From Gyoda in Saitama come two of the ugliest mascots I’ve seen. Gyoda is famed for its fried jelly. It’s not really jelly its basically a mashed ball of fried stuff including bean curd, carrots, onion, and potato. After frying it’s dipped into takoyaki sauce and apparently tastes pretty good.
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Idle Idol collects the wonderful 3D characters found all over Japan. Discover antique advertising characters, modern-mass produced mascots, unique one-off designs for small stores and even construction site animals. Learn their names, origins and stories. Sometimes strange, often fascinating but always interesting, meet these amazing characters in Idle Idol The Japanese mascot.