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tv Slam Dunk
Slam Dunk
Hanamichi Sakuragi, infamous for this temper, massive height, and fire-red hair, enrolls in Shohoku High, hoping to finally get a girlfriend and break his record of being rejected 50 consecutive times in middle school. His notoriety precedes him, however, leading to him being avoided by most students. Soon, after certain events, Hanamichi is left with two unwavering thoughts: "I hate basketball," and "I desperately need a girlfriend."

One day, a girl named Haruko Akagi approaches him without any knowledge of his troublemaking and asks him if he likes basketball. Hanamichi immediately falls head over heels in love with her, blurting out a fervent affirmative. She then leads him to the gymnasium, where she asks him if he can do a slam dunk. In an attempt to impress Haruko, he makes the leap, but overshoots, instead slamming his head straight into the blackboard. When Haruko informs the basketball team's captain of Hanamichi's near-inhuman physical capabilities, he slowly finds himself drawn into the camaraderie and competition of the sport he had previously held resentment for.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]
finished airing
• 8.53/10
#comedy #drama #school #shounen #sports
ova Boku no Chikyuu wo Mamotte
Boku no Chikyuu wo Mamotte
<p>Alice Sakaguchi once dreamt that she is another person living on the moon. The dream is so strange and so real that Alice can't stop thinking about it. She finds out that some of her classmates are having the same kind of dream. They soon discover that they had been seeing flashes of their past lives as a team of scientists on the moon. Alice and her friends then decide to find the other members and piece together what took place back then. Complications arise when they realize that everything that happened in their previous existence continue to haunt and affect their present lives. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.22/10
#drama #shoujo #sci-fi
movie Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon R: The Movie
Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon R: The Movie
<p>When Mamoru was little he gave a rose to a little boy named Fiore. Fiore promised that one day he would bring Mamoru lots of flowers. Now Fiore has come back to earth but his intentions are not merely to fulfil a promise... </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.77/10
#drama #romance #shoujo #magic
ova Battle Spirits: Ryuuko no Ken
Battle Spirits: Ryuuko no Ken
<p>After events involving a home invasion, a house cat, an ancient artifact, and an unpaid electrical bill, martial artist Ryo Sakazaki and his best friend Robert Garcia must fight their way into the Southtown underworld to save Ryo's sister Yuri from the crimelord known as Mr. Big.</p>
finished airing
• 4.85/10
#adventure #comedy #shounen #action #martial arts
ova New Dominion Tank Police
New Dominion Tank Police
<p>In the follow up to Shirow's classic anime, Al, Leona and their trusty steed, Bonaparte, continue to fight crime in New Port City, alongside the rest of the Tank Police. But a new threat appears in the form of a series of terrorist attacks, using the latest weapons technology. The Tank Police are out-numbered and out-gunned, but Al and Leona set out to discover who or what is behind these attacks. With massive explosions and high-speed chases, Leona often causes more damage than the criminals she pursues.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.01/10
#comedy #mecha #shounen #police #sci-fi
movie Mother: Saigo no Shoujo Eve
Mother: Saigo no Shoujo Eve
<p>The future is bleak and urbanized. A government super-power holds the keys to all the doors. Hope lies in a secret organization who kidnaps "gifted" children and teaches them to wield their ability to view the life energy of all living things. A young girl befriends a sempai, a street rat comes to rescue her, and two parents wait helplessly to see their daughter one last time...</p><p> (Source: AniDB)</p>
finished airing
• 5.81/10
#adventure #drama #sci-fi
tv Aoki Densetsu Shoot!
Aoki Densetsu Shoot!
<p>Aoki Densetsu Shoot! (Legendary Blue Shot!) or also known as just "Shoot!", is the story of Toshihiko Tanaka, Kenji Shiraishi, and Kazuhiro Hiramatsu. Three high school freshmen who have become best friends during their junior high years while playing soccer together. There they were known as the Kakenishi golden trio for their role in making Kakenishi Junior High`s soccer team into a force to be reckoned with. After junior high, all of them decided to go to the same high school, Kakegawa High, a school only founded a year before, because of their star soccer player, Yoshiharu Kubo, whom they had idolized. </p><p> This young man led Kakegawa High Soccer Club to the best 8 of their prefecture in their first ever appearance with a freshmen only team almost single-handedly. He refuses offers from a number of foreign professional soccer clubs so he can stay at Kake-High to lead them to the All-Japan High School Championship. As the three of them start playing soccer for Kake-High, they experience hardships, romance, and losses on their road to becoming the best Japanese high school soccer team - a team of legends. </p><p> (Source: AniDB)</p>
finished airing
• 7.46/10
#action #comedy #drama #romance #school #shounen #sports
ova Black Jack
Black Jack
<p>In the medical profession, there is a name spoken in hushed tones, of an unlicensed genius physician who can save lives—for a price. His name is Black Jack, and he is a dashing, moody figure, caped in black, a Harlock of medicine, a man who lives by no rules other than his own—and the Hippocratic Oath. A man who would defy the will of God himself in the name of preserving life. </p><p> (Source: AnimeNfo)</p>
finished airing
• 7.82/10
#drama
movie Coo: Tooi Umi kara Kita Coo
Coo: Tooi Umi kara Kita Coo
<p>Obata Yousuke lives on Pagopago in the Fiji archipelago with his father Tetsuo, a specialist in oceanographic biology. After a storm strikes the island, Yousuke rides to the lagoon with his Jet Ski and finds a strange baby dinosaur there. He takes it to his father's laboratory and names it Coo.</p><p> Coo grows and seems to be a large marine reptile (a baby plesiosaur) which lived there some 65 million years ago. But Coo soon becomes an object of interest for the French secret service, assigned to protect the nuclear interests of France in that otherwise peaceful part of the world. </p><p> (Source: AniDB)</p>
finished airing
• 6.87/10
#adventure #mystery #drama #slice of life
ova Choujikuu Seiki Orguss 02
Choujikuu Seiki Orguss 02
<p>Years of political tension and mistrust between the two rival nations of Zafran and Revillia escalate to the point of war. Each nations solution: to gain possession of Decimators, the same ancient robots of war that nearly ended all life on the planet 200 years before. As the war ensues and the leaders of both nations become reluctant to surrender, only the desperate plan of Lean, a young cadet, and Nataruma, a psychically gifted young woman, to alter the timeline of events 200 years before stands the chance between humanity's survival or absolute destruction. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.83/10
#adventure #mecha #sci-fi #action #romance #shounen
tv 3 Choume no Tama: Uchi no Tama Shirimasenka?
3 Choume no Tama: Uchi no Tama Shirimasenka?
<p>The characters are Tama, Momo, Wocket, Tiggle, Rockney, Pimmy, Bupkus, Bengpu, and Chopin. There is no consistent plot. Tama and his friends just have little, family friendly, adventures every episode. The only consistency is when a new friend is made one episode and flash backs.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.74/10
#adventure
ova The Cockpit
The Cockpit
<p>1. Slipstream</p><p> About a Luftwaffe pilot who must choose between his duty to his country: to guard a bomber loaded with Germany's final hope of victory... the world's first atomic bomb... or his duty to the world: to let it fall in flames to enemy Spitfires and be a footnote in history. Of course, things are complicated by the plane's other cargo... the woman he loves. </p><p> 2. Sonic Boom Squadron</p><p> Near the end of the war, Japan has implemented a new weapon -- a human-piloted rocket-propelled flying bomb. Aboard a bomber carrying one of these, young Ensign Nogami awaits his chance to die as a "cherry blossom", a suicide pilot. In a few hours, he will die. The date of his death is set: August 6, 1945.</p><p> 3. Knight of the Iron Dragon</p><p> Two soldiers attempt to reach an air base in order to fulfill a promise despite the fact that it might have been rendered moot in the reality of war.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.26/10
#historical #military
tv Heisei Inu Monogatari Bow
Heisei Inu Monogatari Bow
<p>Bow is a homeless dog, who enjoys his carefree life. This dog is no super-hero. He drools when he's hungry, he wags his tail when he's happy, and he barks when he's excited, just like an ordinary dog but even uglier and stupider! His dumb innocence often leads to disaster. But somehow people are charmed by him. School children, a lonesome cartoonist, and a gangster family all play an important role in Bow's life.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.83/10
#adventure #comedy
special Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon R: Make Up! Sailor Senshi
Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon R: Make Up! Sailor Senshi
<p>Usagi and Chibiusa overhear two girls talking about the Sailor Senshi after they see a poster. Humorously, as the girls discuss which is the smartest, most elegant, strongest, and the leader of the Senshi, Usagi claims those titles for herself. Chibiusa shakes her head at Usagi's delusion. Clips are shown from the debut of each Sailor Senshi, and that girl's image song is played in the background. When even Tuxedo Mask is mentioned, and the girls go to leave without having mentioned Sailor Moon, Usagi butts in on their conversation and asks them directly about Sailor Moon. The girls give a series of glowing compliments about Sailor Moon, but unlike they did for the other Senshi, they also list her faults. After the girls leave, Usagi sarcastically apologises for being a clumsy cry-baby and then bursts into tears.</p><p> (Source: Wikipedia)</p>
finished airing
• 7.19/10
#shoujo
movie Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu: Arata Naru Tatakai no Overture
Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu: Arata Naru Tatakai no Overture
<p>Based on a series of sci-fi novels, this series tells the story of a massive conflict between the Prussia-like Galactic Empire and the Free Planets Alliance. It describes all levels of the war, from the tactical to the strategic, but focuses most on the two opposing militaries' leaders: Reinhard Von Lohengram and Yang Wen-Li.</p><p> (Source: AniDB)</p>
finished airing
• 8.06/10
#action #drama #military #sci-fi
ova Sono Kinisasete yo: My My Mai
Sono Kinisasete yo: My My Mai
<p>Mai's a super counselor with blazing sex appeal who specializes in solving supernatural and/or ecchi problems. Even when of the supernatural nature Mai always seems to end up naked when on a case.</p>
finished airing
• 5.95/10
#comedy #ecchi
tv Daisuki! Hello Kitty
Daisuki! Hello Kitty
<p>The adventures of a young kitten named Kitty with her twin sister Mimi. It's a variety of adventures, including Kitty in some fairy tales as well.</p>
finished airing
• 6.41/10
#fantasy #kids
tv Jungle no Ouja Taa-chan
Jungle no Ouja Taa-chan
<p>Ta-chan is the king of jungle. He was abandoned in savanna, and has been raised by a chimpanzee, Etekichi. He has a dearest wife, Jane who used to be a top model in New York, but now she looks... Anyway, to protect animals from poachers, Ta-chan is fighting against them with his disciple, Pedro, and a master of Chinese martial arts, Ryo.</p><p> This anime is based on the manga with the same title; it begins as a comical parody of Tarzan. The first several episodes are comedies, but the rest of the series consists of (rather) serious episodes.</p><p> (Source: AnimeNfo)</p>
finished airing
• 7.24/10
#action #comedy #parody
ova Fantasia
Fantasia
<p>Akihiro is a teenaged boy with fantasies. He's about to have date with his girlfriend Miyuki when he finds a strange carpet on his way home. Home, a pretty and over-energetic girl named Malon appears from the carpet. She tells Akihiro about the world of Phantasia and wants to live with Akihiro. But even if Akihiro loves pretty girls, he becomes angry with Malon's magical powers and drives her away. The maniac wizard, Roll, who wants to kill Malon, doesn't help at all.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 5.54/10
#comedy #drama #fantasy #romance #magic
ova Chouon Senshi Borgman 2: Shin Seiki 2058
Chouon Senshi Borgman 2: Shin Seiki 2058
<p>In 2058, the menace of the Youma (demons) returns under the evil leadership of the Master. A new generation of Borgman, under the leadership of Chuck Sweager, is mankind's only hope of stopping the plague of evil before it consumes all of Megalocity. But Ken, an unwilling recruit to the Borgman, may have more in common with the enemy than with humankind...</p><p> (Source: Orphan Fansubs)</p>
finished airing
• 5.9/10
#action #shounen #demons #sci-fi
tv Muka Muka Paradise
Muka Muka Paradise
<p>Uiba Shikatani, the daughter of a pet shop owner is heartbroken after some reptile eggs fail to hatch. In his attempts to cheer her up, her father brings home a large, striped egg, which he hopes will successfully hatch (unexpectedly into a green dinosaur whom they call 'Muka-Muka', which are the only words which the baby reptile can speak). </p><p> Muka-Muka soon becomes the talk of the town and comes into the interest of the town's professor and his wacky inventions, including a time machine which successfully teleports the Shikatani's among other families and their homes to pre-historic times where they encounter several other dinosaurs and enchanted beings on their adventures. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.92/10
#adventure #comedy
ova Time Bokan Oudou Fukko
Time Bokan Oudou Fukko
<p>A laugh-out-loud hilarious adventure from the studio behind Battle of the Planets and Speed Racer!</p><p> Who has what it takes to be the baddest of the bad? It's evil versus evil as teams of bad guys compete to be the meanest villains ever! Watch and laugh as the Dorombo Gang and their Kitchen Robot take on the worst of the worst in a wacky race to be the greatest villains in anime history! The only force that stands in their way are the superheroes of anime. Will the Gatchaman ninja arrive in time to save the day?</p><p> (Source: AniDB)</p>
finished airing
• 6.23/10
#action #comedy #mecha #parody #sci-fi
tv Tanoshii Willow Town
Tanoshii Willow Town
<p>Kenneth Grahame's enchanting novel The Wind in the Willows (1908) is the basis for a series about the happy little world of the animals who live along the riverbank. Toad's boastful nature and the evil ferrets and weasels who live in the Wild Wood threaten everyone's quiet lives until the brave Ratty, Mole, Badger, and Toad band together to ensure that they can all live happily ever after.</p><p> (Source: The Anime Encyclopedia)</p>
finished airing
• 6.31/10
#fantasy #kids
ova Ushio to Tora: Comically Deformed Theater
Ushio to Tora: Comically Deformed Theater
<p>Ushio encounters a strange purple monster that seems to be helpful, Tora deals with a kitten, and finally there is a mass chase, reprising all of the monsters from the OVA series.</p>
finished airing
• 6.27/10
#action #comedy #horror
ova Konpeki no Kantai
Konpeki no Kantai
<p>Konpeki no Kantai is a Japanese alternate-history original video animation series produced by JC Staff. Based on a 1992 novel by Yoshio Aramaki, the series focuses on a technologically advanced Imperial Japanese Navy and a radically different Pacific War that was brought about by Admiral Isoroku Yamamoto's revival in the past due to unexplained circumstances. The series also features real-life 1940s figures whose first names were changed, such as Winston Churchill to Kingston Churchill and Adolf Hitler to Heinrich von Hitler.</p><p> (Source: Wikipedia)</p>
finished airing
• 6.42/10
#action #drama #historical #military
ova Fortune Quest: Yo ni mo Shiawase na Boukensha-tachi
Fortune Quest: Yo ni mo Shiawase na Boukensha-tachi
<p>Fortune Quest is the tale of a bunch of adventurers. Imagine your classic D&D party—Fighter, Thief, Bard, Mage, Healer ...and Porter? Okay, don't know where the Porter comes from, but Pastel and her group of adventurers are broke and need a job. They can't afford to buy any of the adventure modules from the module seller, so they have to take part-time jobs to pay off their debts. And an innocent job to fetch holy water leads to world-threatening danger ...and a white dragon.</p><p> (Source: AnimeNfo.com)</p>
finished airing
• 6.28/10
#adventure #comedy #fantasy #magic
ova Mashin Eiyuuden Wataru: Owarinaki Toki no Monogatari
Mashin Eiyuuden Wataru: Owarinaki Toki no Monogatari
<p>The story is about a 9-year-old boy named Wataru Ikusabe who is magically transported to a magical realm of the gods called Sokaizan which he is supposed to save. He also befriends many of the Soukaizan natives, and forms some very strong friendship bonds. </p><p> (Source: Wikipedia) </p>
finished airing
• 6.54/10
#fantasy
movie Bonobono (Movie)
Bonobono (Movie)
<p>The first theatrical Bonobono movie.</p>
finished airing
• 6.58/10
#comedy
movie Oishinbo: Nichibei Kome Sensou
Oishinbo: Nichibei Kome Sensou
<p>The Oishinbo gang takes time off from the normal culinary wars to get involved with a political dispute about American rice imports. The economic conflict between a pushy US Senator from California and a nationalistic Japanese politician is further complicated by concerns about the cumulative effect of pesticide use in both American and Japanese agriculture.</p>
finished airing
• 6.09/10
#comedy #seinen #slice of life
ova Emblem Take 2
Emblem Take 2
<p>Shinjuku, 1983. A member of the Kaeda Yakuza gang, Akutsu Jouji, has lost in a brawl with a university cheering squad, and begs for forgiveness through bitter tears. Since then, nothing has gone well in Jouji's life, until 10 years later in 1993, his friend was ordered to kill him, and as he ran away he killed himself, ending his miserable life.</p><p>But when Jouji opened his eyes, he was in Shinjuku in 1983, at the fight with the university students that caused things to go wrong. Now with ten more years of memories and experience, Jouji repels the university students with spirit and wisdom. Now he swears to wear a gold emblem around town, and begins his life anew.</p><p>(Source: Hokuto no Gun)</p>
finished airing
• 6.71/10
#action #drama #seinen
movie Tsuyoshi Shikkari Shinasai: Tsuyoshi no Time Machine de Shikkari Shinasai
Tsuyoshi Shikkari Shinasai: Tsuyoshi no Time Machine de Shikkari Shinasai
<p>Tsuyoshi Shikkari Shinasai movie.</p>
finished airing
• 6.15/10
#comedy #drama #romance #school #shounen #slice of life
ova The Hakkenden: Shin Shou
The Hakkenden: Shin Shou
<p>Second part of The Hakkenden.</p>
finished airing
• 6.63/10
#action #adventure #demons #historical #shounen #martial arts
ova Hello Kitty no Fushigi no Kuni no Alice
Hello Kitty no Fushigi no Kuni no Alice
<p>Adaption of Lewis Caroll's Alice in Wonderland with the famous cat as the heroine.</p>
finished airing
• 6.1/10
#fantasy #kids
movie Aoi Kioku: Manmou Kaitaku to Shounen-tachi
Aoi Kioku: Manmou Kaitaku to Shounen-tachi
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finished airing
• 6.03/10
#drama #historical #military
ova Kiki to Lala no Hakuchouza no Ohime-sama
Kiki to Lala no Hakuchouza no Ohime-sama
<p>In this episode, Kiki and Lala are learning about stars and constellations, and even meeting the Queen of Stars herself.</p>
finished airing
• 5.59/10
#kids
ova Kiki to Lala no Hoshi no Dance Shoes
Kiki to Lala no Hoshi no Dance Shoes
<p>It's dancing time for Kiki and Lala.</p>
finished airing
• 5.27/10
#kids #music
ova Shibai Taroka
Shibai Taroka
<p>There is a new student at Oobu High School. His name is Yakuda Daigo. With his buff body and a tough looking face that can make every one run, soon rumors spread about him. Some says he's a gang leader, others say he is involved with Yakuza business, still more say he rapes, steals and likes beating people.</p><p>There are only a handful of people who know who Yakuda really is, including Manami-a. She is a girl Yakuda fell in love with. Yakuda loves to cook and he likes cute things. He also enjoys gardening, crafting and adores pets. He is a very caring person. He always carries around a cute sewing kit and a cute first-aid kit around.</p><p>However, with many unfortunate events, he often gets involved with a gang fight or a criminal, along with other coincidental things that happens around him. People always assume the worse for him.</p><p>Will everyone find out who he really is?</p>
finished airing
• 5.79/10
#action #comedy #romance #school #shounen
ova Hello Kitty no Yume Dorobou
Hello Kitty no Yume Dorobou
<p>A mysterious black creature is stealing dreams and causing Mimmy and Kitty to be sleep deprived. It's up to Kitty to catch the thief.</p>
finished airing
• 5.66/10
#fantasy #kids
ova Ahiru no Pekkle no Sindbad no Bouken
Ahiru no Pekkle no Sindbad no Bouken
<p>Pekkle re-creates the Adventures of Sinbad.</p>
finished airing
• 5.88/10
#adventure #fantasy #kids
ova Kero Kero Keroppi no Kero Kero House no Himitsu
Kero Kero Keroppi no Kero Kero House no Himitsu
<p>On a rainy day Keroppi and friends find their elders' old secret club house. But the house ends up being more magical than they thought.</p>
finished airing
• 6.42/10
#fantasy #kids
ova Pochacco no Wakuwaku Birthday
Pochacco no Wakuwaku Birthday
<p>It's the day before Pochacco's birthday and he's skateboarding around looking for his friends. He hopes to have a grand party with them the next day, but they all seem busy!</p>
finished airing
• 6.16/10
#fantasy #kids
ova Pochacco no Ninjin Hata wa Oosawagi
Pochacco no Ninjin Hata wa Oosawagi
<p>Pochacco and friends open up a carrot land together. One day, they find that all carrots are stolen by someone. Because of this event, they start to suspect each other. Who is the thief?</p>
finished airing
• 6.46/10
#fantasy #kids
special Dragon Ball Z: Zenbu Misemasu Toshi Wasure Dragon Ball Z!
Dragon Ball Z: Zenbu Misemasu Toshi Wasure Dragon Ball Z!
<p>In this film, which is believed to take place some time around the 25th World Martial Arts Tournament, Gohan and Goten are having a hot bath outside in the middle of winter. Goku (who is still dead) suddenly appears in front of his sons with the help of his Instant Transmission, and joins them in the tub. While there, the three Saiyans reflect back on the events that occurred during the Cell Games. Inside the house after Chi-Chi appeared, Goku tells his sons about Pikkon and the Other World Tournament.</p><p>Later, the four members of the Son family appear dressed nicely. Gohan says that the adult division of the Tournament will begin this next year (in 1994), and the special comes to an end.</p><p>(Source: Dragon Ball Wikia)</p>
finished airing
• 6.76/10
#action #adventure #comedy #shounen #slice of life #fantasy #martial arts
ova Ookami to Nanahiki no Ko Yagi
Ookami to Nanahiki no Ko Yagi
<p>Yasuji Mori's posthumous work released on the 4th volume of the "Anime Art Video Collection" by Nippon Columbia. It follows the original Brothers Grimm fable of The Wolf and the Seven Young Goats.</p>
finished airing
• 6.64/10
#fantasy #kids
ova Yokohama Bakkure-tai
Yokohama Bakkure-tai
<p>It's all gags and fighting as gangster Tsunematsu Narita (the "biggest idiot in Yokohama") causes havoc in the neighborhood with his two henchmen.</p><p>Based on the Shonen Champion manga by Tetsu Kusumoto.</p><p>(Source: The Anime Encyclopedia)</p>
finished airing
• 6/10
#action #comedy #romance #shounen