Updated at 2023-04-29
You cannot mistake those big beady eyes, iconic blep, and rosy-red figure for anything other than the adorable mascot of Chiba Prefecture, CHI-BA+KUN! The shape of CHI-BA+KUN is inspired by the map of Chiba Prefecture, with its tongue being the famous and beloved tourist destination, Tokyo Disneyland! The Chiba Prefectural Government has expressly set up a "Taiwan Fan Club" and a "Taiwan Network Office" for him. Don't miss out on the latest updates about CHI-BA+KUN on these two platforms.
Agreement date: August 9, 2016
Area: 5,157.57 square kilometers
Population: Approx. 6,260,000
Main industry: Agriculture, fisheries, commerce, and industry