Dru had this post up about Osaka mascots, which is awesome by the way. Go check it out, if you haven't done it yet.
We bumped into a few, hard at work at a few main train stations around Japan but I know next to nothing about them.
But hey! Never a problem to put up a post about them here. Sue me! (any information on them are very much appreciated). ^^
Hard at work promoting a region to commuters at Shin-Osaka station, if I'm not mistaken. A place famed for ninja, pretty damsels and crows?
The thing on top of her head looked like a turd at first glance to me, but that's actually fish roe. Where do you suppose we found this gal? No prize for the correct guess though. ;)
and this naughty fella in Kappabashi. He comes in all shapes in sizes though...