The BEST Episodes of Doraemon (1979)

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Oct 19, 2020

Network: TV Asahi

Doraemon is sent back in time by Nobita Nobi's great-great grandson Sewashi to improve Nobita's circumstances so that his descendants may enjoy a better future. In the original time-line, Nobita experienced nothing but misery and misfortune manifested in the form of poor marks and grades, physical disasters, and bullying throughout his life. This culminates in the burning down of a future business he set up which leaves his family line beset with financial problems. In order to alter history and better the Nobi family's fortunes, Sewashi sent him a robot called Doraemon.

The Forgotten Iron Hammer

#1 - The Forgotten Iron Hammer

Season 1 - Episode 81 - Aired Jul 7, 1979

A man goes around the houses in the neighborhood trying to find out who he is. Doraemon hits him over the head with the forgotten hammer which causes his memories to be projected on a wall.

star 9.00
1 votes
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Season 30 - Episode 5 - Aired Jan 25, 2008

star 9.00
1 votes
Memorization Bread for Testing

#3 - Memorization Bread for Testing

Season 1 - Episode 3 - Aired Apr 4, 1979

ขนมปังช่วยจำข้อสอบ The episode starts with Nobita running into Doraemon and asking him for a tool to help him study for his examinations that takes place tomorrow. Doraemon gives him some Memory Bread which Nobita eats and understands the work. Later, he relaxed and ate desserts until he became full, but Doraemon forces him to eats extra memory bread. The episode ends with Nobita vomiting and re-eating memory bread from the start the very next day.

star 8.50
4 votes
XYZ-Ray Camera

#4 - XYZ-Ray Camera

Season 1 - Episode 69 - Aired Jun 5, 1979

กล้องรังสี XYZ A special camera can see through things including clothing. Not knowing this, Shizuka wants Nobita to take a picture of her. Some nudity.

star 8.50
2 votes
Development and Degradation Radiation

#5 - Development and Degradation Radiation

Season 1 - Episode 90 - Aired Jul 16, 1979

ลำแสงวิวัฒนาการ Nobita's father is old fashioned, so Nobita uses Doraemon's ray gun to make things as they would have been in the past or future, then starts on living things with a mouse de-evolutionized 200,000,000 years to become a large dinosaur and his father evolved into a future man.

star 8.50
2 votes
The Wishing Star

#6 - The Wishing Star

Season 1 - Episode 67 - Aired Jun 2, 1979

ดวงดาวภาวนา Doraemon decides to get rid of some useless inventions, including the Star of Hope. Gian and Suneo dig it up, not realizing that the wishes it grants are always wrong.

star 8.50
2 votes
I Love You, Roboko

#7 - I Love You, Roboko

Season 1 - Episode 73 - Aired Jun 7, 1979

โรโบโกะ ที่รัก Nobita is doing poorly with girls so Doraemon makes him a girl to love him but the powerful machine gets jealous of Shizuka and angry when Nobita's mother shouts at him.

star 8.50
2 votes
Channel of Dream

#8 - Channel of Dream

Season 1 - Episode 88 - Aired Jul 14, 1979

สถานีช่องความฝัน Nobita can't sleep so Doraemon gives him a TV that lets him see people's dreams. He finds that he is represented as cowardly and a cry baby in all his friend's dreams, and even in his own dreams.

star 8.50
2 votes
The Soul Machine

#9 - The Soul Machine

Season 1 - Episode 86 - Aired Jul 12, 1979

เครื่องย้อนเวลาวิญญาณ Cry baby Nobita is upset when he grazes his knee and his mother doesn't make a fuss of him. He wishes he was a baby again, so Doraemon sends his soul back to his baby body and his mother fusses a lot over him. Nobita comes back to the present to find his mother very upset as she thought he had died and realizes she does really still care about him.

star 8.50
2 votes
Transformation Biscuits

#10 - Transformation Biscuits

Season 1 - Episode 2 - Aired Apr 3, 1979

The episode starts with Nobita's mother asking Nobita to buy desserts to treat their visitor. He goes up stairs and finds a box of Transformation Biscuts. He eats a cat shaped one and then takes the box to the visitor, who eats four of the biscuits. Then his mother reminds him to buy the desserts. He then goes to buy desserts and to his shock, turns into a cat for five minutes. Later, Nobita and Doraemon then try to stop his mother from seeing the transformation happening on the visitor. The episode ends with Nobita's father fainting upon seeing that Nobita's mother had turned into a rabbit after eating a biscuit.

star 8.17
6 votes
N・S Patch

#11 - N・S Patch

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Apr 5, 1979

แผ่นป้ายแม่เหล็ก The episode starts with Gian playing with two magnets. Nobita then says that he should know about magnetic properties in kindergarten. Gian then gets really angry and chases after Nobita. Nobita runs home and asks Doraemon for help, and he gives Nobita some N and S emblems after successfully testing them on Nobita's parents. Then he puts a S emblem on Nobita and the other S emblem on Gian. Nobita then escapes from Gian, but he instead makes a mistake and ends up being attracted to Gian. The episode ends with Doraemon ignoring Nobita when he pleads for help.

star 8.00
6 votes
Dinosaur Hunting

#12 - Dinosaur Hunting

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Apr 10, 1979

นักล่าไดโนเสาร์ Doraemon and Nobita's first time travel. They get into a drawer which leads to them travelling on a time machine and end up ten billion years in the past. After shrinking one dinosaur, Doraemon cannot find his gun but they manage to escape the second one, with Nobita leaving his glasses behind, which are found in the present time, to the amazement of scientists.

star 8.00
4 votes
Cursing Camera

#13 - Cursing Camera

Season 1 - Episode 236 - Aired Apr 13, 1979

กล้องต้องคำสาป Nobita accidentally makes voodoo dolls of Doraemon and his parents using the camera and they fall into the hands of two rough girls.

star 8.00
1 votes
The Super Armor

#14 - The Super Armor

Season 1 - Episode 91 - Aired Jul 17, 1979

เกราะพลังอุลตร้า The Emperor's New Clothes, as in non-existent armor which does not work for stupid people. It fools Nobita then Gian who also tries it on.

star 8.00
2 votes
The Dimensional Copy

#15 - The Dimensional Copy

Season 1 - Episode 49 - Aired May 17, 1979

ก๊อปปี้สามมิติ Nobita cannot go out so Doraemon produces some magic paper that makes paper copies of anything including Nobita (also see ep 24). However as soon as they leave, a wind blows away the paper figure of Nobita which then has a number of adventures.

star 8.00
3 votes
Shopping in the Future

#16 - Shopping in the Future

Season 1 - Episode 96 - Aired Jun 20, 1979

ซื้อของจากโลกอนาคต Nobita wants a new bike but his parents cannot afford it, then he comes across a catalog from 2087 and orders and gets many things, not realising that they have to be paid for.

star 8.00
1 votes
Wild Animal-Taming Gloves

#17 - Wild Animal-Taming Gloves

Season 1 - Episode 23 - Aired Apr 30, 1979

ถุงมือนักฝึกสัตว์ Gian wants to beat up Nobita so Doraemon gives him a glove which makes Gian behave like a friendly dog.

star 8.00
2 votes
Nobita in the Mirror

#18 - Nobita in the Mirror

Season 1 - Episode 48 - Aired May 16, 1979

โนบิตะในกระจกเงา Nobita wants lots of toys but can't afford them. Using Doraemon's magic mirror, what he holds up to it is copied, so he borrows toys and copies them. But Nobita also gets copied himself producing a mischievous Nobita.

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3 votes
Encounter with the Unknown Gadget

#19 - Encounter with the Unknown Gadget

Season 1 - Episode 47 - Aired May 14, 1979

เครื่องเผชิญหน้าสิ่งไม่คาดฝัน Despite being told not to, Nobita plays with Doraemon's machine, finding it calls a UFO from far away. The alien is upset, being called for no good reason but they manage to placate it with beer. Nobita's mother upsets it and it wants to invade the Earth but is again placated by Nobita's marble collection.

star 8.00
3 votes
Hot Powder

#20 - Hot Powder

Season 1 - Episode 93 - Aired Jun 19, 1979

แป้งดำดิน Nobita cannot swim so Doraemon uses a powder on him which makes him able to swim through the ground or anything else solid as though it were water, so he can learn to swim. Bit of nudity.

star 8.00
2 votes
With Mirror Ads

#21 - With Mirror Ads

Season 1 - Episode 68 - Aired Jun 14, 1979

กระจกโฆษณา Anything held in front of a telescope mirror appears on every shiny surface in the area so Nobita thinks it can make a fortune if used in advertising. Unfortunately, the images sent startle people.

star 8.00
2 votes
If Gian's a Superman

#22 - If Gian's a Superman

Season 1 - Episode 94 - Aired Jul 19, 1979

สมมุติว่าใจแอนท์ได้เป็นซุปเปอร์แมน Gian grabs a "superman" cloak off of Nobita who has grabbed it from Doraemon, and puts it on. It gives him the power to fly when someone blows a flute, but it is cursed in that he must help one hundred people before he is able to take it off again and even if the bath will still have to go if a flute is blown.

star 8.00
2 votes
Hot Spring Travel

#23 - Hot Spring Travel

Season 1 - Episode 92 - Aired Jul 18, 1979

เที่ยวบ่อน้ำพุร้อน Nobita's mother wants to go to the hot springs for a holiday but his father says it is too crowded and hard to get there, so Doraemon sets up 3D projectors around the house which make it look like they are at the hot springs.

star 8.00
2 votes
Even It's in the Gaster-Water

#24 - Even It's in the Gaster-Water

Season 1 - Episode 87 - Aired Jul 13, 1979

ดำน้ำในท้องคน Shizuka accidentally swallows her mother's opal which is worth 500,000 yen. Doraemon and Nobita use the miniature sub from episode 41 to recover it from inside her, but play a trick on her which results in Nobita swallowing an eraser, which will have to be recovered.

star 8.00
2 votes
Devil passport

#25 - Devil passport

Season 1 - Episode 9 - Aired Apr 11, 1979

The episode starts with Nobita getting yelled at by his mom. Running to Doraemon for help, Nobita takes out a dangerous gadget that allows him to do whatever he wants with no consequence.

star 8.00
4 votes