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All the Way From a Future World (未来の国からはるばると Mirai no Kuni Kara Harubaruto), also known as All the Way From the Future in the English Amazon Kindle and Shogakukan Asia manga, is the first chapter of the Doraemon manga and the first chapter of the Doraemon franchise. Most main characters make their first appearance here.

Plot[]

A 10-year-old boy named Nobita Nobi hears a mysterious voice saying that he will hang himself in the next 30 minutes and be burned alive in the next 40 minutes. He asks who is speaking, but nobody; suddenly, the drawer at his desk opens. He is shocked when a blue robot cat hops out of his desk and eats the rice cake before leaving. After a short while, a boy named Sewashi Nobi also comes. They explain that they are from the future and have come to save Nobita from a horrible fate. Sewashi tells him about the future and that he will marry Jaiko 15 years later. Nobita refuses to talk about this and chases both back. Nobita's mother and father confided in him about the bad dream. (Knowing his fate) After that, Shizuka and Jaiko are playing battledore, and the shuttlecock is stuck on Nobita's house roof. Shizuka asks him to get the shuttlecock. Nobita slips on the roof and hangs himself. Shizuka asks him to play battledore, and Nobita gets full of ink in one try by Jaiko. He gets mad and insults her. Gian also appears for a short while. Nobita is going to the bathroom to clean his face, but slips with the soap and falls into the bathtub. Finally, he is burning himself from staying too close to the heater. Then he views the album as about his future. In 1979, Nobita failed the university entrance exam. In 1988, he founded his own company. In 1993, his company was on fire, and in 1995, the creditors asked for his loan after his company went bankrupt. This is the reason why Sewashi's family is very poor, and Doraemon needs to come there to change Nobita's fate. In the ending of the chapter, Sewashi wants to see a 20th-century town, so Doraemon takes the Take-copter to fly. They end up flying properly, except for Nobita, who has it on his pants. He then ends up falling down and hurting himself, and his pants are then flying off and he runs off with only his shirt, underwear, and socks on.

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Trivia[]

  • This chapter has five different versions in total, depending on the magazine's target audience. The versions included in the first volume are aimed at people aged 11 and above. While the other versions aimed for ages 10 and below, The other four versions would remain unreleased outside of 1969 kid magazines up until 2019, with the release of Volume 000, which celebrates the 50 years anniversary of the franchise.
  • All the main characters are introduced in this chapter, except Suneo Honekawa.
    • Although Suneo does appear in the first grade version of Chapter 001.
  • This chapter marks one and only time of the appearance of Nobita and Jaiko's children, as they have ceased to exist from the next chapter onward.
  • In the first printing of this story, Shizuka's name was spelt しず子 (Shizuko). This was changed in later editions.
  • The last page of the story shows Sewashi and Doraemon wearing the Take-Copter on their backs. This style of flight is not seen in later stories. The title page (added after the first publication of the story) shows the same scene with Take-copters worn on the head.
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