Actor and singer Kimura Takuya appeared on the Apr. issue of the magazine for ladies called “Oggi” for the first time in recent 20 years. He appeared on the front cover with Doraemon, who is about to release the next movie “Doraemon the Movie: Nobita's New Dinosaur”, and the heart-warming scene in which Kimura kissed Doraemon appeared when they moved closed to each other.
Kimura plays the character in “Doraemon the Movie: Nobita's New Dinosaur” as a guest voice actor. Since the new movie is about the characters traveling the dinosaur era, he wore a khaki jacket to match with Doraemon in the adventure's outfit.
He commented on Doraemon by saying, “he is a special existence for me”.
He mentioned when he got an offer for the character, he “was surprised. I even thought, 'Is someone trying to trick me with a TV program?', and it was that surprising event. Doraemon was there since I was born, and I was honored to be able to participate in the movie because I was familiar with it through anime and movie”.
Kimura also appears in Apr. issue of “Oggi” with 10-page special interview and photos. In addition to safari fashion on the front cover, he tried on the overall with a blue jacket to match the color with Doraemon, and appears in outfits which he would not wear often.
“Oggi” Apr. Issue (Shogakkan) will be in stores on Feb. 28, 2020.
“Doraemon the Movie: Nobita's New Dinosaur” will be released nationwide in theaters from Mar. 6, 2020.
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