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Doraemon Rocket Launch

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Doraemon
Doraemon character

With the launch of this years Doraemon Movie, McDonalds has tied up with Doraemon to give away some figures with its Happy Meal Set.

The figures change during the week. Here is a quick look at the McDonald’s Japan homepage with the characters shown.

McDonald Japan HomePage
McDonald Japan HomePage

A closer inspection of the characters shows that from April 3 onwards kids can receive a model Doraemon Fuwafuwa Rocket (どらえもん ふわふわロケット). Item No.5

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Do you think this Doraemon Rocket bears any resemblance to the Tapedong missile that North Korea are planning to fly over Japan around the same time?

North Korea Missile Photo from Nowpublic.com
North Korea Missile Photo from Nowpublic.com
Photo Source: Nowpublic.com Website

I can just see the kids picking up their complimentary Doraemon rocket missile from McDonalds and going home to play with it, only to see the North Korean version on the news later that night and their parents cursing it.

Poor Doraemon.

  1. plutarch says

    Think you should have added April Fool as a tag for this post! What an interesting concept – Doraemon attempting to fools us with his return rocket launch – timely posting Shibuya246!

  2. Billy says

    I predict – the Doraemon Rocket will shoot down the Tapedong Missile. I want one. It's happy meal time.

    1. shibuya246 says

      If Doraemon shoots down the Taepodong then it should be free Happy Meals for everyone!

  3. Jamaipanese says

    i want one too!

  4. Z3R0FiR3 says

    Supah Doraemon!!

  5. PeevishGuy says

    DORAEMON!!
    did u get any of these figures?! hehe XD

    1. shibuya246 says

      I actually got the rocket launcher and the one in the picture. very cute

  6. whipcracker says

    I want one too!lol:) The Mcdonalds here in the states is offering the characters from the movie "IceAge" this time around. The wheels at Micky D's never stop turning.

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