Kumamon is the ambassador of Kumamoto Prefecture in Japan. Kuma means bear in Japanese as well as a mixture of the words of Kuma and Kumamoto. Mon means person or thing in local dialect of Kumamot area, and he is one of the most famous mascots in Japan. A few years ago, Kumamon started visiting European premium companies once a year, and this year, Kumamon visited Leica commemorating the opening of Leitz-Park.

– Leica Internet Team