Junior is the name of a giant puppet that’s billed as “New Zealand’s Biggest Fan”. He was unveiled last year when he debuted during the Rugby World Cup in New Zealand. Junior was made by Bomb Props, who made this additional “making of” video about Junior’s design and construction process:
We seem to be seeing an awful lot of these giant puppet characters lately. I guess it’s a trend?
Via Hilary Talbot’s always exquisite Spirits Dancing Blog.