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Doraemon: Nobita's Great Unexplored Lands—Peko and the Five Explorers[1]
Doraemon Shin Nobita no Daimakyo ~Peko to 5-nin no Tankentai Poster.jpg
Japanese theatrical poster
Japanese映画ドラえもん 新・のび太の大魔境〜ペコと5人の探検隊〜
HepburnEiga Doraemon Shin Nobita no Daimakyo ~Peko to 5-nin no Tankentai~
LiterallyDoraemon: Nobita in the New Haunts of Evil—Peko and the Five Explorers[2]
Directed byShinnosuke Yakuwa
Written byHigashi Shimizu
StarringWasabi Mizuta
Megumi Ohara
Yumi Kakazu
Tomokazu Seki
Subaru Kimura
Yu Kobayashi
Kenji Tada
Shun Oguri
Miku Natsume
Yoshi Yamada
Kotono Mitsuishi
Yasunori Matsumoto
Music byKan Sawada
Production
company
Distributed byToho
Release date
  • 8 March 2014 (2014-03-08) (Japan)
Running time
109 minutes
CountryJapan
LanguageJapanese
Box office$35.9 million[3]

Doraemon: New Nobita's Great Unexplored Lands—Peko and the Exploration Party of Five (映画ドラえもん 新・のび太の大魔境〜ペコと5人の探検隊〜, Eiga Doraemon Shin Nobita no Daimakyo ~Peko to 5-nin no Tankentai~) is a 2014 Japanese anime film.[4][5] It is a remake of the 1982 film, Doraemon: Nobita and the Haunts of Evil.[6][7]The film was released on 8 March 2014 in Japan. It's the 34th Doraemon film. This movie was the 5th highest grossing animated film of 2014 anime in Japan. The opening theme song is "Yume o Kanaete Doraemon", performed by MAO and the ending theme song is "Hikari no Signal" performed by Kis-My-Ft2.

Plot[edit]

The movie starts with Gian, Shizuka, Nobita and Suneo discussing going for an adventure in their summer vacation. Suneo and Gian get tired of thinking about this, so they pass this responsibility to Nobita. Nobita asks Doraemon to do so and they launch a rocket on their roof to take photos of each and every small part of the Earth.

Meanwhile, Nobita's mom, Tamako tasks Nobita into picking up some groceries. On his way to the market, he passes the playground where he sees a dog all by itself. Feeling sorry for the dog, Nobita purchases some sausages while running his errands and gives some to the dog. Back home, Nobita and Doraemon look for a better way to find a good place for their adventure after realizing that the satellite would produce over 930 million photos.

Nobita soon discovers that the dog he ran into earlier followed him home. Tamako, who does not allow pets, tells Nobita that her purse is missing. After the dog easily finds the purse through the scent of Tamako's slipper, Nobita is allowed to keep the dog and names him Peko.

Release[edit]

The film premiered in the theatres of Japan on 8 March, 2014. It was released in India on Disney Channel on 13 December 2014 and Hungama TV on 13 September 2015 entitled Doraemon The Movie Nobita The Explorer Bow! Bow!.

Reception[edit]

This was released alongside Frozen and it finished in second place in its first weekend behind Frozen. It stayed in the second place for 6 weeks. As of May 4, 2014, the film has grossed US$37,989,696 worldwide and 3,870,059,233.92 yen in Japan, becoming the third highest grossing Doraemon film in Japan.[8]

Music[edit]

  • Opening song: "Yume o Kanaete Doraemon" (夢をかなえてドラえもん), sung by MAO.
  • Theme song: "Hikari no Signal" (光のシグナル), sung by Kis-My-Ft2.

Cast[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://blog.dora-world.com/info/img/d_daimakyo_sp.jpg Official Translation
  2. ^ http://blog.dora-world.com/info/img/d_daimakyo_sp.jpg Official Translation
  3. ^ "Doraemon Shin Nobita No Daimakyo". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved April 7, 2016.
  4. ^ http://blog.dora-world.com/info/img/d_daimakyo_sp.jpg Official Translation
  5. ^ http://www.metroplex.com.hk/en/movie/nowshowing/1155
  6. ^ "2014 Doraemon Film's 1st Trailer Previews Canine Adventure". Anime News Network. July 12, 2013. Retrieved July 12, 2013.
  7. ^ "2014 Doraemon Remake Film to Open on March 8". Anime News Network. 2013-10-27. Retrieved 2013-10-31.
  8. ^ "Japan Box Office May 3–4, 2014". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved May 15, 2016.

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