According to Jiji.com, Horiguchi Fumiaki was elected to be the mayor of Yawata
city. He is the father of Horiguchi Yukiko
, the animator of Kyoto Animation. She drew a portrait of her father for the PR poster of the election.
Cartoon portrait of the mayer Horiguchi
Horiguchi Fumiaki has been serving as the vice mayor of the city since 2010.