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movie Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack
Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack
<p>U.C. 0093 - Char Aznable, the infamous "Red Comet" of the One Year War, has come out of hiding to lead the Neo-Zeon Army and wage war against the Earth Federation. Only his greatest rival, Gundam pilot Amuro Ray, can stop him from dropping the Axis asteroid on Earth and causing a major global catastrophe.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.74/10
#drama #mecha #shounen #military #sci-fi
tv Hiatari Ryoukou!
Hiatari Ryoukou!
<p>Kishimoto Kasumi, a 15-year-old girl, was supposed to live at her auntie's house in order to go to high school since April. However, when she moved to the house she was surprised with the fact that there were already four new male students living in the same house. To make the matter worse, that day while she was taking a bath, Takasugi Yusaku, one of those boys, came into the bath and saw her naked. This is how Kasumi's troublesome high school days started. </p><p> (Source: AniDB)</p>
finished airing
• 7.18/10
#comedy #romance #school #sports
tv Transformers Headmasters
Transformers Headmasters
<p>Headmasters starts with Galvatron leading a new batch of Destrons to wage war on Seibertron, the Destron Headmasters. The Cybertrons are rescued by the arrival of the Cybertron Headmasters, led by Fortress (Cerebros, the head of Fortress Maximus). It is revealed that Fortress left Seibertron millions of years ago in search of energy, and have finally managed to come home. He explains that the Headmasters are from a planet called Master; the human-sized robots who live there built themselves Transformers-sized bodies. They can then transform themselves into the heads of the robots, and have now joined the Cybertron-Destron war. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.59/10
#adventure #mecha #shounen #sci-fi
tv Kimagure Orange&acirc;˜†Road
Kimagure Orange&acirc;˜†Road
<p>Fifteen-year-old Kyosuke Kasuga moves to a new city and becomes enamored by one Madoka Ayukawa, whom often treats him coldly even though she seemed friendly the first time they met, when he caught her red straw hat on the stairs. Kyosuke also must try to avoid breaking the heart of the slightly childish Hikaru Hiyama, who fell in love with him after she saw him make an impossible shot with a basketball and who likes to shower him with affection. Also, just to make things interesting, Kyosuke, his sisters, his grandfather, and his cousins all have various powers (teleportation, psychokinesis, hypnosis, time travel, personality transference) which Kyosuke desperately tries to keep a secret, though some of the other family members have no such qualms against using their powers in public.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.65/10
#action #comedy #drama #fantasy #romance #school #shounen #magic
movie Saint Seiya: Kamigami no Atsuki Tatakai
Saint Seiya: Kamigami no Atsuki Tatakai
<p>In northern Europe, the reincarnation of Odin, Dolbar, rules supreme. One day, Hyoga rescues a man in Siberia so warns him about trouble in the Asgard. Athena goes out to investigate and sends Hyoga in advance but when she and the others arrive at the Asgard, Hyoga is nowhere to be found. When Dolbar captures Athena to take control of the sanctuary, the bronze saints try to help her but are attacked by the God Warriors.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.06/10
#adventure #shounen #sci-fi
tv Hokuto no Ken 2
Hokuto no Ken 2
<p>In the second series after Raoh has been defeated by Kenshiro a new rival appears. The Gentou Kouken warriors. Falco the successor of the Gentou Kouken takes orders from an evil ruler by the name of Jacko. He claims to be the man chosen by the Tentei and issues orders to his subordinates to capture anyone living in order to build up his Imperial Capital. Kenshiro once again rises out of the shadows and puts an end to his tyrannical ways. Amidst the mayhem Lynn gets captured and gets taken to the land of the Shura where only ruthless fighters exist. Now Kenshiro must pursue the captor and defeat the 3 Rasho of the land in order to escape with his life and with Lynn.</p>
finished airing
• 7.59/10
#action #drama
tv Maison Ikkoku
Maison Ikkoku

The story takes place in Maison Ikkoku, a worn and aging boarding house where Godai Yuusaku, a 20 year old college applicant, lives. Though honest and good-natured, he is weak willed and often taken advantage of by the offbeat and mischievous tenants who live with him. As he is about to move out, he is stopped at the door by the young and beautiful Otonashi Kyouko, who announces she will be taking over as landlord. Godai immediately falls in love with her and decides to stay.

Later, Godai and the other tenants find out that despite her young age, she is a widow, as she married her high school teacher, but he died shortly after their marriage. Godai empathizes with her and endeavors to free her from her sadness.

He manages to work up enough courage to confess his love to her, and it begins to look like that a relationship between them might actually appear... until Kyouko meets the rich, handsome, and charming Mitaka Shun. Mitaka quickly declares his intention to court Kyouko and states that he is very patient and can wait until her heart is ready.

(Source: AniDB)

finished airing
• 8.23/10
#comedy #drama #romance
tv City Hunter
City Hunter
<p> Ryo Saeba works the streets of Tokyo as the City Hunter. He's a "sweeper" and with his sidekick Kaori Makimura, he keeps the city clean. People hire the City Hunter to solve their dangerous problems, which he does with a Colt Python. When Ryo's not working on a case, he's working on getting the ladies, and Kaori must keep him in check with her trusty 10 kg hammer. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.99/10
#action #comedy #mystery #shounen
movie Urusei Yatsura Movie 5: Final
Urusei Yatsura Movie 5: Final
<p>The Urusei Yatsura story comes to a climax in this animated retelling of the final Manga story (although not the final movie). Lupa, yet another one of Lum's fiancés, arrives on the scene, and Lum and Ataru have to repeat their game of tag in order to prevent the Earth from being destroyed.</p><p> All Ataru has to do to win is say "I love you" the three words he has steadfastly refused to say to Lum. Will he admit his true feelings and save the Earth? Or will his pride doom it to destruction?</p><p> (Source: AniDB)</p>
finished airing
• 7.59/10
#action #adventure #comedy #drama #romance #sci-fi
tv Lady Lady!!
Lady Lady!!
<p>Lynn lost her mother at the age of five and lives in with her father in England. Lynn's father is not able to be by her side all the time because of his busy schedule and Lynn is often left on her own. Despite having to endure the harsh loneliness, Lynn strives to protect her promise with her mother to become a strong and elegant lady.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.64/10
#drama #historical
special Mobile Suit SD Gundam Mk I
Mobile Suit SD Gundam Mk I
<p>A collection of short parodies of the Mobile Suit Gundam saga. Episode 1 pokes fun at key events that occurred during the One Year War. In episode 2, Amuro, Kamille and Judau fight over who runs the better pension when Char comes in to crash their party. Episode 3 is the SD Olympics, an array of athletic events pitting man with mobile suit. </p>
finished airing
• 6.42/10
#mecha #parody #sci-fi
movie Maison Ikkoku: Kanketsu-hen
Maison Ikkoku: Kanketsu-hen
<p>Taking place after the TV series, this movie tells the story of what happened with Godai, Kyoko, and the tenants after the TV series ended. (Don't take the last episode in account, since that is a summary of what will come.)</p><p> (Source: AniDB, edited)</p>
finished airing
• 7.39/10
#comedy #drama #romance
tv Shoukoushi Cedie
Shoukoushi Cedie
<p>After his father's sudden death, Ceddie moves to England as an heir to his grandfather, the Earl of Dorincourt. </p><p> The Earl is a stubborn and selfish old man. Gradually, however, Ceddie's innocent love opens the Earl's heart and changes him into a caring and generous person. </p><p> This is based on "Little Lord Fauntleroy" by F.H.Burnett. </p><p> (Source: AnimeNfo)</p>
finished airing
• 7.48/10
#drama #shoujo
ova Soukou Kihei Votoms: Red Shoulder Document - Yabou no Roots
Soukou Kihei Votoms: Red Shoulder Document - Yabou no Roots
<p>After armored trooper pilot Chirico Cuvie is given orders to transfer to Planet Odon, he and all of the other new recruits are sent into a simulated battle to test their abilities. However, this 'simulated battle' turns out to be a serious fight to eliminate those without the necessary skills. Chirico survives along with just three others, despite the fact that he fought while injured. It soon becomes apparent that this is not the first time he has survived against incredible odds, a fact that Colonel Peruzen wishes to exploit. But is Chirico truly immortal? </p><p> (Source: Anime-Planet) </p>
finished airing
• 7.38/10
#drama #mecha #military #sci-fi
movie Doraemon Movie 09: Nobita no Parallel Saiyuuki
Doraemon Movie 09: Nobita no Parallel Saiyuuki
<p>Nobita is trying to prove that the Monkey King exists so they went back to the time Sanzo began his pilgrimage. Doraemon used a virtual video game console and let Nobita play "Journey to The West" to give Nobita clothes that the Monkey King wears. Nobita messed up on prooving Monkey king exists. When Nobita and his friends played "Journey to The West" and they finished the game without fighting any demons. Later, they found out thier world is ruled by demons. The problem is that Doraemon left the game console open in the past without closing it and demons started to appear to invade the world. Doraemon and the others now have to go back into the past to vanquish the demons.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.28/10
#adventure #fantasy #kids #shounen #sci-fi
ova Kyoufu no Bio Ningen Saishuu Kyoushi
Kyoufu no Bio Ningen Saishuu Kyoushi
<p>At a run down school the "Ultimate Teacher" Ganpachi is sent to get things back on track and prepare the delinquent students for the real world. But the students don't want Ganpachi ruining the gang they got going so their boss, Hinako, fights back Ganpachi aided by her secret power...her lucky kitty underwear. Things get more interesting when we findout Ganpachi is the result of genetic experiments.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 5.65/10
#action #adventure #comedy #school
tv Geragera Boes Monogatari
Geragera Boes Monogatari
<p>Farm life has never been this wacky. Where else could you find a turtle with a built in TV under his shell, a bald lion, an elephant whose trunk doubles as a garden hose and an inflatable octopus. All run by a good-natured ox named Olly.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.12/10
#comedy #kids
tv Sakigake!! Otokojuku
Sakigake!! Otokojuku
<p>Otokojuku: a private school for juvenile delinquents that were previously expelled from normal schools. At this school, Japanese chivalry is taught through feudal and military fundamentals. Similar to an action film, the classes are overwhelmed by violence. Only those who survive it become true men.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.43/10
#action #comedy #shounen
movie Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu: Waga Yuku wa Hoshi no Taikai
Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu: Waga Yuku wa Hoshi no Taikai
<p>This movie, based on an anecdote of "Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu" written by novelist Tanaka Yoshiki, preludes the 110-episodes TV series by describing the first encounter between the ambitious young man Reinhard von Müsel under the imperial flag and the passive Yang Wenli who serves a corrupting democracy. Set in an imaginative future, the story describes the first encounter between Yang and Reinhard and discusses how heroes are born.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 8.01/10
#action #historical #military #sci-fi
ova Dragon&#039;s Heaven
Dragon&#039;s Heaven
<p>In the year 3195, there was a war between an army of robots and the humans. When Shaian, a sentient combat armor, lost his companion in battle, he shut down until his internal systems spotted a new human. It's now almost a 1000 years later, and Shaian's greatest enemy is still alive and doing battle in Brazil. With a new friend`s help, Shaian may be able to stop this evil force before another war rages over the continent.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.08/10
#action #adventure #fantasy #mecha #sci-fi
tv Lemon Angel (1988)
Lemon Angel (1988)
<p>The sequel of the Cream Lemon: Lemon Angel. </p>
finished airing
• 5.82/10
#ecchi
ova Harbor Light Monogatari: Fashion Lala yori
Harbor Light Monogatari: Fashion Lala yori
<p>A Cinderella story of sorts, Fashion Lala stars a little girl named Miho who doesn't get along with her family. Miho loves to design clothing, but her aunt and three cousins don't believe that such a young girl is capable and mock her designs. Meanwhile, a contest for the new "Disco Queen" is coming up, and Miho wants nothing more than to be able to design a dress for someone to wear to the competition, since she's too young to enter herself. With determination and a little bit of magic, Miho's dreams just might come true!</p>
finished airing
• 5.41/10
#shoujo
ova Madonna
Madonna
<p>Mako, a sexy young teacher, comes to Gyunabe high school to enlighten young minds. What she wasn't counting on was a class full of misfits lead by the delinquent Obayashi. If their never ending quest to see her underwear and embarrass her in front of the whole school doesn't force her to quit, then her principal's brilliant idea of making her the new rugby coach will.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.38/10
#comedy #school #sports
tv Grimm Masterpiece Theater
Grimm Masterpiece Theater
<p>The series consists of mostly stand-alone episodes which retell different fairy or folk tales. Despite the title, they are not all based on fairy tales collected by the Grimm Brothers.</p>
finished airing
• 7.56/10
#adventure #comedy #fantasy #kids #magic
tv Tatakae!! Ramenman
Tatakae!! Ramenman
<p>Set in a land where several martial arts styles collide, including (but not limited to) Chinese Kung Fu, Japanese Karate, and South Korean Taekwondo. Yet amongst these Shaolin-trained fighters and men powerful enough to cut the face of a mountain, Victory Ramenman is said to be the strongest of them all. At a young age, he witnessed his father Somenman being murdered by members of the Cobra Gang (who are still running rampant to this day). Found and taken in by the wise old Chen Sou-Mei, Ramenman trains for 12 years under his master and learns the great Essential Battle Dragon (闘龍極意書, To Ryuu Gokui Sho) style of Choujin Martial arts. Now, with his young sidekick Shao-Mai, Ramenman travels the land seeking vengeance for his father, fighting several villains along the way.</p><p> (Source: Wikipedia)</p>
finished airing
• 6.61/10
#action #adventure #comedy #shounen
ova Aura Battler Dunbine OVA
Aura Battler Dunbine OVA
<p>Taking place 700 years after the Dunbine TV Series, "The Tale of Neo Byston Well" revolves around Shion Zaba, the reincarnation of series protagonist Sho Zama. Together with Silkie Mau, Reml Jilfried (the reincarnation of Remile Luft), and the Aura Battler Silbine, Shion must stop a twisted Shot Weapon from launching a custom-made nuclear ICBM missile that's poised to wipe out the realm.</p><p> "The Tale of Neo Byston Well" gained praise not only for its upgraded animation but also for using B-CLUB Magazine's popular AURA FANTASM series as the basis for the new Aura Battler designs.</p>
finished airing
• 5.83/10
#adventure #mecha #sci-fi
ova Xanadu Dragonslayer Densetsu
Xanadu Dragonslayer Densetsu
<p>Based on the role-playing game "Legend of Xanadu". The evil magician Reichswar has killed the King to gain possession of a magic crystal; now he means to use its power to rule the whole of Xanadu. Then the widowed Queen Rieru is kidnapped. One brave young warrior, wielding the magic blade Dragonslayer, goes to her rescue.</p><p> (Source: The Anime Encyclopedia)</p>
finished airing
• 5.81/10
#adventure #comedy #fantasy
ova Machine Robo: Leina, The Legend of Wolf Blade
Machine Robo: Leina, The Legend of Wolf Blade
<p>When Revenge of Cronos left off, Rom and Leina had crossed a dimensional barrier. Their physical forms changed from robot to human and they were separated with blurred memories. Leina Stol is now incarnated as Leina Haruka, a Japanese schoolgirl. As the story progresses, she meets up with Rod Drill, Blue Jet, Triple Jim, and Rom; all of whom are now human. </p><p> (Source: Wikipedia)</p>
finished airing
• 6.3/10
#action #mecha
tv Tsuideni Tonchinkan
Tsuideni Tonchinkan
<p>Based on the same name gag manga by Endo Koichi.</p><p> A gang decides to play at burglary without the knowledge of their schoolmates, each masquerading at different times as the master thief Tonchinkan.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.13/10
#comedy
tv Gegege no Kitarou (1985)
Gegege no Kitarou (1985)
<p>As civilization advances, people are beginning to lose the consideration and kindliness for Nature. This has incurred the wrath of the ghosts who are becoming increasingly unhappy with the selfishness of the human kind. However, there is a conflict of interests within the ghosts in which one extreme opposes the humans completely while another extreme desires the co-existence of humans and ghosts. Kitaro and his family belongs to the latter category and yearns to seek mutual understanding between the humans and ghosts. Kitaro's fight for love and hope continues.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.69/10
#comedy
tv Gegege no Kitarou: Jigoku-hen
Gegege no Kitarou: Jigoku-hen
<p>The origins of Kitarou.</p>
finished airing
• 6.35/10
#adventure #comedy #fantasy #horror
movie Lady Lady!! (1988)
Lady Lady!! (1988)
<p>When Rin's mother dies, she makes the promise that some day she will become a Lady, and travels to England to meet the rest of the family. She is not very welcomed (specially at the start by her stepsister Sara), but after some time they are all a happy family. Rin (Lynn) is also very interested in horses and racing, and she wins a nice share of contests.</p><p>This series is divided into two parts, first with Rin being really a child, and the second with her being around 13.</p><p>(Source: Anidb)</p>
finished airing
• 6.7/10
#drama #shoujo
movie Esper Mami: Hoshizora no Dancing Doll
Esper Mami: Hoshizora no Dancing Doll
<p>Schoolgirl Mami Sakura discovers that she has superpowers. She can sense other people in trouble and teleport to help them, but she keeps her secret double-life hidden from her parents with the help of her schoolfriend, Kazuo Takahata. In this short film, Mami uses her powers to make a puppet show for deprived children.</p><p>(Source: Anime Encyclopedia)</p>
finished airing
• 6.13/10
#fantasy #shounen
tv Manga Naruhodo Monogatari
Manga Naruhodo Monogatari
<p>No synopsis has been added for this series yet.</p><p>to update this information.</p>
finished airing
• 6.03/10
#adventure #kids
movie Bikkuriman: Daiichiji Seima Taisen
Bikkuriman: Daiichiji Seima Taisen
<p>First Bikkuriman film.</p>
finished airing
• 5.3/10
#action #adventure #kids
movie Ultra B: Black Hole kara no Dokusaisha BB!!
Ultra B: Black Hole kara no Dokusaisha BB!!
<p>No synopsis has been added for this series yet.</p><p>to update this information.</p>
finished airing
• 5.71/10
#adventure #comedy
tv Manga Nihon Keizai Nyuumon
Manga Nihon Keizai Nyuumon
<p>Depiction of Japan's economy, based on Shoutarou Ishinomori's epynomous manga.</p>
finished airing
• 6.21/10
#drama
tv Oraa Guzura Dado (1987)
Oraa Guzura Dado (1987)
<p>Remake of the first series.</p><p>When Mt. Bikkura erupts a huge egg one day, a chubby little dinosaur name Guzura hatches out of it. The series follows his misadventures as he interacts with humans as well as other animals and creatures</p>
finished airing
• 6.37/10
#comedy #kids
tv Kamen no Ninja Akakage
Kamen no Ninja Akakage
<p>Red Shadow, created by Mitsuteru Yokoyama, is a ninja who wears a red-and-black costume and a stylized red mask. His adventures take place in Feudal Japan, and he and his ninja sidekicks Aokage and Shirokage fight evil warlords, wizards and daikaiju using modern high-tech gadgetry (a blatant oddity in a period setting).</p><p>(Source: Wikipedia)</p>
finished airing
• 6.57/10
#action #fantasy
tv Norakuro-kun
Norakuro-kun
<p>October, 1987, Autumn. In Suganami, Tokyo, there lives the Kinoshita family whereby the father draws very little pay out of his job as an ordinary salaryman. In order to cover expenses, he decides to let out the second floor of their apartment to earn additional rental income. One day, an obstinate-looking eldery dog, accompanied by a younger boy-dog, came knocking on their doors. The eldery dog addresses himself as Norayama Kuroyoshi and introduces his grandson as Norakuro. The former wants to open a detective agency and intends to rent the unit for their office. He will be the president of the investigative bureau while Norakuro-kun will be the director. He will also recruit one of the Kinoshita's sons, Keita-kun, as his employee and their advisor will be the girl-next-door, a high school student by the name of Rika Sawaguchi. On the third day since the official opening of the office, the telephone rang, a signal of a new case.</p><p>(Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.73/10
#comedy #mystery
tv Pro Golfer Saru (1985)
Pro Golfer Saru (1985)
<p>No synopsis information has been added to this title. Help improve our database by adding synopsis</p><p>.</p>
finished airing
• 6.56/10
#kids #sports
tv Mama Ohanashi Kikasete
Mama Ohanashi Kikasete
<p>Short animated films of well-known Japanese folk tales, including the stories of Taro Maegami, The Riceball Family, The Master of Catching Stars, Thunder is the Bridegroom, and The Elephant's Sneeze. Shown as part of the children's variety</p><p>program, Tondeke Gutchonpa.</p><p>(Source: The Anime Encyclopedia)</p>
finished airing
• 7/10
#fantasy #kids
tv Gutchonpa Omoshiro Hanashi
Gutchonpa Omoshiro Hanashi
<p>A short anime that aired during the children's variety program Tondeke Gutchonpa. This one focused on telling funny stories.</p>
finished airing
• 5.44/10
#kids
tv Heart Cocktail
Heart Cocktail
<p>Chalk-Colored People-creator Seizo Watase's 1983 series of short manga in Comic Morning is adapted into dozens of romantic vignettes, each designed to tell a simple love story in "no more time than it would take to smoke a cigarette," which often means that there is little time for even revealing people's names; many tales simply star "Me" and "Her."</p><p>Stories include Emblem of My Father, Two in the Beer Garden, Old Hawaii Corner, My Brother's Zippo, and Takeru's Love of Two and a Half Millennia. The tobacco analogy may sound strange in these politically correct times, but it is better than the alternative, remembering that such short manga stories are actually designed to take no longer to read than the average dump.</p>
finished airing
• 6.33/10
#romance #seinen