21+ BEST Mermaid Anime Of All Time!

No matter how badly you deny the fact but you always wanted to be a mermaid during our childhood. Isn’t that right? Most of us tried joining our legs just to see if we became a mermaid or not. Some of us spilled water on our legs to find out if we became a mermaid or not. This whole imagination is given to us through T.V shows or Anime. So, today, we’re going to freshen up your memory through our recommendations of 21+ BEST Mermaid Anime Of All Time! 

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BEST MERMAID ANIME RECOMMENDATIONS!

 

22. Monster Musume: Everyday With Monster Girls

Monster Musume

INFORMATION
Title
Monsters Musume: Everyday With Monster Girls
Genre
Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Type
T.V
Studio
Lerche
Premiered
Summer 2015
Episode Count
12
Duration
23 min per ep

Kimihito Kurusu’s  parents lived abroad, so  he had lived a mysterious life. He had been quiet until some monster girls invaded his privacy.after a mess up of the interspecies exchange coordinator.. This alternate reality anime represents the time in Japan where non-human species had been  integrated into society. After the incompetent exchange of species happened, Agent Smith left Kimihito as the caretaker of Lamia . Just like that, Kimihito gets the attention of these monster girls. Some the monster girls are actually mermaids which makes the story much more interesting! 

 

21. Muromi San

Muromi San

INFORMATION
Title
Muromi-san
Genre
Comedy, Fantasy, Slice of Life
Type
T.V
Studio
Tatsunoko Production
Premiered
Spring 2013
Episode Count
13
Duration
13 min per ep

Muromi-san is the story of an isolated teenager named Mukoujima Takurou who spends most of his time alone. However, one day, he catches a mermaid named Muromi instead of a fish! That’s when his life changes! Muromi-san is a big dummy who has drinking problems too! Now, Mukoujima’s life becomes less boring with the involvement of Muromi. Both of them start spending time together and enjoy their lives. 

 

20. Mahou No Mako Chan

Mahou No Mako Chan

INFORMATION
Title
Mahou No Mako Chan
Genre
Fantasy, Romance
Type
T.V
Studio
Tatsunoko Production
Premiered
Fall 1970
Episode Count
48
Duration
24 min per ep

Mahou No Mako Chan is the story of a young girl. She’s the daughter of the king of the sea. One day, she saved a young sport Akira from a destroyed ship. However, she ended up falling in love with him. With the help of a witch that lived under the deep sea, she became a human. It’s a love story between a mermaid and a human. Sounds pretty interesting, right? Mako becomes a regular high school student who ends up living an ordinary human life despite the fact that she’s been the daughter of the King of the Sea. 

 

19.  Renkin San-kyuu Magical? Pokaan

Renkin San Kyuu Magical Pokaan

INFORMATION
Title
Renkin San-kyuu Magical? Pokaan
Genre
Comedy
Type
T.V
Studio
Ramic
Premiered
Spring 2006
Episode Count
12
Duration
24 min per ep

This anime follows the story of everyday lives of four girls. These girls are anything but normal. This group of friends includes a werewolf, a witch, an android, and an enchanting vampire. They are from the netherworld who travelled all the way to the human world in order to find a new home. However, little did they know, surviving in a world full of humans won’t be easy! Thus, they face all the difficulties of this world. Everyday, these girls encounter different problems. Once, they were going to drown and a sea mermaid named Lulu saved them! She wished to get along with humans as well. 

 

18. Bermuda Triangle: Colorful Pastorale

Bermuda Triangle Colorful Pastarole

INFORMATION
Title
Bermuda Triangle: Colorful Pastorale
Genre
Fantasy
Type
T.V
Studio
Seven Arcs Pictures
Premiered
Winter 2019
Episode Count
12
Duration
25 min per ep

What comes to mind when we first hear the word “mermaid”? Well, for me it’s pearls and sparkling dresses. Isn’t that right? Just like that, the typical concept of mermaids is shown in Bermuda Triangle: Colorful Pastorale. This is the story of mermaids wearing sparkly dresses with sweet voices under the dazzling lights of the city. 

These are the mermaid idols performing underwater. These mermaids came from a quiet village who never imagined that their future would be so sparkly! 

 

17. Ningyo

ningyo

INFORMATION
Title
Ningyo
Genre
Fantasy
Type
Movie
Studio
Mushi Production
Premiered
Fall 1964
Episode Count
1
Duration
23 min per ep

The story is set in a fictional place where you can’t use your imagination. When a boy saves the life of a fish which surprised everyone because it turned everyone into mermaids! The boy gets arrested for using his imagination, called him “nonsense”. Thus, his imagination gets robbed. How sad is that! 

Imagine you get arrested for making fake scenarios in your head. OOF! The world would definitely be chaotic. Isn’t that right? 

 

16. Umi Monogatari

Umi Monogatari

INFORMATION
Title
Umi Monogatari
Genre
Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Supernatural
Type
T.V
Studio
Zexcs
Premiered
Summer 2009
Episode Count
12
Duration
24 min per ep

Marin and her younger sister named Urin are sea mariners who encountered something real and strange. It was nothing more than a beautiful silver ring that was lost beneath the waves. The warm-hearted Marin decided to return the ring to its owner. After they found the owner of the ring, they learnt that the ring was lying there as the owner had tossed it after getting dumped by her boyfriend. Aww, I feel bad for her. 

Anyways, Marin thought that such a precious item shouldn’t be dumped like that. Urin was always interested in having that ring. Marin and Urin ended up breaking the seal on the ring which summoned an evil spirit. The evil spirit was none other than the Priestess of the Sea. Now they have to seal the evil away! 

 

15. Saban’s Adventures of the Little Mermaid

Saban's Adventures of the Little Mermaid

INFORMATION
Title
Saban’s Adventures of the Little Mermaid
Genre
Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Type
T.V
Studio
Telescreen
Premiered
Winter 199
Episode Count
26
Duration
22 min per ep

A mermaid falls in love with a human prince. WHOA! This is the story of Marina who fell for Prince Justin from the kingdom just on the shore. Marina saved Prince Justin after he got attacked by the huge Cyclops and sea serpent too! She decided to make a deal with the sea witch to turn her into a human for sometime just so that she could get to spend time with the Prince. 

Prince Justin and Marina become close but he still thinks that the human princess aka Princess Cecily saved him from getting drowned. He got engaged to her and Mariana becomes a mermaid again! Sounds pretty sad, right? 

 

14. Monster Strike: Mermaid Rhapsody

Monster Strike Mermaid Rhapsody

INFORMATION
Title
Monster Strike: Mermaid Rhapsody
Genre
Action, Fantasy
Type
ONA
Studio
Studio Hibari
Premiered
Summer 2016
Episode Count
1
Duration
51 min per ep

Monster Strike tells us the story of Ren Homura who moved from his hometown of Kaminohara. He doesn’t really remember much about his time there. When he gets his cell phone back after it got repaired, he finds a very mysterious game in it known as Monster Strike. He starts playing it and encounters many adventures. 

For Monster Strike: Mermaid Rhapsody, it tells us the story of a mysterious girl (mermaid) he meets on his trip to Okinawa! 

 

13. A Lull in the Sea

a Lull in the sea

INFORMATION
Title
A Lull in the Sea
Genre
Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Type
T.V
Studio
P.A Works
Premiered
Fall 2013
Episode Count
26
Duration
23 min per ep

Long time ago, all humans lived deep inside the sea. However, some of them preferred to live on the surface and abandoned the sea. As a result, those people  lost their  powers that allowed them to breathe underwater. Now, they had no other option than to live on the surface, whether they like it or not. 

The story revolves around Hikari Sakishima and Manaka Mukaido along with their childhood friends who are forced to get out of the sea and start attending a school on the surface. This group meets a fellow fisherman from the school who loves the sea. Hikari and his friends have to change after 

 

12. Fairy Tail 

Fairy Tail

INFORMATION
Title
Fairy Tail
Genre
Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Type
T.V
Studio
Satelight, A-1 Pictures
Premiered
Fall 2009
Episode Count
175
Duration
24 min per ep

When it comes to Fairy Tail, it’s one of the best adventure anime of all time. It revolves around Lucy Heartfelia’s journey in the enchanted Kingdom of Fiore where she meets a lot of new people with much strength. 

You guys can actually witness many mermaids in this anime. Aquarius is a beautiful yet arrogant mermaid which is based on the water-bearer symbol aka Aquarius. 

 

11. Merman in My Tub

Merman in my tub

INFORMATION
Title
Merman in My Tub 
Genre
Comedy, Fantasy
Type
T.V
Studio
Asahi Production
Premiered
Fall 2014
Episode Count
13
Duration
4 min per ep

This is the story of a high school boy named Tatsumi who lives by himself until a handsome merman named Wakasa awakens in his bathtub. Wakasa is a bit too confident but cute at the same time. While Tatsumi is cool and level headed, he is mostly busy. This anime tells us about their lives and it’s really funny. If you’re bored of watching the same old action anime, it’s time to change your preference and get into comedyfantastical stories like Merman in My Tub. I’m sure you won’t regret it! 

 

10. The Prince and the Coral Sea 

The Prince and the Coral Sea

INFORMATION
Title
The Prince and the Coral Sea
Genre
Fantasy
Type
OVA
Studio
Toei Animation
Premiered
Winter 2000
Episode Count
1
Duration
26 min per ep

This is the story of a kind boy named Ray who lives on the land of Okinawa. He is determined to save the coral life as well as his island. He has to save coral reefs and the natural forests no matter what. Even if it costs him his life, he will do it. What will he do in such pressure? To find out, watch The Prince and the Coral Sea! It is an old animation but its story is quite satisfying. 

 

9. Bubble

bubble

INFORMATION
Title
Bubble 
Genre
Sci-Fi
Type
ONA
Studio
Wit Studio
Premiered
Summer 2022
Episode Count
1
Duration
1 hr. 40 min 

Bubble is a very refreshing movie that made our 2022 a lot better. It tells us the story of how the bubble rained in Tokyo from the rest of the world. The city skyline became a playground for all the children who wanted to compete in a parkour team and other such battles. Hibiki, our main character, somehow gets trapped inside the sea. However, he gets saved by a mysterious girl with many powers. 

 

8. Restaurant To Another World

Restaurant to Another World

INFORMATION
Title
Restaurant to Another World
Genre
Fantasy, Gourmet, Slice of Life
Type
T.V
Studio
SILVER INK
Premiered
Summer 2017
Episode Count
12
Duration
23 min per ep

Restaurant to Another World tells us the story of a portal that opens between a normal world and a fantasy land every seven days where the main character aka the chef serves western food to elves, demons, dragons, mermaids  and other such creatures.

 

7. Mermaid Forest

Mermaid Forest

INFORMATION
Title
Mermaid Forest
Genre
Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery
Type
T.V
Studio
TMS Entertainment
Premiered
Fall 2003
Episode Count
13
Duration
24 min per ep

Mermaid Forest tells us how mermaid’s flesh can grant you immortality if you eat it. This is an ancient story where Yuta accidentally ate mermaid’s flesh and he lived for centuries, just hoping to find a mermaid across Japan.

 

6. Mermaid Melody: Pichi Pichi Pitch

Mermaid Melody: Pichi Pichi Pitch

INFORMATION
Title
Mermaid Melody: Pichi Pichi Pitch
Genre
Adventure, Comedy, Romance
Type
T.V
Studio
Actas, SynergySP
Premiered
Spring 2003
Episode Count
52
Duration
24 min per ep

Mermaid Melody is about the mermaid princesses of the North Pacific Ocean who set out on land to find a boy that saved the tsunami wave seven years ago. This mermaid princess is looking for the magical pearl he had given him to save her Kingdom. In fact, she ends up finding the boy who is a teenage surfer named Kaito Domoto! 

 

5. Hans Christian Andersons’ The Little Mermaid

Hans Christin Andersons' The Little Mermaid

INFORMATION
Title
Hans Christian Andersons’ The Little Mermaid
Genre
Fantasy, Romance
Type
Movie
Studio
Toei Animation
Premiered
Summer 1975
Episode Count
1
Duration
1 hr. 8 min 

This is the story of the most beautiful mermaid in the royal mermaid family named Marina. She’s quite curious about the human world. Her curiosity brings him across a handsome prince on a boat whom she saved when the storm came up. That’s when Marina fell in love with him and is desperately trying to become a human. The love stories between humans and mermaids are always fascinating. Isn’t that right? 

 

4. Tropical-Rouge! Pretty Cure

Tropical Rouge Pretty Cure

INFORMATION
Title
Tropical-Rogue! Pretty Cure
Genre
Action, Fantasy
Type
T.V
Studio
Toei Animation
Premiered
Winter 2021
Episode Count
46
Duration
24 min per ep

This is the story of Manatsu Natsumi who moves to a big city for the first time. She’s quite thrilled and on top of that, she encounters a magical mermaid named Laura! Coincidentally, Laura is looking for warriors that could save the Grand Ocean. Manatsu gets determined to help Laura. 

 

3. One Piece 

One-Piece-

INFORMATION
Title
One Piece 
Genre
Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Type
T.V
Studio
Toei Animation
Premiered
Fall 1999
Episode Count
Unknown
Duration
24 min per ep

One Piece is truly a masterpiece and it has been relevant for so long! This anime tells us the story of Monkey D. Luffy wants to become the best pirate and he goes to great lengths in order to achieve that. Throughout One Piece you will be witnessing mermaids. But in the Fishman Island Arc, there will be quite a lot of them. So, if you’re missing out on that arc, make sure to watch it! 

 

2. Ponyo

Ponyo

INFORMATION
Title
Ponyo
Genre
Adventure, Fantasy
Type
Movie
Studio
Studio Ghibli
Premiered
Summer 2008
Episode Count
1
Duration
1 hr. 40 min

Ponyo is one of the most aesthetically pleasing anime movies of all time. It tells us the story of a goldfish princess who comes across a human boy named Sosuke. Sosuke gave this goldfish a name which was Ponyo. It tells us the story of how they met and how their bond deepened as they came across different mysteries from one another’s world! This movie is one of the best ghibli movies too! 

 

1. My Bride is a Mermaid

My Bride Is A Mermaid

INFORMATION
Title
My Bride is a Mermaid
Genre
Comedy, Romance
Type
T.V
Studio
Gonzo, AIC
Premiered
Spring 2007
Episode Count
26
Duration
24 min per ep

Comedy and Romance can never go wrong! My Bride is a Mermaid is a romantic comedy anime that tells us about a young teenager named Nagasumi Michishio who came to the Seto Inland Sea for his summer vacation. Our boy almost drowned but he was saved by Sun Seto who’s a mysterious mermaid! 

 

Conclusion

conclusion

That concludes our list of BEST Mermaid Anime. The concept of mermaids has always fascinated us. Right? Maybe, it’s finally the time to grow our imagination by watching Mermaid Anime. Anyways, I hope you guys enjoyed reading the blog and found your next recommendation! Don’t forget to let us know which anime you are going to watch next! 

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