Film delayed from March 2021 release due to COVID-19
The staff of the Doraemon: Nobita’s Little “Star Wars” 2021 anime film revealed on Tuesday that the film will now open on March 4, 2022 after a delay due to the new coronavirus disease (COVID-19). The staff also revealed two new guest cast members.
The newly announced cast includes:
Teruyuki Kagawa as Gilmore, who leads a coup to take down the alien Papi
Mayu Matsuoka as Piina, Papi’s older sister, who is a new character for this movie remake
The orgiinal 1985 film of the same name will screen in select theaters in Japan from November 23 to December 2.
The film was previously slated to open last March, but the staff delayed the film to spring.