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October 1997–December 1997

Fall 1997 Anime

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Pokemon

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Fantasy
  5. Kids
Pokemon
Leftover
7.32
Oct 7, 1997 at 6:30pm JST

※ NOTE: Chronological order of episodes 039-066: 065-066, 039-047, 052, 048-051, 053-064

Pokémon or Pocket Monsters (often referred to as Pokemon: Gotta Catch Em All to distinguish it from the later series) tells the adventures of Ash Ketchum (Satoshi in the original Japanese version) as he travels through Kanto, the Orange Islands, and Johto to become the greatest Pokémon Master. For the English language release, Pokémon was split into four separate series spanning five seasons.
[Source: wikipedia]

A young boy named Ash Ketchum embarks on a journey to become a "Pokemon Master" with his first Pokemon, Pikachu. Joining him on his travels are Brock, a girl-obsessed Rock Pokemon Trainer, and Misty, a tomboyish Water Pokemon Trainer who may have a crush on him. Ash and Co. end up traveling through various regions, including Kanto, the Orange Islands, and Johto, and then enter the Pokemon League competitions there. Along the way, they run into many confrontations with Jessie, James, and Meowth, a trio of Pokemon thieves who are apart of an evil organization called "Team Rocket". But everytime Team Rocket try to do their evil deeds, they fail thanks to Ash and his Pokemon.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Kenpuu Denki Berserk

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Demons
  4. Drama
  5. Fantasy
  6. Horror
  7. Military
  8. Romance
  9. Seinen
  10. Supernatural
Kenpuu Denki Berserk
8.27
Oct 8, 1997 at 1:45am JST

A mysterious warrior calling himself The Black Swordsman is out to get the King of a country called Midland. As he battles the king's henchmen, their cries of pain and the spilling blood take this relentless warrior's mind back in time to the path that led him to his current state.

On just any day, a pack of hooligans are harassing a young lady in distress when all of a sudden, they're under attack. The Black Swordsman has returned. He wields a giant sword as large as his grudge against the king. When alone in the woods, the Black Swordsman has a flash back to years past and his trials and tribulations in the Band of the Hawk, a successful band of mercenaries under the charismatic leadership of Griffith, a man driven by the ambition to become king.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team

  1. Adventure
  2. Drama
  3. Mecha
  4. Military
  5. Romance
  6. Sci-Fi
Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team
October 25, 1997 JST

U.C. 0079 - In the middle of the One Year War, Ensign Shiro Amada is transferred to South East Asia to command Kojima Batallion's 08th MS Team, a small army of soldiers piloting RX-79[G] Gundam Ground type units. During the skirmishes in the jungle, he confronts ace Zeon pilot Norris Packard and falls in love with Aina Sahalin, a pilot involved in testing Zeon's top-secret mobile armor. This relationship leads to the Federation doubting their trust in Shiro. Now Shiro must prove his loyalty in the battleground or die a traitor.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Shoujo Kakumei Utena

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. Fantasy
  4. Mystery
  5. Psychological
  6. Shoujo
Shoujo Kakumei Utena
Leftover
Oct 1, 1997 at 6:00pm JST

Just after Utena's parents died she was consoled by a prince who gave her a ring with a rose crest on it. Utena was so impressed by the Prince that she vowed to become one herself one day. A few years later Utena is attending Ohtori Academy where she gives all the teachers headaches because she dresses in a boys uniform so she can be like the prince she met long ago. After Utena's friend is insulted by a member of the Student Council, Utena fights in a duel for her friends honor. Utena's rose crest allows her to enter the dueling arena where Utena wins the duel and becomes engaged to the Rose Bride. Unknowingly, Utena is pulled into a series of duels with other members of the Student Council for the possession of the Rose Bride. As she becomes fond of Anthy, the Rose Bride, she must fight to keep her friend safe and to discover the horrifying secret behind Ohtori Academy.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Dr. Slump

  1. Comedy
  2. Sci-Fi
  3. Shounen
  4. Slice of Life
Dr. Slump
Nov 26, 1997 at 7:00pm JST

In Penguin Village, humans live alongside talking animals and objects. Senbei Norimaki is one of these humans, and he's an inventor with the lofty dream of creating the world's best robot girl.

The product of his efforts is Arale, but depending on your definition of perfect, she's anything but! Not only is Arale severely nearsighted, but she also has no common sense! At least she has super-strength, though that often proves to be a setback as well.

Although she means well, Arale only causes trouble for her neighbors in the whimsical Penguin Village!

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Kyuuketsuhime Miyu (TV)

  1. Action
  2. Demons
  3. Drama
  4. Horror
  5. Vampire
Kyuuketsuhime Miyu (TV)
October 6, 1997 JST

Evil Shinma (shape-shifting monsters and vampires) roam the Earth on a mission to unleash their darkness upon the Human race. Miyu Royal Princess from the dark is the Chosen One—the one being who must banish the Evil Shinma from the Earth. She has the power to offer Humans the gift of eternal happiness, yet is herself, trapped between two worlds; destined for perpetual solitude and internal conflict.

Miyu's only companion is Larva, once an evil Shimna; now her devoted guardian. Together they share a dark journey through the weakness of the human heart and the tragic loss of innocence. Cut off from humanity by the knowledge of what she is, Miyu lives an endless quest as both the hunter and the hunted, on the edge of darkness.

[Source: AniDB]

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Elf wo Karu Mono-tachi II

  1. Adventure
  2. Comedy
  3. Fantasy
Elf wo Karu Mono-tachi II
  • Studio TBD
October 1, 1997 JST

After Junpei botched the second attempt to transport back to Japan, the four embark their journey once again to collect runes imprinted on skin of Elven females by stripping them. Celsia is cursed into the form of another animal this time.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Battle Athletess Daiundoukai (TV)

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Drama
  5. School
  6. Sci-Fi
  7. Shounen
  8. Sports
Battle Athletess Daiundoukai (TV)
Oct 3, 1997 at 6:30pm JST

Akari Kanzaki has just joined an all-girls academy in hopes of entering the University Satellite, an elite sports training facility. She wants to win the title of Cosmo Beauty - a title held years ago by her mother. It's not an easy task for her as fear, doubt and peer pressure get in her way, but friends, rivals and fans slowly encourage her to overcome her obstacles and become the best of the Battle Athletes.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Virus: Virus Buster Serge

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Mecha
  4. Police
  5. Sci-Fi
Virus: Virus Buster Serge
October 3, 1997 JST

Neo Hong Kong, 2097: The world has changed. Advances in genetic engineering and cybernetics have created an environment full of artificially enhanced humans and intelligent super-computers that operate using biological software. But the same technology that has allowed man and machine to merge has made both susceptible to a new kind of threat—digital viruses capable of controlling their hosts.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Yume no Crayon Oukoku

  1. Adventure
  2. Comedy
  3. Fantasy
  4. Shoujo
Yume no Crayon Oukoku
September 7, 1997 JST

The civilians of the Crayon Kingdom have always view their Princess Silver as a twelve-year old girl with a beautiful smile. However, unknown to them, the princess has 12 bad habits. This has created much distress to the Chameleon Prime Minister and the Crayon ministers for it would be embarassing if this gets out. One day, a party was held to celebrate Princess Silver's twelvth birthday. The princess was trying to seek her Prince Charming that she forgot to take notice of her bad habits. One of the boys at the party was so angry that he changed Silver's parents, the King and Queen, into stone. In order to break the curse and save her parents, Silver decided to set on a journey to locate the boy. Together with her companions, Silver begins her adventure.

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Bakumatsu no Spasibo

  1. Historical
Bakumatsu no Spasibo
  • Studio TBD
September 20, 1997 JST

※ Theatrical Premiere

Based on the real life events around Yevfimy Vasilyevich Putyatin, a Russian admiral noted for his diplomatic missions to Japan and China, and the signing of the Treaty of Shimoda in 1855.

[Source: AniDB]

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Princess Rouge

  1. Fantasy
  2. Romance
Princess Rouge
September 25, 1997 JST

Yusuke, an orphan, literally has Rouge, the amnesiac oldest daughter of the Underworld's deposed royal family, fall out of the sky into his lap. She is soon followed by her two younger sisters and also their family's enemies. Rouge must decide if she wants her memory to return, while Yusuke must deal with the upheavals in his life the Princesses have caused.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Chikyuu ga Ugoita Hi

  1. Drama
Chikyuu ga Ugoita Hi
  • Studio TBD
October 8, 1997 JST

※ Theatrical Premiere

January 16, 1995. Tsuyoshi Takahashi, a young student at Shiokaze elementary, is driven solely to get excellent grades. Because of this he often ignores those around him in his pursuit of perfection. Miho, a young girl in his class that wishes he would appreciate the people around him. Kazu a sickly and bed ridden classmate that lives near him. January 17, the 1995 Kobe / Hyogoken-Nanbu Earthquake strikes killing more than 6000 people and leaving 300 000 more homeless. Measuring 6.9 on the Richter Scale, it was the largest Earthquake to hit Japan since the Great Kanto Earthquake of 1923. In the aftermath of the quake, Tsuyoshi's finds his priorities changing. Dealing with the death of one friend while helping another to cope with a very personal loss, Tsuyoshi is forced to mature into someone who can no longer ignore the suffering around him.

(Souce: AniDB)

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Yakumotatsu

  1. Adventure
  2. Historical
  3. Horror
  4. Shoujo
  5. Supernatural
Yakumotatsu
October 25, 1997 JST

Fuzuchi Kuraki is a quiet young high school student blessed with immense psychic powers and an ancient sword. He is searching for other magical artifacts with the help of Nanachi Takeo, a college student with latent powers of his own. They delve deep into the dark magic of Izumo, only to discover the secrets buried within the birthplace of all Japanese mythology.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Battle Athletess Daiundoukai

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Ecchi
  4. Sci-Fi
  5. Shounen
  6. Space
  7. Sports
Battle Athletess Daiundoukai
October 25, 1997 JST

It is the year 4999 - mankind has long abandoned war in favor of intergalactic competition through athletic events. One of which is an all-female contest for the coveted "Cosmo Beauty" title. Akari Kanzaki has just entered the University Satellite in hopes of becoming the latest Cosmic Beauty - a title held by her mother long ago. On her first few days in the university, she meets new friends, encounters fierce rivals, and struggles to become the best of all the Battle Athletes.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Baby☆Love

  1. Comedy
  2. Romance
Baby☆Love
  • Studio TBD
November 1, 1997 JST

Seara loved Shuhei ever since she was a little girl. Although, Shuhei was three years older and much bigger than her. He told her to come back when she was older and more grown-up. A few years later, Seara grew to look like a high school student and managed to riggle her way into Shuhei's home. She will now attempt to win his heart, although there might be some obstacles in her path.

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Photon

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Drama
  5. Ecchi
  6. Mecha
  7. Romance
  8. Sci-Fi
Photon
  • Studio TBD
November 21, 1997 JST

Photon Earth is a young and gentle boy with superhuman strength and "Baka" (meaning "idiot" in Japanese) scribbled on his forehead (apparently by his troublemaking friend Aun Freya). One day, he finds himself engaged to the beautiful fugitive pilot Keyne Acqua after writing "baka" on her forehead. And that's the least of his worries as he must protect both Aun and Keyne from the evil Papacharino, who seeks to steal the secrets of "Aho" (another word for idiot) energy from Keyne's grandfather's ship.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Onkyo Seimeitai Noiseman

  1. Action
  2. Fantasy
  3. Sci-Fi
Onkyo Seimeitai Noiseman
Short-form
November 22, 1997 JST

※ Theatrical Premiere

The film is set in the distant future in a city called Cahmpon. A scientist creates a synthetic life-form called Noiseman, which erases music from the airwaves by turning it into crystals. A group of Biker street kids rebels against this tyranny.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Elf-ban Kakyuusei: Anata dake wo Mitsumete...

  1. Drama
  2. Harem
  3. Romance
  4. School
Elf-ban Kakyuusei: Anata dake wo Mitsumete...
  • Studio TBD
November 24, 1997 JST

High school students Mizuho Yuuki and Miko Kamiyama are best friends. Miko likes fellow classmate Tohru Nagase. Mizuho is determined not to get in the way of their budding relationship. But underclassmate Ai Minamizato also likes Tohru. Tohru must decide which girl he likes the most.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Saber Marionette J Again

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Harem
  4. Mecha
  5. Romance
  6. Sci-Fi
Saber Marionette J Again
  • Studio TBD
November 25, 1997 JST

Lime, Cherry, and Bloodberry, female-like androids called marionettes, have returned to Otaru`s side. The somewhat reformed marionettes of Faust (Tiger, Luchs, and Panther) are sent to stay with Otaru and friends to learn more about being human. Enter a seventh marionette named Marine, who has a mysterious power -- and they all possess the special maiden circuit that allows a marionette to feel emotions!

[Source: AniDB]