January 13th, 2023


Warm up
Did you make any New Year’s resolutions this year? If so, what is it? If you haven’t made any yet, are there any goals or desires you have for this year?

Announcement of Don Quijote’s beloved mascot being changed has shoppers in shock

Discussion Questions

  1. Had you already heard about the possible change of Don Quixote’s mascot? What do you think about it?
  2. In your opinion, which mascot do you think is better for Don Quixote? Why?
  3. Do you often shop at Don Quixote? Why or why not?
  4. Why do you think Japan has so many mascots for everything? Do you think it’s a good way to connect with the public? Why or why not?
  5. Are there any mascots you particularly like? Are there any you particularly dislike?
  6. If you were to create a mascot for Friday Club, what type of character would you create? (If you are feeling really ambitious, you could draw an example of the mascot you have in mind.)
  7. What’s the strangest or funniest mascot you’ve ever seen?