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Aro Recommended Children of the Sea


Japan 2019, 111 minutes
Dir. Ayumu Watanabe
In English, Japanese with English subtitles
Rating: [PG] Coarse language
Genres: Family / Animation, Fantasy, Anime

Topics: Maritime.


“A surging tsunami-crash of creativity and beauty.”~Robbie Collin, The Telegraph

Aroview: Powerfully resonant Japanese animated adventure reflecting on the connections between humanity and the natural world.

Centered around a troubled young girl, who starts whiling away her summer vacation at the aquarium where her dad works, and meets a mysterious pair of brothers who say they were raised by manatees. Based on the award winning manga of the same title by Daisuke Igarashi, who served as screenwriter. A detailed and highly imaginative film that will surprise even seasoned anime followers.

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DVD Features

  • English subtitles for the hearing impaired
  • 'making of' documentary / featurette
  • aspect ratio: 16:9

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