|“||I heard that humans were bad creatures. But they're in fact, nice. All Birdpia's citizens would be surprised if I told them that I came to the human world...||”|
— Gusuke, Nobita and the Winged Braves
Gusuke (グースケ) is one of the main characters of the 2001 movie, Nobita and the Winged Braves.
Gusuke was born as the only son of Icarus, a famed hero of Birdpia, and a woman named Odia. One stormy night, while flying with his wife and his soon to born son home, Gusuke hatches from his egg and is almost blew away by the wind. He manages to catch on one of his father's feather but the wind is too strong and blew him away along with the feather, leaving his parents in despair. Fortunately, he was saved by a woman who is hiding from the storm under a tree trunk. She later takes him into her family which consisted of her and her husband and names him Gusuke.
Gusuke grows up to be an adventurous and inventive boy. He befriends Milk, a girl who lives next to him and they often go to school together. However, the thunderstorm left a lasting psychological trauma on him, causes his fear to fly. He would eventually find the closure from this trauma upon Icarus' encouragement and help.
He wears his casual pilot clothes, and wears goggles.
At the end scene in the credits, he appears flying happily and wears the flying training uniform.
Comparison between Manga and Movie
- At the movie and manga, his beak is sharper than the manga version and small.
- He wears his goggles many times in the manga version.
- He can't fly since he was a chick.