Pikotarou no Lullaby Lullaby (TV)

Pikotaro's Lullaby La La By (TV)

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English: Pikotaro's Lullaby La La By (TV)
Japanese: ピコ太郎のララバイラーラバイ


Type: TV
Episodes: 9
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 2, 2017 to Sep 27, 2017
Premiered: Summer 2017
Broadcast: Wednesdays at 22:48 (JST)
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: DLE
Source: Original
Genre: ComedyComedy
Theme: ParodyParody
Duration: 3 min. per ep.
Rating: G - All Ages


Score: 5.581 (scored by 22392,239 users)
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Ranked: #101352
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Popularity: #7091
Members: 4,837
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Piko-tarou will improvise the story of each three-minute episode using an illustration by the anime's director Takashi Taniguchi. He will tell each story in the style of a fairy tale and voice every character, including himself.

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Hosoya, Nobuyuki
Taniguchi, Takashi
Director, Character Design
Kosaka, Daimaou
Music, Planning
Yamakawa, Norio
Associate Producer


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Jul 24, 2019
SuSuSilver (All reviews)
Pikotarou no Lullaby Lullaby is a cinematic masterpiece due to it's beautiful story. Of a man getting over his fears. As the story develops the main character slowly becomes more and more fearless. Till the last ep where he gotten over all his fears and able to rest, peacefully. The art rival that of any Kyoto Animation's films and anime. The ending song is beautifully made and it beats the evangelion ending, "Fly me to the moon". I really enjoy this anime, it captivated me the second I lay my eyes on the screen while this was playing. Overall this damn anime is a 20/10. read more
Oct 6, 2017
cbob1 (All reviews)
Pikotaro's Lullabies are quintessential Takashi Taniguchi - wry, a little clumsy and rather silly (maybe even downright stupid).

Not to be taken seriously, these 3-minute shorts offer an alternative perspective to classic fables/folktales from around the world. Aside from the opening and closing, there is minimal/no music and - true to Taniguchi's style - all sound effects are depicted by voice. The characters are often awkward and have tenuous interactions with Pikotaro (Kosaka Kazuhito), and the art is what one might find in a picture story book or web comic.

Overall, these may be great for anyone who has a penchant for pineapple apple pens, thinks read more
Sep 8, 2017
Dallas_Sallad (All reviews)
Pikotarou no Lullaby Lullaby is a series of shorts similar to that of Mr. Ando of the Woods or Salaryman Man.

The premise of which is different bedtime stories being told to Pikotarou of PenPinappleApplePen fame.

Each episode has the same opening and closing which takes up around half of the 3 minute runtime.

The art is simple and humorous and the animation is limited but what these Takashi Taniguchi animations lack in art they make up for in humor.

It has some hilarious comedic timing and while the episodes vary somewhat in quality they are great to binge with a few friends.
Aug 24, 2017
josh_d (All reviews)
Each episode is about 3 minutes, including the very short opening and ending. First, let's start with the art : there's no animation whatsoever. It's just a still image, with the characters barely "shaking" when they have a line to say.
Sometimes, the camera zooms in on the character's face, but that's about it. Nothing really changes.

The narrator does all the voices. So Pikotarou does himself and either one or two other characters on screen. His range is limited. Even though we can leave this to humour.

Is it funny or enjoyable? To be honest I would not recommend it to anyone. It looks like each read more

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