As long as he's been around in some form of media, Doraemon has made the cover of countless magazines and books over the years in Japan. Now, he'll be on 51 magazines published by Shogakukan between February 15th to April 7th in Japan. This Doraemon On Cover promotion is for the upcoming film which will open this weekend in Japan and also to celebrate the 80th birthday of the author, Fujiko F Fujio. More after the jump!
Finally, English readers who missed the hard to find bilingual editions have a chance to read Fujiko Fujio's Doraemon, the classic manga about underachieving boy Nobita Nobi and the blue robot cat sent by his descendant in the 22nd century. A digital edition was added to Amazon's Kindle on November 22nd. More after the jump.
Stand by Me Doraemon, the first 3DCG film based on the popular manga series Doraemon created by Fujiko F. Fujio is scheduled to be released in summer 2014. So far 34 2D anime films have been produced since 1980 and all of them were released in early March every year. Check the teaser after the jump.
Hardcore Doraemon collectors are in for a scramble come September, when Doraemon: Nobita's Number Adventure arrives in Taiwan. Those who purchase the game can enter to win one of five special 3DS units styled after the cover art, and it sounds like those are all they plan on producing. More after the jump.