An earless blue robotic cat, one pocket bulging with gadgets from the future and a lifelong fear of mice: Who is he? Japan roars the answer — but English readers may be stumped. Because, even though he’s a government-appointed “cultural ambassador” and a familiar face in more than 30 countries, with his antics translated into dozens of languages, there has never been an official English version of the manga in which he stars. Until now.
“I would say there are very few Japanese people, of any age group, who’ve never heard of Doraemon,” believes Matt Alt, of...
“ You're klutzy, slow, hate to study,timid, lazy, dense, bad at sports, coward, forgetful, unreliable and a goof-off. ”
— Doraemon describing Nobita
They can be called the closest and truest friends of all time. They both have a strong bond and will never leave each other's side. As seen in many episodes, Nobita and Doraemon cannot live apart each other and are always by each other's side, in times of danger, times of happiness, or times of sadness. One of their best moments was after the events of All the Way From the Country...
Species: Robotic cat
Height: 129.3 cm (4 ft 3 inch)
Weight: 129.3 kg (285 lbs)
Skin color: Blue (originally Yellow)
Birthdate: 3rd September 2112 (Virgo)
Habitat: Tokyo 22nd century (past)
Tokyo 20th century (present)
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