Tōi Umi kara Kita Coo

Tōi Umi kara Kita Coo (遠い海から来たCOO, Tōi Umi kara Kita Kū, lit. "From a Distant Ocean Came Coo") is a Japanese novel by Tamio Kageyama. It won the Naoki Prize in 1988.[2] It was adapted into an anime film named Coo: Tōi Umi kara Kita Coo (COO: 遠い海から来たCOO, Kū: Tōi Umi kara Kita Kū, lit. "Coo: From a Distant Ocean Came Coo"), released in 1993 by Toei Animation. The story revolves around a boy who finds a baby plesiosaur.

Tōi Umi kara Kita Kū
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Logo of Tōi Umi kara Kita Coo (遠い海から来たCOO).
Written byTamio Kageyama
Published byKadokawa Shoten
Anime film
Coo: Tōi Umi kara Kita Coo
Directed byTetsuo Imazawa
Written byKihachi Okamoto
Music byKazumasa Oda
Nick Wood
StudioToei Animation
Released19 December 1993
Runtime116 minutes


  • Yusuke is 12-year-old boy.
  • Coo is a baby plesiosaur.
  • Tetsuo Obata is a marine biologist
  • Contseau is a dog.
  • Catherine "Cathy" Ono is a Japanese-Canadian woman who works for the Coast Guard and "Green Earth".
  • Col. Nolver is a celebrity among them.
  • Dr. Davard Duvall is a marine biologist.
  • Rooslean is a captain of the French navy.


  1. ^ 遠い海から来たCOO(クー) (単行本) (in Japanese). ASIN 4048724851.
  2. ^ 直木賞受賞者一覧 (in Japanese). Bunshun. Archived from the original on 21 February 2010. Retrieved 23 March 2010.

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