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Gunma-chan Tattoo!

A friend recently posted the most amazing picture–her brand new Gunma-chan tattoo! Gunma-chan’s been pretty popular lately (our Gunma-chan’s Day Out video has over 5,000 views!) but this is definitely the first tattoo of our pony mascot that I’ve seen. … Continue reading

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Gunma-chan’s Day Out!

A little while back the International Volunteer Committee I’m a member of, Jomo Jet, started a huge project. Normally we do community events like orphanage visits and craft events, but during the summer holidays we decided to take a little … Continue reading

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Gunma-chan x Sento-kun, plus a contest!

A little while back I had the idea of dressing Gunma-chan in various outfits, especially those of other local mascots or Yurukyara. This is Gunma-chan wearing the outfit of everyone’s favorite slightly creepy mascot from Nara, Sento-kun. What do you … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

I actually sent out traditional Japanese 年賀所 or nengajo this year! I always love receiving a big stack of of cards on New Year’s day, but I’ve always been daunted by the process of making them. I finally buckled down … Continue reading

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Gunma-chan, A Call To Arms!

We’re big fans of Gunma-chan around here, our Prefecture’s horsey little mascot. He’s a pretty cute pony, and may in fact be cuter than any other mascot in Japan. In fact, there is a huge Japan-wide competition right now to … Continue reading

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The Many Faces of Gunma-chan: Super ぐんまちゃん!

Hey guys! How awesome is this Gunma-chan? I think he’s my new favorite! Now he’s not just our prefectural mascot, he’s our prefectural super hero too! I know I feel safer having him protecting us. Don’t you? The cabbage patch … Continue reading

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The Many Faces of Gunma-chan — Train Conductor!

We spent the weekend in lovely Minakami, jumping off of waterfalls, swimming in crystal blue rivers, and having an awesome time with great friends. Minakami is only about an hour away by train, but the natural beauty is something straight … Continue reading

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