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[ Anime ] Lu over the wall

Kai is a middle school student living in a dreary fishing port town.
He and his father moved there from Tokyo after his parents divorced, and they now live with his grandfather.
Unable to fit in at school, his finds solace in uploading music he composes to the internet.
One day, Kai’s classmates invite him to join their band.
They go to their practice spot on Mermaid Island, where a mermaid girl named Lu appears.
Lu sings and dances merrily. Kai gradually begins to open up as he spends time with her.
However, the townspeople believe that mermaids bring misfortune.
A minor incident creates a great rift between Lu and the residents and a further crisis ends up threatening the town.
Will Kai be able to save the town?

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