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Update: June 10, 2013

Prefectural Mascots

Prefectural Mascots

Watan

Caffy

watan

caffy

Watan was created in 1999 as the mascot of Shiga's 21st Century Celebration Project. This much loved water sprite promotes Shiga with a variety of messages. Watan is Caffy's senior.

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Caffy was created in 2007 as the mascot of the 21st Japan Sports and Recreation Festival, hosted by Shiga hosted 2008. Caffy is a native catfish of Lake Biwa and promotes sports in Shiga.

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