High Quality Content by WIKIPEDIA articles! Aqua and Aria is a utopian science fantasy manga series written and illustrated by Kozue Amano published between 2001 and 2008 by Enix then by Mag Garden. Set in the early 24th century on a terraformed Mars, now called Aqua, it depicts the life of a young woman named Akari as a trainee gondolier tour guide, or undine. It was adapted by Hal Film Maker as a 54-episode anime television series broadcast between 2005 and 2008, comprising two seasons, an original video animation (OVA), and a third season, all directed by Jun'ichi Sat with music direction by Shigeharu Sasago and Takeshi Senoo. The discography of the Aria television series consists of five studio albums, one compilation album, one tribute album, and nine maxi singles.