TV Asahi’s official website for the current Doraemon television anime has announced that the anime’s first episode will have a remake. The premiere “Yume no Machi, Nobita Land” (Dream Town, Nobita Land) episode aired on April 2, 1979, and the remake celebrates the airing’s 40th anniversary. The remade episode will air on April 5, 2019.
The episode focuses on Doraemon’s “Instant Miniature-Making Camera,” which can create real miniatures from photos of objects. The episode begins when Nobita’s mother scolds Nobita and Doraemon for practicing roller skates inside the house. However, they also cannot practice outside due to dangerous traffic. They decide to play dodge-ball with Shizuka and Suneo in an empty lot, but find that it is now off-limits. When Nobita returns home, he says that he wants his own town and world where he can do whatever he wants, whenever he wants, without anyone saying anything about it. Doraemon presents the Camera, and Nobita takes all sorts of pictures for his plan to make his own “Nobita Land.”
The manga creator duo Fujiko Fujio debuted their famous robot cat manga in 1969.