Released as a TV special.
Based on a Saeko Himura novel, which was originally serialized in "Animage" magazine.
The only television drama produced by Studio Ghibli, this was made by younger members of the studio for a theme broadcast during the Golden Week holiday.
This was the first Studio Ghibli film directed by someone other than studio founders Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata; young director Tomomi Mochizuki headed a talented team of young Ghibli employees in creating this adaptation of Himuro's best-selling novel.
Director Tomomi Mochizuki was briefly hospitalized due to the stress of making this film and "Here is Greenwood" simultaneously.
This film was rarely seen outside Japan; it was never released in North America theatrically or on any home viewing format. Finally, it was screened at Vancouver's Pacific Cinematheque on December 12, 2012 as part of a Studio Ghibli retrospective.
Umi Ga Kikoeru Production Information
Alternate Title: "海がきこえる."
English Titles: "Ocean Waves," "I Can Hear The Ocean," "I Can Hear The Sea."
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