13 Best Anime About Mermaids That You Should Watching Update 06/2024

Anime About Mermaids

Shubham is the author.

I don’t care what anime you like, but if you think mermaids aren’t sexy, I’ll be criticizing you a lot!

Mermaids aren’t given enough credit in movies and books, so the anime industry had to step in and do the job.

The following is a list of some of the best-looking mermaid anime out there, and we’ll be checking them out.

Sailors who spent the majority of their lives at sea, alone, relied on tales of mermaids for entertainment.

Mermaids can be sweet and innocent or cunning and cunning; they’ll welcome you in and then possibly eat you alive; this is the nature of the sea creature.

Let’s explore the depths of the ocean in search of some magnificent mermaids!

13. The Prince and The Coral Sea

The Prince and The Coral Sea

Let’s begin with a simple fairy tale about a prince and his mother. As the title suggests, “The Prince and the Coral Sea” tells the story of a young prince who longs to make a difference in a world in which he sees nature and life being destroyed.

The movie’s central theme is that humans are to blame for the deterioration of our planet’s natural resources. On his travels, our protagonist meets a mermaid who helps him learn more about the oceans.

A 30-minute film with a somewhat simple storyline is yet enjoyable in its own way.

12. Muromi-san

Suppose one day you go to the pier because you come from a beach town where the sea has to be the most exciting thing to see. Our protagonist in Namiuchigiwa no Muromi-san suffered the same fate.

Mutant mermaid Muromi is plucked from the depths by Takurou, a teenage lad. It’s both hilarious and heartwarming to watch them meet for the first time on the pier.

As Muromi-san joins him on his fishing excursions from the pier, we get a glimpse into his increasingly interesting life.

A slice-of-life comedy with no big story arcs is a great way to pass the time.

11. Valkyrie Drive: Mermaid

Valkyrie Drive Mermaid

In terms of ecchi, it’s a light shoujo-ai with some little nudity.

Mamori, a shy and introverted teen, is the protagonist of Valkyrie Drive. Tokonome, which means “virgin” in Japanese, is her last name, and she is constantly abused for it.

After Mirei’s passionate kiss unlocks Mamori’s inner abilities, we accompany her on her journey to the Mermaid Island.

Find out what happened on Mermaid Island in the anime.

10. Umi Monogatari

We begin our list of the ten best movies of the year with this mystical love story set on the high seas. “The Sea Story” or “The Tale of the Sea” is the literal translation of Umi Monogatari.

Sisters Urin and Marin are the protagonists of this tale. One day, Marin comes up with the pure-hearted idea of returning the silver ring to the owner that both of them had found.

There are a lot of gorgeous women and mermaids in anime, and the animators occasionally treat us to some truly mouthwatering visual treats.

Urin and Marin travel to the sky world to find the ring’s owner, Kanon Miyamori, in this action-adventure anime.

9. Mermaid Forest

Mermaid Forest

The ninth film on our list is an engrossing horror story with a dash of drama and fantasy elements.

It’s all based around mermaids and how, according to legend, consuming the flesh of one will bring the eater immortality.

After eating mermaid flesh by mistake 500 years ago, Yuta, the show’s protagonist travels across the country on a search for a mermaid so he can live a normal life and die peacefully.

The premise of the anime is intriguing, and the story itself is much better, featuring elements of romance, intrigue, and even terror. Follow Yuta’s journey through the series.

8. Orenchi no Furo Jijou

A beautiful merman washed ashore on a riverbank one day, and Tatsumi the protagonist was on his way back home when he came across the creature.

Due to pollution created by humans, Wakasa the merman is no longer able to dwell in the water. In order to help Wakasa, Tatsumi offers Wakasa his bathtub as a safe place to stay.

This anime only has a few episodes per season. Fans of the shoujo genre will enjoy this anime. If you’re into shoujo, this is a must-see.

7. Mermaid Melody: Pichi Pichi Pitch

Mermaid Melody Pichi Pichi Pitch

There is no way you could possibly dislike this anime because it is so adorable and fluffy! Mermaids who can sing so beautifully are impossible to despise.

One of the seven mermaid kingdoms, Lucia Nanami, the show’s central character, embarks on an epic journey that will change her life forever.

When a boy slips overboard, she hands over her ring to him, and now she must go retrieve it as the evil powers grow.

She uses the power of her music and melodies to fight against the darkness. Find out how she guards her land in this wholesome anime.

6. Hans Christian Anderson’s The Little Mermaid

As depicted by Anderson in The Little Mermaid, love has no right place. It exists everywhere and in the hearts of all people.

As a lovely mermaid princess, the protagonist of The Little Mermaid is enthralled by life on land.

During a storm, a ship is destroyed in the water, and a handsome man falls overboard. It is Marina, the merman princess, who rescues this man and brings him ashore.”

It’s a beautiful story with a lot of heart. In order for Marina to be human and be with the man she adores, we see the difficulties she faces.

5. Hekikai AiON

Hekikai AiON

Hekikao no AiON, a classic mystery involving demons and the supernatural, as well as drama and a tint of romance, comes next on our top 5 list.

After the death of his parents, Tatsuya, the son of a multi-millionaire, inherits their whole fortune. He’s a shy kid who doesn’t fully trust himself, but he’s hungry to show everyone that he can handle himself no matter what.

Following his encounter with Seine Miyazaki (a mermaid-like girl) and realizing how much he admires her, the young man tries to help her and follows her everywhere she goes.

In addition to romance and school-based drama, the plot is gripping and suspenseful. It’s got it all.

4. Tropical-Rouge! Pretty Cure

Finally, we’ve got a fantasy drama with magical elements in number four. For shoujo fans, this is a must-see.

The story revolves around Manatsu Natsumi, an optimistic adolescent who goes to a big city and finds that her life there is more exciting than it should be due to a series of unfortunate events. She meets and befriends Laura, a real-life mermaid.

Manatsu wakes a particular ability and joins a group of saviors known as the Precure, which both of them are searching for.

Watch the anime to discover out what they do to protect the oceans from evil.

3. Lu over the Wall

A mermaid-and-a-teenage-boy movie called “Lu and Kai” is at the top of this list’s Top 3.

It begins by introducing Kai as a depressed and disillusioned teen who harbors complex views about his parents, school, and the rest of the world. He enjoys composing music and sharing it with the world via the internet.

One day, he and two of his pals decide to form a band and travel to Merfolk Island, where they meet Lu, the lovely and endearing mermaid.

This heartwarming film shows how music brings people together. The film is definitely worth seeing!

2. My Bride is a Mermaid

My Bride is a Mermaid

Although the anime’s title gives away some of the plot details, there are still plenty of surprises to be found along the way. It isn’t always as simple as you think it is to get what you want.

A summer vacation in the life of adolescent Nagasumi Michishio is the focus of this anime. When Nagasumi’s legs tighten up when he’s swimming in the sea, he begins to drown. Is it possible to be saved from drowning in the ocean while unconscious? Is it possible to be saved from drowning while unconscious?

With Seto’s identity revealed to a human, the anime takes a turn for the bizarre when she needs to be put to death. In order to avert this, Seto had to marry Nagasumi!

To see how they kept their marriage a secret, you need watch this anime. The anime features a lot of comedy, as well as a lot of romance.

1. Ponyo

This mermaid-themed adventure fantasy Ghibli film has to be the best mermaid-themed anime or film ever. The movie is just one and a half hours long but it will give you so many intense emotions all at once.

When Ponyo first meets Sosuke and falls in love, she wants nothing more than to become a human like him.

The film’s plot is well-developed and the characters are well-drawn. As with all Ghibli films, this one features a fantastic art style and a fantastic tale.