America-born Kewpie is so loved and popular in Japan.
Especially small sized kewpie doll key chains and cell-phone straps are sold well.
They are in varieties of costumes, and there are even region original versions, which are available in certain places!!
The picture #1: Sapporo University Kewpie
They made is for the 40th anniversary.
The picture #2: Kusatsu Hot Spring Kewpie
Kusatsu is a famous hot spring town in [W:Gunma Prefecture].
This Kewpie is in a costume of a yumomi person who stir hot spring to cool down.
The picture #3: The Japanese Self-Defense Forces Kewpie
It’s the Forces’ original Kewpie in the army costume.
The picture #4: [W:Miyagi Prefecture] Kewpie
The left one is oyster, and the right one is fish cake. Both are the region’s specialties.
The picture #5: Sugamo Town Kewpie
It’s in the omamori (Japanese amulet pouch) from the town’s famous temple.
Aren’t they interesting?
Even though I live in Japan, I had never seen the exclusive Kewpies.
If you are interested in buying these Kewpies, please feel free to contact me.
Is there any Kewpie in a unique costume in your country?
If so, please share with us!
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