So how ’bout that 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony? There was Mr. Bean’s riveting performance of “Chariots of Fire,” Daniel Craig and Queen Elizabeth II parachuted out of a helicopter, Paul McCartney sang “Hey Jude”…

While the star-studded event gave the world plenty to talk about, there was one cameo appearance during the parade that was likely overlooked by everyone except Japan: everyone’s favorite earless robotic cat, Doraemon.

Look closely…there! You see him!?

The entire Somalian team is cosplaying as Doraemon!


As soon at Somalia hit the camera the Twitter timeline in Japan became a wall of Doraemon (ドラえもん) tweets:

Surely this is a move by the African nation to strengthen relations with Japan. I mean, how else could you explain the…oh…

Source: Itai News

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