Tag Archive: Go Torch

Aug 05 2016

Go Torch Mascots dance into fans’ hearts at J-Pop Summit


The return of the popular Japanese Go Torch mascots brought lots of smiles, laughter, and dancing to this year’s J-Pop Summit. The Japanese pop-culture festival brought a record 20,000 attendees to San Francisco’s Fort Mason Center July 22-24, teaming the Go Torch (Yuru-Kyara) characters with pop music artists Kyary Pamyu Pamyu, World Order, GARNiDELiA, Silent …

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Jul 22 2016

Japanese Go Torch Mascots Return to J-Pop Summit 2016


Last year’s hit Japanese pop culture Go Torch characters are returning to San Francisco’s J-Pop Summit this weekend to bring more laughter and unique Japanese culture to the 3-day event, July 22-24. The Go Torch (or “Yuru-Kyara”) mascots represent different prefectures or cities in Japan, and there are currently more than 3500 active mascots, popular …

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