Kyushu Mascot Character “Kumamon” Android Apps Released


A Team [J] has released the Android applications Kumamon’s Simple Clock Widget, Kumamon Full! [Kumamon’s Clock Widget], and Kumamon’s Live Wallpaper♪, based on Kumamon, Kumamoto Prefecture’s tourism PR mascot and champion of last year’s Mascot Character Grand Prix 2011.  Download is 200 yen each.
Kumamon is a character born out of Kumamoto Prefecture office’s shinkansen (high-speed train) line opening In March of 2011.  Appearing in all kinds of events and media, sales from related merchandise have surpassed 1 billion yen, a testament to its great popularity.
 
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