Aquatic Language (水のコトバ Mizu no Kotoba?) is a short nine-minute film written and directed by Yasuhiro Yoshiura. It aired 26 October 2002 in NHK BS1's, 10 min. theater slot.

Synopsis & Style

Aquatic Language tries to relay to the audience the importance of language; and the need for communication. It mixes 2D and 3D visual techniques with dramatic camera movements and angles to enhance its dialogue.


  • Waitress: Rina Matsufuji
  • Dame Otoko: Yasuhiro Yoshiura
  • Gossipy Girl: Mayo Sakasegawa
  • Cool Girl: Chihiro Kusano
  • Small Guy: Akihiko Yoshiura
  • Big Guy: Yuusuke Sakaguchi
  • Bookworm: Satoshi Watanabe



Tokyo International Anime Fair 2003's "Excellent Work Award"[1]

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