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tv Berserk
Berserk

A brave young warrior named Guts fights for his fortune as a mercenary on the front lines. A fated encounter unites Guts with the charismatic and deadly young man named Griffith. Leading the rogue soldiers known as the Band of the Hawk, Griffith wields his formidable force like no other. Driven by a quest for status, the Hawks exert military and social prowess the likes of which have never been seen before. The armies of Midland will quake with fear as Griffith and Guts set off on a path that will bring the world to its knees.

(Source: Season One Complete DVD Collection Back Cover)

finished airing
• 8.47/10
#action #adventure #drama #fantasy #horror #romance #military #seinen #demons
movie Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan - Ishinshishi e no Chinkonka
Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan - Ishinshishi e no Chinkonka
<p>The war against the Tokugawa Shogunate ended years ago. But there are some who are not happy with the outcome. Shigure Takimi watched his friends and family get slashed down in the name of freedom and prosperity. Now he and a band of desperate rebels have sworn to settle one final score. Only one man stands in their way: Kenshin Himura. But when Shigure discovers Kenshin's true identity as the Hitokiri Battousai, his fight becomes a personal vendetta.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.62/10
#drama #historical #shounen
tv Pokemon
Pokemon
Pokemon are peculiar creatures with a vast array of different abilities and appearances; many people, known as Pokemon trainers, capture and train them, often with the intent of battling others. Young Satoshi has not only dreamed of becoming a Pokemon trainer but also a "Pokemon Master," and on the arrival of his 10th birthday, he finally has a chance to make that dream a reality. Unfortunately for him, all three Pokemon available to beginning trainers have already been claimed and only Pikachu, a rebellious Electric type Pokemon, remains. However, this chance encounter would mark the start of a lifelong friendship and an epic adventure!

Setting off on a journey to become the very best, Satoshi and Pikachu travel across beautiful, sprawling regions with their friends Kasumi, a Water type trainer, and Takeshi, a Rock type trainer. But danger lurks around every corner. The infamous Team Rocket is always nearby, seeking to steal powerful Pokemon through nefarious schemes. It'll be up to Satoshi and his friends to thwart their efforts as he also strives to earn the eight Pokemon Gym Badges he'll need to challenge the Pokemon League, and eventually claim the title of Pokemon Master.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]
finished airing
• 7.42/10
#adventure #comedy #action #fantasy #kids
ova Elf-ban Kakyuusei: Anata dake wo Mitsumete...
Elf-ban Kakyuusei: Anata dake wo Mitsumete...
<p>High school students Mizuho Yuuki and Miko Kamiyama are best friends. Miko likes fellow classmate Tohru Nagase. Mizuho is determined not to get in the way of their budding relationship. But underclassmate Ai Minamizato also likes Tohru. Tohru must decide which girl he likes the most. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.34/10
#drama #romance #school #harem
tv Kyuuketsuhime Miyu (TV)
Kyuuketsuhime Miyu (TV)
<p>Evil Shinma (shape-shifting monsters and vampires) roam the Earth on a mission to unleash their darkness upon the Human race. Miyu Royal Princess from the dark is the Chosen One—the one being who must banish the Evil Shinma from the Earth. She has the power to offer Humans the gift of eternal happiness, yet is herself, trapped between two worlds; destined for perpetual solitude and internal conflict. </p><p> Miyu's only companion is Larva, once an evil Shimna; now her devoted guardian. Together they share a dark journey through the weakness of the human heart and the tragic loss of innocence. Cut off from humanity by the knowledge of what she is, Miyu lives an endless quest as both the hunter and the hunted, on the edge of darkness. </p><p> (Source: AniDB) </p>
finished airing
• 7.2/10
#action #drama #horror #vampire #demons
ova Baby&acirc;˜†Love
Baby&acirc;˜†Love
<p>Seara loved Shuhei ever since she was a little girl. Although, Shuhei was three years older and much bigger than her. He told her to come back when she was older and more grown-up. A few years later, Seara grew to look like a high school student and managed to riggle her way into Shuhei's home. She will now attempt to win his heart, although there might be some obstacles in her path. </p>
finished airing
• 6.36/10
#comedy #romance
ova Yakumo Tatsu
Yakumo Tatsu
<p>Fuzuchi Kuraki is a quiet young high school student blessed with immense psychic powers and an ancient sword. He is searching for other magical artifacts with the help of Nanachi Takeo, a college student with latent powers of his own. They delve deep into the dark magic of Izumo, only to discover the secrets buried within the birthplace of all Japanese mythology. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.19/10
#adventure #historical #horror #shoujo
tv Elf wo Karu Mono-tachi II
Elf wo Karu Mono-tachi II
<p>After Junpei botched the second attempt to transport back to Japan, the four embark their journey once again to collect runes imprinted on skin of Elven females by stripping them. Celsia is cursed into the form of another animal this time.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.11/10
#adventure #comedy #fantasy
ova Sakura Taisen: Ouka Kenran
Sakura Taisen: Ouka Kenran
<p>The year is around the 1920's and the darkness of the demons have arrived. Now, only the people with large amounts of spirit energy can save the Earth. The Flower Division is now going to be sent out destroy the demons for they're our only hope for survival with their new steam-powered machines and unique fighting techniques. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.67/10
#adventure #mecha #shounen #sci-fi
tv Battle Athletess Daiundoukai (TV)
Battle Athletess Daiundoukai (TV)
<p>Akari Kanzaki has just joined an all-girls academy in hopes of entering the University Satellite, an elite sports training facility. She wants to win the title of Cosmo Beauty - a title held years ago by her mother. It's not an easy task for her as fear, doubt and peer pressure get in her way, but friends, rivals and fans slowly encourage her to overcome her obstacles and become the best of the Battle Athletes. </p><p> (Source: ANN) </p>
finished airing
• 6.99/10
#action #adventure #comedy #drama #school #shounen #sports #sci-fi
ova Saber Marionette J Again
Saber Marionette J Again
<p>Lime, Cherry, and Bloodberry, female-like androids called marionettes, have returned to Otaru`s side. The somewhat reformed marionettes of Faust (Tiger, Luchs, and Panther) are sent to stay with Otaru and friends to learn more about being human. Enter a seventh marionette named Marine, who has a mysterious power -- and they all possess the special maiden circuit that allows a marionette to feel emotions!</p><p> (Source: AniDB)</p>
finished airing
• 7.3/10
#action #comedy #mecha #romance #sci-fi #harem
ova Macross Dynamite 7
Macross Dynamite 7
<p> Less than a year after the events that transpired in the Macross 7 TV series, Basara leaves Fire Bomber and travels to the planet Zola. There, he meets a girl named Elma, who is a big fan of Fire Bomber. It is also on this planet where he must once again use his Spiritia powers; this time, to stop an army of poachers and Elma's father Graham from killing a group of space whales travelling within the planetary system.</p>
finished airing
• 6.92/10
#adventure #comedy #mecha #shounen #sci-fi
tv Master Mosquiton 99
Master Mosquiton 99
<p>Catholic schoolgirl Inaho discovers that a vampire, Mosquiton, is feeding off of her classmates. So she stakes him, but he is revived after her blood comes in contact with the his remains. Mosquiton becomes her slave and also a history teacher. Together, along with Yuuki and Honou, the unlikely duo have many escapades and adventures. One of Inaho's main goals is to find the mythical O-Part to make some money!</p><p> (Source: AnimeNfo)</p>
finished airing
• 6.66/10
#action #adventure #comedy #vampire
ova Photon
Photon
<p>Photon Earth is a young and gentle boy with superhuman strength and "Baka" (meaning "idiot" in Japanese) scribbled on his forehead (apparently by his troublemaking friend Aun Freya). One day, he finds himself engaged to the beautiful fugitive pilot Keyne Acqua after writing "baka" on her forehead. And that's the least of his worries as he must protect both Aun and Keyne from the evil Papacharino, who seeks to steal the secrets of "Aho" (another word for idiot) energy from Keyne's grandfather's ship.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.14/10
#action #adventure #comedy #drama #ecchi #mecha #romance #shounen #sci-fi
movie Onkyo Seimeitai Noiseman
Onkyo Seimeitai Noiseman
<p>The film is set in the distant future in a city called Cahmpon. A scientist creates a synthetic life-form called Noiseman, which erases music from the airwaves by turning it into crystals. A group of Biker street kids rebels against this tyranny. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.6/10
#action #fantasy #sci-fi
tv Virus: Virus Buster Serge
Virus: Virus Buster Serge
<p>Neo Hong Kong, 2097: The world has changed. Advances in genetic engineering and cybernetics have created an environment full of artificially enhanced humans and intelligent super-computers that operate using biological software. But the same technology that has allowed man and machine to merge has made both susceptible to a new kind of threat—digital viruses capable of controlling their hosts.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 5.53/10
#action #adventure #mecha #police #sci-fi
ova Detatoko Princess
Detatoko Princess
<p>Lapis is the princess of Sorcerland. She's beautiful, powerful and has a sparkling personality; it`s too bad that she's not that bright. She'll go to any length to protect the most innocent of creatures even if it means destroying the kingdom to do so. And lets not forget her obsession with pudding!</p><p> Detatoko Princess is a laugh-out-loud lampoon of all the fantasy stereotypes you've come to love with a generous heaping scoop of slapstick!</p><p> (Source: AniDB)</p>
finished airing
• 6.1/10
#comedy #fantasy
tv Ganbare Goemon
Ganbare Goemon
<p>The evil overlord Makuamuge is planning to take over both the game and real worlds, and it is up to the ninja Goemon, his friends, girlfriend, and giant robot to defeat Makuamuge's henchmen and save both worlds.</p>
finished airing
• 6.18/10
#comedy #shounen
movie Chikyuu ga Ugoita Hi
Chikyuu ga Ugoita Hi
<p>January 16, 1995. Tsuyoshi Takahashi, a young student at Shiokaze elementary, is driven solely to get excellent grades. Because of this he often ignores those around him in his pursuit of perfection. Miho, a young girl in his class that wishes he would appreciate the people around him. Kazu a sickly and bed ridden classmate that lives near him. January 17, the 1995 Kobe / Hyogoken-Nanbu Earthquake strikes killing more than 6000 people and leaving 300 000 more homeless. Measuring 6.9 on the Richter Scale, it was the largest Earthquake to hit Japan since the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923. In the aftermath of the quake, Tsuyoshi's finds his priorities changing. Dealing with the death of one friend while helping another to cope with a very personal loss, Tsuyoshi is forced to mature into someone who can no longer ignore the suffering around him. </p><p> (Souce: AniDB) </p>
finished airing
• 6.5/10
#drama
tv Fortune Quest L
Fortune Quest L
<p>Our story is set in another world, parallel to ours. We meet Pastel, an orphan girl, 18 years old, who lives with a group of adventurers in a small house. Pastel works as a writer and also a "mapper", charting towns, the countryside, rivers and mountains with sketches and illustrations. </p><p> She is highly respected by her friends as her intelligence and honesty are extraordinary. Living in the house with Pastel, we meet Clay, a young swordsman; Trapp, the son of a bandit chieftain; Kitton, literally a working dictionary and a descendant of the Family Kittons; Knoll, a big guy a with tender heart; Whitey, a baby dragon; and Rumy, an infant sorcerer of the tribe "Elf." Together this odd group become involved in many mysterious adventures from treasure hunting, to searching for a missing person, to challenging a riddle, to many more unexpected quests.</p><p> (Source: Enoki Films USA)</p>
finished airing
• 6.57/10
#adventure #comedy #fantasy #magic
tv Dr. Slump
Dr. Slump
<p>Professor Senbe Norimaki, aka Doctor Slump, is a bumbling inventor living with his wife and his out-of-control robot daughter, Arale. The trio frequently get involved in surreal adventures with the other inhabitants of their strange land, which include sentient trees and mountains, a not-so-super superman, and alien invaders that just want to go home.</p><p> (Source: IMDb)</p>
finished airing
• 7.07/10
#comedy #shounen #sci-fi #slice of life
tv Chou Mashin Eiyuuden Wataru
Chou Mashin Eiyuuden Wataru
<p>After the battle with Doakuder at Soukaizan (the "other" world where the rainbow has disappeared because of the devils), a demon world Devil came to Genseikai (human world) and stole Wataru's conscience. Because of that, Wataru's heart of justice and his memories of being Kyuuseishu (world savior) vanished. After Shibaraku and Himiko brought him back to Shinbukai (the "other" world, where Soukaizan is located), Wataru regained his memories, however his conscience was still missing. To get it back, Kyuuseishu Wataru must return to fight the devils, rescuing all of Soukaizan from catastrophe!</p><p> Chou Mashin Eiyuuden Wataru is the 3rd work of the Mashin Eiyuuden Wataru TV series by SUNRISE, and is considered as a "remake" series of the previous Wataru series. It started airing from October 2, 1997, and ended on September 24, 1998, every Thursday from 6:00 to 6:30pm, with a total of 51 episodes.</p><p> (Source: AniDB)</p>
finished airing
• 7.09/10
#action #adventure #comedy #mecha
tv Sakura Momoko Gekijou: Coji-Coji
Sakura Momoko Gekijou: Coji-Coji
<p>The only thing that concerns Coji Coji is enjoying life and the wonders of nature. Coji Coji’s friends, on the other hand, are a varied bunch of colorful characters whose many idiosyncrasies have a tendency to create turmoil among one another. Coji Coji’s carefree ways and tendency to shirk responsibility are sometimes a source of frustration, but his childlike wisdom has a way of resolving all of their differences.</p><p> (Source: AniDB)</p>
finished airing
• 6.6/10
#comedy #fantasy
tv Yume no Crayon Oukoku
Yume no Crayon Oukoku
<p>The civilians of the Crayon Kingdom have always view their Princess Silver as a twelve-year old girl with a beautiful smile. However, unknown to them, the princess has 12 bad habits. This has created much distress to the Chameleon Prime Minister and the Crayon ministers for it would be embarassing if this gets out. One day, a party was held to celebrate Princess Silver's twelvth birthday. The princess was trying to seek her Prince Charming that she forgot to take notice of her bad habits. One of the boys at the party was so angry that he changed Silver's parents, the King and Queen, into stone. In order to break the curse and save her parents, Silver decided to set on a journey to locate the boy. Together with her companions, Silver begins her adventure.</p>
finished airing
• 7.06/10
#adventure #comedy #fantasy #shoujo
special Rurouni Kenshin: Special Techniques
Rurouni Kenshin: Special Techniques
<p>Similiar to the "Himura Kenshin's Greatest Hits" from the first special, this episode goes through every technique of the Hiten Mitsurugi Ryuu and explains how it works.</p>
finished airing
• 7.34/10
#action #comedy
tv Next Senki Ehrgeiz
Next Senki Ehrgeiz
<p>Earth started space colonization by creating the Next Colonies. Next later rebelled, and created the Next Government. The rebellion became a war, and the multi-purpose Metal Vehicles, MVs for short, were changed for battle purposes. Meanwhile, Terra, an Earth Rebellion force, started creating more trouble for Earth. Now, a mysterious MV-like being, S.A.C ("S" for short), is loose, and Next wants it so that they can win the war. Terra's psychic leader, Hal, has been sensing "S", and wants to know more about the power it has. The future of these three groups will be up to a bunch of outlaws who live on the abandoned Next 7 colony, though no one knows that yet...</p>
finished airing
• 5.61/10
#action #mecha #sci-fi
tv Chou Tokkyuu Hikarian
Chou Tokkyuu Hikarian
<p>Chou Tokkyuu Hikarian is about a series of bullet trains that are turned into robots. The robots, along with two humans named Tetsuyuki Shinbashi and Minayo Kanda, have to stop an alien invasion.</p><p> (Source: Wikipedia)</p>
finished airing
• 6.49/10
#action #adventure #kids
ova Yuusha Shirei Dagwon: Suishou no Hitomi no Shounen
Yuusha Shirei Dagwon: Suishou no Hitomi no Shounen
<p>A Continuation of the original Dagwon Series. Peace is restored and the original cast return to their normal life. The sudden appearance of a new mysterious boy that appeared and was chase by no other than their own ally from the past demanding the Dagwon crew to turn the boy in. The dead from the past also make an appearance in this OVA. So the new adventure and excitement begin a new.</p>
finished airing
• 6.26/10
#mecha
ova Kigyou Senshi Yamazaki: Long Distance Call
Kigyou Senshi Yamazaki: Long Distance Call
<p>A 42-year-old salaryman is made to serve his company beyond the grave when his brain is installed in a super-powered android body in order to carry out corporate espionage.</p><p> (Source: Anime Encyclopedia)</p>
finished airing
• 5.92/10
#comedy #drama #mecha #sci-fi #seinen
tv Anime TV de Hakken! Tamagotchi
Anime TV de Hakken! Tamagotchi
<p>No synopsis has been added for this series yet.</p><p> to update this information.</p>
finished airing
• 6.29/10
#comedy #fantasy #kids
tv Shinkai Densetsu Meremanoid
Shinkai Densetsu Meremanoid
<p>No synopsis information has been added to this title. Help improve our database by adding synopsis</p><p>.</p>
finished airing
• 5.95/10
#adventure #fantasy
special Last Orders
Last Orders
<p>The 60-second film features six fierce samurai who rush through a post-futuristic megalopolis using the most unpredictable means of transport (including a kite!) as to make it on time for the last order at their favorite pub.</p><p>(Source: Production I.G)</p>
finished airing
• 5.72/10
#action #sci-fi
movie Gondora
Gondora
<p>A short anime about a guy living in his own world.</p>
finished airing
• 4.04/10
#dementia
special Beanuts
Beanuts
<p>Slapstick 3DCG anime about two alien peanut brothers who are wanted criminals.</p>
finished airing
• 5.13/10
#comedy #kids
ova Hello Kitty to Miyou: Aesop Monogatari
Hello Kitty to Miyou: Aesop Monogatari
<p>Hello Kitty themed Aesop's Fables.</p>
finished airing
• 4.95/10
#fantasy #kids
tv Spoon-hime no Swing Kitchen
Spoon-hime no Swing Kitchen
<p>An NHK toddler's anime following a Spoon Princess and other kitchen themed characters.</p>
finished airing
• 7.88/10
#adventure #kids