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Although the bus sped off before we could get a good picture, this ad for HSBC Bank had a pretty snappy blurb that went something like “Japanese adults buy more comic books than American children do” with a picture of a sumo wrestler reading a manga.

VERY TRUE.

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  1. Well, they took some criticism in the UK over using an actor to depict a sumo wrestler… and they think India is below the equator.
    http://www.ankurb.info/2010/07/07/open-letter-to-whoever-the-fuck-created-this-hsbc-ad/

    (Wow… searching for an image found lots of reprints of this post. Even the USA Today! But they cite Publishers Weekly as the source..)

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