Koro's Big Day Out (コロの大さんぽ Koro no Daisanpo) is a 2002 Japanese animated short film, directed and written by Hayao Miyazaki of Studio Ghibli. This film was exclusively shown at the Ghibli Museum in Japan.


The film is about Koro, a puppy who runs away from his mistress, a little girl named Sawako, after she forgets to close the front gate, when she leaves for school. Koro experiences some adventures around town such as being found by a local cyclist and taken in by a couple with two young daughters and an elderly dog. This family looks after Koro and give him shelter until the next day, when he returns to his neighborhood and is reunited with Sawako.


Staff Name
Director, StoryboardHayao Miyazaki
MusicYuji Nomi
Key AnimationHiromasa Yonebayashi
AnimationHideaki Yoshio


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