Masami Nagasawa Guest Stars in 2018 Doraemon Film
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
The official website for Eiga Doraemon: Nobita no Takarajima (Doraemon the Movie: Nobita's Treasure Island), the Doraemon franchise's 38th film, revealed on Thursday that Masami Nagasawa (your name.'s Miki Okudera, From Up On Poppy Hill's Umi Matsuzaki) will guest star in the film as the character Fiona (seen below). The character is wife of Captain Silver, mother of Flock and Sarah, and key to the film's story.
The film will open in Japan on March 3. A lottery chose a total of 3,000 people to attend five advance screenings of the film at theaters in Japan on February 24-25.
Other cast members include:
Fumiko Orikasa as Sarah, Flock's sister who looks just like Shizuka. She works as the cook in the pirate ship.
Ryûzaburô Ôtomo as Gaga, a pirate on Captain Silver's ship, and husband to Vivi. While Vivi is a lot smarter than he is, Gaga is an expert at wielding guns.
Saori Hayami as Vivi, a pirate on Captain Silver's ship, and wife to Gaga. The crew look up to her as a reliable older sister, and she is an expert at wielding swords.
The film is inspired by Robert Louis Stevenson's Treasure Island novel. 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. Gen Hoshino will perform the film's insert song "Koko ni Inai Anata e," and will also perform the theme song "Doraemon."
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 last March.
Source: Comic Natalie