Tide-Line Blue Promotional Poster
|Genre||Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama|
|Anime television series|
|Directed by||Umanosuke Iida|
|Produced by||Kiyoshi Sugiyama|
|Written by||Yuka Yamada|
|Music by||Tsuneyoshi Saito|
|Studio|| Bandai Visual |
Telecom Animation Film
|Original network||TV Asahi|
|Original run||6 July 2005 – 29 September 2005|
Tide-Line Blue (タイドライン·ブルー, Taidorain Burū) is a Japanese anime series created by Satoru Ozawa and Umanosuke Iida for Bandai Visual and Telecom Animation Film.
Tide-Line Blue is set after an environmental disaster later called the "Hammer of Eden" has submerged 90% of the Earth under water and taken six billion lives. The series begins fourteen years after that event with the new and remaining countries being brought together under the New United Nations. However, Gould, a renegade submarine captain wishes to use military force to create peace in the new world order, while Aoi, the secretary-general of the New UN, wishes to use diplomacy.
Tide-Line Blue is published on DVD by Bandai Entertainment and dubbed into English by Blue Water Studios.
This series is known for being relatively realistic in its use of technology and the technical accuracy of its animation.
|#||Title||Original air date|
"Fujōsuru Bōrei — Spirit" (浮上する亡霊 — Spirit)
|July 6, 2005|
"Uragirimono — Traitor" (裏切者 — Traitor)
|July 13, 2005|
"DūraBīra — DholaVira" (ドゥーラビィーラ — DholaVira)
|July 20, 2005|
"Yakuwari — Share" (役割り — Share)
|July 27, 2005|
"Kōgeki — Offense" (攻撃 — Offense)
|August 3, 2005|
"K2 — K2" (K2 — K2)
|August 10, 2005|
"Inori no Machi — Praying" (祈りの都市(まち) — Praying)
|August 31, 2005|
"Saikai — Reunite" (再会 — Reunite)
|September 7, 2005|
"Atarashii Chizu — the Globe" (新しい地図 — the Globe)
|September 14, 2005|
"Wakare — Separation" (別れ — Separation)
|September 21, 2005|
|11||"Battle of Metasequoia"|
"Metasekoia Kaisen — Battle of Metasequoia" (メタセコイア海戦 — Battle of Metasequoia)
|September 28, 2005|
"Burū — Blue" (ブルー — Blue)
|October 5, 2005|
"Kyōdai — Brother" (兄弟 — Brother)
|Composed and Arranged by:||Iizuka Maasaki|
|Lyrics by:||Minami Kuribayashi|
|Composed and Arranged by:||R・O・N|
|Lyrics by:||Tatsuhisa Suzuki|
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