Doraemon: Nobita and the Birth of Japan 2016 (ドラえもん 新・のび太の日本誕生 Doraemon Shin • Nobita no Nippon Tanjō?) is a 2016 Japanese animated science fiction adventure film written and directed by Shinnosuke Yakuwa, and the 36th film in theDoraemon franchise.

The film is about the adventure of Nobita and his friend in Japan, 70 thousand years ago. The opening theme song is "Yume o Kanaete Doraemon", performed by MAO and the ending theme song is "Sora e" performed by Masayoshi Yamazaki.

The taglines were "Friendship could cross over space-time", "Daddy, I saw the birth of Japan in 21st century", "We can see the birth of Japan in 21st Century" and "Some of the secrets only have in Japan". The film was released on 5 March 2016. It was adapted into a Nintendo 3DS video game, released March 3, 2016. This movie is set to release in Vietnam on 27 May 2016.

Debuting on 374 screens with Toho distributing, Doraemon: Nobita and the Birth of Japan 2016 earned $5.6 million on 544,816 admissions in its first weekend and ranked 1 on Japanese Box Office.

It stayed at the top of Japanese box office for two more weeks, earning a further $14.4 million in the process. It fell to second position in its fourth weekend, behind Assassination Classroom movie, and remained on the second spot the following weekend. It dropped to third spot in its sixth weekend with a weekend gross of $1 million.[13]

Doraemon: Nobita and the Birth of Japan 2016