An Olympic mascot cartoon, "The Olympic Adventures of Fuwa," was
awarded "Best Production" at the Asian Animation Comics Contest
(AACC) on Monday.
According to a Tuesday report from Beijing Times, the
Fuwa cartoon and another South Korean animation defeated nearly 120
other competitors to triumph in the final.
"The Olympic Adventures of Fuwa" was jointly produced by Beijing
Television Station and the Kaku Cartoon. Since the first episode
aired on August 8, the animation has done outstandingly well in
terms of ratings.
Meanwhile, the four-day AACC also came to an end in southwest
China's city Guiyang on Monday. At the highest level contest in
Asia, the AACC is a big event for Asian animations and comics. A
total of 2,976 works from 28 countries and regions took part in
this year's event.
(CRI September 11, 2007)