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Peko-chan thief

Peko-chan

More breaking news from Japan. Someone, reportedly a mobster, has stolen 10 Peko-chan statues. Peko-chan is the mascot of Fujiya bakery, an old store implicated last year for using expired ingredients. It is hard to imagine “collectors”  willing to pay 150,000 to 200,000 yen ($1,600 to $2,150) for these one meter dolls with the lascivious tongue. I would pay money to remove her image from my brain. At least she gets dressed seasonally:

Peko-chan