Tuesday, October 15, 2013
Fukushima Industries Unveils It's New Mascot - FUKUPPY!
The company—an Osaka-based maker of industrial cooling equipment with no connection to the nuclear plant of the same name—described the egg-shaped mascot as curious and kind with "a strong sense of justice," reports the South China Morning Post. The image quickly spread on Twitter, where it was mistakenly described as an attempt to raise the profile of disaster-hit Fukushima Prefecture. A company spokeswoman says there was a "misunderstanding" about the name and the firm plans to act to end any confusion.
Posted by David