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movie Gake no Ue no Ponyo
Gake no Ue no Ponyo
<p>A young boy named Sosuke rescues a goldfish named Ponyo, and they embark on a fantastic journey of friendship and discovery before Ponyo's father, a powerful sorcerer, forces her to return to her home in the sea. But Ponyo's desire to be human upsets the delicate balance of nature and triggers a gigantic storm. Only Ponyo's mother, a beautiful sea goddess, can restore nature's balance and make Ponyo's dreams come true. </p><p> (Source: Disney)</p>
finished airing
• 7.93/10
#adventure #fantasy
movie The Sky Crawlers
The Sky Crawlers
<p>The Sky Crawlers is based on a Japanese novel series by Hiroshi Mori. First published by Chuōkōron-shinsha in June 2001 and spanning five books, it follows the journeys and tribulations of a group of young fighter pilots involved in dogfight warfare, and is set during an alternate historical period.</p>
finished airing
• 7.34/10
#drama #military
ona Eve no Jikan
Eve no Jikan
<p>The future, probably Japan. Robots have long been put into practical use, and androids have just come into use.</p><p> Influenced by the Robot Ethics Committee, it's become common sense for people to treat androids like household appliances. Their appearance—indistinguishable from humans except for the ring over each android's head—has led some people to empathize unnecessarily with androids. Known as "android-holics," such people have become a social problem.</p><p> Rikuo, a high school student, has been taught from childhood that androids are not to be viewed as humans, and has always used them as convenient tools. One day Rikuo discovers some strange data in the behavior records of his family's household android, Sammy.</p><p> Rikuo and his friend Masaki trace Sammy's movements, only to discover a mysterious café that features a house rule that "humans and robots are to be treated the same"...</p><p> (Source: Official English Website)</p>
finished airing
• 8.15/10
#sci-fi #slice of life
tv Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu
Nogizaka Haruka no Himitsu
<p>The story centers around Yuuto Ayase and his classmate Haruka Nogizaka. While Yuuto is rather ordinary, Haruka is very attractive, intelligent and rich. Due to this, she is the school's most unattainable girl and is so idolized that her classmates give her the French nicknames "Nuit Étoile" (The Silver Star of the Night) and "Lumière du Clavier" (The Shining Princess on the Piano). One day, when Yuuto goes to the school library to return a book, he stumbles across Haruka and her darkest secret—she is a diehard fan of anime, manga and the otaku culture. Yuuto promises to keep her secret hidden and the two become close friends. Yuuto does his best to help Haruka with her secret hobby while developing his relationship with her. </p><p> (Source: Wikipedia)</p>
finished airing
• 7.3/10
#comedy #romance
tv Hidamari Sketch x 365
Hidamari Sketch x 365
<p>After passing her entrance exam, Yuno enrols at Yamabuki High School as part of an art degree. She stays at the Hidamari Apartments along with best friend Miyako, and seniors Hiro and Sae. Each episode follows a day in her life as she mingles with her friends, close peers, overly hyper teachers and closely follows the mundane lives of the high school girls. (Note: This season also takes place in Yuno's first year at high school, and overlaps with season one of the show)</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.86/10
#comedy #school #slice of life #seinen
tv Yakushiji Ryouko no Kaiki Jikenbo
Yakushiji Ryouko no Kaiki Jikenbo
<p>Based on a series of light novels written by Tanaka Yoshiki and illustrated by Kakinouchi Narumi.</p><p> The story revolves around Ryouko Yakushiji, a 27-year-old multilingual investigator that graduated from Tokyo University's elite Department of Law, and the bizarre cases she faces while working for the Tokyo Metropolitan Police. Yakushiji not only has to deal with supernatural beings in her line of work, but also her rival Yukiko Muromachi, another equally talented and beautiful police investigator.</p><p> (Source: AniDB)</p>
finished airing
• 7.14/10
#mystery #police
tv Strike Witches
Strike Witches
<p>The year is 1944 and the world lives in fear of unidentified flying objects called Neuroi. With the old-boy old guard unable to thwart this deadly menace, humanity turns its desperate eyes to an aerial attack force with much nicer legs. Meet the girls of the 501st Joint Fighter Wing, better known as the Strike Witches. These darlings of the great blue yonder may not have standard issue uniforms, but they do have all the right stuff. Where the average flyboy falters, these dolls blast aliens to bits in the bat of an eyelash. With a little magic and a whole lot of leg, the girls of the 501st are winning the war on pants, and aliens!</p><p> (Source: Rightstuf)</p>
finished airing
• 7.09/10
#action #ecchi #military #magic #sci-fi
tv Telepathy Shoujo Ran
Telepathy Shoujo Ran
<p>Ran is a bright and energetic first-grader in junior high school who possesses supernatual abilities. Together with Midori (her friend who also has supernatural powers) and Rui, the threesome are constantly embroiled in mysterious circumstances. Ran is troubled by her powers because it seems to spark off the ill intentions of people in contact with her. However, with the support of her family and peers, Ran learns to deal with her 'other' side and accepts who she is. The threesome also learn how to team up as a whole and solve these mysterious events. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.69/10
#fantasy #school
ova Detroit Metal City
Detroit Metal City

Led by phallus-waiving terrorist-from-hell Johannes Krauser II (guitar/vocals,) and given pulsing, throbbing life by indestructible drummer Camus and bassist Alexander Jagi, Detroit Metal City is the hottest ticket on the concert circuit! There's just one catch. That "hottest ticket" is just a meal ticket, and beneath the makeup, these ultimate head-bangers are hired doppelgangers who don't even LIKE what they do! Jaggi is actually Wada, who wants to play glam rock; Camus is Nishida, an anime fan with an appalling weakness for curry and NSFW videos; and Krauser is... oh the shame... street-singing Soichi Negishi, whose dreams of singing happy pop hits seem hopelessly doomed by the success of his rage-fueled alter ego! Worse, he can't even tell anyone who Krauser is. Not even the girl he likes, who HATES DMC! Will rage against the corporate machine consume Negishi's tortured soul? Is there life after death metal? What it's like to put your head in a jet engine and turn up the volume?

(Source: Sentai Filmworks)

finished airing
• 8.2/10
#comedy #music
tv Zero no Tsukaima: Princesses no Rondo
Zero no Tsukaima: Princesses no Rondo
<p>Following Saito's heroic actions in the War with Albion in season two, Saito & Louise return to Tristain, only to have the runes which bind Saito & Louise disappear. Saito & Louise struggle with a relationship no longer defined as Master & Familiar, as they search for an Elf who has the power to restore the dead to life, and may hold the key to understanding Saito's loss of the Gandalfr's power.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.53/10
#action #adventure #comedy #ecchi #fantasy #romance #school #harem #magic
ova Kaitou Tenshi Twin Angel
Kaitou Tenshi Twin Angel
<p>Haruka Minazuki and Aoi Kannazuki are freshman high school students and best friends. During the day they help with school activities but at night they thwart enemies like Black Auction and other villains as Red Angel and Blue Angel, the Twin Angel team. </p>
finished airing
• 6.03/10
#magic
tv Tetsuwan Birdy Decode
Tetsuwan Birdy Decode
<p> Federation investigator Birdy chases the space criminal Geega through space to Earth, where he hides in the entertainment industry under a human disguise. Birdy goes undercover herself, posing as famous model “Arita Shion” that often uses a ‘space girl’ look. A male student, Senkawa, stumbles upon a fight between the two one night in an abandoned building only to be severed in half as he is used as a shield by Geega against Birdy. Birdy heals him from imminent death in some fashion- but Senkawas body, and life, are now changed and permanently linked to Birdy.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.51/10
#action #comedy #sci-fi
ova School Rumble San Gakki
School Rumble San Gakki
<p>A short 2 episodes attempt to conclude the series. Karasuma goes to America after then end of the third term. Will Harima finally confess? What will happen with Tenma and Karasuma?</p>
finished airing
• 7.37/10
#comedy #romance #school #shounen
tv Seiyou Kottou Yougashiten: Antique
Seiyou Kottou Yougashiten: Antique
<p>A high school crush, a world-class pastry chef, a former middle-weight boxing champion... and a whole lot of cake!</p><p> Ono has come a long way since the agonizing day in high school when he confessed his love to handsome Tachibana. Now, some 14 years later Ono, a world-class pastry chef and gay playboy has it all. No man can resist Ono's charms (or his cooking skills!) but he has just found a new position under a man named Tachibana. Can this be the only man who resisted his charms, and if so, will the man who once snubbed the "magically gay" Ono get his just deserts? And how in the heck did a former middleweight boxing champion wind up as Ono's cake boy? </p><p> (Source: DMP)</p>
finished airing
• 7.13/10
#comedy #shoujo
movie Pokemon Diamond &amp; Pearl: Giratina to Sora no Hanataba Sheimi
Pokemon Diamond &amp; Pearl: Giratina to Sora no Hanataba Sheimi
<p>On the other side of the world, there exists another mysterious, mirror-like dimension known as the Reverse World. In this unique space lives the legendary Pokemon Giratina, a god-like Pokemon who soon finds itself in a great struggle with the legendary Pokemon Dialga! Why are these two Pokemon fighting? And what is the secret of this Reverse World?</p><p> Meanwhile, Satoshi and his friends are traveling when they are greeted by yet another legendary Pokemon, Shami. This cute and somewhat cheeky Pokemon holds the secret to the battle between the two god Pokemon, but something unexpected happens to it during its journey. In order to save both worlds, Satoshi joins forces with it to stop the fighting once and for all!</p>
finished airing
• 7.06/10
#action #adventure #shounen
tv Slayers Revolution
Slayers Revolution
<p>Having lost the Sword of Light in the previous battle, Lina and Gourry continue their journey in search of a replacement weapon. On the way, the two of them meet up with Amelia and Zelgadis in the kingdom of Luvinagard while taunting some pirates. Lina is happy to reunite with her old friends, but appearing before her is Luvinagard's Inspector of the Special Investigative Unit; a man called Wizer. However, Lina is amazed at his unusual behavior... </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.34/10
#adventure #comedy #fantasy
special Clannad: Mou Hitotsu no Sekai, Tomoyo-hen
Clannad: Mou Hitotsu no Sekai, Tomoyo-hen
<p>In an alternate universe to the original Clannad anime, Okazaki Tomoya is dating Sakagami Tomoyo in the 24th and final episode of Clannad.</p><p> When Tomoyo is elected Student Council President, her dream to save the school's cherry blossom trees from being cut down begins to come to fruition. However, her never-ending duties and bad rumors about their relationship spread by fellow students due to Tomoya's reputation as a delinquent create a rift between the two. As Tomoya watches Tomoyo rise higher and higher into the distance, their relationship is stretched to the limit by a society that threatens to break them apart.</p>
finished airing
• 8.08/10
#drama #romance #school #slice of life
tv Sekirei
Sekirei
<p>Minato Sahashi is extremely intelligent, yet due to his inability to cope under pressure has failed the college entrance exam twice. As a result he has been branded an idiot and loser by many. One day after talking to his yet again disappointed mother he comes into contact with a girl named Musubi who was under attack. The girl runs but takes him with her and soon finds that Minato, while unknown to him, is an Ashikabi, one of the mysterious set of masters that have the genetic trait that can become partners with some of the 108 cute girls, buxom women, and bishōnen called "Sekirei." The reason for the partnership allows the Sekirei to use all their power to win in the competition held by the mysterious MBI corporation.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.29/10
#action #comedy #ecchi #harem
tv Natsume Yuujinchou
Natsume Yuujinchou
<p>Since he was young, a teenage boy named Natsume Takashi has been able to see youkai, but keeping this ability a secret has now become a heavy burden for him and has made his life difficult.</p><p> This begins to change when Takashi inherits his grandmother's "Book of Friends." He discovers that she, Natsume Reiko, shared the same ability as him and starts to understand why he was always targeted by both good and bad youkai.</p><p> After learning the true meaning behind the Book of Friends, which allows him to manipulate the spirits listed within its pages, Natsume undertakes a journey with his bodyguard, the infamous spirit Madara, to free the spirits of their contracts with Reiko.</p><p> [Written by MAL Rewrite]</p>
finished airing
• 8.38/10
#drama #fantasy #shoujo #slice of life
ova Batman: Gotham Knight
Batman: Gotham Knight
<p>Anime-inspired direct-to-DVD anthology film. Comprised of six short stories, from diverse creators, including Academy Award-nominated Josh Olsen (A History of Violence), Batman Begins writer David S. Goyer, and comics scribe Brian Azzarello. It's planned for a release window of two to four weeks prior to the release of The Dark Knight, and would bridge the gap between Batman Begins and The Dark Knight.</p><p> (Source: IMDB)</p>
finished airing
• 7.05/10
#action #adventure #martial arts
movie Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Movie: Gurren-hen
Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann Movie: Gurren-hen
<p>Animation studio Gainax presented a website for the release of a movie adaptation of the Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann TV series in the fall of 2008. Both the original director and series script editor will return to work on the new project. Gainax will also be hosting four events to celebrate this occasion at this year's Tokyo International Anime Fair, featuring voice actors from the anime.</p>
finished airing
• 8.22/10
#action #comedy #mecha
tv Blade of the Immortal
Blade of the Immortal
<p>Manji is an amoral swordsman, who has been cursed with eternal life. He has grown tired of living with all the death he has created. He has no skills other then those of killing, thus he forms a plan to regain his mortality: he shall kill one hundred evil men for each good one he has killed. The old witch who afflicted Manji with immortality agrees to Manji's proposition and Manji is set on his path to kill one thousand evil men. On his journey he meets a young girl, Rin, who has her own vengeance to seek against the sword school whose members slaughtered Rin's family. Rin and Manji journey together, each hoping to find some kind of peace. In their way are many varied enemies. Rin and Manji are almost constantly under attack and must learn to live their lives, avoiding being consumed by revenge.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.88/10
#action #adventure #historical
ona Bounen no Xamdou
Bounen no Xamdou

Sentan Island is a small island surrounded by the Yuden Sea. It exists in a state of dreamlike tranquility, cut off from the war between the Northern Government and the Southern Continent Free Zone. Our hero, Akiyuki Takehara, lives on Sentain Island along with his mother Fusa. He is currently separated from his father, the town doctor Ryuzo, but the bond between father and son remains. One day, after taking Ryuzo the lunch that Fusa has made for him as usual, Akiyuki arrives at school, where he is caught up in an explosion along with his friends, Haru and Furuichi. The explosion produces a mysterious light, which enters Akiyuki's arm, causing him excruciating pain. He's given no time to understand it, however, as the white-haired girl who rode on the bus with him guides him to a power unlike anything he's ever known.

finished airing
• 7.75/10
#action #military #sci-fi
ova Mahou Sensei Negima! Shiroki Tsubasa Ala Alba
Mahou Sensei Negima! Shiroki Tsubasa Ala Alba
<p>OVA episodes that are bundled with the limited edition of the manga volumes 23-25. First episode to cover chapters 176 and 177 of the manga. Second episode to cover chapters 178-180. And third episode to cover chapters 182 and 183.</p>
finished airing
• 7.57/10
#adventure #comedy #ecchi #romance #shounen #vampire #harem #magic
tv Ikkitousen: Great Guardians
Ikkitousen: Great Guardians
<p>Hakufu's dreams of participating in new fights and tournaments are put on hold as new obstacles block her path. Her friends have lost faith in her, new enemies appear, and a younger sister she never knew existed suddenly shows up on her doorstep. If Hakufu ever hopes to compete worldwide, she's going to have to deal with her issues at home first. </p><p> (Source: FUNimation) </p>
finished airing
• 6.88/10
#action #ecchi #school #martial arts
special Kimikiss Pure Rouge Special
Kimikiss Pure Rouge Special
<p>DVD only episode entitled 'love fighter'. If features the whole cast but focuses on Megumi Kuryuu.</p>
finished airing
• 7.02/10
#romance #school
tv Mission-E
Mission-E
<p>Chinami and her friends have formed an organization called OZ, with the financial backing of the Kujo Group. Their goal is to peacefully integrate people with Type-E abilities into society, and oppose the Foundation, an organization which seeks to capture and control Type-E users for their own mysterious purposes.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.54/10
#action #comedy #school #sci-fi
tv Koihime&acirc;€&nbsp;Musou
Koihime&acirc;€&nbsp;Musou
<p>This anime is based on an eroge game by Baseson, which was loosely based on the classic Chinese novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms.</p><p> Having lost her family to bandits during night raid, Kanu swears, she will not let others share the same pain. She quickly becomes a well-known and feared by villains bandit hunter. During her journey she comes across others, who wish to join her cause. One of them is a girl RinRin, who had similar experience with bandits in the past. </p>
finished airing
• 6.83/10
#action #adventure #fantasy #historical #ecchi #martial arts
tv Ultraviolet: Code 044
Ultraviolet: Code 044
<p>044 becomes the strongest female soldier excelling in combat through gene manipulation using a virus. However, in exchange for her abilities, her days become numbered. The next mission of the government is to destroy a bloodthirsty squad, Phage, and its leader King. In her battle, she encounters a Phage soldier, Luka, and finds herself unable to kill him. She wonders why, but as a result, Daxus Jr., the leader of the government group, regards her as a traitor. She is targeted by both Phage and the government, and she runs away with the injured Luka.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 5.98/10
#action #sci-fi
movie Kara no Kyoukai 5: Mujun Rasen
Kara no Kyoukai 5: Mujun Rasen
In November 1998, a double homicide occurs at the newly constructed Ogawa apartment complex in the heart of Mifune City. The murderer, Tomoe Enjou, has fled in a panic. To his astonishment, he is not pursued by the police and news of the incident has not been reported through media outlets. After Shiki Ryougi defends Tomoe from a group of thugs, she allows him to use her residence as a hideout. However, a few days later, Tomoe is shaken to discover that his mother is alive, even though he is convinced that he killed her.

Coincidentally, Mikiya Kokutou is investigating a tip that his associate Touko Aozaki receives regarding the murder at the unique apartment complex. As he uncovers more information about the incident, Mikiya takes a particular interest in Tomoe. Deciding to investigate him further, Mikiya soon discovers the disturbing truth of the foreboding Ogawa complex.

The fifth installment of the Kara no Kyoukai film series, Mujun Rasen combines an intricately constructed mystery with established themes and characters to produce a dark, thought-provoking story.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]
finished airing
• 8.61/10
#action #mystery #drama #romance #thriller
tv World Destruction: Sekai Bokumetsu no Rokunin
World Destruction: Sekai Bokumetsu no Rokunin
<p>Spinoff based on the Nintendo DS RPG game by SEGA, released in Japan July, 2008. </p><p> In a world where humans serve as livestock for the ruling beastman, and where sand fills the roles of water and fire. Kyrie is recruited by the "World Destruction Committee" to assist in putting an end to their world. Kyrie alone holds the power needed to do it. </p><p> (Source: AniDB) </p>
finished airing
• 7.05/10
#adventure #fantasy
movie Naruto: Shippuuden Movie 2 - Kizuna
Naruto: Shippuuden Movie 2 - Kizuna
<p>A mysterious group of ninjas makes a surprise attack on the Konohagakure, which takes great damage. The nightmare of another Shinobi World War could become a reality. Sasuke, who left Konoha to kill his brother, Itachi, appears for the second time in front of Naruto at an unknown location to prevent it from coming to fruition.</p><p> (Source: Wikipedia)</p>
finished airing
• 7.4/10
#action #shounen #martial arts
ova Lucky☆Star: Original na Visual to Animation
Lucky☆Star: Original na Visual to Animation
The OVA features six separate stories revolving around the cast, some of which border on the bizarre; one of which is an MMORPG environment being played by Konata, Kagami, Tsukasa, and Nanako Kuroi, and another in which Kagami has a "suggestive" dream about Konata.

(Source: Wikipedia)
finished airing
• 7.88/10
#comedy #parody #school #slice of life
tv Mahou Tsukai ni Taisetsu na Koto: Natsu no Sora
Mahou Tsukai ni Taisetsu na Koto: Natsu no Sora
<p>Get ready for a second magical journey to the world of Someday's Dreamers, where spellcasting is a profession that requires both the proper training AND a license. It's to get that license and fulfill a promise made to her late father that young Sora Suzuki has made the long journey from her distant home in the countryside town of Biei to the big city of Tokyo. It's a daunting challenge, but she's got a little bit of talent, a charming personality and, most important of all, the promise of an internship! What she ISN'T expecting, though, is how different life in the city will be, especially the people themselves. While she gets along with the confident Asagi, Kuroda and the gentle Hiyori, she's completely confused with the mysterious boy Gouta. And yet, as a result of their internships they keep ending up in the same situations and slowly learning to understand more about each other than they ever imagined possible! </p><p> (Source: Sentai Filmworks) </p>
finished airing
• 7.35/10
#drama #magic #slice of life #shounen
tv RoboDz
RoboDz
<p>No synopsis has been added for this series yet.</p><p> to update this information.</p>
finished airing
• 4.68/10
#sci-fi
ova Cobra The Animation: The Psycho-Gun
Cobra The Animation: The Psycho-Gun
<p>When Utopia More discovers an ancient record that holds the key to unlocking the secrets of the universe, she becomes the target of the ruthless Gypsy Doc of the Pirate Guild. Utopia finds herself saved by the easy-going yet legendary space pirate, Cobra, whose custom made Psychogun makes him a force to be reckoned with. Together, the two of them attempt to stop Gypsy Doc (along with Cobra's revived arch-nemesis, Crystal Boy) and his efforts to steal the record and use its secrets to rule the universe.</p>
finished airing
• 7.03/10
#action #adventure #mecha #sci-fi
tv Neo Angelique Abyss: Second Age
Neo Angelique Abyss: Second Age
<p>Continuing where the first season left off, the sudden increase of Thanatos with the disappearance of the Aube Hunters has now left Arcadia in ruin. Desperation reigns high as the Religious Organization fights to battle the Thanatos. Six months had already past since Hidamari mansion burned to ashes, the Aube Hunters, once hailed as heroes, is now blamed for the appearance of Thanatos. Nevertheless, hope still exists for the reappearance of the Queen's Egg one day, who will become the savior of Arcadia. Unknown to many however, the Aube Hunters have actually been silently waiting for the awakening of Angelique, who has been asleep the entire time.</p>
finished airing
• 7.15/10
#adventure #fantasy #shoujo #harem
movie Ghost in the Shell 2.0
Ghost in the Shell 2.0

Mamoru Oshii's first Ghost in the Shell cyberspace film will return to five Japanese theaters in an enhanced Ghost in the Shell 2.0 edition on July 12. The new edition will include new computer graphics and digital effects for some scenes and a reunion of most of the cast members for a new 6.1 surround sound recording. Academy-Award-winning sound mixer/editor Randy Thom (Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence, The Incredibles, The Right Stuff) has overseen the new soundtrack with Kenji Kawai's original music and a final mix that has been produced at Thom and Lucas Digital's Skywalker Sound studio in California.

In the new edition, the enigmatic Puppet Master character will be played by Yoshiko Sakakibara (Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence's Harraway, Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex's Prime Minister Yoko Kayabuki). Iemasa Kayumi (Giant Robo's Chief Chuujou Shizuo, RahXephon's Ernst Von Bähbem) played the role in the original edition.

The film will screen in Tokyo, Osaka, Nagoya, Fukuoka, and Sapporo. Not coincidentally, Oshii's latest film, The Sky Crawlers, will open one month after Ghost in the Shell 2.0 on August 2.

(Source: ANN)

finished airing
• 8.06/10
#action #mecha #military #sci-fi #police #psychological #seinen
tv Scarecrowman
Scarecrowman
<p>A regular old scarecrow has stood in a field for twenty years when one day, after a lightning storm, he comes to life. He becomes friends with the daughter of a scarecrow shop owner.</p>
finished airing
• 6.59/10
#fantasy #kids
special Takane no Jitensha
Takane no Jitensha
<p>An 11-year-old boy, Takasumi Takane, will be given a new bicycle if his exam results are in the top 100, but his results put him in 112th place. He tells his mother a lie that he placed 92nd, and he tears the answer sheets apart. On his way home from cram school, he accidently breaks the old bicycle that he is supposed to hand down to his little sister, Tamaki. This angers Tamaki. Furthermore, Tamaki accuses him of telling a lie, and he begins to think of her as a nuisance. One night, when he goes to a shrine to look for his missing dog, Chris, he encounters a young man named Yoyogi. Somehow, Yoyogi has the answer sheet marked as “92nd." Yoyogi proposes a trade, but threatens to return the answer sheet to its original owner unless he is given something Takane doesn't need. Takane offers him his sister, Tamaki. At that very moment, Tamaki arrives, searching for Takane and Chris. Yoyogi turns Tamaki into a shining object and swallows her. Takane decides that he was wrong and wants to save her. Yoyogi agrees to restore Tamaki to her original form if Takane wins a race against him, with his broken bicycle. Can Takane win the race rescue Tamaki?</p><p> (Source: AnimeNFO)</p>
finished airing
• 6.08/10
#fantasy #school
special Shigofumi Special
Shigofumi Special
<p>The 13th episode of Shigofumi.</p>
finished airing
• 7.42/10
#drama #fantasy #psychological #thriller
ova Kodomo no Jikan Recap
Kodomo no Jikan Recap
<p>A 86-minute DVD episode that includes an uncensored summary of the original TV series.</p>
finished airing
• 7.01/10
#comedy #ecchi #school
special InuYasha: Kuroi Tessaiga
InuYasha: Kuroi Tessaiga
<p>A 30-minute Inuyasha feature titled Kuroi Tessaiga screened on Takahashi Rumiko's picture exhibitions across Japan.</p><p> In January 2010, this special ended up, slightly edited, as episode 15 of Inuyasha Kanketsu-hen.</p>
finished airing
• 7.86/10
#action #adventure #comedy #demons #fantasy #magic #romance #shounen
ova Mushrambo (OVA)
Mushrambo (OVA)
<p>Kokoro wo Chikara ni: The story follows the human girl Yakumo, who awakens from cryogenic sleep in a devastated world destroyed by genetically engineered lifeforms, Enterrans. With the help of a few friendly Enterrans, she goes on a journey to find more human survivors and bring peace between the two factions.</p><p> Owaranai Chikyuu: After restoring the world to order, one threat remains for Yakumo and her friends. The cause of the war itself, hidden deep inside a meteorite that crashed at the start of the war, a cause that's about to resurface.</p>
finished airing
• 6.69/10
#action #adventure #fantasy #sci-fi
special Lupin III: Sweet Lost Night - Mahou no Lamp wa Akumu no Yokan
Lupin III: Sweet Lost Night - Mahou no Lamp wa Akumu no Yokan
<p>Lupin scores a "magic lamp" and finds it does hold a genie. However, the stroke of 7PM strikes, and that is the last thing he remembers. Finding himself in Singapore, Lupin must battle his way past the forces of Colonel Garlic and discover the secret behind the lamp. But every time the clock strikes 7PM, his memory is wiped clean! How can Lupin piece together this puzzle, when he can't even remember what he is doing?!</p><p> (Source: Lupin III Encyclopedia)</p>
finished airing
• 7.15/10
#adventure #comedy #shounen
special Penguin Musume&acirc;™&yen;Heart Special
Penguin Musume&acirc;™&yen;Heart Special
<p>ONA Special episode #11.5. </p>
finished airing
• 6.46/10
#comedy #ecchi #school #slice of life
special Detroit Metal City: Birth of the Metal Devil
Detroit Metal City: Birth of the Metal Devil
<p>This is a special introductory episode of Detroit Metal City.</p>
finished airing
• 7.36/10
#comedy #music #parody #romance
special Dragonaut: The Resonance Special
Dragonaut: The Resonance Special
<p>An unaired 26th episode that will be in the final DVD.</p>
finished airing
• 7/10
#action #mecha #romance #sci-fi
ova Quiz Magic Academy: The Original Animation
Quiz Magic Academy: The Original Animation
<p>There is a magical academy that is located on a floating island in the sky. This OVA is about the students of one of the academy's classes, who's only chance not to fail the semester is to win a competition where they must show off their magic skills.</p>
finished airing
• 6.2/10
#comedy #fantasy #school #magic
ova Candy Boy Episode: EX01 - Mirai Yohouzu
Candy Boy Episode: EX01 - Mirai Yohouzu
A dvd only prequel to the Candy Boy series. Twin sisters, Yukino and Kanade Sakurai, move to a new school in the big city of Tokyo but not everything is quite like they expected.
finished airing
• 6.95/10
#school #slice of life
special Dragon Ball: Ossu! Kaette Kita Son Gokuu to Nakama-tachi!!
Dragon Ball: Ossu! Kaette Kita Son Gokuu to Nakama-tachi!!
<p>Based on an original concept by the original author Akira Toriyama, the story, set shortly after the defeat of Majin Buu, pits Son Gokuu and his friends against a new, powerful enemy. </p><p> This special introduces four new characters: Abo and Kado red and blue aliens wearing battle fatigues similar to Frieza's army, one tiny yellow alien, and a young Saiyan child who vaguely resembles Vegeta named Tarble. Though very little about the plot has been revealed, Tarble has arrived on Earth, being pursued by Abo and Kado. </p><p> (Source: Wikipedia)</p>
finished airing
• 7.03/10
#action #adventure #comedy #fantasy
special Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch R2 Picture Drama
Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch R2 Picture Drama
<p>5 minute specials featuring previously unseen scenes from the main Code Geass R2 series, mostly comedic in nature.</p>
finished airing
• 7.18/10
#comedy #ecchi #slice of life
ona Macross 25th Anniversary: All That VF Macross Zero Version
Macross 25th Anniversary: All That VF Macross Zero Version
<p>Short movie about the Macross Zero Variable Fighters.</p>
finished airing
• 6.42/10
#action #mecha #sci-fi
ona Macross 25th Anniversary: All That VF Macross F Version
Macross 25th Anniversary: All That VF Macross F Version
<p>Short movie about the Variable Fighters in Macross F.</p>
finished airing
• 6.48/10
#action #mecha #sci-fi
special Kiku-chan to Ookami
Kiku-chan to Ookami
<p>"Kiku-chan to Okami" is an adaptation of "Grave of the Fireflies" author Akiyuki Nosaka’s short story "Toshi-Oi Mesu-Okami to Onna no Ko no Hanashi" (The Story of the Old Mother Wolf and the Girl), which follows a girl and the wolf in the fields of WWII Manchuria who watches over her like a mother.</p><p> (Source: AniDB)</p>
finished airing
• 5.85/10
#adventure #historical
ona Shinjuku Shin-chan Patrol: Warui Otona ni Ki wo Tsukete
Shinjuku Shin-chan Patrol: Warui Otona ni Ki wo Tsukete
<p>Free video hosted by Tokyo neighbourhood to protect kids from "bad adults".</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 5.3/10
#kids
special Seto no Hanayome Fan Disc
Seto no Hanayome Fan Disc
<p>Fan discs containing shorts that weren't included in the TV series. </p><p> 1. Aoi Koi-hen</p><p> 2. Ibara Koiji-hen</p><p> Music videos from both discs are not included in the entry, as they don't contain any new scenes.</p><p> The same specials were included in the Blueray box set, but divided into 6 episodes of 2 minutes each.</p>
finished airing
• 7.18/10
#comedy #parody #school
special Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D&#039;s: Shinkasuru Kettou! Stardust vs. Red Demon&#039;s
Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D&#039;s: Shinkasuru Kettou! Stardust vs. Red Demon&#039;s
<p>A non-canon Yu-Gi-Oh! 5D's special, from the 2008 Super Jump Anime Tour. Yusei Fudo and Jack Atlas face off in a Riding Duel for the title of Duel King, with Aki and the twins watching. The ace dragons, Stardust Dragon and Red Daemon's Dragon, clash once again, and this time gain the power to 'evolve' using the Buster Mode trap card, becoming "Stardust Dragon/Buster" and "Red Demon's Dragon/Buster".</p>
finished airing
• 7.07/10
#fantasy #game #sci-fi
tv Akiba-chan
Akiba-chan
<p>Akiba-chan focuses on the daily life of Akiba-chan and four fellow TV and game fans in the Maison de Akiba apartments. Buildup Entertainment (Gundam: Mission To The Rise, Macross Plus) produced the computer animation with director Junya Kabe (Specter, D) and character designer Poyoyon Rock (Nurse Witch Komugi, Starship Girl Yamamoto Yohko). </p><p> (Source: yukianimereviews.com)</p>
finished airing
• 5.3/10
#comedy #kids
special Ikkitousen: Great Guardians Specials
Ikkitousen: Great Guardians Specials
<p>Uncensored Ikkitousen: Great Guardians DVD Comedy Specials.</p>
finished airing
• 6.7/10
#comedy #ecchi
special Mobile Suit Gundam 00: Tenshitachi no Kiseki
Mobile Suit Gundam 00: Tenshitachi no Kiseki
<p>A recap of the first season, from Setsuna point of view.</p>
finished airing
• 7.32/10
#action #mecha #sci-fi
special Wagaya no Oinari-sama. Specials
Wagaya no Oinari-sama. Specials
<p>Short comedy sketches involving Tenko & Kou.</p>
finished airing
• 6.77/10
#adventure #comedy #fantasy #shounen
ova Ranma &Acirc;&frac12;: Akumu! Shunmin Kou
Ranma &Acirc;&frac12;: Akumu! Shunmin Kou
<p>Twelve years after the final OVA was shown, and the end of the manga, a new piece of Ranma ½ animation was made for the "It's a Rumic World" exhibition of Rumiko Takahashi's artwork. The new 30 minute special is based on the "Nightmare! Incense of Spring Sleep" manga story from volume 34, and was shown on odd numbered days at the "It's A Rumic World" exhibition in Tokyo from July 30th to August 11th.</p><p> (Source: Wikipedia)</p>
finished airing
• 7.62/10
#action #adventure #comedy #shounen #martial arts
movie Feng Yun Jue
Feng Yun Jue
<p>This is a sequel to the story featuring two legendary and adventurous characters, Wind & Cloud. The Sword Worship Villa, the world's top sword maker, witnessed the bloody execution of its people due to allegations of conspiring to start a rebellion. The young master of the villa, Ao Jue, is the only survivor of the execution. In order to complete the “Jue” Sword, forged by generations of his family, Ao Jue swears to attack Tin Ha Wui and battle with Wind & Cloud in order to obtain the blood of the Flame Kylin which can unleash the power of the sword. With Wind's blood containing the blood of the Flame Kylin, he becomes the prime target in Ao Jue's plan of completing the sword.</p>
finished airing
• 6.5/10
#action #adventure #martial arts
special Zero no Tsukaima: Princesses no Rondo Picture Drama
Zero no Tsukaima: Princesses no Rondo Picture Drama
<p>Picture Drama episodes included in each DVD volumes of Zero no Tsukaima: Princesses no Rondo.</p><p> Episode Titles:</p><p> vol.1 「Maid's Afternoon: Whip of Love」(メイドの午後 愛のムチ編)</p><p> vol.2 「Maid's Afternoon: Afternoon for Two」(メイドの午後 二人きりの昼下がり編)</p><p> vol.3 「Maid's Afternoon: The Last Night」 (メイドの午後 最後の夜編)</p><p> vol.4 「Countess Butterfly's Graceful Day」 Prologue (バタフライ伯爵夫人の優雅な一日 序章)</p><p> vol.5 「Countess Butterfly's Graceful Day」 Chapter 1 (バタフライ伯爵夫人の優雅な一日 第1章)</p><p> vol.6 「Countess Butterfly's Graceful Day」 Chapter 2 (バタフライ伯爵夫人の優雅な一日 第2章)</p><p> vol.7 「Countess Butterfly's Graceful Day」 The Last Chapter (バタフライ伯爵夫人の優雅な一日 最終章)</p>
finished airing
• 7.04/10
#action #adventure #comedy #drama #ecchi #fantasy #romance #school #harem #magic
special It&#039;s a Rumic World: 50th Anniversary Weekly&acirc;˜…Shonen Sunday
It&#039;s a Rumic World: 50th Anniversary Weekly&acirc;˜…Shonen Sunday
<p>The characters from Ranma 1/2, Urusei Yatsura, and Inuyasha all gather together in a short crossover to introduce the 50th Anniversary Weekly Shonen Sunday "Rumic World" Museum opening, celebrating Rumiko Takahashi's manga work.</p>
finished airing
• 6.96/10
#comedy #sci-fi
special ef: A Tale of Memories. - Recollections
ef: A Tale of Memories. - Recollections
<p>Asou Renji comes back at the station with Chihiro, after the events of ef - a tale of melodies. They recollect various moments in this 'summary' of the first season of ef, with special new intermissions.</p><p> (Source: Animeka)</p>
finished airing
• 7.41/10
#mystery #drama #romance #seinen
ova Toshi Densetsu Monogatari Hikiko
Toshi Densetsu Monogatari Hikiko
<p>Story: 3D CG-animated movie about Hikiko, who is a character of a Japanese urban legend. She was violently treated all the time by her parents and classmates at the elementary school and she's extremely ugly due to the constant violence. To revenge, she caught students from elementary school and drag them on the floor until they're badly mutilated.</p><p> When Revsersing Hikiko's full name 森妃姫子(Mori Hikiko) gives 引き籠もり(hikikomori), which means Social Withdrawal.</p>
finished airing
• 6.04/10
#horror
special Gintama: Jump Anime Tour 2008 Special
Gintama: Jump Anime Tour 2008 Special
<p>According to Aniplex, a 10min short anime of Gintama "Shiroyasha Koutan" will be released on September 30th. It was shown at Jump Super Anime Tour 2008 and had never been released as a DVD.</p><p> It's a trailer of an imaginary Gintama movie. Gintama OVA shown at Jump Anime Tour '05 is also included in the DVD.</p>
finished airing
• 8.36/10
#action #comedy #historical #parody #sci-fi
special Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei Jo: Zoku Zetsubou Shoujo Senshuu
Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei Jo: Zoku Zetsubou Shoujo Senshuu
<p>A special summary episode of the second season of Sayonara Zetsubou Sensei, focusing on the girls that were not introduced in the first Zetsubou Shoujo Senshuu: Otonashi Meru, Fujiyoshi Harumi, Kaga Ai and Mitama Mayo.</p>
finished airing
• 7.56/10
#comedy #parody #school
special Pokemon: Pikachu Koori no Daibouken
Pokemon: Pikachu Koori no Daibouken
<p>While playing in the ocean near a tropical resort, Pikachu & Co. get in a scuffle with Team Rocket's Pokémon. This scuffle causes the Pokémon to wind up miles away in an Ice-covered Paradise. However, when they get there, they are seperated soon find that certain Pokémon in the area require their assistance. Will they be able to reunite with their friends and help these Pokémon out?</p><p>(Source: Serebii)</p>
finished airing
• 6.51/10
#comedy
special Tales of Symphonia The Animation: Kaette Kita Kratos-sensei no Private Lesson
Tales of Symphonia The Animation: Kaette Kita Kratos-sensei no Private Lesson
<p>A special animation that came with the blu-ray box set of the Tales Of Symphonia animation.</p><p>Kratos Sensei's private lesson is back! Except this time, since Kratos isn't around to teach, so the great Zelos takes his place! And he brings with him, a special announcement!</p>
finished airing
• 6.86/10
#comedy #school
special Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch R2: Flash Specials
Code Geass: Hangyaku no Lelouch R2: Flash Specials
<p>9 flash anime specials included in the Code Geass R2 DVDs and BDs.</p>
finished airing
• 6.18/10
#parody
movie Sore Ike! Anpanman: Hiya Hiya Hiyariko to Bafu Bafu Baikinman
Sore Ike! Anpanman: Hiya Hiya Hiyariko to Bafu Bafu Baikinman
<p>No synopsis information has been added to this title. Help improve our database by adding synopsis</p><p>.</p>
finished airing
• 5.55/10
#comedy #fantasy #kids
movie Sore Ike! Anpanman: Yousei Rinrin no Himitsu
Sore Ike! Anpanman: Yousei Rinrin no Himitsu
<p>No synopsis information has been added to this title. Help improve our database by adding synopsis</p><p>.</p>
finished airing
• 5.79/10
#comedy #fantasy #kids
movie Gegege no Kitarou: Youkai Japan Rally 3D
Gegege no Kitarou: Youkai Japan Rally 3D
<p>No synopsis information has been added to this title. Help improve our database by adding synopsis</p><p>.</p>
finished airing
• 4.5/10
#adventure #cars #fantasy
special MapleStory Special
MapleStory Special
<p>Unaired episode of the</p> MapleStory <p>series included on the 9th DVD Volume.</p>
finished airing
• 5.75/10
#action #comedy #fantasy #kids
special Taiho Shichau zo: Full Throttle Special
Taiho Shichau zo: Full Throttle Special
<p>Rounding off season 3, Natsumi and Miyuki reminiscince about their lives at Bokuto station while hearing from people they've met through work. (This is limited to characters they've met in season 3.)</p><p> We are also introduced to Bokuto Station's two new recruits; Kaori Takano and Sakura Fujieda. Starting off their duty, they are taken on a field trip by Miyuki and Natsumi and quickly find out what will be expected of them as police officers.</p>
finished airing
• 7.12/10
#action #adventure #comedy #police