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Drifters

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Fantasy
  5. Historical
  6. Samurai
  7. Seinen
Drifters
4.3
Oct 7, 2016 at 11:00pm JST

Shimazu Toyohisa, while involved in the Battle of Sekigahara, manages to mortally wound Ii Naomasa, but is critically wounded in the process. As he walks from the field wounded and bleeding, Toyohisa finds himself transported to a corridor of doors where a bespectacled man at a desk waits for him. This man, Murasaki, sends Toyohisa into the nearest door where he wakes up in another world. There, Toyohisa meets other great warriors like him who have been transported as well, to be part of a group known as Drifters.

This world contains both native humans and a number of fantastical races, including elves, dwarves, and hobbits. However, the world is at war, with the humans waging a losing war against another group of great warriors, the Ends, who wish to take over the world and kill all the Drifters. Under the Ends' command are many terrible creatures, including dragons, which they use to destroy everything in their wake. At the start of the series, the Ends' army has control of the northern part of the continent and is currently trying to invade the south through a pivotal fortress at the northernmost tip of a nation called Carneades. Meanwhile, the Octobrist Organization, a group of human magicians native to this world, attempt to bring together the many individual Drifters to save their world from the brutal Ends.

(Source: Wikipedia)

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Kuroshitsuji

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Demons
  4. Fantasy
  5. Historical
  6. Shounen
  7. Supernatural
Kuroshitsuji
4.0
October 3, 2008 JST

One of the noble families of England Phantomhive's butler Sebastian Michaelis has unquestionably perfect knowledge, manners, talent with materials, martial arts et cetera but is also able to serve a 12 year old master.

Wearing a grey tailcoat, gracefully brewing the worlds strongest red tea, please watch to see how such a perfect butler copes with such a master...

(Source: AniDB)

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91 Days

  1. Action
  2. Drama
  3. Historical
91 Days
4.1
Jul 9, 2016 at 1:55am JST

During Prohibition, the law held no power and the mafia ruled the town.

The story takes place in Lawless, a town thriving on black market sales of illicitly brewed liquor. Avilio returns to Lawless after some time away, following the murder of his family in a mafia dispute there.

One day, Avilio receives a letter from a mysterious sender, prompting him to return to Lawless for revenge. He then infiltrates the Vanetti family, the ones responsible for his family's murder, and sets about befriending the don's son, Nero, to set his vengeance in motion.

Killing brings more killing, and revenge spawns more revenge. How will the 91-day story of these men guided by a tragic fate end?

(Source: Crunchyroll)

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Akagami no Shirayuki-hime

  1. Drama
  2. Fantasy
  3. Historical
  4. Romance
  5. Shoujo
Akagami no Shirayuki-hime
4.2
Jul 7, 2015 at 12:00am JST

In the kingdom of Tanbarun lives Shirayuki, an independent and strong-willed young woman. Her resourceful intelligence has led her become a skilled pharmacist, but her most defining trait is her shock of beautiful apple-red hair. Her dazzling mane gets her noticed by the prince of the kingdom, but instead of romancing her, he demands she be his concubine. Shirayuki refuses, chops off her lovely locks, and runs away to the neighboring kingdom of Clarines. There, she befriends a young man named Zen, who, SURPRISE, is also a prince, although with a much better temperament than the previous one. Watch as Shirayuki finds her place in the new kingdom, and in Zen’s heart.

(Source: Funimation)

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Ookami to Koushinryou II

  1. Adventure
  2. Fantasy
  3. Historical
  4. Romance
Ookami to Koushinryou II
4.5
Jul 9, 2009 at 1:15am JST

Following Kraft Lawrence (Spice) an experienced travelling merchant and his sharp-tongued 600-year-old pagan deity companion Holo (Wolf) on their journey to return to Yoitsu, Holo's home in the north. A tender relationship has blossomed between the characters, as they make deals, travel between cities, encounter religious fanatics, overcoming the daily toils of a travelling merchant.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Gosick

  1. Drama
  2. Historical
  3. Mystery
  4. Romance
Gosick
Jan 8, 2011 at 1:23am JST

In 1924 in a small, fictional French-speaking European country of Saubure, Kujou Kazuya, the third son of a Japanese Imperial soldier, is a transfer student to St. Marguerite Academy, where urban legends and horror stories are all the rage. There he meets Victorique de Blois, a mysterious yet beautiful and brilliant girl who never comes to class and spends her days reading the entire content of the library or solving mysteries that even detectives cannot solve.

(Source: AniDB)

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Samurai Champloo

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Historical
  5. Samurai
  6. Shounen
Samurai Champloo
May 20, 2004 at 10:30am JST

Mugen's a buck-wild warrior — violent, thoughtless and womanising. Jin is a vagrant ronin — mysterious, traditional, well-mannered and very strong as well. These two fiercely independent warriors cannot be any more different from one another, yet their paths cross when Fuu, a ditzy waitress, saves them from being executed when they are arrested after a violent sword fight. Fuu convinces the two vagrant young men to help her find a mysterious samurai "who smells of sunflowers". And so their journey begins...

(Source: AniDB)

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Ookami to Koushinryou

  1. Adventure
  2. Fantasy
  3. Historical
  4. Romance
Ookami to Koushinryou
4.4
Jan 9, 2008 at 1:30am JST

Kraft Lawrence (Spice) is a travelling medieval merchant, who finds a 600-year-old pagan harvest deity named Holo (Wolf) in his wagon one night. She begins travelling with him, and her wisdom helps increase his profits. But her true nature draws unwanted attention from the church...

(Source: AniDB)

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Sirius the Jaeger

  1. Action
  2. Historical
  3. Supernatural
  4. Vampire
Sirius the Jaeger
4.2
Jul 12, 2018 at 11:00pm JST

※ NOTE: The first episode premiered at Anime Expo 2018 on July 7th.

Imperial Capital, 1930.

A strange group of people carrying musical instrument cases landed on Tokyo station. They are called the “Jaegers”, who came to hunt vampires. Amongst them, there stood a young man with striking serenity and unusual aura. His name is Yuliy, a werewolf whose home village was destroyed by vampires. Yuliy and the Jaegers engage in deadly battle over a mysterious holy arc only known as “The Arc of Sirius”.

What truth awaits them at the end…?

With eternal affinity and spiral of conspiracy entwine, the highly anticipated action-thriller anime begins!

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InuYasha

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Demons
  5. Fantasy
  6. Historical
  7. Magic
  8. Romance
  9. Shounen
  10. Supernatural
InuYasha
Oct 16, 2000 at 7:00pm JST

Kagome leads a fairly normal life, in spite of her weird family. Her house is a thousand-year-old Japanese temple, and her grandfather talks about the history of the house endlessly. Legend has it that the old well on the temple grounds keeps a vicious ancient monster at bay; Kagome never believed those legends, until now. The well opens up and sucked Kagome inside transporting her to an ancient time of enchanted forests and giant demons.

Kagome is soon confronted by her odd resemblance to Kikyou, the girl who controlled the magical Shikon no Tama talisman and imprisoned the legendary half-demon InuYasha. Upon entering this fantasy world, Kagome is attacked by a demon hunting the Shikon no Tama; she unwittingly releases InuYasha from his imprisonment, only to find that he's no hero.

(Source: AniDB)

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Akagami no Shirayuki-hime 2nd Season

  1. Drama
  2. Fantasy
  3. Historical
  4. Romance
  5. Shoujo
Akagami no Shirayuki-hime 2nd Season
4.3
Jan 12, 2016 at 12:00am JST

In the kingdom of Tanbarun lives Shirayuki, an independent and strong-willed young woman. Her resourceful intelligence has led her become a skilled pharmacist, but her most defining trait is her shock of beautiful apple-red hair. Her dazzling mane gets her noticed by the prince of the kingdom, but instead of romancing her, he demands she be his concubine. Shirayuki refuses, chops off her lovely locks, and runs away to the neighboring kingdom of Clarines. There, she befriends a young man named Zen, who, SURPRISE, is also a prince, although with a much better temperament than the previous one. Watch as Shirayuki finds her place in the new kingdom, and in Zen’s heart.

(Source: Funimation)

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Gintama

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Historical
  4. Parody
  5. Samurai
  6. Sci-Fi
  7. Shounen
Gintama
4.6
Apr 4, 2006 at 6:00pm JST

Sakata Gintoki is a samurai living in an era when samurais are no longer needed. To add to his troubles, oppressive aliens have moved in to invade. Gintoki lives with Kagura and Shimura Shinpachi, taking on odd jobs to make the world a better place... and to pay their rent.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Oda Nobuna no Yabou

  1. Comedy
  2. Historical
  3. Romance
Oda Nobuna no Yabou
4.1
Jul 9, 2012 at 1:05am JST

The historical romantic comedy follows 17-year-old high schooler Sagara Yoshiharu who one day time-travels to the Sengoku period, where all the major Samurai lords are cute girls. Yoshiharu meets Oda Nobuna, the female counterpart of Oda Nobunaga, and begins to serve her as a substitute of Kinoshita Tokichiro, who was killed.

(Source: MyAnimeList)

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Arslan Senki (TV)

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Drama
  4. Fantasy
  5. Historical
  6. Shounen
  7. Supernatural
Arslan Senki (TV)
4.2
Apr 5, 2015 at 5:00pm JST

In the prosperous kingdom of Pars lies the Royal Capital of Ecbatana, a city of splendor and wonder, ruled by the undefeated and fearsome King Andragoras. Arslan is the young and curious prince of Pars who, despite his best efforts, doesn't seem to have what it takes to be a proper king like his father.

At the age of 14, Arslan goes to his first battle and loses everything as the blood-soaked mist of war gives way to scorching flames, bringing him to face the demise of his once glorious kingdom. However, it is Arslan's destiny to be a ruler, and despite the trials that face him, he must now embark on a journey to reclaim his fallen kingdom.

(Source: Kodansha USA)

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Baccano!

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Historical
  4. Mystery
  5. Supernatural
Baccano!
Jul 27, 2007 at 12:30am JST

Baccano! (which translates to "ruckus" or "stupid commotion") focuses on the stories of different characters in the Prohibition Era of America. Originating back to 1711, a group of alchemists seeking eternal youth are given a special potion by a mysterious demon, making them immortal. However, alchemists began disappearing, and realizing the danger of being close to one another they scatter around the world.

Now in the 1930's, all of the immortals have come together once again. Baccano! tells the stories of each of these immortals, ranging from alchemists, street gangs, thieves, FBI agents and even the mafia.

(Source: Absolute Anime)

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Golden Kamuy

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Historical
  4. Seinen
Golden Kamuy
4.3
Apr 9, 2018 at 11:00pm JST

The story takes place in the mighty Northern field of Hokkaido, the time is in the turbulent late Meiji Era. A post war soldier Sugimoto, aka, “Immortal Sugimoto” was in need of large sums of money for a particular purpose…. What awaited Sugimoto, who stepped into Hokkaido’s Gold Rush with dreams of making a fortune, was a tattoo map leading to a hidden treasure based on hints inscribed on the bodies of convicts in Abashiri Prison?! The magnificent nature of Hokkaido vs vicious convicts and the meeting with a pure Ainu girl, Ashiripa!! A survival battle for a hidden treasure hunt begins!

(Source: Crunchyroll)

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Shuumatsu no Izetta

  1. Action
  2. Historical
  3. Military
Shuumatsu no Izetta
3.8
Oct 1, 2016 at 11:00pm JST

Set in an alternate Earth on the eve of the 2nd World War, the story follows Izetta, the last surviving member of a clan of witches that possesses the ability to magically manipulate any object that they touch. Izetta pledges to help protect Princess Fine and the tiny Alpine kingdom of Eylstadt from invasion by the imperialistic forces of Germania.

(Source: Crunchyroll)

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Katanagatari

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Historical
  4. Martial Arts
  5. Romance
Katanagatari
Jan 26, 2010 at 1:10am JST

The legendary swordsmith Shikizaki Kiki made 1000 swords in his career. The more of these swords a state had, the greater the success in battle. When the Shogun emerged victorious, he collected 988 of the swords... but those were only the swordsmith's inferior practice pieces. For the final twelve swords were the pinnacle of his career. Each of them has powers so extraordinary, that one man wielding one of them could defeat a small army.

Shogunate strategist Togame has been ordered to recover all of them. She first hired a ninja... but the worth of the swords is so great the entire ninja clan defected the moment they recovered one. Then she hired a swordsman... though bound by honour, he felt he should keep the sword for himself.

Her last hope is Shichika, the seventh and last practitioner of the Kyotoryuu — the No Sword School. He and his sister live on an island cut off from civilization — so they have no need or use for money. His sword school does not use swords either — so he would not want the swords for himself.

So why should he help Togame?

"Because you will fall in love with me."

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Gintama'

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Historical
  4. Parody
  5. Samurai
  6. Sci-Fi
  7. Shounen
Gintama'
4.7
Apr 4, 2011 at 6:00pm JST

Sakata Gintoki, Kagura, and Shinpachi Shimura continue to scrape a living as freelance jack-of-all-trades at Edo while amidst the several odd humans and aliens that inhabit the peculiar metropolis.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Kimetsu no Yaiba

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Fantasy
  4. Historical
  5. Shounen
  6. Supernatural
Kimetsu no Yaiba
April 2019

Since ancient times, rumors have abounded of man-eating demons lurking in the woods. Because of this, the local townsfolk never venture outside at night. Legend has it that a demon slayer also roams the night, hunting down these bloodthirsty demons.

Ever since the death of his father, Tanjirou has taken it upon himself to support his mother and five siblings. Although their lives may be hardened by tragedy, they've found happiness. But that ephemeral warmth is shattered one day when Tanjirou finds his family slaughtered and the lone survivor, his sister Nezuko, turned into a demon. Adding to this sorrow, a demon hunter named Tomioka Giyuu arrived and was about to finish Nezuko off, but to his surprise she and Tanjiro started to protect each other. Seeing this oddity and Tanjiro's promising fighting skills, Giyuu decides to send them to his old mentor to be trained.

So begins Tanjiro's life as a demon hunter, bound on a quest to cure his sister and find the one who murdered his entire family.

(Source: M-U)

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Mushishi

  1. Adventure
  2. Fantasy
  3. Historical
  4. Mystery
  5. Seinen
  6. Slice of Life
  7. Supernatural
Mushishi
Oct 23, 2005 at 3:40am JST

They are neither plants nor animals. They differ from other forms of life such as micro-organisms and fungi. Instead they resemble the primeval body of life and are generally known as Mushi. Their existence and appearance are mostly unknown and only a limited number of humans are aware of them. Ginko one of these select few, a Mushi-shi, travels around to investigate the Mushi. In the process, he also lends a helping hand to people who face problems with supernatural occurrences that may be related to the Mushi.

(Source: AnimeNfo)

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Gintama': Enchousen

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Historical
  4. Parody
  5. Samurai
  6. Sci-Fi
  7. Shounen
Gintama': Enchousen
4.8
Oct 4, 2012 at 6:00pm JST

Sakata Gintoki, Kagura, and Shinpachi Shimura continue to scrape a living as freelance jack-of-all-trades at Edo while amidst the several odd humans and aliens that inhabit the peculiar metropolis.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Joker Game

  1. Drama
  2. Historical
  3. Military
Joker Game
3.6
Apr 5, 2016 at 11:00pm JST

In autumn of 1937, as the coals of World War II are beginning to smolder, Lieutenant Colonel Yuuki of the Imperial Army secretly establishes a spy training organization called the "D Agency." Those chosen as members of the agency, in opposition to the national trend toward reverence of native-born soldiers in the army, are civilian university graduates who pass the superhuman selection test with flying colors. Under the resourceful Lieutenant Colonel Yuuki, they learn not only how to work with gunpowder, wireless communications, vehicles, and airplanes, but also various skills essential for spies, from pickpocketing to safecracking.
"Don't die. Don't kill."

Suicide and murder are the worst possible options in the D Agency, which values a low profile above all else. Even as its agents bear under extreme opposition from the army's control center, they continue to betray allies, deceive foes, and conduct secret maneuvers all over the world. Tokyo, Shanghai, London... Their military intelligence reaches every last corner of the globe.

(Source: Crunchyroll)

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Gintama°

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Historical
  4. Parody
  5. Samurai
  6. Sci-Fi
  7. Shounen
Gintama°
4.7
Apr 8, 2015 at 6:00pm JST

Gintama is a story of a handyman named Gintoki, a samurai with no respect for rules set by the invaders, who's ready to take any job to survive.

(Source: Crunchyroll)

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Dororo

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Demons
  4. Historical
  5. Shounen
  6. Supernatural
ADV1:
Dororo
Jan 7, 2019 at 10:00pm JST

※ NOTE: First episode premieres on Amazon Prime Video in Japan ahead of broadcasting

A samurai lord has bartered away his newborn son's organs to forty-eight demons in exchange for dominance on the battlefield. Yet, the abandoned infant survives thanks to a medicine man who equips him with primitive prosthetics—lethal ones with which the wronged son will use to hunt down the multitude of demons to reclaim his body one piece at a time, before confronting his father. On his journeys the young hero encounters an orphan who claims to be the greatest thief in Japan.

(Source: Vertical Inc.)

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Junketsu no Maria

  1. Comedy
  2. Fantasy
  3. Historical
  4. Magic
  5. Seinen
Junketsu no Maria
Jan 11, 2015 at 10:30pm JST

The story follows Maria, the most powerful witch who lives during the Hundred Years' War in France. She despises war, so she obstructs battles with her strong magical powers. Her meddling with her succubus Artemis and incubus Priapos has caught the attention of the heavens, and so the Archangel Michael issues an edict. When Maria loses her virginity, she will also lose her magical powers. A beautiful angel named Ezekiel is supposed to watch Maria and make sure the witch does not use magic in front of people, but Maria continues to use magic anyways.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Brave 10

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Historical
  4. Samurai
  5. Seinen
  6. Super Power
Brave 10
Jan 8, 2012 at 2:00am JST

A young ninja named Saizo Kirigakure is trying to find meaning and direction in his life when he encounters Isanami, who is fleeing from assassins. He manages to save her life, and she then asks him to act as her bodyguard until she reaches her destination. When they arrive in the protected territory of Sanada, Saizo falls into a meeting with Sasuke Sarutobi, leader of the famed ninja group. Sanada has gathered these bold and talented ninjas together in order to bring an end to Japan's era of war. Meanwhile, Isanami's mysterious hidden power comes to light.

(Source: NIS America)

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Golden Kamuy 2nd Season

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Historical
  4. Seinen
EP11:
Golden Kamuy 2nd Season
4.6
Oct 8, 2018 at 11:00pm JST

In Hokkaido, the far northern lands of Japan, Sugimoto survived the Russo-Japanese war of the Meiji era. Nicknamed "Invincible Sugimoto" during the war, he now seeks the riches promised by the gold rush in hopes of saving the widowed wife of his now deceased comrade from the war. During his hunt for gold, he finds hints of a hidden stash of gold by corrupt criminals. Partnering with an Ainu girl that saves his life from the harsh climates of the north, they venture into a survival adventure in a race against the criminals that seek the hidden stash.

(Source: MangaHelpers)

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Arslan Senki: Fuujin Ranbu

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Drama
  4. Fantasy
  5. Historical
  6. Shounen
  7. Supernatural
Arslan Senki: Fuujin Ranbu
4.3
Jul 3, 2016 at 5:00pm JST

From the creator of Fullmetal Alchemist comes the conclusion of an epic adventure. The Lusitania forces continue to hold rule over the Kingdom of Pars despite Arslan's fierce battle against Lord Silver Mask. Arslan continues to fight for his rightful throne, but there are still many conflicts left to resolve. But the biggest mystery—who are his parents? And is that an answer he's prepared to face?

(Source: Funimation)

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Dantalian no Shoka

  1. Action
  2. Historical
  3. Mystery
  4. Supernatural
Dantalian no Shoka
Jul 16, 2011 at 1:23am JST

After his grandfather’s untimely death, Hugh Anthony Disward visits the estate of his inheritance where he discovers a library that’s out of this world. Embodying the archive is Dalian, a clever girl with a sharp tongue as biting as her sweet tooth. Circumstance leads to necessity, and she teaches Huey how to harness the power within—a handy trick to learn, seeing as it’s the only way to subdue the monsters brought forth by magical works of literature.

(Source: Crunchyroll)

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Nijuuseiki Denki Mokuroku

  1. Historical
  2. Romance
Nijuuseiki Denki Mokuroku
Airdate TBA

The novel takes place in the summer of 1907, the 40th year of the Meiji era. 15-year-old Inako Momokawa lives in the Fushimi area of Kyoto, and is the second daughter of a sake brewer. Nothing she does ever comes out right, and she receives a scolding from her father every day. Her only relief is the trust she places in her prayers to the gods. One day while at Fushimi Inari shrine, she meets a freewheeling young man named Kihachi Sakamoto. He rejects the gods, and boasts of the incoming age of electricity.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Rainbow: Nisha Rokubou no Shichinin

  1. Drama
  2. Historical
  3. Seinen
  4. Thriller
Rainbow: Nisha Rokubou no Shichinin
Apr 2, 2010 at 12:00pm JST

Around 10 years after World War II, a group of delinquents are sent to the Shounan Special Reform School. Upon arrival they meet Sakuragi Ryouta who becomes their guide to adulthood. Depending on each other to survive the brutal conditions at the facility they make a promise to one day all meet up on the outside.

(Source: AniDB)

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Urara Meirochou

  1. Comedy
  2. Fantasy
  3. Historical
  4. Seinen
  5. Slice of Life
Urara Meirochou
3.7
Jan 6, 2017 at 1:58am JST

Girls from all over the country come to live in Meiro-cho for one reason: to train to become the top uranaishi – the Urara. One day, a 15-year-old girl named Chiya enters the gates, but she has another, secret reason for wanting to become an uranaishi. Together with three very different girls, Kon, Koume, and Nono, Chiya gets started as a fortune teller's apprentice.

(Source: Sentai Filmworks)

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Gintama.

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Historical
  4. Parody
  5. Samurai
  6. Sci-Fi
  7. Shounen
Gintama.
4.8
Jan 9, 2017 at 1:35am JST

Season 4 of Gintama.

In a world where aliens have invaded Edo Period Japan, skyscrapers, trains and motor bikes have replaced the simple life of Earth inhabitants. One man however, still carries the soul of a samurai, Gintoki Sakata, otherwise known as Yorozuya Gin-san. As reckless as he is, Gintoki carries his own resolve and is ready to take on any challenge with his fellow companions.

(Source: Crunchyroll)

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Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu

  1. Drama
  2. Historical
  3. Josei
Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu
4.6
Jan 9, 2016 at 2:25am JST

When a certain man is released from prison, he knows exactly where he's heading first. After falling in love with a traditional comic storyteller's rendition of the story called "Shinigami," he is determined to become his apprentice. The performer, Yakumo, has never taken an apprentice before, but to everyone's surprise, he accepts the eager ex-prisoner, nicknaming him "Yotaro."

As Yotaro happily begins his new life, he meets others in Yakumo's life, including Yakumo's ward Konatsu. Konatsu was the daughter of a famous storyteller, and Yakumo took her in after her father's tragic death. Konatsu loved her father's storytelling, and would love to become a performer in her own right--but that path is not available for women.

(Source: manga synopsis via MangaHelpers)

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Donten ni Warau

  1. Action
  2. Historical
  3. Shoujo
Donten ni Warau
Oct 4, 2014 at 2:28am JST

When swords were outlawed in the eleventh year of the Meiji era, the mighty samurai population began to dwindle. Those who rejected the ban on blades rebelled, causing violent unrest to erupt throughout the countryside. To combat the rise in criminal activity, an inescapable lake prison was constructed. Three young men, born of the Kumo line, were given the duty of delivering criminals to their place of confinement – but could there be more to their mission than meets the eye?

(Source: Funimation)

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Angolmois: Genkou Kassenki

  1. Action
  2. Drama
  3. Historical
  4. Military
  5. Samurai
Angolmois: Genkou Kassenki
4.1
Jul 11, 2018 at 12:30am JST

The scary great king comes from the other side of the sea… The big incident ‘Genkou‘ that shook medieval Japan is being drawn in an original way in this historical anime, along with the beginning of the Samurai…!

(Source: Crunchyroll)

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Mushibugyou

  1. Action
  2. Fantasy
  3. Historical
  4. Martial Arts
  5. Samurai
  6. Shounen
  7. Super Power
Mushibugyou
Apr 8, 2013 at 6:00pm JST

The action story is set in Edo-era Tokyo in the early 1700s. The eighth shogun Tokugawa Yoshimune ordered boxes to be installed so commoners can submit their thoughts. After hearing their voices, the shogun creates a new magistrate unit—Mushibugyou—to protect the people in the heart of the city. Each member is a specialist with unique fighting skills.

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Gintama. Porori-hen

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Historical
  4. Parody
  5. Samurai
  6. Sci-Fi
  7. Shounen
Gintama. Porori-hen
Oct 2, 2017 at 1:35am JST

In a world where aliens have invaded Edo Period Japan, skyscrapers, trains and motor bikes have replaced the simple life of Earth inhabitants. One man however, still carries the soul of a samurai, Gintoki Sakata, otherwise known as Yorozuya Gin-san. As reckless as he is, Gintoki carries his own resolve and is ready to take on any challenge with his fellow companions.

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Gintama. Gin no Tamashii-hen

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Historical
  4. Parody
  5. Samurai
  6. Sci-Fi
  7. Shounen
Gintama. Gin no Tamashii-hen
4.5
Jan 8, 2018 at 1:35am JST

In a world where aliens have invaded Edo Period Japan, skyscrapers, trains and motor bikes have replaced the simple life of Earth inhabitants. One man however, still carries the soul of a samurai, Gintoki Sakata, otherwise known as Yorozuya Gin-san. As reckless as he is, Gintoki carries his own resolve and is ready to take on any challenge with his fellow companions.

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Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Drama
  4. Fantasy
  5. Historical
  6. Slice of Life
Touken Ranbu: Hanamaru
Oct 3, 2016 at 12:00am JST

The year is 2205. The "historical revisionists" have begun attacks on the past in their plot to change history. The Saniwa, who have been charged with protecting history, can imbue life into objects. Strongest among these are the Touken Danshi. The story centers around their cheerful lives.

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Shoukoku no Altair

  1. Adventure
  2. Drama
  3. Fantasy
  4. Historical
  5. Shounen
Shoukoku no Altair
Jul 8, 2017 at 2:25am JST

Mahmut is a young Pasha serving on the general's council of Turkey. The clouds of war are gathering over his country. With Turkey's council split between the warmongers and the pacifists, Mahmut begins his quest to keep the peace at any cost. As he finds himself deeper and deeper in the politics of the ancient world, new enemies and allies surface. Who will prevail? What will Mahmut do if war proves to be inevitable?

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Enmusubi no Youko-chan

  1. Comedy
  2. Historical
  3. Romance
  4. Supernatural
Enmusubi no Youko-chan
Jul 1, 2017 at 9:00pm JST

In a world where Spirits and Humans coexist and can fall in love with each other, many Spirits see their human loved ones die before them due to the Spirits’ much longer life expectancy.

Even when that human is reborn, the previous memories of their past life are erased. However, it is said among Spirits that a certain “service” is spreading. This “service” is provided by the “Fox Spirit Matchmakers” who can revive the lost memories of their former lover.

When a Spirit loses their lover, they can purchase the service of the Fox Spirit Matchmakers to attempt to restore their former lover’s memories, and continue their love story together.

This story follows a young Fox Spirit Matchmaker who tries her best to restore lost memories and spread love.

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Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu: Sukeroku Futatabi-hen

  1. Drama
  2. Historical
  3. Josei
Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu: Sukeroku Futatabi-hen
Jan 7, 2017 at 2:25am JST

Second season of Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu.

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Ikoku Meiro no Croisée The Animation

  1. Historical
  2. Seinen
  3. Slice of Life
Ikoku Meiro no Croisée The Animation
Jul 4, 2011 at 12:30am JST

The story takes place in the second half of the 19th century, as Japanese culture gains popularity in the West. A young Japanese girl, Yune, accompanies a French traveller, Oscar, on his journey back to France, and offers to help at the family's ironwork shop in Paris. Oscar's nephew and shop-owner Claude reluctantly accepts to take care of Yune, and we learn how those two, who have so little in common, get to understand each other and live together in the Paris of the 1800s.

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Kingdom

  1. Action
  2. Historical
  3. Military
  4. Seinen
Kingdom
Jun 4, 2012 at 7:00pm JST

In the Warring States Period of ancient China (475-221 BCE), Shin and Hyou are war-orphans in the kingdom of Qin. They dream of one day proving themselves on the battlefield. One day, however, Hyou is taken to the palace by a minister. Winding up on the losing side of a power-struggle, Hyou manages to return to the village, barely alive. Shin then meets a boy who closely resembles Hyou, Ei Sei. For now he is the king of Qin; later he will become the emperor Shi Huangdi.

(Source: Anime News Network)