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Mizu no Kotoba

Mizu no Kotoba

Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Aquatic Language
Japanese: 水のコトバ

Information

Type: Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Oct 26, 2002
Producers: Studio Rikka
Duration: 9 min. per episode
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older
L represents licensing company

Statistics

Score: 7.211 (scored by 7507 users)
Ranked: #23702
Popularity: #1796
Members: 11,647
Favorites: 17
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psychological sci-fi

Synopsis

Several people are spending their evening in a cafe. Two gossiping girls, two debating men, a bookworm and a boy, who just broke up with his girlfriend. The cafe's waitress starts a chat with him, persuading him to take a look at certain easel, while other customers begin to notice unusual things.

(Source: ANN)

Characters & Voice Actors

Waitress
Waitress
Main
 
Dame Otoko
Dame Otoko
Main
Yoshiura, Yasuhiro
Japanese
Yoshiura, Yasuhiro
Hong
Hong
Supporting
 
Oshaberi
Oshaberi
Supporting
 

Staff

Yoshiura, Yasuhiro
Director



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Feb 12, 2011
jbiscuits1
9 minutes. That was my initial thought when a friend told me about this piece of work. So obviously I had close to no expectations while watching it. Normally I would have thought it was a waste of time, but for 9 minutes? why not?

So I watched all 9 min and 5 seconds it had to offer and I was amazed with what it produced. It gave some nice insight in to the way people think and the values people have. In 9 minutes they introduce 6 characters and develop them just enough to keep it interesting. The art was an interesting style that was read more
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Nov 12, 2008
zirinbaku
It was clear to me after a few viewings that 'Aquatic Language' or 'Mizu no Kotoba' is a prototype for what would become 'Eve no Jikan' or 'Time of Eve.' Or, perhaps, more correctly, Eve is an expansion on the concepts put forth by Studio Rikaa in Aquatic. The animation style, scripting, 'camera work', layout of the coffee shop, the appearance of the cafe hostess (compare to Nagi), and even the ping at the end of Aquatic are all incorporated, albeit somewhat refined, into 'Eve no Jikan.'

I don't know why Studio Rikka waited 6 years from one project to the other, but from what read more
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Recommendations

Both take place in a cafe that looks the same. Both are about androids and Isaac Asimov's three rules. And both are enjoyably short.
The animation in this is more on the loose side and the plot is more light hearted, but they both have a similar atmosphere. It's a short one shot that takes place in a bar where the main character learns something in the end.

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