An anime embassador

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An anime ambassador

As u read it! The cartoon that first appeared in a plastic coin purse, created by Sanrio Co. is now the new Japan tourism ambassador among the Korean singer Younha,Japanese actress Yoshino Kimura and Japanese pop/rock duo Puffy AmiYumi. All these is part of the campaign “Visit Japan” to get more foreign visitor to its country, it is a form to attract people; “HelloKitty is a choice to represent the country in China and Hong Kong, two places where she is wildly popular among kids and young women” Japan tourism ministry said on Monday. In addition, theofficials of the country hope tapping into that fan base to get a bigger flow of tourist into Japan and exceed the 8.35 million of tourist of last year. What a nice surprise, what next Garfield or Felix Cat?Glossary:

• Envoy: Someone sent in a mission or to represent the interests if someone else

• Pronunciation: envoi

• Function: noun

• Synonymous: Emmisary

oIn Context: Now the moonfaced feline can add "government envoy" to the list.

o Substitution: Now the moonfaced feline can add "government emmisary" to the list.

• Example: Who isthe special envoy to the Peru?

• Wildly: with a uncontrollable and exaggerated degree

• Pronunciation: waildli

• Function: adverb

• Synonymous: exaggeratedly

o InContext: ….two places where she is wildly popular among kids and young women.

o Substitution: two places where she is exaggeratedly popular among kids and young women.

• Example: She wasapplauding wildly when the artist finished the song.

• Tap: make good use of…

• Pronunciation: tap

• Function: verb

• Synonymous: exploit

o In Context: “Officialshope tapping into that fan base will lead to a bigger flow of tourists into Japan”

o Substitution: “Officials hope exploiting into that fan base will lead to a bigger flow of tourists into...
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