"Children of the Sea" is a 2019 Japanese animated film directed by Ayumu Watanabe.
The starring cast includes Mana Ashida, Hiiro Ishibashi, Win Morisaki, Min Tanaka, Sumiko Fuji, Goro Inagaki, Yu Aoi, Tohru Watanabe, Seishû Uragami, Anjali Gauld and others.

Here are "Children of the Sea" movie trailer, plot summary, full cast and characters, release date and everything we know so far.


Is there a trailer for Children of the Sea movie?

GKIDS Films on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 released the trailer for "Children of the Sea" you can watch here:
CHILDREN OF THE SEA - On Blu-ray, DVD & Digital September 1.

Plot summary

What is Children of the Sea movie plot?

Here is a short review of "Children of the Sea" movie plot summary.

After a falling out with both her mother and the other members of her school club, female lead and junior high school student Ruka (Anjali Gauld) finds herself with nowhere to spend her days during summer vacation, and so she ends up hanging out at the aquarium where her father works. While there, she meets a mysterious pair of brothers, named Umi and Sora, who her father tells her were "raised by dugongs," and are being observed for their aquatic abilities. The three teens share some sort of connection to a series of supernatural phenomena that have been affecting the world's marine life, such as a comet falling into the sea and aquatic life from around the world gathering in Japan.


Who plays who in the Children of the Sea movie?

Here is the full cast and characters of "Children of the Sea" movie. Actors and actresses are sorted mostly in credits order.

Mana Ashida  as Azumi Ruka
Hiiro Ishibashi  as Umi
Win Morisaki  as Anglade a genius marine biologist
Min Tanaka  as Jim a former friend of Anglade and a marine biologist
Sumiko Fuji  as Dede a mysterious figure
Goro Inagaki  as Masaaki Azumi Ruka's father
Yu Aoi  as Kanako Azumi Ruka's mother, whose relationship with both Ruka and Masaaki as strained
Seishû Uragami  as Sora
Anjali Gauld  as Ruka Azumi
Lynden Prosser  as Umi
Benjamin Niedens  as Sora (as Benjamin Niewood)
Beau Bridgland  as Anglade
Marc Thompson  as Masaaki Azumi / Additional Voices
Karen Strassman  as Kanako Azumi / Students
Wally Wingert  as Gym Teacher / Doctor / Additional Voices
Michael Sorich  as Jim Cusack / Additional Voices
Denise Lee  as Dehdeh
Josh Petersdorf  as Jean / Additional Voices
Christine Marie Cabanos  as Fuyuko / Students / Additional Voices
Meredith Zeitlin  as Aki / Students / Additional Voices (as Zoe Martin)
Courtney Shaw  as Natsumi / Students / Additional Voices
Doug Erholtz  as Military Officer / Additional Voices
Kirk Thornton  as Investor / Additional Voices
Carrie Keranen  as Students / Additional Voices
Rachel Slotky  as Students / Additional Voices
Chelsey Cohen  as Additional Voices
Sanurzhan Suleimen  as Masaaki Azumi (RUS)
Tôru Watanabe  as Sensei

Release date

When is Children of the Sea movie release date?

"Children of the Sea" movie release date was scheduled to be on May 19, 2019 (Tokyo), on June 7, 2019 (Japan) and on July 10, 2019 (France) distributing by Toho Visual Entertainment, GKIDS, Applause Entertainment, Eurozoom, Raketa Releasing, Westec Media Limited, Madman Entertainment, Polyband, QC Media, Selecta Visión and Tripsol S.A..


What are Children of the Sea filming details?

The duration of the film is 111 minutes. The film grossed over US$5.09 million (worldwide).


What are critics and audiences saying about Children of the Sea movie?

"Children of the Sea" movie got high rating from critics. IMDB rating is 6.5/10.

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