A surfer and firefighter meet and fall in love.


Masaaki Yuasa


Reiko Yoshida (screenplay)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Ryôta Katayose ... Minato Hinageshi (voice)
Rina Kawaei Rina Kawaei ... Hinako Mukaimizu (voice)
Honoka Matsumoto ... Yoko Hinageshi (voice)
Kentaro Ito ... Wasabi Kawamura (voice)
Mami Horikoshi Mami Horikoshi ... Hinako's Mother (voice)
You Taichi You Taichi ... Junko (voice)
Mai Nishikawa Mai Nishikawa ... Ai (voice)
Daiki Hamano Daiki Hamano ... Chiba Port Tower Public Address Announcer (voice)
Kenji Sugimura Kenji Sugimura ... Leader (voice)
Kunihiro Kawamoto Kunihiro Kawamoto ... Commander (voice)
Shigeo Kiyama Shigeo Kiyama ... Captain (voice)
Kento Hama Kento Hama ... Man A (voice)
Haruki Ishiya Haruki Ishiya ... Man B (voice)
Satoshi Yamazaki Satoshi Yamazaki ... Young Minato (voice)
Hina Kino Hina Kino ... Young Hinako (voice)


Hinako is a surf-loving college student who has just moved to a small seaside town. When a sudden fire breaks out at her apartment building, she is rescued by Minato, a handsome firefighter, and the two soon fall in love. Just as they become inseparable, Minato loses his life in an accident at sea. Hinako is so distraught that she can no longer even look at the ocean, but one day she sings a song that reminds her of their time together, and Minato appears in the water. From then on, she can summon him in any watery surface as soon as she sings their song, but can the two really remain together forever? And what is the real reason for Minato's sudden reappearance?

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Sincere and touching.
7 December 2019 | by christangwuSee all my reviews

Thank god the script writer avoids all the common cliche from a Japanese anime. It's a sincere and touching story, worth the time.

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Release Date:

19 February 2020 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ride Your Wave See more »


Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$19,643, 23 February 2020

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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

D-Cinema 48kHz 5.1 (Dolby 5.1)



Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
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