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Anime and Engines: Yanmar ask You to Vote for New Mascots

Yanmar Anime Mascot

Nov 23, 2023

Yanboh and Marboh, who made their debut in Japan in 1959 as characters in the “Yanboh and Marboh Weather Forecast,” have long been beloved for their role in conveying the weather, assisting customers in agriculture, fishing, construction, and more.

Now, they will evolve into characters “Moving Hearts, Moving Towards the Future” for the realization of “A SUSTAINABLE FUTURE.”

Reflecting the thoughts and feelings of diverse generations worldwide, they will challenge the possibilities of the future.

We would like you to take part by voting on the future design. Together, let us discover the new, evolved Yanboh and Marboh!

Voting Details:

Voting Period (Japan Time):
Voting opens November 16, 2023, and concludes on December 7, 2023, at 11:59 PM.

Result Announcement:
The design receiving the highest number of votes will be adopted as the new design, with results slated for release on Yanmar’s website in January 2024. Voters can cast their ballots multiple times, with a daily limit, during the application period. The count of one vote per day resets at midnight Japan time.

Eligibility:
Everyone is eligible to vote through the special website.

How to Vote:
Votes can be cast for the preferred design via an online form at the website below:
https://www.yanmar.com/global/about/yanboh_marboh/vote/

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