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Synonyms: Control Bear [WONDER GARDEN] Short Animation Film


Type: ONA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 19, 2013
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Sentai Filmworks
Studios: Studio Colorido
Source: Original
Genres: FantasyFantasy
Duration: 4 min.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 6.391 (scored by 31253,125 users)
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Ranked: #62912
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Popularity: #5848
Members: 5,345
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A young girl is transported to a magical world by a storefront bear in this anime short by Studio Colorido.


Was included with Sentai Filmworks' release of Taifuu no Noruda (Typhoon Noruda).

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Arai, Youjirou
Ishida, Hiroyasu
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Jul 9, 2015
suzuyin (All reviews)
Story: 9
As this is so short, there's not much time for an outstanding story to be told, but in its short duration, Control Bear makes a great impression on the watcher. Throughout the movie I was captivated and enjoyed the whole thing.

Art: 10
Wow!! The art and animation is wonderful. Strongly reminds me of Ghibli. Beautiful colors and character design. Just the art itself makes me want a longer version.

Sound: 10
The continuous song throughout this is very sweet and bubbly. Definitely added to the enjoyment of the movie.

Character: 9
There aren't any other major characters in this except for the young girl who gets transported into the read more
Aug 24, 2015
AmberAmethyst (All reviews)
This short takes less than five minutes to watch, but it is a lovely way to spend five minutes.

Story (7):

The story follows a child who sees a moving teddy bear in a shop window. He transports her to a fantasy world full of living teddy bears. It is a captivating, whimsical experience.

The plot is simplistic, and easily enjoyable. Not to mention it is beautiful to watch. I also like the open ending.

Characters (7):

Nothing much is known by the characters. They don't even have names or lines. However, even though they never speak, their immediate friendship is clear through nonverbal communication and facial expressions.

Art (10):

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