Kono Danshi, Ningyo Hiroimashita.

Alt title: This Boy Caught a Merman

OVA (1 ep x 29 min)
3.7 of 5 from 934 votes
Rank #1,590

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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LadyPsychic's avatar by LadyPsychic on Jan 26, 2016
Score 7.8/10

Story Basically the story is about a lonely boy who meets a merman and takes him home with him.  The boy and the merman's relationship develops over the course of the OVA as they deal with various issues.  While the story isn't particularily groundbreaking (and can be a bit melodramatic at times), it is a cute and sweet story that has a good balance of funny moments and serious... read more

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

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