Via Comic Natalie: a manhole cover based on the TV anime “Sarazanmai” was installed near the Kappabashi intersection in Tokyo’s Taito-ku on 13th April 2021; Taito Ward is said to be visited by many fans of “Sarazanmai”. In addition, “Sarazanmai”-inspired post boxes will also be set up in the district.

“Sarazanmai” was directed by Kunihiko Ikuhara, designed by illustrator Migi, and produced by MAPPA and Lapin Track. The story begins when second year of junior high school boys Ichiki, Yu, and Yanta, stole from a mysterious kappa-liek creature called “Keppi”, and themselves transformed into a kappa.