Austin Freeman

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Could Domo-kun at 20 mean Domo-kun 2.0?

Culture | CULTURE NOTES Sep 13, 2018

Could Domo-kun at 20 mean Domo-kun 2.0?

Whatever happened to Domo-kun, the furry brown monster with the jagged maw? When I first got to Japan I used to see him everywhere. Now Chiitan, the masochistic Otter who reps the city of Susaki in Kochi Prefecture, stacks my social media feeds with ...