The titular robot cat from the future, along with his friends Nobita, Shizuka, Suneo, and Takeshi was introduced to the public as a member of the Kapamilya network during a recent trade event. ABS-CBN’s Acquisitions and International Sales Distribution (ISD) division partners with Animation Intl. Ltd., ShoPro, and ADK Emoticons, Inc., the companies that owns the rights to distribute the Doreamon franchise.


Set to air on ABS-CBN’s TVplus channel, YeY!, starting May, “Doraemon” follows the adventures of Nobita Nobi, a young boy who suffers from bullying, and his trusty friend Doraemon, a robotic cat sent by one of his descendants from the future to protect and guide Nobita. Using his four-dimensional pocket from where Doraemon pulls his gadgets, Doraemon helps Nobita in his adventures.