Emperor and Empress of Japan visited Kumomaoto prefctural government office and Kumamon, the very popular symbol character of Kumamoto, greeted the monarchs on Oct.28th.
The Kumamoto Governor hosted a special presesentation and ceremony for the monarchs. And Kumamon performed its special gymnastic exercise in front of the two monarchs. They thank it very much in joy, asking it, “Are you single?” ,which elicit a good laughs from the audience. Kumamon’s popularity enable that prefecture to make a huge revenue related to tourism.