The latest film in the Doraemon children’s series, Doraemon: Nobita’s Little Star Wars 2021, will premiere in Japanese theaters on March 4th.
Doraemon first aired in 1969. The cute, blue, robotic cat that people grew up with has been arguably the most popular anime series ever aired, and spawned an entire genre in of itself of cute, comedic, sometimes serious style of storytelling.
The upcoming film is a remake of the original Nobita’s Little Star Wars which premiered in 1985. A summary from MyAnimeList can be found below.
Papi, the tiny president of a faraway planet, escapes to Earth to avoid being captured by the military forces that took over. Despite being welcomed by Doraemon, Nobita and their friends, the little alien notices that his enemies have also reached this world and doesn’t want to get his human friends involved in this war. Doraemon, Nobita, Gian, Suneo, and Shizuka start a big adventure as they try to hide and protect Papi.
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At the time of publishing, an English release for the film has yet to be announced.