In 1993, Japanese film, Crayon Shin-chan: Action Mask vs. Leotard Devil, landed in cinemas. The movie, based on both the popular Crayon Shin-chan Manga series, as well as the Crayon Shin-chan anime series, offered lots of animated fun, alongside a story about a parallel world.

Due to the popularity of Action Mask vs. Leotard Devil further Crayon Shin-chan movies quickly followed. How many? A lot!

With each new year that passed, another new movie was released, which eventually built up to become a sizeable collection of Crayon Shin-chan movies. But how many Crayon Shin-chan movies are there exactly?

Well, for all the details and more, keep reading.



The Crayon Shin-chan movies in order

Image: ©Toho

To date there are a whopping 31 entries in the Crayon Shin-chan movie series. The films are as follows:

  • Action Mask vs. Leotard Devil (1993)
  • The Hidden Treasure of Buri Buri Kingdom (1994)
  • Unkokusai’s Ambition (1995)
  • Great Adventure in Henderland (1996)
  • Pursuit of the Balls of Darkness (1997)
  • Blitzkrieg! Pig’s Hoof’s Secret Mission (1998)
  • Explosion! The Hot Spring’s Feel Good Final Battle (1999)
  • Jungle That Invites Storm (2000)
  • Fierceness That Invites Storm! The Adult Empire Strikes Back (2001)
  • Fierceness That Invites Storm! The Battle of Warring States (2002)
  • Fierceness That Invites Storm! Yakiniku Road of Honor (2003)
  • Fierceness That Invites Storm! The Kasukabe Boys of the Evening Sun (2004)
  • The Legend Called Buri Buri 3 Minutes Charge (2005)
  • The Legend Called: Dance! Amigo! (2006)
  • Fierceness That Invites Storm! The Singing Buttocks Bomb (2007)
  • Fierceness That Invites Storm! The Hero of Kinpoko (2008)
  • Roar! Kasukabe Animal Kingdom (2009)
  • Super-Dimension! The Storm Called My Bride (2010)
  • Fierceness That Invites Storm! Operation Golden Spy (2011)
  • Fierceness That Invites Storm! Me and the Space Princess (2012)
  • Very Tasty! B-class Gourmet Survival!! (2013)
  • Intense Battle! Robo Dad Strikes Back (2014)
  • My Moving Story! Cactus Large Attack! (2015)
  • Fast Asleep! The Great Assault on Dreamy World! (2016)
  • Invasion!! Alien Shiriri (2017)
  • Burst Serving! Kung Fu Boys – Ramen Rebellion – (2018)
  • Honeymoon Hurricane – The Lost Hiroshi – (2019)
  • Crash! Graffiti Kingdom and Almost Four Heroes (2020)
  • Shrouded in Mystery! The Flowers of Tenkazu Academy (2021)
  • Mononoke Ninja Chinpūden (2022)
  • Chounouryoku Daikessen – Tobe Tobe Temakizushi (2023)


Are the Crayon Shin-chan movies part of the same series?

Image: ©Toho

All of the movies in the Crayon Shin-chan collection are part of the same series, with each film distributed by Toho.



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