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Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu: Memory Snow

  1. Drama
  2. Fantasy
  3. Psychological
  4. Thriller
Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu: Memory Snow
8.22
October 6, 2018 JST

Subaru and friends finally get a moment of peace, and Subaru goes on a certain secret mission that he must not let anyone find out about! However, even though Subaru is wearing a disguise, Petra and other children of the village immediately figure out who he is. Now that his mission was exposed within five seconds of it starting, what will happen with Subaru's "date course" with Emilia?

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Mirai Nikki Redial

  1. Action
  2. Psychological
  3. Shounen
  4. Supernatural
Mirai Nikki Redial
7.45
June 19, 2013 JST

The Second is dead and the Gasai Yuno in the third world finally gets to live a happy life with her loving parents and friends from school. But there is still an empty place in her heart — it seems she has forgotten a person really close to her but simply cannot regain her memories...

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Tokyo Ghoul: Jack

  1. Action
  2. Drama
  3. Horror
  4. Psychological
  5. School
  6. Supernatural
Tokyo Ghoul: Jack
7.46
September 30, 2015 JST

In Tokyo Ghoul: Jack, an incident involving a human-devouring Ghoul occurs in Tokyo's 13th Ward. To seek the truth behind what happened to his friend, the rebellious high school boy Taishi Fura pursues the Ghoul named Lantern with the young ace investigator Kishō Arima. The story follows how the ace investigator Arima and the talented 7th Ward investigator Taishi Fura first met.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Death Note: Rewrite

  1. Mystery
  2. Police
  3. Psychological
  4. Supernatural
  5. Thriller
Death Note: Rewrite
7.63
August 31, 2007 JST

1. Genshisuru Kami (Visions of a God)
A two hour episode of Death Note, mainly a compilation of the confrontations between Light and L, re-edited from Ryuk's perspective with new dialogue and soundtrack along with additional animation that could not be included in the original series. An Unnamed Shinigami comes to Ryuk to question him about his new story in the human world.

2. L o Tsugu Mono (L's Successors)
This story continues where the previous left off, continuing the story of Light. As the previous special told Light and L's battles, this story does the same with the conflicts between Light, Mello, and Near.

[Source: Wikipedia]

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Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei

  1. Comedy
  2. Mystery
  3. Psychological
  4. Supernatural
  5. Thriller
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni Rei
7.42
February 25, 2009 JST

At the start it would appear that this story will only be about fun and good moments for the "club" members, but after a brief fun during the first ova, the story turns out to be more deep and tense. Rika now feels strange and distant. And even feels that the same tragedies of the "past times" will occur, feeling that destiny is something that can't be changed in the end. She thinks about getting involved and try to solve those mistakes or just giving up to that tragic destiny.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Kanojo to Kanojo no Neko

  1. Drama
  2. Psychological
  3. Romance
  4. Slice of Life
Kanojo to Kanojo no Neko
Short-form
6.95
  • Studio TBD
April 19, 2002 JST

Do you believe in love at first sight?

This short but sweet film revolves around She, a woman whose name is never uttered, and her pet cat, Chobi. Their first meeting was beautiful. One rainy day, She found Chobi abandoned outside and decided to bring him home with her. Chobi instantaneously fell for his kind and gentle owner. He had not only found a home, but also the love of his life. But can their relationship ever become anything more than just pet and owner?

Kanojo to Kanojo no Neko is a short animated film that explores love in an extremely innovative way. The subtle romance is both heartwarming and thought-provoking and is sure to bring a gentle smile to your face.

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Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu: Hyouketsu no Kizuna

  1. Drama
  2. Fantasy
  3. Psychological
  4. Thriller
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Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu: Hyouketsu no Kizuna
November 8, 2019 JST

During the Re:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu: Memory Snow OVA pre-screening event, it was announced that Re:Zero franchise will get another OVA. It will adapt the prequel novel "Hyouketsu no Kizuna" which was included in the first Blu-ray and DVD volume of the TV series. The episode will revolve around Emilia and her meeting with Pack during the journey to Roswaal Mansion to be a candidate for the royal election.

[Source: MAL News]

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B: The Beginning

  1. Action
  2. Mystery
  3. Police
  4. Psychological
  5. Supernatural
  6. Thriller
B: The Beginning
7.59
Mar 2, 2018 at 5:00pm JST

The story is set in the future where scientists have tried to create the "perfect human" in hopes of keeping peace in the universe. After nearly achieving their goal through several children, the scientists send their "new humans" for further training where they are kidnapped by an evil organization set on using their powers to implement their own concept of a new world order.

[Source: Netflix]

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Kino no Tabi: The Beautiful World - Tou no Kuni

  1. Adventure
  2. Fantasy
  3. Psychological
Kino no Tabi: The Beautiful World - Tou no Kuni
Short-form
October 19, 2005 JST

Kino sets off to yet another country: Tower Country. Here all citizens work on the construction of a massive tower, without knowing what purpose it serves. The rather odd encounter with a young boy adds yet another twist to the story.

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xxxHOLiC Shunmuki

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. Mystery
  4. Psychological
  5. Supernatural
xxxHOLiC Shunmuki
February 17, 2009 JST

While following strange dreams, Watanuki meets some old friends & solves a riddle. These dreams eventually tie into another mystery involving Li Syaoran and Watanuki's importance in the world of xxxHOLiC and Tsubasa: RESERVoir CHRoNiCLE.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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B: The Beginning Season 2

  1. Action
  2. Mystery
  3. Police
  4. Psychological
  5. Supernatural
  6. Thriller
B: The Beginning Season 2
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The story is set in the future where scientists have tried to create the "perfect human" in hopes of keeping peace in the universe. After nearly achieving their goal through several children, the scientists send their "new humans" for further training where they are kidnapped by an evil organization set on using their powers to implement their own concept of a new world order.

[Source: Netflix]

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Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - The Laughing Man

  1. Action
  2. Mecha
  3. Mystery
  4. Police
  5. Psychological
  6. Sci-Fi
  7. Seinen
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex - The Laughing Man
September 23, 2005 JST

In 2024, the terrorist incident known as "The Laughing Man Incident" occurred in which Ernest Serano, president of the groundbreaking micromachine company, Sereno Genomics, was kidnapped and ransomed. One day, the case having remained unsolved for six years, Detective Yamaguchi, who has been investigating "The Laughing Man Incident," sends word that he wants to meet with Togusa from Public Safety Section 9. However, soon after sending this message, Yamaguchi, crucial to the success of the case, dies in an accident. Many days pass and in the midst of a police interview relay concerning suspicions behind interceptors, a forewarning is received from "The Laughing Man" of his next crime. The incorporeal hacker begins to move once again.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Nekojiru-sou

  1. Comedy
  2. Psychological
  3. Dementia
Nekojiru-sou
February 21, 2001 JST

The main character, a cat named Nyatto, embarks upon a journey to save his sister's soul, which was ripped in two when Nyatto tried to save her from Death. She trails after him, brain-dead. They encounter many brilliant, mind-bending situations, beginning with a disturbing magic show.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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7 Seeds

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Drama
  4. Horror
  5. Mystery
  6. Psychological
  7. Romance
  8. Sci-Fi
  9. Shoujo
7 Seeds
7.25
June 28, 2019 JST

In the immediate future, a giant meteorite has collided with earth. All living organisms, including mankind, have been wiped off the face of the planet. The government, who had foreseen this outcome, took measures to counter the worst-case scenario. In particular was Project "7 SEEDS", in which five sets of seven gifted young men and women were carefully selected and placed into teams (Spring, Summer A, Summer B, Autumn and Winter). Each participant was then put under cryogenic sleep in hopes of preserving the continued existence of mankind.

When those men and women awoke, they found themselves suddenly thrust into a cruel world. While bereft and grieved over forever losing their loved ones, they sought to find ways to survive.

[Source: M-U]

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Alien 9

  1. Horror
  2. Psychological
  3. School
  4. Sci-Fi
Alien 9
June 25, 2001 JST

Yuri Ootani, a girl who has been afraid of aliens, has been chosen to be on the alien party with the class president Kumi Kawamura, whose only intention to join the alien party is to get out of presidential duties, as well as Kasumi Tomine who is perfect at everything she does, including fighting all the aliens that come in their way. But can they defeat a massive alien who has already abducted Kasumi?

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Cossette no Shouzou

  1. Drama
  2. Horror
  3. Magic
  4. Psychological
  5. Romance
  6. Supernatural
Cossette no Shouzou
April 11, 2004 JST

The anime is about art student Eiri Kurahashi, who works in an antique shop. One day, he sees the image of a girl in an antique glass. To his shock, she appears to be moving and living out her life before his eyes. He becomes infatuated with the girl, and one night at midnight, somehow makes contact with her. He learns her name is Cossette, and that she was an aristocrat's daughter during the 18th century.

She reveals to him that her spirit has been entrapped within the glass by her murder, which was perpetrated by her betrothed, the artist Marcelo Orlando. To set her free, she tells Eiri, a man must be willing to take upon himself punishment for the sins Marcelo committed.

[Source: Wikipedia]

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Aru Zombie Shoujo no Sainan

  1. Action
  2. Horror
  3. Psychological
Aru Zombie Shoujo no Sainan
July 4, 2018 JST

On a university campus where most students are out for summer vacation, five students sneak into the library storage to look for treasure. What they find are two sets of female antique mummies from Italy. One of the members, Sayaka rips open one of the mummies and takes out a stone, empowering the mummies to have super strength and eternal life. Having stolen their “stone of life”, the two mummies awaken and ferociously attempt to retrieve what was once theirs. The only way for the students to escape this situation is to find a way to kill the zombie girls… but will they be able to survive?

[Source: Crunchyroll]

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Mizu no Kotoba

  1. Drama
  2. Psychological
  3. Sci-Fi
Mizu no Kotoba
Short-form
  • Studio TBD
October 26, 2002 JST

Several people are spending their evening in a cafe. Two gossiping girls, two debating men, a bookworm and a boy, who just broke up with his girlfriend. The cafe's waitress starts a chat with him, persuading him to take a look at certain easel, while other customers begin to notice unusual things.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Kidou Senshi Gundam: Thunderbolt

  1. Action
  2. Mecha
  3. Psychological
  4. Sci-Fi
  5. Seinen
Kidou Senshi Gundam: Thunderbolt
7.89
Dec 25, 2015 at 12:00pm JST

The Universal Century began with mankind moving its burgeoning population into outer space. The year is UC0079. The cluster of colonies furthest from the Earth, Side 3, proclaim themselves the Principality of Zeon and launch a war of independence against the Earth Federation. Now, it is nearly one year since the war broke out. In the “Thunderbolt sector”, a reef section of space where a large quantity of wreckage from battleships and destroyed space colonies from the war lies, a violent battle plays out as the Earth Federation Forces set their sights on recapturing the Zeon-controled sector.

[Source: Baka-Updates]

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Amon: Devilman Mokushiroku

  1. Demons
  2. Horror
  3. Psychological
  4. Supernatural
Amon: Devilman Mokushiroku
  • Studio TBD
May 24, 2000 JST

Fear runs rampant throughout Tokyo with the revelation that demons in fact exist amongst us. Paranoia and the darker side of humanity boils onto the streets as people turn on one another, suspecting that anyone could in fact be a demon hiding in human clothing. Amidst the growing tensions, tragedy strikes Akira causing his mind to snap, retreating into his subconscious, allowing his Devilish alter-ego Amon to break free from Akira's cage of flesh and wreak havoc on both human and demons alike.

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Prison Lab

  1. Horror
  2. Psychological
Prison Lab
  • Studio TBD
December 28, 2018 JST

※ NOTE: Part of the Anime Beans app lineup

The story centers on Eyama Aito, a depressed high school student who is a victim of bullying every day. He receives a letter on the last day of school before summer vacation, inviting him to a "confinement game" where he can name any person, who will then be confined for a month. Aside from murder, Eyama is allowed to do anything to the person, with the promise of a money reward at the end. For his target, Eyama picks Aya Kirishima, the ringleader of the pack that bullies him.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Itou Junji: Collection - Tomie

  1. Horror
  2. Mystery
  3. Psychological
Itou Junji: Collection - Tomie
April 27, 2018 JST

Unaired episodes included with the second and third DVD sets of the TV anime.

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Tomie Kawakami is a femme fatale with long black hair and a beauty mark just under her left eye. She can seduce nearly any man, and drive them to murder as well, even though the victim is often Tomie herself. While one lover seeks to keep her for himself, another grows terrified of the immortal succubus. But soon they realize no matter how many times they kill her, the world will never be free of Tomie.

[Source: VIZ Media]

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Shuangsheng Lingtan

  1. Mystery
  2. Psychological
Shuangsheng Lingtan
Short-form
August 25, 2016 JST

Twin detectives Xiaotu and Xiaohu set up a business that specializes in dealing with supernatural occurrences. However, when they investigate what seems to be an ordinary “Supernatural” case, a series of bizarre events unfold. To that end, Xiaotu and Xiaohu conquer hardships with every step they take, to clear the hazy path towards the truth.

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Rang Wo Men Shao Ba

  1. Comedy
  2. Magic
  3. Psychological
  4. School
Rang Wo Men Shao Ba
Short-form
  • Studio TBD
February 13, 2018 JST

Lovelorn Xiao Yong entered high school in despair. In order to get out of the haze of lovelorn, he joined a school club, FFF. Later he learned that the FFF Club was a heresy inquisition organized by a group of magicians. In the group test, Xiao Yong awakened his own destruction fire magic. From then on, he began his brilliant high school life.

[Source: Guodong Subs]

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Usogui

  1. Game
  2. Psychological
  3. Seinen
Usogui
  • Studio TBD
October 19, 2012 JST

There are gamblers out there who even bet their lives as ante. But to secure the integrity of these life-threatening gambles, a violent and powerful organization by the name of "Kagerou" referees these games as a neutral party. Follow Bak Madarame a.k.a. Usogui (The Lie Eater) as he gambles against maniacal opponents at games—such as Escape the Abandoned Building, Old Maid, and Hangman—to ultimately "out-gamble" and control the neutral organization of Kagerou itself.

[Source: MU]

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Mo Ri Shu Guang

  1. Action
  2. Horror
  3. Psychological
  4. Shounen Ai
  5. Supernatural
  6. Thriller
Mo Ri Shu Guang
  • Studio TBD
May 20, 2018 JST

In the year of 2013, the tide of zombies outbreak exploded in everyone's homeland, humanity launches a large-scale battle in the endless nights awaiting for the arrival of the dawn.

The end is approaching, is there going to be a way out for them?
Their faiths were shattered into pieces and buried in ashes in the raging fire. But within the blazing fire, a newborn hope arise once again.

[Source: polarbearadise]

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Twilight Q

  1. Mystery
  2. Psychological
  3. Sci-Fi
Twilight Q
February 28, 1987 JST

{Part 1: Reflection} Mayumi is diving in the ocean, when she makes a strange find: a camera. Stranger still, the film in the camera holds a picture of herself on the arm of a man whom she's never before seen. When she discovers that the camera is of a model that has yet to be released, she begins to see the vague outlines of a very strange truth. {Part 2: File 538} As airplanes mysteriously disappear in the sky, a private investigator spying upon a strange father-daughter pair finds himself caught up in their mystery.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Meiou Project Zeorymer

  1. Action
  2. Drama
  3. Mecha
  4. Psychological
  5. Sci-Fi
Meiou Project Zeorymer
November 26, 1988 JST

A young man named Akitsu Masato is captured by a secret govt. project known as "Last Guardian". He is told that his life as a normal student was all a lie, and that his real destiny is to be the pilot of a great robot called "Zeorymer of the Heavens". The truth of this is hammered in when Masato sees his parents accept payment for raising him. The Last Guardian is preparing for the resurrection of "Hau Dragon", an organization bent on world conquest. 15 years ago, Hau Dragon built 8 great robots. Each of the mecha represents a force of nature. However, before any of the robots could be used, their creater Kihara Masaki destroyed the robots except for the leader: Zeorymer. He took Zeorymer and an embryo to the government. The embryo became the boy Masato. Now, Hau Dragon has rebuilt the other 7 mecha and wants the 8th. It will be up to Masato and Himuro to pilot Zeorymer and fight against the Hau Dragon, but neither Masato or Himuro are all that they seem.

[Source: AniDB]

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Ankoku Shinwa

  1. Demons
  2. Fantasy
  3. Horror
  4. Mystery
  5. Psychological
  6. Supernatural
Ankoku Shinwa
January 26, 1990 JST

Long ago there were fierce gods of legends who shook the earth to its foundation with their power. There are now prehistoric rivals from the primitive times in Japan, that fought to protect their secrets in the present day. The God of Darkness Susanoah-oh is now sleeping in the shadows of the underworld waiting for his rebirth. However his coming hasn't gone unoticed. There are agents from the Kikuchi Clan (descendants of Japans first inhabitants) who have seen the warning signs of the spreading of darkness's bringing. These investigators are armed with ancient knowledge and artifacts who are willingly prepared to face the God of Darkness. Now they must fight the assembled spirits of hell to find the one young boy who is chosen by fate to grasp the chaotic might of the deadly Gods.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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AD Police

  1. Adventure
  2. Mecha
  3. Mystery
  4. Police
  5. Psychological
  6. Sci-Fi
  7. Thriller
  8. Dementia
AD Police
May 25, 1990 JST

The year is 2027 in MegaTokyo, six years before the Knight Sabers will make their debut. Boomers (artificial humans) are still a relatively new advancement, and the implementation and integration of boomers into society is still a bit buggy -- sometimes fatally so. Whenever a boomer incident occurs, though, there is the Advanced Police, a special force trained to deal with boomer crimes.

Leon McNichol is a rookie in the AD Police, and is just starting to become exposed to the horrors and tragedies one finds every day in MegaTokyo. He and his veteran partner, Gina Marceau, slowly learn about the ever-fading line that separates man from machine.

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Yumemakura Baku Twilight Gekijou

  1. Horror
  2. Psychological
Yumemakura Baku Twilight Gekijou
Short-form
May 21, 1991 JST

Originally released as a feature part of Studio Pierrot's video magazine show Anime V Comic Rentaman (アニメ・V・コミック レンタマン) along with Abashiri Ikka, Eguchi Hisashi no Kotobuki Gorou Show and Akai Hayate.

[Source: AniDB]

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Genocyber

  1. Action
  2. Horror
  3. Mecha
  4. Psychological
  5. Sci-Fi
Genocyber
March 2, 1994 JST

As the nations of the world begin to merge, world peace is threatened by the private armies of individual corporations. The Kuryu Group has just discovered a weapon that will tip world power in their favor. The Genocyber: a nightmarish combination of cybernetics and psychic potential. Many desire to control this monstrosity, but can its hatred be contained... Battle erupts, and the cyberpunk world of the future is about to explode with violence.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: Operation Meteor

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Drama
  4. Mecha
  5. Military
  6. Psychological
  7. Sci-Fi
  8. Space
Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: Operation Meteor
April 25, 1996 JST

Two video releases recapping events from the Gundam Wing TV series. Each Operation Meteor video contains an 'Odd' episode and an 'Even' episode. The 'Odd' episodes feature Heero, Trowa and Wufei, while the 'Even' episodes feature Duo and Quatre. The episodes also featured brief new footages of the characters after the final episode of the TV series.

[Source: AniDB]