Japan Is Obsessed With Pokémon Go's Professor WillowBrian Ashcraft7/26/16 5:00amFiled to: Pokemon gothe pokemon companykotakueastjapan3012EditPromoteShare to KinjaToggle Conversation toolsGo to permalink GIF [GIF via edo_mond | Akausagi29 | nyoron22 | SeaC_hicken} Professor Willow sure is spawning a lot of Japanese fan art. Advertisement Earlier this month, the character made waves in the West, where folks noticed his shoes and his, ahem, pick-up lines. But it’s been in Japan where Professor Willow’s fan art, much of it boys’ love influenced, has really been taking off. Advertisement Some of the images below of the hunky professor have been retweeted thousands of times. [Image: nyoron22] Kotaku East is your slice of Asian internet culture, bringing you the latest talking points from Japan, Korea, China and beyond. Tune in every morning from 4am to 8am.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.