French is often considered the language of love, but could the magic be wearing off its Gallic tones? If the results of a recent survey regarding world accents are to be believed, then yes. The French accent, previously considered the sexiest in the world, has been dethroned by the British accent, aka the Queen's English, in a global study carried out by Time Out in over 30 countries. Sacrebleu! The French accent has lost the first spot as the world's sexiest accent to Queen's English. That's right, the French accent appears to have lost some of its lustre, falling from grace, revealed the 2020 edition of the Time Out Index, which asked more than 37,000 people in over 30 countries which accents they thought were the sexiest in the world. While the highest votes went to the Brits and the French, accents like the Spanish, Italian and Irish weren't far behind. The year 2020 saw the British accent ranked No. 1 on the list.
It was crowned the sexiest accent in the world with 25 percent of the total votes. The accent proved particularly popular in countries like China, Sweden, India and the USA. Additionally, the survey showed that Asian countries like South Korea, Japan and Malaysia were also allured by English and other UK accents. Considered the world's sexiest accent till now, the French accent ranks second, with 16 percent of all the votes. After all, we swoon any time we see Marion Cotillard in a French movie. The survey revealed that people in Australia, Brazil, Russia, Turkey, Italy, Germany and the Netherlands are big fans of the language of love, and they found the French accent extremely desirable. In a surprising turn of events, the French respondents voted massively for the Italian accent to be the third sexiest accent in the world, with 15 percent of the total votes. It ranked just above Spanish and Irish accents. The Italian language, like Spanish and French, comes from Latin, and all three are among the top five on the list of the world's sexiest accents. Famous fashion designer Donatella Versace is one of the few celebrities who has often been heard speaking in the sexy accent. Other stars from Italy you can hear speaking in this accent are Monica Bellucci and Sophia Loren. Taking the fourth spot is the Spanish accent. Singers Ricky Martin, Enrique Iglesias and actors Antonio Banderas, Elsa Pataky, Javier Bardem and Penélope Cruz are a few of the celebrities who can be credited for making Spanish one of the sexiest accents. Let's not forget the famous crime Spanish Netflix show Money Heist, aka La Casa de Papel, that has viewers hooked to their screens.
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The fifth sexiest accent in the world, according to the survey, is the Irish accent. Actors who add to the appeal of the Irish accent are Cillian Murphy from Peaky Blinders, Pierce Brosnan and Colin Farrell, among others. These top sexy accents were followed by the Australian and American., Thailand was the only country that voted for the Thai as the world's sexiest accent, which people should probably keep in mind before voting accents in future editions of the survey to the no. Time Out also asked people which place has the world's sexiest accent of all. Europe led the way on this front, with respondents most likely to name London, Paris, Rome, Edinburgh, Porto and Madrid. Of the Queen's English, French, Italian, Spanish and Irish accents, which one of these do you think is the sexiest in the world? Also, which other accent should have made it to the list?
This list describes characters from the anime and manga series Doraemon. Also listed are their original NTV voice actors (1973), followed by their TV Asahi voice actors (1979-2005; 2005-present). Part of the 22nd century characters are listed in The Doraemons. Each main character represents a primary school student archetype. Nobita appears in every episode of the anime, while Doraemon appears in most episodes, sometimes being substituted (for medical checkup or on leave) by his sister, Dorami. Note: In some translations of Doraemon, the names of these characters are different from the original names. 2.9 Nobisuke Nobi Jr. Albert in the Cinar dub of the series, is the title character and co-protagonist of the series. He is a cat-like robot from the future. He was yellow-skinned and had ears originally. However, his ears were accidentally eaten by a robot mouse. It left him heartbroken and caused his skin to turn blue. People often mistake him for a raccoon dog. He is sent back in time by Sewashi (Nobita's Great-great-grandson) to aid Nobita. Doraemon possesses a 4-dimensional pocket from which he can acquire various kinds of futuristic tools, gadgets, and playthings from a future department store.
He has also been shown to date with normal female cat.
He also has the tendency to panic during emergencies, characterized by him frantically trying to pull out a very much-needed tool from his pocket, only to produce a huge assortment of household items and unwanted gadgets. Still, Doraemon is very friendly and intelligent, not to mention long-suffering because of Nobita's antics. Since Sewashi sent Doraemon to the past, Doraemon has been living as the unofficial fourth member of Nobita's family and acts like a second son to Nobita's parents, since despite being a robot, he requires basic needs for a person, such as eating, and also sleeps in the closet of Nobita's bedroom. He also fears mice greatly (due to a robot mouse having eaten his ears), even go crazy about it and pull out devastating gadgets, and most of the times, Nobita saves Doraemon in such situations. Although he has no fingers in most media, he can hold things because of the suction cups in his hands. His favorite food is Dorayaki. He has also been shown to date with normal female cat. He is the elder brother of Dorami.
Nobita Nobi (野比, Nobi Nobita, English dub: Sidney in the Cinar dub, Specky in the Speedy dub, and Noby Nobi in the Bang Zoom! dub) is the co-protagonist of the series. He wears glasses, a red or yellow polo shirt with a white collar, and blue or black shorts and white socks and light blue shoes. Although he's not good at sports, he's good at shooting. He is usually accompanied by Doraemon, who functions as his caretaker. Although he's not good at sports, he's good at shooting and has been reflected in the movies many time. He's also good at string figure which sometime considered a girls' game. Son of Tamako and Nobisuke Nobi. Future father of Nobisuke (his son). Future husband or boyfriend of Shizuka and great-great-grandfather of Sewashi. Taurus), nicknamed Shizuka-chan (しずかちゃん) is a smart, kind and pretty girl. She is often represented by the color pink, and is seen wearing a pink shirt and skirt.
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The word 'Shizuka (しずか)' means 'Quiet'. She is Nobita's best friend. She does not shun Nobita due to his failing grades, lazy disposition or constant failures. In fact, she often tries to encourage him to do better, though she usually fails to convince him. Shizuka likes to take a bath several times a day; however, a running gag in the series is that she is sometimes interrupted by a sudden appearance of Nobita (sometimes Doraemon, Gian, or Suneo) usually due to misuse of Doraemon's gadgets like the Anywhere Door (Doko Demo Doa in Japanese). Shizuka's skirt is also frequently seen getting flipped, either by Nobita misusing Doraemon's gadgets, or by the wind. Scenes in which her underwear is seen, or she is seen bathing, have been removed from the dubbed versions, especially in India, Europe, the United States and the United Kingdom. Her true passions are sweet potatoes, which she would rather keep to herself out of the knowledge of others, and the violin, in which her playing is just as horrendous as Gian's singing. She is also known for taking piano lessons unwillingly due to her mother's wishes (as she loves violin more), which is sometimes a reason for declining to hang out with friends (but she plays piano better than violin). Shizuka is an animal lover and keeps two pets at home: a dog, who is saved from succumbing to illness by Nobita and Doraemon in one story; and a canary which runs away on multiple occasions and causing Shizuka and Nobita to run around the city chasing her down.
She sometimes fansies some handsome idols on TV. Besides Nobita, Shizuka is also close to her classmate and popular student Dekisugi. Though they consider each other only as friends. Gemini), named Buster in the Cinar dub and Bob in the Speedy dub, usually known by the nickname "Gian" (「ジャイアン」, "Jaian", English: Big G) is a strong and quick-tempered local bully. He also frequently steals other children's stuff (especially Nobita's and Suneo's) under the pretext of "borrowing" them, unless the toy is damaged. He is known for his awful singing voice, though he considers himself a great singer. To prove this, Gian sometimes "invites" others to attend his concerts, under the threat of beatings. His singing is so horrible that, once, Nobita and Doraemon try to mute it in a silent world, his writings of the song lyrics in a board end up having the same effect as when they hear them.Though his voice is terrible in one of the episodes it was shown that a girl liked his singing. In some films, his singing is enhanced to become an effective weapon (as in 'Nobita's Great Adventure in the South Seas'). In some episodes when his voice is recorded and he hears it, he instantly denies it being his voice and threatens to beat up the person who his songs in a very bad way (which is an irony).