Originally a cute little character created by Korean company Vooz, plenty of merchandise goodies and Web Animation
series and later television series, Pucca is a young girl who lives with her uncles, a trio of Chinese chefs. Pucca is in Mad Love
with her "boyfriend"
Garu, a ninja
who is none too keen on her outlandish displays of affection. The series takes place in the town of Sooga, an Adventure Town
with plenty of Eccentric Townsfolk
, including off-season Santa
, who spends the 364 other days of the year in town relaxing.Pucca
became popular worldwide because it relies on visual and gag humor rather than language, much like the Pink Panther
, the Road Runner
and other pantomime cartoons. Though the series has since picked up dialog, translation has worked well enough and the series remains mostly silent. Both show leads, Garu and Pucca, are Heroic Mimes
, though they do laugh, sigh and make other sounds.
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