Ocean Waves Movie

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Rarely seen outside of Japan, a story of adolescence and teenage isolation.

Who's Involved:

Kaori Nakamura, Tomomi Mochizuki

Release Date:

Wednesday, December 28, 2016 (New York / Los Angeles)


Runtime: N/A
Language: English

Plot: What's the story about?

Taku and his best friend Yutaka are headed back to school for what looks like another uneventful year. But they soon find their friendship tested by the arrival of Rikako, a beautiful new transfer student from Tokyo whose attitude vacillates wildly from flirty and flippant to melancholic. When Taku joins Rikako on a trip to Tokyo, the school erupts with rumors, and the three friends are forced to come to terms with their changing relationships.

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Key Facts

  1. The first Studio Ghibli film directed by someone other than studio founders Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata.
  2. The film was originally made in 1993 for Japanese television.
  3. Adapted from a novel of the same name by Saeko Himuro.

Filming Timeline

  1. December 2016: The film was in Completed status.

Ocean Waves Release Date: When was the film released?

Ocean Waves was released in 2016 on Wednesday, December 28, 2016 (New York / Los Angeles release). There were 1 other movie released on the same date, including Paterson.

When will the movie be on Blu-ray & DVD?

Tuesday, April 18, 2017

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