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2024 Doraemon Film Reveals Comedy Duo Kagaya as Guest Cast

posted on by Rafael Antonio Pineda
Duo plays multiple roles in March 1 film

The official website for the 2024 Doraemon film Eiga Doraemon: Nobita no Chikyū Symphony (Doraemon the Movie: Nobita's Earth Symphony) revealed on Wednesday that comedian duo Kagaya (Shō Kaga and Sōya Gaya) will guest star in the film in multiple roles. Gaya will play an older man who sings enka songs, while the pair will play manzai comedy performers, as well as two busking bandmates.

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Vaundy, who also performs the film's theme song "Time Paradox," will compose the song that the pair sing in their role in the film as bandmates.

The 43rd film in the franchise will open in Japan on March 1.

Kyōko Yoshine (live-action Princess Jellyfish, Seven Days War, Kasane) voices Miina, a singer with a successful career overseas. She is a new character who holds the key to the film's story.

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The film has also previously revealed two characters without revealing their cast members:

Mikka, a girl who hails from Mushiika, a beautiful planet full of "fare" (music)

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Chapekku, the Mushiika robot who takes care of Mikka

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The new film will have a music theme, as Doraemon and friends go on an adventure to meet new buddies, connect to people with music, and save the world from a crisis.

Kazuaki Imai (Doraemon the Movie: Nobita's Treasure Island, Doraemon the Movie: Nobita's New Dinosaur) is directing the film. Teruko Utsumi, a writer for the Doraemon television anime, is penning the script for the film. The television anime's current cast members are reprising their roles for the film.

Doraemon the Movie 2023: Nobita's Sky Utopia, the franchise's 42nd anime film, opened in Japan on March 3. It ranked at #1 in its opening weekend, and sold 542,000 tickets for 663 million yen (about US$4.87 million) in its first three days.

Sources: Eiga Doraemon: Nobita no Chikyū Symphony anime film's website, Comic Natalie

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