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Japan Invites Journalists to Study Anime

Friday, September 9, 2005 Posted: 11:26 AM JST

The Ministry for Foreign Affairs (MOFA) will invite ten journalists to study Japanese anime, it announced this week. The journalists will meet with anime specialists, receive briefings from experts and visit newspaper companies. The program aims to introduce leading Asian reporters to Japanese pop culture. It shows that MOFA is finally latching on to Japan's new image as being cool.

The program is open to newspaper or magazine reporters specializing in cultural matters from Asian countries and a region (two each from China and Hong Kong, and one each from the Republic of Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, the Philippines and Brunei). It will take place from September 26 to October 6.

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