Posts by Sara Barnes

August 16, 2019

You Can Now Find Pokémon on Manhole Covers All Across Japan

Manhole covers go largely unnoticed by the ordinary passersby—but not in Japan! Across the country, these removable plates are designed as works of art. Typically, their illustrations depict a municipality’s local culture; however, new set of manhole covers is combining this tradition with some pop-culture fun. In some participating Japanese prefectures, you’ll now see Pokémon characters decorating the ground.

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