The latest rice-straw sculptures to go up in Japan are these Dragon Quest Slimes. Brian Ashcraft12/01/16 7:00amFiled to: dragon questsquare enixjapankotakueast39EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalinkThe latest rice-straw sculptures to go up in Japan are these Dragon Quest Slimes. They’ll be on display in Gyoda, Saitama Prefecture until March 26, 2017. Brian Ashcraftbashcraft@kotaku.com@Brian_AshcraftOriginally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored four books, including most recently, Japanese Tattoos: History * Culture * Design.