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summer 1981
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The story tells the adventures of the boy, 21 emon, engaged in the management of a hotel belonging to his family for years. In his problems, 21 emons is helped by the robot Gonsuke and the little alien Monga.

(Source: Wikipedia)

Space Comedy Sci-Fi
summer 1981
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It has been six months since the tragic accident in Joe and Rikiishi's fight. Joe believes he has overcomed Rikiishi's death and decides to make a comeback. Joe does make a successful comeback by scoring 5 KO's by body blows. Joe is then given a shot at the national title as a means by the boxing commission to put him down. The champion, Tiger Ozaki makes use of Joe's habits and ends up making Joe's corner throw in the towel. Joe is afraid to throw punches at the face because of what happened to Rikiishi. Youko, Joe's love interest and the owner of the gym where Rikiishi trained at recruits a world ranked boxer from Venezuela, Carlos Rivera, to get Joe back on his feet and pursue his boxing career to the regional and world ranks.

(Source: ANN)

Drama Sports
summer 1981
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TV anime created as a part of "24-Hour Television". Since 1978, Japanese TV network NTV has been doing charity event "24-Hour Television" every summer. Tezuka Production created anime specials for the event under the supervision of Osamu Tezuka. "Bremen 4: Jigoku no Naka no Tenshi-tachi" was produced for the 1981 event. Its title means "Bremen 4: Angels in Hell" in English.

The story is, similar to the Bremen Town Musicians fairy tale by Brothers Grimm, about four animals, Coda the cat, Alegro the dog, Largo the donkey and Minuet the chicken.

They save Rondo the alien who is on a peace mission. In return Rondo gives them a machine which can transform them into humans. Turned into their new form as humans, they go to the town, where they see the madness of war.

(Source: AniDB)

Kids Adventure
summer 1981
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The movie focuses on a game between Sumiya 2 and Aoba Gakuin.

Sports Shounen
summer 1981
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A girl is visited by two men from a space ship. They give her water she needs to water her Daicon (radish). On her journey to deliver the water, this girl has to fight demons and giant robots.

(Source: ANN)

Action Sci-Fi Adventure Music Mecha
summer 1981
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Not available.

Adventure Fantasy Kids Sci-Fi Shounen
Dr. Slump Movie 01: Arale-chan Hello! Fushigi Shima
Dr. Slump and Arale-chan: Hello! Wonder Island
summer 1981
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Professor Senbei finds a videotape of his deceased father providing instructions on how to create a love potion. The main ingredient is a tear of the evil Gyaasuka Daimao who lives at the Wonder Island. To retrieve it, Senbei takes Arale and Gatchan on a wacky adventure.

(Source: ANN)

Comedy Sci-Fi Shounen
summer 1981
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A collaboration of the Dr. Slump: Arale-chan series and the Queen Millennia series. This special consists of the new material wrapped around a previously released Queen Millennia special. The new material is about 2 minutes long.

Comedy Sci-Fi Shounen
Grick no Bouken
The Enchanted Journey
summer 1981
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Grick is a young chipmunk living in the city with his sister. But after hearing from a carrier pigeon of the Chipmunk homeland, the Great Forest, he leaves home alone. Grick meets both friends and enemies along his adventure to find the place where he truly belongs.

Adventure Kids Drama Fantasy
summer 1981
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Aging zoo keeper Toshio Nishiyama acquires two young trainees: short-tempered former chef Takeshi Ishizawa and gentle vet Ichiro Hasegawa. Both are surprised by the difficulties they face in a deceptively easy job but persevere through troubles such as an escaped pelican, a dying camel, and the birth of a hippo. A semi-autobiographical TV special of anecdotes from real-life Tobu Animal Park zookeeper Toshio Nishiyama, who appears at the beginning and end of the film to talk about his love for animals-and to reveal that Ishizawa is in fact a projection of his younger self.

(Source: The Anime Encyclopedia)

Kids Comedy Drama
Kyoufu Densetsu Kaiki! Frankenstein
The Monster Of Frankenstein
summer 1981
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Airing on TV Asahi in 1981, with a running time of 111 minutes, Frankenstein is a reasonably standard retelling of the classic book by Mary Shelley. In a foreboding castle scientist Dr. Victor Frankenstein performs a hideous experiment which he hopes will bring the dead back to life. With the help of his assistant he is successful in reanimating a man recreated from parts gathered from corpses but the creature is unpredictable and horrifying. The doctor flees back to his home in Switzerland leaving his assistant in charge of destroying the monster. But Dr. Frankenstein soon finds that he cannot hide from his shameful secret forever as mysterious murders are committed around him forcing him to question if his creation really is dead and gone...

Sci-Fi Horror Drama
summer 1981
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Mitokomon is the empror's trusted man with a high sense of justice. He is sent to travel around the country in order to observe the quality of life in each province and run a check on the official's performances and report back to the empror. Along with him are sent two bodyguards, Kaiko (known for his extraordinary power) and Tsuke (known for his amazing swordsmanship). The three men, traveling unknown, face lots of adventure on their journey to bring justice to the citizens and eliminate corruption from the governing system.

(Source: ANN)

Historical
summer 1981
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As the War continues, Amuro and the White Base crew must make their way toward the Earth Federation Headquarters, Jaburo. On their way they meet several new enemies and face off against impossible odds. They fight in Operation Odessa to relieve the Earth from the clutches of the Zeon forces.

Lives are lost, new friendships are made, and discoveries at every corner. Amuro soon learns that he possesses the powers of the mysterious Newtypes.

(Source: Otakufreakmk2)

Action Military Sci-Fi Space Drama Mecha
Qi Cai Lao Fu Zi
Color Old Master Q
summer 1981
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Adaptation of popular chinese manhua.

Action Comedy Seinen
summer 1981
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A meteor strikes the Earth and is found to emanate a powerful new energy called Beamler, which is used to power a battle robot, GoShogun, and a teleporting fortress, Good Thunder. The Docougar Crime Syndicate, lead by crime lord Neo Neros, try to steal the secret of the energy from the inventor of GoShogun, but he kills himself rather than let them acquire it. His son is targeted by Neo Neros next, but he is taken in by the crew aboard Good Thunder, who travel the world fighting NeoNeros's forces with GoShogun.

(Source: Wikipedia)

Action Sci-Fi Parody Mecha
Sirius no Densetsu
The Sea Prince and the Fire Child
summer 1981
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Gods once lived on earth, and two siblings, Oceanus - God of Water, and Hyperia - Goddess of Fire, lived in peace and dearly loved each other. However, the God of Wind, Algaroc, become jealous of the pair's happiness, and spread lies and deceit between them until their hatred for each other brought about war.

Finally, Algaroc was imprisoned by the King of Gods, but after that time, the brother and sister still despised each other, so the Children of Fire and Water forever remained apart. But, then Prince Syrius of the Water and Princess Malta of the Fire meet and fall in love. The love of Syrius and Malta may not be enough to surpass their parents' hatred. Whether they can stay together forever may be impossible

(Source: AniDB)

Drama Fantasy Romance
Sugata Sanshirou
Judo Story
summer 1981
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In the year 1882, Sanshirou comes to Tokyo seeking for a worthy martial arts teacher. There, he meets Yano - a judo master who single-handedly defeats 39 jujitsu practitioners. Extremely impressed by his skill, Sanshirou decides to become his disciple. Later, Sanshirou falls for Sayo Murai - a girl whose father is a martial arts instructor at the local police department; and he also has to face Higaki Gennosuke, a skilled jujitsu fighter and his greatest rival.

Based on a novel by Tsuneo Tomita, which was adapted into a 1943 movie by young Akira Kurosawa.

(Source: AniDB)

Action Martial_Arts Sports
Yuki
Yuki: Snow Fairy
summer 1981
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Up in Heaven, Yuki’s grandparents decide that, having turned thirteen years old, she must go down to Earth to a village that is torn by bandits and intervene to save its people. However, if she does not succeed within one year, she will become as insubstantial as the wind. Down in the village, Yuki is befriended by a group of orphans whose parents have been killed by the bandits and who now subsist by begging. Yuki amazes them by taming the wild horse Blizzard. She is instrumental in getting the orphans and farmers to stand up to first the warring bandits and then Goemon, the greedy lord that owns the region. Yuki must then face her greatest challenge when the displeased Demon God that lives in the volcano emerges to destroy those who live beneath.

(Source: moria.co.nz/fantasy/yuki-snowfairy.htm)

Adventure Demons Fantasy
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