Ocean Waves (film)

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Ocean Waves, also known as I Can Hear the Sea, is a 1993 Japanese anime television film directed by Tomomi Mochizuki and written by Kaori Nakamura based on the 1990 novel of the same name by Saeko Himuro.wikipedia
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Saeko Himuro

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Ocean Waves, also known as I Can Hear the Sea, is a 1993 Japanese anime television film directed by Tomomi Mochizuki and written by Kaori Nakamura based on the 1990 novel of the same name by Saeko Himuro.
She is best known outside Japan for I Can Hear the Sea, later a Studio Ghibli movie.

Studio Ghibli

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It was animated by Studio Ghibli for Tokuma Shoten and the Nippon Television Network.
Saeko Himuro's novel Umi ga Kikoeru was serialised in the magazine and subsequently adapted into Ocean Waves, Studio Ghibli's only animated feature-length film created for television and it was directed by Tomomi Mochizuki.

GKIDS

In December 2016, GKIDS announced that the film would be remastered for a limited theatrical release, beginning on December 28, 2016, with a home video release in Spring 2017.
GKIDS has since also managed the North American distribution of three new Studio Ghibli films, From Up on Poppy Hill in 2013, The Tale of the Princess Kaguya in 2014, and When Marnie Was There in 2015 as well as the first-time North American releases of Only Yesterday and Ocean Waves in 2016.

Animage

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The film is based on Himuro's novel which was first serialized, with illustrations by Katsuya Kondō, starting from the February 1990 issue of Animage magazine.
Other titles serialized in Animage include Ocean Waves (1990–1995), a novel by Saeko Himuro, which was later made into a television movie by the same title.

Katsuya Kondō

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He is best known for his character design work on the Studio Ghibli films Kiki's Delivery Service and Ocean Waves, as well as the PlayStation game Jade Cocoon.

Toshio Suzuki (producer)

Toshio Suzuki
Suzuki was in charge of the Ocean Waves (film) project, directed by Tomomi Mochizuki, created by Studio Ghibli for television, which aired in Japan in 1993.

From Up on Poppy Hill

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Between Grave of the Fireflies, Only Yesterday, Ocean Waves, Whisper of the Heart and My Neighbors the Yamadas, From Up on Poppy Hill is the highest grossing Ghibli film about specialising in Japanese local customs, behind The Wind Rises, and its 7th best grossing one of the Ghibli films in United States.

Anime

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Ocean Waves, also known as I Can Hear the Sea, is a 1993 Japanese anime television film directed by Tomomi Mochizuki and written by Kaori Nakamura based on the 1990 novel of the same name by Saeko Himuro.

Tokuma Shoten

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It was animated by Studio Ghibli for Tokuma Shoten and the Nippon Television Network.

Love triangle

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It concerns a love triangle that develops between two good friends and a new girl who transfers to their high school from Tokyo.

Kichijōji Station

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Flashback (narrative)

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