Sento-kun

Manto-kun vs Sento-kunEver since his horned head was unveiled in February, Sento-kun has been the target of ridicule and revulsion. Now the mascot chosen to mark the 1,300th anniversary of Japan’s ancient capital being relocated to Nara is in danger of being usurped.

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  1. December 20, 2009 at 9:00 pm

    And here are some alternatives that were considered (Manto-kun was the winner, of course):
    http://pinktentacle.com/2008/05/vote-for-your-favorite-nara-mascot/

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