2018.03.05-Mascot-Quiz-800x450 How Well Do You Know Your Japanese Mascots?

A large variety of mascots make their home in Japan, and that fact should surprise absolutely no one. Known for turning the cuteness factor up to 11 at all times, Japan has an interest in mascots that borderlines on obsession. Even the 2020 Tokyo Olympic games have just announced the duo of mascots that will represent the event.

With so many mascots, how can anyone possibly keep them all straight. It seems that every other day a new and inexplicably cute mascot is introduced for some reason or another. From cities to prefectures, mountains to rivers, prisons to condoms, if you can think of it, there is probably a mascot to represent it in Japan.

Think you know all there is about Japanese mascots? This quiz tests your knowledge of these varied creatures. The following are some of the most popular and some of the weirdest that we could gather together. Let’s see how much you know.

Question #1: F-Man

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It's Oka-y, try again!

Question #2: Shimaneko

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Ne ne, it's alright. Try again!

Question #3: Sento-kun

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Oh deer! Let's try answering that one again!

Question #4: Kumamon

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Moto-rola called. They want you to think about that answer again...

Question #5: Tawawa-chan

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Looks like we're not in Tokyo anymore, Tawawa.

Question #6: Reruhi-san

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Come on, this one is so obvious.

Question #7: Melon Kuma

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RRRaaaaawwwrrrrrrrrRRR!!

Question #8: Domo-kun

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In Japan, people from this company will knock on your door and try to strong arm you for money.

Question #9: Jimmi Hattori

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I wish that was the answer....

Question #10: Fukka-chan

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Cute little fukka, ain't it?

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