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Barysan, the official local mascot of Imabari city, Ehime Prefecture... News PhotoAnnual Event,City,Community,Ehime Prefecture,Grand Prix Motor Racing,Horizontal,Human Interest,Japan,Mascot,Saitama Prefecture,Sport,Winners Podium,Winning,Yuru CharaPhotographer Collection: The Asahi Shimbun 2012 The Asahi ShimbunHANYU, JAPAN - NOVEMBER 25: (CHINA OUT, SOUTH KOREA OUT) Barysan, the official local mascot of Imabari city, Ehime Prefecture is seen on the podium after winning the first place in annual local 'Yuru Chara' Grand Prix 2012 on November 25, 2012 in Hanyu, Saitama, Japan. Yuru Chara, abbreviation of 'Yurui (unserious or relaxing)' and 'Character', are mascots of local governments and companies. (Photo by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images)