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Hal Film Maker
1993 – 2009
Native Name
ハルフィルムメーカー
Founded
August 11, 1993
Defunct
July 1, 2009
WorksHeadlines
  1. Comedy
  2. Ecchi
  3. Romance
  4. School
B-gata H-kei
7.15
  1. Hal Film Maker
Apr 1, 2010 at 12:00pm EDT

Yamada, first name withheld, is a 15-year-old girl who has just entered Takizawa High School. Easily considered exceptionally beautiful, she has only one problem with her own body, she thinks her vagina looks weird and is very self-conscious about it.

Upon entering high school, her dream was to have casual sex with 100 men but therein lies the problem, she believes an experienced partner will tease her about the way her vagina looks or simply the fact that she's a virgin. She stumbles upon the solution in the form of Kosuda Takashi, a fellow virgin, whom she believes will help ease the transition to more experienced partners.

There's only one small problem, Yamada doesn't know anything about sex or the ancient art of seduction, meaning her quest to conquer Kosuda will be a difficult one.

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. Love Polygon
  4. Romance
  5. Showbiz
Skip Beat!
7.85
  1. Hal Film Maker
Oct 5, 2008 at 1:00pm EDT

Kyoko followed her true love and childhood friend Sho to Tokyo so she could help him reach his dream of becoming an idol. She cleans, cooks, works three jobs and does nothing for herself because she loves him so much, but gets nothing in return. Still, she remains by his side. But then one day she goes unannounced to his agency with a delivery, and overhears him talking about her; he reveals to his manager that he only took her with him as a maid, and that he doesn't care for her at all. Upon hearing this, Kyoko doesn't just sit around and cry. She cuts and dyes her hair, changes her clothes and attitude and thus begins her journey to join showbiz and have her revenge against Sho.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Fantasy
  2. Iyashikei
  3. Sci-Fi
  4. Slice of Life
ARIA The ANIMATION
7.72
  1. Hal Film Maker
Oct 5, 2005 at 12:30pm EDT

On the planet Aqua lies the watery city of Neo Venezia, a tourist hub in which people travel around in gondolas. Professional gondoliers known as Undines are well-revered as they act as tour guides for the people. Akari Mizunashi is a gondolier in training and also an employee of Aria Company. She gets to meet all sorts of people as she takes them on the gondola rides, from friendly mentors to special individuals, all this admidst the beautiful scenic backdrop of the entire city.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. Fantasy
  4. Mahou Shoujo
  5. Mystery
  6. Performing Arts
  7. Romance
Princess Tutu
7.79
  1. Hal Film Maker
Aug 16, 2002 at 7:30am EDT

13-year-old ballet student Ahiru is clumsy, good-hearted and sweet... and has a big secret. The mysterious Drosselmayer morphed a young duck into a girl to give her a mission: help a Prince to get the parts of his heart back. With that in mind, she morphs into Princess Tutu, whose magical dances ease the pain and purifies the bad feelings.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Comedy
  2. Ecchi
  3. Gag Humor
  4. Gore
  5. Magic
Bokusatsu Tenshi Dokuro-chan 2
7.47
  1. Hal Film Maker
August 10, 2007 EDT

The life of the once ordinary middle school student Sakura Kusakabe changed when an angel by the name of Dokuro-chan moved into his house. This heartwarming story of love, desire and... bloodshed continues as Sakura's normal everyday life slowly crumbles into a bloody mess.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Fantasy
  2. Iyashikei
  3. Sci-Fi
  4. Slice of Life
ARIA The ORIGINATION
7.90
  1. Hal Film Maker
Jan 7, 2008 at 12:00pm EST

It is the year 2301. Man has terraformed Mars into a beautiful water planet, and has renamed it "Aqua". Built upon it is Neo-Venezia, an exact replica of old Venice, with beautiful waterways, palaces and plazas. Akari Mizunashi, a 15 year old girl arrives from Man-Home (formerly known as Earth) to become a gondolier trainee at a company called Aria Company. The company is lead by Alicia Florence, one of the three best gondoliers, also known as the three Water Fairies. Trough hard training, Akari aims to become a Prima herself. Many encounters and mysterious events are sure to follow on this planet of miracles.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Fantasy
  2. Iyashikei
  3. Sci-Fi
  4. Slice of Life
ARIA The NATURAL
7.84
  1. Hal Film Maker
Apr 2, 2006 at 12:06pm EDT

In the continuation of the last series, Akari Mizunashi continues her job as a gondolier along with her friends from the other two rival companies, Aika and Alice. As they continue their training to become Undines, they continue to meet new people and partake on mysterious adventures, all in the quiet, scenic and peaceful city of Neo Venezia.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Adventure
  2. Mecha
  3. Sci-Fi
Oban Star-Racers
7.72
  1. Hal Film Maker
April 11, 2006 EDT

Eva's birthday has just passed, and she hasn't heard from her father. Despising the Boarding School she attends, she escapes using her Rocket Bike that she just completed. Taking on the alias "Molly," Eva sneaks with the Earth team to Alwas for the Great Race because the winner of the race gets any one wish granted. Little does the Earth Team know what danger awaits them...

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. Fantasy
  4. Mahou Shoujo
  5. Reverse Harem
  6. Romance
  7. Super Power
Shin Shirayuki-hime Densetsu Prétear
7.66
  1. Hal Film Maker
Apr 4, 2001 at 5:30am EDT

A sixteen-year-old girl is struggling to adjust to a new step-family when seven guys appear on the scene revealing that she possesses a special magical power. Shying away from the strange group, she later joins them when a monster places her friend's life in jeopardy. Without training, she must prove herself capable to take up the sacred duty of the Pretear. They must resolve their differences and work together to defeat the evil princess intent on destruction.

[Source: FUNimation]

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Ecchi
  4. Romance
  5. School
  6. Sci-Fi
Kemeko Deluxe!
7.63
  1. Hal Film Maker
October 4, 2008 EDT

When Sanpeita Kobayashi was a child, his lovely friend had to move away, but she vowed that in ten years, they would meet again—as husband and wife. Ten years later, Sanpeita is a high school student, but he hasn't forgotten the feelings they shared.

Sanpeita awakes from a dream about his last day with her, only to have his morning interrupted. A weird robot girl is battling other robots in his bedroom, claiming to be his wife. The robot's pilot looks like none other than Sanpeita's long-lost, childhood friend. But who is she really? Why did she have to leave? And what does she have to do with the Mishima Electronics Corporation?

  1. Drama
  2. Iyashikei
  3. Magic
  4. Romance
  5. Slice of Life
Mahoutsukai ni Taisetsu na Koto: Natsu no Sora
  1. Hal Film Maker
Jul 2, 2008 at 1:40pm EDT

Get ready for a second magical journey to the world of Someday's Dreamers, where spellcasting is a profession that requires both the proper training AND a license. It's to get that license and fulfill a promise made to her late father that young Sora Suzuki has made the long journey from her distant home in the countryside town of Biei to the big city of Tokyo. It's a daunting challenge, but she's got a little bit of talent, a charming personality and, most important of all, the promise of an internship! What she ISN'T expecting, though, is how different life in the city will be, especially the people themselves. While she gets along with the confident Asagi, Kuroda and the gentle Hiyori, she's completely confused with the mysterious boy Gouta. And yet, as a result of their internships they keep ending up in the same situations and slowly learning to understand more about each other than they ever imagined possible!

[Source: Sentai Filmworks]

  1. Comedy
  2. Iyashikei
  3. Slice of Life
ARIA The ORIGINATION: Sono Choppiri Himitsu no Basho ni...
7.76
  1. Hal Film Maker
June 24, 2008 EDT

Special episode based on manga Navigation 39 entitled "The Secret Place". Its action takes place between episodes 5 and 6 of Aria the Origination.

Akari and President Aria take a walk in the eastern part of Neo-Venezia. The are spotted by Akatsuki, who follows them to try to greet Akari. They eventually end up at St Mark's Basilica, where Akari has a secret place, which is discovered by Akatsuki, Aika, and Alice.

[Source: Wikipedia]

  1. Comedy
  2. Romance
  3. Slice of Life
Boys Be...
  1. Hal Film Maker
Apr 11, 2000 at 5:30am EDT

There are two sides to every love story, and Boys Be... reveals what's really going on—from the guy's point of view!

Meet three normal high school guys with just one thing on their minds: girls. Quiet Kyoichi has been friends with Chiharu ever since they were young, but lately, his feelings have begun to change. Lecherous Makoto, a self-proclaimed master of the rules of romance, is ready to sweep the ladies off their feet. And Yoshihiko, a handsome sports nut, is unfortunately a bit clueless in matters of the heart.

Join this hapless trio for a year of romantic misadventures that will change their lives forever!

[Source: RightStuf]

  1. CGDCT
  2. Comedy
  3. Iyashikei
  4. Slice of Life
  5. Visual Arts
Sketchbook: Full Color's
  1. Hal Film Maker
Oct 1, 2007 at 1:00pm EDT

No matter where she goes, Sora takes her sketchbook along. The world is full of mysterious and beautiful things, after all, and Sora doesn’t want to miss a single one. The best way she knows to capture each moment is by drawing and sketching, watching and learning.

However, though Sora is full of wonder, she’s also incredibly shy. She doesn’t have many friends, except for her fellow classmates in the Art Club. But even though they all seem to be slightly crazy (the teacher included), each of them adds another bright color to Sora’s world.

[Source: Funimation]

  1. Action
  2. Drama
  3. Reincarnation
  4. Romance
  5. Supernatural
Tenshi Kinryouku
7.61
  1. Hal Film Maker
May 24, 2000 EDT

Setsuna Mudo is a college freshman, just trying to get by without running afoul of his bullying seniors. It doesn't help that he's in love with his sister, Sara, who only sees him once a month. But there's more to his life than just keeping his head down.

Setsuna is ambushed by mysterious beings, angels, and demons, all professing to know his true destiny. The angels say he is the reincarnation of their leader Alexiel, while the demons claim he led them to war against God himself.

As Setsuna struggles with his identity in such strange times, the eternal conflict between Heaven and Hell threatens to reignite. Will he be prepared when it does?

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Harem
  5. Mecha
  6. Sci-Fi
Saber Marionette J to X
  1. Hal Film Maker
October 5, 1998 EDT

Taking place mere months after the Saber Marionette J OVA series, this newest installment in the Saber Marionette line follows the continuing adventures of Otaru and his clan of selfless, obsessive marionette girls. This time, the evil Faust is back, and again toying with Marionette technology that was never meant to be explored. The Saber Dolls are back, and torn between their newfound love for Otaru and their undying loyalty to Faust; Will Otaru, Lime, Cherry and Bloodberry be able to stop Faust again, or are they all headed for the scrap heap?

[Source: AniDB]

  1. Adventure
  2. Comedy
  3. Fantasy
  4. Magic
Slayers Premium
  1. Hal Film Maker
December 21, 2001 EST

Lina and Gourry travel to a seaside town named Acassi, where octopus tentacle is a delicacy. However, the octopus meat carries a curse that dooms the eater to only speak Takogo (octopus language). Amelia, Zelgadiss, and Xelloss all show up, and the main four characters (Lina, Gourry, Ameria, Zelgadiss) get cursed. The octopi enlist the power of a mazoku to get rid of the humans once and for all. The white sorceress Ruma must learn the cure to the curse from her long-lost master in order to save the town.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Drama
  2. Magic
Uta Kata
  1. Hal Film Maker
Oct 2, 2004 at 11:30am EDT

On the last day of the school year, 14-year-old Ichika Tachibana comes across an old, busted mirror in an unused campus building. When Manatsu, a mysterious girl from inside the mirror, steps out and offers her friendship for the summer, she also offers Ichika magical powers. Now, Manatsu must help Ichika unlock the powers of the 12 Djinn in order to complete her magic training... but perhaps this is something that will prove too difficult a task. Some offers may appear to be too good to be true and this one just may turn out to do more harm than good.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Harem
  4. Mecha
  5. Romance
  6. Sci-Fi
Saber Marionette J Again
  1. Hal Film Maker
November 24, 1997 EST

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]

  1. Adventure
  2. Drama
  3. Fantasy
Strange Dawn
  1. Hal Film Maker
Jul 11, 2000 at 5:30am EDT

Yuko and Eri are two normal girls who are sucked into the alternate world filled with tiny people. The people of this mysterious world sees them as their "Great Protectors" who can protect their land in a time of strife. The two girls set out on a mission with a group of warriors from the village to find out how they were brought here and how might they return home. However, there is a war brewing and these two Great Protectors are the political tool that every faction lusts for to rally the people to their side.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Romance
  2. School
Yotsunoha
  1. Hal Film Maker
February 28, 2008 EST

Based on the game by Haikuo-Soft.

A story about the reunion of 4 childhood friends, Yuzuki, Matsuri, Nono and Makoto, in their deserted old school campus, Mochitsuki Academy. 3 years ago, they buried a time capsule under a tree inside the school and made a promise. A promise to meet again after exactly 3 years from that day. And the day of promise has finally arrived.

[Source: AniDB]

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. Ecchi
  4. Horror
  5. Supernatural
Teizokurei Daydream
  1. Hal Film Maker
June 24, 2004 EDT

Saiki Misaki has been able to see ghosts since she was a kid. Now, working at an S&M club, her spare time goes to sending the spirits off to the other world by having to make them realize they're dead and have to leave. This would supposedly be a little bit easier if you didnt have a background of hardship and loneliness... and a perverted employer.

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Comedy
  2. Mahou Shoujo
Fushigiboshi no☆Futagohime Gyu!
  1. J.C.STAFF
  2. Hal Film Maker
Mar 31, 2006 at 8:00pm EST

Fine and Rein are sent to the Royal Wonder Academy on the Royal Wonder Planet in order to study to become better princesses. They plan to make many friends, but unfortunately, the competition and cold nature of the students and teachers make things impossible. The twins also become Universal Princesses when touching the legendary Soleil Bell, releasing two angels named Pyupyu and Kyukyu to help aid them. Unfortunately, an evil force manifested in a painting doesn't seem to be satisfied about the Universal Princesses...

[Source: Anime News Network]

  1. Drama
  2. Fantasy
  3. Magic
  4. School
Uta Kata Special
  1. Hal Film Maker
April 21, 2005 EDT

It's now winter in Kamakura. When Satsuki tells her friends that she'd seen Manatsu, Ichika at first doesn't believe it. But on the day before her 15th birthday, Manatsu's mirror fragment inside Ichika's desk drawer mysteriously disappears. That evening, a young girl calling herself "Mafuyu, Manatsu's identical twin" appears before Ichika with a mischievous smirk on her face.

[Source: AniDB]

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