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Northern Territories promotional character
Erika-chan

I’m Erika, the promotional character for the Northern Territories.
I’m a female tufted puffin who was born to inform people about the Northern Territories.
I fly around the country.
If you see me, give a gentle call.

 Hoppō Ryōdo Erika-chan

Profile

Name
Hoppō Ryōdo Erika-chan
Birthday
Secret
Age
Secret
Gender
Girl (female)
Address
The cliffs of Cape Nosappu, Nemuro, Hokkaido
Favorite spots
Zaimokuiwa rock on Kunashiri Island
Rakkibetsu Waterfall on Etorofu Island
If I were reborn
Steller’s sea eagle
Favorite food
Pacific saury from Nemuro
Salmon and trout from the Northern Territories
Escalope
Pet peeve
Being mistaken for a penguin

Erika-chan’s friends

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Erio-kun

Erika-chan’s boyfriend, a rock climber

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Erimaru-kun

A gluttonous boy
Good at cooking using local ingredients

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Eriyoshi-kun

Familiar with local natural ecology, such as plants and birds
A bookish naif

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Erina-chan

Erika-chan's best friend; an active girl
Local fisherman's daughter (crab fishing)

Check out Erika-chan's videos♪

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Erika-chan’s Northern Territories tour

Erika-chan wakes up fresh in the morning. As usual, she flies around the four islands. The sun sets. Good night.

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Erika-chan’s dream: to be an elementary school teacher

Erika-chan teaches about the Northern Territories.

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Erika-chan’s dream: to be a weather woman

Erika-chan dreams of being a cute weather reporter.
Today, I'll outline the climate of the Northern Territories.
The Kurile cherry is the official flower of the Campaign for the Return of the Northern Territories, and the tree usually bears beautiful pale-pink flowers in mid to late May in Nemuro, Hokkaido.

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Erika-chan’s dream: to be a newscaster

Erika-chan dreams of being a newscaster.
Today, I'll outline the Bridge to the Four Islands at Cape Nosappu in Nemuro.

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Erika-chan’s dream: to be a sushi chef

Erika-chan dreams of being a cute sushi chef.
Today, I made sushi rolls of Pacific saury from Nemuro, Hokkaido.

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Erika-chan's dream: to be a florist

Erika-chan dreams of being a cute florist.
Today, I'll outline the beautiful flowers on the Northern Territories.

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A day in the life of Erika-chan, who loves the Northern Territories

Erika-chan loves the Northern Territories, which are seen from her window. The room of Erika-chan, who loves the Northern Territories, is open to the public.

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Erika-chan: Episode 1. Go Take Photos of the Four Islands!

Today, four friends have gathered at Erika-chan's house.
They show Erika-chan the photos they've taken.
I’m excited!

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Erika-chan: Episode 2. Go into a hot spring bath on Kunashiri Island

Erika-chan is visiting Kunashiri Island at the invitation of her friend Erio-kun.
I'll take lots of nice photos on Kunashiri Island!

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Erika-chan: Episode 3. Eating Salmon on Etorofu Island

She's gone to Etorofu Island to visit her friend Erimaru-kun.
I learned about the island’s history and lifestyle, and enjoyed a delicious full-course salmon meal.

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Erika-chan: Episode 4. Observing Wild Birds on Shikotan Island

Erika-chan visited Shikotan Island at the invitation of her friend Eriyoshi-kun. Finally, I encountered birds amidst beautiful scenery!

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Erika-chan: Episode 5. A Tour of the Habomai Islands

Erika-chan visited the Habomai Island at the invitation of her friend Erina-chan. I took lots of photos of the beautiful Habomai Islands and their great natural splendor.

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Erika-chan: Episode 6. Wishing for the Day when Everyone Can Freely Go to the Four Islands.

Erika-chan has finished taking photos of the four northern islands with the guidance of her friends.
We had a party with food from the four islands!

There are pictures for coloring.

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