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March 01, 2004

Pokemon, one of the world's most successful game and cartoon series, has now become a rage with Indian kids.

The craze for Pokemon stickers, plastic stamps, trading cards, books, CDs and video games is such that Top-Insight International, a Taiwan-based firm that has the licence to market the product in Asia, has earned revenues in excess of Rs 100 crore in less than a year in the country.

The Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh fears these cartoon characters are corrupting Indian children, taking them away from their roots and religious-cultural icons like Lord Rama and Krishna.

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Number of User Comments: 80

Sub: pokemon is not at all a threat

i think all people who thinks pokemon is a threat to Indian culture , are completely wrong. pokemon is only a cartoon not a threat. ...

Posted by lokesh

Sub: it is not a threat

it is not a threat infactit helps the child to love and care 4 animals

Posted by nikita

Sub: RSS 's foolishness

If they cant control their children againt things even small like watching pokemon cartoon series,i think itstime out for RSS people. Time has come either ...

Posted by nikhil


India is rich in its culture and heritage. our culture is strong. Pokemon is just a cartoon. how can just a simple cartoon become a ...

Posted by Amith.A.P

Sub: Cartoon

Pokemon, cartoon is not only the media which spoils the cultural snag of India. Its the entertainment where, the kids loves to have. But largely ...

Posted by Ramesh A



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