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Starting September 20, sixteen Slowpoke themed manholes will be installed at locations across Kagawa Prefecture. This is just one of several spots where Pokémon-manholes can be spotted in Japan. 


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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I would collect the crap out of coin versions of these