Little City Dogs in Japan. Oji City residents now have a new mascot that is unique really.
In an effort to increase tourists, small town Oji, Nara Prefecture, Japan, create a new mascot. No, not a furry character that we often see in the game of football, but quadrotor drone dog named Yūkimaru. Wearing a bandana collar and black hat adorable, Yūkimaru first appearance in a promotional video released this month by the city government. Where he was floating around in Oji exciting attractions such as the Temple of Daruma, Yamato River, and Mt. Myojin.
According to legend, the regent and a politician named Prince Shotoku Asuka period ever met Oji Buddhist monk named Daruma, who pretended to be a beggar. Although Shotoku seeks to give food and clothes to the monks, he ultimately died. And although the Prince held a funeral worthy of Daruma, when he visited the cemetery again, the monk has disappeared. To appreciate this event, the city government to build Daruma Temple. In it, there are temples dedicated to pets Prince Shotoku. The dog’s name is Yūkimaru.