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December 2001–February 2002

Winter 2001/2002 Anime

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Shaman King

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Drama
  5. Shounen
  6. Supernatural
Shaman King
Leftover
Jan 9, 2002 at 6:30pm JST

On a starry night, middle-schooler Manta meets Yoh Asakura, a young shaman who has the ability to talk to spirits, and also has the ability to let them possess him to use their powers. Yoh has a heavy duty on his shoulders: he must become the Shaman King by winning the Shaman Fight, a tournament between shamans that happens only once every 500 years. Joined by his spirit medium fiancée Anna Kyōyama, his personal samurai spirit Amidamaru, and his other friends, Yoh must also face a larger evil: Hao, a powerful man who aims to create a new world with only shamans by becoming the Shaman King himself.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Full Metal Panic!

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Mecha
  4. Military
  5. Sci-Fi
Full Metal Panic!
4.0
Jan 8, 2002 at 6:30pm JST

A hidden military organization mobilizes crack troops to secretly protect a young Japanese girl in the most dangerous battleground of all: her high school. Their operative is a battle-hardened veteran named Sagara Sousuke.

Can he adapt to this new battlefield, and to the opposite gender? And will he stop bringing firearms on campus?

[Source: AniDB]

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Onegai☆Teacher

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. Romance
  4. School
  5. Sci-Fi
Onegai☆Teacher
January 10, 2002 JST

Kusanagi Kei, a high-school student living with his aunt and uncle, has an encounter with a female alien. This alien is revealed to be a new teacher at his school. Later, he is forced to marry this alien to preserve her secrets. From there, various romantically-inclined problems crop up repeatedly.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Tennis no Ouji-sama

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. School
  4. Shounen
  5. Sports
Tennis no Ouji-sama
Leftover
Jan 9, 2002 at 7:00pm JST

The world of tennis is harsh and highly competitive. Numerous schools from Japan battle it out to determine the best of the best.

Seishin Gakuen Junior High School, more commonly known as Seigaku, is one of the most prominent contestants in this battle of the finest. Their team line-up gets even stronger with the sudden arrival of a young prodigy from the West, Ryouma Echizen, who is determined to prove himself and escape the towering shadow of his legendary father. This fine addition changes the team forever.

Prince of Tennis follows the heartwarming and inspirational story of Ryouma on his quest to become one of the best tennis players the country has ever seen. He pushes himself hard so that he can one day surpass his father’s name and his own personal expectations. Alongside the rest of the Seigaku team, Ryouma fights to make his and his teammate's dreams come true.

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Hikaru no Go

  1. Comedy
  2. Game
  3. Shounen
  4. Supernatural
Hikaru no Go
Leftover
Jan 9, 2002 at 7:27pm JST

12-year-old Shindou Hikaru is just your average 6th grader. One day, while searching through his grandfather's attic, he comes across an old Go board. Upon touching the Go board, Hikaru is possessed by the spirit of Fujiwara no Sai, and continues to be haunted by him soon after. Sai was once a great Go player, who committed suicide and continued to stay in the world as a spirit desiring only to play Go once again. Finally bending to Sai's pleas, Hikaru allows Sai to play Go through himself, unknowingly attempting the first game with the young prodigy Touya Akira. Time has finally started moving, as Sai's quest for the perfect game, "The Hand of God", is set underway. Based on the manga by Yumi Hotta and Takeshi Obata.

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RahXephon

  1. Action
  2. Drama
  3. Mecha
  4. Music
  5. Mystery
  6. Psychological
  7. Romance
  8. Sci-Fi
RahXephon
January 21, 2002 JST

In the year 2012 Japan was invaded by the Mu. Human-like beings from another dimension with blue blood.

In the year 2015 Tokyo is attacked by invaders, who are repelled by a humanoid weapon called a Dolem. During the chaos, Ayato Kamina meets Reika Mishima, a classmate.

During that same day, he is attacked by government officials but a woman named Haruka comes to his rescue, informing him that she was sent to get him by the Organization TERRA, and that Tokyo had been sealed in a time rift where time flows one third as fast as the outside world.

He flees from Haruka onto a train where he sees Reika once more. Arriving at the Room of Rah, he follows her to a tremendous egg where the Dolem RahXephon is hatched from, and upon her singing his mother appears atop the Dolem that had stopped the TERRA Invasion. In the battle Ayato's mother is injured, and Ayato flees Tokyo Jupiter with Haruka.

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Yobarete Tobidete Akubi-chan

  1. Comedy
  2. Fantasy
  3. Kids
Yobarete Tobidete Akubi-chan
  • Studio TBD
December 11, 2001 JST

Koron Nemuta is a girl who yawns when embrassed. One day, she found a vase when she was lost. When she yawns, the genie Akubi will come out of it, but, when she yawns again, Akubi will come back into the vase.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Urarochi Diamond

  1. Tags TBD
Urarochi Diamond
  • Studio TBD
December 21, 2001 JST

Uraroji Diamond is a very interactive DVD which takes you inside a Studio-4C-style town with all the weirdness inside, while you scour for episodes (very short, black and white, weird episodes).

[Source: AnimeDB]

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Badaui Jeonseol Jangbogo

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Mystery
Badaui Jeonseol Jangbogo
  • Studio TBD
2002

In a not too distant future, the government sends a particular earthly force of mercenaries to the ocean aboard a high-tech submarine to be named dragon. Led by the young and able captain Jang, the crew of this ship will face powerful mafias that seek to take control of the seas for purposes not entirely clear. A common appearance adventure takes an unexpected and exciting course when you start to reveal that deep things are not as it seems Mysteries and higher forces become part of history when Jang and his team discovered the legendary golden ship. In this Miterio boat hides much of the secrets that pripulantes the Dragon is must be clearer. All this while waging exciting battles where strategy and courage make a difference. Undoubtedly, the most striking of this intriguing anime series is that it was not made in Japan but in Korea. This country has been instrumental in the technical development of Japanese animation for this last ten years, providing support and manpower to the genre's most important productions. Produced by the prestigious firm seoulmovie. Legend Of Blue accomplished.

[Source: Translated from mcanime.net/foro/viewtopic.php?p=1981317]

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Panyo Panyo Di Gi Charat

  1. Comedy
Panyo Panyo Di Gi Charat
Short-form
January 5, 2002 JST

Deijiko is the princess of the planet of Di Gi Charat. After reading a book, she is influenced to want to help everyone be happy. She leaves the castle and pretends to be a normal girl. She tries to make everyone happy by taking various jobs around the town and thereby making all sorts of new friends and inevitably, enemies.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Patapata Hikousen no Bouken

  1. Adventure
  2. Sci-Fi
Patapata Hikousen no Bouken
January 5, 2002 JST

Jane's mother dies when she is born, and her father, a rich English aristocrat, soon remarries to a woman with a son, William, who despises his new father and brother. George and Jane grow up with a dream to make a flying machine. George believes the distant Asian sands hold a secret: a mysterious cerulean sand which can make machines fly. He goes on an expedition to find it, and soon is reported executed for treason. William disappears too. After she recieves an unsigned letter holding a handful of pale-blue sand which floats in the air, Jane is sure her brother is alive and leaves to the East to find him and prove him innocent. There are many mysteries to unravel in store for Jane and her new friends on her journey. But perhaps a mystery should forever remain a mystery...

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Bakuten Shoot Beyblade 2002

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Sci-Fi
  5. Shounen
  6. Sports
Bakuten Shoot Beyblade 2002
January 7, 2002 JST

The Bladebreakers have to join forces once again because a mysterious group under the lead of Oozuma has defeated them, but the real enemy is not Oozuma. The real threath is formed by a group of people who use cyber-BitBeasts to capture the original ones from the Bladebreakers.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Honoo no Mirage

  1. Action
  2. Drama
  3. Historical
  4. Romance
  5. School
  6. Shounen Ai
  7. Supernatural
Honoo no Mirage
January 7, 2002 JST

Takaya Ougi is just a typical high school guy who wants nothing more than to protect his best friend and live a normal life. Enter Nobutsuna Naoe, an older man who informs Takaya that he is in fact the reincarnation of Lord Kagetora. Naoe, himself a possessor, awakens Takaya's abilities to exorcise evil spirits and fight the Fuedal Underworld. While most possessors remember their former lives before being reincarnated, Takaya does not. Naoe is thankful for this, considering his passionate and abusive past with his Lord Kagetora. As Takaya improves his abilities, he also begins to remember what Naoe did because of his love for him. Meanwhile the dark forces of the Hojo and Fuma clans begin their attack as the Fuedal Underworld descends upon the living world.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Kinnikuman II Sei

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Martial Arts
  4. Sci-Fi
  5. Shounen
  6. Sports
Kinnikuman II Sei
Jan 9, 2002 at 6:00pm JST

Kinnikuman II Sei takes place several years after the events of the original Kinnikuman. Mantarou Kinniku is the 59th prince of Planet Kinniku and son of the renowned wrestler, King Suguru. Lazy, immature, and cowardly, Mantarou seems to have little in common with his heroic father.

When a powerful group calling themselves the dMP threatens the Earth, only someone as powerful as Kinnikuman stands a chance against them. Not knowing the current whereabouts of the King, a plan is formed to have his son Mantarou take up the mantle. The idea of fighting super villains does not sit well with Mantarou, who initially runs away from his duty. He flees to Earth where he encounters Meat, his father’s old trainer. Despite Mantarou's shortcomings, Meat sees King Suguru in him, and believes he can set the prince on the right path. Thus begins Mantarou's journey to better himself and save the world.

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Shichinin no Nana

  1. Adventure
  2. Comedy
  3. Magic
  4. Romance
  5. School
Shichinin no Nana
January 10, 2002 JST

Nana Suzuki winds up being split into seven copies of herself. Besides the original Nana, there's also a smart Nana, a happy Nana, an angry Nana, a sensitive Nana, a sad Nana, and a slow Nana.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Aquarian Age: Sign for Evolution

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Fantasy
  4. Music
  5. Romance
  6. Sci-Fi
  7. Shounen
  8. Supernatural
  9. Super Power
Aquarian Age: Sign for Evolution
Jan 11, 2002 at 1:15am JST

Five supernatural factions have been fighting against each other for who knows how many centuries, with the beginning of Aquarian Age always in mind. Kyouta, soon begins to see visions of mystical girls fighting, except they do exist. Soon he and his girlfriend Yoriko become involved and the battle for Earth and Aquarian Age lies in their hands.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Kanon

  1. Drama
  2. Romance
  3. Slice of Life
  4. Supernatural
Kanon
January 31, 2002 JST

It’s been 7 years since Yuuichi Aizawa visited his aunt Akiko, but now that his parents have gone to Africa to pursue their careers, he is finally back in the little northern town. Yuuichi is not really overjoyed with the prospect of living here though, because all of his memories of this place and the people living in it have mysteriously vanished. His cute cousin Nayuki seems like a stranger as well, even though he used to play with her all the time when they were younger.

On the day of moving into his new home, Yuuichi starts unpacking the boxes and stumbles upon a red headband that no one seems to recognize. This is one of the first clues that will make Yuuichi take a stroll through the snow-covered town and make him start recalling fragments of his past, broken promises and buried secrets. Yuuichi soon realizes that there is something supernatural going on, and all of his new female acquaintances seem to have links to his forgotten past.

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Galaxy Angel Z

  1. Comedy
  2. Sci-Fi
Galaxy Angel Z
February 3, 2002 JST

In the far future, the human race advanced to space, and prospered. However, Jikushin ( earthquake of time and space ) which occurred suddenly intercepted all networks, and all the civilizations were reset. However, the human race begins to revive, and enters the prosperity age of The Second by the Transvaal imperial country which rises at the center of the galactic system. The science and technology before the civilization was reset, that is, "Lost Technology" was considered to be god`s task. And, it came to be worshiped by the priest who was called "Tsuki no miko".

On the other hand, a certain guard fleet was stationed in the frontier of the galactic system. Though it was the seemingly perfectly ordinary army, the team composed only of the woman called "Angel Corps" existed in this army. They controlled the spaceship which was called "Angel Frame" which was the relic of Lost Technology. And, they collected the lost technology by using the angel frame, and carried out the duties to manage them. They were not the elite pilots, but Angel Corps was rather an eccentric person`s group. Arms mania`s Forte, costume player`s Mint, taciturn Vanilla, showy Ranpha and Milfeulle who likes cooking ... Every time, they cause a big trouble in the mission.

[Source: AniDB]

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Ojamajo Doremi Dokkaan!

  1. Comedy
  2. Magic
  3. Shoujo
Ojamajo Doremi Dokkaan!
February 3, 2002 JST

Hana now becomes a peer of the Ojamajo. When Majotourbillon's spirit revives, the witches now have to break her curse. From the help from Pao-chan, Doremi, Hana, and the other witches are able to defeat the curses.

[Source: Anime News Network]