Mermaid Forest TV

Alt title: Ningyo no Mori TV

TV (13 eps)
3.182 of 5 from 1,500 votes
Rank #3,128

Legend says that if the flesh of a mermaid is consumed, the body becomes immortal. However, with the small chance of immortality comes a high chance of being poisoned, morphing and mutating into a monster beyond comprehension. Yuta is a wanderer: one of the few who has eaten the flesh and survived, and lived to tell about it -- for 500 years. By chance, Yuta meets a young woman named Mana who also shares the same fate, and together, they wander the land, searching for a mermaid who can free them from their immortal lives.

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vivafruit Oct 19, 2009
Score 6/10

The "horror" genre in anime has pretty much become a misnomer over the years; rather than attempting to be scary in any way, shape, or form, the animes almost always attempt to develop a slow, interesting and gruesome story. When the genre works well, it fosters a kind of morbid fascination in the viewer. Despite the fact that not a lot is happening in these shows, what does happen can be very... read more

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Emma099c Feb 14, 2017
Score 7.5/10

I don't see this as a horror but rather a super great well semi horror at best. I really liked the Characters and the fact that the timeline isn't completely straight, it is a bit sad that the animation isn't in a higher rating. read more

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