Bhin-bhin, Atung, and Kaka were chosen as the mascots of 2018 Asian Games after going through a long process. Initially, the 2018 Asian Games mascot, based on a decision from the government on 27 December 2015, the 2018 Asian Games mascot was ‘Drawa’, a paradise. Meanwhile, visit Venue ASIAN Games 2018 if you want to know more news about Asian Games 2018.
However, criticism came along in line with the launch of the 2018 Asian Games mascot on December 30, 2015. Many netizens have argued that the physical mascot that was launched is not attractive, less contemporary, and has no selling points in terms of visualization. Responding to this, Kemenpora and the Creative Economy Agency (Becraft) immediately intervened.
The competition to search for the 2018 Asian Games mascot was held in February 2016. As a result, in July 2016, the new 2018 Asian Games mascot was inaugurated. Carrying out the spirit of Energy of Asia, Bhin-bhin, Atung, and Kaka was inaugurated by Kemenpora and Bekraf.
Questioning this mascot, actually, he has long been part of the Asian Games themselves. If you can draw the timeline backward, the use of this mascot has been applied for a long time, namely since 1982.