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Futsuu no Joshikousei ga [Locodol] Yatte Mita. OVA

  1. Comedy
  2. Seinen
Futsuu no Joshikousei ga [Locodol] Yatte Mita. OVA
Dec 25, 2015 at 2:36am JST

The cast of the Futsū no Joshikōsei ga Locodol Yattemita (Locodol or Normal High School Girls Tried Being Local Idols) anime announced on Saturday that production on a new original video anime (OVA) has been green-lit. According to the Mainichi Shimbun paper's Mantan Web site, the new OVA will be a sequel to the last year's television anime. The cast made the announcement at the "Dai-2-kai Shoka no Nagarekawa Matsuri" (2nd Early Summer Nagarekawa Festival) event.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Saint Seiya: Saintia Shou

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Seinen
Saint Seiya: Saintia Shou
Dec 10, 2018 at 7:00pm JST

The whole Sanctuary was misled into danger due to the civil war instigated by the Gemini Gold Saint, Saga. Our story begins right after the end of those events... This is a story of the girls protecting Athena. These are the records of love and fierce fights they meet while opposing destiny on their way to maturity...

[Source: MangaSeven]

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Gift±

  1. Horror
  2. Seinen
Gift±
Short-form
  • Studio TBD
September 21, 2018 JST

※ NOTE: Part of the Anime Beans app lineup.

The story centers on Tamaki Suzuhara, a high school student who is skilled at hunting people. She tracks down criminals who have been judged as having no chance at redemption and gathers organs for the needs of patients.

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Akuma no Memumemu-chan

  1. Comedy
  2. Ecchi
  3. Seinen
  4. Supernatural
Akuma no Memumemu-chan
Jan 23, 2018 at 12:00am JST

The gag manga depicts the everyday life of the demon Memumemu-chan, who appears before the high school student Hyouta one day. She's come to seduce men and steal their souls, however, has neither the motivation nor the ability to carry out her duty. The story revolves around Memumemu, Hyouta, who is often misunderstood as a lolicon due to Memumemu, and the super sexy mother-daughter duo who manages the apartment Hyouta resides in.

[Source: MAL News]

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T-sensei

  1. Comedy
  2. School
  3. Seinen
T-sensei
Short-form
  • Studio TBD
June 5, 2017 JST

T-sensei initially started as a childcare worker living in Tokyo calling himself T-sensei describing his life of tending kindergarteners on his Twitter since 2012.

[Source: MyAnimeList]

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Onihei: Sono Otoko, Hasegawa Heizou

  1. Historical
  2. Seinen
Onihei: Sono Otoko, Hasegawa Heizou
February 22, 2017 JST

OVA setting up the character of Heizou, the man feared by thieves and miscreants as the "Demonic Heizou" during the Edo Period. A young man traces the stories about Heizou from Kumehachi, Hikojuu, Omasa, and others who know and admire him. The young man learns about Heizou's early years and how he became a police operative.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Higanjima X

  1. Fantasy
  2. Horror
  3. Seinen
  4. Vampire
Higanjima X
Short-form
October 15, 2016 JST

When Akira Miyamoto learns that his older brother, Atsushi, is missing, his family begins to fall apart. The family business fails, and his father becomes an alcoholic. His two parents constantly compare Akira to Atsushi. Worse, Akira has a crush on a girl named Yuki, who already has a boyfriend, his friend Ken.

One day, Akira finds a girl unconscious in front of his house. The girl, Rei Aoyama, shows Akira Atsushi's ID card, claiming that Atsushi is alive. Rei explains that Atsushi is trapped on Higanjima Island, said to be inhabited by vampires. Akira invites his friends to help his brother, under the guise of a vacation to celebrate their graduation.

Upon arrival, vampires attack their boat and capture all of them except Rei. However, Akira escapes with his friends before vampires can drain their blood. On the island, he meets with Atsushi, who explains that the vampires are led by Miyabi, another vampire. Trained by Atsushi, Akira and his friends begin the battle against Miyabi and his vampire army in order to escape the island alive.

[Source: manga synopsis via Wikipedia]

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Sex: Prologue

  1. Action
  2. Drama
  3. School
  4. Seinen
Sex: Prologue
Short-form
May 7, 2018 JST

The anime depicts an original story before Kaho arrives, when Yuki and Natsu have just met in Okinawa.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Meshinuma.

  1. Seinen
  2. Slice of Life
Meshinuma.
  • Studio TBD
May 31, 2018 JST

No synopsis has been added to this title.

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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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Kodoku no Gourmet

  1. Seinen
  2. Slice of Life
Kodoku no Gourmet
Short-form
  • Studio TBD
November 29, 2017 JST

This manga simply describes how Gorou Inogashira, the main character, chooses and takes a meal. Unlike other gourmet manga, Gorou likes to eat at cheap restaurants and no trivia on cuisine is given. The authors are trying to depict the essentials of the act of "eating" by Gorou's monologue, which comprises most of the lines of this manga.

[Source: MyAnimeList]

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Monkey Peak

  1. Horror
  2. Seinen
Monkey Peak
October 26, 2018 JST

The sory centers on a group of pharmaceutical company employees who embark on a mountain-climbing trip together and who encounter tragedy at the hands of mysterious monkeys when they reach the top.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Coffee Ikaga Deshou

  1. Seinen
  2. Slice of Life
Coffee Ikaga Deshou
August 24, 2018 JST

The anime follows a coffee food truck shop, where the barista makes an individual cup for each customer. The coffee brewed conscientiously, sincerely, and wholeheartedly helps customers unwind.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Kremlin

  1. Comedy
  2. Seinen
Kremlin
Short-form
September 14, 2012 JST

A gag, flash animation comedy that centers around a purported college student named Haruo "Cat" Kyattsuyama who only went to his school, the low-tier Kunekune College, once. One day, he sees a cute Russian Blue cat named Kan-u abandoned in a cardboard box on the roadside somewhere in Japan. Kyattsuyama pretends not to see the cat, and continues to do so for an entire year. Surprisingly, no one has shown up to try to save the cat, so Kyattsuyama finally decides to pick the cat up — however, by then, there are now three Russian Blue cats instead of just one. Kyattsuyama asked the cats for their names, and they all said "Kan-u."

The anime shorts are inspired by Kaoru Curry-zawa's "Kremlin" cat gag comedy manga.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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The Midnight★Animal

  1. Action
  2. Seinen
  3. Supernatural
The Midnight★Animal
Short-form
August 3, 2013 JST

The story is set in Savannah's 2nd district, where diva-like animals gather in the dead of night to wax poetic about topics that transcend gender.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Lupin III: Pilot Film (1978)

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Mystery
  5. Seinen
Lupin III: Pilot Film (1978)
Short-form
  • Studio TBD
December 16, 1978 JST

A remastered version of the Pilot film, realised in 1978, re-photographed in cinemascope and re-dubbed for being screened in cinema before of 1st movie [Mamoo's 1st copy]. In 1989, it was included on the Lupin III - Secret File OVA.

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Urban Square: Kouhaku no Tsuigeki

  1. Action
  2. Mystery
  3. Seinen
Urban Square: Kouhaku no Tsuigeki
  • Studio TBD
November 28, 1986 JST

Ryou Matsumoto is a screenplay writer that runs into a man and witnesses his murder. Unknown to him, he gets caught up in an illegal antique ring along with a girl he meets named Yuki. In order to survive, he ends up acting out the "action hero" role that he writes in his screenplays.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Space Fantasia 2001 Nights

  1. Drama
  2. Sci-Fi
  3. Seinen
  4. Space
Space Fantasia 2001 Nights
June 21, 1987 JST

Based on Yukinobu Hoshino's 1984 manga in "Action Comics; shot in "Super Perspective Technique".
It is the 21st century, and two young people were chosen. Adam was sent off into a space ship and was sent off into outer space...

[Source: Anime News Network, AniDB]

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Crying Freeman

  1. Action
  2. Drama
  3. Martial Arts
  4. Police
  5. Romance
  6. Seinen
Crying Freeman
November 25, 1988 JST

Yo Hinomura was an ordinary Japanese potter when a run-in with a Chinese mafia changed his life forever. Now an assassin for the 108 Dragons, Yo is the perfect killing machine. As a sign for remorse over his victims, he sheds tears after eliminating his targets. Because of this, he is infamously known by the Dragons and every crime syndicate in the world as "Crying Freeman."

[Source: Anime News Network]

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One Pound Gospel

  1. Comedy
  2. Romance
  3. Seinen
  4. Sports
One Pound Gospel
December 2, 1988 JST

Hatanaka Kosaku, a hopeful boxer, has a mean KO punch. Unfortunately, his dietary willpower is weak, and he eats even greasy hamburgers right before a bout. As a result, he has to compete in higher weight classes, and as soon as he takes an abdomenal punch, he vomits, which causes him to lose the match in shame. As he tries to grapple with his weak will, he meets Sister Angela, a novitiate at a local convent. While Sister Angela strives to help Hatanaka in his endeavor, he seems to make her training to be a nun more difficult.

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Midnight Eye: Gokuu

  1. Action
  2. Mystery
  3. Sci-Fi
  4. Seinen
Midnight Eye: Gokuu
January 27, 1989 JST

Goku lives by a simple rule: never get involved with women. But as a private detective in a futuristic Tokyo City, that's easier said than done. Directed by Yoshiaki Kawajiri (Wicked City, Demon City Shinjuku) and written by Buichi Terasawa (Space Adventure Cobra), this classic anime features a pair of stories that delve into a sleek and sexy world, filled with deadly cyborgs and alluring demons. Goku's cases take him into the heart of danger, whether it's facing down a powerful and wealthy man who develops mass-murdering weapons, or a crazed experiment wielding ultimate power gone wrong. His one ace in the hole is his cybernetic left eye, which allows him to control any computer system in the world and gain information instantly. It's his one edge over the bad guys--but even with it, Goku can never see into the hearts of the women who enter his life as quickly as they leave it.

[Source: Crunchyroll]

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Riding Bean

  1. Action
  2. Cars
  3. Police
  4. Seinen
Riding Bean
February 22, 1989 JST

Bean Bandit and his partner Rally Vincent are couriers for hire - transporting clients and delivering goods in his custom sports car "Roadbuster" for a hefty price. But when they are hired to escort a kidnapped girl named Chelsea to her home, they don't realize they're being framed for kidnapping as their former clients Semmerling and Carrie plan their escape with Chelsea's father and the ransom money.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Aoki Honoo

  1. Drama
  2. Romance
  3. Seinen
Aoki Honoo
November 24, 1989 JST

Ryuuichi is a high-school student tired of living in a small town with small people. He's determined to claw his way to the top of Tokyo, and he'll use any woman he can to do it.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Be-Bop Highschool

  1. Comedy
  2. School
  3. Seinen
Be-Bop Highschool
January 26, 1990 JST

For the invincible and basically happy punk lads Hiroshi and Toru, what they care about every day is to get a lot of attention from girls and to win the fights against the lads from other schools. Whenever provoked, they just go out fighting and settle the situation no matter what it costs.

[Source: AniDB]

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1+2=Paradise

  1. Comedy
  2. Ecchi
  3. Harem
  4. Romance
  5. Seinen
1+2=Paradise
February 23, 1990 JST

When Yuusuke awakens from a nightmare in which a demon warns him that women will be his downfall, he discovers that real life isn’t any better! Having a gynaecologist as a father, the poor boy is under pressure to overcome his irrational fear of women, and feisty twin sisters Yuka and Rika are on hand to give a helping hand. Using any method they can think of to seduce the red-faced boy, the racy competition soon heats up as busty Barako bounces onto the scene with an equal determination to seduce Yuusuke. Which of the horny heroines will win his heart, and more importantly, will he survive a non-stop onslaught of naked breasts, panties and bondage?

[Source: anime-planet]

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Soujuu Senshi Psychic Wars

  1. Action
  2. Demons
  3. Seinen
  4. Super Power
Soujuu Senshi Psychic Wars
February 22, 1991 JST

Ukyo Rettsu, a surgeon, treats a mysterous old woman for a mysterious "cancer." The growth turns out to be a messenger from the ancient past of Japan heralding a demonic invasion of the Earth. Ukyo must go back in time and fight the race of ancient demons.

[Source: AniDB]

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Yami no Shihosha Judge

  1. Horror
  2. Seinen
  3. Supernatural
Yami no Shihosha Judge
  • Studio TBD
June 15, 1991 JST

Hoichiro Ohma works in an office. Everybody knows him as a silent, humble man. Even his girlfriend, Nanase, doesn't suspect that he could be something more, but he is. When a person dies as a victim of murder; when someone kills himself with a curse on his lips; when someone's death needs to be judged, he is there, for he is a Judge Of Darkness. Following the Laws Of Darkness, with a book made of human skin and an unusual parrot, he pronounces judgement over living criminals that would otherwise go free.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Chameleon (OVA)

  1. Comedy
  2. Ecchi
  3. School
  4. Seinen
Chameleon (OVA)
January 1992

The series follows the antics of tenth-grade student Eisaku Yazawa who wants to become a bousouzoku, a motorcycle gang member.

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Spirit of Wonder: China-san no Yuuutsu

  1. Comedy
  2. Fantasy
  3. Romance
  4. Sci-Fi
  5. Seinen
Spirit of Wonder: China-san no Yuuutsu
June 3, 1992 JST

Sometime during the late 19th century, a young Asian girl has made a place for herself in a seaside town as the owner and operator of the Tenkai restaurant and boarding house..

Yet "Miss China," as the locals call her, is in the dumps. She's got a Mad Scientist named Breckenridge living upstairs who is chronically late with the rent, and she's pining for Jim, a handsome watchmaker's apprentice whom she mistakenly believes is pursuing the local flower girl.

But this isn't our world. It is a world that has the Spirit of Wonder, where every so often, just occasionally mind you, amazing things happen. The Mad Scientist actually has come up with an incredible invention, and Jim has an unbelievable plan to use it to give Miss China the most beautiful ring in all the World.

[Source: AniDB]

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Lupin III: Russia yori Ai wo Komete

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Mystery
  5. Seinen
Lupin III: Russia yori Ai wo Komete
  • Studio TBD
July 24, 1992 JST

This time Lupin is after 500 tons of gold bullion that used to belong to the House of Romanov, the last rulers of the Russian Empire. His only clue is a code in an old book that a cipher machine has broken down to the words "Bank of Liberty." As always, whenever Lupin's involved, the situation gets complicated. This adventure takes him through the USA and Russia, with loads of action and classic Lupin-style escapades along the way.

[Source: AniDB]

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Bastard!!: Ankoku no Hakaishin

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Ecchi
  5. Fantasy
  6. Seinen
Bastard!!: Ankoku no Hakaishin
August 25, 1992 JST

The characters in Bastard!! have forsaken technology and have traded it in for magic and the occult arts. The story revolves around a group of five magicians who set out to rebuild their world after a rampaging God destroys it and tips it into chaos. Driven by their leader Dark Schneider, Gara, Arshes Nei, Abigail and Kall Su set out to conquer kingdoms in the hope of rebuilding them into utopias, with each of the magicians having their own personal agenda in doing so. However, Dark Schneider's often reckless manner and short temper leads him to wreak havoc where ever he goes. He is trapped by a group of clerics in a baby boy, leaving the four without a leader.

Fifteen years later, the four still continue their quest but their motives have changed to despotic world domination, and it is up to Dark Schneider to show them the "error of their ways," when he is freed by the clerics who once imprisoned him, so that he may defend them against his former comrades. It has now become Dark Schneider's responsibility to track down each one of his companions and set them on the right path again, but what seems to be the once reckless and amoral Dark Schneider has changed over his fifteen year imprisonment within the boy, Luche Len Len.

[Source: AniDB]

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Bannou Bunka Neko-Musume

  1. Adventure
  2. Comedy
  3. Mecha
  4. Sci-Fi
  5. Seinen
Bannou Bunka Neko-Musume
October 21, 1992 JST

When Ryunosuke's pet cat dies in an accident, his inventor father "resurrects" the cat by placing its brain in an android body made in the form of a young girl. The Android, Nukunuku, has the dual purposes of being a companion/sister for Ryunosuke as well as being a bodyguard for his father. Nukunuku's extreme strength and feline agility are regularly needed to protect Ryunosuke and his father from Ryunusuke's mother who seeks to kidnap them both following her divorce from his father. Her motives towards Ryunusuke are simple motherly love, however her genius-inventor-ex-husband she wants to put to work designing weapons of mass destruction for her weapons company.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Emblem Take 2

  1. Action
  2. Drama
  3. Seinen
Emblem Take 2
October 25, 1993 JST

Shinjuku, 1983. A member of the Kaeda Yakuza gang, Akutsu Jouji, has lost in a brawl with a university cheering squad, and begs for forgiveness through bitter tears. Since then, nothing has gone well in Jouji's life, until 10 years later in 1993, his friend was ordered to kill him, and as he ran away he killed himself, ending his miserable life.

But when Jouji opened his eyes, he was in Shinjuku in 1983, at the fight with the university students that caused things to go wrong. Now with ten more years of memories and experience, Jouji repels the university students with spirit and wisdom. Now he swears to wear a gold emblem around town, and begins his life anew.

[Source: Hokuto no Gun]

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Taiho Shichau zo

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Police
  4. Seinen
Taiho Shichau zo
September 24, 1994 JST

Running late on her first day as a patrol woman for the Bokuto Police Department, spunky moped rider Natsumi Tsujimoto decides to take several shortcuts, only to be chased down and cited by mechanical genius and expert police driver Miyuki Kobayakawa. Upon arrival at the precinct, Natsumi finds out that her new partner is the same woman who ticketed her earlier. At first, she doesn't trust Miyuki, but in a short period of time, they develop an unbreakable friendship that overcomes traffic accidents, reckless drivers and even the strongest typhoons to hit Tokyo.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Lupin III: Harimao no Zaihou wo Oe!!

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Mystery
  5. Seinen
Lupin III: Harimao no Zaihou wo Oe!!
  • Studio TBD
August 4, 1995 JST

Lupin's on the trail of a decades-lost treasure—the collected booty of World-War-II-era thief Harimao—worth billions of dollars. But as he plans to con retired British spy Sir Archer into giving up the location of the stash, Archer himself gets into the hunt. Lupin now has to team up with his former mark to outwit a more sinister opponent who wants the treasure for himself. And of course, Zenigata's on the scent and gunning for the gang once again.

[Source: ANN]

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Gunsmith Cats

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Police
  4. Seinen
Gunsmith Cats
November 1, 1995 JST

Rally Vincent knows her weapons well, while her partner Minne May Hopkins loves to play with explosives. The pair run a gun-shop illegally and one day Bill Collins of the ATF, blackmails Rally and Minnie May into working for the ATF. Little do they know, that they are getting involved in a mission larger than they could imagine.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Boku no Marie

  1. Comedy
  2. Ecchi
  3. Romance
  4. Sci-Fi
  5. Seinen
Boku no Marie
March 6, 1996 JST

Ever met the perfect girl? Did she have the perfect boyfriend? Feel like you can't compete? Why not build your own? When an amateur mad scientist attempts to build a robotic duplicate of this dream girl, Marie is the result. Of course, there are the usual unexpected complications. He built her so well that Marie has a mind of her own and a whole host of questions to go with it. The same questions that each of us ask of life. Where did I come from? Why am I here? Why do I look just like that girl over there?! Well, perhaps we don’t all have to worry about that, but Marie does!

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Sanctuary

  1. Action
  2. Drama
  3. Police
  4. Seinen
  5. Thriller
Sanctuary
  • Studio TBD
May 1, 1996 JST

Two Japanese survivors of the Khmer Rouge massacres in Cambodia vow to find a sanctuary, even if they have to build it themselves. Returning to Japan, they take seemingly opposite paths: one becomes a politician, the other a gangster.

As Asami and Houjou work through the linked worlds of politics and crime in modern Japan, they don't hesitate to do anything necessary to secure their own positions and stay true to their vow. Loyal to no one else, they find their friendship increasingly tested as they rise in their chosen fields.

[Source: Anime News Network]