Along with other updated products, one scheduled to release at Noon today (July 24th) on artist KAWS’ online shop, kawsone.com, is the latest OriginalFake figure, JPP. Produced by KAWS’ long time collaborator, MEDICOM TOY, the JPP feature KAWS’ signature cross-bone head and “X” eyes. If the JPP figure looks familiar to some, because its likeness is base on the official mascot of Tokyo Metropolitan Police (è¦è¦–åº), Pi-po kun. The mascot serves as an educational tool to youngsters on traffic safety, laws, as well as community outreach between the police and citizenry of Tokyo It can be commonly found at some 800+ Koban (äº¤ç•ª) or police box that dotted across the city.
Release Date: July 24th (Today!!!) | Noon EST
> Tokyo Metropolitan Police: Pi-po kun Official Site (Japanese Only)
More photos after the jump…
Pi-po kun – Official Mascot of Tokyo Metropolitan Poilce