Doraemon anime’s visual & script changes for U.S. TV detailed

14 May

RocketNews24 reports that the iconic Japanese cartoon “Doraemon” that is very popular here will be debuting in America…with a lot of changes:

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The Oricon Style website reported on changes that the Doraemon television anime is undergoing before its American television premiere this July. The Disney😄 channel will run 26 episodes of the quintessential Japanese anime about a robot cat. The anime has been adapted for American culture and customs, as well its strict guidelines on violence, depictions of discrimination, and depictions of sexual content.

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2 Responses to “Doraemon anime’s visual & script changes for U.S. TV detailed”

  1. Lauren F. May 17, 2014 at 3:44 am #

    It seems like it will be a whole different show with all the changes. It’s too bad that there is this idea that Americans will always reject anything “foreign,” like a family eating with chopsticks. Although I won’t cry too much over the cigarettes being edited out.

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    • tokyo5 May 17, 2014 at 7:43 am #

      Yeah … some changes I understand. Some things are very common parts of life in Japan, but unheard of in America.
      But why edit out things like chopsticks, Band-aids, etc?

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