Previously delayed as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the theatrical anime film Dorameon: Nobita's Little Star Wars 2021 is back on track with a new release date, a new key visual, and a new trailer. Hit the jump to learn more.
Nearly every kid would love to have a dinosaur named after them, and thanks to the efforts of Lida Xing, an associate professor at the China University of Geosciences in Beijing, that dream is now a reality for Nobita Nobi, one of the leading characters of Fujiko F. Fujio's Doraemon manga and anime series. Hit the jump to learn more.
June 2nd is "Guutara Kansha no Hi" ("Thank Goodness for Slackers Day"), a fictional holiday from the Doraemon children's manga by Fujiko F. Fujio that honors the joys of being a lazy good-for-nothing, and to celebrate the occasion Rikao Yanagita, a lecturer at Meiji University's department of science and engineering and the author of The Dream-Science Laboratory book series, crunched the numbers behind Nobita's terrible test scores. Hit the jump to work some math magic.
The world has lost one of its legends. JASRAC announced today that Shunsuke Kikuchi, most well known as the composer for Dragon Ball Z and Doraemon, had passed away on April 24 at the age of 89. More details on the life of the legend after the jump.
Announced back in November, Doraemon: Nobita's Little Star Wars 2021 was originally set to premiere as the 41st film entry in the series on March 5. Unfortunately, both it and its game have been delayed. Read on for more.