Yuru Chara Festival Takes Place

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Nyajiro , the mascot of Akita Prefecture and Magorin, the mascot to... News PhotoAkita Prefecture,Army,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Hikone,Horizontal,Human Interest,Japan,Mascot,Offbeat,People,Shiga Prefecture,Wakayama Prefecture,Yuru CharaPhotographer Collection: Sankei 2010 SankeiHIKONE, JAPAN - OCTOBER 23: (JAPANESE NEWSPAPERS OUT) Nyajiro (L), the mascot of Akita Prefecture and Magorin, the mascot to promote Saikashu, famous army people in Wakayama prefecture in 15th century, are seen during the 'Yuru Chara Festival in Hikone' at Yumekyobashi Castle Road on October 23, 2010 in Hikone, Shiga, Japan. Yuru Chara, abbreviation of 'Yurui (unserious or relaxing)' and 'Character', are mascots of local governments, companies etc. The festival attracts 35,000 Yuru Chara fans. (Photo by Sankei via Getty Images)