With approximately 170 million copies printed from 1969 to today, Doraemon is one of the pillars of Japanese entertainment as well as an extremely popular figure in almost all Eastern countries. Recently the fame of the cat of the future has come in handy for everyday life Asahi Shimbun, who chose the character as a symbol to fight the Covid emergency.
At the bottom you can take a look at the poster included as an insert in today's edition of the newspaper, in which Doraemon is shown wearing a surgical mask. The message can be translated into Italian as follows: "For you who have been at home, for you who have washed your hands, who have thought about your family, supported your friends, helped the sick and worked for the common good. For you who have not lost hope, don't worry, everything will be fine. The future smiles at us".
The poster is part of an initiative of Fujiko F. Fujio Museum called "Special Stay Home Project" and proposed to the Japanese people in collaboration with the mass media to prevent the spread of Coronavirus. In addition to the message, many free chapters of the Doraemon manga have been published, some wallpapers, online games for computers and smartphones and much more. The initiative is enjoying good success in Japan.
And what do you think of it? Let us know by leaving a comment in the box below! In case you were a fan of the robot cat then, don't miss the chance to take a look at the curious horror-colored image of Doraemon published a few days ago and at the hilarious American spot dedicated to the character.