Garakuta-doori no Stain

Mr. Stain on Junk Alley

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Synonyms: Ga-Ra-Ku-Ta: Mr. Stain on Junk Alley, Garakuta-dori no Sutein
Japanese: ガラクタ通りのステイン
English: Mr. Stain on Junk Alley
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Type: TV
Episodes: 13
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jan 6, 2003 to Mar 25, 2003
Premiered: Winter 2003
Broadcast: Unknown
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: Funimation
Studios: None found, add some
Source: Unknown
Genres: Award WinningAward Winning, ComedyComedy
Duration: 7 min. per ep.
Rating: PG - Children


Score: 6.371 (scored by 688688 users)
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Ranked: #73522
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Popularity: #10723
Members: 2,166
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Mr. Stain, an artist/inventor, and his cat friend, Palvan, have numerous adventures concerning art supplies and junk found in Junk Alley.

(Source: ANN)


Winner of the Excellence Award on the 7th Japan Media Arts Festival.

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Masuda, Ryuuji
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"Tandem (タンデム)" by HALCALI


Sep 15, 2013
From the creator of Popee the Performer was all I needed to know about Mr. Stain on Junk Alley to give it a shot. The more time passes, the more I realise how truly original, inspired and deeply traumatising Popee was. Mr. Stain has a lot of the same stylistic choices. It’s entirely CG animated with rather creepy shiny faced character models. There’s no spoken dialogue, with only the odd musical cue and recycled sound bites used. Each episode is only 5 minutes long and features some truly bizarre imagery. The big difference between the two is while Popee is about the darker side of ...
Mar 22, 2009
Mr. Stain on Junk Alley consists of 14 stand-alone episodes that each tell a short story entirely through action. Each story generally revolves something that Stain finds in the said junk alley and how it affects everyone within the junk alley. The stories are all told clearly and are quite inventive and fun to watch play out.

Art will most likely be a love it or hate it relationship as it is entirely in CGI. The CGI is clear and the series knows exactly what it wants to do with it's graphics, but sometimes they also come off as a tad creepy (particularly in the final ...
Mar 6, 2011
Wow is all i have to say, never would i have thought fourteen episodes of 7 minutes in length could be so enjoyable. It tells the story of Stain a man who lives like a homeless man and each episode he finds a different unique item in the pile of junk in the alley. Anything can happen from magic crayons that bring drawings into reality to robots that want to fly. The creator really did do a good job in making each unique object into something that can tell a story because you never know what will happen.

The show itself can be rather violent, pretty ...

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