'Crayon Shin-Chan' 2nd Spinoff: Gaiden Omocha Wars Debuts On November In Japan; Fans Can Watch On Amazon Prime

Last Wednesday, Amazon Japan confirmed that "Crayon Shin-chan: Gaiden Omocha Wars" will be streamed exclusively on Amazon Prime. The second spinoff will begin on November 9 and will stream one 7-minute episode every Wednesday.

The new "Shin-chan" anime is based on the original manga's 41st volume titled "Figure Wars". Its story will be about popular toys called Oban but suddenly lost its charm to the kids so all the unsold Oban toy were thrown away. One day, a lightning struck one Oban and swears to take revenge on every human.

Meanwhile, Oban's enemy toy called Chūkōnen Kamen is also given life. Kamen is an overweight sad man that gains power when he consumes cup noodles. With Shinnosuke, they will both fight for their life to gain peace on earth.Shinnosuke Yakuwa, who also directed Doraemon anime in 2005 and early this year, is the director of the "Shin-chan" second spinoff and wrote the script with Kimiko Ueno.

The first anime adaptation of "Crayon Shin-chan" first aired in 1992 until 2004. Early this year, Shin-chan released its first spin-off titled "Crayon Shin-chan:Gaiden Alien vs Shinnosuke" which was composed of 13 episodes and aired last August.

"Crayon Shin-chan" centers on the life of a boy named Shin-chan and his naughty interaction with his family including a baby sister and a dog, friends and neighbors set in Kasukabe, Saitama Prefecture. It was such a big hit in Japan that it has also aired internationally and dubbed in different languages including Chinese, Dutch, Danish, Greek, German, French, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Korean, Hebrew, Hindi, Telugu, Tagalog, Indonesian, Thai, Vietnamese and much more.

The original author of the manga, Yoshito Usui, died in 2009 that ended the series in 2010. However, members of Usui's team have decided to continue Shin-chan's story and release new manga for the fans to enjoy.

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