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January 2003–March 2003

Winter 2003 Anime

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Naruto

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Martial Arts
  5. Shounen
  6. Super Power
Naruto
Leftover
8.11
Jan 9, 2003 at 6:30pm JST

Naruto closely follows the life of a boy who is feared and detested by the villagers of the hidden leaf village of Konoha. The distrust of the boy has little to do with the boy himself, but it's what's inside him that causes anxiety. Long before Naruto came to be, a Kyuubi (demon fox) with great fury and power waged war taking many lives. The battle ensued for a long time until a man known as the Fourth Hokage, Yondaime, the strongest ninja in Konoha, fiercely fought the Kyuubi. The fight was soon won by Yondaime as he sealed the evil demon in a human body. Thus the boy, Naruto, was born. As Naruto grows he decides to become the strongest ninja in Konoha in an effort to show everyone that he is not as they perceive him to be, but is a human being worthy of love and admiration. But the road to becoming Hokage, the title for the strongest ninja in Konoha, is a long and arduous one. It is a path filled with betrayal, pain, and loss; but with hard work, Naruto may achieve Hokage.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Pokemon Advanced Generation

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Fantasy
  5. Kids
Pokemon Advanced Generation
Leftover
7.19
Jan 9, 2003 at 7:00pm JST

After participating in the Johto League, Satoshi decides to begin anew in yet another journey; this time by himself and Pikachu, in the land of Houen. Though he isn't alone for long, as 10-year-old Haruka (whom dislikes Pokemon, but just wants to come along to see the world) travels with him after Pikachu destroys her bicycle. Satoshi also meets up with his old companion, Takeshi, and Haruka's younger brother, Masato. Together, they travel along in Houen, battling Gym Leaders, entering Contests, and other events on the way to the Houen League.

[Source: Anime News Network; emended]

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Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex

  1. Action
  2. Mecha
  3. Military
  4. Police
  5. Sci-Fi
  6. Seinen
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex
Leftover
8.10
January 1, 2003 JST

In the year 2030, digital networks are reaching out everywhere, and technology pushing light and electrons has advanced to a state where it almost drives the human will...

Information networks continue to expand and crimes continue to become more complex. In this society on the borderline to chaos, an organization that specializes in hunting down and eliminating crime was established. This is Section 9, the so called "Stand Alone Complex" (S.A.C.), under the direct supervision of the Ministry of the Interior.

Its duties include a wide range of investigations, such as responding to critical cyber crimes, guarding VIPs within the country, revealing political corruption, investigating violent murder, and dealing with top secret assassination cases. The elite S.A.C. is at its best in cyber confrontations, but it is also extremely capable of physical confrontations by utilizing high quality cyborgs.

[Source: AniDB]

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Wolf's Rain

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Drama
  4. Fantasy
  5. Mystery
  6. Sci-Fi
Wolf's Rain
7.83
Jan 7, 2003 at 2:10am JST

In some distant future, it's common knowledge that all wolves have been extinct for 200 years. However, it seems this is false as wolves have not disappeared but rather have taken human form. Kiba, a lone wolf, wanders into a city, trying to sniff out the Lunar Flowers that are supposed to lead whoever follows the scent to paradise. The source of the smell is Cheza, a girl who sleeps in what appears to be suspended animation in a lab. She and the wolves are drawn to each other, and Kiba hopes to find paradise once he finds the source of the scent of Lunar Flowers. However, once Kiba finds Cheza, she is kidnapped by a mysterious person called Darcia, and his search begins anew. Before he leaves the city, he meets 3 other wolves, Tsume, Hige and Toboe. All four wolves have very different personalities and ideas, and their friendliness towards each other is a little rough around the edges. However, they soon band together to continue to search for paradise.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Pokemon Housoukyoku

  1. Adventure
  2. Comedy
  3. Fantasy
  4. Kids
Pokemon Housoukyoku
December 3, 2002 JST

Pokémon Chronicles is a TV series comprised of the English-dubbed versions of a number of Pokémon TV specials. Many of the episodes are from the Weekly Pokémon Broadcasting Station show in Japan, but it also contained The Legend of Thunder! and shorts from the Pikachu's Winter Vacation series. The series, in each episode, basically focuses on the lives of the many of the recurring/main characters Ash Ketchum met on his journey, like Sakura, Misty, her sisters, Casey, and Tracey. Ash only makes two appearances in the series in brief cameos.

[Source: Bulbapedia]

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Bakuten Shoot Beyblade G Revolution

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Sci-Fi
  5. Shounen
  6. Sports
Bakuten Shoot Beyblade G Revolution
Jan 6, 2003 at 6:00pm JST

After keeping their BitBeasts out of harm's way, a new world championship tournament is announced, but the defending champions can't all be on the same team. Their friendship will be tested and tried as each Bladebreaker goes on a quest to prove why they are the best Beyblader around. Tyson, Max, Ray, Kai, and newcomer Daichi, must keep up their winning ways...even if they must face each other. But, after the tournament is over, what awaits them is an old foe, Boris, taking over the BBA and transforming it into BEGA, the Beyblade Entertainment Global Association. To save Beybladers of the entire world from BEGA's corruption, the Bladebreakers must reunite once again...

[Source: Anime News Network]

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.hack//Tasogare no Udewa Densetsu

  1. Adventure
  2. Comedy
  3. Fantasy
  4. Game
  5. Sci-Fi
  6. Shounen
.hack//Tasogare no Udewa Densetsu
January 9, 2003 JST

Shugo and his twin sister Rena, two new players in The World, (a future online roleplaying game) are caught up in an unknown agenda. Unstopable monsters have started appearing and players that encounter these monsters fall into comas in the real world. Playing the limited edition characters, Kite and Black Rose, and the wielding the mysterious twilight bracelet, the two siblings must figure out what is going on and stop it before the damage escalates.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Dragon Drive

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Comedy
  4. Fantasy
  5. School
  6. Sci-Fi
  7. Shounen
Dragon Drive
Leftover
January 2003

If there's one word to describe Reiji Ozora, it would be "quitter." He can never find the motivation to finish anything, and loses interest at the drop of a hat. This all changes when his best friend Maiko introduces him to the new game "Dragon Drive."

In this virtual reality game, each player is assigned a dragon tailored to match their personality and strength. Reiji hopes for a big, strong, scary beast, but instead, he is stuck with Chibi, a cute, friendly-looking dragon smaller than he is. How disappointing—except it turns out that Chibi is the rarest dragon of them all!

Reiji finally discovers something he can remain interested in, and works hard to train both himself and his newfound friend. Soon this training will be put to use to save the world, for there are people who have dark aspirations for Dragon Drive!

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Mouse

  1. Action
  2. Comedy
  3. Ecchi
  4. Harem
  5. Shounen
Mouse
Short-form
January 5, 2003 JST

Teacher Sorata Muon carries on his family's centuries-old old tradition of being the master thief Mouse who can steal anything after properly alerting authorities of his intentions so they can be there yet fail to stop him. He is assistedby 3 nubile female assistants who also use the teaching cover and who, in typical Satoru Akahori, favor tight/skimpy/bondage outfits over their ample curves as they constantly pursue Sorata much more than he pursues them, although the girls do get some attention from their master. Not only is Mouse pursued by the girls & the local law enforcement authorities, there is also a secret art protection society employing the services of a former ally of Sorata's after his pretty little hide, all in 15 minute episodes.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Mahoutsukai ni Taisetsu na Koto

  1. Drama
  2. Magic
  3. Shounen
  4. Slice of Life
Mahoutsukai ni Taisetsu na Koto
January 10, 2003 JST

Yume Kikuchi, a girl who can use magic, goes to Tokyo to be an apprentice mage to the handsome Masami Oyamada (a professional mage). In Tokyo, Yume learns about magic, helping people, and various other things on her way to being a mage. But she soon also finds out that even just magic alone isn't enough to make someone truly happy...

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Ashita no Nadja

  1. Adventure
  2. Drama
  3. Historical
  4. Romance
  5. Shoujo
Ashita no Nadja
Feb 2, 2003 at 8:30am JST

This story takes place about one hundred years ago. Nadja is a bright, cheerful girl who was raised in an orphanage near London, England. Nadja was entrusted to the orphanage when she was a baby. So she thought her father and mother were dead. But before her thirteenth birthday, she found out that her mother might be alive..

Nadja sets out on a journey to find her mother! With all of Europe as the stage, Nadja's exciting adventure begins!

[Source: AniDB]

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Gunparade March: Arata Naru Kougunka

  1. Drama
  2. Mecha
  3. Military
  4. Romance
  5. Sci-Fi
  6. Shounen
  7. Slice of Life
Gunparade March: Arata Naru Kougunka
February 6, 2003 JST

It began in 1945, at the end of the Pacific War. Alien invaders filled the earth's Skies, and mankind was forced to confront an unprecedented threat. For the first time in human history, people of all cultures came together under one banner.

This war has now been raging for over fifty years. Countless lives have been lost, and the Japanese military is now forced to rely on young people such as Atsushi Hayami and his high school class, also known as Unit 5121. This new generation fearlessly struggles on with the aid of the HWT humanoid combat machines and the devastating PBE bomb.

[Source: Media Blasters]

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Stratos 4

  1. Comedy
  2. Military
  3. Sci-Fi
  4. Shounen
Stratos 4
  • Studio TBD
January 5, 2003 JST

The Earth has developed a defense system against large meteorites that are on a collision course with it. This protection system is made up of the Comet Blasters based in several space stations as the 1st line of defense, using nuclear warheads launched by spaceships. The 2nd line of defense consists of the Meteor Sweepers launching from ground airbases using hypersonic planes with special missiles to deal with the resulting debris from the blasts. Mikaze is a troubled girl that is a trainee pilot for a Meteor Sweeper team that dreams of becoming a prestigious Comet Blaster pilot. Stratos 4 revolves around Mikaze's and her teammates' challenges to become real pilots, while the Earth faces the threats that come from space.

[Source: Anime News Network; emended]

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Nanaka 6/17

  1. Comedy
  2. Drama
  3. Romance
  4. Shounen
  5. Slice of Life
Nanaka 6/17
Jan 9, 2003 at 2:35am JST

Seventeen-year-old Nanaka Kirisato is a high school student serious about her studies and goals in life. She frequently criticizes her best friend, Nenji Nagihara, for being a childish delinquent who spends his time fighting other boys. Then one day, after a heated argument with Nenji, she falls off a flight of stairs and suffers a brain injury, resulting in her mind reverting to that of a six-year-old. With this in mind, Nanaka's father and Nenji must keep her injury a secret as she struggles to live a normal life and grow up all over again.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Lime-iro Senkitan

  1. Drama
  2. Ecchi
  3. Harem
  4. Historical
  5. Mecha
  6. Supernatural
Lime-iro Senkitan
January 4, 2003 JST

Around the the 37th year of the Meiji Era (1904), in the midst of the Russo-Japanese war, the small Japanese army, in need of assistance, uses its special flying (thanks to a benevolent demon) ship, the Amanohara, to attack Russia's major base at Port Arthur (Lushun).

Umakai Shintaro, a Russian diplomat originally from Japan, defects and goes to Sapporo to teach at a girls academy. However, that girls academy is not typical—it is on board the Amanohara, and the five girls Shintaro teaches are known as the Raimu Unit—girls with the ability to summon powerful beings to fight for them. Shintaro eventually becomes their teacher and general in battle, and so the six embark on a weird and excessively erotic journey, as Shintaro helps the girls overcome their weaknesses, become stronger for the final stand at Lushun, and also understand the motives of the "Russian Spiritual Corps" that assist the opponent, which, unfortunately, has one member whom Shintaro knew well...

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Transformers Micron Densetsu

  1. Action
  2. Mecha
  3. Sci-Fi
  4. Shounen
Transformers Micron Densetsu
January 10, 2003 JST

On the mechanical planet of Cybertron live super robotic organisms known as Transformers. There, mainly consisting of convoys, the Cybertron army, and their old enemy Destron fell into conflict to gain hold of a new power to join their side. A new breed of Transformers known as the Microns. But, grieving over the battle the Microns set off to the other end of the universe. 4 million years later, on Earth, 3 young children activated a mysterious panel inside a cave. And somehow, that was the dormant Micron...

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Shutsugeki! Machine Robo Rescue

  1. Action
  2. Mecha
  3. Sci-Fi
Shutsugeki! Machine Robo Rescue
January 8, 2003 JST

In the future, age is not a factor to determine whether someone can perform a certain task or not, but special talent and training. An organization, Machine Robo Rescue (MRR), was established for robots and children to become partner and rescue people from danger. Then 12 children with various abilities were selected and introduced as part of this program: Robo Rescue!

Meet Oozora Taiyou, one of the children who were chosen as a part of MRR program. After being late on his first day of training, he went to perform a hot rescue with JETROBO. However, a mysterious Robot from mysterious organization, "The Star"(?), appeared before MRR team to interfere with the rescue. What are the motives of the mysterious organization? And what are their goals?

Life as one of the children chosen as part of MRR has started for Oozora Taiyou. Bumpy and hard training is just ahead for MRR team in order to protect many people's life!

[Source: AnimeNfo]

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Barom One

  1. Action
  2. Sci-Fi
  3. Shounen
  4. Supernatural
Barom One
December 7, 2002 JST

Takeshi Kido and Kentaro Shiratori are a pair of friends who have been together for almost their entire life. One night, a strange being comes out from the lake and starts attacking them. When Takeshi and Kentaro are almost eliminated, a strange being named Kopu calls them and tells them that they are the chosen ones to inherit the power to protect the world from an evil being named Goumon. Now, they join their hands to transform into Barom One, a being with superior skills, who will fight to protect the city.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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L/R: Licensed by Royal

  1. Action
  2. Adventure
  3. Mystery
  4. Police
L/R: Licensed by Royal
January 8, 2003 JST

Jack Hofner and Rowe Rikenbacker are Cloud 7's L/R. Their job is to protect the Royal family of Ishtar, their treasures, and their reputation. Jack & Rowe face one of the toughest missions of their career when they are assigned to protect Noelle, a candidate for the 15 Year Princesse contest. It starts out simple, but soon all of Cloud 7 are involved in a web of intrigue that includes bombings, corruption and murder.

[Source: Anime News Network]

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Fortune Dogs

  1. Adventure
Fortune Dogs
Leftover
January 2003

A French Bulldog is adopted from the Happy Kennel by a girl named Ai and is given the name Alex. She tells him stories and reads to him from a book titled The Adventures of Freddy about dog who leaves home to find the Fortune Tree.

However, he is separated from Ai when he mistakenly follows a girl wearing the same clothes as Ai on a bus. Adopting the name Freddy, after the hero in Ai's storybook, Alex begins his quest to return to Ai. But before he can return to his owner, Freddy and his new friends must find the Fortune Tree and save it from dying, otherwise all the humans in the world will lose their good will and no longer care about their pets.

[Source: Wikipedia]

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Spheres

  1. Action
  2. Fantasy
  3. Super Power
Spheres
  • Studio TBD
February 27, 2003 JST

Unbeknownst to human history, the Kingdom of Spheres existed upon our earth long ago. The people of this kingdom would be regarded today as people with psychic powers. Unfortunately, like most other civilizations, as the gap widened more and more between the social classes, the Kingdom of Spheres was troubled by those greedy for power; and in the end it collapsed. Na Yeon is a mysterious girl who was found in the Antarctic after the destruction of Spheres.

One day Asten, the chairman of Sphere Union, who has a burning ambition to control the world, sent his followers to keep watch on Na Yeon. Na Yeon and her friends try to keep three artifacts, the keys to conquer the world, from the hands of Sphere Union.

[Source: Wikipedia]