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Tabisuru Nuigurumi: Traveling Daru

Tabisuru Nuigurumi: Traveling Daru

Alternative Titles

Japanese: 旅するぬいぐるみ ~Traveling Daru~

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 6, 2012
Producers: CoMix Wave Films
Duration: 10 min. per episode
Rating: G - All Ages
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.581 (scored by 938 users)
Ranked: #12072
Popularity: #4437
Members: 1,413
Favorites: 5
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Synopsis

Daru, a cherished handmade stuffed toy, gets lost and separated from its owner one day when at the airport. Determined to find her again, Daru sets out on a journey around the world in search of her. As time passes, the girl begins to forget about Daru. Will Daru be able to find and see his beloved owner again?

(Source: Crunchyroll)

Characters & Voice Actors

Daru
Main
 

Staff

Tazawa, Ushio
Director, Character Design



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Aug 24, 2012
Krystal
A beautiful, calming short that is well worth watching!

Story - 7
It's obviously not got a filled out story, only being 10 minutes long, but that was enough time too draw you into what story there was. The pace was quick but not rushed and that was enabled by the soundtrack which sped it along in the initial stages. My attention didn't waver once because immediately I was interested in the journeys of a tiny, little stuffed toy (presumably made by the young girl) and where it was going. There is no dialogue (apart from 2 sentences at the end in English) but this in read more
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Jan 9, 2013
synchronickiss
(SPOILERS)

Key things to note before even watching:

It's a short ( xx mins. < 30 mins.)
It lacks dialogue (mostly...)

Story: 9/10
--Despite the short having less than 5 sentences, the story is told through the journey of a little handmade toy that was left behind by his owner in a rush to board her plane with the parents. Daru, the toy, ventures to return to his beloved owner and along the way he travels to many countries, searching for her by asking various other objects and animals. He even manages to make a small companion friend, a caterpillar, whom he protects from the elements when he finds that read more
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Recommendations

Similar style of art, music, directing. Similar atmosphere. Slow pacing. Both are relatively short movies (HAL being an hour though)
Both are:
- Short stories
- Simple but heartwarming
- Beautifully animated and touching
:D

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Poll: Tabisuru Nuigurumi: Traveling Daru Episode 1 Discussion
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03-21-14, 6:59 PM

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