Japanese mascots can be found all around the country at events and shopping malls. In Japan, mascots are a huge business worth hundreds of millions. Whether it’s the world-famous Kumamon or the newly designed Tokyo Olympic mascots – there’s a good chance that you’re familiar with at least a couple of them.
While everyone looks to take a few pictures with the huge, cuddly characters we’ve grown to love… their incredible size is not always convenient. Here is a collection of hilarious but adorable photos of Japanese mascots getting stuck in things.
Things just aren’t going well for this strange fellow.
I don’t who came up with a giant pea for a mascot, but I have to wonder why?
How do you get Pikachu onto an elevator? You Poke-him-on (pokemon)!
Let’s create a mascot! Okay, let’s give him a 4-meter circumference!
“I’m sorry I’m late, boss… there was a huge panda that got his head stuck in the train…”
I’m not even going to try to figure out what this is or why he is stuck in an elevator.
Japan needs more busses that are mascot-accessible.
Hey! Where do you think you’re touching with those hands!