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Sirius no Densetsu

Alternative Titles

English: The Sea Prince and the Fire Child
Synonyms: Legend of Sirius
Japanese: シリウスの伝説


Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 18, 1981
Producers: Sanrio
Licensors: Discotek Media
Studios: None found, add some
Source: Book
Genres: Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Duration: 1 hr. 48 min.
Rating: PG-13 - Teens 13 or older


Score: 6.861 (scored by 1,037 users)
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Ranked: #42622
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Popularity: #6628
Members: 3,058
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Gods once lived on earth, and two siblings, Oceanus - God of Water, and Hyperia - Goddess of Fire, lived in peace and dearly loved each other. However, the God of Wind, Algaroc, become jealous of the pair's happiness, and spread lies and deceit between them until their hatred for each other brought about war.

Finally, Algaroc was imprisoned by the King of Gods, but after that time, the brother and sister still despised each other, so the Children of Fire and Water forever remained apart. But, then Prince Syrius of the Water and Princess Malta of the Fire meet and fall in love. The love of Syrius and Malta may not be enough to surpass their parents' hatred. Whether they can stay together forever may be impossible

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Characters & Voice Actors

Furuya, Toru
Koyama, Mami
Han, Keiko
Sakakibara, Ikue


Hata, Masami
Director, Screenplay
Kawajiri, Yoshiaki
Key Animation
Satou, Yuuzou
Key Animation
Sugiyama, Koichi

Edit Opening Theme

"Ai no Cantata (愛のカンタータ)" by Circus

Edit Ending Theme

"Toki yo Yuruyaka ni (時よゆるやかに)" by Circus

More reviewsReviews

Feb 9, 2010
Aeonic (All reviews)
Hey this is my second review for a show that hasn't gotten any recognition.

Story-Well its the Romeo Juliet esque plot line with two sets of parents and or families in which despise each other. The introductory part of the story tells how the Water god and Fire god came into conflict.The sea prince is the son of the Water god at first he shows a trait for running away on his escapades. Conversingly the fire princess and or fire child is dutiful to her mother at first( guarding the flame etc..). After the two main characters encounter each other is less friendly with an exchange read more
Dec 24, 2010
5camp (All reviews)
Legend of Sirius is a Dis­ney Movie. OK, it’s not by Dis­ney or by any of the staff from Dis­ney, but not a single aspect of it makes me feel like it ori­gin­ated from Japan, obvi­ously helped by watch­ing the dub. It’s a re ima­gin­ing of the clas­sic Romeo and Juliet tale except this time set in a myth­ical land between Fire People and Water People. Because if there’s ever two things that don’t get along, fire vs water is only beaten by light vs dark and moe fans vs mecha fans. So much of this is clas­sic Dis­ney. The main char­ac­ter has a wise-cracking read more
Dec 28, 2018
matthigh (All reviews)
Basically it's a Romeo and Juliet style story, right down to the not-so-happily-ever-after ending.

Sanrio is a funny little company - known for their overwhelming cuteness overload with Hello Kitty and friends, and yet earlier in their existence they were also known for making movies with stories that are not exactly kiddie-friendly. Like Bell of Chirin.

In this case, you have a little bit of nudity, and (as mentioned above) non-Disney-everybody-happy ending. Its a tragic tale of forbidden love between two people who must forever be kept apart; but the real tragedy is there is hope read more
Dec 21, 2018
LunaPrecure (All reviews)
I’m reluctant to categorize Sea Prince and the Fire Child as a children’s cartoon―seeing as the overarching theme of Windaria, an ADULT-ORIENTED animated film felt a little bit less bleak. This film was produced by Sanrio Films, which also created the infamously dark “children’s” cartoon―Ringing Bell; which had me scratching my head as an adult―I can’t even imagine what a child would decipher a film that teaches, “if someone slaughters your entire family―hunt them down to… ask them to be your mentor, and then kill more of your own kind!” I don’t know, it’s a kooky film!

• This story, in layman’s terms, is a mythical rendition read more


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