Taro Aso + Dmitry Medvedev = New Joint Doraemon Anime

The Jiji Press news source reports that Japanese Prime Minister Tarō Asō and Russian President Dmitry Medvedev will discuss a joint anime production starring the Japanese manga character Doraemon and the Russian folklore creature “Dorafei” on Saturday.

Source: ANN

I was wondering who that Dorafei was. A quick search revealed that it was none other than Russian president Dmitry Medvedev’s cat… Since when president’s cats are folklore creatures?

Дорофей from Ancient Greek Δωροθέος (Dōrotheos), “‘God’s gift’”).


2 thoughts on “In Soviet Russia, President’s Cat is a “Folklore Creature”

  1. Cats, specifically Siberians and Russian Blues, feature heavily in Russian folklore, not specifically Dorofey. -_-;;

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