Doraemon is Japan’s most watched movie franchise

Movie distribution company Toho announced Tuesday that the Doraemon movie series has became the most watched in Japanese movie history.

Since the release of Doraemon: Nobita’s Dinosaur in 1980 to this year’s Doraemon: Nobita’s Secret Gadget Museum (teaser above), the Doraemon movie series (34 in total) has now attracted over 100 million viewers, toppling the previous record set by Godzilla which sold 99 million tickets in 28 movies.

Credit: Japantoday