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Seto no Hanayome

Alt titles: My Bride is a Mermaid

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While visiting his hometown, junior high school student Michishio Nagasumi's life was changed forever when he nearly drowned. Though he was saved by a mermaid named San, there’s a catch -- her family is part of a merfolk mafia, and they abide by a strict rule: If a mermaid is discovered by a man, either he or the mermaid must die. That is, unless the man marries into the family! Faced with such a decision, Nagasumi can only oblige their customs and become a "happy" newlywed. Now, with a new school year around the corner, Nagasumi must find a way to deal with his new bride, keep her true nature a secret, and most importantly, escape inevitable death at the hands of San's over-protective father’s gang!

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Anime Name Type Year Relation More Info
Seto no Hanayome OVA OVA 2008 TBD
Seto no Hanayome OVA Special DVD Special 2008 TBD

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Seto no Hanayome 2003 TBD
Name Role
Kazuaki MORITA Character Design
Seiji KISHI Director
Yasuharu TAKANASHI Music
Tahiko KIMURA Original Manga Creator

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Title Author Score Date
Seto no Hanayome franko446 8.5/10 Apr 1, 2013
My Bride is a Mermaid franko446 8.5/10 Apr 1, 2013
Seto no Hanayome AnimeKuroiFuyu 10/10 Aug 30, 2012
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Comedy Gold polycutie 10 Apr 12, 2014
Best Comedy/Romance Anime polycutie 18 Apr 12, 2014
Binge Party List Neurotoxin 18 Apr 2, 2014
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