New World Guinness Record for Most Mascots Dancing
141 mascots gathered in Sasebo to beat the world Guiness record for most mascots dancing together. In Japan it is usual to create mascots to promote tourism in each prefecture; they are known as yuru-kyara, for example in Kagoshima they have Kajukansa to promote the oranges from the area.
To be able to beat the Guinness record they had to dance non-stop during five minutes with less than 5% of the mascots desynchronized. They failed at the first two attempts, as more than 5% of the mascots lost the beat of the music, but at the third attempt they succeeded:
Via Kyodo News