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Doraemon is a Fujiko Fujio series about a robot cat named Doraemon who uses gadgets to help the struggling boy names Nobita Nobi. 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.


  • Doraemon (1969-1996): Doraemon uses his high-tech gadgets to help Nobita with his everyday life. Nobita also uses the gadgets to impress his Love Interest Shizuka and humiliate the bullies Gian and Suneo.
    • Doraemon+ : A series of manga that included chapters of Doraemon not present in the original 45 volumes of the manga.
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  • The Doraemons (1995-2001)
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  • Doraemon's Long Tales

TV anime:

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


The first 18 movies are adapted from the special Doraemon's Long Tales volumes with one exception. later movies are either an original movie, or a remake of an older movie.
  • Doraemon: Nobita's Dinosaur (1980) — The first movies of the franchise. Nobita finds an actual Dinosaur's Egg Fossil and makes it come to life. After accidently sending him back in time to the wrong region, he and his friends must carry the dinosaur back to where he belongs, while avoiding the criminals who want said dinosaur.
  • Doraemon: The Record of Nobita: Spaceblazer (1981) — Thanks to a portal between the Earth and a faraway planet, the gang find themselves in a Space Western-ish adventure concerning the hostile takeover of a planet.
  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Haunts of Evil (1982) — The gang's motivation to have a big adventure for their summer break turns into a discovery of a missing civilization consisting of dog people in an Indiana Jones-styled adventure in Africa. It's one of the movies that is focused on a character other than Nobita (in this case, Gian).
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  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Castle of the Undersea Devil (1983) — What could've been a simple hiking camp (albeit underwater) turns into a discovery of an underwater land and the adventure to defeat the dark robot army under the Bermuda Triangle.
  • Doraemon: Nobita's Great Adventure into the Underworld (1984) — Nobita creates a parallel world where magic flourished instead of science. Little does he know that he would find himself fighting actual Demons to save the Earth from them because of that.
  • Doraemon: Nobita's Little Space Warnote  (1985) — The gang gets involved in a literal space war with little aliens in order to save their planet.
  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Steel Troops (1986) — Nobita finds a Humongous Mecha in the North Pole. The gang later find out that it was meant to help robots from another planet conquer the Earth, and only they can stop it.
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  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Knights of Dinosaurs (1987) — Underworld reptilian people descended from dinosaurs in the underworld are plotting to take over the above world because they believe the above world should belong to them, not the human race.
  • Doraemon: The Record of Nobita's Parallel Visit to the West (1988) — Doraemon uses a game machine to create a Journey to the West mock-up to help Nobita prove that Sun Wukong is real. This ends up letting the demons out into the real world and change the history of humanity, so the gang has to go back in time to protect Xuanzang and defeat the demons. Notable for being the first movie to not have an original manga counterpart.note 
  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Birth of Japan (1989) — The gang wish to create a prehistoric Utopia only to find out that the prehistoric people were attacked and kidnapped by a dark tribe, led by a villain from the future who plans to rule the past.
  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Animal Planet (1990) — Nobita finds a dimensional portal to a World of Funny Animals. And they're being attacked by mysterious evil aliens.
  • Doraemon: Nobita's Dorabian Nights (1991) — Shizuka gets herself lost inside the Arabian Nights tales, forcing the gang to go back in time to rescue her.
  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Kingdom of Clouds (1992) — The main cast create a sky-bound Utopia for them, only to end up in the sky people's utopia. And have to stop their plan to cleanse the Earth of humankind, Biblical style.
  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Tin Labyrinth (1993) — The gang must save humanity from another planet where 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, only to accidentally unleash a great evil within the Dream Land, and he must return to save it.
  • Doraemon: Nobita's Diary of the Creation of the World (1995) — Nobita played God and created a Crapsack World, interfering in favor of humans and angering primitive bees in the process, forcing him to go save humanity from the wrath of the evolved bee people.
  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Galaxy Super-express (1996) — The gang go on a space Mystery Train, where the destination is an upcoming planet theme park, when an alien virus strikes, wanting to take them as host bodies.
  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Spiral City (1997) — Nobita finds an actual planet from Doraemon's consolation prizes, so they create a town with toys that are capable of acting like humans. Hijinks occur when a thief ends up on said planet, who then clones himself with the intention of ruling the planet. Notable as being the last work of Fujiko F. Fujio before he passed away.
  • Doraemon: Nobita's Great Adventure in the South Seas (1998) - Nobita wants to have a Pirate adventure, only for he and his friends to end up in the 18th century, forcing them to get back to the present without most of Doraemon's gadgets.
  • Doraemon: Nobita's Drifts in the Universe (1999) - The 20th movie of the franchise. The gang's space game turns real when Gian and Suneo get stuck in the game and end up in a real spaceship by accident.
  • Doraemon: Nobita's the Legend of the Sun King (2000) - Nobita swaps roles with a Mayan prince who looks just like him. Then they have to work together to defeat the witch who wants to rule the land.
  • Doraemon Nobita And The Winged Braves (2001) - Nobita, Shizuka and Doraemon find a birdman from Birdopia, the land of bird people. After Gian and Suneo accidentally board said birdman's plane, the others go after them to get them back.
  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Robot Kingdom (2002) - The gang go on a journey to save the Robot Kingdom from its tyrannical queen, Jeanne.
  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Windmasters (2003) - The gang finds a wind village by accident, and they have to stop the dark tribe's plan to rule the world involving Nobita's new pet, which is a little typhoon.
  • Doraemon: Nobita in the Wan-Nyan Spacetime Odyssey (2004) - The 25th movie in the franchise, concerning a Stable Time Loop involving a civilization formed by abandoned cats and dogs. Contains many Shout Outs to gadgets and scenes in the other movies.
  • Doraemon: Nobita's Dinosaur 2006 (2006) - First movie based on the 2005 anime series. Remake of the 1980 movie, Nobita's Dinosaur.
  • Doraemon: Nobita's New Great Adventure into the Underworld (2007) - Remake of the 1984 movie, Nobita's Great Adventure into the Underworld.
  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Green Giant Legend (2008) - A young tree is brought to life by Nobita and Doraemon. They later go on a journey to stop aliens from turning the Earth into a plant-infested hellhole. Notable for being the first original movie in the 2005 anime series.
  • Doraemon: The New Record of Nobita's Spaceblazer (2009) - Remake of the 1981 movie, The Record of Nobita: Spaceblazer.
  • Doraemon: Nobita's Great Battle of the Mermaid King (2010) - A movie that celebrates the 30th anniversary of the movie 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 New Steel Troops: ~Winged Angels~ (2011) - Remake of the 1986 movie, Nobita and the Steel Troops.
  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Island of Miracle ~Animal Adventure~ (2012) - The gang go on a journey along with a young Nobisuke (Nobita's dad) to find and protect the Golden Beetle.
  • Doraemon: Nobita's Secret Gadget Museum (2013) - Doraemon's cat bell has been stolen by a 22nd century Phantom Thief called Kaitou DX, Clues lead them to the Secret Gadget Museum where all gadgets Doraemon have been using are displayed.
  • Doraemon: New Nobita's Great Demon ~Peko and the Exploration Party of Five~ (2014) - Remake of the 1982 movie, Nobita and the Haunts of Evil.
  • Stand by Me Doraemon (2014) - The franchise's first CGI movie, that combines some of the most famous manga stories into a new complete (but still a Tear Jerker and heartwarming) story. It's the most successful (non-numbered) entry of the movie franchise (earning nearly 1 billion yen in its first weekend).
  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Space Heroes (2015) - A movie that commemorates not only the 35th anniversary of the movie franchise, but also the 10th anniversary of the 2005 anime. The gang decide to make a movie based on space superheroes, until things get too real.
  • Doraemon: Nobita and the Birth of Japan 2016 (2016) - Remake of the 1989 movie, Nobita and the Birth of Japan.
  • Doraemon: Great Adventure in the Antarctic Kachi Kochi (2017) - After Nobita finds a ring inside a 100,000 year-old block of ice, the gang go back in time to seek the original owner of the ring.
  • Doraemon: Nobita's Treasure Island (2018) - Nobita ended up discovering a treasure island by pure luck. However, said island has more than what meets the eye.
  • Doraemon: Nobita's Chronicle of the Moon Exploration (2019) - Nobita believes that a real rabbit lives on the Moon. Doraemon then uses one of his gadgets to make a theory of rabbits living on the moon become true, prompting Nobita to invite the gang, along with a mysterious new classmate to join the experience.
  • Doraemon: Nobita's New Dinosaur (2020) - Celebrates the 50th anniversary of the series. Nobita discovers two newly hatched dinosaurs.
  • Stand By Me Doraemon 2 (2020) - A sequel to the 2014 movie.
  • Doraemon: Nobita's Little Space War 2021 (2021) - Remake of the 1985 movie, Nobita's Little Space War.


  • 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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