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Kumamon, the popular black bear mascot of Kumamoto Prefecture, will debut as a YouTuber next month, sharing online its experiences with sports, arts and crafts in multiple languages, the local government said Wednesday.

Starting Sept. 3, a two-minute video featuring the official mascot of the southwestern prefecture will be uploaded onto its YouTube account every Monday. The videos can also be viewed on Kumamon’s official website.

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