Boat Race Tamagawa, a motorboat racing stadium in Tokyo, has announced that it will join the upcoming 87th Comic Market to introduce its newly created mascot character named Matsuri Shizunami to the manga/anime fans. She is set as an idol motorboat racer of uncertain age. They will offer her character goods while promoting the racing stadium (motorboat racing is a municipally operated gambling in Japan) in the industry booth section of the world’s largest doujinshi event. Check her profile below.
Name: Matsuri Shizunami 静波まつり
Origin of the name:
1. Shizunami can be translated as Shizukana Nami (calm waves), for Tamagawa/Tama River is known for its stillest surface in Japan.
2. “政,” the Chinese character for the stadium’s address 是政 (koremasa) also can be pronounced as “Matsuri”
Nicknames: Matsuri-chan, Machuri
Birthday: June 9 (also the stadium’s launch day in 1954)
Blood type: B
Measurements: Height: 158cm B/83cm W/57cm H/87cm
Birthplace: Oume-city, Tokyo
Occupation: Idol racer
Hobbies: taking baths, watching boat races
Favorite foods: popcorn, fruit tart
Personality: having a strong fighting instinct in her placid temperament
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