Stand by Me Doraemon 2

Stand by Me Doraemon 2 (STAND BY ME ドラえもん 2) is a Japanese 3D computer animated science fiction comedy film based on the Doraemon manga series and a sequel to 2014 film Stand by Me Doraemon. Directed by Ryūichi Yagi and Takashi Yamazaki, it is largely based on Doraemon' s 2000 short film Doraemon: A Grandmother's Recollections and shortly based on Doraemon's 2002 short film The Day When I Was Born.

Stand by Me Doraemon 2
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Theatrical release poster
JapaneseSTAND BY ME ドラえもん 2
LiterallyStand By Me Doraemon 2
Directed by
Screenplay byTakashi Yamazaki
Based onDoraemon
by Fujiko F. Fujio
Starring
Music byNaoki Satō
Production
companies
Distributed byToho
Release date
  • 20 November 2020 (2020-11-20)
Running time
96 minutes
CountryJapan
LanguageJapanese
Box office$78.5 million

SynopsisEdit

Nobita - following his previous adventure - has managed to change his future for the better, making Shizuka marry him. Taken by despair, however, he decides to return to the past to re-meet his beloved grandmother, she died when he was still in kindergarten and to whom he was really fond of; grandmother is happy that Nobita came back in time to be with her, and confides in him a great desire: to meet his future bride. Meanwhile, the Nobita of the future, who is about to marry Shizuka and crown his "dream of happiness", is seized by a panic attack and flees into the past to see Doraemon again, fearing that he is not the right person for Shizuka. However, the duo of Nobita and Doraemon is involved in a series of mishaps in the future, as well as the present, in order to fulfill Grandma’s wish of seeing Nobita’s bride. What takes place, is a roller coaster of emotions, fun and suspense.

Voice castEdit

Character Voice actor[1]
Doraemon Wasabi Mizuta
Nobita Nobi Megumi Ōhara
Adult Nobita Nobi Satoshi Tsumabuki
Shizuka Nobi/Minamoto (Nobita's wife) Yumi Kakazu
Suneo Honekawa Tomokazu Seki
Takeshi 'Gian' Goda Subaru Kimura
Tamako Nobi (Nobita's mother) Kotono Mitsuishs[2]
Nobisuke Nobi (Nobita's father) Yasunori Matsumoto
Nobita's Grandma Nobuko Miyamota
Naka Meguro Bakarhythm
Replacement Rope Shinichi Hatori
Teacher Wataru Takagi
Dekisugi Hidetoshi Shihoko Hagino
Yoshio Minamoto (Shizuka's father) Aruno Tahara
Mrs. Minamoto (Shizuka's mother) Ai Orikasa
Jaiko Goda Vanilla Yamazaki
Additional Voices All Actors

ReleaseEdit

It was originally scheduled to release in theaters on 7 August 2020.[3][4] However, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the film was temporarily removed from the release schedule, and was replaced by Doraemon: Nobita's New Dinosaur (which had been postponed from a previous March release).[5] The film was then postponed to 20 November 2020 when it was given a theatrical release in Japan.[6] The film was released in Indonesia on 19 February 2021.[7] The film was released in Malaysia on 5 March 2021.[8]

SoundtrackEdit

The theme song is Niji (Rainbow) by Masaki Suda.[9]

Box officeEdit

Debuting on 416 screens with limitations on seating capacity due to COVID-19 pandemic, Stand by Me Doraemon 2 earned $3.7 million on 305,000 admissions in its first weekend and ranked number-two on Japanese box office.[10]

Here is a table which shows the box office of this movie of all the weekends in Japan:[11]

# Rank Weekend Weekend gross Total gross till current weekend
1 2 21–22 November ¥386,000,000 ($3.7 million) ¥451,000,000 ($4.3 million)
2 2 28–29 November ¥294,477,450 ($2.8 million) ¥1,108,062,500 ($10.6 million)
3 3 5–6 December ¥244,864,350 ($2.4 million) ¥1,498,402,100 ($14.4 million)
4 3 12–13 December ¥186,101,750 ($1.8 million) ¥1,790,491,100 ($17.2 million)
5 5 19–20 December ¥118,872,850 ($1.1 million) ¥1,986,991,900 ($19.1 million)
6 5 26–27 December ¥75,631,700 ($730,000) ¥2,150,941,650 ($20.7 million)
7 6 2–3 January ¥85,842,350 ($833,000) ¥2,433,882,750 ($23.6 million)
8 9 9–10 January ¥34,988,600 ($335,000) ¥2,572,688,550 ($24.9 million)
9 8 16–17 January ¥24,880,300 ($240,000) ¥2,631,770,200 ($25.4 million)
10 8 23–24 January ¥25,533,850 ($246,000) ¥2,667,298,050 ($25.8 million)
Final Total - - - ¥2.75 billion ($26.6 million)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "『STAND BY ME ドラえもん 2』あらすじ・声優キャストなど情報【まとめ】". Cinematoday. Retrieved 18 November 2020.
  2. ^ "Stand By Me Doraemon 2 (2020) - Full Cast and Crew". IMDb.com.
  3. ^ "Stand By Me Doraemon CG Anime Film Gets Sequel Film in August". Anime News Network. Retrieved 13 December 2019.
  4. ^ "映画『STAND BY ME ドラえもん 2』 映画化決定!! - ドラえもんチャンネル". 映画『STAND BY ME ドラえもん 2』 映画化決定!! - ドラえもんチャンネル. Retrieved 13 December 2019.
  5. ^ "Doraemon: Nobita no Shin Kyoryū Film Rescheduled for August 7, Stand By Me Doraemon 2 Film Delayed". 19 March 2020. Retrieved 19 March 2020.
  6. ^ "Stand By Me Doraemon 2 postponed to 20 November 2020" (in Japanese). Retrieved 7 October 2020.
  7. ^ "Stand By Me Doraemon 2 releasing in Indonesian theatres by CBI Pictures" (in Indonesian). Retrieved 19 January 2021.
  8. ^ "Stand by Me Doraemon 2 - coming to GSC this 5 March! Exclusive fan's screening is also happening this weekend - stay tuned for updates!". Twitter. Retrieved 3 March 2021.
  9. ^ "Niji (Rainbow) - Masaki Suda Theme Song Stand by Me Doraemon 2".
  10. ^ "Stand By Me Doraemon 2 Opens at #2 Behind Demon Slayer Film". Anime News Network. 25 November 2020. Retrieved 25 November 2020.
  11. ^ "WOKJ weekend box office". 25 November 2020. Archived from the original on 1 August 2017. Retrieved 25 November 2020.

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