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While searching for the answer of my question What do the sheep dolls represent in Mayo Chiki? I found out that the plush doll is from the the popular series "Lost Sheep" as stated in Wikipedia.

she enjoys instant noodles and is also a fan of the popular "Lost Sheep" series of plush dolls.

When I searched for the series "Lost Sheep" I found about the Parable of the Lost Sheep. I tried to search using different Keyword but the result is same. It leads to the Parable of the Lost Sheep but in different site and presented in different manner.

Is this the series that is stated in Wikipedia Or there is another series?

  • I think Wikipedia is using "series" to mean "set" rather than something like a TV series; my reading of the quote is that, in the Mayo Chiki universe, there is a set of plush dolls called the "Lost Sheep" set, which Subaru is a fan of. – Torisuda Jul 6 '15 at 1:50
  • @Torisuda I also thought so, when I search for Lost Sheep , i found about the series. It made me to think. Will you post an answer. – mirroroftruth Jul 6 '15 at 4:44
  • Sure, I can post an answer to let you finalize this question. – Torisuda Jul 6 '15 at 7:52
  • @Torisuda Ok, then post the answer – mirroroftruth Jul 6 '15 at 7:54
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I believe the '"Lost Sheep" series of plush dolls' is a line of toys that exists only in the Mayo Chiki universe, something like gashapon vending machine toys. (If I recall correctly, the Lost Sheep toys are larger and come from a crane game machine, though.)

Toys like this are fairly common in anime and manga since the characters are often teenagers who spend time in game centers, and they're quite common and ubiquitous in real life as well. From the Wikipedia article on Gashapon:

Gashapon toys are often licensed from popular characters in Japanese manga, video games or anime, or from the American entertainment industry. These highly detailed toys have found a large following among all generations in Japan, and the trend is filtering to the world, especially among adult collectors. It is not uncommon for sets marketed specifically for adults to feature risqué female figurines.

(By the way, if you go through to the original article, do not click on the citation for that last sentence unless you are alone in a dark room, preferably about forty miles from the nearest civilization.)

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