Ocean Waves

Alt titles: Umi ga Kikoeru

TV Special (1 ep x 72 min)
3.223 out of 5 from 1,996 votes
Rank #2,544

Ocean Waves is a coming of age tale centered around Taku, an ordinary high school student, his best friend Matsuno, and Rukiko, a reserved outcast who has caught Matsuno's eye. While bounds of friendship are tested, unlikely relationships grow and flourish in this made for television movie.

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PandaBeard's avatar by PandaBeard on Mar 17, 2010
Score: 6/10

 A very light hearted anime about teenage angst. When a teenage girl   arrives from tokyo to a small island in the outskirts of japan. Our   main male characters get quite taken with the new transfer student not   only for love but there money as well. Our main female character seems   to minpulate the boys for the chance to sneek her way back to... read more

AirCommodore's avatar by AirCommodore on Dec 31, 2009
Score: 5/10

My only experiences with Studio Ghibli up to this point have been with Miyazaki's films, so I picked one at random, and this is what I got.STORYOcean Waves is very realistic. It's a story about normal people living their normal lives. It's focused on problems that seem very petty compared to most anime, whose plots contain sweeping melodrama and constant twists and turns, and thus is rather more relatable, for... read more

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