunami to the manga/anime fans. She is set as an idol motorboat racer of uncertain age. Check her profile after the jump.

  • Thursday November 27, 2014
  • Local Bus Company Wants Its Miko Mascot Characters Named

    Three girls inspired by the “Kumano Sanzan” world heritage

    As reported several times, asking suggestions for the names of its mascot characters (cute moe/bishoujo girls in most cases) has become very popular promotional campaign among Japanese companies and rural areas. The newest entry is Kumano Kotsu, a bus company in Wakayama Prefecture. Find out about their miko mascot girls after the jump.

  • Monday November 10, 2014
  • Shima-City's Official Moe Female Diver Needs Her Name

    The winner will receive a set of Ise Ebi (Japanese spiny lobster)

    Shima-city in Mie Prefecture is known for its marine product industry and Ise-Shima National Park with a beautiful complicated shoreline. The city recently revealed its official moe "ama" (female diver who collects shells, seaweed, etc.) character, and is seeking ideas from the public for her name. Hit the jump for more details.

  • Saturday November 8, 2014
  • VIDEO: Robotic Vacuum Cleaner Talking as Your Little Sister

    Voiced by Ibuki Kido (Yume Hasegawa in Pupa)

    Sharp Corporation has started accepting pre-orders for the limited "sister version" of its popular robotic vacuum cleaner COCOROBO featuring the voice of anime voice actress Ibuki Kido, who is known for her sister characters such as Akiko Himenokouji in OniAni and Yume Hasegawa in Pupa. Check the PV for the tsundere sister-voice cleaner after the jump.

  • Friday October 31, 2014
  • New Promotional Poster for Kyoto City Subway's Mascot Girls

    Collaboration campaign with World Heritage: Nijo Castle

    Kyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau has revealed a new promotional poster featuring its city subway's three mascot girls: Moe Uzumasa, Saki Matsuga, and Misa Ono. The girls are now promoting a collaboration campaign with the Nijo Castle, one of the World Heritage sites in Japan. Check the poster after the jump.

  • Friday October 24, 2014
  • "Strike Witches" Director Designs Mascot Characters for National Defense Academy of Japan

    Clear files will be available at the upcoming anniversary festival

    National Defense Academy of Japan plans to hold its 62nd anniversary festival on November 8 and 9. To support the event, Kazuhiro Takamura, best known as the director of the military-featured moe anime series Strike Witches, designs three original mascot girls representing the land, sea and air forces. Check the visuals after the jump.

  • Tuesday October 7, 2014
  • VIDEO: Complete Version Anime CM Featuring Kyoto-city Subway's Mascot Girls

    Plus the PV for the theme song "sakura"

    Following the colorless "trailer" version posted last month, the full-color complete version anime CM with voices of the three mascot girls of Kyoto Municipal Transportation Bureau is finally available on the web. Check the CM and the PV for the theme song after the jump.

  • Wednesday September 24, 2014
  • FEATURE: Kyoto International Manga Anime Fair 2014 Photo Report 4: City Subway's Mascot Girls

    With Kyoto International Manga Museum's PR character Miyu Karasuma

    The first things given to the visitors at the entrance were this year's guide map and a round fan featuring three mascot girls of the Kyoto-city subway: Moe Uzumasa, Saki Matsuga, Misa Ono, with the new PR character for Kyoto International Manga Museum, Yumi Karasuma. Check how they are working for the city after the jump.

  • Moe Temple Ryohoji in Tokyo to Release Toro Benten-zou Figure

    1/8 scale pre-painted kit will be available in November

    As reported several times in the past, Ryohoji, a Buddhist temple in Hachiouji, Tokyo, has been known for its various business activities featuring moe-style female characters, and often called as "Moe Temple." Its latest item is a 1/8 scale figure of one of its mascot characters, Toro Benten. Check the details after the jump.