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2016 Crayon Shin-chan Film's Trailer Previews Surreal Dreamland Adventure

posted on by Jabulani Blyden
24th film in franchise opens on April 16

The Crayon Shin-chan franchise posted the trailer for its 24th film, Eiga Crayon Shin-chan Bakusui! Yumemi World Dai Totsugeki (Crayon Shin-chan the Movie Fast Asleep! The Great Assault on the Dreaming World), on Friday. The film follows the title kindergartner and his family as they journey into the world of dreams.

The video reveals more about the movie's story, in which Shin-chan's town is trapped in a nightmare world. The video also introduces a new character, Saki, a mysterious transfer student who is somehow connected to the dreams.

The end of the video reveals a special phone strap extra of Shin-chan sleeping for those who pre-order tickets to the film in Japan. The phone strap will be limited to 50,000 pieces.

The film will open in Japan on April 16.

Wataru Takahashi (Crayon Shin-chan films 17-23) is returning to direct the new film, and comedian Hitori Gekidan (actor in Train Man, Fusé: Memoirs of a Huntress) wrote the film's script along with Takahashi. Voice actors Akiko Yajima (Shin-chan), Miki Narahashi (Misae Nohara), Keiji Fujiwara (Hiroshi Nohara), and Satomi Koorogi (Himawari) are returning to voice characters in the film.

The 23rd film, Eiga Crayon Shin-chan: Ora no Hikkoshi Monogatari ~Saboten Daishūgeki (Crayon Shin-chan: My Moving Story ~Cactus Attack!~), premiered in Japan on April 18. The film eventually grossed 2.28 billion yen (about US$18.2 million) during its theatrical run. The film followed the Nohara family after they move to Mexico.

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