"Tama-Chan" soft vinyl figure. Made in Japan by Marusan. Tama_Chan is an arctic bearded seal which was first spotted on August 7, 2002 near Maruko Bridge on Tama River in Tokyo, Japan, and subsequently became a national celebrity in Japan. Figure is 5 inches tall and 9 inches in length. Molded in light blue vinyl with metallic blue, black and white paint. Figure is in very good condition with only a few minor paint rubs notes. Attached tage is in excellent condition with no signs of wear.