Top 10 most influential Japanese cartoons in China
Updated: 2016-11-02 07:32
By Zhang Xingjian(chinadaily.com.cn)
A still of Doraemon [Photo/Weibo.com]
4. Doraemon: 9.4
Doraemon is a Japanese manga series written and illustrated by Fujiko F. Fujio. The series revolves around a robotic cat named Doraemon who travels back in time from the 22nd century to help a pre-teen boy named Nobita Nobi to become a better man.
The Doraemon manga series was first published in December 1969 in six different magazines. On 22 April 2002, on the special issue of "Asian Hero" in Time magazine, Doraemon was selected as one of the 22 Asian Heroes. Being the only anime character selected, Doraemon was described as "The Cuddliest Hero in Asia". Also, the magical pocket of Doraemon has been admired by many kids in their childhood.