09 May 2013

Doraemon on new Japanese stamps..



Date of Issue : 4 June 2013

Here is a beautiful set of stamps featuring children’s favorite cartoon character ‘Doraemon’ to be  issued by Japanese Post in June. This will really make children happy…A good set for young stamp collectors !!

One of Japan's most popular anime characters will soon be traveling via snail mail rather than time machine. Japan Post Co. is set to issue a postal stamp set featuring characters from the "Doraemon" animated series on June 4.

The stamps are the 20th installment of the postal service's anime hero and heroine stamp series, produced in collaboration with the Association of Japanese Animations.

Previous installments in the series have included "Pokemon," "Mobile Suit Gundam," "Sgt. Frog," and most recently, "Heidi, Girl of the Alps," released in January. Japan Post will release 1.5 million "Doraemon" sheets, each costing 800 yen ($8) and containing 10 stamps of 80-yen value each.

Available at post offices and other outlets across Japan, the stamps will come in five pairs of two, featuring Doraemon, Nobita, Suneo, Gian, Shizuka and Dorami characters."Doraemon" is an animated TV series about a robotic cat named Doraemon from the 22nd century who is sent back to the present time in a time machine to aid schoolboy Nobita.

It was adapted from Fujiko F. Fujio's manga of the same name, which started serialization in 1969. The anime series has been airing since 1979. A feature film adaptation has been released annually since 1980, except in 2005.

With the 34th installment in the film series, "Nobita no Himitsu Dogu Museum" (Nobita and the secret tools museum), the combined audience of all the Doraemon movies has reached a record 100.3 million viewers, breaking the domestic record held by the "Godzilla" films."Doraemon" also enjoys widespread popularity throughout Asia, especially in China, Vietnam and Indonesia.

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