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Japan-mascot-Kumamon-lifestyle-marketing-society by Hiroshi HIYAMA... News PhotoAttending,Careless,Event,Food,Horizontal,Japan,Kumamon,Kumamoto Prefecture,Lifestyles,Man Made Object,Tokyo - JapanPhotographer Collection: AFP 2014 AFPTo GO WITH STORY: Japan-mascot-Kumamon-lifestyle-marketing-society by Hiroshi HIYAMA 'Kumamon,' a clumsy bear mascot of Kumamoto prefecture (R, on stage) attends a food products event to promote products from Kumamoto prefecture in Tokyo on February 23, 2014. Most local mascots linger in relative obscurity but Kumamon draws hundreds of camera-toting fans at public events. He makes national television appearances and his wobbly signature dance -- once performed for the emperor and empress -- has notched up more than two million views on YouTube.AFP PHOTO / Yoshikazu TSUNO (Photo credit should read YOSHIKAZU TSUNO/AFP/Getty Images)