Just got back from watching the Tokyo Marathon. I mainly went to watch Joseph Tame do his amazing run with his funny irun contraption but also saw some fantastic costumes. Lots of pandas I guess because Ueno zoo has just received two new ones from China. Also many Gachapins and Pickachus. Pink Tentacle has many more photos from the day including an awesome Alien Baltan and a persevering Jesus.
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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.