2019 Doraemon Anime Film's 6 'Moon Visuals' Revealed
posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
The staff of Eiga Doraemon no Nobita no Getsumen Tansaki (Doraemon the Movie: Chronicle of the Moon Exploration), the Doraemon franchise's 39th film, revealed six "moon visuals" for the film on Monday.
The staff also revealed a video featuring the visuals.
The film will open in Japan on March 1. In addition to returning cast members, the guest cast will include:
(Note: Romanizations of names not confirmed.)
- Alice Hirose as Luna
- Sōichi Nakaoka as Cancer
- Shigeo Takahashi as Crab
- Yuuya Yagira as Goddard
- Kōtarō Yoshida as Diabolo
- Junko Minagawa as Luka
The film's story relates to the Japanese folkloric belief that a rabbit resides on the moon. The film is set on the moon and centers on strong friendships bound together by the "ability to believe." Luna is a mysterious girl who lives on the far side of the moon. Diabolo and his subordinate Goddard stand in the way of Nobita and his friends on their moon exploration journey.
Shinnosuke Yakuwa (Doraemon the Movie: Nobita and the Birth of Japan 2016, Doraemon the Movie: Nobita in the New Haunts of Evil - Peko and the Five Explore) is directing the film, which will be his first work directing from an original script. Naoki Prize-winning mystery author Midzuki Tsujimura (Tsunagu, Kagami no Kojō) is writing the script, and she is also wrote a novel adaptation, which debuted on November 16. Dai Hirai is performing the theme song "The Gift."
Source: Comic Natalie