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Power in peppa: a cultural icon of punks China
Peppa pig banned in China.
Peppa pig more than once came out various bans, but this time much more serious.
In late April, users of the Chinese social networks have noticed that Peppa Pig disappeared from the website Douyin – analogue YouTube in China.
With the video platform, it has been removed and hashtag #PeppaPig and site search does not produce results, writes the BBC.
Shortly before the locking rollers with Peppa began to gain a record number of views in social networks of China. More than 30 thousand video character has collected about 34 billion views.
Chinese people began to buy goods with the image of Pippi toys, dishes, stickers, decorations and even snacks
To advertise products with the Mumps and became a local celebrity.
Social media users began sharing a picture of Pippi in different situations, to draw your own Pig and even release more versions of the cartoons with a popular heroine.
The emergence of memes and fake versions of Pippi is about China’s media. In January, the Chinese journalists have noticed that some of the cartoons are made by pornography, and the characters of these commercials are sexual organs.
On complaints of “Peppa Pig” it was also reported in November last year. Then the parents said that after the series, children are beginning to behave like pigs.
In addition, for users of social networks Peppa Pig has become synonymous with the stereotype of the marginal individual.
In China such a person is called shehuiren.
-After the “peppa pig” appeared the harmful overtones that was made popular, some experts said that the popularity of the cartoon promoted the public psychology of hunting for novelty and jokes,– Global Times, a Chinese daily newspaper
The girl pig has become a symbol of subculture Shehuiren.
Shehuiren is the “social man”, but now in China, the so-called unemployed, marginalized and even gangsters.
Due to the fact that young people began to create too many memes with Mumps, including pornography, the animated series was on the prohibited list.
And even in China have become very popular photos with a tattoo of Pippi gangster type.
Rhymed phrase, sounding like a “Kick yourself a tattoo with Peppa Pig – show gratitude to their Bros”, has become a viral in the Chinese social networks.
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Then came the idea to cut the series from the Network.
The series is still available online, but I think they will continue to block and other resources.
Authorities still have a long struggle with a variety of goods with the image of Pippi, who is very popular among the Chinese youth.
Instead, the remote Pippi, the Chinese government has got the fans the Pig is a new character, already approved by the state The Small Pig Dodo.
Hero asks users to use an alternative platform for watching videos and to get involved in them instead of Pippi.