The Children of the Sea Arrives on Home Video Sept 1st!

To get the most out of understanding this anime, I recommend watching the companion documentary, Turep – Looking for Children of the Sea.

Children of the Sea Blu-Ray + DVD Case
Available to preorder on Amazon USAir?t=wiupgeatthmo 20&l=am2&o=1&a=B08B33TX9W

GKIDS & Shout! Factory

Release Date:
Sept 1, 2020

I’m sure the themes of life, death and rebirth play into the cinematic adaptation of Daisuke Igarashi’s manga series, Children of the Sea. The story simply begins on how Ruka gets kicked to the grind. She’s a bit of an outcast and being with others really doesn’t bode well for her. One troubled incident leads her to be kicked out of summer activities at school and having a crisis of faith.

Mom is no help (she’s an alcoholic) and Dad is too busy at work. He’s been “recruited” by the military to study the strange happenings going on with aquatic life in the seaside town they live in, and they somehow involve Umi and Sora. They’re slightly older boys and a relationship develops between the three.

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