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Sora to Umi no Aida video 1
Sora to Umi no Aida video 2

Alternate Title

ソラとウミのアイダ

Synopsis

When all the fish suddenly disappear from the seas one day leaving only the whales behind, the fisheries ministry sees it as an ideal opportunity to experiment and sets up giant fish tanks in space! A facility opens in Onomichi to train prospective space fishermen and, because of a recent equal employment law, six space fisherwomen are also accepted onto the program…

Background

Sora to Umi no Aida is inspired by the smartphone game published by ForwardWorks. The anime adaptation was announced on July 25, 2018 and the first season is set to premiere in October 218. The opening theme, "Sora to Umi no Aida,” is performed by voice actresses Karin Takahashi, Honoka Inoue, and Momoko Suzuki in their respective roles, while Konomi Suzuki performs the ending theme, "Ao no Kanata.”

Characters

Rubi Azumi (Voiced by: Honoka Inoue)

Age: 16
Rubi Azumi’s father is the chairman of an American marine industry association. Bright, cheerful, and brimming with curiosity, she might seem like a genius but is also sometimes capricious.

Haru Soramachi (Voiced by: Karin Takahashi)

Age: 17
Haru Soramachi’s motto is to make sure teamwork is always fun and cheerful. She often comes into conflict with Namino who prioritizes working hard. Haru is proud of her physical strength and has excellent reflexes but is always ready to help out Maiko when she’s struggling.

Namino Murakami (Voiced by: Rika Tachibana)

Age: 17
Namino Murakami is a descendent of the Murakami Pirates. She’s good at space fishing but also somewhat arrogant and constantly fights with everyone around her.

Makoto Mitsurugi (Voiced by: Ai Kosaka)

Age: 16
Makoto Mitsurugi is the daughter of a swordsmith. She was raised with boys and has a cool, tomboyish personality.

Maiko Sakura (Voiced by: Momoko Suzuki)

Age: 17
Makio Sakura is methodical and introverted but has an extremely strong spirit. However, she isn’t very strong physically and worries she won’t be able to keep up with the lessons.

Makiko Maki (Voiced by: Maori Komeno)

Age: 19
Makiko Maki is the star of the space fisheries program. Her father works for the fisheries ministry and she often helps to sort out fights between the other girls.

Bon Kurobe (Voiced by: Uchida Naoya)

Age: 50
Bon Kurobe is a legendary fisherman who now runs a cafe.

Kanako Suda (Voiced by: Ako Mayama)

Age: 60
Kanako Suda owns a lemon orchard and is interested in improving the terrain. Kurobe also buys her stock.

Tsukiha Shimokanbe (Voiced by: Haruka Nagashima)

Age: ?
Tsukiha Shimokanbe is the younger of the meiko sisters from the shrine.

Hinata Shimokanbe (Voiced by: Eri Tomizawa)

Age:?
Hinata Shimokanbe is the oldest of the meiko sisters from the shrine.

Genta Udagawa (Voiced by: Masaru Ikeda)

Age: 55
Genta Udagawa is the chef at an izakaya everyone in town goes to. He has a habit of bossing around the proprietress.

Mina Udagawa (Voiced by: Mai Nishikawa)

Age: 24
Mina Udagawa is the proprietress of an izakaya. She used to be a yankee.

Takako Narumi (Voiced by: Yuu Asakawa)

Age: 27
Takako Narumi is the sister of Mina Udagawa and an employee in the local fisheries department. She’s been working hard for the woman’s section ever since it was set up.

Reiji Mannen (Voiced by: Wataru Takagi)

Age: 42
Head of the local fisheries department. He seems quite sociable, but…

Kojiro Mamiana (Voiced by: Kenyu Horiuchi)

Age: ?
Kojiro Mamiana is the head of the fishery cooperative. He used to work for Namino’s grandfather when he was head of the fishing union.

Joji Kazamatsuri (Voiced by: Takahiro Sakurai)

Age: 26
Joji Kazamatsuri is the hot-blooded ace of the space fishermen. He’s a childhood friend of Namino’s and thinks of her as a little sister, so he’s also a secret supporter of the girls’ division.

Rika Midorikawa (Voiced by: Hisako Tojo)

Age: 19
Rika Midorika is an employee at the canning factory who wanted to join the space fishing program. The boss seems to have taken a liking to her…

Mariko Sakakibara (Voiced by: Haruna Momono)

Age: 17
Mariko Sakakibara works at the canning factory and really respects her boss, Matsushima. She is always well mannered and is a hard worker.

Meiko Matsushima (Voiced by: Asami Imai)

Age: 35
Meiko Matsushima is a supervisor at the canning factory. All the youngsters seem to look up to her.

International Streaming

  • Crunchroll

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Staff

  • Original Creators: Ouji Hiroi, ForwardWorks
  • Director: Atsushi Nigorikawa
  • Series Composition: Takashi Yamada
  • Original Character Designer: Kazuyuki Ueda
  • Animation Character Designer: Shuuhei Yamamoto
  • Mechanical Designer: Kuro Ishihara
  • Animation Production: TMS Entertainment
  • Opening Theme Song Artists: Karin Takahashi, Honoka Inoue, Momoko Suzuki
  • Ending Theme Song Artist: Konomi Suzuki

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