Like All Good Neighbors
Though his influence extends all over the globe, Ryumyo’s power is based in Japan, where he lives. Most of the people there love the idea that a great dragon call their land home. Stylized images of him have been popular in advertisements, decorations and just about everything else ever since he Awakened. In fact, Ryumyo rivals Mt. Fuji as a symbol for the nation, and they are often shown together. The Japanese refer to “their” dragon’s sighting in 2011 as “the second great Japanese miracle,” the first being Japan’s incredible economic boom following World War II. All this is despite Ryumyo’s very few public appearances since Awakening.