Japanese most of local government and cities made their mascots
to publicize their local foods and area for tourists and people.
These characters are called “Yuru-Kyara” which means “loose characters”.
It is because they seems to be somewhat goofy and rough.
Funassy is one of the most popular mascot of Funahashi city, Chiba in Japan.
He is a pear fairy, but he has incredible physical performance , different from his appearance. He looks “loose” but he really works “hard”.