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Harukanaru Toki no Naka de: Maihitoyo

  1. Drama
  2. Fantasy
  3. Historical
  4. Magic
  5. Romance
  6. Shoujo
  7. Supernatural
Harukanaru Toki no Naka de: Maihitoyo
  • Studio TBD
August 19, 2006 JST

One rainy day, Akane crosses path with a kind young man who tacitly offers to her his coat. On their second encounter, he confesses that he has no recollection of who he is, his name or his past, but feels contented by just being with her. Besotted, Akane sets out to find his name, and to unravel his enigmatic connection with a famous cursed dance rumoured to kill anyone who attempts to perform it.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Inaka Isha

  1. Drama
  2. Historical
  3. Psychological
  4. Dementia
Inaka Isha
October 2, 2007 JST

A hapless country doctor describes with breathless urgency a night-time summons to attend a young patient. Events soon take on a surreal aspect as "unearthly horses" transport him instantaneously to the bedside. The doctor, preoccupied with personal distractions and grievances against those he is employed to care for, fails to find what is revealed to be a vile, fatal wound. He is humiliated by the villagers, who are "always expecting the impossible from the doctor," and doomed to an endless return trip, losing everything.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Uchuu Senkan Yamato: Fukkatsu-hen

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Drama
  4. Military
  5. Space
Uchuu Senkan Yamato: Fukkatsu-hen
  • Studio TBD
December 12, 2009 JST

A crisis is approaching Earth with the expansion of a moving black hole, in the year 2220. A plan is devised to move over 300-million people from Earth. When the latest transportation fleet is attacked, Space Battleship Yamato comes to its defense, the ship is now commanded by Susumu Kodai, also aboard is daughter Miyuki, child of Susumu and Yuki.

[Source: FUNimation]

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Muybridge no Ito

  1. Drama
Muybridge no Ito
Short-form
  • Studio TBD
May 16, 2011 JST

The destiny of photographer Eadweard Muybridge and that of a Japanese mother clash poetically in this exploration of the irrepressible human desire to make time stand still.

[Source: AniDB]

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Sojunghan Nal-ui Kkum

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. Romance
Sojunghan Nal-ui Kkum
  • Studio TBD
June 16, 2011 JST

Not wanting to lose, Yi-rang orchestrates a collapse in the middle of a relay race even though she's on the verge of giving up her dream of becoming an athlete. At the same time, Soo-min transfers in from Seoul and Cheol-soo, who dreams of becoming a scientist, come into her life. They are all immature but they are in the midst of youthful aspiration.

With this warm-hearted animation, Han Hye-jin-I and Ahn Jae-hoon encourage Yi-rang's dreams and portray the fantasy and flutter of adolescence through encounters with good people. Set in the '80s and '90s, an old umbrella and a railroad crossing the downtown in the film is the stuff that reminds us of our lost past, evoking a reminiscence in the audience of that which is vanished.

It is a way of evoking the real "dreams" that we have lost in this modern society where a rapid capitalization is progressing.

[Source: Hancinema]

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Madang-Eul Naon Amtalg

  1. Adventure
  2. Drama
  3. Fantasy
  4. Kids
Madang-Eul Naon Amtalg
  • Studio TBD
July 28, 2011 JST

A Korean animation about a hen named Leafie who lives and works on an egg farm who dreams of freedom outside her cage. One day she fakes her own death to escape the farm.

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Dwaejiui Wang

  1. Drama
  2. Psychological
  3. Seinen
  4. Thriller
Dwaejiui Wang
  • Studio TBD
November 3, 2011 JST

After his business goes bankrupt, 30-something Kyung-Min (Oh Jung-Se) kills his wife impulsively. Hiding his anger, he seeks out his former middle school classmate Jong-Suk (Yang Ik-June). Jong-Suk now works as a ghostwriter for an autobiography, but he dreams of writing his own novel. For the first time in 15 years, they meet. Kyung-Min and Jong-Suk both hide their own current situations and begin to talk about their middle school days.

At their middle school, they were classified by their wealth and grades. Kyung-Min and Jong-Suk were at the bottom. They were called pigs. They were bullied by a ruling class called dogs. When they were called pigs, they got angry but couldn't do anything against the dogs. Then a king of pigs appears—Chul (Kim Hye-Na). Kyung-Min and Jong-Suk became to rely on Chul-Yi.

Now, leading Jong-Suk to their middle school grounds, Kyung-Min discloses the shocking truth to Jong-Suk of what happened 15 years ago.

[Source: Asian Media Wiki]

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Shiranpuri (Movie)

  1. Drama
  2. School
Shiranpuri (Movie)
March 26, 2012 JST

Don-chan is being bullied by Yaragase, but when Boku keeps seeing it happen, he has to ask himself, what will he do?

Shiranpuri is one of the four anime works that each received 38 million yen (about US$470,000) from the "2011 Young Animator Training Project." Just like in 2010, the animation labor group received 214.5 million yen (US$2.65 million) from the Japanese government's Agency for Cultural Affairs, and it distributed most of those funds to studios who train young animators on-the-job.

[Source: AniDB]

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Chang

  1. Drama
  2. Military
  3. Thriller
Chang
  • Studio TBD
November 1, 2012 JST

Sergeant Jeong Cheol-min's squad are staying indoors a corroded stockroom renovated without windows. His squad is well known for their hardworking members until councellor Hong Yeong-soo comes in. Jeong Cheol-min does all he can to make Hong Yeong-soo the right man for his squad and the army requires him to. However, private Hong Yeong-soo doesn't adjust to the surroundings and causes trouble.

[Source: Hancinema]

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Shashinkan

  1. Drama
  2. Historical
  3. Slice of Life
Shashinkan
November 9, 2013 JST

The story takes place before WWII at a photo studio on top of a hill. Many people visit this studio to have their photos taken. One day, a couple comes, but the wife is so shy that she always lowers her head. The owner of the studio tries all kinds of tricks to get her to smile and eventually succeeds.

One year later, the couple comes again, but this time they bring their daughter along. She always looks grumpy, and again, the owner has to try everything to get her to smile. Thus starts a long-running relationship between the girl and the owner, and time passes to years and then decades...

[Source: MAL]

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Saibi

  1. Drama
  2. Psychological
  3. Thriller
Saibi
  • Studio TBD
November 21, 2013 JST

Who is good and who is evil? What is the boundary between them? An animated thriller about the tension between a good-hearted person speaking falsely and an evil-natured person speaking truthfully, and of those that surround them.

[Source: Hancinema]

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Balgwanghaneun Hyeondaesa

  1. Drama
Balgwanghaneun Hyeondaesa
  • Studio TBD
June 2014

"I can't finish you..."

There's a man named Hyeon-dae who has sex and a woman named Min-joo who loves!

32-year-old man Hyeon-dae is a part-time illustration instructor. He looks like he has a normal life but he suffers from his endless sexual desires and emptiness.

27-year-old Min-joo is a traffic reporter. She always greets people with a bright smile everyday but she's smudged with pain and betrayal.

They have been seeing each other for 2 years but Hyeon-dae's marriage ended things. However, they crave each other without realizing it.

They are confusing sex with love and the world is a confusing place.

What do they desire?

[Source: HanCinema]

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Bai She: Yuan Qi

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Demons
  4. Drama
  5. Fantasy
  6. Historical
  7. Martial Arts
  8. Romance
Bai She: Yuan Qi
January 11, 2019 JST

The late Tang dynasty. There is great chaos under heaven. One day, a young man from Snake-Catcher Village, Xuan, discovers a mysterious girl by a waterfall. Blanca has lost her memory. Xuan and Blanca search for clues to her identity. They face great danger together, and fall in love. They find out who she really is, but now, disaster looms…
The latest feature from Lightchaser Studio carries on their reputation for adapting rich Chinese fables and legends through exceptional animation. Combing passionate romance with epic action, White Snake is an endlessly entertaining adventure.

[Source: Animation is Film]