ITOCHU Announces Sales of LINE Stamps of its Original Character, Itoh Chuta

Profits donated for the development of children in future generations

March 27, 2018

ITOCHU Corporation (headquartered in Minato-ku, Tokyo; Masahiro Okafuji, President & CEO; hereinafter “ITOCHU”) announced today that it has started selling LINE stamps of ITOCHU’s original character, Itoh Chuta. In addition, ITOCHU is donating the equivalent amount of the profit from the sales of the stamps to ITOCHU Foundation (location: Minato-ku, Tokyo, Eizou Kobayashi, President) to support the creation of environments where children can enjoy reading.

Itoh Chuta is ITOCHU’s original character, which was born in April 2015 as a navigator of ITOCHU’s childrens’ website “Itoh Chuta no daibouken.” The LINE stamps consist of those for use in everyday communication, those bearing ITOCHU’s corporate message, and those with phrases related to the morning working system and no-suit day, which express the characteristics of ITOCHU. Sales are scheduled to commence on March 28, 2018. The stamps can be purchased from LINE stores and LINE stamp shops (40 types/set: 120 yen (including tax)).

LINE stamps (images)

ITOCHU Foundation, founded by ITOCHU, initiated activities with the aim of developing the healthy minds and bodies of children in future generations, and has undertaken a variety of activities while responding to the social environment surrounding children and changing the situation of the education and welfare of children. The Foundation is currently aiming to prepare an environment for the education of children. Centered on the Kodomo bunko promotion service and electronic library spread activities, it supports activities such as grassroots reading volunteers nationwide and reading to pupils and students in special needs schools, working on activities through which children can experience the pleasure of reading.

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ITOCHU Foundation

Address 2-5-1, Kita-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo
President Eizou Kobayashi
Foundation September 17, 1974
Business description Support for grassroots reading volunteers nationwide, support for reading to pupils and students in special needs schools, etc.

Purchase page of Itoh Chuta LINE stamp

・LINE store (also accessible via PC)

・LINE stamp shop (app only)

For reference: List of stamps (40 types)