The Most Unmotivated Egg Ever as an Astronaut? Gudetama collaborates with Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) in a video!


To celebrate Sanrio’s character Gudetama’s 5th anniversary, a video collaboration of Gudetama and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) was published Friday, August 31st. The video centers around the theme of space exploration and shows pre-departure preparations made at JAXA Tsukuba Space Center.


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As preparation prior to blasting off into space, Gudetama visits the Center to learn more. In the video, he can be seen making typical Gudetama-like remarks such as “learning is impossible…” and asking silly questions like “how do you use soy sauce in space?”  and “can eggs go to space in a pack?”


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In regards to this, the PR team at JAXA commented, “Out of all of the people who have been to space, we’ve never met anyone so unmotivated, so it’s a new experience for us.”


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Plans for a comeback conference to welcome Gudetama's return from space are set in stone for Wednesday, September 12th, however, since a comeback conference can’t consist only of Gudetama, it will be a joint event with JAXA Astronaut Norishige Kanai. For more details, please refer to Sanrio’s website at (


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Watching JAXA staff interact with "the most unmotivated egg astronaut" can be quite interesting and surreal. Why not see for yourself on Sanrio’s Youtube channel?(