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Sea Prince and the Fire Child (1981)

Shiriusu no densetsu (original title)
A prince of the sea and a child of fire engage in a tragic forbidden romance.

Director:

Masami Hata

Writers:

Shintarô Tsuji (story), Masami Hata | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview:
Tôru Furuya ... Sirius (voice)
Mami Koyama ... Malta (voice)
Keiko Han ... Piale / Walla (voice)
Michiko Nomura Michiko Nomura ... Ruu (voice)
Ikue Sakakibara Ikue Sakakibara ... Walla (voice)
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Years after the war between the Children of Water and the Children of Fire, Oceanus, a god of the sea, presents Prince Sirius with the eye of Algarock, thereby putting him in charge of those that dwell under the waves. But when Sirius encounters a beautiful Fire Child named Malta (the daughter of the Queen of Fire), he is lost in love and defies the law that states that Children of Water and Children of Fire must forever remain separate to prevent war from breaking out once more. Sirius and Malta struggle to be together while running into obstacles and suffering great losses along the way. But in the end, are the echoes of history too loud to overcome, or can the two lovers be united and bring peace to the land? Written by Bones729 <outerlimitsbab@hotmail.com

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Country:

Japan

Language:

Japanese

Release Date:

18 July 1981 (Japan) See more »

Also Known As:

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Mono

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Color
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This is a beautiful children's movie
26 June 2001 | by twilight86See all my reviews

What I remember of the Sea Prince and the Firechild are the images. The story is simple enough, two star-crossed lovers who can't be together, we've seen that before. What is unique in this film are the visuals. I recall Marta's Queen mother being ten times the size of her daughter. Or the little fairy Pialay, who constantly declares,"Pialay loves Marta!" Another striking image is the flowers that only bloom at a special time of the year. Their blooms reach for the sky and burst open then die. The dancing fairies are a very strange but whimsical detail that makes this cartoon stand out among all the shows from my childhood. I would love to see pictures from this film again.


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