The Wonderful Adventures of Nils (1980– )
"Nirusu no fushigi na tabi" (original title)

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This is an animated adaptation of the classic story of Nils Holgerson, a naughty boy who is transformed to a very little dwarf and goes through many adventures, flying with a band of wild geese.

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This is an animated adaptation of the classic story of Nils Holgerson, a naughty boy who is transformed to a very little dwarf and goes through many adventures, flying with a band of wild geese.

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Wonderful Adventure
Lyrics by Yôko Narahashi and Kônosuke Fuji
Music by Yukihide Takekawa
Arrangements by Chito Kawachi
Performed by Katsumi Kahashi
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Based on the childrens story by Selma Lagerlef.
2 February 2002 | by (UK) – See all my reviews

This is the story of an annoying little lad that tortures the animals in his fathers farm. One day he captures a leprechaun which he starts to toy with. The leprechaun escapes him and puts a curse on the boy which gets turned into a dwarf. To escape the anger of the farm animals, he leaves with a flock of wild geese and travels with them. This is how the series begins... As it progresses the boy begins to discover a new greater world which moulds him into a new person.


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