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Spring 1989 Anime

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Cipher

  1. Drama
  2. Music
Cipher
  • Studio TBD
March 3, 1989 JST

Two brothers are in the spotlight: one a movie star making a football movie, the other a musician who occasionally goes to school (to cover for his sibling). What will destiny bring them?

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Five Star Stories

  1. Action
  2. Drama
  3. Fantasy
  4. Mecha
  5. Sci-Fi
Five Star Stories
March 11, 1989 JST

※ Theatrical Premiere

Amaterasu is the god of light, the future emperor of the Joker Star System. Under the guise of young mecha conceptor Ladios Sopp, he is compelled by an old friend, Dr Ballanche, to save his two latest Fatimas Lachesis and Clotho. And so began the stories of the Joker System, as well as Amaterasu's love for Lachesis.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Venus Senki

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Sci-Fi
  4. Space
Venus Senki
March 11, 1989 JST

※ Theatrical Premiere

In the 21st century, mankind lives on two worlds. Following the collision of an ice asteroid, massive terraforming has made Venus a planet now capable of supporting life. Colonists from Earth tamed the hostile world and have thrived for four generations. But they also brought the darker side of humanity. Venus is about to get hostile again.

Hiro Seno, a hotshot motorcycle jockey, witnesses the first strike against his country Aphrodia, by the rival nation of Ishtar. Huge battletanks and warplanes quickly lay waste to the city. The Aphrodian army is quick to mobilize and retaliate... and despite his opposition to warfare, Hiro finds himself fighting for his life on the front lines.

(Source: AnimeNfo)

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Saint Seiya: Saishuu Seisen no Senshi-tachi

  1. Adventure
  2. Sci-Fi
  3. Shounen
Saint Seiya: Saishuu Seisen no Senshi-tachi
March 18, 1989 JST

※ Theatrical Premiere

Lucifer has been awoken from his eternal slumber by the spirits of Eris, Abel and Poseidon. He has come to kill Athena and fulfill his heart's burning desire: becoming the strongest of all the gods.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket

  1. Drama
  2. Mecha
  3. Military
  4. Sci-Fi
  5. Space
Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket
March 25, 1989 JST

In the final days of the One Year War, a Zeon special forces group infiltrates a colony to gather information on a new Gundam unit. Alfred Izuruha, a 10-year-old student, befriends Zeon rookie pilot Bernie Wiseman during a brief mobile suit combat. Meanwhile, Al meets up with Christina MacKenzie, his former neighbor and babysitter. Little does he know that not only is Christina a member of the Earth Federation, she's the test pilot of the new Gundam NT-4 prototype.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Lupin III: Bye Bye Liberty - Kiki Ippatsu!

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Shounen
Lupin III: Bye Bye Liberty - Kiki Ippatsu!
  • Studio TBD
April 1, 1989 JST

In this adventure, Lupin III tries to erase the files about him in the world police network. He finds out about the Ultravirus, a computer virus that controls all others and its location is only known by a little kid. Meanwhile, he steals the Statue of Liberty to look for a diamond the size of a football that is said to be hidden somewhere in it. Apparently, the diamond and the ultravirus are somehow related...

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Chiisana Ahiru no Ooki na Ai no Monogatari: Ahiru no Kwak

  1. Adventure
  2. Comedy
  3. Drama
  4. Fantasy
  5. Kids
Chiisana Ahiru no Ooki na Ai no Monogatari: Ahiru no Kwak
  • Studio TBD
April 3, 1989 JST

Alfred J Kwak (Dutch, it takes place in Holland) lost his parents, brothers and sisters when he was young. He was raised by a mole. The series covers the life of Alfred from the day he is born. In his life Alfred tries to help all sorts of animals all over the world. The series are meant to entertain children and teach children about life, covering historical aspects like WW II.

(Source: AniDB)

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Idol Densetsu Eriko

  1. Music
Idol Densetsu Eriko
April 3, 1989 JST

Eriko Tamura is Kousuke Tamura, the chairman of Tamura Productions (reknown music company) and Minako Tamura's (former famous idol singer) only daughter. Having talent for singing since birth, she has always loved her parent's media world. Then one day tragedy strikes when her parents get into a horrible car accident, which kills her father and leaves her mother in coma. She is left in her father's best friend, Mr. Uchida's care. Now Eriko must take the path of singing, a path her parents did not want her to pursue. Then her uncle is out to destroy her career. But in spite of all the hardship, she becomes an idol and wins hearts all over Japan.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu

  1. Drama
  2. Military
  3. Sci-Fi
  4. Space
Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu
April 4, 1989 JST

For decades, the Galactic Empire has been locked in an interstellar war with the Free Planets Alliance, a conflict that involves thousands of spaceships and millions of soldiers on both sides. Two new commanders enter the conflict with great hopes: Imperial Admiral Reinhard von Lohengramm and the FPA's Yang Wen-Li. As they deal with superiors and subordinates, maneuver through complicated political arrangements, plot strategies, and win battles, each will be tested, and ultimately, changed, by the reality of war.

(Source: AniDB)

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Tenkuu Senki Shurato

  1. Action
  2. Fantasy
  3. Magic
  4. Shounen
Tenkuu Senki Shurato
April 6, 1989 JST

A 16-year-old boy named Shurato and his friend Gai happen to be drawn into a gigantic ball of light while competing in the final match of a martial arts tournament. When they regain their senses, they find themselves transferred to a mystic heavenly sphere with a divine atmosphere. It's soon discovered that Shurato used to be the governing king of this world and that he has only been brought to his original state. Shurato is shocked as Gai suddenly turns hostile. After this unfortunate incident, a spectacular yet fantastic drama develops involving the two.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Hengen Taima Yakou Karura Mau! Nara Onryou Emaki

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Demons
  4. Fantasy
  5. Horror
  6. Shoujo
  7. Supernatural
Hengen Taima Yakou Karura Mau! Nara Onryou Emaki
  • Studio TBD
April 8, 1989 JST

※ Theatrical Premiere

Shoko and Maiko Ougi are apparently two ordinary schoolgirls in pursuit of graduating and having fun. Shii-chan is the more serious while Mai-chan is more fun-loving. In reality, the two sisters are powerful exorcists from the Karura temple. Each wields half the power...Shii-chan can "see" the spirits, and Mai-chan can banish them. This is the movie adaptation of a spooky series with heavy emphasis on traditionally Japanese occult themes.

(Source: AnimeNfo's Karura Mau OVA description; modified)

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Manie-Manie: Meikyuu Monogatari

  1. Adventure
  2. Fantasy
  3. Horror
  4. Sci-Fi
  5. Supernatural
Manie-Manie: Meikyuu Monogatari
April 15, 1989 JST

※ Theatrical Premiere

1. Labyrinth Labyrinthos
A girl and her cat fall through a looking-glass into a dark labyrinth full of strange people.

2. Running Man
In the distant future, a tough racer uses his psychokinetic powers against his opponents during his final race.

3. The Order to Stop Construction
A snooty salaryman is sent by his bosses to the jungle to stop a completely automated construction job, and spends several days there arguing with the robots.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Ranma ½

  1. Comedy
  2. Fantasy
  3. Martial Arts
  4. Slice of Life
Ranma ½
April 15, 1989 JST

Saotome Ranma, a teenage martial artist, and his father Genma travel to the 'cursed training ground' of Jusenkyo in China. There, despite the warnings of the Chinese guard, they fall into the cursed springs. From now on, whenever Ranma is doused in cold water, he turns in to a girl, and a cute, well-built red-head at that. Hot water changes him back into a man again, but only until the next time. To make matters worse, his father engages him to Tendo Akane, a girl who hates boys.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Cleopatra D.C.

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Sci-Fi
Cleopatra D.C.
April 28, 1989 JST

The Cleopatra Corns Group, aka Cleopatra DC, is a powerful financial conglomerate controlling most of the United States economy, almost as powerful as the US government itself. At the top of the organization is the beautiful, smart and brave Ms. Cleo, the Group's young, talented Chairman. This is good--it means she can handle the repair bill when that airplane crashes into her bedroom. With stolen artifacts, corporate kidnappings, and top-secret cyborg projects gone awry, her luck only gets worse from there.

(Source: Anime News Network)