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Doraemon is a Fujiko Fujio series about a robot cat named Doraemon who uses gadgets to help the struggling boy Noby. The series has branched off into other media.

Japan is the only country that's received all of the media in the franchise, though much of it has been exported to other regions.


TV anime:

  • Doraemon (1973)
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  • Doraemon (1979-2005)
  • Doraemon (2005-present)


The movies are mostly adapted from the special Doraemon's Long Tales volumes. Some of the films are original.
  • Doraemon: Nobita's Dinosaur (1980) — The first movie of the franchise. The cast are stuck in the past and dodging dinosaur poachers as they're trying to get back to the present.
  • Doraemon: The Record of Nobita: Spaceblazer (1981) — A Space Western-ish adventure concerning hostile takeover of a planet.
  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Haunts of Evil (1982) — Missing civilization of dog people and Indiana Jones styled adventure in Africa. It is one of the films that is focused on a character other than Nobita (in this case, Giant).
  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Castle of the Undersea Devil (1983) — Remnants of Atlantis, the still existing Mu, and the Bermuda Triangle.
  • Doraemon: Nobita's Great Adventure into the Underworld (1984) — Parallel world where magic flourished instead of science.
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  • Doraemon: Nobita's Little Space Warnote  (1985) — Space battle with remote controlled toy tanks.
  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Steel Troops (1986) — The only thing that stands between Earth and a massive mech army are the cast of Doraemon and a Humongous Mecha.
  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Knights of Dinosaurs (1987) — Underworld reptilian people descended from dinosaurs are plotting to take over the above world because they believe their (almost) extinction was caused by primitive mammals which were ancestors to human.
  • Doraemon: The Record of Nobita's Parallel Visit to the West (1988) — The historical Journey to the West, with sci-fi elements. Notable for being the first movie to not be written by Fujiko F. Fujio.
  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Birth of Japan (1989) — The kids' desire to create a prehistoric Utopia interferes with a villain from the future's plan to rule it.
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  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Animal Planet (1990) — A dimensional portal to the planet of Animals is found, and they're being attacked by mysterious evil aliens.
  • Doraemon: Nobita's Dorabian Nights (1991) — The Arabian Nights tales, with sci-fi elements.
  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Kingdom of Clouds (1992) — The kids' desire to create a sky-bound Utopia interferes with the sky people's plan to cleanse the Earth of human, Biblical style.
  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Tin Labyrinth (1993) — The cast must save humans from robots Turned Against Their Masters, led by an evil Mad Scientist robot king, for those humans relied on robots too long and are too weak to save themselves.
  • Doraemon: Nobita's Three Visionary Swordsmen (1994) — Nobita uses the dream machine to have a good dream, unleashes evil in the Dream Land, and must return to save it.
  • Doraemon: Nobita's Diary of the Creation of the World (1995) — Nobita played God, created a shitty world, interfered in favor of humans, angered primitive bees, and must go save humanity from the wrath of the evolved bee people.
  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Galaxy Super-express (1996) — The kids go on a space Mystery Train bound for a space theme park, when a race of alien virus strikes, wanting to take them as host bodies.
  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Spiral City (1997) — Last work of Fujiko F. Fujio.
  • Doraemon: Nobita's Great Adventure in the South Seas (1998) - A movie mostly focusing on a Pirate adventure.
  • Doraemon: Nobita's Drifts in the Universe (1999) - The 20th film of the franchise. The gang space game turns real when they're forced to go on space adventure.
  • Doraemon: Nobita's the Legend of the Sun King (2000) - Nobita swaps roles with a Mayan prince who looks just like him.
  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Windmasters (2003)
  • Doraemon: Nobita's Dinosaur 2006 (2006) - First movie based on the 2005 anime's designs and cast. Mostly a remake of the 1980 movie, Nobita's Dinosaur.
  • Doraemon: Nobita's New Great Adventure into the Underworld (2007) - Remake of the 1984 film Doraemon: Nobita's Great Adventure into the Underworld.
  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Green Giant Legend (2008) - An expansion of two manga stories about Kibou (from volume 25 and 33), a young tree brought to life by Nobita and Doraemon.
  • Doraemon: The New Record of Nobita's Spaceblazer (2009) - Remake of the 1981 movie Doraemon: The Record of Nobita: Spaceblazer.
  • Doraemon: Nobita's Great Battle of the Mermaid King (2010) - Film that celebrates the 30th anniversary of the film franchise and the 40th anniversary of the series. A loose adaptation of Hans Christian Andersen's Fairy Tale, "The Little Mermaid".
  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Island of Miracle ~Animal Adventure~ (2012) - The gang goes on a journey along with the young Nobisuke to find the Golden Beetle.
  • Doraemon: Nobita's Secret Gadget Museum (2013) - Doraemon's cat bell has been damaged by a famous 22nd century Phantom Thief called Kaitou DX, with the only possible solution to repair it in the Gadget Museum.
  • Doraemon: New Nobita's Great Demon ~Peko and the Exploration Party of Five~ (2014) - Remake of the 1982 movie Doraemon: Nobita and the Haunts of Evil.


  • Doraemon: Various simple pinball games based off of the franchise, the first of which came out in The '90s. These games include Doraemon Battle Dome, Doraemon Baseball Game (based off of 3D Ace), Doraemon Exploration Game Round, a do-it-yourself paper pinball table included with a magazine, Doraemon, Doraemon Pinball Game, and Stand by Me Doraemon.



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