“Taking a deep breath, before the plunge. For the ocean waves will take me away, to see the world that is unseen. Concealing beauty deep within“ For someone who can’t swim (such a land lubber). I find amanchu very interesting. Amanchu tells the story of two girls. Hikari “Pikari” Kohinata, a diving enthusiast and Futaba “Teko” Ooki, a city girl. Two very different worlds no doubt. However, they are joined in exploring a new world. One under the sea (no pun from the little mermaid) and the other….school life. How will the two girls get by?.
From the get go, the girl that really stands out is Pikari. Her personality is just charming. I do mean that. Her enthusiasm and her ability to just bring a mundane thing to life is refreshing. It isn’t too over the top either. Teko is someone that can either frustrate you, or you’ll just ignore. For me though her shy demeanour compliments Pikari. And they work with each other. Both highlighting each others strengths. And that is really nice to see.
In fact the episodes watched (1-3) has this really nice, gentle atmosphere. Just like the ocean itself. Of course the ocean can get pretty rough / stormy weather. So maybe there might be some rough times for our two leading ladies?. I do like the two leads by the way.
The real steal of the show is the art. They are just gorgeous to look at. JC Staff have really out done themselves.
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Have you seen this show?. If so, what are your impressions of it?. What did you like / dislike about the show. If you haven’t, would you consider watching this show?. Let me know down in the comments section below.