Nils no Fushigi na Tabi

Alt title: The Wonderful Adventures of Nils

TV (52 eps)
1980 - 1981
2.974 out of 5 from 353 votes
Rank #5,562

Nils is a mischievous young tyke; instead of going to church with his parents, he'd much rather stay on the farm and torment the animals. However, one day, Nils comes across a pixie who takes exception to his cheeky demeanor and shrinks him down to miniature size. Now the tables are turned, and the farm animals begin to pick on Nils! Looking to escape, he hitches a ride on Morten the goose, and suddenly he's away with the wild geese as they migrate to Lapland. As the geese travel, Nils - along with his pet hamster Carrot - gets to see the sights and sounds of Sweden, whilst his plucky personality ensures that adventure is always close at hand.

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ThatAnimeSnob Aug 14, 2012
Score 6.5/10

Another series I hadn’t realize it was an anime and not a cartoon, until I found it decades later on anidb. The European setting and the cheery atmosphere deceived me but then I remembered several scenes which were quite scary or violent for a cartoon and I was convinced that... IT’S TOO GRIM TO BE A CARTOON.

ART & SOUND SECTIONS: 6/10
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  • 1981

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