Mermaid Forest (OAV)

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© TAKAHASHI RUMIKO/SHOGAKUKAN/VICTOR MUSICAL INDUSTRIES, INC.


Alternative title:
El bosque de la sirena (Spanish)
La foresta delle sirene (Italian)
Ningyo no Mori (Japanese)
人魚の森 (Japanese)
Genres: drama, horror, mystery
Objectionable content: Intense
Plot Summary: Legend states that eating the flesh of a mermaid will bestow immortality. Yuta and Mana do not remain dead for this reason. Unfortunately, mermaid's flesh affects people differently. Trying to help her sister Towa, Sawa creates a problem that will affect both of them for the rest of their lives. And now Towa's plans threaten both Yuta and Mana.
User Ratings: 197 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 7 votes (sub:4, dub:1, ?:1, raw:1)
 Excellent: 13 votes (sub:10, dub:2, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Very good: 52 votes (sub:37, dub:13, raw:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Good: 57 votes (sub:47, dub:8, ?:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Decent: 35 votes (sub:26, dub:8, others:1
1 Italian dubbed
)
 So-so: 17 votes (sub:13, dub:3, ?:1)
 Not really good: 6 votes (sub:6)
 Weak: 5 votes (sub:5)
 Bad: 3 votes (sub:3)
 Awful: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Worst ever: 1 vote (sub:1)
Seen in part or in whole by 437 users, rank: #2005 (of 6655)
Median rating: Good
Arithmetic mean: 6.817 (Good−), std. dev.: 1.6821, rank: #3034 (of 6653)
Weighted mean: 6.811 (Good−), rank: #2976 (of 6653) (seen all: 6.83 / seen some: 6.30 / won't finish: 6.50)
Bayesian estimate: 6.855 (Good), rank: #2634 (of 5010)
Running time: 56 minutes
Number of episodes: 1
Vintage: 1991-08-16
Release dates: We have 1
Opening Theme:
"Drift of Time" by Junko Hirotani
Ending Theme:
"Born to Love You" by Eri Fukastu
Links: We have 1
Review:
Mermaid Forest VHS (Jan 1, 1970)
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    Mermaid Forest (Sub.VHS) 1993-11-01

Japanese staff
Japanese companies
Director: Takaya Mizutani
Music: Kenji Kawai
Original creator: Rumiko Takahashi
Character Design: Ikkoku Sayuri
Art Director: Kazuyoshi Kanemura
Animation Director: Sayuri Ichiishi
Sound Director: Yasunori Honda
Director of Photography: Hajime Noguchi

Color Coordination: Naoko Kodama
Sound Producer: Hiroshi Kuroda
Japanese cast
Mika Doi as Towa
Minami Takayama as Mana
English staff
English cast
Dubbing Director: Michael Bakewell
Translation:
Neil Nadelman
Pamela Ferdie (Subtitle)
William Flanagan (Subtitle)
Executive producer:
John O'Donnell
Laurence Guinness
Adaptation: Jay Parks (Subtitle)
Casting Director: Jill Wilmot
Dubbing Mixing: Trevor Barber
Re-Recording Engineer: Clive Mitchison
Script Adaptation: George Roubicek
Anne Marie Zola as Mana
Michael McGhee as Yuta (as Michael Magee)
Susan Sheridan as Towa (as Kata Sheridan)

Susan Westerby as Sawa

Blair Fairman as Doctor (as Bob Foster)
English companies
Distributor:
Manga Entertainment (Australia, UK)
U.S. Manga Corps (License Expired)
Licensed by: Central Park Media (License Expired)
Subtitles: Studio Nemo
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
(none)
Jordi Pons as Yuuta (Spain dub)
Mercedes Diemand-Hartz as Towa Kannagi (Spain dub)
Núria Trifol as Mana (Spain dub)

Albert Trifol Segarra as Newsboy (Spain dub)
Carmen Contreras as Sawa Kannagi (Spain dub; old)
Graciela Molina as Sawa Kannagi (Spain dub; young)
José Antequera as Dr. Shiina (Spain dub)

Federico Menescal (Spain dub)
Xavier Fernández (Spain dub)
Spanish companies
Broadcaster: TV3 (Televisió de Catalunya)
Distributor: Manga Films (Spain)
Dubbing Studio: Q.T. Lever (Spain dub)
Italian staff
Italian cast
Dubbing Director: Raffaele Farina

Dialogues: Enrica Minini
Luigi Rosa as Yuta
Tina Venturi as Mana

Cristiana Rossi as Sawa da giovane
Grazia Migneco as Sawa da anziana
Vittorio Bestoso as Dottore
Italian companies
Distributor: Polygram Video (1998)
Translation: TEXT
Dutch staff
Dutch companies
(none)
Distributor: Kaze Animation S.A.
Dutch cast
(none)

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