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3:00 PM on 06.26.2014

Fan poll selects most powerful robot

The argument about the strongest robots in anime is one that will continue in perpetuity. I mean, it's hard to get any sort of consensus about what to even include on the list. Giant robots are one thing, but do you include a...

Pedro Cortes

11:30 PM on 06.13.2014

WTF Fridays: Become Doraemon

Want to become your favorite childhood character Doraemon? Just at little imagination goes a long way.

Hiroko Yamamura

5:00 PM on 05.02.2014

Here are the 20 most popular manga

Last week on a post about the Attack on Titan manga reaching 30 million volumes sold, I wondered what the numbers were for other popular series. Several days later, Mangazenken posts which are the top 20 manga series based on...

Pedro Cortes

5:00 PM on 11.23.2013

Doraemon manga now on Kindle

Ever wanted to read the original Doraemon manga? There was never an official release here in the US, although I recall there was a bilingual version of the manga at one point. I imagine that was difficult to find and import. ...

Ben Huber

2:00 PM on 07.29.2013

Doraemon manga coming to the US digitally

Japan's most beloved android cat is finally making its way over to the US in English for the first time. Announced at San Diego Comic-Con last week by Voyager Japan, and earlier in the month at the International eBook Ex...

Josh Totman

4:00 PM on 04.08.2013

Doraemon is trying to help Tokyo host the Olympics

Japan's most famous, earless, robotic cat is at it again, and now he's on a mission for Tokyo. The Japanese Olympic Committee has appointed the famous Fujiko F. Fujio creation as the ambassador for Tokyo's bid of th...

Hiroko Yamamura

8:00 PM on 03.12.2013

Watch Doraemon's number one fan geek out en Espaņol

The only time that I have watched anything related to Doraemon was when I caught a random episode of the anime during my 2001 trip to Maracaibo, Venezuela. While we are on the topic of shows dubbed in Spanish, Spain has a Do...

Salvador GRodiles

10:00 PM on 04.08.2012

Jean Reno continues to play Doraemon in awesome CM's

Remember a while back when we posted about French actor Jean Reno starring in a series of Japanese commercials based on Doraemon? Yeah, there's more. The Toyota commercials take the Doraemon characters and age them by about t...

Elliot Gay

10:00 PM on 11.19.2011

Because Jean Reno was born to play Doraemon

A few days ago, a very strange video popped up in my Japanese Youtube feed. The title claimed it was a live action Doraemon commercial for Toyota, so I felt compelled to have a look. What I found was so much better than anyth...

Elliot Gay

7:54 AM on 09.03.2010

Happy -102nd Birthday, Doraemon

On September 3, 2112 the beloved, earless cat robot of the future Doraemon was (it's weird using was here) manufactured at the Matsushiba Robot Factory bearing the code MS-903. Today, the world unites and celebrates his negat...

Mike LeChevallier

8:30 PM on 07.01.2009

Desktop Doraemon talks to you, thinks it's drafty in here

As we all know, The Machines will eventually take over. I for one welcome our future robot overlords, but not everyone is as receptive to mankind's inevitable, glorious destiny. It seems the people of the 22nd century have re...

Josh Tolentino

3:32 PM on 03.11.2008


All the countries of the world should be used to McDonald's cross-promotional product whoring/Happy Meal campaigns by now. But something about the new Japanese McDonald's Doraemon promotion doesn't sit right with me.Releasing...

Dale North