Kono Danshi, Ningyo Hiroimashita.

Alt titles: This Boy Caught a Merman

OVA (1 ep x 29 min)
3.705 out of 5 from 477 votes
Rank #1,407

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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DuchessofShadows1992's avatar by DuchessofShadows1992 on Aug 22, 2014
Score: 9.5/10

This has to be the strangest anime i've seen but honestly I really like it! The animation drew me in because of how strange it is at times but the characters won me over and its just an adorable anime with tons of cute little fluffy moments for a shonen-ai fan or someone who loves a cute mermaid story read more

angelsreviews's avatar by angelsreviews on Sep 15, 2014
Score: 6/10

A lonely boy and a lonely merman meet one cold night and soon make a lasting friendship. It’s a pretty sweet story in that regard no matter how choppy the script and imagery was. Shima seriously has an emo sad story which seemed to mess him up badly. It is almost like he wished for someone like Isaki to wash up on shore. Someone to care for him and make him not feel so alone. Someone who was a bit... read more

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