Kono Danshi, Ningyo Hiroimashita.

Alt title: This Boy Caught a Merman

OVA (1 ep x 29 min)
3.759 of 5 from 677 votes
Rank #1,368

When a picture of his late grandfather falls into the ocean, Shima jumps in after it without thinking. Nearly drowning, he is saved by a very perfect stranger - the young merman Isaki. Shima and Isaki quickly bond in ways neither anticipated. After all, Shima and Isaki aren't just from opposite sides of the tracks but from entirely divergent species, which makes maintaining a long term relationship anything but easy sailing.

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cthulhumythulhu's avatar by cthulhumythulhu on Feb 17, 2015
Score 10/10

 This was a very sweet and very cute story. It packed a lot in for its short run time, and it actually made me feel emotions. The art style was very unique and otherworldly i really enjoy it, they did a fantastic job with what they had. I would recommend it to anyone who loves sweet emotional stories.  read more

Izumii's avatar by Izumii on Dec 9, 2014
Score 8/10

  Let's dissect. Story - 7 When you look at the raw story, it's a pretty simple set-up. Except for the merman-part, there's nothing out of the ordinary going on and the plot itself is not particulary original. But let's not forget it's only an OVA of barely 30 minutes, so for that amount of time it certainly delivers. The story could be simply described as cute, touching and fullfilling. And a bit... read more

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