All Doraemon Cartoon Characters

Doraemon is a Japanese manga series written by Fujiko F. Fujio and published by Shogakukan. The series has its 1,345 individual chapters compiled into 45 volumes. The story of Doraemon whirl around an earless robotic kind of cat named Doraemon, who travels back in time from the 22nd century to help a boy named Nobita Nobi. Nobita was a normal kid and everyone made fun of him in every way, but as ever Doraemon came into his life, he began to enjoy every single moment. Doraemon was fulfilling every single wish of his life by using some gadgets which came from his pocket. Nobita Nobi couldn’t expect that his future life will be brimming with delights. Nobita and his company Doraemon, Shizuka Nobi / Minamoto, Takeshi “Gian” Goda, Suneo Honekawa, Dorami, Mini-Doras were part of this gorgeous story.

Doraemon is one the most loved animation cartoon drama in kid’s world and it is so famous around the world. Doraemon in China refers to the Chinese adaptation of the Doraemon series in China. We have listed some main characters here.



Doraemon is a cat-like robot that came from the 22nd century. He is created for Nobita from the future. Nobita suffered much in his life and Doraemon helped Nobita in every difficulty using various kinds of futuristic tools and gadgets from his 4-dimensional pocket. Doremon changes Nobita’s life.

  • First appearance: January 1970
  • Created by: Fujiko Fujio
  • Voiced by: English
  • Mona Marshall (2014–2015)
  • Wasabi Mizuta (Doraemon Story of Seasons–present)
  • Gender: Male
  • Birthday: September 3, 2112, age −91 in reality
  • Hometown: Tokyo



Nobita is considered to be one of the most widely recognizable cartoon characters in the series along with Doraemon. Nobita is the academically dull elementary school student in Tokyo’s Nerima Ward. He wears glasses and usually guided by Doraemon, who functions as his caretaker. His best friend is Shizuka and he likes her and always runs behind her.

  • First appearance: December 1969
  • Created by: Fujiko Fujio
  • Voiced by: English:
  • Steven Bednarski (1985),
  • Denise Tan (2002-2003),
  • Johnny Yong Bosch (2014-2015)
  • Gender: Male
  • Birthday:
  • August 7, 1961 (1969)
  • August 7, 1964 (1973)
  • August 7, 1973 (1979)
  • August 7, 1999 (2005)
  • Hometown: Tokyo, Japan

Shizuka Nobi / Minamoto


Shizuka is a smart and pretty girl. She is Nobita’s best friend and does not reject Nobita due to his failing grades and constant failures and always encourages him to do better. Shizuka loves animals and keeps two pets at home: a dog and a canary.

  • Voiced by:
  • Ebisu Masako in 1973
  • Nomura Michiko in 1979
  • Rei Sakuma in 2000
  • Yumi Kakazu in 2005 in the Japanese version
  • Cassandra Lee Morris in the English Dub
  • Gender: Female


Takeshi “Gian” Goda


Gian is one of the main characters in the Doraemon franchise. He is known for his large body and his aggressive behavior. Suneo, the sidekick of Gian who always helps him to steal or rob others on most occasions.

  • First appeared: All the Way From a Future World (manga)
  • Kaneta Kimotsuki (1973)
  • Kazuya Tatekabe (1979-March 2005)
  • Gender: Male
  • Birthdate: June 15th (Gemini)
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Habitat: Tokyo
  • Nickname: Gian
  • Voiced by:
  • Kaneta Kimotsuki (1973), Koreyoshi Kurahara (1979 – 1982), Tōru Furuya (1979 – March 2005), Kazuya Tatekabe (1979 – March 2005), Subaru Kimura (2005–present), Kujira (2000; Teen) (Japanese); Gerald Chew (2002-2003), Kaiji Tang (2014-2015) (English).

Suneo Honekawa


Suneo is a rich child who loves to flaunt his cool stuff to his friends to make them desirous. He mostly hangs out with Nobita, Gian, Shizuka, and Doraemon. Often, he is seen with Gian, makes fun of him and teasing Nobita. His nature of bragging often lands him in danger.

  • First appeared:
  • Manga: Prophecy of Doraemon
  • 1979 anime: Dream Town, Nobita Land
  • Voiced by:
  • Shun Yashiro (1973), Sukekiyo Kameyama (1979 – 1982), Yū Mizushima (1979 – March 2005), Kaneta Kimotsuki (1979 – March 2005), Naoki Tatsuta (stand-in for Kimotsuki), Tomokazu Seki (April 2005 – present) (Japanese); Hossan Leong (2002-2003), Brian Beacock (2014-2015) (English).
  • Gender: Male
  • Birthdate: 29 February (Pisces)
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Habitat: Nerima, Tokyo



Dorami is Doraemon’s younger sister and lives in 22nd-century Tokyo with Sewashi. Dorami likes melonpan and is scared of cockroaches like Nobita’s mom. She savvy in using gadgets.

  • First appeared:
  • Manga: Chapter 057:Undersea Hiking
  • 1979 Anime: Dorami Appeared! Nobita’s Hiking Submarine
  • 2005 Anime: Goodbye, Nobita! Doraemon, Goes Back To The Future
  • Gender: Female
  • Birthdate: 2 December
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Habitat: Tokyo




Mini-Doras is one of the gadgets of Doraemon and communicates with him via “Mini-Dora” language. She is like a helper of Doraemon in various tasks.

  • Voiced by: Chie Kitagawa (1990), Rei Sakuma (1994~March 2005), Tomato Akai (October 2005~) (Japanese); Cristina Vee (2014) (English).
  • Birthdate: 22nd Century (September 3, 2122)
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Habitat:
  • 21st Century(Present)
  • 20th Century(Past)

Jaiko Goda


Jaiko is Gian’s younger sister. This is the only child in the whole story with whom Gian treats well.

  • First appeared: All the Way From the Country of the Future, Yoshiko Ōta (1979)
  • English voice actor: Minae Noji
  • Gender: Female
  • Birthdate: July 19th (Cancer)
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Habitat: Tokyo

Hidetoshi Dekisugi


Hidetoshi Dekisugi is Nobita’s schoolmate and friendly rival as he is also a good friend of Shizuka. Dekisugi is polite, respectful, and very intelligent, and also good at sports. Nobita often jealous of him because he grabs Shizuka’s attention most of the time.

  • Young: Voiced by: Sumiko Shirakawa (1980~March 2005), Shihoko Hagino (TV Asahi Announcer, May 2005 –) (Japanese); Spike Spencer (2014) (English)
  • Adult: Voiced by: Shinya Ōtaki, Shihoko Hagino (TV Asahi Announcer)
  • Gender: Male
  • Birthdate: April 15 (Aries)
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Habitat: Tokyo



Teacher is the authentic character in the series who often scolds Nobita for not completing homework, falling asleep during class, and not getting good marks on his tests and also sometimes encourage him to study hard and get high marks.

  • English voice actor: Keith Silverstein
  • Gender: Male
  • Nationality: Japanese
  • Habitat: Japan

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