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The TOP 5 Japan Mascots (2023) | Ichimon Japan 78

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On this episode of Ichimon Japan we cover what the top Japanese mascots (yurukyara) of 2023 plus a few other ones!

Topics Discussed

  • What the Yuruverse Grand Prix is (ゆるバースグランプリ2023年・Yurubāsu Grand Prix 2023)
  • Who won the Yuruverse Grand Prix 20203 competition
  • About the transition from the Yurukyara Grand Prix to the Yuruverse Grand Prix
  • What the top 5 Japanese mascots are
  • Who the top yurukyara in Japan is
  • About Udonnow
  • About Inunakin and Yurunakin
    About Echigon
  • About Sadandy
  • About Muvio
  • About Melonkuma
  • About Zushihokki
  • About Johnny the tofu shop mascot
  • And much more!

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Links, Videos, Etc.

Here is the full list for the 2023 Yuruverse Grand Prix competition

Here is the video of the coronavirus fighting Japanese mascot Koronon.

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Ichimon Japan cover art: Produced by Erik R.

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