Japan will on Monday appoint the mouthless feline cartoon character Hello Kitty as a goodwill tourism ambassador in China and Hong Kong, with the aim of promoting visits here, Kyodo News has reported...
It will mark the first time a cartoon character has become a goodwill ambassador for Japan...
In March, the foreign ministry appointed the nation's beloved [earless] cartoon robo-cat Doraemon as a charm ambassador in a bid to promote the nation's culture and win the hearts of future world leaders.
Japan's Terror Ambassadors discuss the Kyoto Treaty.
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