His name is Tortov Roddle, and he is a traveler from Tortalia. Along with his unusually large companion of a pig, the slender Tortov travels from place to place, always finding a new and beautiful adventure at his destination. From islands carried on the backs of frogs, to delightful cafes, to movie theaters and giant bears, there's a wonderful story to tell in the diary of Tortov Roddle.
When I first picked up Diary of Tortov Roddle, I had no idea what it was about. Studio 4C is my favorite studio and the group JollyRoger has put out many of their works and shorts. Thus, when they released this newfound gem, I knew I had to watch it. Luckily, it was just as good as I had hoped it would be.
Shown with no dialogue whatsoever (except the printed words of Tortov's diary)... read more
Tastes in artstyle and ambiance are something that is different for each individual. I’ll write this anime from my perspective, but if the screenshots in the Anime-Planet entry were already raising doubts at your end, don’t bother. The Diary of Tortov Roddle is a series of very short stories of 2-3 minutes each... read more
The Diary of Tortov Roddle Specials
Special episodes released on the DVDs.