Doraemon Watch Order: What to Watch and What to Skip?

Doraemon watch order

As everyone would say, Doraemon is our childhood’s sweetheart, and it never parted us, making us entertained all these years.

So, here is the most accurate Doraemon watch order you can follow and determine what to watch, what to skip!

Doraemon Watch Order!

1. Doraemon (1973)

Doraemon Watch Order!
  • Episodes: 26
  • Year: 1973

It was the year 1973, a legendary manga named “Doraemon” got adapted into an anime which made most of people’s childhood.

To start with this anime, Doraemon (1973) is the first part, but you can also directly start with the 1979 version of the anime.

So, this part isn’t a must-watch but worth a watch.

2. Doraemon: 2112-The Birth of Doraemon

Doraemon Watch Order!
  • Episodes: 1 (Movie)
  • Year: 1995

Although it is a movie, it is sort of a prequel to the series that shows the entire life of Doraemon.

Like how he was madehow he met Nobita, and how he returns to the past.

3. Doraemon (1979)

Doraemon Watch Order!
  • Episodes: 1787
  • Year: 1979

You probably have watched this version of Doraemon during your childhood, and we suggest you do the same.

Although the one from the year 1973 feels more real, this one has a better plot development, and it has more episodes.

If you watch this one, you’re probably done with all the canon part of the manga.

4. Doraemon (2005)

Doraemon Watch Order!
  • Episodes: Unknown (still airing)
  • Year: 2005

Doraemon (2005) is nothing but an improved version of the anime from 1979.

The franchise made certain changes such as animation to make it more appealing to the viewers.

These should be enough for you, or if you want to watch the movies as well, you can follow this Doraemon movie watch order.

Movies:

Doraemon Watch Order!
  • Doraemon Movie 01: Nobita no Kyouryuu
  • Doraemon Movie 02: Nobita no Uchuu Kaitakushi
  • Doraemon Movie 03: Nobita no Daimakyou
  • Doraemon Movie 05: Nobita no Makai Daibouken
  • Doraemon Movie 06: Nobita no Little Star Wars
  • Doraemon Movie 07: Nobita no Tetsujin Heidan
  • Doraemon Movie 08: Nobita no Ryuu no Kishi
  • Doraemon Movie 09: Nobita no Parallel Saiyuuki
  • Doraemon Movie 10: Nobita no Nippon Tanjou
  • Doraemon Movie 11: Nobita no Animal Planet
  • Doraemon Movie 12: Nobita no Dorabian Nights
  • Doraemon Movie 13: Nobita to Kumo no Oukoku
  • Doraemon Movie 14: Nobita to Burik no Labyrinth
  • Doraemon Movie 15: Nobita to Mugen Sankenshi
  • Doraemon Movie 16: Nobita no Sousei Nikki
  • Doraemon Movie 17: Nobita to Ginga Express
  • The ☆ Doraemons: The Mysterious Thief Dorapan The Mysterious Cartel
  • Doraemon Movie 18: Nobita no Nejimaki City Boukenki
  • The ☆ Doraemons: Mushimushi Pyonpyon Daisakusen
  • Doraemon: Doraemon Comes Back
  • Doraemon Movie 19: Nobita no Nankai Daibouken
  • The ☆ Doraemons: Strange, Sweets, Strange?
  • Doraemon: Nobita’s Night Before the Wedding
  • Doraemon Movie 20: Nobita no Uchuu Hyouryuuki
  • The ☆ Doraemons: Dokidoki Kikansha Daibakusou!
  • Doraemon: Obaachan no Omoide
  • Doraemon Movie 21: Nobita no Taiyou Ou Densetsu
  • Dorami & Doraemons: Space Land’s Critical Event
  • Doraemon: Ganabre! Gian!!
  • Doraemon Movie 22: Nobita to Tsubasa no Yusha-tachi
  • The ☆ Doraemons: Goal! Goal! Goal!
  • Doraemon: The Day When I Was Born
  • Doraemon Movie 23: Nobita to Robot Kingdom
  • Doraemon Movie 24: Nobita to Fushigi Kaze Tsukai
  • Doraemon Movie 25: Nobita no Wan Nyan Jikuuden
  • Doraemon Movie 26: Nobita no Kyouryuu 2006
  • Doraemon Movie 27: Nobita no Shin Makai Daibouken-7-nin no Mahoutsukai
  • Doraemon Movie 28: Nobita to Midori no Kyojin Den
  • Doraemon Movie 29: Shin Nobita no Uchuu Kaitakushi
  • Doraemon Movie 30: Nobita no Ningyo Daikaisen
  • Doraemon Movie 31: Shin Nobita to Tetsujin Heidan-Habatake Tenshi-tachi
  • Doraemon Movie 32: Nobita to Kiseki no Shima- Animal Adventure
  • Doraemon Movie 33: Nobita to Himitsu Dougu Museum
  • Doraemon Movie 34: Shin Nobita no Damaikyou-Peko to 5-nin no Tankentai
  • Stand By Me Doraemon
  • Doraemon Movie 35: Nobita no Space Heroes
  • Doraemon Movie 36: Shin Nobita no Nippon Tanjou
  • Doraemon Movie 37: Nobita no Nankyoku Kachikochi Daibouken
  • Doraemon Movie 38: Nobita no Takarajima
  • Doraemon Movie 39: Nobita no Getsumen Tansaki
  • Doraemon Movie 40: Nobita no Shin Kyouryuu
  • Stand By Me Doraemon 2
  • Doraemon Movie 41: Nobita no Little Star Wars

Although there are too many movies, most of them are less than 30 or 40 minutes and definitely worth watching!

The rest from here are optionals if we exclude the movies from the above.

Specials:

Doraemon Watch Order!
  • Doraemon: It’s New Year
  • Doraemon: Benkyou Heya no Tsuribori
  • Doraemon: Time Machine de Oshougatsu
  • Doraemon: Doraemon Comes Back
  • Doraemon Meets Hattori the Ninja
  • Doraemon: It’s Spring
  • Doraemon: It’s Autumn
  • Doraemon: It’s Summer
  • Doraemon: It’s Winter
  • Doraemon and Itchy the Stray
  • Doraemon Eigo Kyoushitsu
  • Doraemon: Treasure of the Shinugumi Mountain
  • Doraemon: Featherplace
  • Doraemon Specials (2005)

OVAs:

Doraemon Watch Order!
  • Koutsuu Anzen Da yo Doraemon
  • Doraemon: Nobita to Mirae Note

Frequently Asked Questions:

  • How to watch Doraemon in the correct order?

    Either watch Doraemon (1979) or Doraemon (2005), and you’ll be fine. If you can afford more time, go with its prequel: Doraemon: 2112-nen Doraemon Tanjou.

  • Where to watch Doraemon all episodes?

    You can watch Doraemon on various streaming platforms such as Disney + Hotstar and Netflix.

  • Is Doraemon complete?

    Yes. In 2005, it concluded the show with a total of 1787 episodes. However, there is a newer version running since then with the same story.

A Word from Us!

There you go! The ultimate list of Doraemon watch order guide you can follow if you’re confused on how to watch it.

To tell you the truth, you can watch either the anime from the year 1979 or 2005, and you’ll be fine.

But in case if you’re planning on watching all the stuff along with movies, specials, and OVAs, then this article is more than enough for you.

We hope you found our post helpful, and if so, let us know what you think in the comment section below.

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