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Thursday, 28 May 2015

DORAEMON

DORAEMON

Doraemon - Cartoons Wikipedia



Doraemon was written by Fujiko Fujio and published by Shogakukan.
Doraemon's first episode was broadcasted on April 1, 1973.
There were a total of 2112 episodes of Doraemon.

                      Cartoons Wikipedia: Doreamon is about a robotic cat named Doraemon, who travels back in time from the 22nd century to aid a pre-teen boy called Nobita Nobi. Doraemon is sent back in time by a young boy named Sewashi Nobi to improve the circumstances of his great grandfather, Nobita, so that his descendants may enjoy a better future. In the original timeline, Nobita experienced nothing but misery and misfortune manifested in the form of poor grades and bullying throughout his life. This culminates in the burning down of a future business he sets up which leaves his family line beset with financial problems. In order to alter history and better the Nobi family's fortunes, Sewashi initially wanted to send a super-robot to protect Nobita, but with his meager allowance he could only afford an imperfectly-made factory-rejected toy: an anthropomorphic robot cat called Doraemon.  Doraemon has a pocket from which he produces gadgets, medicines, and tools from the future. The pocket is called "fourth-dimensional pocket". Some of the gadgets are based on real Japanese household devices with fanciful twists, but most are completely science fiction. The number of gadgets has been approximated at 4,500. It is this constant variety which makes Doraemon popular both among children and among adults. The most famous ones include the "bamboo copter", a small head accessory that allows flight; the "Anywhere Door," a door that opens up to any place the user wishes; and the "Time Machine." Although he can hear perfectly well, Doraemon has no ears: his robotic ears were eaten by some robotic mice, giving him a series-long phobia of the creatures. The only main female character is Shizuka Minamoto, who serves as a friendly and romantic interest for Nobita. Shizuka is intelligent and is Nobita's best and closest friend, and loves him. Nobita's main enemies are Takeshi (nicknamed "Gian") and Suneo, who is cunning and arrogant. The other characters are Dekisugi, Nobita's parents, Gian's parents, Shizuka's parents, Suneo's parents and Nobita's Teacher. The stories are formulaic, usually focusing on the everyday struggles of the fifth grader Nobita, the protagonist of the story. In a typical chapter, Nobita comes home crying about a problem he faces in school. After hearing him out, Doraemon often advises him, but that's never enough for Nobita, who consistently looks for the "quick, easy" way out. Finally, after Nobita's pleading, Doraemon produces a futuristic gadget out of his pocket to help Nobita fix his problem, enact revenge, or flaunt to his friends, especially Shizuka. Unfortunately, when he has the gadget, Nobita usually gets into deeper trouble than before, despite Doraemon's best intentions and warnings. Sometimes Nobita's friends (usually Suneo or Gian) steal Doraemon's gadgets and end up misusing them. By the end of the story, the characters who do wrong are usually punished. Most of Doraemon episodes are comedies with lessons regarding values such as honesty, perseverance, courage, and respect. Various environmental issues are often visited including homeless animals, global warming etc.




Doraemon - Doraemon - Cartoons Wikipedia
Doraemon is the main protagonist of the series. He is a cat-like robot created by the Matsushiba robot company, and is sent back in time by Sewashi to aid Nobita. He possesses a fourth-dimensional pocket from which he can acquire various kinds of futuristic tools, gadgets, and playthings from a future department store. Doraemon is very friendly and intelligent, not to mention long-suffering because of Nobita's antics. In "The Doraemons", it is revealed that Doraemon's original paint colour was yellow. As he wept, the yellow colour washed off and his voice changed due to the potion he drank. As a result, he developed a morbid fear of mice because he was suffering musophobia. Doraemon's  favourite food is "Dora Cakes".
Nobita - Doraemon - Cartoons Wikipedia
Nobita is the main character of most stories. He is a fifth grader and is 10 years old. He wears glasses, a red or yellow polo shirt with a white collar, and blue or black shorts. Nobita is dumb, uncoordinated, dim-witted, weak, frail, childish, unlucky and bad at sports. Nobita's typical day consists of arriving late to school, scoring zero in his tests, getting scolded from his teacher, being teased by his classmates, falling in the curbside rain gutters, dogs running after him as he step his foot by mistake on the dog's tail ,getting scoldings by his mom as she receives complaints against Nobita for not completing his home-work , coming late to school or either his poor performance in his studies and sports and falling asleep during class. Nobita has often risked his life to protect other people.
Shizuka - Doraemon - Cartoons Wikipedia
Shizuka , usually called Shizuka Chan, is a smart, kind and pretty girl and Nobita's best friend. She takes baths several times a day. Nobita often disrupts her in her bath due to some misuse of Doraemon's gadgets, and Shizuka usually shouts out "Go away!" to Nobita. Her true passions are sweet potatoes, which she'd rather keep to herself out of the knowledge of others, and the violin, in which her playing is as atrocious as Gian's singing. She is also known for taking piano lessons unwillingly (as she loves violin more), which is sometimes a reason for declining to hang out with friends. Due to Doraemon's intervention, Shizuka will marry Nobita. At present, she doesn't have any crush on her close friends, but she fancies some handsome idols on TV.
Gian - Doraemon - Cartoons Wikipedia
Gian is a big, strong, and quick-tempered local bully. He also frequently steals other children's and books under the pretext of "borrowing" them, unless the toy is damaged. He does not hesitate to help Nobita and his friends when they are in real trouble, which often occurs in full length stories.He is known for his confidence in his horrible singing voice, though he considers himself a great singer. Several of the stories revolve around Nobita and his friends efforts to avoid Gian's concerts. Just like his singing, his hand made food can be a nightmare for other people very easily.
Suneo - Doraemon - Cartoons Wikipedia
Suneo, is the fox-faced rich kid who loves to flaunt his material wealth before everyone. Some stories start with Suneo showing off some new video game or toy which evokes Nobita's envy. He is often seen with Gian. He sometimes despises Nobita and often makes fun of Nobita. He also often pushes Nobita aside with excuses while he invites Gian and Shizuka to his parties or resorts. He has an extensive knowledge of science, and is a talented artist and designer. In some scenes, Suneo is seen as a narcissist who loves to stare at himself in the mirror while telling himself that he is the most handsome guy in the world. He considers this humiliating habit his secret weakness. Suneo is also very self-conscious about his height, being the shortest kid in his class. 


Dorami Chan - Doraemon - Cartoons Wikipedia
Dorami Chan, is the sister of Doraemon. She is yellow and has ears that resemble a large red bow. She happens to be about 2 years younger than Doraemon. Strangely enough, they are siblings due to the fact that they shared half of the oil from a can. She lives in the 22nd Century Tokyo with Sewashi. She sometimes visits Nobita with a time machine when Doraemon is "off-duty" or to help Doraemon with something. She likes melon pan and is afraid of cockroaches. She is also shown to be a more advanced robot than Doraemon (Dorami is able to produce 10,000 horse power in comparison to Doraemon's 129.3). Different from her malfunctioned brother, she's the smartest student during her school time, and has better skills in using gadgets.









Jaiko - Doraemon - Cartoons Wikipedia
Jaiko is Gian's younger sister, and also the only child Gian treats well in the whole story. In the early story she shows to have bad tempers, but lately she's getting kinder. According to Doraemon's Future Album, she would had been Nobita's wife in the future if Doraemon doesn't intervened, which is why her first appearance is earlier than Suneo and Gian. However, in the late Doraemon series it's Dekisugi more often referred to be the factor of the future though no evidence shows Dekisugi could marry Shizuka. She usually fails because her storytelling is still rough, although she has received much attention from editors. Sometimes when she almost decides to give up writing comic books, Gian's friends are forced to cheer her up.





Dekisugi - Doraemon - Cartoons Wikipedia
Dekisugi is Nobita's classmate and friendly rival for Shizuka's affections. He always gets perfect scores on his tests, but never shows off his abilities. Owing to that Shizuka sometimes prefer the company of Dekisugi, who is more of her intellectual equal, Nobita often feels jealous and concocts bizarre schemes to keep them apart. However, Dekisugi never shows bad tempers to Nobita and even willingly helps Nobita whenever he has philosophical or scientific questions.




Mini Dora - Doraemon - Cartoons Wikipedia
Mini Dora are actually gadgets of Doraemon. They are mini versions of Doraemon, each with a different color. They can think and feel for themselves, and communicate with Doraemon through the "Mini Dora" language. They act as helpers for all sorts of tasks, such as repairing the internal mechanism of Doraemon. 








Nobita's Teacher - Doraemon - Cartoons Wikipedia
Nobita's teacher is a strict taskmaster who often scolds Nobita for not completing his homework, and often gets fooled by Suneo's convincing acts of lying. The punishments range from standing in the hallway to sweeping the classroom after-school. He often pays unexpected visits to the Nobi’s in order to inform Mrs. Tamako about Nobita’s recent perfections on exams. He usually sees Nobita on streets and cheer him on to study hard to get higher scores during exams. His real name is unknown and he is only referred to as "Sensei (Teacher)".







Tamako - Doraemon - Cartoons Wikipedia
Tamako is Nobita's mother and the one Nobita inherits his appearance from. She can be very strict, is usually seen scolding Nobita. Many episodes involve Nobita trying to avoid his mother’s scolding by using Doraemon’s gadgets. Despite her dissapointment to Nobita's lazy attitude and academic failures, she is actually a good mother and cares about her son deeply. She stops Nobita from going out to play and force him to study.




Nobisuke - Doraemon - Cartoons Wikipedia
Nobisuke is Nobita's father and salaryman. He is inconsiderate of Nobita, often seen arriving home from work. He has trouble quitting smoking and is self-conscious about his inability to pass the driving test. He also has a poor memory and sometimes arrives home drunk from nightly business meetings. He often goes for playing golf. He had many similar personalities with Nobita when he was young: got bad grades, got bullied and scolded by his father. He has a talent of art, but didn't choose to be an artist due to many reasons.







Sewasi - Doraemon - Cartoons Wikipedia
Nobita's great-great-grandson, he is the one who sends Doraemon back to the past to look after Nobita. Sewashi first bought Doraemon in 2112 when Doraemon still had ears and his original factory paint. He sent him because his pocket money was not much due to the debts the family inherited from Nobita. He shows to have more common sense and smarter than Nobita.





Noramyako - Doraemon - Cartoons Wikipedia
A regular female cat from Nobita's timeline, who either hangs out or goes on dates with Doraemon. She to Doraemon is similar with Shizuka to Nobita, however, besides Noramyako, Doraemon still often has new crush on other girls in the whole series.








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