Ride Your Wave

Ride Your Wave

Ride Your Wave

A surfer and a firefighter with a mutual love of the sea fall in love in this Japanese anime romance from Lu Over the Wall director Masaaki Yuasa.

202095 minsJapanJapanese with English subtitles
AnimatedDramaRomanceWorld Cinema
Director:
Masaaki Yuasa ('Lu Over the Wall', 'The Night is Short, Walk On Girl', 'Mind Game')
Writer:
Reiko Yoshida
Cast:
Ryôta KatayoseRina KawaeiHonoka MatsumotoKentarô Itô

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Ride Your Wave / Reviews

The New York Times

The New York Times

The director, Masaaki Yuasa, is adept at stories and visuals where water is a major character.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

"Ride Your Wave" confirms Masaaki Yuasa's place among the most interesting directors working in animation today.

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Japan Times

Japan Times

Even within a more standard framework, though, [director Masaaki] Yuasa's voice shines through.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

The filmmakers' reliance on romantic situations throughout the midsection may have some older teens and adults rolling their eyes, but the final scenes over-deliver with a literal flood of action...

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Variety

Variety

So nauseatingly twee at times, it can be hard to take the film seriously.

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