Update - Mirai is now an official mascot for Japan tourism!
Mirai Suenaga is the mascot character for the Culture Japan brand. Since she was born in 2007, Mirai has has teamed up with many companies to form collaborations around the world. Mirai has had appearances in Japanese games, anime and has even become a mascot on Malaysia’s electronic payment system cards called Touch n Go.
The kanji of her name is 末永未来 but "Mirai" is written as Hiragana. Her name means "Eternal Future".
Name: Mirai Suenaga [末永みらい](すえながみらい)
Birthday: March 3rd
3 size: B86cm W58cm H85cm
Age: Forever sweet 17
Blood type: -Unknown- (has rare DNA)
- Eldest daughter of the Suenaga family
- Honest and diligent
- Bright personality
- Kind and gentle, loves to help others
- Often jumps up and down when she's happy about something
- Always wants to try out new stuff that she's curious about regardless of the outcome. Sometimes she will end up dropping, breaking or unintentionally hurting somebody ^^;
- As Mirai is an honest girl, she often believes anything she's told.
- Haruka thinks that Mirai likes Eiji
- Hobby is collecting Japanese swords and often swings them about in her room while watching samurai movies.
- We often see Mirai's serious side as she battles with evilness to protect her younger sister Haruka.
- Mirai's weapon of choice is the Millennium Blade.
- Interests are Japanese swords, red panda's, archery and taking photos of roadworks.
- Spoken languages are Japanese, English and Soruni.
Mirai in her Summer uniform.
Mirai in her Winter uniform.
Mirai in her Solar Marine uniform.
Mirai in her cute bikini!
The voice actress for Mirai-chan is UTACO!
Mirai is also the heroine for the story Mirai Millennium - the scenario will be released soon but in the meantime checkout the following anime sequence of Mirai Millennium which has been adapted for the OP for Culture Japan Season 2.
The OP is produced by JC Staff and Mirai Fusion.
A short introduction to Mirai's comrades below.
Name: Kanata Hoshikawa
Birthday: July 4th
3 size: B78cm W57cm H80cm
Blood type: AB
Name: Haruka Suenaga
Birthday: November 7th
3 size: B76cm W53cm H75cm
Blood type: -Unknown- (has rare DNA)
Mirai's little sister
Name: Eiji Seiun
Birthday: December 24th
Blood type: O
Mirai in her Retrograde Suit illustrated by Square Enix lead designer Skan Srisuwan.
Check out more designs from the Mirai Millennium universe! >>
The Retrograde Suit design.
Apart from being in her own story, Mirai makes appearances in other anime too. Mirai in the Starchild anime Mayo Chiki!
Mirai also appears on the TV show Culture Japan as my co-host.
Mirai in the Kadokawa anime Twin Angel.
Mirai also travels around the world to various anime events. This is her booth at Anime Festival Asia 11 in Singapore!
Mirai in the Nitroplus game Sonicomi.
Mirai-chan can also be found dotted throughout the Yuzusoft game DRACU-RIOT!
Mirai-chan is also a presenter on my morning TV show in Tokyo called Check Time.
Announcing the Mirai Suenaga Nendoroid! Available for pre-order now!
The future of hiragana learning will be changed forever with these hiragana learning cards, Moekana!
Learn kanji the fun and moe way with Moekanji!
Moekana Booster Pack - 9 new cards and illustrations to expand your hiragana knowledge and power up your moekana game!
Mirai also has a series of merchandise including this figma figure by Max factory.
Never feel ronery again with MiraiClock3.
The Mirai Mousepads with Wrist Support System is now on sale!
Mirai's Summer school uniform available now for girls...and boys! More details here.
Banners (2.5 feet x 5 feet) are available for worldwide shipping from Kid Nemo.
Get the Working Mirai app for free for your iPad or iPhone from the App Store.
The Mirai-chan dakimakura pillow case can be purchased exclusively from AmiAmi. Details in this post.
Mirai Suenaga gets her own airline with Mirai Airlines?!
And here is a view of the tail!
The Mirai Itasha - Mini Countryman at Anime Expo 2012!
Even my wife's car has gotten the Mirai Itasha treatment!
Mirai itasha spotted in America!!
Mirai itasha at Anime Expo in Los Angeles.
A beautiful mirai itasha at AFAX in Singapore. On display in Singapore!
I gave my car the itasha treatment too!
Mirai itasha spotted in Malaysia!
AFA in Malaysia - the Mirai itasha at the Culture Japan Booth!
Many cosplayers around the world have also cosplayed as Mirai. The lovely Alodia from the Philippines cosplays as Mirai in Winter school uniform.
One of Japan's most popular cosplayers Kipi does our Mirai-chan! So cute!
Find out more about these cosplayers and where they come from in this post!
Check out my lovely daughters who also like to cosplay as mirai-chan!
Here we have Saber in Mirai-chan's Maid outfit.
Yuki in Mirai-chan's Winter School Uniform.
Karin in Mirai-chan's Summer School Uniform
Ryomo in Mirai's Solar Marine Uniform.
Yuki wearing Mirai's Pichi Pichi Bikini.
Many popular artists have given our Mirai-chan a doodle too!
And here are the reference images for those of you who want to draw or cosplay Mirai-chan! This one is Mirai in her Summer School Uniform.
Mirai in her Winter School Uniform.
Mirai in her Solar Marine Uniform.
The Biostream Boots that are worn with the Solar Marine Uniform. Do note that they are not symmetrical.
Mirai's weapon of choice - the Millennium Blade.
Mirai works part time at a maid cafe and this is what she wears.
Mirai in her cheergirl gear.
What Mirai wears at the beach.
Quite a few pieces of fanart. Will set up a separate page for all fanart soon.
Some lovely artwork and mmm lovely eyes illustrated by Raynart from France.
Mirai has a new figure! Artwork by Inkscratch from Canada.
Our girls kitted out in Xmas gear illustrated by Tonee from Vietnam.
Saiki from the Philippines gives mirai a vocaloid outfit!
Mirai escaping from a fearsome battle in her Solar Marine uniform, illustrated by Pinax from Indonesia.
Mirai looking cute in her Solar Marine uniform and Millennium Blade illustrated by Kenneos from Spain.
Mirai-chan at school by hneko from Chile.
Mirai-chan playing with her new dolphin gun, illustrated by Chun from Canada.