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Old 2010-04-20, 18:26   Link #1
nepenthes rajah
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Question drowned people, mermaids, aquatic creatures

What the title says. I mean fantasy stuff, also urban legends, contemporary fantasy, maybe horror or thriller, not a story about dolphins.
Lovecraftian sea creatures are also a good offer. Water demons, etc. Thanks in advance.
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Old 2010-04-20, 19:04   Link #2
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Well, Seto no Hayanome prominently features mermaids. It's a bit of a modern fantasy, a bit romance, but mostly screwball comedy with light ecchi.
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Old 2010-04-20, 20:09   Link #3
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Originally Posted by Guardian Enzo View Post
Well, Seto no Hayanome prominently features mermaids. It's a bit of a modern fantasy, a bit romance, but mostly screwball comedy with light ecchi.
this is the only one i can think of but then again its probably not the feel ur looking for
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Old 2010-04-20, 20:28   Link #4
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I haven't seen it myself, but Mermaid Forest sounds like it would fit what you're looking for from reviews I've seen some years ago.
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Old 2010-04-20, 20:52   Link #5
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you could try Bakemonogatari. doesnt really focus onwater creatures but it does pretty heavily focus on Japanese Urban Legends and curses. plus its just an overall great show.
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Old 2010-04-20, 22:56   Link #6
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The second arc of Mononoke ("Umebouzu") is probably right up your alley.

A bit less obviously relevant, Real Drive is about "diving" into "The Metal," a cyber-construct that is the equivalent of the ocean. It's hard to explain so you'll need to watch a couple of episodes.

Water spirits play a major role in the plot of Seirei no Moribito, but the main characters are all human.
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Old 2010-04-21, 02:23   Link #7
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Serius no Densetsu
It is a fusion of Romeo & Juliet with The Little Mermaid in a very psychedelic aquatic world. Plus, appearances are deceiving because it is not for kids.
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Old 2010-04-21, 10:58   Link #8
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Mermaid Forest (anime series).- It has mermaids, fantasy and horror. Supposedly in this tale if you ate mermaid meat you would become immortal.Follows the story of a guy and a girl that are trying to become mortal again.

This will be the closest match to what you are looking for IMO.
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Old 2010-04-21, 13:09   Link #9
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Second Mermaid Forest... and I'll add Ponyo.

Ah, and there was that recent Umi Monogatari.
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