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Mermaid Forest OVA

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Synonyms: Ningyo no Mori, Rumic World 4
Japanese: 人魚の森


Type: OVA
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 16, 1991
Producers: OB Planning
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Studio Pierrot
Source: Manga
Duration: 55 min.
Rating: R - 17+ (violence & profanity)


Score: 7.011 (scored by 1,623 users)
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Ranked: #33592
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Popularity: #4424
Members: 3,630
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This anime is based on the Mermaid Forest story line found in the graphic novel by the same name. Mana and Yuta are drawn into the world of the Kannagi Family, owners of Mermaid Forest. Only two of the Kannagi clan remain - an old women and a young girl with hair as white as snow. What is the secret of these two women? And what is the secret of Mermaid Forest? Is there really a mermaid buried somewhere in the hills......a mermaid that could help Yuta return to normal?

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Characters & Voice Actors

Takayama, Minami
Takayama, Minami
Yamadera, Kouichi
Yamadera, Kouichi
Kannagi, Towa
Kannagi, Towa
Doi, Mika
Doi, Mika


Mizutani, Takaya
Mizutani, Takaya
Takahashi, Rumiko
Takahashi, Rumiko
Original Creator
Kawai, Kenji
Kawai, Kenji
Takahashi, Hirokata
Takahashi, Hirokata
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"Mori o Nukete: Born to Love You (森をぬけて-Born to love you)" by Eri Fukatsu

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Apr 28, 2015
If you're talking about the horror factor of 3 of the 5 Rumic world ova's ( Maris the choujo and Fire tripper not included) than Mermaid forest is the best one that give's the scare, an raw uncut amethyst, and using a story from an ancient folklore about mermaids has been adapted as a very supersticious subject among pirates and other seamen since the 17th century, it really worked out quite well to use the story 'unlike the sequel ' wich i started to fucking hate!!!!!

The animation looked pleased for its time, tight handdrawn technique without too much pencil overshadowing and a more read more
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