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Mario y Doraemon en los Juegos Olímpicos Rio 2016: En la ceremonia de clausura de Rio 2016, el Primer Ministro de Japón Shinzō Abe se transformó en Mario para viajar de Tokio a Rio de Janeiro en una tubería verde instalada por Doraemon. La escena fue parte de la entrega de la sede olímpica a Tokio para los Juegos Olímpicos de 2020. [x]

‘Terminator’ for QPOP

The initial premise of Doraemon is basically the plot to Terminator lol A robot is sent back in time by a family member to help stop terrible events that will befall them in the future. Except not the singularity apocalypse, the scourge of mundane day to day Japanese life.

Doraemon as a T-800 crash landing was too funny not to paint. Check it out QPop Shop’s gallery, Q2! Their Doraemon / Fujiko Fumio show will be opening tomorrow, Saturday, July 25. And there will be a limited release of signed prints of my piece at QPop!

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DORAEMON MEETS ‘AKIRA’ IN DISTURBING 2020 TOKYO OLYMPICS ANIMATION

The city of Tokyo won its bid to host the 2020 Olympics this past fall, leading many people, this site included, to draw the parallel between reality and the post-apocalyptic manga and anime feature film Akira, which took place in the run-up to the 2020 Olympic Games in Neo-Tokyo.

The organizers real-life Games in Tokyo have turned to another manga/anime, Doraemon, to help promote the Olympics. The famous robot cat is an ambassador for the 2020 Games. With that in mind, animator Aleix Pitarch has combined Akira, Doraemon and the Olympics in a tribute video. It’s…harrowing.

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