According to News Web Easy, there will be Osaka Kansai Expo in 2025. The Expo is a big event where countries around world will introduce the cultures and the technologies and many people will gather from world. The character used to advertise has been decided.
The organization has selected it from 1898 art works gathered. The character looks like the shape of carrying the red mark which was decided two years ago. Because Osaka has many rivers the blue color is used. It expresses that the shape can be changed freely like water.
There are opinions about the character on the internet. [Love it. It looks cute], [It might make children cry.]
The organization is planing to get a name for the character from the public at the end of April.
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