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Asahi (旭市, Asahi-shi) is a city located in Chiba Prefecture, Japan. As of 1 December 2020, the city had an estimated population of 64,690. The local economy is dominated by commercial fishing, agricultural and seasonal tourism to its beach resorts. Asahi City uses characters from Tetsuya Chiba's manga works as official mascots, including Mukai Taiyo from "Ashita Tenki ni Naare" as the mascot of Asahi Park Golf Course. Framed art and messages from Tetsuya Chiba can be seen in many public buildings. Tetsuya Chiba lived in Asahi (then Iioka-machi) during his childhood.


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