Mermaid's Scar (OAV)

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Alternative title:
La cicatriz de la sirena (Spanish) 
Mermaid's Scar - La Cicatrice de la sirène 
Ningyo no Kizu (Japanese) 
人魚の傷 (Japanese) 
Genres: drama , horror 
Themes: folklore , immortal , mermaids 
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. A chance meeting with a child named Masato leads the two of them into a mystery that spans generations and will threaten their immortal lives. 
User Ratings: 180 ratings have been given [details]
 Masterpiece: 7 votes (sub:4, dub:2, raw:1)
 Excellent: 26 votes (sub:13, dub:11, raw:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Very good: 63 votes (sub:44, dub:17, ?:1, others:1
1 Spanish subtitled
)
 Good: 41 votes (sub:23, dub:13, ?:1, others:4
1 Spanish subtitled
1 French dubbed
1 Catalan dubbed
1 Dutch subtitled
)
 Decent: 24 votes (sub:15, dub:7, ?:1, others:1
1 French subtitled
)
 So-so: 12 votes (sub:6, dub:5, others:1
1 Russian subtitled
)
 Not really good: 5 votes (sub:3, ?:1, dub:1)
 Weak: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Bad: 1 vote (sub:1)
 Awful: -
 Worst ever: -
Seen in part or in whole by 370 users, rank: #2021 (of 6096)
Median rating: Very good
Arithmetic mean: 7.356 (Good+), std. dev.: 1.4245, rank: #1518 (of 6089)
Weighted mean: 7.308 (Good+), rank: #1474 (of 6089) (seen all: 7.34 / seen some: 5.83 / won't finish: 5.00)
Bayesian estimate: 7.323 (Good+), rank: #1262 (of 4589)
Vintage: 1993-09-24 
Ending Theme:
"Beads of Tears" by Maki Mochida 
Comment:
Along with Ranma 1/2, Mermaid's Scar was Viz Video's first domestic release. 
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Japanese staff
Japanese cast
Director: Morio Asaka 
Script: Tatsuhiko Urahata 
Music:
Norihiro Tauri (True Project) 
Norihiro Tsuru (True Project) 
Original Manga: Rumiko Takahashi 
Character Design: Kumiko Takahashi 
Art Director: Hidetoshi Kaneko 
Animation Director: Kumiko Takahashi 
Director of Photography: Hitoshi Yamada 
Producer:
Ayao Ueda (Shogakukan) 
Shiro Sasaki (Victor) 

Assistant Director: Hiroyuki Tanaka 
Editing:
Harutoshi Ogata 
Satoshi Terauchi (Mushi Pro) 
Yukiko Itou 
Planning:
Masao Maruyama (Madhouse) 
Shigeichi Ochiai 
Recording Director: Yasuo Tachibana 
Special Effects:
Setsuko Tamai 
Shigeko Tanifuji 
Theme Song Composition:
Narishige Uohida 
Nitioku Inoue 
Theme Song Performance:
Akino Arai (ED) 
Maki Mochida 
Kouichi Yamadera as Yuta 
Minami Takayama as Mana 
Yuuichi Harada as Masato 

Gara Takashima as Masato's Mother Misa 
Kikuko Inoue as Yukie 

Atsuko Mine as Mansion Servant Haruyo 
Hiroshi Naka as Man 
Tomoko Naka as Woman 

Japanese companies
Animation Production: MADHOUSE 
Finish Animation:
Dr. Movie 
Lee Production 
In-Between Animation: Dr. Movie 
English staff
English cast
Script: Trish Ledoux 
Art Director: Yoshiyuki Higuchi 
Executive producer: Seiji Horibuchi 
Producer: Seiji Horibuchi 

Additional Sound Effects: Mark Hensley 
Associate producer: Satoru Fujii 
Dialogue Director: Terry Klassen 
Mixing: Stephen Cheung 
Packaging Design: Yoshiyuki Higuchi 
Production Coordination: Trish Ledoux 
Recording engineer:
Keith A. Goddard 
Mike Sankey 
Theme Song Lyrics: Trish Ledoux 
Wordfit Editor: Mark Hensley 
Christopher Turner as Masato 
Lalainia Lindbjerg as Mana 

Willow Johnson as Yukie 

Janyse Jaud as Misa 
Kathleen Barr as Narrator 
Terry Klassen as Construction Foreman 
Teryl Rothery as Woman at Construction Site 
English companies
ADR Production: The Ocean Group 
Licensed by: Viz Media 
Recording Studio: Ocean Studios 
French cast
French staff
(none)
Cédric Dumond as Yûta 
Sybille Tureau as Mana 

Dany Laurent as Femme de l'ouvrier 
Marine Boiron as Masato 
French companies
Distributor: AK Video 
Spanish staff
Spanish cast
(none)
Aurora Ferrándiz as Mana(Spain dub) 
Javier Roldán as Yuta(Spain dub) 
Maria Josep Guasch as Mana(Catalan dub) 
Oscar Muñoz as Yuta(Catalan dub) 

Belén Roca as Yukie(Catalan dub) 
Maria Moscardó as Yukie(Spain dub) 
TERESA MANRESA as Misa(Catalan dub) 

Albert Roig as Sr. Haruyo(Catalan dub) 
Joel Mulachs as Masato(Spain dub) 
Nuria Cugat as Mrs. Haruyo(Spain dub) 
Rosa Pastó as Sra. Haruyo(Catalan dub) 
Toni Avilés as Misa(Spain dub) 
Spanish companies
Broadcaster: TV3 (Televisió de Catalunya) 
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