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December 1987–February 1988

Winter 1987/1988 Anime

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Makyou Gaiden Le Deus

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Mecha
  4. Sci-Fi
Makyou Gaiden Le Deus
December 1, 1987 JST

In a post-apocalyptic world, the treasure hunter Riot and his pretty sidekicks are searching for Eyes of Zalem, which they hope will guide them to Rido, the treasure of a long-lost Quall civilization. A limitless energy source, the Rido has the power to even restore life; but unfortunately for Riot, the evil Demsters are after it too. (from ANN)

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Battle Royal High School

  1. Action
  2. Horror
  3. Martial Arts
  4. Supernatural
  5. Super Power
Battle Royal High School
  • Studio TBD
December 10, 1987 JST

Hyoudo Riki is just an ordinary guy who likes to wear a tiger mask while Kung-Fu fighting, which means he fits in real well at BATTLE ROYAL HIGH SCHOOL!

Unfortunately for Riki, he`s the doppleganger in our world of Byoudo, Master of the Dark Realm, and when a dimensional gate opens between the two worlds, the evil Fairy Master tricks Byoudo into making an attempt to conquer our beautiful, and better lit, world.

Now poor Riki is semi-possessed by his opposite numbed, and the minions of the Fairy Master are mutating his classmates into hideous lustful monsters. To make matters worse, all the inter-dimensional commotion has attracted the attention of a sword-happy exorcist and the heroic Zankan of the Space-Time Police!

Which all means that Riki is about to take one bitch of a mid-term. The course is survival, and forget "Pass/Fail". The test is graded "Live/Die".

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Metal Skin Panic MADOX-01

  1. Action
  2. Mecha
  3. Sci-Fi
Metal Skin Panic MADOX-01
  • Studio TBD
December 15, 1987 JST

In the first test of a revolutionary personal battle-suit, the MADOX-01, Ace female test-pilot Elle Kusomoto smashes an attacking tank force and humiliates Lt. Kilgore, Japan's most-macho tank-jockey, in the process.

Kilgore swears he'll get even, and he gets his chance when the prototype MADOX literally falls off the back of a truck in the middle of Tokyo.

Meanwhile, the MADOX, which fell off the back of one truck, off a bridge, and into the back of another truck, has found its way into the hands of college student Koji Sujimoto. Intruiged by the MADOX, Koji makes the big mistake of fooling with it without reading the manual first, and soon finds himself locked in the suit and zooming around downtown Tokyo.

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Genji Monogatari

  1. Drama
  2. Historical
  3. Romance
Genji Monogatari
December 19, 1987 JST

※ Theatrical Premiere

Based on the literary work of Shikibu Murasaki, The Tale of Genji is a story of the Emperor`s second son born by a courtier. Made a commoner, he served as a retainer to the court.

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Dirty Pair OVA

  1. Adventure
  2. Comedy
  3. Police
  4. Sci-Fi
Dirty Pair OVA
December 21, 1987 JST

Set in the future Kei and Yuri are Trouble Consultants for The 3WA. Code Named "Lovely Angels", but, they are known throughout the galaxy as The Dirty Pair. They always solve their case, but, not without causing collateral damage and mayhem.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Hi no Tori: Uchuu-hen

  1. Drama
  2. Fantasy
  3. Sci-Fi
Hi no Tori: Uchuu-hen
December 21, 1987 JST

It is an animation version of the original story by Tezuka Osamu that depicts the cruelty of love through the fate of spacemen destined to drift through the universe after losing their mother ship..

(Source: AniDB)

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Katte ni Shirokuma

  1. Comedy
Katte ni Shirokuma
  • Studio TBD
December 21, 1987 JST

Story about three bears and a boar.

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Cheonbangjichuk Hani

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. School
  4. Sports
Cheonbangjichuk Hani
1988

Sequel of Dallyeola Hani.

Hany is a small tomboy and slightly troublesome teenager who lives life a bit carelessly on her own since her Father lives abroad due to work in the Middle East and her Mother died when she was very small. The only thing Hany is very good at is running~ fast!

(Source: Cute in Korea)

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Jigazou

  1. Comedy
Jigazou
  • Studio TBD
1988

※ Theatrical Premiere

This extremely brief film was Osamu Tezuka's answer to a challenge presented to the leaders of the international animation community to create animated self-portraits.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Tang Lang Bu Chan

  1. Historical
Tang Lang Bu Chan
Short-form
1988

※ Theatrical Premiere

A cicada is resting high on a tree. It is chirping for all it’s worth and drinking in the dew, oblivious of a mantis behind. The mantis, bending over and arching up its front leg, is going to catch the cicada but does not know that there is an oriole beside it. The bird has stretched out its neck, ready to peck at the mantis. Again the oriole is unaware that a weasel is sneaking up to it. The three creatures all covet gains ahead without being aware of an imminent danger behind.

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Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu

  1. Drama
  2. Military
  3. Sci-Fi
  4. Space
Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu
January 8, 1988 JST

For decades, the Galactic Empire has been locked in an interstellar war with the Free Planets Alliance, a conflict that involves thousands of spaceships and millions of soldiers on both sides. Two new commanders enter the conflict with great hopes: Imperial Admiral Reinhard von Lohengramm and the FPA's Yang Wen-Li. As they deal with superiors and subordinates, maneuver through complicated political arrangements, plot strategies, and win battles, each will be tested, and ultimately, changed, by the reality of war.

(Source: AniDB)

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Shoukoushi Cedie

  1. Drama
  2. Shoujo
  3. Slice of Life
Shoukoushi Cedie
January 10, 1988 JST

After his father's sudden death, Ceddie moves to England as an heir to his grandfather, the Earl of Dorincourt.

The Earl is a stubborn and selfish old man. Gradually, however, Ceddie's innocent love opens the Earl's heart and changes him into a caring and generous person.

This is based on "Little Lord Fauntleroy" by F.H.Burnett.

(Source: AnimeNfo)

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Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu: Waga Yuku wa Hoshi no Taikai

  1. Action
  2. Military
  3. Sci-Fi
  4. Space
Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu: Waga Yuku wa Hoshi no Taikai
February 6, 1988 JST

※ Theatrical Premiere

This movie, based on an anecdote of "Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu" written by novelist Tanaka Yoshiki, preludes the 110-episodes TV series by describing the first encounter between the ambitious young man Reinhard von Müsel under the imperial flag and the passive Yang Wenli who serves a corrupting democracy. Set in an imaginative future, the story describes the first encounter between Yang and Reinhard and discusses how heroes are born.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Osomatsu-kun (1988)

  1. Comedy
Osomatsu-kun (1988)
Feb 13, 1988 at 6:30pm JST

Meet the Osomatsu boys—sextuplets who look, speak, dress and talk like the same. They only add to the hyper eccentric residents of the town who easily break any boundaries defined by common sense. Check your logical thinking and reason at the door and immerse yourself in everyday lives of unique characters who are wild both in appearance and temperament!

(Source: Studio Pierrot)

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Dragon's Heaven

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Fantasy
  4. Mecha
  5. Sci-Fi
Dragon's Heaven
February 25, 1988 JST

In the year 3195, there was a war between an army of robots and the humans. When Shaian, a sentient combat armor, lost his companion in battle, he shut down until his internal systems spotted a new human. It's now almost a 1000 years later, and Shaian's greatest enemy is still alive and doing battle in Brazil. With a new friend`s help, Shaian may be able to stop this evil force before another war rages over the continent.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Sakigake!! Otokojuku

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Martial Arts
  4. School
  5. Shounen
Sakigake!! Otokojuku
February 25, 1988 JST

Otokojuku: a private school for juvenile delinquents that were previously expelled from normal schools. At this school, Japanese chivalry is taught through feudal and military fundamentals. Similar to an action film, the classes are overwhelmed by violence. Only those who survive it become true men.

(Source: Anime News Network)

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Seisenshi Dunbine OVA

  1. Adventure
  2. Mecha
  3. Sci-Fi
Seisenshi Dunbine OVA
February 25, 1988 JST

Taking place 700 years after the Dunbine TV Series, "The Tale of Neo Byston Well" revolves around Shion Zaba, the reincarnation of series protagonist Sho Zama. Together with Silkie Mau, Reml Jilfried (the reincarnation of Remile Luft), and the Aura Battler Silbine, Shion must stop a twisted Shot Weapon from launching a custom-made nuclear ICBM missile that's poised to wipe out the realm.

"The Tale of Neo Byston Well" gained praise not only for its upgraded animation but also for using B-CLUB Magazine's popular AURA FANTASM series as the basis for the new Aura Battler designs.