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Japanese: ゴンドラ


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Dec 5, 1997
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Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Studio 4°C
Source: Original
Genre: Avant GardeAvant Garde
Duration: 1 min.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 4.101 (scored by 13091,309 users)
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Ranked: #135432
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Popularity: #9644
Members: 2,565
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Standing alone in a room with symbols scrawled on the wall, a man dressed as an aviator is left to his own devices.

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Gondora is an "ultra-short animation" screened exclusively at the 1997 Daisy Visions, Katsuhiro Otomo, and the New Digital Generation Exhibition. Thereafter, the short could only be viewed on an 8cm CD-ROM purchased at the event. The CD came with a character sticker. Concept drawings for the short were included within Katsuhiro Otomo’s illustrated book KABA 2.

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Jan 15, 2021
This is one of if not the best animes I've ever watched. This story is so intriguing and is extremely compelling. One of the best animations I've ever seen. The character development is one the best I've seen out of anything i've viewed. I enjoyed it very much. Overflow is better though no kizzy. I promise to you I am a real person and not a bot. If I was a bot could I write pog in the chat right now? "Pog" See look at how un-bot I am. Anyways, if you have any recommendations for Gandora-lovers such as myself, please do message me on ...
Jan 15, 2021
This highlights the struggle people with mental illness have in life or kids who play Fortnite they are the Man that has the plane on his Head not being able to fit in and has to start his own little world where he makes the rules. He makes sounds that block out the outside world. The cool kid or person with Helicopter hat is a regular person who makes proper sounds that being a buzz sound. Personally this hits me hard as my friend plays fortnite and is hated by all i had to try to save him but that was unsuccessful. Again this anime ...
Mar 29, 2017
Rate a 3
English Subtitles
More an art piece than anime

Warning: people with light issues might have an issue with this animation

What you see is what you get. Is a fair deception on this anime in-regard to the cover-shot. You see a boy and a plane. That is it. Nothing more, nothing less. However, it is also what you would not expect. I would expect most shows to have a good plot. This plot is confusing. There was one minor possibility of plot reference but it was not only written fast but was in japanese so i could not make what was typed. I get the symbolism ...

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