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2018 Doraemon Film Reveals Yo Oizumi as Guest Cast Member

posted on 2017-11-28 03:00 EST
Oizumi plays pirate Captain Silver in March 3 film

The official website for the Doraemon anime films revealed on Monday that Yo Oizumi will join as a guest cast member in the franchise's 38th film, Eiga Doraemon: Nobita no Takarajima (Doraemon the Movie: Nobita's Treasure Island). Oizumi will play Captain Silver, the captain of the pirate ship that attacks Nobita and the others, and who holds the key to the treasure hidden on Treasure Island.

The film opens in Japan on March 3.

In the film's story, Doraemon, Nobita, Shizuka, Gian, and Suneo set out on an adventure in the Caribbean Sea. Nobita is the captain of a ship and fights his enemies on board. Shizuka gets kidnapped, and a storm impedes their journey. Mini-Dora robots help Nobita and friends on their journey. When the adventurers finally find the mysterious Treasure Island, they discover it is more than just an ordinary island.

Kazuaki Imai, an episode director on the Doraemon television anime, is directing the project as his first Doraemon franchise film. Novelist Genki Kawamura (your name., The Boy and The Beast producer) is penning the script.

Eiga Doraemon: Nobita no Nankyoku Kachi Kochi Daibōken (Doraemon the Movie: Nobita's Great Adventure in the Antarctic Kachi Kochi), the 37th anime film in the Doraemon franchise, has earned more than 4.14 billion yen (about US$38.2 million). The film is the highest-grossing anime in the current 12-installment Doraemon film series that began with the 2006 film Doraemon: Nobita No Kyoryu. The 2017 film opened in Japan on March 4.

Source: Animate Times


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