Parents' Guide to

Bubble Marin

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 4+

Spunky sub and friends teach kids valuable life lessons.

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Community Reviews

age 7+

Based on 1 parent review

age 7+

Cute Show!!!

What parents need to know is that Bubble Marin is an amazing show that's currently airing it's english dub on YouTube. It follows the story of a young submarine named Bubble Marin (or simply just Marin for short) and his adventures with his friends in a small underwater village called QuaQua. The only thing is that I would recommend this show for a more older audience (7+ at the least) because every episode features Vivi (one of the girl characters) trying to flirt with Marin, one episode even has Marin using the term "going steady" (which is a term often used by teenagers to describe their romantic relationship with each other). There are also arguments among the main cast, but they are not too serious and are mostly about the silliest things like how to decorate a tree house. In the end Bubble Marin is a great show and I would highly recommend it if you're looking for a good TV-Y7 show for your kids and if they are into marine vessels and ocean life.

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much sex

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1):
Kids say: Not yet rated

This Korean show's animation propels an otherwise ordinary kids' series that has age-appropriate educational content and life lessons for preschoolers. The problems the characters face will sound familiar to many parents with young kids --being scared of getting a shot, having a disagreement with a friend, and making promises you can't keep, for instance. In each case, Marin and his friends discover that they must acknowledge their mistakes before they can fix them, and that fixing them sometimes requires grown-up help.

While it's no Finding Nemo, Bubble Marin does expose kids to some of the sights and sounds of the ocean world, this time through the eyes of characters who are vehicles rather than natural underwater inhabitants. Another bonus? The show incorporates some educational content related to the natural sciences, oceanography, and environmentalism when it fits the story.

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