Pokémon manhole covers come to Fukuoka with eight species appearing in Kitakyushu

Originally published on Sora News by Casey Baseel


Prefecture gets its first-ever Pokéfuta in town famous for its crazy Coming of Age Day.

Every year in January the city of Kitakyushu has its moment in the spotlight as residents show up for their Coming of Age Day festivities dressed in the flashiest kimono fashions imaginable. As of this week, though, visitors to the city will be able to see colorful locals all year long thanks to the installations of the first Pokémon manhole covers in Fukuoka Prefecture!

A total of five permanent Pokéfuta, as the covers are known, will be waiting for fans, featuring eight species

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