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A-Girl
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

High-school student Mariko and her elder sister Mayu are forced out of their apartment by a fire and move in with their landlord. Mariko meets the landlord's handsome son, Natsume, who is also a model. They fall in love but break up when Mariko discovers that Natsume is seeing other girls. Eventually, they are reunited, and the end credits roll.

A-Girl has no dialog and is performed against a background of Japanese pop songs composed by Okada Tooru and sung in English! by SEIKA. Intertiles provide continuity, like in old silent films.

(Source: Orphan Fansubs)

Music Romance School Shoujo
Ahiru no Pekkle no Aladdin to Mahou no Lamp
Ahiru no Pekkle no Aladdin to Mahou no Lamp
Pekkle in Aladdin and His Magic Lamp
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

Pekkle re-creates the story of Aladdin and His Magic Lamp

Fantasy Kids
Ahiru no Pekkle no Sindbad no Bouken
Ahiru no Pekkle no Sindbad no Bouken
Pekkle in the Adventures of Sinbad
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

Pekkle re-creates the Adventures of Sinbad.

Adventure Fantasy Kids
Aoki Densetsu Shoot!
Aoki Densetsu Shoot!
Blue Legend Shoot!
fall 1993
tv - 58 Episodes Available

Aoki Densetsu Shoot! (Legendary Blue Shot!) or also known as just "Shoot!", is the story of Toshihiko Tanaka, Kenji Shiraishi, and Kazuhiro Hiramatsu. Three high school freshmen who have become best friends during their junior high years while playing soccer together. There they were known as the Kakenishi golden trio for their role in making Kakenishi Junior High's soccer team into a force to be reckoned with. After junior high, all of them decided to go to the same high school, Kakegawa High, a school only founded a year before, because of their star soccer player, Yoshiharu Kubo, whom they had idolized.

This young man led Kakegawa High Soccer Club to the best 8 of their prefecture in their first ever appearance with a freshmen only team almost single-handedly. He refuses offers from a number of foreign professional soccer clubs so he can stay at Kake-High to lead them to the All-Japan High School Championship. As the three of them start playing soccer for Kake-High, they experience hardships, romance, and losses on their road to becoming the best Japanese high school soccer team—a team of legends.

(Source: AniDB)

Action Comedy Drama Romance School Shounen Sports
Bad Boys
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

Tsukasa, Yoji, and Eiji are friends and members of the motorcycle gang called the Paradise Butterflies. Riding the streets of Hiroshima, their goal in life is to top all other gangs in their city.

(Source: ANN)

Action Comedy Seinen
Big Wars: Kami Utsu Akaki Kouya ni
fall 1993
ova - 1 Episodes Available

It is the dawn of the 21st century. Mankind has terraformed and colonized Mars. But we are not alone in the universe. An ancient race of alien beings, known only as "The Gods," has been watching mankind's progress ...and waiting. Now, these mysterious aliens have returned to halt mankind's expansion into space ...by force.

Now, the planet named after the God of War will become our final battlefield, as mankind fights a desperate battle with the latest in high-tech, military hardware: hyper-advanced aircraft, orbital fighters, and gigantic, desert battleships brimming with the most advanced weaponry.

But will it be enough? The aliens have awesome, incredibly destructive weapons at their disposal—including "Hell"—an unstoppable stealth carrier. But the alien's primary weapon is insidiously quiet and invisible—a mind control plaque. Incurable. Inevitable. Contagious. Humans are powerless to resist its effects, which transforms even the most loyal soldiers into dangerous subversives.

Our last hope lies with Captain Akuh and the crew of the Battleship Aoba. If his top-secret mission is successful, mankind will deal a decisive blow to the alien armada. But Akuh's girlfriend is showing signs of nymphomania—the first symptom of alien subversion!

(Source: AnimeNfo)

Action Military Sci-Fi Space
Bonobono
fall 1993
movie - 0 Episodes Available

The first theatrical Bonobono movie.

Comedy
Chouon Senshi Borgman 2: Shin Seiki 2058
Chouon Senshi Borgman 2: Shin Seiki 2058
Sonic Soldier Borgman 2: New Century 2058
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

In 2058, the menace of the Youma (demons) returns under the evil leadership of the Master. A new generation of Borgman, under the leadership of Chuck Sweager, is mankind's only hope of stopping the plague of evil before it consumes all of Megalocity. But Ken, an unwilling recruit to the Borgman, may have more in common with the enemy than with humankind...

(Source: Orphan Fansubs)

Action Demons Sci-Fi Shounen
Daisuki! Hello Kitty
fall 1993
tv - 0 Episodes Available

The adventures of a young kitten named Kitty with her twin sister Mimi. It's a variety of adventures, including Kitty in some fairy tales as well.

Fantasy Kids
Emblem Take 2
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

Shinjuku, 1983. A member of the Kaeda Yakuza gang, Akutsu Jouji, has lost in a brawl with a university cheering squad, and begs for forgiveness through bitter tears. Since then, nothing has gone well in Jouji's life, until 10 years later in 1993, his friend was ordered to kill him, and as he ran away he killed himself, ending his miserable life.

But when Jouji opened his eyes, he was in Shinjuku in 1983, at the fight with the university students that caused things to go wrong. Now with ten more years of memories and experience, Jouji repels the university students with spirit and wisdom. Now he swears to wear a gold emblem around town, and begins his life anew.

(Source: Hokuto no Gun)

Action Drama Seinen
Fantasia
Fantasia
Girl from Phantasia
fall 1993
ova - 1 Episodes Available

Akihiro is a teenaged boy with fantasies. He's about to have date with his girlfriend Miyuki when he finds a strange carpet on his way home. Home, a pretty and over-energetic girl named Malon appears from the carpet. She tells Akihiro about the world of Phantasia and wants to live with Akihiro. But even if Akihiro loves pretty girls, he becomes angry with Malon's magical powers and drives her away. The maniac wizard, Roll, who wants to kill Malon, doesn't help at all.

(Source: ANN)

Fantasy Magic Comedy Romance Drama
Fortune Quest: Yo ni mo Shiawase na Boukensha-tachi
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

Fortune Quest is the tale of a bunch of adventurers. Imagine your classic D&D party—Fighter, Thief, Bard, Mage, Healer ...and Porter? Okay, don't know where the Porter comes from, but Pastel and her group of adventurers are broke and need a job. They can't afford to buy any of the adventure modules from the module seller, so they have to take part-time jobs to pay off their debts. And an innocent job to fetch holy water leads to world-threatening danger ...and a white dragon.

(Source: AnimeNfo.com)

Adventure Comedy Fantasy Magic
Hangyodon no Hadaka no Ou-sama
Hangyodon no Hadaka no Ou-sama
Hangyodon in the Emperor's New Clothes
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

Hangyodon recreates the story of The Emperor's New Clothes.

Kids Fantasy
Heisei Inu Monogatari Bow
Heisei Inu Monogatari Bow
Heisei Period Dog Tale Bow
fall 1993
tv - 0 Episodes Available

Bow is a homeless dog, who enjoys his carefree life. This dog is no super-hero. He drools when he's hungry, he wags his tail when he's happy, and he barks when he's excited, just like an ordinary dog but even uglier and stupider! His dumb innocence often leads to disaster. But somehow people are charmed by him. School children, a lonesome cartoonist, and a gangster family all play an important role in Bow's life.

(Source: ANN)

Adventure Comedy
Hello Kitty no Fushigi no Kuni no Alice
Hello Kitty no Fushigi no Kuni no Alice
Hello Kitty in Alice in Wonderland
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

Adaption of Lewis Caroll's Alice in Wonderland with the famous cat as the heroine.

Fantasy Kids
Hello Kitty no Kaguya-hime
Hello Kitty no Kaguya-hime
Hello Kitty in the Bamboo Princess
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

Kitty and friends recreate the story of The Tale of the Bamboo Cutter.

Kids Fantasy
Hello Kitty no Okaze wo Hiita Santa-san
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

Santa-san has caught a cold after falling into a lake. It's up to Kitty and her friends to make sure Christmas happens on time.

Kids Fantasy
Idol Bouei-tai Hummingbird
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

When the Japanese government puts civilian organizations in charge of the country's air force, some of these companies decide to put their aspiring idol singers behind the controls of their fighter planes. Among these groups of idol singers is Hummingbird, a five-woman team consisting of the Toreishi sisters: Satsuki, Uzuki, Yayoi, Kanna and Mina. During a taping session, video director Kudou sees some potential in these girls and jumps in to help them reach the top of the charts by directing their debut video.

(Source: ANN)

Military Music Comedy Parody
JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken
JoJo no Kimyou na Bouken
JoJo's Bizarre Adventure
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

Kujo Jotaro is a normal, popular Japanese high-schooler, until he thinks that he is possessed by a spirit, and locks himself in prison. After seeing his grandfather, Joseph Joestar, and fighting Joseph's friend Muhammad Abdul, Jotaro learns that the "Spirit" is actually Star Platinum, his Stand, or fighting energy given a semi-solid form. Later, his mother gains a Stand, and becomes sick. Jotaro learns that it is because the vampire Dio Brando has been revived 100 years after his defeat to Jonathan Joestar, Jotaro's great-great-grandfather. Jotaro decides to join Joseph and Abdul in a trip to Egypt to defeat Dio once and for all.

Adventure Drama Fantasy Horror Shounen Supernatural Vampire
Jungle no Ouja Taa-chan
fall 1993
tv - 0 Episodes Available

Ta-chan is the king of jungle. He was abandoned in savanna, and has been raised by a chimpanzee, Etekichi. He has a dearest wife, Jane who used to be a top model in New York, but now she looks... Anyway, to protect animals from poachers, Ta-chan is fighting against them with his disciple, Pedro, and a master of Chinese martial arts, Ryo.

This anime is based on the manga with the same title; it begins as a comical parody of Tarzan. The first several episodes are comedies, but the rest of the series consists of (rather) serious episodes.

(Source: AnimeNfo)

Action Comedy Parody
Kero Kero Keroppi no Kero Kero House no Himitsu
Kero Kero Keroppi no Kero Kero House no Himitsu
Keroppi in the Frog's Secret House
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

On a rainy day Keroppi and friends find their elders' old secret club house. But the house ends up being more magical than they thought.

Fantasy Kids
Kiki to Lala no Hakuchouza no Ohimesama
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

In this episode, Kiki and Lala are learning about stars and constellations, and even meeting the Queen of Stars herself.

Kids
Mashin Eiyuuden Wataru: Owarinaki Toki no Monogatari
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

The story is about a 9-year-old boy named Wataru Ikusabe who is magically transported to a magical realm of the gods called Sokaizan which he is supposed to save. He also befriends many of the Soukaizan natives, and forms some very strong friendship bonds.

(Source: Wikipedia)

Fantasy
Mermaid's Scar
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

Legend has it that when you eat the flesh of a mermaid, you would live forever. Yuta and Mana are living proof of this... Together, they journey to various places trying to find meaning for their existence, or perhaps even a "cure" for their situation. One day, Yuta and Mana meet Masato, a little boy who seems terrified of his mother Misa. It seems to Yuta and Mana that mother and son have a very unusual relationship. What happens when Yuta and Mana decide to discover the dark secret Masato and Misa are hiding? And what about those monster-like creatures that have been appearing?

(Source: AniDB)

Drama Fantasy Horror Mystery
Muka Muka Paradise
fall 1993
tv - 0 Episodes Available

Uiba Shikatani, the daughter of a pet shop owner, is heartbroken after some reptile eggs fail to hatch. In his attempts to cheer her up, her father brings home a large, striped egg, which he hopes will successfully hatch (unexpectedly into a green dinosaur whom they call "Muka-Muka," which are the only words which the baby reptile can speak).

Muka-Muka soon becomes the talk of the town and comes into the interest of the town's professor and his wacky inventions, including a time machine which successfully teleports the Shikatani's among other families and their homes to pre-historic times where they encounter several other dinosaurs and enchanted beings on their adventures.

(Source: ANN)

Adventure Comedy
Naniwa Kinyuu Den: Minami no Teiou
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

The story centers around Ginjirou Manda, a loan shark who charges toichi — 10% more interest every 10 days, or 365% every year. Thanks to his unrelenting money-collecting tactics, he is feared as Minami no Oni or the Demon of Osaka's Minami business district.

(Source: ANN)

Comedy Drama Seinen
New Dominion Tank Police
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

In the follow up to Shirow's classic anime, Al, Leona and their trusty steed, Bonaparte, continue to fight crime in New Port City, alongside the rest of the Tank Police. But a new threat appears in the form of a series of terrorist attacks, using the latest weapons technology. The Tank Police are out-numbered and out-gunned, but Al and Leona set out to discover who or what is behind these attacks. With massive explosions and high-speed chases, Leona often causes more damage than the criminals she pursues.

(Source: ANN)

Police Comedy Mecha Sci-Fi Shounen
Ookami to Nanahiki no Ko Yagi
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

Yasuji Mori's posthumous work released on the 4th volume of the "Anime Art Video Collection" by Nippon Columbia. It follows the original Brothers Grimm fable of The Wolf and the Seven Young Goats.

Fantasy Kids
Pochacco no Ninjin Hata wa Oosawagi
Pochacco no Ninjin Hata wa Oosawagi
Pochacco in The Excitement at the Carrot Patch
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

Pochacco and friends open up a carrot land together. One day, they find that all carrots are stolen by someone. Because of this event, they start to suspect each other. Who is the thief?

Fantasy Kids
Pochacco no Wakuwaku Birthday
Pochacco no Wakuwaku Birthday
Pochacco in Exciting Birthday
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

It's the day before Pochacco's birthday and he's skateboarding around looking for his friends. He hopes to have a grand party with them the next day, but they all seem busy!

Fantasy Kids
Ranma ½ OVA
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

Ranma Saotome continues his search for a way to become a normal teenage boy again. He gets into many hilarious situations involving the many girls in his life. One of the biggest challenges is overcoming the proposals from others who have found a suitable bride for Ranma. But he has his own worries and must muster up the best of his wits and martial arts to keep his sanity. It's not easy being desired by so many women (and men) and not breaking hearts of a few along the way. He just might be able to find it in his heart to confess to Akane or simply find another excuse that he can't marry such a tomboy girl.

(Source: ANN)

Comedy Martial_Arts Romance Shounen
Shibai Taroka
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

There is a new student at Oobu High School. His name is Yakuda Daigo. With his buff body and a tough looking face that can make every one run, soon rumors spread about him. Some says he's a gang leader, others say he is involved with Yakuza business, still more say he rapes, steals and likes beating people.

There are only a handful of people who know who Yakuda really is, including Manami-a. She is a girl Yakuda fell in love with. Yakuda loves to cook and he likes cute things. He also enjoys gardening, crafting and adores pets. He is a very caring person. He always carries around a cute sewing kit and a cute first-aid kit around.

However, with many unfortunate events, he often gets involved with a gang fight or a criminal, along with other coincidental things that happens around him. People always assume the worse for him.

Will everyone find out who he really is?

Action Comedy Romance School Shounen
Slam Dunk
fall 1993
tv - 101 Episodes Available

Hanamichi Sakuragi, infamous for this temper, massive height, and fire-red hair, enrolls in Shohoku High, hoping to finally get a girlfriend and break his record of being rejected 50 consecutive times in middle school. His notoriety precedes him, however, leading to him being avoided by most students. Soon, after certain events, Hanamichi is left with two unwavering thoughts: "I hate basketball," and "I desperately need a girlfriend."

One day, a girl named Haruko Akagi approaches him without any knowledge of his troublemaking and asks him if he likes basketball. Hanamichi immediately falls head over heels in love with her, blurting out a fervent affirmative. She then leads him to the gymnasium, where she asks him if he can do a slam dunk. In an attempt to impress Haruko, he makes the leap, but overshoots, instead slamming his head straight into the blackboard. When Haruko informs the basketball team's captain of Hanamichi's near-inhuman physical capabilities, he slowly finds himself drawn into the camaraderie and competition of the sport he had previously held resentment for.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Tanoshii Willow Town
fall 1993
tv - 0 Episodes Available

Kenneth Grahame's enchanting novel The Wind in the Willows (1908) is the basis for a series about the happy little world of the animals who live along the riverbank. Toad's boastful nature and the evil ferrets and weasels who live in the Wild Wood threaten everyone's quiet lives until the brave Ratty, Mole, Badger, and Toad band together to ensure that they can all live happily ever after.

(Source: The Anime Encyclopedia)

Kids Fantasy
Tenchi Muyou! Ryououki: Omatsuri Zenjitsu no Yoru!
Tenchi Muyou! Ryououki: Omatsuri Zenjitsu no Yoru!
Tenchi Muyo! Ryo-Ohki: The Night Before The Carnival
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

After his recent battle in space, Tenchi Masaki believes that his fighting days are over. Unfortunately, his life is far from peaceful since Aeka Jurai Masaki and Ryouko Hakubi—the two women giving him the most grief—cannot seem to get along, continuing to fight over who gets to be Tenchi's lover.

Since their usual romantic strategies fail, Aeka and Ryouko decide to research how to woo a man. After spending hours going through shoujo manga, the two decide to act like the girls they've read about and put Tenchi through various scenarios, with the hope that he will fall in love with one of them.

[Written by MAL Rewrite]

Comedy Harem Romance Sci-Fi Shounen
The Cockpit
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

1. Slipstream
About a Luftwaffe pilot who must choose between his duty to his country: to guard a bomber loaded with Germany's final hope of victory... the world's first atomic bomb... or his duty to the world: to let it fall in flames to enemy Spitfires and be a footnote in history. Of course, things are complicated by the plane's other cargo... the woman he loves.

2. Sonic Boom Squadron
Near the end of the war, Japan has implemented a new weapon -- a human-piloted rocket-propelled flying bomb. Aboard a bomber carrying one of these, young Ensign Nogami awaits his chance to die as a "cherry blossom", a suicide pilot. In a few hours, he will die. The date of his death is set: August 6, 1945.

3. Knight of the Iron Dragon
Two soldiers attempt to reach an air base in order to fulfill a promise despite the fact that it might have been rendered moot in the reality of war.

(Source: ANN)

Historical Military
The Hakkenden: Shin Shou
The Hakkenden: Shin Shou
The Hakkenden: Legend of the Dog Warriors Part 2
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

Second part of The Hakkenden.

Action Adventure Historical Demons Martial_Arts Samurai Shounen
Time Bokan Oudou Fukko
Time Bokan Oudou Fukko
Time Bokan: Royal Revival
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

A laugh-out-loud hilarious adventure from the studio behind Gatchaman and Speed Racer!

Who has what it takes to be the baddest of the bad? It's evil versus evil as teams of bad guys compete to be the meanest villains ever! Watch and laugh as the Dorombo Gang and their Kitchen Robot take on the worst of the worst in a wacky race to be the greatest villains in anime history! The only force that stands in their way are the superheroes of anime. Will the Gatchaman ninja arrive in time to save the day?

(Source: AniDB)

Action Comedy Mecha Parody Sci-Fi
Ushio to Tora: Comical Deformer Gekijou
Ushio to Tora: Comical Deformer Gekijou
Ushio and Tora: Comically Deformed Theater
fall 1993
ova - 1 Episodes Available

Ushio encounters a strange purple monster that seems to be helpful, Tora deals with a kitten, and finally there is a mass chase, reprising all of the monsters from the OVA series.

Action Comedy
fall 1993
music - 0 Episodes Available

X2 is basically a short (two minutes and forty seconds long) prequel to the theatrical X film. It is a part of four music videos.
The first three are merely stills of CLAMP's pre-1994 X artwork and live-action sequences, but the fourth is animated by Madhouse. Being the only music video that contains actual plot, the fourth video introduces some of the major characters and quickly lashes through the first few X manga (equivalent to X TV series episodes 1-3) which take place before the theatrical movie.

(Source: ANN)

Music Drama Shoujo
Youseiki Suikoden
Youseiki Suikoden
Suikoden Demon Century
fall 1993
ova - 0 Episodes Available

In the early 21st century, an earthquake destroyed Tokyo. Japan lost its center of government and industry, and turned into a lawless territory. Looking for his sister, Takateru Suga learns that she was kidnapped by the powerful Koryukai gang. He decides to ally himself with a drag queen, two ex-mercenaries and a nun to destroy the crime organization and save his sister!

Action Martial_Arts Fantasy
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