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Nasu: Suitcase no Wataridori


Alternative Titles

English: Nasu: A Migratory Bird with Suitcase
Synonyms: Nasu 2, Nasu: Migratory Bird's Suitcase
Japanese: 茄子 スーツケースの渡り鳥

Information

Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 24, 2007
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Madhouse
Source: Manga
Genres: Drama, Seinen, Sports
Duration: 54 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older

Statistics

Score: 7.271 (scored by 885 users)
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Ranked: #24192
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Popularity: #5801
Members: 1,840
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Synopsis

Team Pao Pao Beer travel east to participate in the Japan Cup in what is very likely to be their final season together. Pepe Benengeli and teammate Jean Luigi Ciocci face an uncertain future and are also yet to come to terms with the suicide of one their heroes, Marco Rondanini. What follows is an introspective into the important things in life from the perspective of the professional cyclist.

Background

The film won the best OVA award at the 7th Tokyo Anime Awards, held at the 2008 Tokyo International Anime Fair.

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Characters & Voice Actors

Benengeli, Pepe
Benengeli, Pepe
Main
Oizumi, Yo
Japanese
Oizumi, Yo
Gilmore
Gilmore
Supporting
Satou, Yuushi
Japanese
Satou, Yuushi
Frankie
Frankie
Supporting
Hirata, Hiroaki
Japanese
Hirata, Hiroaki
Toyoki, Hikaru
Toyoki, Hikaru
Supporting
Sakamoto, Maaya
Japanese
Sakamoto, Maaya

Staff

Kousaka, Kitarou
Kousaka, Kitarou
Director
Mima, Masafumi
Mima, Masafumi
Sound Director
Nakajima, Toshihiko
Nakajima, Toshihiko
Sound Director
Honda, Toshiyuki
Honda, Toshiyuki
Theme Song Arrangement, Music


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"自転車ショー歌 (Bicycle Show Song)" by Kiyoshirou Imawano




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ridojiri
Sep 21, 2012
Kurt Vonnegut infamously stated that a writer should "Start as close to the end as possible." Vonnegut, however, was a fiction writer. His sentiment is not universally apt to all mediums. 'Nasu: A Migratory Bird with Suitcase', while being the 2nd OVA following the same character (PePe), falls victim to too little explanation and too little suspense, in a dogmatic adaptation of a charismatic short story found within the pages of manga 'Nasu' ('Eggplant') by Iou Kuroda. The effect of starting close to the end, finishing quickly, results in this anime the achievement of a somewhat quirky, short and punchy story about a team of read more
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