2018 Doraemon Film's Chinese-Subtitled Trailer Streamed
posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Taiwanese film distributor Bees Factory Entertainment began streaming a Chinese-subtitled trailer last Wednesday for its screening of Eiga Doraemon: Nobita no Takarajima (Doraemon the Movie: Nobita's Treasure Island), the Doraemon franchise's 38th film, in Taiwan. The film opens in Taiwan on June 29.
The film opened in Japan on March 3, and sold 717,000 tickets to earn 843,148,500 yen (about US$8 million) to top the Japanese box office in its opening weekend. As of April 29, the film had earned a cumulative total of 5,137,144,700 yen (US$46.84 million).
The latest Doraemon 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, directed the project as his first Doraemon franchise film. Novelist Genki Kawamura (your name., The Boy and The Beast producer) penned the script. Gen Hoshino performed the film's insert song "Koko ni Inai Anata e," and also performed the theme song "Doraemon."