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Rumic Theater: Mermaid Forest 

Takahashi Rumiko gekijô: Ningyo no mori (original title)
A young man unknowingly eats a piece of mermaid's flesh and becomes immortal. For a long time he searches for other mermaids hoping they'll grant him mortality. Finally, he finds them, but they're about to eat a girl and he can't let that happen.
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Kôichi Yamadera ...  Yuuta 13 episodes, 2003
Minami Takayama Minami Takayama ...  Mana 13 episodes, 2003
Megan Hollingshead ...  Ruriko Tonegawa 13 episodes, 2003
Erika Lenhart ...  Masato 13 episodes, 2003
Nao Nagasawa Nao Nagasawa ...  Pitto 13 episodes, 2003
Liam O'Brien ...  Yuta 10 episodes, 2003
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A young man unknowingly eats a piece of mermaid's flesh and becomes immortal. For a long time he searches for other mermaids hoping they'll grant him mortality. Finally, he finds them, but they're about to eat a girl and he can't let that happen.

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TV Tokyo [Japan]

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Japanese

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2003 (Japan) See more »

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Mermaid Forest See more »

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(13 episodes)

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Follows Rumiko Takahashi Anthology (2003) See more »

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Yeah I probably should've realised this wasn't the original but instead a trap to a bad reboot
30 January 2019 | by IrishchatterSee all my reviews

So basically and stupidly, I didn't do my homework right on researching further realise, the original version was made in 1991 not this 2003 version. Although I applaud the English Dub actors and the visuals, it let me down with a pretty boring and rubbish storyline. I felt the whole storyline just seems like a recipe for disaster but making it something that came out of a bad disney movie. I'm definitely not talking about "The Little Mermaid" here, I'm talking about the ones who failed miserably to captivate audiences and seemed like they lack creativity by copying other disney made ones.

Just go with the 1991 version for your own sake!


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