Doraemon becomes official resident of Kawasaki a century before his birth
News On Japan via Japan Times -- Sep 06
Doraemon, Japan's robotic cat from the future, celebrated turning minus 100 years old by being granted official residence in the city where he will be "born" in the 22nd century.
The time-traveling blue feline, whose cartoon exploits have captivated children across Asia, on Monday was awarded a residency certificate in Kawasaki exactly a century before his predetermined "birth."
China's television regulator has ordered a crackdown on dramas about the country's battles with Japan during and before World War Two and demanded they be more serious, state media said on Friday, following viewer complaints about ludicrous storylines. (Reuters )
Shukan Post (May 24) conveys the difficulties experienced by other parts of the adult-entertainment biz in servicing customers from the communist nation.
A deri heru (“delivery health”) call-girl tells the tabloid that she is often requested to arrive at major hotels in the Shinjuku and Ikebukuro entertainment areas of Tokyo by Chinese visitors. (Tokyo Reporter)