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tv Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan
Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan
<p>Himura Kenshin is a vagabond with a dark past and sunny disposition. Not a ronin but a rurouni, he was never a samurai, but an assassin of utmost skill in the Meiji restoration, who in the turning point of the war simply walked away. His travels lead him to Tokyo in the 11th year of the Meiji era, where he befriends a female Kendo master, a former thief, a brawler and a doctor all with their own secrets. Together they fight off the enemies surfacing from the dark past that Kenshin cannot escape. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 8.38/10
#action #adventure #comedy #historical #romance
tv Dragon Ball GT
Dragon Ball GT
<p>Goku, the hero who destroyed the evil of Frieza, Cell, and Buu in DBZ, learns that an old foe, Emperor Pilaf from DB has captured the 7 magical Black Star Dragon Balls, which, at the cost of the planet the balls are on, can grant any wish. Pilaf wishes that Goku is a child, and Goku becomes a child. In order to save both the planet and restore Goku to adulthood, Goku must allign himself with Trunks and his granddaughter Pan to find all 7 Balls all over the universe. Over time, they encounter foes like Baby, Super 17, and the invincible Shadow Dragons.</p><p> Taking place 10 years after the final Dragonball Z story, Pilaf finally manages to get all 7 dragonballs and makes a wish. Unfortunately for Pilaf, he gets flustered by the presence of Goku and wishes for Goku to be a child again so that Pilaf could "teach him a lesson." Pilaf gets his wish, and Goku is off on an interstellar trip to gather the 7 "Black Star Dragonballs" that can reverse the wish and return him to adulthood.</p><p> (Source: ANN) </p>
finished airing
• 6.65/10
#action #adventure #comedy #fantasy #shounen #sci-fi #magic
tv Detective Conan
Detective Conan
Shinichi Kudou, a great mystery expert at only seventeen, is already well known for having solved several challenging cases. One day, when Shinichi sees two suspicious men and decides to follow them, he inadvertently becomes witness to a disturbing illegal activity. When the men catch Shinichi, they dose him with an experimental drug formulated by their criminal organization and abandon him to die. However, to his own astonishment, Shinichi is still alive and soon wakes up, but now, he has the body of a seven-year-old, perfectly preserving his original intelligence. He hides his real identity from everyone, including his childhood friend Ran Mouri and her father, private detective Kogorou Mouri, and takes on the alias of Conan Edogawa (inspired by the mystery writers Arthur Conan Doyle and Ranpo Edogawa).

Animated by TMS and adapted from the manga by Gosho Aoyama, Detective Conan follows Shinichi who, as Conan, starts secretly solving the senior Mouri's cases from behind the scenes with his still exceptional sleuthing skills, while covertly investigating the organization responsible for his current state, hoping to reverse the drug's effects someday.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]
airing
• 8.25/10
#adventure #comedy #mystery #shounen #police
movie Dragon Ball Movie 4: Saikyou e no Michi
Dragon Ball Movie 4: Saikyou e no Michi
<p>A retelling of Dragon Ball's origin with a different take on the meeting of Goku, Bulma, and Kame-Sen'nin. It also retells the Red Ribbon Army story; but this time they find Goku rather than Goku finding them. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 7.26/10
#action #adventure #comedy #fantasy #shounen #sci-fi
ova Soreyuke! Uchuu Senkan Yamamoto Yohko
Soreyuke! Uchuu Senkan Yamamoto Yohko
<p>Meet Yohko Yamamoto - a cat-eyed, 15-year-old girl in the late 20th century with a love for videogames and Pocky. Because of her exceptional talent with arcade shooters, she's been recruited by Lawson to travel a thousand years into the future to pilot the prototype ship TA-29. Together with Ayano Elizabeth Hakuhoin, Madoka Midoh and Momiji Kagariya, Yohko leads the Terran team against Rouge and Ness' infamous Red Snappers in this epic space adventure. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.24/10
#adventure #comedy #sci-fi
ova Seikimatsu&acirc;˜…Darling
Seikimatsu&acirc;˜…Darling
<p>Ogata, a nice and hardworking man, has only one problem... His love for Takasugi, another man. But by telling Takasugi about his feelings, the problem should be gone. Yet another problem arises: Takasugi believes their feelings are too alike and that they therefore can't be together. But who knows what can happen when two men in love go away on a vacation together—both determined to win the seducing game.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.44/10
#comedy #drama #romance
ova MD Geist II: Death Force
MD Geist II: Death Force
<p>After unleashing the Death Force machines all over the planet Jerra, Geist has kept himself busy by dismantling them one by one. But now he faces a formidable opponent in the form of Krauser, another M.D.S. (Most Dangerous Soldier) who has aligned himself as the only savior of mankind. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 5.1/10
#mecha #military #sci-fi
ova Ninja Mono
Ninja Mono
<p>During Japan's feudal era, there was a war between two ninja clans: the Byakuro and the Kabusu. One night, the Kabusu staged a fierce attack on the Byakuro castle in hopes of kidnapping the clan's infant princess. Their mission was foiled when a loyal ninja of the Byakuro flees the attack with the princess and disappears, eventually raising her to be a ninja. Several years later, six ninja trainees are given a mission to infiltrate the Kabusu-occupied Byakuro castle and retrieve a sacred scroll to complete their training. But their skills are put to the test when they encounter three members of the Kabusu, who use dark sorcery in an attempt to once again capture the princess - who happens to be one of the trainees. </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 5.82/10
#adventure #comedy #shounen
special City Hunter: The Secret Service
City Hunter: The Secret Service
<p>James McGuire has a dream. He wants to become the president of Guinam and free his people from the military rulers who have been in power up until now. However, one thing stands in McGuire's way: his past. And it's beginning to catch up with him, endangering not only his career, but the life of his long lost daughter. McGuire hires the City Hunter, Ryo Saeba and his partner Kaori to protect his daughter Anna, who herself is a Secret Service agent assigned to bodyguard the presidential hopeful.</p>
finished airing
• 7.52/10
#action #comedy #mystery #shounen
ova Yousei Hime Ren
Yousei Hime Ren
<p>Gou has woved to find the legendary treasure of Salamander. Searching for it he meets Ren, a fairy, who is looking for the four treasures of Heart. Gou's childhood friend Mari is frustrated with Gou running after treasures, but befriends with another fairy Rin. Gou and Ren's treasure hunt messes with a secret project led by Mari's father. It turns out Salamander isn't what Gou thought it was in the first place... </p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.21/10
#adventure #comedy #fantasy
ova Boku No Marie
Boku No Marie
<p>Ever met the perfect girl? Did she have the perfect boyfriend? Feel like you can't compete? Why not build your own? When an amateur mad scientist attempts to build a robotic duplicate of this dream girl, Marie is the result. Of course, there are the usual unexpected complications. He built her so well that Marie has a mind of her own and a whole host of questions to go with it. The same questions that each of us ask of life. Where did I come from? Why am I here? Why do I look just like that girl over there?! Well, perhaps we don’t all have to worry about that, but Marie does!</p>
finished airing
• 6.37/10
#comedy #ecchi #romance #seinen #sci-fi
ova Power Dolls
Power Dolls
<p>In 2535 A.D., after decades of oppressive policies instituted by the Terran government, the people of the colony world Omni joined together to declare their independence from the tyranny of planet Earth. Lacking an established military or specialized weapons of warfare, the Omni rebellion seemed doomed to failure. However, by adapting the robotic Power Loaders used for unloading spaceships into man-like battle tanks, the Rebel forces instead introduced a whole new era of mechanized combat. Now, the future of the planet Omni rests upon a handful of young female pilots who serve in the special Detachment of Limited Line Service. Their code name: The Power Dolls!</p><p> (Source: AniDB)</p>
finished airing
• 5.51/10
#action #adventure #mecha #sci-fi
ova Marriage: Kekkon
Marriage: Kekkon
<p>The OVA anime release Marriage consists of two 30-minute pieces by Miki Kasamatsu on the topics of love and looking for that special someone. The first deals with a group of young women who, after being out of school for a few years, are beginning to think about settling down. However, there is one member of the group who has no prospects, and Shizuka's friends are worried that her shyness will keep Mr. Right from noticing her beauty and character. </p><p> They persuade her to join a dating service called The Wedding Club, but when her first match seems to be quite a dud, Shizuka wonders if a trip down the isle just isn't in her future. The second episode is about five sisters, only one of whom isn't married. What's more, the cool Kiyomi seems to have no interest whatsoever in finding a husband. Her sisters have other ideas, though, and when a co-worker asks her out on a date, the women convince the suitor to propose marriage that very night.This is easier said than done, however, as Kiyomi's attitude can be quite intimidating. </p><p> The young man may not end up following through with the plan, but even if he does there is no guarantee that the headstrong lady in question will say yes. </p><p> (Source: All Movie Guide)</p>
finished airing
• 5.43/10
#romance #slice of life
ova Tokumu Sentai Shinesman
Tokumu Sentai Shinesman
<p>Hiroya Matsumoto, hoping to become a great employee as his late father, has just been hired at Raito (Right) Trading Company. Little does he know that he has been recruited for a very mysterious department within the company - the Special Duty Combat Unit, known as SHINESMAN. Their purpose, to fight the terrible (often times hilarious) alien forces that threaten the earth.</p><p> Like most corporate employees, Matsumoto still has meetings to attend and deadlines to meet. But when the Shinesman rage war against the alien race from Planet Voice, led by their Prince Sasaki, Matsumoto and his co-workers don their office-coloured comat Pro-suits and become: Shinesman Red, Sepia, Salmon Pink, Grey, and Moss Green.</p><p> If you thought you'd seen it all in Power Rangers, Kamen Rider, or even Dynaman, wait until you take a look at the zaney but corporate world of SHINESMAN!</p><p> (Source: Anime Works DVD)</p>
finished airing
• 6.96/10
#action #comedy #sci-fi
ova Sonic the Hedgehog
Sonic the Hedgehog
<p>When Dr. Eggman (Robotnik in the US version) holds the president and his daughter hostage, Sonic must comply to the evil scientist's demand of going to Eggmanland to stop Black Eggman and deactivate the city's generator before it reaches critical mass. Little does Sonic know that it's a trap to activate Hyper Metal Sonic, a robot counterpart built by Eggman to destroy our hero.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 6.85/10
#adventure #comedy #shounen #sci-fi
movie Dorami &amp; Doraemons: Robot School&#039;s Seven Mysteries
Dorami &amp; Doraemons: Robot School&#039;s Seven Mysteries
<p>At the graduation day in Robot School, mysterious flow pulls in all of Dorami's friends and classmates, including Doraemon. Doraemons coming to the rescue, trying to solve this mystery and reveal one who stay behind all of this.</p>
finished airing
• 6.91/10
#fantasy
movie Doraemon Movie 17: Nobita to Ginga Express
Doraemon Movie 17: Nobita to Ginga Express
<p>The kids go on a space Mystery Train bound for a space theme park, when a race of alien virus strikes, wanting to take them as host bodies.</p>
finished airing
• 7.34/10
#fantasy
tv Bakusou Kyoudai Let&#039;s &amp; Go
Bakusou Kyoudai Let&#039;s &amp; Go
<p>Based on the manga by Tetsuhiro Koshita, Bakusou Kyoudai Let's & Go!! has 2 main seasons evolving around the Go brothers and the TRF Victorys. The 3rd season, Bakusou Kyoudai Let's & Go!! MAX evolves more around 2 new main characters, but the primary idea is the same...Racing!</p><p> Let's & Go!! focused on Retsu and Go Seiba, two young brothers who recieve racing cars called "Mini 4WD" by Dr. Tsuchia. From there on, the series portraits those two boys, training and costumizing parts to later on participate on Japans Cup, where all of Japans racers enter to be the best of the best!</p>
finished airing
• 6.87/10
#adventure #shounen #sports #cars
ova Fire Emblem
Fire Emblem
<p>Prince Mars, heir to the throne of Aritia, has fled his homeland and the invaders bent on conquering the entire continent. Together with the Aritian Knights he hides and bides his time in the friendly island kingdom of Talus. Though criticized for constantly daydreaming or being in a bad mood, he has found a friend in Sheeda, the princess of Talus. Together they indulge in hayrides and shopping trips, or just standing upon the parapet and looking out over the land. However, despite how pleasant life is, he cannot forget the circumstances that separated him from his land and forced his beloved sister to sacrifice herself for him.</p><p> (Source: ANN)</p>
finished airing
• 5.8/10
#adventure #fantasy #action #magic #shounen
tv Yuusha Shirei Dagwon
Yuusha Shirei Dagwon
<p>A huge space monster appeared in a city and began to destroy the city. People were escaping with screaming. Among them, there were five high school students, En, Kai, Shin, Yoku, and Ryu. However, they failed to escape, and they rushed into a patrol car parked nearby. The monster was approaching to them. When they began to accept their death, the patrol car glowed blue white and disappeared into a mysterious space carrying them. When they were astonished, it was an alien that appeared in front of them. He was a Bravian who is an officer of the Space Police Organization that was responsible for the peace and order of the universe. He explained them that he was aimed at by ferocious aliens in the Space Prison Sargasso. He added that he had given them a battle machine "Dag Beagle" made by copying machines on the Earth in order to fight against Sargasso.</p><p> They turned into Dagwon by the power of Bravian, and fought against space monsters. At that moment, the patrol car came in front of En. En grew into the car and turned into the Brave Robot Dag Fire, then beaten the enemy. However, the fight between the Brave Dagwon and the felonious aliens of Sargasso had just begun.</p>
finished airing
• 7.13/10
#action #adventure #mecha #school #martial arts
movie Chocchan Monogatari
Chocchan Monogatari
<p>This feature length film is based on autobiography of Cho "Chocchan" Kuroyanagi, who is better known as the mother of an actress Tetsuko Kuroyanagi.</p><p> The story starts in pre-World War 2 Japan when Chocchan marries violinist despite the objection of both of their families. They live in poverty, have three children and are happy together. Any misfortune they face with a smile. But new obstacle for their happiness comes when the war breaks out and Chocchan's husband must leave for the front...</p>
finished airing
• 6.75/10
#drama #historical #slice of life
movie Armageddon
Armageddon
<p>Four billion years ago, in the Andromeda Nebula, an ambitious project was launched. An ancient race of aliens, seeing that there was no other intelligent life in the Universe, set their massive supercomputers the task of seeding more races that could grow to sentience. The project was known as the Omega Program. The human race was the result of this project.</p><p> However, humans were not the only races to grow from the Omega Program, and lurking in the future is the deadliest threat the human race has ever faced. In time, the products of this Program are destined to clash in violent opposition. Hopelessly outnumbered by the technologically superior enemy, Earth has one last hope—the secret fail-safe of the Omega Program—the Delta Boy, living avatar of the supercomputer that began life on Earth.</p><p> His only problem is staying alive long enough to save his future—and that of all humanity...</p>
finished airing
• 4.03/10
#action #adventure #sci-fi
movie Gokinjo Monogatari the Movie
Gokinjo Monogatari the Movie
<p>An alternate retelling of the beginning of the original series.</p><p> Mikako and Tsutomu lived next door to each other since they were little. They both attend an art school, where Mikako is pursuing her dream of being a fashion designer. </p><p> They formed a club called Akindo with several of their friends. Akindo participates in flea markets, where they sell their creations--clothes, dolls, and artwork. </p>
finished airing
• 6.55/10
#comedy #drama #romance
tv Gegege no Kitarou (1996)
Gegege no Kitarou (1996)
<p>Kitarou, a ghost, spends his afterlife helping humans in need of his skills. He thwarts the plans of evil spirits who live to torment humanity. This time, Kitarou's friend Megumi is in need of his help. Her father, a botanist, went to Baruru Island to study the plant life there, and was subsequently kidnapped by evil spirits. It's up to Kitarou to save him.</p><p> (Source: Animenfo)</p>
finished airing
• 6.79/10
#adventure #demons
tv Bucket de Gohan
Bucket de Gohan
<p>The animals at Uenohara Zoo love their jobs, and their jobs involve acting like animals when human beings are watching and getting on with very human lives when they're not. Paramount among them is Ginpei the penguin, who is eternally getting into trouble with the giraffes, lions, and pandas.</p><p>(Source: Anime Encyclopedia)</p>
finished airing
• 6.04/10
#comedy
ova Zoku Zoku Mura no Obaketachi
Zoku Zoku Mura no Obaketachi
<p>No synopsis has been added for this series yet.</p><p>to update this information.</p>
finished airing
• 5.87/10
#fantasy
movie Bad Badtz-maru no Ore no Pochi wa Sekaiichi
Bad Badtz-maru no Ore no Pochi wa Sekaiichi
<p>Short movie shown at the annual Sanrio Anime Festival.</p>
finished airing
• 5.13/10
#kids
ova Hello Kitty no Minna no Mori wo Mamore!
Hello Kitty no Minna no Mori wo Mamore!
<p>One day, Kitty notices a part of the forest she plays in almost every day has died. Insects come and ask Kitty to help fight a witch who is causing it.</p>
finished airing
• 6.24/10
#kids
movie Pipi Tobenai Hotaru
Pipi Tobenai Hotaru
<p>Based on the fairy tale novel series by Akira Ozawa (小沢昭巳).</p>
finished airing
• 5.06/10
#drama #fantasy
ova Kero Kero Keroppi no Bikkuri! Obakeyashiki
Kero Kero Keroppi no Bikkuri! Obakeyashiki
<p>No synopsis information has been added to this title. Help improve our database by adding synopsis</p><p>.</p>
finished airing
• 5.76/10
#fantasy #kids
ova Itsuka no Main: Kaminari Shounen - Tenta Sanjou!
Itsuka no Main: Kaminari Shounen - Tenta Sanjou!
<p>Based on the manga by Mizuho Shuushi, the story shows a realistic portrayal of a Japanese bike gang member trying to live up to social expectations of him being a 'legend'.</p>
finished airing
• 6.58/10
#action #drama #seinen
ova Teppen
Teppen
<p>Hanabishi, an extremely violent, but chivalrous delinquent, gets into fights with yakuza, other punks, and sometimes the police, gaining a feared reputation that attracts a couple admirers and antagonizes his gang-infested schools' bosses.</p>
finished airing
• 4.65/10
#action #comedy