The Drop

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Synonyms: Drop
Japanese: しずく
English: The Drop
Spanish: La gota
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 1, 1965
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Studios: Mushi Production
Source: Original
Genre: ComedyComedy
Duration: 4 min.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 5.591 (scored by 15821,582 users)
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Ranked: #113632
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Popularity: #10128
Members: 2,832
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A man trapped on a raft in the middle of the ocean is in desperate need of water. Luckily for him, a few drops of rain water are about to fall from the raft's mast. Comedy ensues as the thirsty man attempts to drink the few small drops of water.

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Tezuka, Osamu


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Feb 8, 2011
Early animation in America started with Looney Toons and Disney. Disney had a series of early silent cartoons set to music where mickey mouse was a captain of a steam boat. This anime is exactly like that. Every form of animation has it's start, so this film is great to learn how vast different current anime is today. Just like comparing early Disney films to current ones.

The anime's story may seem odd to some but it is in fact an abstract film. Simply meaning it has no dialogue and relys on imagery alone for the plot. It depicts what ...
Oct 9, 2019
Mixed Feelings
Overall: 6/10 and enjoyable enough to watch after all it's only 4 min long so don't expect a deep story with character development or anything profound

Story: no plot just slapstick comedy, a guy driven insane trying to drink a couple drops of water

Art: Whimsical and retro, nothing to be amazed at. What you'd expect from a short animation from the 60's.

Sound: Just music and sound effects, no dialogue, quirky. Nothing impressive but not disappointing either. Again, it's 60's quality.

Character: It's just a guy trying to drink a couple drops of water, he shows the range of emotion and personality a gag character in a looney ...
Dec 17, 2017
Story - 3

The story is simple, it is of a man trying to gain a drop of water through comical slapstick. So, as to rate this, I must look to the comedy and think of how good it is and that is, of course, relative. In my opinion it is not that funny at all.

On the flip side, it also shows his descent into madness as he runs out of water. How it is shown visually, I can comment that the pursuit is shown very well. However, I cannot fathom some of the occurrences that occur in what was seemingly a hallucination.

Ergo, it was not ...

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