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tv After War Gundam X
After War Gundam X
When one space colony declared its independence from the Earth Federation, the devastating 7th Space War, an all-out war between Earth and space, resulted. The Federation responded to the Space Revolutionary Army with mobile suits, called Gundams. However, the Space Revolutionary forces played their trump card and dropped hundreds of space colonies onto the Earth, plunging the planet into a seven-year-long nuclear winter. The Federation collapsed, but the Space Revolutionary Army was unable to invade the Earth in the aftermath of the colony drop. Fifteen years have passed. The year is now After War 0015, and a New Federation has sprung up on Earth to restore order. In space, the colonial leaders have been rebuilding their own forces as well. By chance, fifteen-year-old Garrod Ran has discovered an old Federation mobile suit, the Gundam X, and now he uses it to help out the Vulture ship Freeden in its struggle to keep the powers that be from repeating the mistakes of the past.
finished airing
• 7.37/10
#adventure #drama #mecha #shounen #sci-fi #action #fantasy #game #magic #mystery #demons #military #shoujo #romance #horror #comedy #school #seinen #slice of life #ecchi #parody #dementia #sports
tv Tenkuu no Escaflowne
Tenkuu no Escaflowne
<p>High school student Hitomi is transported from Earth to the magical world of Gaea, where she meets boy prince Van Fanel, and is caught up in his quest to unite the countries of Gaea against the ominous Zaibach empire. On the way, she discovers an hidden ability and strives to unravel layers of mystery surrounding Van, his past, and the giant machine known as Escaflowne. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.76/10
#adventure #fantasy #mecha #romance #shoujo
tv B&#039;T X
B&#039;T X
<p>Teppei is going to visit his older brother Kotaro Takamiya during a scientific conference after training with a mysterious woman named Karen for the past 11 years. However his plans for a family reunion become stalled when a woman named Aramis kills everyone in the conference to kidnap Kotaro. Teppei on the way to save his brother encounters a broken mechanical horse called B't X who revives thanks to Teppei's blood and is now his aide to save his brother from the mysterious Machine Empire. </p>
finished airing
• 7.14/10
#adventure #mecha #shounen #sci-fi
movie Armitage III Polymatrix
Armitage III Polymatrix
<p>In the year 2046 humans are moving away from using robots and begin to trust them less and less. In this time life becomes very perilous for the beingd known as seconds. The seconds are the most recent line of robots, as far as the public knows. This is the world Detective Ross Sylibus lives in. Detective Sylibus is transferred to Mars by his request after his partner was killed by a robot. As he arrives he falls headfirst into a murder where a country singer on his flight was murdered. He steps off the plane and watches as a scene unfolds and he meets his partner, Armitage a female cop with a major attitude. A rash of murders begins when yet more women are killed. As the investigation is continued a secret is uncovered. There is another line of robots known as Thirds. More and more Thirds turn up missing, as a serial killer who is intent on wiping out all the Thirds runs rampant. Armitage in her quest to put the murderer to justice reveals a secret. She herself is a Third.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.14/10
#action #adventure #mecha #romance #military #police #sci-fi
tv Slayers Next
Slayers Next
<p>Lina, Gourry, Zelgadis, and Amelia coincidently meet up again and begin to search for the Clair Bible. During their search they run into a mysterious priest named Xelloss who seems to know a thing or two about the passages they're looking for, but he tends to get them into more trouble instead of out of it. Furthermore, they discover that the Monster race has plans of their own, and as it turns out, Lina and Company just might be a big part of their evil intentions. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 8.1/10
#adventure #comedy #fantasy #shounen #demons #magic
ova Mahou Tsukai Tai! OVA
Mahou Tsukai Tai! OVA
<p>One sunny day invaders came from space. They weren't little green men or funny girls wearing school uniforms, though. They were ugly robots which defeated the UN forces in seconds. After that the invaders(known as "eyeballs") roamed around and observed human society. In fact, they were peaceful unless attacked. They were polite and followed all the traffic laws, too. Still, they were aliens and the people of Earth wanted them to go home. The Kitanohashi High School Magic Club took it on themselves to defeat these foul robots and free the world. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.19/10
#comedy #fantasy #romance #magic #sci-fi
ova Burn Up! W
Burn Up! W
<p>When crime and terrorism go out of control in Tokyo, the police unleash Team Warrior - a band of highly-skilled and completely reckless band of female cops. Featuring loose cannon Rio, triggerhappy Maya and ace hacker Lilica, Team Warrior will get the job done, regardless of the budget of the mission. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.44/10
#comedy #mecha #shounen #sci-fi #ecchi
movie Mahoujin Guru Guru Movie
Mahoujin Guru Guru Movie
<p>The hero Nike and magic user Kukuri learn of the "Pickle of Happiness", an item that will grant a wish to the one who eats it. With the help of old friends, they must beat the monsters to the Pickle and convince its guardian dragon to give it to them. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.97/10
#adventure #comedy #fantasy #shounen #magic
tv Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon: Sailor Stars
Bishoujo Senshi Sailor Moon: Sailor Stars
<p>Like the R Season, SailorStars is divided into two arcs:</p><p> The first arc (also filler) solves some conflicts from the SuperS season, and also sees the return of the Outer Senshi, Haruka, Michiru, Setsuna, and Hotaru (now reborn as a child).</p><p> The second arc is the actual plot from the manga. Usagi bids farewell to Mamoru, who is going to America to study abroad. In his place comes the Three Lights, an idol trio consisting of three boys, Seiya, Taiki, and Yaten. The new enemy is Galaxia, a woman who desires to rule the entire galaxy by collecting the Star Seeds of humans. Three new Senshi appear, the Sailor Starlights, who also intend to stop Galaxia without Sailormoon's help.</p>
finished airing
• 7.99/10
#adventure #comedy #drama #fantasy #romance #shoujo #magic
movie Tenchi Muyou! in Love
Tenchi Muyou! in Love
<p>The demonic space criminal Kain has escaped from prison and destroyed the Galaxy Police headquarters. To ensure that the Jurai will not stop him, Kain travels back to 1970 to eliminate Tenchi's mother before he is even born. Now, Tenchi and the gang must travel to the past to stop him before he ceases to exist. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.5/10
#action #comedy #romance #school #shounen #sci-fi
tv Mizuiro Jidai
Mizuiro Jidai
<p>Yuuko is a shy middle school girl who has feelings for her childhood friend, the boy next door. When she finds out that her best friend also likes him, she is unsure what to do. The story explores the relationships between these three characters as they confront everyday junior high problems.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7/10
#shoujo #slice of life
ova Mutant Ninja Turtles: Superman Legend
Mutant Ninja Turtles: Superman Legend
<p>When the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles acquire Mutastones from Crys-Mu, the spirit of light, they acquire the ability to enhance themselves into Super Turtles for a duration of three minutes. Meanwhile, the evil Shredder and his minions Bebop and Rocksteady stumble upon the Dark Mutastone, which transforms them into Devil Shredder, Supermutant Bebop and Supermutant Rocksteady, respectively. But the Turtles have one more trick up their shells: all four of them can combine into their ultimate form—Turtle Saint.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 5.36/10
#adventure #comedy #shounen #sci-fi #action
ova Shamanic Princess
Shamanic Princess
<p>From the Guardian World, home of mages, Tiara has been sent on a mission: recover the stolen Throne of Yord, the most powerful magic artifact of all. But Tiara finds herself in a dilemma—the Throne has been taken by her former lover, and there is more to the situation than meets the eye... </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.71/10
#romance #shounen #magic #action #fantasy
ova 3x3 Eyes Seima Densetsu
3x3 Eyes Seima Densetsu
Yakumo has trained and searched for 4 years, following Pai's mysterious dissapearance. However, when he finally finds her, not all is well as her memory seems to be gone. They attempt to return her memory by going to the Holy Land, birthplace of the immortal race of Sanjiyans. <br>
finished airing
• 7.06/10
#action #adventure #fantasy #horror #romance #demons #game #sci-fi #drama #magic #mystery #military #shoujo #mecha
ova Future GPX Cyber Formula: Early Days Renewal
Future GPX Cyber Formula: Early Days Renewal
<p>No synopsis has been added for this series yet.</p><p> to update this information.</p>
finished airing
• 6.5/10
#drama #shounen #sports #sci-fi
movie Lupin III: Dead or Alive
Lupin III: Dead or Alive
<p>Lupin, Goemon, and Jigen take a mini-helicopter and head to the mysterious “Drifting Island” looking for a treasure rumored to be hidden somewhere on it. Through their exploration of the island, the trio encounters the lethal “Nanomachine,” the island’s security system. The trio triggers the alarm, springing “the Nanomachine” to life. The key to solving the island’s mystery lies in the small nation of Zufu. This once prosperous nation is now ruled by the ruthless, knife-collecting, General Headhunter. Fujiko does her usual probing and hacks into General Headhunter’s computer hoping to find some crucial information. Zenigata has received a video message from Lupin in which Lupin announces his desire for the priceless treasure. Oleander, a fiery blond officer with some hidden secrets of her own, steps in to help Zenigata. Armed with their newly found information, Lupin, Goemon, Jigen, and Fujiko go back to “Drifting Island,” but this time they are followed by General Headhunter.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.25/10
#action #adventure #comedy #shounen
tv Kodomo no Omocha
Kodomo no Omocha
<p>Sana Kurata has a charmed life. Not only is her mother is a famous, award-winning writer, but she's the star of the hit TV comedy "Child's Toy" while still in the fifth grade. But Sana's biggest concern is Akito Hayama, a pint-sized hellion who's organized the boys in their grade-school class into a mass of unending noise and violence. With the help of Rei, her manager, chauffeur and "pimp," Sana is determined to win back control of the classroom from her new arch-enemy. But as her crusade continues, Sana moves further into Akito's life, and finds that he might not be entirely bad...or entirely safe.</p><p> (source: ANN) </p>
finished airing
• 8.14/10
#comedy #drama #romance #shoujo
ova Haou Daikei Ryuu Knight: Adeu Legend Final
Haou Daikei Ryuu Knight: Adeu Legend Final
<p>End of the series.</p>
finished airing
• 6.32/10
#adventure #comedy #fantasy #mecha #parody
tv Jigoku Sensei Nube
Jigoku Sensei Nube
<p>Nube is a clumsy, easygoing, and very kind teacher, but he has a secret under his glove on the left hand. He has a monster hand, and he also has the ability to sense ghosts and evil spirits. So he protects his dear students from these evil spirits with his monster hand, proving to be very powerful.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.63/10
#adventure #comedy #horror #romance #school #shounen
ova Ojou-sama Sousamou
Ojou-sama Sousamou
<p>Debutante Detective Corps begins with introductions to the five main characters, Miyuki, Reika, Youko, Nina, and Kimiko. It seems these five girls are incredibly rich and have been sent a threatening video tape by forces unknown. A police guard is set up at the school where the girls have enrolled. Kimiko, however, doesn't like the idea of being cooped up at school, and convinces the rest of the girls to trick the police into leaving. No sooner are the police gone, however, then the girls are assaulted by three armed terrorists. What ensues is a rather silly escapade with our heroines attempting to thwart their attackers. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 4.98/10
#action #comedy #mystery #police
ova Landlock
Landlock
<p>The land of Zer’lue is in turmoil, ravaged by the technological might of Chairman Sana'ku and his evil, militaristic Zul’earth forces. In a rapidly unfolding story of treachery, deceit and betrayal, only one boy holds the power to defeat such overwhelming odds... a boy named Lue'der, who possesses a mysterious red eye and the ability to control the power of the wind itself. With the fate of the world at stake, Lue'der must learn to unlock his legendary power and battle against the evil which threatens to engulf his planet.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 5.66/10
#adventure #fantasy #sci-fi
tv VS Knight Lamune &amp; 40 Fire
VS Knight Lamune &amp; 40 Fire
<p>Baba Lamunade is followed home by two strange peddler girls who give him a CD-rom game. After he beats "The Legend of Lamuness", the girls come out of his computer and bring him to DokiDoki Space. He is the third descendant of the hero Lamuness who must stop Don Genosai from resurrecting the great evil Abraham. Accompanied by PQ, his advisor robot, and Parfait and Cacao, he must pilot the Kaizer Fire mecha. However, he needs another pilot, and Da Cider is chosen as the second pilot. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7/10
#comedy #fantasy #mecha #shounen #action
ova Tattoon Master
Tattoon Master
<p>When Hibio's adventurer mother sets off to research a mysterious tribe, she hits a wall. Frotunately for her, the beautiful young Nima sees a family portrait and decides that she wants her son for her husband and she gets a chance to further her research. She agrees to the arrangement. Of course, she doesn't consult him about his future bride. When Nima shows up in Tokyo to be with her new husband, hilarity and chaos ensues as Hibio and his modern Tokyo background meets Nima's magical heritage. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.19/10
#adventure #comedy #slice of life
movie Violinist of Hamelin: The Movie
Violinist of Hamelin: The Movie
<p>While on their quest to stop the Demon King, the violinist Hamel, the pianist Raiel, the magess Flute and the female warrior Sizer stop in a small kingdom and destroy a rampaging monster. While giving the four a heroes' welcome, the king and queen explain that their daughter has been kidnapped by a monster living in a nearby castle. They agree to go and rescue the hostage princess and defeat the monster. However, the enemy's castle is heavily guarded...</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.56/10
#adventure #comedy #fantasy
ova Toushinden
Toushinden
<p>For one year, Master Swordsman Eiji Shinjo has been haunted by the memory of his battle with the renegade champion, Gaia - a battle that was cut short by the forces of the malevolent syndicate known as "the organization." </p><p> Denied victory, Eiji left the tournament followed by his opponents mocking laughter. Worse still, Eiji walked away no closer to finding his long lost brother, Sho. But now, a mysterious warrior is hunting down the champions of the previous tournament and using their own moves against them - and it looks like that person may be Sho. Who is this powerful new foe and who is his next target? </p><p> Eiji and Kayin, his closest friend and greatest rival, struggle to unravel the mystery before they, too, join the ranks of the defeated. The answer lies at the heart of the Organization and its plans for world domination. At last, the ultimate battle between the greatest fighters in the world will be decided. But if Eiji loses, his friends - Ellis - may Die... </p><p> (Source: AniDB)</p>
finished airing
• 5.35/10
#action #martial arts
ova Sanctuary
Sanctuary
<p>Two Japanese survivors of the Khmer Rouge massacres in Cambodia vow to find a sanctuary, even if they have to build it themselves. Returning to Japan, they take seemingly opposite paths: one becomes a politician, the other a gangster. </p><p> As Asami and Hojo work through the linked worlds of politics and crime in modern Japan, they don't hesitate to do anything necessary to secure their own positions and stay true to their vow. Loyal to no one else, they find their friendship increasingly tested as they rise in their chosen fields.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.4/10
#action #drama #police #thriller #seinen
movie Nintama Rantarou Movie
Nintama Rantarou Movie
<p>In the movie, the Dokutake ninja steal a shipment of saltpeter from Shinbei's papa. They plan to use it to create medicine that will make them fly and become super-ninjas! Danzou, who's father was transporting the goods, stows away and is taken to the Dokutake's secret headquarters. When Shinbei informs the school, Yamada-sensei and Doi-sensei rush to help. But Hagumi decide to take matters into their own hands and try to rescue Danzou themselves. Things don't go according to plan, though, and soon they all need to be rescued too. Fortunately Rikichi, Yamada-sensei's cool son, is around to help out! In fact, before long everyone gets into the act! But can Rantarou and his friends stop Happousai before it's too late?</p><p> (Source: AniDB)</p>
finished airing
• 6.68/10
#comedy #shounen
tv Kaiketsu Zorro
Kaiketsu Zorro
<p>Diego Vega returns from his study trip to discover his homeland is under the army's dictatorship. Diego, refusing to watch idly, disguises himself as Zorro to protect the weak and oppressed. Diego is not a coward but he is unable to win the affections of his sweetheart, Lolita, who is attracted to other more noble men. Diego serenades Lolita as Zorro and fights the evils of his homeland, hoping to capture her heart.</p>
finished airing
• 7.29/10
#adventure #historical #shounen
tv Midori no Makibao
Midori no Makibao
<p>Midori Makibao is a small white racehorse. Compared to other thoroughbred horses, he looks more like a donkey with wide nostrils; however, with his guts and speed as his weapon, Makibao wins in every big race.</p><p> In the beginning of his career, Makibao had a trouble making his debut as a racehorse, because of his appearance and various disadvantages he had. But Makibao had reasons to overcome his difficulties; there was a lifelong rival horse called Superhorse Cascade, that Makibao needed to defeat. Plus, he was determined to win back his mother, a horse that had been taken away for pay back the debt on the farm.</p><p> There are many hardships that Makibao has to overcome, but he thrives in the series of races to become a great racehorse.</p><p> (Source: pierrot.jp)</p>
finished airing
• 6.64/10
#comedy #sports
ova Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: Operation Meteor
Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: Operation Meteor
<p>Two video releases recapping events from the Gundam Wing TV series. Each Operation Meteor video contains an 'Odd' episode and an 'Even' episode. The 'Odd' episodes feature Heero, Trowa and Wufei, while the 'Even' episodes feature Duo and Quatre. The episodes also featured brief new footages of the characters after the final episode of the TV series. </p><p> (Source: AniDB) </p>
finished airing
• 7.59/10
#action #adventure #drama #mecha #shounen #military #psychological #sci-fi
ova Idol Fight Suchie-Pai 2
Idol Fight Suchie-Pai 2
<p>Once every century, the legendary mahjong dials called the "Legendary Pai" show themselves to the world, and if you collect them all it will grant you any wish. They show up in the form of evil monsters and you must defeat all 10 to obtain this chance. So, a Bunny Alien, A Maid-Dominatrix, A Cyborg, A girl form the world of magic and a transforming super hero all must fight these monsters along with themselves to grant the wish that they want to come true.</p>
finished airing
• 4.26/10
#action #ecchi
ova Blue Seed 1.5
Blue Seed 1.5
<p>This is a re-telling of the first series. one episode is seen through the view of Momiji, the other is seen through the view of Kusunagi.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.62/10
#comedy #romance #sci-fi
ova Bounty Hunter: The Hard
Bounty Hunter: The Hard
<p>The story of "Hard", a bounty hunter living in New-York and seeking revenge.</p>
finished airing
• 5.82/10
#action #police
movie Dragon Quest Retsuden: Roto no Monshou
Dragon Quest Retsuden: Roto no Monshou
<p>The adventures of Arus's childhood.</p>
finished airing
• 6.11/10
#adventure #fantasy #shounen #magic
tv Shounen Santa no Daibouken!
Shounen Santa no Daibouken!
<p>Based on L. Frank Baum' novel: The Life and Adventures of Santa Claus.</p>
finished airing
• 6.19/10
#adventure #fantasy #shounen
movie Crayon Shin-chan Movie 04: Henderland no Daibouken
Crayon Shin-chan Movie 04: Henderland no Daibouken
<p>The fourth Crayon Shin-chan movie.</p>
finished airing
• 7.24/10
#comedy #ecchi #kids #school #shounen #slice of life #seinen
movie Toilet no Hanako-san
Toilet no Hanako-san
<p>A short movie based on Japanese urban legend.</p>
finished airing
• 6.15/10
#horror
tv Hajime Ningen Gon
Hajime Ningen Gon
<p>A remake of Hajime Ningen Gyatoruz. Each episode contains three stories.</p>
finished airing
• 6.27/10
#comedy #historical
ova Hamuko Mairu!
Hamuko Mairu!
<p>Shinobi set out to rescue kidnapped rare animals.</p><p>Adapted from the same name manga by Soubee Amako, serialized in Akita Shoten's Monthly Princess.</p>
finished airing
• 5.08/10
#adventure #comedy
tv Ijiwaru Baa-san (1996)
Ijiwaru Baa-san (1996)
<p>Grandma is a nasty and maipulative thing most of the time, cousing endless trouble for her son-in-law and daughter, her grandchildren, and her neighbours.</p><p>(Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.46/10
#comedy #slice of life
movie Apo Apo World: Giant Baba 90-bun 1-hon Shoubu
Apo Apo World: Giant Baba 90-bun 1-hon Shoubu
<p>Animation based around the real-life Japanese wrestler Giant Baba (Baba Shouhei, January 23, 1938 - January 31, 1999).</p><p>(Source: AniDB)</p>
finished airing
• 4.73/10
#comedy #sports
ova Toppuku Kyousou Kyoku
Toppuku Kyousou Kyoku
<p>Based on the shounen manga by Yuu Furusawa.</p>
finished airing
• 5.41/10
#comedy #shounen
special Go! Go! Vejitan
Go! Go! Vejitan
<p>A fusion of drawn animation, stop-motion animation, and live-action sequences. Go! Go! Vejitan tells a quirky tale of a tomato and eggplant that fell to Earth from their spaceship after a meteorite hit them and they became enchanted by local playground equipment.</p>
finished airing
• 5.06/10
#kids #sci-fi