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Sword Art Online Movie: Ordinal Scale

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Fantasy
  4. Game
  5. Romance
Sword Art Online Movie: Ordinal Scale
4.3
February 18, 2017 JST

In 2026, two years since the SAO incident, a new game called "Oridinal Scale," an Augmented-Reality MMO, is becoming popular among the players. But…strange things are happening in the game and Kirito and the gang are facing a new danger.

(Source: Aniplex of America)

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Kimi no Na wa.

  1. Drama
  2. Romance
  3. School
  4. Supernatural
Kimi no Na wa.
4.7
July 3, 2016 JST

The "story of miracles and love" revolves around Mitsuha and Taki. Mitsuha is a female high school student who lives in a rural town nestled deep in the mountains. Her father is the mayor and isn't at home much, and she lives with her elementary school-aged little sister and her grandmother. Mitsuha has an honest personality, but she doesn't like the customs of her family's Shinto shrine, nor does she like her father participating in an election campaign. She laments that she lives in a confined rural town, and yearns for the wonderful lifestyle of living in Tokyo. Taki is a male high school student who lives in central Tokyo. He spends time with his friends, works part-time at an Italian restaurant, and is interested in architecture and fine arts. One day, Mitsuha has a dream where she is a young man. Taki also has a dream where he is a female high school student in a town in the mountains that he has never been to. What is the secret to their dreams of personal experience?

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Movie: Hoshi wo Yobu Shoujo

  1. Magic
  2. Romance
  3. School
  4. Sci-Fi
  5. Shounen
  6. Supernatural
Mahouka Koukou no Rettousei Movie: Hoshi wo Yobu Shoujo
4.3
June 17, 2017 JST

In the story, the seasons have changed and it will soon be the second spring. Tatsuya and Miyuki have finished their first year at First Magic High School and are on their spring break. The two go to their villa on the Ogasawara Island archipelago. After only a small moment of peace a lone young woman named Kokoa appears before them. She has abandoned the Naval base and she tells Tatsuya her one wish.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Howl no Ugoku Shiro

  1. Adventure
  2. Drama
  3. Fantasy
  4. Romance
Howl no Ugoku Shiro
4.5
November 20, 2004 JST

When Sophie, a shy young woman, is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking home.

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Byousoku 5 Centimeter

  1. Drama
  2. Romance
  3. Sci-Fi
Byousoku 5 Centimeter
4.0
February 16, 2007 JST

A tale of two people, Tono Takaki and Shinohara Akari, who were close friends but gradually grow farther and farther apart as time moves on. They become separated because of their families yet continue to exchange contact in the form of letters. Yet as time continues to trudge on, their contact with one another begins to cease. Years pass and the rift between them grows ever larger. However, Takaki remembers the times they have shared together, but as life continues to unfold for him, he wonders if he would be given the chance to meet Akari again as the tale embarks on Takaki's realization of the world and people around him.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Toki wo Kakeru Shoujo

  1. Adventure
  2. Drama
  3. Romance
  4. Sci-Fi
Toki wo Kakeru Shoujo
4.3
July 15, 2006 JST

Life for 17-year-old Konno Makoto is filled with fun days at school and hanging out with her two best friends, Chiaki and Kousuke. But then she finds herself with an ominous ability to leap back in time. A truly strange ability that at first saves her life, but then allows her to not be late at school, to know the answers on any surprise exams and to avoid any troublesome mishaps. It is only when Makoto chooses to use this ability to avoid some of the more personal issues that arise with her friends, that events become both complex and painfully difficult — the simple gift that she began to take for granted suddenly becomes a troublesome burden.

(Source: AniDB)

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Suzumiya Haruhi no Shoushitsu

  1. Comedy
  2. Mystery
  3. Romance
  4. School
  5. Sci-Fi
  6. Supernatural
Suzumiya Haruhi no Shoushitsu
4.5
February 6, 2010 JST

It is mid-December, and SOS Brigade chief Suzumiya Haruhi announces that the brigade is going to hold a Christmas party in their clubroom, with Japanese hotpot for dinner. The brigade members Kyon, Nagato Yuki, Asahina Mikuru and Koizumi Itsuki start preparing everything for the party, such as costumes and decorations. But a couple of days later, Kyon arrives at school only to find that Haruhi is missing. Not only that, but Mikuru claims she has never known Kyon before, Koizumi is also missing, and Yuki has become the sole member of the literature club. The SOS Brigade seems to have never existed, nor has Suzumiya Haruhi. No one in the school has ever heard about her... except for Kyon.

Now it is up to him to travel back through time to find Haruhi and correct the temporal anomaly.

(Source: AniDB)

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Hotarubi no Mori e

  1. Drama
  2. Romance
  3. Shoujo
  4. Supernatural
Hotarubi no Mori e
4.5
September 17, 2011 JST

One hot summer day Hotaru, a little girl, gets lost in an enchanted forest of the mountain god where spirits reside. A young boy, Gin, appears before Hotaru, but she cannot touch him for fear of making him disappear. And so a wondrous adventure awaits Hotaru...

(Source: AniDB)

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Kotonoha no Niwa

  1. Drama
  2. Psychological
  3. Romance
  4. Slice of Life
Kotonoha no Niwa
4.3
May 31, 2013 JST

We have met, for each of us to walk forward.

Takao, who is training to become a shoemaker, skipped school and is sketching shoes in a Japanese-style garden. He meets a mysterious woman, Yukino, who is older than him. Then, without arranging the times, the two start to see each other again and again, but only on rainy days. They deepen their relationship and open up to each other. But the end of the rainy season soon approaches...

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Trinity Seven Movie: Yuukyuu Toshokan to Renkinjutsu Shoujo

  1. Ecchi
  2. Fantasy
  3. Harem
  4. Magic
  5. Romance
  6. School
  7. Shounen
  8. Supernatural
Trinity Seven Movie: Yuukyuu Toshokan to Renkinjutsu Shoujo
4.1
February 25, 2017 JST

"Daddy-sama! Mommy-sama!"

One day Arata Kasuga, the demon lord candidate who possesses the "demon lord element," casually touches Lilith Asami's grimoire, the Hermes Apocrypha. At that moment, he's suddenly surrounded by light, and a mysterious young girl shows up in front of him. He gives her the name Lilim, and she becomes attached to Arata and Lilith as her mother and father. But in the same moment she appeared, something in their world changed... The forbidden "Eternal Library" has awakened. Sealed within it is the ultimate product of alchemy, a human creation called the "White Demon Lord." The White Demon Lord plans to take out Arata and the Trinity Seven so that he can become the true demon lord. Arata and his companions must face a power greater than any they've ever seen, one that threatens to destroy the world. Can Arata and the Trinity Seven protect the world? Their final battle now begins!

(Source: Crunchyroll)

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Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru no Darou ka Movie: Orion no Ya

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Fantasy
  5. Romance
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Dungeon ni Deai wo Motomeru no wa Machigatteiru no Darou ka Movie: Orion no Ya
February 15, 2019 JST

New story by Fujino Omori, original author of the light novel series.

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Tenkuu no Shiro Laputa

  1. Adventure
  2. Fantasy
  3. Romance
  4. Sci-Fi
Tenkuu no Shiro Laputa
4.4
August 2, 1986 JST

The story takes place in a world where humanity once built great flying cities. A catastrophe later destroyed all of these majestic creations, forcing the human race to once again live on the ground. Despite these setbacks, humanity still has a passion for flight and explores the skies with planes and airships. A young girl named Sheeta is on one such airship, having been abducted by the government agent Muska. When the ship is attacked by the air pirate Captain Dola, Sheeta takes the opportunity to escape.

Saved by the grace of luck and magic, Sheeta is found by a young boy named Pazu. The two later discover that Sheeta's amulet is the key to finding Laputa—a legendary castle that is said to be the greatest of the flying cities. Together these new friends head out to find the castle and unravel its mysteries before the greedy and evil people of the world do.

(Source: MyAnimeList)

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Majo no Takkyuubin

  1. Adventure
  2. Comedy
  3. Drama
  4. Fantasy
  5. Magic
  6. Romance
Majo no Takkyuubin
4.3
July 29, 1989 JST

A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service.

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Sora no Otoshimono: Tokeijikake no Angeloid

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. Ecchi
  4. Harem
  5. Romance
  6. Sci-Fi
  7. Shounen
  8. Supernatural
Sora no Otoshimono: Tokeijikake no Angeloid
June 25, 2011 JST

Hiyori's a sweet, shy girl who's used to living in the background. Now, the wallflower is ready to bloom and reveal a big secret: she's totally infatuated with Tomoki! To get closer to the dirty-minded object of her affection, she joins the New World Discovery Club. With Tomoki's lazy love of peace and quiet, he's not interested in accommodating any new Club members and tries to scare Hiyori away with his usual perverted antics. Nonetheless, she remains committed to her crush and starts bonding with Ikaros, Nymph, and the gang until a sudden, tragic accident changes everything. It seems Hiyori has a deeper and more dangerous link to the Angeloids than anyone suspected! How is she connected to the Synapse? Why is she trying to kill Tomoki, even after confessing her feelings? Find out in the hilarious, super-sexy Heaven's Lost Property movie, The Angeloid of Clockwork!

(Source: Funimation)

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Date A Live Movie: Mayuri Judgment

  1. Harem
  2. Romance
  3. Sci-Fi
Date A Live Movie: Mayuri Judgment
4.1
August 22, 2015 JST

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Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! Take on Me

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. Romance
  4. School
  5. Slice of Life
Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! Take on Me
4.6
January 6, 2018 JST

Rikka is 18 and in the last year of high school. But she still acts like she's in puberty.

It's spring break, and high school seniors are looking ahead to their college entrance exams. Rikka Takanashi and her boyfriend, Yuuta Togashi, have been an item for a long time and live together, but their relationship seems frozen in time, unable to mature to the next level. Then one day, Rikka's elder sister, Tooka, declares she's taking her sister and the family to Italy where she's landed a stable job.

Yuuta panics despite agreeing with Tooka that Rikka can't be left alone in Japan, and her chances of getting into college are slim. Still, the two lament the idea of being torn from each other. So at the suggestion of his friends, Yuuta decides the two will elope, and a dramatic chase across Japan begins.

(Source: TBS Global Business)

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Seishun Buta Yarou wa Yumemiru Shoujo no Yume wo Minai

  1. Comedy
  2. Romance
  3. School
Seishun Buta Yarou wa Yumemiru Shoujo no Yume wo Minai
2019

Film project adapting the sixth and seventh light novel volumes of "Seishun Buta Yarou wa Bunny Girl Senpai no Yume wo Minai" (The Young Pig-Rascal Isn't Dreaming of a Bunny Girl Upperclassman).

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Kara no Kyoukai 2: Satsujin Kousatsu (Zen)

  1. Action
  2. Mystery
  3. Romance
  4. Supernatural
  5. Thriller
Kara no Kyoukai 2: Satsujin Kousatsu (Zen)
4.1
December 29, 2007 JST

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Tamako Love Story

  1. Comedy
  2. Romance
  3. Slice of Life
Tamako Love Story
4.4
April 26, 2014 JST

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Kara no Kyoukai 3: Tsuukaku Zanryuu

  1. Action
  2. Magic
  3. Mystery
  4. Romance
  5. Supernatural
  6. Thriller
Kara no Kyoukai 3: Tsuukaku Zanryuu
4.2
February 9, 2008 JST

No synopsis has been added to this title.

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Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata Fine

  1. Comedy
  2. Ecchi
  3. Harem
  4. Romance
  5. School
Saenai Heroine no Sodatekata Fine
2019

No synopsis has been added to this title.

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Takanashi Rikka Kai: Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! Movie

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. Romance
  4. School
  5. Slice of Life
Takanashi Rikka Kai: Chuunibyou demo Koi ga Shitai! Movie
September 14, 2013 JST

Summary of the first season of the show, as seen from Rikka's perspective with new elements.

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Uchiage Hanabi, Shita kara Miru ka? Yoko kara Miru ka?

  1. Drama
  2. Romance
  3. Sci-Fi
  4. Seinen
  5. Supernatural
Uchiage Hanabi, Shita kara Miru ka? Yoko kara Miru ka?
3.5
August 18, 2017 JST

The film is set on one day during summer vacation. It follows a group of boys who try to view a fireworks display from the town lighthouse to see if they look round or flat when viewed from the side. Meanwhile, one of the boys, Norimichi, receives an invitation from his crush Nazuna to run away with her.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Kara no Kyoukai 1: Fukan Fuukei

  1. Action
  2. Mystery
  3. Romance
  4. Supernatural
  5. Thriller
Kara no Kyoukai 1: Fukan Fuukei
4.0
December 1, 2007 JST

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Kara no Kyoukai 4: Garan no Dou

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  2. Magic
  3. Mystery
  4. Romance
  5. Supernatural
  6. Thriller
Kara no Kyoukai 4: Garan no Dou
4.2
May 24, 2008 JST

June 1998: After spending two years in a coma caused by a traffic accident, Shiki Ryougi awakens with amnesia. She is visited by Touko Aozaki, a wizard and proprietor of a studio called Garan no Dou. Shiki has lost not only the memory of her accident, but also any real sense that she's even alive. Strangely, enigmatic beings begin to attack her...

(Source: Aniplex USA)

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Mimi wo Sumaseba

  1. Adventure
  2. Drama
  3. Fantasy
  4. Romance
  5. Shoujo
  6. Slice of Life
Mimi wo Sumaseba
July 15, 1995 JST

Shizuku Tsukishima is a free-spirited and cheerful 14-year-old girl who is currently enjoying her summer vacation. She loves spending her free time at the local library where she notices that the books she reads are often checked out by a boy named Seiji Amasawa.

One day while riding the local train, Shizuku notices a strange cat sitting near her. Why would an ordinary cat ride a train? Curiosity may have killed the cat, but it can also seriously harm a young girl. Shizuku decides to follow the mysterious cat to see where it goes, and soon stumbles upon an antique shop run by a violin maker named Nishi, the grandfather of the mystery boy who shares her taste in literature. Seiji and Shizuku soon become friends and while Seiji is sure of his dreams and how to follow them, Shizuku is still unsure of her own talents. However, when she sees a strange cat statuette, "The Baron," in the shop, it seems as if that statuette whispers something to her, tugging at her heart and giving her the inspiration she so desperately needed. One voice pushes Shizuku further than she could have ever imagined, changing her life forever.

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Kara no Kyoukai 5: Mujun Rasen

  1. Action
  2. Magic
  3. Mystery
  4. Romance
  5. Supernatural
  6. Thriller
Kara no Kyoukai 5: Mujun Rasen
4.3
August 16, 2008 JST

January 1999: Apprentice mage Azaka Kokutou, Mikiya's younger sister, has been ordered by her mentor, Touko Aozaki, to investigate a certain incident in which fairies steal the memories of students at Azaka's school, Reien Academy. Azaka launches an investigation with the help of Shiki.

(Source: Aniplex USA)

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Kurenai no Buta

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Drama
  5. Historical
  6. Military
  7. Romance
Kurenai no Buta
July 18, 1992 JST

Porco Rosso is a veteran WWI fighter pilot turned bounty hunter, who has been transformed into an anthropomorphic pig through a rare curse. He was once known as Marco Pagot while still in his human form, but took up a new alias which suits his current image better, "Red Pig."

At the beginning of Kurenai no Buta, Porco is reunited with his long-time friend Gina at a hotel, and unexpectedly falls in love with her. Despite his strange form, Gina shows him all the affection that she can muster. But Porco has a love rival to deal with. An American ace fighter named Curtis is also after Gina's heart, and although she rejects his proposals, he is not about to let her go so easily. During his return flight to Milan, Curtis sneaks up behind Porco's plane and shoots him down. The plane is completely destroyed and Porco is proclaimed dead, but due to a stroke of luck, he barely managed to survive the crash, unbeknownst to others.

Porco must now continue his journey back by train, and suddenly discovers that there has been a warrant issued for his arrest in Italy. Not only does he need to find Gina, but he must also get his revenge and also deal with the oncoming war that threatens the whole of Europe.

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Kara no Kyoukai 6: Boukyaku Rokuon

  1. Action
  2. Magic
  3. Mystery
  4. Romance
  5. Supernatural
  6. Thriller
Kara no Kyoukai 6: Boukyaku Rokuon
3.9
December 20, 2008 JST

January 1999: Apprentice mage Azaka Kokutou, Mikiya's younger sister, has been ordered by her mentor, Touko Aozaki, to investigate a certain incident in which fairies steal the memories of students at Azaka's school, Reien Academy. Azaka launches an investigation with the help of Shiki.

(Source: Aniplex USA)

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Kara no Kyoukai 7: Satsujin Kousatsu (Kou)

  1. Action
  2. Mystery
  3. Romance
  4. Supernatural
  5. Thriller
Kara no Kyoukai 7: Satsujin Kousatsu (Kou)
4.4
August 8, 2009 JST

March 1999: Mikiya Kokutou meets "Shiki Ryougi" again at the same place where he met her for the first time four years ago...

(Source: Aniplex USA)

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Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda.

  1. Drama
  2. Romance
  3. School
Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda.
4.3
September 19, 2015 JST

Jun is a girl whose words have been sealed away. She was once a happy girl, but because of a [certain thing] she said when she was very young, her family was torn apart. One day, the egg fairy appeared in front of her and sealed away her ability to talk in order to stop her from hurting anybody else. Since this traumatic experience, Jun lives in the shadows away from the limelight. But, one day she is nominated to become an executive member of the "community outreach council." On top of that, Jun is also appointed to play the main lead in their musical...

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Hal

  1. Romance
  2. Sci-Fi
  3. Shoujo
Hal
June 8, 2013 JST

Kurumi’s heart was broken by the sudden death of her boyfriend in a tragic airplane accident. Forced to carry on without her beloved Hal, Kurumi gave up on the world, but a brilliant scientist devised a plan to win her back. By melding futuristic technology with the binary equivalent of human emotion, they created an ultra-lifelike robotic surrogate to take Hal’s place.

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Zutto Mae Kara Suki Deshita.: Kokuhaku Jikkou Iinkai

  1. Romance
  2. School
Zutto Mae Kara Suki Deshita.: Kokuhaku Jikkou Iinkai
4.0
April 23, 2016 JST

The film centers on high school students Natsuki Enomoto and her childhood friend Yu Setoguchi. Natsuki hopes to confess her love to Yu but is unable to admit to her true feelings, and ends up telling Yu that she is simply practicing how to confess her love to somebody else. While Natsuki hides her true feelings for Yu, she is asked by her classmate Koyuki Ayase for a date. The story features the sweet but sometimes bitter trials and tribulations surrounding young romance.

(Source: Aniplex of America)

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Shakugan no Shana Movie

  1. Action
  2. Drama
  3. Fantasy
  4. Romance
  5. School
  6. Supernatural
Shakugan no Shana Movie
April 21, 2007 JST

Sakai Yuuji is a regular high school student. On his way home, he encounters a monster that sucks up human life. On the brink of his death, a girl called Enpatsu Shakugan no Uchite appears and saves him. Sakai then learns the truth about his life and the reality around him.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Orange: Mirai

  1. Drama
  2. Romance
  3. School
  4. Sci-Fi
Orange: Mirai
November 18, 2016 JST

The film will be narrated from the viewpoint of Suwa, as he continues to support Kakeru and Naho's relationship. It will also feature an original story written by the series' original creator Ichigo Takano, which takes place after the events in the manga and TV anime. The tagline in the key visual reads, "Since that day, I've always wanted to show those two this future—."

(Source: MAL News)

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Hoshi wo Ou Kodomo

  1. Adventure
  2. Fantasy
  3. Romance
Hoshi wo Ou Kodomo
4.2
May 7, 2011 JST

Strange sounds in the darkness... Unearthly music from an old crystal radio... These are all the warning Asuna Watase has before a simple walk to her clubhouse catapults her into a nightmarish adventure that will take her beneath the Earth to a lost land beyond the realm of legend! Attacked by a strange monstrous creature, rescued by a mysterious stranger and pursued by a relentless enemy, Asuna finds herself enmeshed in a centuries old mystery that will bind her to a strange young defender and lead her inevitably, towards a secret that may hold the key to life itself!

(Source: Sentai Filmworks)

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Kumo no Mukou, Yakusoku no Basho

  1. Drama
  2. Military
  3. Romance
  4. Sci-Fi
Kumo no Mukou, Yakusoku no Basho
November 20, 2004 JST

In an alternate-reality 1974 Japan, the country is split, with the southern islands controlled by America and the northern lands claimed by the Soviet Union. Hokkaido, referred to as Ezo in Kumo no Mukou Yakusoku no Basho, decides to construct a tower into the sky designed by Ekusun Tsukinoe.

By 1996, Hokkaido Tower's construction is complete and three students of Aomori have big dreams concerning this tower. Hiroki Fujisawa and Takuya Shirakawa are considered child prodigies, and both harbor romantic feelings for Sayuri Sawatari, though neither of them would dare admit it.

When a drone crashes down, the two boys resolve to repair it and fly to the top of Hokkaido Tower. Assisting them is their boss at the military plant, Mr. Okabe. They name the drone Bella Ciela, but before their dreams of flying it are realized, Sayuri vanishes. Unbeknownst to them, her disappearance is related closely to the tower that the two dream of reaching.

(Source: MyAnimeList)

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Nerawareta Gakuen

  1. Romance
  2. School
  3. Sci-Fi
Nerawareta Gakuen
October 19, 2012 JST

Spring marks the start of another new school year at a junior high school in Kamakura. A new transfer student, Ryoichi Kyogoku joins the 8th grade. Kyogoku has a very special proficiency in telepathy and has been ordered by his father to use this ability to scan other people's minds and take over the school.

He instantly gains popularity at school from his good looks and charisma and he sets about taking control of the school. As people begin to fall under Kyogoku's spell, he covertly manipulates his followers and pushes aside anyone who gets in his way.

With the school almost completely under the control of Kyogoku, only one boy seems unaffected—Seki. Does Seki have what it takes to save everyone from the clutches of mind control?

(Source: MyAnimeList)

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Accel World: Infinite∞Burst

  1. Action
  2. Fantasy
  3. Romance
  4. School
  5. Sci-Fi
  6. Shounen
Accel World: Infinite∞Burst
July 23, 2016 JST

New anime original story that will add new characters.

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Kaze Tachinu

  1. Drama
  2. Historical
  3. Romance
Kaze Tachinu
4.3
July 20, 2013 JST

Original work honoring Jirou Horikoshi and Tatsuo Hori. Hayao Miyazaki's 2009 manga mini-series Kaze Tachinu focuses on Jirou Horikoshi, the designer of Japan's famed Mitsubishi A6M Zero fighter plane of World War II. Tatsuo Hori's 1936–37 novelette Kaze Tachinu follows the tentative relationship between a male narrator and Setsuko who suffers from encroaching tuberculosis.

(Source: Anime News Network, Nihon Distractions)

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Boku wa Robot Goshi no Kimi ni Koi wo Suru

  1. Romance
  2. Sci-Fi
Boku wa Robot Goshi no Kimi ni Koi wo Suru
  • Studio TBD
Airdate TBA

In the year 2060, Tokyo's third Olympics is close at hand. While a secret project using robots moves forward, notice of a terrorist threat arrives. 28-year-old Takeru is an operator at the AI institute that protects the public via remote controlled robots. Takeru operates T-004, a humanoid robot that is so convincing, most can't tell that it's a robot. Takeru has long pined for his youthful first crush, Saki who is also the sister of his coworker Yōichirō. However, Saki encounters T-004 and finds herself growing attracted to the robot, who she believes is a man named "Tsubasa."

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Omoide Poroporo

  1. Drama
  2. Romance
  3. Slice of Life
Omoide Poroporo
July 20, 1991 JST

Omoide Poroporo is the story of Taeko Okajima, a twenty-something woman currently working as an office lady for a large company in Tokyo. She decides to a take a break from her life in the big city, and takes a trip out to the countryside to visit her brother-in-law.

During her time there, she will have a completely different experience, becoming intimately familiar with the hard work of a farmer while spending time with friendly villagers and family members. This atmosphere will bring back nostalgic memories. She will begin to remember once more her life as a child: puppy love, the awkward stages of adolescence, and the challenges of dealing with boys and math class.

The time spent away from the everyday grind will make Taeko question the path she has chosen.

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Suki ni Naru Sono Shunkan wo. Kokuhaku Jikkou Iinkai

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. Romance
  4. School
Suki ni Naru Sono Shunkan wo. Kokuhaku Jikkou Iinkai
December 17, 2016 JST

Their initial encounter couldn't have been any more disastrous—
Yet, even before she realizes, Hina finds her heart racing.

Drawn to Koyuki, a former upperclassman at her middle school, Hina is determined to go to the same high school as him, and hits the books with a vengeance. Along with her childhood friend Kotaro, she enrolls at Sakuragaoka High School.

Meanwhile, the unhip Koyuki gets a makeover for the sake of an unrequited love over summer break, and he suddenly finds himself becoming the "major catch" among the female students.

That is when Hina decides to confess her love...

(Source: Aniplex of America)

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Sennen Joyuu

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Drama
  4. Fantasy
  5. Historical
  6. Romance
Sennen Joyuu
September 14, 2002 JST

The the film, filmmaker Genya Tachibana begins work on a documentary about famed Japanese actress Chiyoko Fujiwara. Now well into old age, Chiyoko has become reclusive and shy about any publicity, but she eventually warms up to Tachibana and starts to relate her life story. As the decades pass, Chiyoko is transformed from a teen with big dreams into a full-blown celebrity, while her cinematic characters span various eras, from ancient Japan to the distant future.

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Coquelicot-zaka kara

  1. Historical
  2. Romance
  3. School
  4. Shoujo
Coquelicot-zaka kara
July 16, 2011 JST

The story is set in 1963 in Yokohama. Kokuriko Manor sits on a hill overlooking the harbour. A 16 year-old girl, Umi, lives in that house. Every morning she raises a signal flag facing the sea. The flag means “I pray for safe voyages”. A 17 year-old boy, Shun, always sees this flag from the sea as he rides a tugboat to school. Gradually the pair are drawn to each other but they are faced with a sudden trial. Even so, they keep going without running from facing the hardships of reality.

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Ashita Sekai ga Owaru to Shite mo

  1. Drama
  2. Romance
THTR:
Ashita Sekai ga Owaru to Shite mo
January 25, 2019 JST

Shin has shut his heart ever since his mother died when he was young. His childhood friend Kotori has been looking after him ever since. Now that they are in the third year of high school, and it seems like they can finally move forward, another Shin from another Japan has suddenly appeared in front of them.

(Source: MAL News)

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Kimi to, Nami ni Noretara

  1. Comedy
  2. Romance
Kimi to, Nami ni Noretara
  • Studio TBD
2019

※ NOTE: Masaaki Yuasa's latest film

Upon entering university, Hinako moves to a coastal town. She loves surfing, and when she's on the waves she's fearless, but still feels uncertain about her future. When a fire wreaks havoc in the town, Hinako encounters young firefighter Minato. As they surf and spend more time together, Hinako feels drawn to someone like Minato who devotes himself to helping other people. Hinako also holds a special place in Minato's heart.

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Sekaiichi Hatsukoi Movie: Yokozawa Takafumi no Baai

  1. Comedy
  2. Romance
  3. Shounen Ai
Sekaiichi Hatsukoi Movie: Yokozawa Takafumi no Baai
March 15, 2014 JST

Movie adaptation of the Sekaiichi Hatsukoi: Yokozawa Takafumi no Baai BL light novel.

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Shikioriori

  1. Drama
  2. Romance
  3. Slice of Life
Shikioriori
4.2
Jul 7, 2018 at 3:30am JST

Flavor of Youth (Shikioriori) is an anthology film consisting of three shorts: “Hidamari no Chōshoku” (Sunny Breakfast), “Chiisana Fashion Show” (A Small Fashion Show), and “Shanghai Koi” (Shanghai Love). All three will be set in three different Chinese cities.