After being rushed to a flight by her mother at the airport, a young girl loses her most prized possession, a plush toy named Daru. Awakened by the girl's tears, Daru sets forth on a grand adventure to find her, crossing continents, communicating with animals and statues alike, and even making a new caterpillar friend along the way. As time passes, will Daru ever be reunited with his beloved owner?
Baba Yaga the witch lives in a house above the countryside, devouring the food around her and grinding bones into dust. One day, Baba Yaga cooks up dozens of eggs to eat, but one of the shells refuses to crack. What's a witch to do but to turn the egg into a magical being that's capable of doing house chores? The egg, Tamago-hime, carries out her duties with a sense of curiosity and wonder – and when a batch of dough comes to life, the two attempt a daring escape...
Two cute shorts about an unconventional hero (a stuffed toy and an egg) as they go on a grand adventure. Both are equally as charming.
Both are very beautiful stories around toylike protagonist who are chasing their wishes. Either esceping his cruel master or finding his loved lost master. Very heartwarming stories with beautiful fiting music.
Both of these adorable short films follow a small and unlikely protagonist on an big adventure. If you liked one, you'd probably enjoy the other.
A young woman lives alone in a quiet apartment in Japan; her sole companion is her tiny orange hamster, who she carries with her and loves dearly. Through heartaches, first encounters, cooking sessions and beautiful scenery, the young woman’s relationship with her hamster thrives and remains a touching sentiment.
Two dialogueless shorts by studio CoMix Wave that aim for cuteness and not much else; also, they have similar characters - a woman & her pet in Egao / a girl & her toy in Daru. So, if you experienced some positive emotions with one of these animes, try the other too.
In a futuristic Earth where robots live side by side with humans, performing tasks and roaming the streets at their whim, a young boy walks through a city by himself. While passing by an alley he spots a quirky red robot who, upon destroying and eating another robot, grows a mechanical piece onto its makeshift tail. Intrigued, the boy observes the robot as it methodically eats and grows, and whether he likes it or not, this stray robot soon appears to not want to leave the boy’s side...
The stories aren't the same, but both are cute, dialogue-less (for the most part at least) shorts about a child and their experience with an adorable toy. Both have fantastic animation and are heart-warming.