Localized English language version of the Japanese animated series to be aired across the United States for the first time
Doraemon, the iconic Japanese blue robotic cat, is on his way to become a Hollywood star! gDoraemonh will premiere this summer in the United States on Disney XD, marking the first English language localization of the series.
gDoraemonh is a TV animation program based on the comics written by Fujiko F Fujio. The plot, full of comic buzz and wit, revolves around the character Doraemon, a robot, with a fourth-dimensional pocket on his tummy that carries secret gadgets from the future. He comes from the 22nd century and joins Noby, a young boy who needs all the help he can get, on his everyday (and often out-of-this-world) adventures. gDoraemonh is currently celebrating its 35th anniversary of broadcast in Japan since its launch in1979. It has been since regarded as a national favorite, with more than 2,000 episodes produced and its beloved characters loved by viewers of all generations. The TV series, created by Japanfs top animators, contributes in making Doraemon popular on movie screens and merchandising as well. Doraemon was the first ganime cultural ambassadorh appointed by the Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
gDoraemonh has already been aired in 35 countries and regions, and with fans all over the world, especially in Europe and Asia. The English language version, which will draw from the series that TV Asahi began airing in April 2005, is produced together with Bang Zoom! Entertainment (headquartered in Burbank California, U.S.A.), a company known for its success in the localization of Japanese animated programs.
ELaunches Summer 2014 on Disney XD
ENumber of Episodes: 26 episodes (at the time of the launch)
ESome of the titles included in the first series:
gMemory Breadh gBig G: Master ChefIh gGo to the Doctor, DoraemonIh
ENames of the characters and terms in English (original Japanese name in parenthesis):
Doraemon (Doraemon), Noby (Nobita), Sue (Shizuka), Sneech (Suneo), Big G (Gian)
Yummy Buns (Dora-yaki), Anywhere Door (Dokodemo Door), Hopter (Takecopter)