Aoi Umi to Shounen


The Boy and the Blue Sea

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: 青い海と少年
English: The Boy and the Blue Sea
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Type: Movie
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Jul 1983
Producers: Shinano Kikaku
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Source: Unknown
Genre: Slice of LifeSlice of Life
Duration: 40 min.
Rating: G - All Ages

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Score: 5.541 (scored by 186186 users)
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Ranked: #116792
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Popularity: #15332
Members: 602
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Synopsis

The friendship between Hiroshi from Japan and Adel from the South Pacific island the two live on is severely tested when Adel finds out that his grandfather was killed in a battle with the Japanese army. Will Adel forget their quarrel when Hiroshi's life is in danger?

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Staff

Akehi, Masayuki
Director
Inoue, Toshiyuki
In-Between Animation
Ikeda, Daisaku
Original Creator
Tsuji, Tadanao
Art Director


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Reviews

May 21, 2023
Mixed Feelings
The Boy and the Blue Sea follows the journey of a city boy who moves to a South Pacific island and gets homesick faster than you can say 'culture shock'. But fear not, he finds solace in an unlikely friendship with a black kid named Adel. Brace yourself for a history lesson as Adel learns about the island's past, gets angry at the Japanese invaders, and eventually regrets destroying the friendship.

Now, let's talk about the English dub. Yes, the characters magically become English-speaking island dwellers, making the English dub surprisingly logical; given that the characters were Japanese living in an English-speaking island and had to ...

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