Doraemon in India
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Doraemon is an anime and manga which was composed by Fujiko F. Fujio in 1969 in Japan. The Doraemon franchise came to India in 2005 when the anime aired for the first time. The manga is yet to be released. It has won the Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards India two times in a row for Best Show For Kids (2013 and 2015) and was nominated in 2016 and 2017 edition for the same category. It is the highest rated kids' show with about 478.5 million viewers. It is currently aired on Disney Channel.
The manga hasn't yet been released in India.
The anime has been airing on Hungama TV, which was the introduction of the Doraemon franchise in India. Since 19 November 2010, Hungama TV's sister channel, Disney Channel India, has been rerunning the old dubbed Doraemon episodes which have already been broadcast by Hungama TV.
India dubbed episodes starting with the Doraemon (1979 anime) series. Later episodes of the Doraemon (2005 anime) series started airing on Hungama TV and Disney Channel India, starting in October and November 2013 as New Doraemon. Several episodes of the 1979 anime version were represented again under the title Classic Doraemon on Disney Channel in January 2017. Doraemon is available on Amazon Prime Video India in Hindi, Tamil and Telugu, although the first season is only available in Hindi.
Since 2010, there have been a total of twenty-five Doraemon movies that have been released in India; two of which received theatrical releases, while the remaining were TV Premieres on either Disney Channel India or Hungama TV. The first film to get a theatrical release was Nobita And The Steel Troops-The New Age which was a massive hit in Indian theaters.The second film was Nobita Aur Jadooi Tapu. The list of Doraemon movies that have been released in India are as follows in the table below.
The films are distributed in India by Disney UTV.
|#||Title in India||Title in Japan||Release Dates|
|Hungama TV||Disney Channel||Theatres|
|1||Doraemon In Nobita's Little Space War||Doraemon: Nobita's Little Star Wars||5 December 2010||26 December 2010|
|2||Doraemon In Nobita's Great Adventure To The South Seas||Doraemon: Nobita's Great Adventure in the South Seas||27 December 2012||5 June 2011|
|3||Doraemon In Nobita And The Steel Troops-The New Age||Doraemon: Nobita and the New Steel Troops—Winged Angels||3 May 2013||6 May 2012||6 October 2011|
|4||Doraemon The Movie Nobita's Dinosaur||Doraemon: Nobita's Dinosaur||10 January 2013||27 November 2011|
|5||Doraemon The Movie Nobita's Dorabian Nights||Doraemon: Nobita's Dorabian Nights||9 December 2012||1 December 2012|
|6||Doraemon The Movie Nobita's Three Magical Swordsmen||Doraemon: Nobita's Three Visionary Swordsmen||25 July 2013||23 March 2013|
|7||Doraemon The Movie Nobita Aur Jadooi Tapu||Doraemon: Nobita and the Island of Miracles—Animal Adventure||1 October 2013||29 June 2013||24 May 2013|
|8||Doraemon The Movie Nobita Aur Khel Khilona Bhool Bhullaiya||Doraemon: Nobita and the Tin Labyrinth||12 October 2013||14 September 2013|
|9||Doraemon The Movie Nobita In Jannat No.1||Doraemon: Nobita and the Kingdom of Clouds||10 March 2014||25 January 2014|
|10||Doraemon The Movie Yeh Bhi Tha Nobita Woh Bhi Tha Nobita-King Of The Sun||Doraemon: Nobita and the Legend of the Sun King||1 November 2014||28 June 2014|
|11||Doraemon The Movie Jadoo Mantar Aur Jahnoom||Doraemon: Nobita's New Great Adventure into the Underworld||7 September 2015||9 August 2014|
|12||Doraemon The Movie Nobita The Explorer Bow! Bow!||Doraemon: New Nobita's Great Demon—Peko and the Exploration Party of Five||13 September 2015||13 December 2014|
|13||Doraemon The Movie Adventures Of Koya Koya Planet||Doraemon the Movie: Nobita's Spaceblazer||28 September 2015||5 September 2015|
|14||Doraemon The Movie Galaxy Super Express||Doraemon: Nobita and the Galaxy Super-express||30 January 2016||30 January 2016|
|15||Doraemon The Movie Toofani Adventure||Doraemon: Nobita and the Windmasters||6 February 2016||6 February 2016|
|16||Doraemon The Movie Gadget Museum Ka Rahasya||Doraemon: Nobita's Secret Gadget Museum||25 June 2016||26 March 2016|
|17||The Doraemon Movie Stand by Me||Stand by Me Doraemon||19 June 2016||6 July 2016|
|18||Doraemon The Movie Nobita Bana Superhero||Doraemon: The Record of Nobita's Parallel Visit to the West||14 August 2016||2 October 2016|
|19||Doraemon The Movie Nobita in Ichi Mera Dost||Doraemon: Nobita in the Wan-Nyan Spacetime Odyssey||13 November 2016||28 November 2016|
|20||Doraemon The Movie Nobita Ki Nayi Duniya||Doraemon: Nobita's Diary on the Creation of the World||18 December 2016||27 November 2016|
|21||Doraemon The Movie Nobita In Hara Hara Planet||Doraemon: Nobita and the Green Giant Legend||19 February 2017||4 March 2018|
|22||Doraemon The Movie Nobita Aur Ek Jalpari||Doraemon: Nobita's Great Battle of the Mermaid King||26 June 2017||4 June 2017|
|23||Doraemon The Movie Nobita And Jungle Mein Dangal||Doraemon: Nobita and the Animal Planet||17 June 2018|
|24||Doraemon The Movie Nobita Ki Universe Yatra||Doraemon: Nobita Drifts in the Universe||19 October 2018|
|25||Doraemon The Movie Nobita Aur Antariksh Daku||Doraemon: Nobita's Space Heroes||9 November 2018|
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