Updated at 2022-04-17
Japan has a robust mascot culture. Various administrative districts created their own distinct mascots to promote tourism. Ito is located along the eastern coast of Izu Peninsula. Its main industries are fishing and tourism. The doll in the picture is wearing a sailor uniform to show Ito's close association with fishing and the sea.
Area: 124.1 square kilometers
Population: Approx. 70,330
Main industries/features: Tourism, agriculture, fisheries