Huge Japanese Mascots In Huge Raincoats

[Image: KUMAMOTO_1030 | Twitter]
[Image: KUMAMOTO_1030 | Twitter]
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We’ve already seen cute photos of big Japanese mascots stuck in doorways. So now let’s look at photos of them stuck in bad weather.

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Jumbo mascots often appear at events in Japan, but like with anything outdoors, you cannot control the weather. And since these are large characters, they need large raincoats.

Case in point:

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Otherwise, you’ll end up with a bunch of plastic bags taped together like so:

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This is not a good look. Giant raincoats, however, are.

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Hopefully, big mascots will also up their galoshes game for when the streets are still wet.

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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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DISCUSSION

If I had one or more children I would want to dress them up in that pikachu raincoat.