Mermaid Scales and the Town of Sand

Everyone but Tokiko denies the existence of merpeople, and yet the townspeople hold a festival every year to honor them. Can she solve the mystery of what is real and what is fantasy? And learn to live with the truth?

When Tokiko's parents break up, she and her father move from the bustling city to a sleepy coastal town to live with her grandmother. Starting sixth grade in a new school where everyone has known each other their whole life isn't easy... Things start to look up when local boy Narumi, another outsider, wants to be friends!

But then strange memories start to surface.

Swimming in the ocean...

Drowning...

Getting saved by...

...a merman?

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