Kemushi no Boro


Boro the Caterpillar

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Caterpillar of Rags
Japanese: 毛虫のボロ
English: Boro the Caterpillar
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Mar 21, 2018
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Studios: Studio Ghibli
Source: Original
Demographic: KidsKids
Duration: 14 min.
Rating: G - All Ages

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Score: 6.611 (scored by 494494 users)
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Ranked: #59592
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Popularity: #9236
Members: 3,419
Favorites: 3

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Synopsis

To humans, Boro the caterpillar's world is small; but as he takes his first steps in life, the trials he comes to face are enormous. From hungry predators to unforgiving weather, he must overcome these obstacles by himself on his great journey through the untamed wilderness of suburban Japan.

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Miyazaki, Hayao
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Jan 27, 2020
Kemushi no Boro is a short film by Miyazaki Hayao that can only be seen in the Ghibli museum at the time I am writing this. The story follows a newly hatched caterpillar and its discovery of the world. Miyazaki originally planned to make this into a feature film, but the producers of Ghibli were concerned about making such a long story without any human characters, so Ghibli made Princess Kaguya as a feature and made this into a short film.

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