Bunny v.s. Eagle: the Little-Pinkies’ Way of Making Sense of Global Affairs
The whole bunny analogy started with a Chinese webcomic series named Year Hare Affair, first published in 2014 by Chinese cartoonist Lin Chao.
According to Wiki, this series-
“…instead of describing the People’s Republic of China always as a victim of conspiracy, military threatening, economic coercion and other malice of the Western World, it tries to make the readers believe that PRC has always been one of the most resourceful and wise governments ever since its creation, and has always been prevailing over foreign entities. ”
By using animals as an allegory of nations and sovereign states to represent political and historical military events, we have-
-“Multiple countries in Southeast Asia, such as Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines”=Monkey
(Check out the list of characters if you are interested.)
Eagle v.s. Bunny = the all-time cult theme
After the webcomic series went viral, an animated adaptation of the series started airing online in March 2015. Later in July, a free mobile game was also released.
So you get the idea now? hare/tutu /bunny, or whatever to call it in English,
China is this cute little thing in Little-Pinkies’ heart, it is pure, innocent, and vegetarian;
It had nothing to start with yet managed to build everything from scratch,
It climbed to the top single-handedly against all odds,
with sweat and blood.
It is the manifested destiny of a bunny, of the beloved Tutu.
“We are destined for the ocean and sky.”