Doraemon: Nobita's New Dinosaur

Doraemon the Movie: Nobita's New Dinosaur (映画ドラえもん のび太の新恐竜, Eiga Doraemon: Nobita no Shin Kyōryū) is a Japanese anime film. It is a sequel to 2006 remake and it's a completely different story than the original. The screenplay is written by Genki Kawamura - the producer of Your Name, The Boy and the Beast and Weathering with You. This is the first Reiwa-era Doraemon movie. The film celebrates 50 years of the Doraemon franchise.[1]

Doraemon the Movie: Nobita’s New Dinosaur
Eiga Doraemon Nobita no Shin Kyōryū poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Japanese映画ドラえもん のび太の新恐竜
HepburnDoraemon Nobita no Shin Kyōryū
Directed byKazuaki Imai
Written byFujiko F. Fujio
Screenplay byGenki Kawamura
Based onDoraemon by Fujiko F. Fujio
Music byTakayuki Hattori
Distributed byToho
Release date
  • 7 August 2020 (2020-08-07)
Running time
111 minutes
Box office¥2.84 billion ($26.8 million)

It was originally scheduled to release in Japan on 6 March 2020. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Japan, the film was delayed to 7 August 2020.[2]


Nobita accidentally found a fossil dinosaur egg mixed with rocks in the dinosaur fossil exhibition site that he had visited before. He returned it to its original state with the “Time blanket”. After hatching, the egg hatches a new species of dinosaur that is not named in the Cosmic Encyclopedia and names them Kyū and Myū. Although they want to take care of them secretly, there are dinosaurs in the city still discovered by residents; Nobita and his friends were forced to bring them back to the Cretaceous period 66 million years ago the dinosaurs time . Along the way, there is a group of mysterious foes who hope to steal Kyu and Myu from Nobita.[3]


Character Japanese voice actor
Doraemon Wasabi Mizuta
Nobita Megumi Ōhara
Shizuka Yumi Kakazu
Suneo Tomokazu Seki
Giant Subaru Kimura
Nobita's Mama Kotono Mitsuishi
Nobita's Dad Yasunori Matsumoto
Dekisugi Hidetoshi Shihoko Hagino
Teacher Wataru Takagi
Jill Takuya Kimura
Natalie Naomi Watanabe
Kyu Aya Endō
Myu Rie Kugimiya
Gol Yasuhiro Mamiya
Dr. Dinosaur Daisuke Ono
Piisuke Ryūnosuke Kamiki


It was originally scheduled to release in Japan on 6 March 2020. However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic in Japan, the film was delayed to 7 August 2020.[4][5]

Box officeEdit

Debuting on 377 screens with limitations on seating capacity due to Covid-19 pandemic, Doraemon the Movie: Nobita's New Dinosaur earned $3.9 million on 334,000 admissions in its first weekend and ranked number-one on Japanese box office.[6]

Here is a table which shows the box office of this movie of all the weekends in Japan:[7]

# Rank Weekend Weekend gross Total gross till current weekend
1 1 August 8–9 ¥413,233,950 ($3.9 million) ¥551,742,600 ($5.2 million)
2 2 August 15–16 ¥286,484,050 ($2.7 million) ¥1,659,811,650 ($15.6 million)
3 3 August 22–23 ¥202,957,900 ($1.9 million) ¥2,195,713,950 ($20.7 million)
4 3 August 29–30 ¥186,135,300 ($1.7 million) ¥2,494,795,400 ($23.4 million)
5 2 September 5–6 ¥138,637,000 ($1.3 million) ¥2,694,047,700 ($25.3 million)
6 3 September 12–13 ¥113,783,750 ($1.1 million) ¥2,844,505,250 ($26.8 million)


The theme songs are “Birthday” and "A Monologue with you" by Mr.Children


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  2. ^ "『映画ドラえもん のび太の新恐竜』【公開延期のお知らせ】". Retrieved 8 March 2020.
  3. ^ "2020 Doraemon film reveals Title, Visual, Teaser Video". Anime News Network.
  4. ^ "Doraemon 40 resheduled to 7 August 2020". Retrieved 19 March 2020.
  5. ^ "Doraemon Nobita's New Dinosaur: 5 Things You Should Know About This Movie". Moviespie. 10 June 2020. Retrieved 1 July 2020.
  6. ^ "2020 Doraemon Anime Film Opens at #1". Anime News Network. 12 August 2020. Retrieved 12 August 2020.
  7. ^ "WOKJ weekend box office". 12 August 2020. Archived from the original on 1 August 2017. Retrieved 12 August 2020.

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