Yoake tsugeru Rû no uta (2017)

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    Masaaki Yuasa

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  • Lu over the Wall Alternative


Fourteen year-old Kai moves from Tokyo to the small fishing town of Hinashi to live with his grandfather following his parents' divorce. Kai is lonely in his new surroundings and suffers at the hands of bullies but his mood changes when he meets and befriends Lu, a fun-loving mermaid who loves music but is vulnerable to sunlight. When a local seafood company threatens the future of both the town of Hinashi and the merpeople who live nearby, Lu and Kai must work together to ensure that both communities survive.

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