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Nagi no Asukara

Nagi no Asukara

Alternative Titles

English: Nagi-Asu: A Lull in the Sea
Synonyms: Nagi no Asu Kara, Earth color of a calm
Japanese: 凪のあすから

Information

Type: TV
Episodes: 26
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 3, 2013 to Apr 3, 2014
Duration: 23 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 8.481 (scored by 38968 users)
Ranked: #1022
Popularity: #248
Members: 90,432
Favorites: 2,445
1 indicates a weighted score
2 based on the top anime page.

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Synopsis

Long ago, all humans lived in the ocean. But some who longed for the land abandoned the ocean, casting off the special raiments granted to them by the sea god to adapt them to life under the sea...

Though mankind was divided into sea dwellers and land dwellers, each with different ways of thinking, they were all still fellow humans, and they continued to maintain contact as time went on.

Sakishima Hikari, Mukaido Manaka, Hiradaira Chisaki, and Isaki Kaname live in an undersea village, while Kihara Tsumugu lives on land.

When these middle school second-year land and sea dwellers meet for the first time, their hearts begin to undulate like the tides.

The youthful fantasy tale of these young people's lives unfolds in a strange and beautiful world.

(Source: Crunchyroll)

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Adaptation: Nagi no Asukara

Characters & Voice Actors

Hiradaira, Chisaki
Hiradaira, Chisaki
Main
Kayano, Ai
Japanese
Kayano, Ai
Hisanuma, Sayu
Hisanuma, Sayu
Main
Ishihara, Kaori
Japanese
Ishihara, Kaori
Isaki, Kaname
Isaki, Kaname
Main
Ohsaka, Ryota
Japanese
Ohsaka, Ryota
Kihara, Tsumugu
Kihara, Tsumugu
Main
Ishikawa, Kaito
Japanese
Ishikawa, Kaito

Staff

Shinohara, Toshiya
Director
Aketagawa, Jin
Sound Director
Okada, Mari
Script, Series Composition
Ray
Theme Song Performance



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Apr 8, 2014
HaXXspetten
The age-old idiom of ”don’t judge a book by its cover” never ceases to amaze me. Every so often you come across an anime that just blows your expectations out of the water and delivers something completely different. In the case of Nagi no Asukara, on the surface (or below the surface in this case) it mostly looks like yet another done-to-death high-school romcom. Consequently, if there was one thing I didn’t expect coming into this, it’d be that it turned out to be the most beautiful anime TV-series I’ve seen aired since 2011.


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May 22, 2014
lonelyintrovert
When I first saw the description for Nagi No Asukara I really didn't know what to expect. The synopsis didn't really give off much of an idea of what this show was going to be like. So thinking that Nagi no Asukara would be another cheesy romantic comedy. I began watching with low expectations. Little did I know that what I was about to watch would be one of the most enjoyable slice of life anime I have seen in a long time.

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Recommendations

It's a "light" feeling anime about a group of friends, just like AnoHana. I would definitely recommend it. They both have fantasy elements and are about how a group of friends' lives are changed forever by different circumstances, including love, among other things.
A coming of age story about romance and opening their eyes to the world they live in. Changes and Growing up, truths and lies. They both have this supernatural feel to it, but Shinsekai Yori definitely has a darker edge.

Opening Theme

#1: "lull ~Soshite Bokura wa~ (lull ~そして僕らは~)" by Ray (eps 1-13)
#2: "ebb and flow" by Ray (eps 14-24)

Ending Theme

#1: "Aqua Terrarium (アクアテラリウム)" by Nagi Yanagi (eps 1-13)
#2: "Mitsuba no Musubime (三つ葉の結びめ)" by Nagi Yanagi (eps 14-25)
#3: "lull〜Earth color of a calm〜" by Ray (ep 26)

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