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Spring 2003 Anime

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Munto

  1. Fantasy
  2. Magic
  3. Romance
Munto
March 18, 2003 JST

Akuto, the main source of energy is running low and the Heavens, a world of islands, hidden beyond time, floating above ours, has united against the Magical Kingdom whom uses the most energy. To save both the Magical Kingdom and the Heavens and restore the flow of akuto, the Magical King Munto must follow a vision and find the girl Yumemi in the lower world. Yumemi herself is just a normal girl except that she is the only one who can see the islands of the Heavens floating above. When Munto appears before her she starts thinking about hers and others responsibility to the world.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Aru Tabibito no Nikki

  1. Adventure
  2. Fantasy
Aru Tabibito no Nikki
Short-form
  • Studio TBD
March 19, 2003 JST

Follow Tortov as he journeys through very surreal, magical, picturesque landscapes, meeting interesting characters and circumstances on the way. Accompanied by his long-legged pig friend, Tortov takes us on an on-going adventure of peaceful contemplation.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Sakura Taisen: Ecole de Paris

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Game
  4. Harem
  5. Mecha
  6. Sci-Fi
Sakura Taisen: Ecole de Paris
  • Studio TBD
March 19, 2003 JST

An unseen evil lurks in the streets of Paris. Unless something is done, the darkness will unleash its destruction and consume all that is good. The City of Love will be lost to her people forever. All hope rests within the hearts of five young ladies. The only problem is, they don't even know it yet. But will an apprenticed nun, a reserved aristocrat, a hardened criminal, a traveling circus emcee and a Japanese girl experiencing loss set aside their unique differences and come together as one for the defense of many. The Paris Fighting Troup is born.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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G-On Riders Special

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. Ecchi
  4. Sci-Fi
G-On Riders Special
March 21, 2003 JST

A special included on the 7th DVD release, commonly known as "Episode 14". It features nudity and adult situations which were not present in the original series.

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Hajime no Ippo: Boxer no Kobushi

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. Shounen
  4. Sports
Hajime no Ippo: Boxer no Kobushi
March 21, 2003 JST

A special episode included in the DVDs. It tells how Takamura started boxing.

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.hack//Intermezzo

  1. Adventure
  2. Fantasy
  3. Game
  4. Magic
  5. Mystery
  6. Sci-Fi
.hack//Intermezzo
March 28, 2003 JST

Bear joins Mimiru for an event held in the Dungeon of Nankoflak, a newly reopened dungeon known for giving rise to many a legend in the past. But Mimiru isn't there for the experience points or the treasure, but rather memories of one of her first experiences in The World, and the players she met there.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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One Piece: Oounabara ni Hirake! Dekkai Dekkai Chichi no Yume!

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Fantasy
  5. Shounen
  6. Super Power
One Piece: Oounabara ni Hirake! Dekkai Dekkai Chichi no Yume!
April 6, 2003 JST

The story opens on Pirate Zap's ship, where two of his crew, Bonnie and Max, are tired and want to escape, but unfortunately they have no money. Three children were being held captive on the ship overhear them. The eldest, Amanda, who's father was a pro treasure hunter, knows the whereabouts of a great treasure, and offers them a deal. If they help them make a clean escape, they could take all the treasure they wanted. They agree, and the five of them barely escape and make it onto a small island where they meet Luffy and his crew. Unfortunately they were pursued and Luffy and Amanda are captured and brought back to their boss, the head of the Bayan Pirates, who is also after the treasure. Now Luffy and the others must battle the Bayan pirates and find the treasure that Amanda's father had left for his children. Amanda, who has always resented adventure and treasure because her father was constantly gone in search for it, finally understands his feelings.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Tennis no Ouji-sama: Mini Theater

  1. Comedy
Tennis no Ouji-sama: Mini Theater
Short-form
  • Studio TBD
April 9, 2003 JST

A short mini-theatre comedy featuring Prince of Tennis characters.

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.hack//Liminality

  1. Game
  2. Mystery
  3. Sci-Fi
.hack//Liminality
  • Studio TBD
April 10, 2003 JST

In the year 2007, an MMORPG (Massive Multiplayer Online Role Playing Game) known as 'The World' is released in the US and becomes insanely popular, spreading worldwide and reaching up to 20 million players. One day, a mysterious phenomenon occurs where all the monsters in the game become increasingly powerful and harbour otherwise unheard of abilities. Along with this, players are unable to make any progress with their characters. Naturally, these occurrences render The World rather unplayable, so a player who goes by the name of Kite decides to get to the bottom of it.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Hunter x Hunter: Greed Island

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Shounen
  4. Super Power
Hunter x Hunter: Greed Island
April 16, 2003 JST

After the battle with the Spiders, the search for Ging continues as Gon and Killua decided to once again attempt to purchase the rare game "Greed Island". However, Gon came up with a better plan, which was to volunteer to complete the game for the billionaire who owned it. But some training must be done, as Gon and Killua's abilities are still at a developing stage and "Greed Island" is no simple game for anyone to play with. It is the infamous game that could easily lead to one's death. Based on the manga by Togashi Yoshihiro.

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Hajime no Ippo: Champion Road

  1. Comedy
  2. Shounen
  3. Sports
Hajime no Ippo: Champion Road
April 18, 2003 JST

As the new Champion, Ippo must protect his title against some of the best boxers available.

Makunouchi Ippo is the new Featherweight champion of Japan and is now ready for his first title defense. His opponent, the former Jr. Featherweight champion and a medical student, Sanada Kazuki. In addition to this feud, Sanada is being coached by Kamogawa's former rival, Hama Dankichi. What makes things worse is that Sanada works at the same hospital where Kumi is a nurse at and everybody at the hospital wants Sanada to win. Not only does Ippo have to defend his title, he has to reclaim his love.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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There She Is!!

  1. Comedy
  2. Romance
There She Is!!
Short-form
  • Studio TBD
April 20, 2003 JST

The plot revolves around Doki, a female rabbit, meeting, falling in love with, and chasing Nabi, a male cat, in a world where love between the two species is socially unacceptable. The theme of the short is that all love can be accepted and has a chance. Nabi attempts to cure Doki's infatuation for him, but after seeing the extent of her love, he gives in and finds something he can appreciate in her.

(Source: Wikipedia)

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Lingerie Senshi Papillon Rose

  1. Ecchi
  2. Magic
  3. Parody
  4. Sci-Fi
Lingerie Senshi Papillon Rose
  • Studio TBD
April 25, 2003 JST

Tsubomi is a savvy and horny school girl who works at a lingerie club, a gentlemen's bar where scantily clad young women serve drinks to the patrons. She is useless at her job but is blackmailing her boss so she won't get fired. One day she runs into a gorgeous young man who she takes to bed. She meets into a perverted talking cat with a butterfly on its forehead, who recruits her to be a magical soldier. She has to fight off a dominatrix elf woman called Beene, a minion of Regina Apis, a matriarch bent on chaos and forming her new Dynasty. Tsubomi is learning of her powers when she is rescued by an oddly familiar masked man, known only as Dandelion. The plot of this anime is completely farcical and parodies the magical girl genre and Sailor Moon in particular.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Hashire!

  1. Comedy
Hashire!
  • Studio TBD
April 2003

A short film by Aoki Jun.

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Kanon Kazahana

  1. Drama
  2. Romance
  3. Slice of Life
  4. Supernatural
Kanon Kazahana
May 3, 2003 JST

The spring has come since Yuuichi reunited with Ayu, and lives of all major characters are back on track. When Mishio visits Makoto's birthplace, however, a miracle happens before her eyes.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Parasite Dolls

  1. Sci-Fi
Parasite Dolls
May 22, 2003 JST

A secret unit of the AD Police, known as Branch, specializes in crimes involving humanoid robots called 'Boomers'. Branch officer Buzz must cope with having a Boomer for a partner, while officer Michaelson finds the line between human and robot to be a thin one. Together they serve to protect a world that is slowly deconstructing around them. Set in the Bubblegum Crisis universe.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Guardian Hearts

  1. Comedy
  2. Ecchi
  3. Magic
  4. Romance
  5. School
Guardian Hearts
  • Studio TBD
May 23, 2003 JST

Maya, Kurusu, and Chelsea hit it off really well when trying to get revenge on Guardian Hearts for making them suffer. Maya and company thought that Guardian Hearts usually appears when Kazuya is getting along with a girl. Not knowing that Guardian Hearts is actually Hina, they leave her alone with Kazuya in an attempt to lure Guardian Hearts.

(Source: AniDB)

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Naruto: Akaki Yotsuba no Clover wo Sagase

  1. Adventure
  2. Comedy
  3. Shounen
Naruto: Akaki Yotsuba no Clover wo Sagase
May 24, 2003 JST

The grandson of the 3rd Hokage, Konohamaru, finally has a crush on a girl, but he has a big problem she is soon to be moving away from the hidden leaf village. Konohamaru trying to make her stay seeks out the legendary crimson four-leaf clover, which is rumored to grant one wish.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Hitsuji no Uta

  1. Drama
  2. Horror
  3. Vampire
Hitsuji no Uta
May 25, 2003 JST

Kazuna's family has a history of suffering from a disease that creates an uncontrollable vampire-like thirst for blood. Knowing none of this, Kazuna was sent to live with the Eda couple as a child. As the sickness begins to show signs of being present within himself, he comes into contact with his older sister, Chizuna, who has been suffering from it since early childhood. Knowing that the sickness incurs a heavy weight upon those that suffer from it, Chizuna tries to ease her brother's burden, to help him learn to control his urges, but...

(Source: Anime News Network)