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movie Tonari no Totoro
Tonari no Totoro

Follow the adventures of Satsuki and her four-year-old sister Mei when they move into a new home in the countryside. To their delight they discover that their new neighbor is a mysterious forest spirit called Totoro who can be seen only through the eyes of a child. Totoro introduces them to extraordinary characters, including a cat that doubles as a bus, and takes them on a journey through the wonders of nature.

(Source: Disney)

finished airing
• 8.43/10
#adventure #comedy
movie Hotaru no Haka
Hotaru no Haka
As World War II reaches its conclusion in 1945, Japan faces widespread destruction in the form of American bombings, devastating city after city. Hotaru no Haka, also known as Grave of the Fireflies, is the story of Seita and his sister Setsuko, two Japanese children whose lives are ravaged by the brutal war. They have lost their mother, their home, and the prospect of a bright future—all tragic consequences of a single air raid.

Now orphaned and homeless, Seita and Setsuko have no choice but to drift across the countryside, beset by starvation and disease. Met with the apathy of adults along the way, they find that desperate circumstances can turn even the kindest of people cruel yet their youthful hope shines brightly in the face of unrelenting hardship, preventing the siblings from swiftly succumbing to an inevitable fate.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]
finished airing
• 8.54/10
#drama #historical
ova Appleseed
Appleseed
<p>After World War 3 the General Management Control Office construct an experimental city known as Olympus inhabited by humans, cyborgs and bioriods. Bioriods are a genetically engineered being created to serve mankind. They run all administration of Olympus. Olympus was meant to be a utopian society. But for some it is less of a utopia and more of a cage. Calon Mautholos, an Olympus city police officer, is one of these people. Calon secretly conspires with a terrorist, A. J. Sebastian, to destroy Gaia, a super computer that runs Olympus. Out to stop them are Olympus city police SWAT team members Deunan Knute and Briareos Hecatonchires. Deunan and Briareos are determined to stop the terrorist plot by any means necessary. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.71/10
#action #adventure #mecha #police #sci-fi
ova Dominion
Dominion

Leona Ozaki joins Newport City's infamous Tank Police division. With aid of Al and her newly built mini-tank, Bonaparte, she wages war on Buaku and his cohorts, the Puma Sisters.

(Source: ANN)

finished airing
• 7.01/10
#comedy #mecha #police #sci-fi
ova Mobile Police Patlabor: Early Days
Mobile Police Patlabor: Early Days
<p>In the future, rapidly advancing technology gives birth to giant robots known as "Labors," so named for their usefulness in heavy industry. However, this also gives rise to "Labor crimes," resulting the the need for a new branch of law enforcement equiped with and dedicated to the policing of Labors. When Izumi Noa, a female police officer, becomes the newest recruit of Special Vechicals Devision 2, she and her top of the line "Patrol Labor" (or "Patlabor") Alphonse are swept into a series of adventures featuring crazed construction workers, eco-terrorists, and sea monsters. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.34/10
#comedy #mecha #police #sci-fi
ova Project A-ko 3: Cinderella Rhapsody
Project A-ko 3: Cinderella Rhapsody
<p>In the middle of another break from school, A-Ko dreams of finding the perfect boyfriend. Because of this, she and C-Ko get into an argument that leads to C-Ko running away and nearly getting hit by a motorcyclist named Kei. While working part-time at a fast-food restaurant to raise money for a party dress, A-Ko meets Kei and immediately falls in love with him. B-Ko happens to like him as well; however, both A-Ko and B-Ko are unaware that C-Ko is the apple of Kei's eyes. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.54/10
#action #comedy #mecha #shounen #sci-fi
ova Tokyo Vice
Tokyo Vice
<p>One night at a rock concert, a mysterious man dies while leaving a floppy disc with a member of the Rutz Detective Agency. Soon they realize the disk contains information about a deadly new weapon under development. The heroes become involved in a game of political subterfuge and military espionage, hot on the trail of the killer!</p>
finished airing
• 5.49/10
#action #mystery #mecha #sci-fi
tv Hello! Lady Lynn
Hello! Lady Lynn
<p>This is the second series of Lady Lady. Every year at Lynn's school, an honorable “Lady Quest” is given to the most sophisticated lady. Lynn strives to receive this honor.</p><p> (Source: Toei Animation)</p>
finished airing
• 7.75/10
#drama
special Dragon Ball Specials
Dragon Ball Specials
<p>Specials included with the original series.</p><p> (Goku's Traffic Safety)</p><p> Goku is heading to West City to attend Bulma's birthday party, and on the way he ends up learning the rules for getting through traffic. The movie was for children to watch so it would teach them how to get across a pedestrian crossing.</p><p> (Goku's Fire Brigade)</p><p> An episode for kids where Goku and the others work for the Fire brigade and explain how avoid problems with fire.</p>
finished airing
• 6.88/10
#action #adventure #shounen
special Akai Koudan Zillion: Utahime Yakyoku
Akai Koudan Zillion: Utahime Yakyoku
<p>In the peaceful aftermath of the Nozsa wars, the charismatic heroes known as "The White Knights" have changed career paths to becoming music making rockstars. J.J., Dave, Champ and Apple have formed a rock band called, "The White Nuts". Their music career would soon be interrupted by a new threat of colonial settlers. Apple is kidnapped by the sadistic ODAMA Clan - a family of ruthless killers. Located in a heavily-fortified mountain retreat, J.J. and company attempt a rescue mission with their laser weapon Zillion. But the former Knights only have a limited supply of Zillium for the Zillion guns. A mysterious stranger named Rick turns out to be an old lover of Apple.</p><p> (Source: Wikipedia)</p>
finished airing
• 6.01/10
#adventure #shounen #sci-fi
ova Rokushin Gattai GodMars: Juunanasai no Densetsu
Rokushin Gattai GodMars: Juunanasai no Densetsu
<p>Marg was deprived his little brother, Mars, by Zure, and lost his parents. Therefore, he was living alone on the planet, Gishin. He became a member of guerrilla to riot against the dictator Zure, and he fell in love with Ruru, the daughter of the leader, Ura. However, the organization was destroyed. He was trapped by Zure, and he was brainwashed to become a soldier. Then, his long cherished wish that he would meet his brother again was realized… as a duel with him.</p><p> (Source: AnimeNfo)</p>
finished airing
• 6.03/10
#action #mecha #sci-fi
tv Chouon Senshi Borgman
Chouon Senshi Borgman
<p>Sonic Soldier Borgman is a science fiction that comebines super sentai with non-gattai. It features a sentai-like three members team that fight an organization known as Youma. Features 3 characters with 3 basic ranger colors: Pink, Blue and Green.Featuring three main characters : Chuck,Ryo and Anise, Ryo is the leader, Chuck and Anise are teachers at a public school.Sometimes,the students help or make troubles to the Borgman somehow, some even know the Borgman secret identities. Ryo has a talking "modern" blue motorcycle that can upgrade itself. The transformation code is "Borg. Get On". Each member has a personal cannon that matches his/her armor color that appears only to finish the monster they fight.</p>
finished airing
• 6.5/10
#action #shounen #demons #sci-fi
ova Kujakuou
Kujakuou
<p>A young mystic without a past, Kujaku was born under a dark omen possessed of incredible supernatural powers. Raised by priests, he has learned to use these powers for good. But the evil Siegfried von Mittgard seeks to steal his birthright, and rule the world as the Regent of Darkness. He has dispatched bloodthirsty minions to destroy Kujaku before he can awaken to his destiny. Now, Kujaku must unravel the riddle of his past, before the power within consumes him!</p><p> (Source: AniDB)</p>
finished airing
• 6.06/10
#action #horror #demons
tv Topo Gigio
Topo Gigio
<p>Created by Maria Perego, Topo Gigio has been a beloved character for more than two decades. This animated TV series features numerous exciting stories and introduces many friends.</p><p> Topo Gigio is the first mouse astronaut to travel the Milky Way. Can a mouse become an astronaut? Well, Topo Gigio has come from a year 2,388,400 years ahead in the future. He is friendly and can talk with humans. He makes friends with his neighbors including a girl, her pet mouse, cats, and other mice.</p><p> (Source: AnimeNfo)</p>
finished airing
• 6.31/10
#adventure #comedy #kids
special Hurricane Live! 2032
Hurricane Live! 2032
<p>Elements of the Bubblegum Crisis series in an MTV-styled rock video. Clips from the series are combined with the music of Kinuko Omori and the Knight Sabers.</p><p> (Source: Facets Multimedia)</p>
finished airing
• 6.81/10
#music
ova Mahjong Hishouden: Naki no Ryuu
Mahjong Hishouden: Naki no Ryuu
<p>The protagonist, Ryuu or Crying Dragon, is a mysterious man who often plays games with the gang members. He only wins by "ron," a move in which one needs to wait for the opponent's tile to complete the win.</p><p> *"Ron" is also called "naki" in mahjong, which has the same pronunciation as "crying" in Japanese.</p>
finished airing
• 6.15/10
#drama
ova Antique Heart
Antique Heart
<p>There's an old decrepit building at the edge of the school grounds that hasn't been used for years, and it falls apart a little bit more each day. But the little house holds a secret, as Takahiro and his friends are soon to find out...they wind up making contact with a mysterious entity known as Saki. Can Takahiro save Saki's world from destruction.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 5.6/10
#mystery #school #magic
tv F
F
<p>Akagi Gunma is a young, impetuous and rash teenager who decides to move to the big city to fulfill his dream of racing a Formula One car. The story follows how this simple farmer boy from the country moves on to the city in pursuit of his dreams.</p><p> (Source: ANN, edited)</p>
finished airing
• 6.92/10
#shounen #sports #cars
tv Moeru! Onii-san
Moeru! Onii-san
<p>When Kenichi Kokuho was a small boy, he was lost in the mountains and never found. However, unknown to anyone, Kenichi has been brought up by his foster father in the wild. When Kenichi becomes 15 years old, his foster father tells him the truth about his background. As he finds out, Kenichi decides to go to a civilized society where his parents live. </p><p> Everything Kenichi experiences in the town is a series of surprise and wonder. His family is delighted to see their son alive, but shocked at the fact that he has become wild and different from other children. And now, his new life is about to begin. </p><p> His wild attitude and physical toughness cause various problems in the town. Kenichi has his own way to handle things, but it is too different for the most people to understand what he is up to. Can he get used to life in the town? </p>
finished airing
• 6.75/10
#action #adventure #comedy
tv Agigongryong Doolie (1988)
Agigongryong Doolie (1988)
<p>Continuation of the series from 1987.</p>
finished airing
• 5.92/10
#kids
tv Shin Pro Golfer Saru
Shin Pro Golfer Saru
<p>The second season of the 1985 anime Pro Golfer Saru.</p>
finished airing
• 6.8/10
#kids #sports
ova Abe George Kattobi Seishun Ki: Shibuya Honky Tonk
Abe George Kattobi Seishun Ki: Shibuya Honky Tonk
<p>This story is based on one of the famous Japanese writers "George Abe"'s troubled boyhood. Although he was born in wealthy family, he starts keeping company with yakuza...</p>
finished airing
• 4.86/10
#drama #ecchi
ova Zukkoke Sannin-gumi: Zukkoke Jikuu Bouken
Zukkoke Sannin-gumi: Zukkoke Jikuu Bouken
<p>Three reporters from the school paper get transported back to the Edo period.</p>
finished airing
• 5.85/10
#comedy #historical #sci-fi
tv Doctor Chichibuyama
Doctor Chichibuyama
<p>Based on the manga by Tanaka Keiichi.</p><p>Dr. Chichibuyama is the perverse head of a hospital way out in the mountains and terrorises patients with the help of his lover and a sexy young nurse.</p><p>(Source: AniDB)</p>
finished airing
• 5.91/10
#ecchi #parody #seinen
tv Ikinari Dagon
Ikinari Dagon
<p>Dagon's little rocket crashes into a beautiful, blue planet and lands on a bed of green weeds. He quickly becomes friends with all kinds of creatures: Zipzap Mantis, General Ant Garibaldi, Andy Ant, Doctor Marilyn Wasp, and many more. Needless to say they are all insects. Insects? Yes, Dagon is only one centimetre tall!</p><p>The tiny residents of the land of weeds become curious about the identity of this stranger from another planet. But when Dagon saves them from the danger posed by their ferocious enemies, Gulpo Toad and Godzi Lizard, everyone thinks Dagon is a SUPER-BUG!</p><p>This planet is also home to a number of creatures that are very terrifying to these little fellows. They are called the Sapiens, or the human beings. Dagon must confront these massive creatures in order to get his rocket back from them!</p><p>So begins Dagon's funny and thrilling adventure on Earth...</p><p>(Source: AnimeNfo)</p>
finished airing
• 6.54/10
#adventure #fantasy
tv Sekai Meisaku Douwa Series
Sekai Meisaku Douwa Series
<p>Toei's month long run of fairy tale stories.</p>
finished airing
• 6.53/10
#adventure #fantasy #historical #kids #magic