On Nov. 18, the webmaster visited Hanazono Central Park to attend Yuru Chara Grand Prix 2018. After the executive committee deleted online votes from suspicious accounts, Kapal, a green mascot, representing the Shiki City Culture and Sports Promotion Public Corporation came from behind to win the Grand Prix. Kapal is a water sprite based on a local folk tale. Since Kapal worked so hard, it looked tired at the awarding ceremony and was encouraged by other mascots. The webmaster was deeply moved at Kapal's 11th-hour changeover and hopes that fair votes will be cast next year.