Fushigi no Umi no Nadia: Original Movie

Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water - The Motion Picture

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Alternative Titles

Synonyms: Fushigi no Umi no Nadia Gekijou you Original Han, Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water - The Secret of Fuzzy
Japanese: ふしぎの海のナディア 劇場用オリジナル版
English: Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water - The Motion Picture
German: Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water, The Movie
French: Nadia et Le Secret de L'eau Bleue: Le Film
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jun 29, 1991
Producers: NHK
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Gainax, Group TAC
Source: Original
Genres: ActionAction, AdventureAdventure, DramaDrama, MysteryMystery, RomanceRomance, Sci-FiSci-Fi
Theme: HistoricalHistorical
Duration: 1 hr. 27 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 5.281 (scored by 29632,963 users)
1 indicates a weighted score.
Ranked: #121682
2 based on the top anime page. Please note that 'Not yet aired' and 'R18+' titles are excluded.
Popularity: #6872
Members: 8,525
Favorites: 4


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Three years after the defeat of Gargoyle and Neo-Atlantis, a new threat has surfaced bent on bringing the world under his control. Geiger, using advanced robot technology, is attempting to begin a world war, and take control of the devistated world after the destruction has stopped. Once again, Nadia and Jean must fight to save the world, only this time from itself.

(Source: ANN)

Characters & Voice Actors


Campbell, Charles
Producer, Recording Engineer, ADR Director
Kawando, Kenjirou
Shimizu, Katsunori
Sound Director
Masuo, Shouichi


Opening Theme

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"A Smile Will Someday..." by Satomi Matsushita

Ending Theme

"My Precious Trick Star" by Silk


Feb 18, 2008
The ending of Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water provided a sense of closure to the story, and that is one of the many problems with this theatrical sequel: there is no reason for it to exist. The consensus from many is that Nadia: The Motion Picture is actually worse than the awful island/Africa episodes combined. The movie isn't quite that bad, but this should not imply that it's of the same caliber as the series--on the contrary. There are a lot of bizarre inconsistencies in the plot, which basically feels like a hastily cobbled Saturday morning cartoon episode, minus ...
Oct 25, 2008
It's not very often where I wonder why under the member stats, there are scores given as high as a 5 on an anime because usually, i can see at least one reason why someone would like a certain anime. This? No way.

Speaking as someone who really liked the original Nadia series, this movie is a disgrace to everything the series stood for and everything that was great about it. The story is horrible, the characters are just a fragment of what they were like in the series and the animation is just plain bad. Even the hardcore Nadia fans should stay away from this ...
May 17, 2017
I write this review having only 10 minutes ago finished this film, a film I was really unsure about going into it. This film has a reputation and I was wary of it but also incredibly curious. Could it actually be that bad? The average scores for this film are quite low, reviews warned of the horrors within and for all intent and purpose the film has been retconned from the annuls of the franchises history.

Sure sequels can certainly be terrible but I wasn't overly convinced this could really be as bad as everyone made it appear. I mean the series is truly fantastic, one ...

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