Young Animator Training Project
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  1. Comedy
  2. Supernatural
  1. P.A. Works
March 4, 2011 EST

Mari is a young school girl who has yet to conquer all her fears. She takes the long way to school every morning with her friend Momo because she finds the shorter route frightening, as well as having nightmares about having to eat carrots, peppers, and milk. What she doesn't know is her worst nightmare is about to come true and have some unexpected side effects. Submitted by P.A. Works for the initial Young Animator Training Project.

[Source: TMDb]

  1. Comedy
  2. Martial Arts
  1. ascension
March 4, 2011 EST

Kizuna Todoroki is a young girl who fights using the teachings of the Wadachi Ju-ken school. After winning a big tournament, the day still isn't over for the Kizuna's family.

Kizuna's family are visited by a woman journalist for an interview but are interrupted by a new group of challengers.

  1. Comedy
  2. Slice of Life
  3. Supernatural
  1. Production I.G
March 4, 2011 EST

The mother of a OL (office lady) sends her an old dresser. The thing is much too big for her small apartment and she doesn't know what to do with it.

One night she falls asleep after having a few drinks and wakes up after hearing strange sounds. She sees a child's figure by the table taking some rice crackers...

The OL's life with six spirit children begins.

  1. Adventure
  2. Comedy
  3. Historical
  1. Telecom Animation Film
March 4, 2012 EST

Buta the sword for hire is recruited by the Tufugu Pirates on their voyage to seek a stockpile of treasure. On board he discovers the child Kitsune locked away below deck. After some misunderstandings and with the promise of more money, the two of them go on their own adventure.

[Source: BakaBT]

  1. Comedy
  2. Supernatural
  1. Production I.G
March 11, 2012 EDT

Everything started from an old book telling the story of an expert magician who defeated a giant spider monster in ancient times. Antique book dealer Amane Suzuri, who is trying to sell the book in order to pay the rent, would have never imagined that after reading this story to Mizuki, the building owner’s young niece, he could find himself face-to-face with a scared, twenty-centimeter-tall, eight-legged baby arachnid girl. And she’s the sweetest thing in the world… or not?

[Source: JFF Plus]

  1. Fantasy
  2. Slice of Life
  1. Studio TBA
March 18, 2012 EDT

Puka Puka Juju is one of the four anime works that each received 38 million yen (about US$470,000) from the "2011 Young Animator Training Project." Just like in 2010, the animation labor group received 214.5 million yen (US$2.65 million) from the Japanese government's Agency for Cultural Affairs, and it distributed most of those funds to studios who train young animators on-the-job.

  1. Drama
  2. School
  1. SHIROGUMI
March 25, 2012 EDT

Don-chan is being bullied by Yaragase, but when Boku keeps seeing it happen, he has to ask himself, what will he do?

Shiranpuri is one of the four anime works that each received 38 million yen (about US$470,000) from the "2011 Young Animator Training Project." Just like in 2010, the animation labor group received 214.5 million yen (US$2.65 million) from the Japanese government's Agency for Cultural Affairs, and it distributed most of those funds to studios who train young animators on-the-job.

[Source: AniDB]

  1. Action
  2. Cyberpunk
  3. Drama
  4. Mystery
  5. Sci-Fi
  6. Suspense
  1. ZEXCS
March 1, 2013 EST

A cyber battle sci-fi. In 2022, the technology of quantum computing has greatly advanced and many people have transfered their mind into the cyber space.

Remu's sister, Shiki, skipped grades and entered a high school in the academic city "Okinotori-island Mega Float City (OMFC)" when she was 14. One day, Shiki confessed to her brother via Skype that she was talking to him directly from the cyber space and her real body had been kept in a water tank filled with a culture medium. It's called "Body pool" and Shiki connected to the network by nanomachines implanted in her brain.

Remu was surprised but he accepted her decision until an accident called "Early Rupture" happened. The network server got overloaded and users' minds were lost in cyber space leaving soulless living bodies in the Body Pools. In order to bring Shiki's mind back, Remu visits her apartment in OMFC and there meets Shiki escaped from the hospital. But the girl tells him that she is not Shiki and she happens to haven taken over Shiki's body.

When Remu tries to figure out the situation, a violent attack strikes the apartment.

[Source: MyAnimeList]

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Fantasy
  4. Magic
  5. School
  1. TRIGGER
March 1, 2013 EST

Akko has been fascinated with magic from the moment she had seen her first magic show. Now, she is enrolling into Luna Nova Magic School, a famous school for magic in Europe. However, contrary to her expectations, she is finding that lessons are boring. Magic lessons are staid and conservative, and not at all exciting.

One day, an emergency occurs threatening to destroy the school, and it is up to Akko to save the day!

[Source: AniDB]

  1. Action
  2. Drama
  3. Historical
  4. Samurai
  1. GONZO
March 1, 2013 EST

Ryo is about the son of a samurai who lost his parents during the attack of English ships on a Japanese town who is given the name Ryo and becomes the bodyguard of Ryoma Sakamoto, a man who has his own plan to fight for the country.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Fantasy
  2. Supernatural
  1. Studio Rikka
February 28, 2014 EST

Every person has his or her own little world. Among the 34 bustling students of classroom 2-1, there are many such worlds.

Akio Honjou's world — my world — is filled with passionate talk about last night's anime with Yoshida, Watanabe, and other friends. It's an fun, comfortable place…. But, I always wonder. Wonder about the world of Juri Makina, smiling and surrounded by gorgeous friends on the other side of the classroom.

One day, I enter her world. But it's not as simple as it sounds.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Psychological
  1. STUDIO4°C
February 28, 2014 EST

Makoto Nakazono is a high school student with a small dark secret. Since he was little, he has had the mysterious power to see "black entities" that steal souls.

One day, he is suddenly interrogated by one of the "black entities," Akira Seno: "Will you get in our way?"

But Makoto replies with an air of resignation, "There's nothing I can do anyway, so I won't."

At that moment, Makoto didn't notice the threatening shadow approaching his childhood friend Hazuki...

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Adventure
  1. A-1 Pictures
February 28, 2014 EST

First-grader Masaya is a crybaby despite his large stature, so he can't walk by himself on the dark path to school. The one who holds his hand is Akiyo, a tiny but capable second-grader.

Masaya wants to be strong like Akiyo and admires her, but one day, something happens that leaves Akiyo in tears.

To lift Akiyo's spirits, Masaya goes trekking to the distant Ipponsugi forest to find the spotted bellflowers that Akiyo loves.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Action
  2. Fantasy
  3. Supernatural
  1. Shin-Ei Animation
February 28, 2014 EST

There is a tiny island floating on the other side of a distant sea. Strange animals, still unknown to humans, live there. One of the island's children, Paroru, comes across a photo of the human world one day, and fascinated by this beautiful wonder, breaks the rules and rushes out of the island. Paroru and others are surprised and excited to see the human world for the first time. However, unforeseen pitfalls await them there... Can they safely reach their journey's destination?

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Slice of Life
  1. J.C.STAFF
March 21, 2015 EDT

The story follows Aki Miyagawa (played by Rina Satou), who moved to Tokyo to pursue her dream to be a taiko drummer, but had a hard time balancing her strict training regimen with her part-time job. Now, after 15 years, she's returning to coach others for a taiko festival. Kenji Hamada is also starring as Michio Yoshioka.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Comedy
  2. Sci-Fi
  3. Slice of Life
  1. SynergySP
March 21, 2015 EDT

The story follows Hiroshi, who's tired of living alone so he orders a maid robot from a company called Happy Come Come, but ends up with the robot mom Yoshiko instead. Yoshiko acts more motherly than Hiroshi's real mother, and over time she is able to heal his heart.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Sci-Fi
  2. Visual Arts
  1. Tezuka Productions
March 21, 2015 EDT

The story follows Kumi, a little girl who lives in a world with sparkling metal skyscrapers, and where robots support everything. Kumi's playground is a garden by one of those skyscrapers with a man-made water fountain, artificial vegetation, and digital water and butterflies. Kumi meets an old man who visits the park every day to paint the artificial flowers. The old man tells Kumi of when he discovered a "breathing" tulip sprouting amidst the artificial flowers, and the two decide to watch over the tulip together as it grows.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Music
  2. Slice of Life
  1. Studio DEEN
March 21, 2015 EDT

The story begins when Eri, a girl who likes to stay indoors, meets a mysterious but enthusiastic transfer student named Haru. Eri used to love to sing and Haru loves Eri's singing. The story follows the two during one summer of their high school life as their love sometimes overlaps and sometimes passes by each other.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Supernatural
  2. Visual Arts
  1. Tezuka Productions
March 18, 2016 EDT

Aiko lives in a shrine that has a sliding door that mysteriously is only half painted, and thought during her childhood that she wanted to paint it. But the 17-year old Aiko now has no dreams about the future. Suddenly, a strange man appears before her. Aiko's grandfather and the shrine's chief priest offers the man to stay in the shrine, but Aiko isn't having any of it. But he realizes the kindness of the brusque young man, and slowly comes to like him. But what is his true identity?

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Adventure
  1. STUDIO4°C
March 18, 2016 EDT

Hundreds of years after the 20th century, nature and the ecosystem have been devastated due to use of nuclear and biological weaponry. Most of Earth has been contaminated and is collapsing into ruin, and a great majority of plants and animals are now extinct. The world heads to the “Big Six,” the sixth mass extinction event. Humanity built cities in the sky, migrating the endangered species of animals and plants there. Over many years, the animals evolved in these isolated cities. With artificial genetic crossbreeding, they acquire language, bipedality, and build a life and civilization for themselves free from want. No one thinks of the world below any longer. One day, a single plant seed wanders into one of the sky cities and some children discover it. Unable to resist the temptation to look into the world outside, they decide to undertake an adventure to the outside world, unknowing that once they set foot on the ground, they will never be able to return.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Tags TBD
Charanpo Land no Bouken
  1. Studio Comet
Mar 10, 2017 at 9:30pm EST

At the far end of the Southern Seas, where none had dared to go, there exists an island called Charanpo Land. At the center of that island is a giant baobab tree, which produces many eggs each day. Inside the eggs are food, clothing, and other daily necessities. The inhabitants of the island live carefree lives, dependent upon the eggs.

But lately, more and more of the eggs have been turning up empty, which makes the inhabitants uneasy. Then one day, with a thunderous crash, and an explosion of rainbow-colored light, the baobab tree produces an egg of curious appearance. The next morning, the village chief Poncho tells the inhabitants that they must find that egg. Now the tiger Kometora and a group of children must find the egg within the forest.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Tags TBD
Genbanojou
  1. Nippon Animation
Mar 10, 2017 at 9:30pm EST

In a cone-shaped land named Kikyōgahara in Shin Province, there lives a girl named Hana. She is a gentle girl, who always thinks of her family, in particular her great-grandmother Chiyo, whom she affectionately calls "Granny." One day, a traveling entertainment troupe named the Natsugawa Genzaemon Troupe happens by, and the villagers welcome them warmly. Upon finishing their performance and receiving their acclaim, the troupe's leader spots Hana with some "oyaki," his favorite food, and transforms into a fox in his excitement.

It turns out that the leader Genbanojō, and his companions O-Natsu and Shinzaemon, are all foxes who have taken on human forms. Genbanojō hastily negotiates with Hana, telling her that in exchange for keeping their secret, he will grant her one wish. She answers, "I want to let my Granny see the cherry blossoms."

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Adventure
  2. Fantasy
  1. STUDIO4°C
Mar 10, 2017 at 9:30pm EST

In a futuristic world, the "Nanorace," people whose genes contain nanomachines that grant them special abilities, are controlled and suffer prejudice from the "Purerace" of normal human beings. Beck, a legendary hunter with the power of "Red Ash," aims to undergo the surgical procedure to become Purerace. Alongside the large yet timid mechanic Tyger, they use their parallel machine to fly to the old world, doing dangerous jobs.

One day, they suddenly run into Call, a girl pursued by the duo of Safari and Stripe. Call, Beck, and Tyger together travel to the clockwork world. But Safari, Stripe, and their leader Deny, stubbornly pursue Call, and are finally in a position to make their attack on Beck and his friends.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Fantasy
Zunda Horizon
  1. Studio Live
  2. Wao World
Mar 10, 2017 at 9:30pm EST

Zunko Tohoku can make any mochi into delicious zunda mochi by shooting it with her Zunda Arrow. Along with Kiritan Tohoku, Itako Tohoku, Usagi Chūgoku, Metan Shikoku, and Sorara Kyushu, she enjoys eating zunda mochi while being full of happiness.

Chanko Ōedo conversely leads the Natto Factory along with her companions Tsurugi Chubu, Shinobi Kansai, Awamo Okinawa, and Meron Hokkaido. Even though zunda and natto use the same type of bean, the edamame used in zunda and the soy beans used in natto are harvested at different times, with edamame being harvested first. As a result, the members of the Natto Factory are afraid of a decrease in the quantity of soybeans harvested. Chanko sends Awamo Okinawa and Meron Hokkaido to Zunko's house to assassinate her, but a third power makes their appearance.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Tags TBD
  1. Usagi ou
  2. Studio Nanahoshi
March 9, 2018 EST

In the children's room of the Amanogawa household in the neighborhood of Shichifukujin, there are five Engimon: Haruo (a papier-mache dog), Kin-chan (a goldfish paper balloon), Hebikura (a bamboo snake), Chief Daruma (a daruma doll), and Koume (a Kokeshi doll). They are always watching over the siblings of the household, Himi and Yamato. One day, an Engimon from somewhere else appears, and Himi leaves the house to chase it. Haruo and his friends come alive, much to Yamato's surprise, and together they go to rescue Himi.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Tags TBD
  1. Picona Creative Studio
March 9, 2018 EST

Shout and Crunchy are "trash throw away-ers" who work in the dead of night. Makina is a 16-year-old witch who has come to the world of humans and to London to study for one year about how to become a proper bride. But Makina searches for Shout and Crunchy, and begs them to throw away her "Witch's Book." Truthfully, Makina wants to quit being a witch and become a normal girl, and the book is just a hindrance. But the book is not something one can simply just throw away.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Tags TBD
  1. Tomason
March 9, 2018 EST

The town of Milky Town has a problem. All of the animals are drinking the milk from the company Milking, and are slowly turning into cats who have lost all motivation. The cat Milking hatched the evil plan in order to take over the world. By chance, Ippon, a tiger cowboy who used to work on the Charmy ranch, returns from his wanderings to Milky Town. There, he realizes the truth of what's happened to Milky Town, and works to save it alongside his friends.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Mecha
  1. ROBOT
  2. Imagica Imageworks
March 9, 2018 EST

Yuuto Matsubara is a 27-year-old man who works in the sales department of a major toy maker, but he isn't able to pursue his dreams, and he feels hollow every day. He's even given up on love with his childhood sweetheart Ai. One day a "Time Driver" robot that runs on the power of dreams appears in front of him, and he is forced into the cockpit against his will. Inside is a 12-year-old version of himself.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Tags TBD
  1. Flying Ship Studio
Mar 8, 2019 at 9:00pm EST

Bal, a poor boy living on an island, gets the idea to rig a makeshift boat, hoist a pirate flag on it, and become a pirate to get rich. He takes his pig friend Bu, his sister Muge, and the giant salamander Kuna as his crew. He plans to do all sorts of devious deeds in his quest to become a pirate, but ends up doing one good thing after another. What will Captain Bal and his crew do?

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Tags TBD
  1. Nippon Animation
Mar 8, 2019 at 9:00pm EST

There is an honorable family of zipper youkai who will close any zipper if they happen to find it open. Their son Chuck Shimezou is currently in training, but has so far not yet closed a single zipper. One day, he gets to know a boy named Hiroki, who forgot to close the zipper on his coin purse and lost 500 yen. They bond over talk of their nagging mothers. Together, they run away from home, and head to Hiroki's grandfather's place, but they are also stuck with Hiroki's sister Chie.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Tags TBD
  1. WIT STUDIO
Mar 8, 2019 at 9:00pm EST

MechatroWeGo are robots that kids can pilot and operate. Satoru pilots an old WeGo that his grandmother gave to him as a gift. When the kids gather in their secret base to race their WeGos, Satoru can't take the first step. Satoru's classmate Akira invites him to race again. This is a story of boy and his robot, set in a seaside town in the near future.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Tags TBD
  1. Keica
  2. Griot Groove
Mar 8, 2019 at 9:00pm EST

In a future where space travel has been made possible, Cetacea Aviation has begun to employ "space attendants" who are skilled in hand-to-hand fighting due combat hijackers who use their own bodies as weapons. Aoi Musashino is one such space attendant, but is unskilled and even calls herself a "clumsy, awkward, but cute turtle." Another space attendant named Yasaki, who has recently been transferred from local to interstellar flights, gets to know a boy named Laika, who says that his songs bring people misfortune.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Fantasy
  1. Yumeta Company
Mar 13, 2020 at 10:00pm EDT

Four glowing orbs of different color fly through space, chasing after a dark red orb. After a fierce battle, only the blue orb falls to earth, into the room where Michiru is sleeping. But the dark red orb also appears on earth. The orb changes shape into the form of a boy, and starts to illegally raise Mejiro birds. Later, Michiru is at a flea market in a park, when a large flock of Mejiro birds cover the sky, and start attacking people. The yellow, silver, and purple orbs show up and almost manage to calm down the Mejiro, but violence is about to break out again. At that moment, Michiru hears a voice inside her head asking her to save the Mejiro.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Sci-Fi
  2. Super Power
  1. SPEED
Mar 13, 2020 at 10:00pm EDT

In the year 22XX, due to the drastic decrease in the human population, the government starts accepting races from other allied planets. As a result of genetic mixing, new species are born with special powers. A young man named Yuuki learns on his 18th birthday that while his father is a member of the "hero" tribe, his mother is a member of a tribe of beings who can manipulate plants who were supposedly wiped out due to the accelerated mechanization of the planet. As a result, Yuuki holds powers of both tribes, but he questions which side he should help with his powers.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Drama
  1. VEGA entertainment
Mar 13, 2020 at 10:00pm EDT

Set in a rural town in Maine, USA, at the end of the 19th century. The second of seven siblings, Rebecca, is a bright and energetic 10-year-old girl. When her father dies, Rebecca’s life becomes harder and she is sent to live with her two aunts, Miranda and Jane. Rebecca, who admires the gentle Jane, constantly cowers from the strict and nagging Miranda. One day, Rebecca is scolded by Miranda for going out in a pink dress that Jane had made for her by hand. After Miranda insults her father, Rebecca explodes and leaves the house in a rage…

[Source: Japan Media Arts Festival Overseas Promotion]

  1. Horror
  1. Usagi ou
Mar 25, 2021 at 11:00pm EDT

Disturbing news flows from the radio. A hot-selling novelist, mom and twin daughters. A mystery occurs in a family living happily at a hotel in the mountains that I bought. Looking for its true identity ... A heartwarming heart-full family comedy.

[Source: animenotane]

  1. Sci-Fi
  2. Supernatural
  1. Orange
Mar 25, 2021 at 11:00pm EDT

In 2124, Christopher, who investigates Mars, discovers an unknown Earth Mars repatriation ship. It's been 3 years since the news was unknown. Christopher steps into a repatriation ship to see the passengers and crew left behind on Mars. There, he meets a ghost girl, Cyane, who is a passenger. Cyane, a lonely stone tape on Mars, tries to play with Christopher ...

[Source: animenotane]

  1. Action
  1. IMAGICA Lab.
Mar 25, 2021 at 11:00pm EDT

Sometime in the 21st century. In the near future, transportation has progressed. Feeling that conventional policing organizations were limited in maintaining public safety, the Japanese government decided to partially lease out the right to arrest with the restriction of being limited to designated areas. This was the birth of the Deliver Police. In addition to his main job as an anime production assistant, main character Taichi has dreamed of being a hero since childhood as a member of the Deliver Police. Working with operator Wako, can he arrest the villains running rampant before time runs out?

[Source: animenotane]

  1. Fantasy
  1. TSUMUGI AKITA ANIMATION LAB
Mar 25, 2021 at 11:00pm EDT

Sakaki Genbei, a female warrior carrying the corpse of a dragon that has been exterminated under strong sunlight. The destination is Meifu Castle, where Taiko, the absolute ruler of the world, lives. The story of the dragon extermination told from the mouth of Sakaki who was allowed to have an audience with Taiko with the dragon's eyeball as a souvenir. Taiko finds out that the story is all a lie. Taiko had previously heard the prophecy that somebody would aim for his own life. The name of the thug is mad bone. Taiko glares that Sakaki must be a crazy bone. Sakaki surrounded by guards. Can Sakaki overcome this crisis? What is the true identity of the mad bones that aim for the life of Taiko?

[Source: animenotane]

  1. Fantasy
  1. Lesprit
Mar 30, 2022 at 2:00am EDT

A mysterious girl suddenly appears before Kirari, a timid grade school girl who rather doing nothing but draw. The mysterious girl drags Kirari into the outside world, and they draw various things for the first time together.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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