Anchor at North Korea’s KCTV announces satellite launch success in dramatic tone
North Korea declared the launch of a satellite a success, and state television KCTV ran a brief report confirming as much on Wednesday morning.
The video channel of Sina.com, one of China’s biggest internet portals, posted a segment of the news program, in which an anchorwoman in traditional Korean dress announced the news in a forceful and dramatic tone.
Chinese netizens’s comments on Sina Weibo (over 13,800 shares, 3,000 comments):
Klaus海盗船长：What the heck is si mi da?
新闻发盐人：Translation: No one can stop us North Korea from launching a rocket si mi da! No one can stop the rocket from falling into the Pacific si mi da! Even if the launch fails, we will declare it a success si mi da! If you don’t let us launch it, give us food si mi da!
海覌天下：The East Asia situation is more complicated! Japan, America and South Korea get even closer.
达菲鸭：All I get is si mi da.
作家崔成浩: 2012.12.12, earth people’s livers exploded! Huh!
ZTE言午弓虽：South Korea must have got really angry, haha! The glory of the great leader shines over the entire universe si mi da.
–若有所思–：To drive them to death, drive them crazy first.
回眸孤独的狼：Wasn’t CCAV just like this a few decades ago? What’s so funny about it? We were like this back then.
我是黑豆妈：It almost split my eyes si mi da! Anchors in the Heavenly Kingdom, do you admire her si mi da!
彭城丰峻：In what universe is this woman “announcing forcefully”? This is growling with the strength needed for sucking breast milk! Frightening! Frightening!
水火云泥：This anchorwoman’s voice is even more forceful than the rocket launch!!!