• Kyodo


If you’ve ever read the Japanese comic “Doraemon” about a robot cat that’s always pulling gadgets out of his pocket, you may have wondered just how many gizmos the futuristic feline has.

The answer is 1,963, according to Yasuyuki Yokoyama, a professor of education at Toyama University. Yokoyama recently announced he has collected all 1,344 Doraemon comics written by cartoonist Fujiko F. Fujio (1933-1996) and counted all the devices that appeared.

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