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Ningyo


Alternative Titles

English: Mermaid
Japanese: 人魚

Information

Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Sep 21, 1964
Producers: None found, add some
Licensors: None found, add some
Studios: Mushi Production
Source: Unknown
Genres: Fantasy
Duration: 8 min.
Rating: G - All Ages

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Score: 6.561 (scored by 1,372 users)
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Ranked: #52022
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Popularity: #5791
Members: 2,441
Favorites: 4
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Synopsis

In a fictional place where using the imagination is banned, a boy saves a fish, which surprises everyone by turning into a mermaid. The boy is arrested for imagining this "nonsense", and is robbed of his imagination as punishment.

(Source: ANN)

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More reviewsReviews

Dec 29, 2008
wesley96 (All reviews)
"Wow, Ningyo, what to say?

Story: The story is hard to explain. It's pretty much about a young boy who loves to daydream, and one day, he sees a fish on the beach. He picks up the fish and puts it into a little hole filled with sea water. Somehow, a hand comes out of the hole (this is the boy's imagination). The boy accepts the mermaid's request, and then the adventure begins. This involves the boy playing the flute for the mermaid and jumping from clam to clam trying to catch the mermaid (I guess you could put it as an underwater game of tag). read more
Apr 8, 2017
snapler (All reviews)
Rate a 6
English sub (very little in text. no vocals.)

Story
Basic. You get what you are lead to get. The message behind this is feel free to think what you want to think and don't be closed minded.

Art
A wonderful job and demonstrating the stories message. Sure the artwork was half-assed as in it did not look realistic but the message it con-vied was spot on. For starters not how the authoritative figures are drawn. Note the hard texture. Then take a look at the civilians(ordinary people) they are clearly transparent. The importance behind this they haven't yet given up on hope. They might be read more

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