Marine Snow no Densetsu

The Legend of Marine Snow

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Alternative Titles

Japanese: マリンスノーの伝説
English: The Legend of Marine Snow
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Type: TV Special
Episodes: 1
Status: Finished Airing
Aired: Aug 12, 1980
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Source: Unknown
Genre: Sci-FiSci-Fi
Duration: 1 hr. 34 min.
Rating: G - All Ages


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This little-known and poorly documented Leiji Matsumoto TV movie, tells the story of the revolution of the people of the ocean which are being invaded by the humans from the surface.

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Characters & Voice Actors


Fujikawa, Keisuke
Script, Screenplay
Shiratori, Sumio
Theme Song Composition
Shiratori, Emiko
Theme Song Lyrics
Ogasawara, Hiroshi
Theme Song Arrangement, Music


Opening Theme

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"Umi ni Kaeru (海に還る)" by Aro

Ending Theme

"Futari no Furusato (ふたりの郷)" by Aro


Sep 1, 2013
So I watched Legend of Marine Snow. This is one of the few things done by Leiji Matsumoto that's still not subtitled. The only version of this movie I was able to find is what seems like a raw VHS rip, complete with slight VHS tracking at the bottom of the screen. I don't speak any form of Japanese, but I do recognize some phrases and looking at the context of scenes and having familiarity with other Leiji Matsumoto shows sure helps.

I tried to research this thing but there is fuck all information about it. So, here's my best guess about what Legend of Marine ...

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Anyone know where to find it?
lungwort_ - Dec 21, 2021
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Mar 23, 2023 12:16 PM
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RafaelDeJongh - Nov 6, 2017
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