Doraemon: Nobita to Kiseki no Shima ~Animal Adventure~, this year's Doraemon film, opened at No. 1 during the March 3-4 weekend. The story takes the robot cat Doraemon, his owner Nobita, and their friends to an island paradise full of animals that would have otherwise gone extinct. The film guest stars Nana Mizuki, Kouichi Yamadera, Masako Nozawa, and Atsuko Tanaka. The film earned US$6,812,341 on 359 screens.