Horobishi Kemonotachi no Umi (滅びし獣たちの海 — The Sea of Fallen Beasts)) is a collection of short stories, written and illustrated by Yukinobu Hoshino, more often than not relating to the seas.
Tropes included in this work include:
- Body Horror: Outburst
- City of Gold: Outburst
- Cold War: In the Red Zeppelin short story
- Festering Fungus: A variant of Cordyceps that affects humans, in Outburst
- Genetic Engineering Is the New Nuke: Island of Sins
- Gaia's Vengeance: In Outburst and Island of Sins
- Hot Sub-on-Sub Action: Almost, in the Red Zeppelin
- Pride Before a Fall: Sea of Fallen Beasts
- Sea Monster: Island of Sins and Sea of Fallen Beasts
- Shoot the Shaggy Dog: Legend of the Demon Whale, Sea of Fallen Beasts
- Stock Ness Monster: Sea of Fallen Beasts
- Sub Story: Red Zeppelin, and to a lesser degree Sea of Fallen Beasts
- Whole Plot Reference: Legend of the Demon Whale. No points given for guessing the reference.