48x61

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: 48x61 (Rintaro x Katsuhiro Otomo)
Japanese: 48x61 四拾八x六拾壱


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Type: ONA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: 2002
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Original
Genres: ComedyComedy, SportsSports
Duration: 6 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

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Score: 5.221 (scored by 12091,209 users)
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Ranked: #123042
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Popularity: #10913
Members: 2,223
Favorites: 0

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Synopsis

48x61 is a short movie made by the famous director Rintaro (Astro Boy, Metropolis, ...) for the Japanese manga artist and director Katsuhiro Otomo (Akira, Mushishi, ...). It was produced by Studio Madhouse. This movie was made when Rintaro was 61 years old and Katsuhiro 48 years old. Hence the title.

Main characters in this movie are Rintarou and Katsuhiro. The story is about a bicycle race between the two them.

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Staff

Rintarou
Director, Storyboard
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Nagasaki, Kenji
Episode Director
Maruyama, Masao
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Reviews

Sep 2, 2016
I don't watch too many shorts, but when I saw this was made by MADHOUSE I couldn't ignore it and decided to give it a shot.

Story is simple - two older men bicycle racing across town. It starts off slow but they work the MADHOUSE magic gradually. It's quite nice how the progression of the race goes, from just biking harder to [spoiler removed :^) ]. Enjoyment gets 9 points

Artwork seemed a little low-end, even for 2002, but I still liked it. It created an unusual aesthetic, as if we got to see a cool project before it got prettied up. The visual effects for ...

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