It's Not Just Hello Kitty: Japan's Character Craze (6)

ABC 2014.08.31 11:23
By MARI YAMAGUCHI Associated Press Hello Kitty, whom many learned last week is a girl and not a cat, may be the queen of Japan's cute characters, but she's hardly the only one. There are thousands, and they are ubiquitous: Long-time favorite Doraemon (who really is a cat) has a daily quiz in a national newspaper.
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