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1. Library War: Wings of Revolution (2012)
105 min | Animation
Kasahara Iku and Dojo Atsushi receive an emergency recall in the middle of their date as Japan is rocked by a terror attack. Their new duty is a protection detail assigned to Touma Kurato, ... See full summary »
2. Fusé: Memoirs of a Huntress (2012)
Animation, Action, Drama
Fuse are hybrids between humans and dogs, who live in Japan in the Edo period. It was said that they kill people to feed themselves with their souls. Due to this rumors, the Shogun put a ... See full summary »
3. Giant God Warrior Appears in Tokyo (2012)
10 min | Animation, Short, Action
This short focuses on the God Warrior from Nausicaa of The Valley of The Wind (1984). Super-powered bio-weapons in ceramic armor begin attacking Tokyo, annihilating human civilization.
4. JAPAN, Our Homeland (2007)
96 min | Animation, Drama, History
The 31st year of the Showa Era (1956) marked the tenth year since Japan's defeat in World War II. It was when Japan took its first step out of post-war poverty to rejoin the international ... See full summary »
6. Monmon the Water Spider (2006)
15 min | Animation, Short, Adventure
The short film's main character is a water spider who seems to have fallen in love with a water strider. Though she is scared of him at first, the water strider soon gets used to the presence of the spider.
7. Orbital (2009)
85 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Comprised of two stories in space we first find ourselves witness to the relationship of two space captains with one's ship supplying the other's base. The two reminisce and reveal their ... See full summary »
8. Short Peace (2013)
TV-MA | 68 min | Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A traveler is confronted by spirits in an abandoned shrine; a story of honor and firefighting in ancient Japan; a white bear defends the royal family from a monstrous red demon; ragtag soldiers battle a robotic force in futuristic Japan.
TV-14 | 90 min | Animation, Drama, Mystery
After the events of the anime, Rintarou begins to feel the repercussions of extensive time travel, and eventually completely fades from reality. Kurisu, being the only companion to remember him, now must find a way to bring him back.
Director: Hideaki Anno
12. Welcome to the Space Show (2010)
Not Rated | 136 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
A tiny mountain village in a remote woodland region. Five primary school kids have come together in this idyllic spot in order to spend their summer holidays at a camp. At first the ... See full summary »
13. Gundress (1999)
84 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
In 2100, the newly built Bayside City serves as Japan's premier international port. The Angel Arms Company is established by a former policewoman named Takako, to help wage war on terrorism... See full summary »
58 min | Animation, Action, Crime
July 1998: Mikiya finds a confused Fujino Asagami crouched in an alley and noticing she is suffering from pain in her abdomen. Mikiya accompanies her to his apartment where she falls asleep... See full summary »
110 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
Gintoki travels into the future and discovers it to be a wasteland with his friends fallen apart. He reunites them to find out what went wrong and how to fix things.
17. Kakurenbo (2005)
TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Short, Fantasy
A young boy named Hikora enters the ruins of a forbidden city with a group of other children to play "Otokoyo" (a game of hide-and-seek where the players are said to be kidnapped by ghosts and demons) to find his missing sister.
18. Loups=Garous (2010)
TV-14 | 99 min | Animation, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Anime feature directed by Junichi Fujisaku in which a group of girls set out to solve a murder mystery in the tense future reality they inhabit. With a deadly virus having drastically ... See full summary »
20. Ohayo (2005)
30 min | Short, Drama
A young Japanese married couple must deal with a mysterious force that chose to move into their home. How they handle this challenge will not only surprise them, but also alter their lives forever.
21. Rakuen Tsuiho: Expelled from Paradise (2014)
TV-14 | 104 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
With Earth now left in ruins following the "Nano Hazard," most of humanity has abandoned the planet they once called home along with their physical bodies and rebuilt their digitalized ... See full summary »
Votes: 1,294 | Gross: $0.03M
22. Psycho-Pass: The Movie (2015)
TV-MA | 113 min | Animation, Action, Crime
In this sequel to Psycho-Pass TV show, Inspector Tsunemori is sent to a neighboring war-torn nation, where the Sibyl System is being introduced as an experiment, to find Shinya Kogami, her former enforcer who went rogue three years ago.
Votes: 2,399 | Gross: $0.14M
23. Kite Liberator (2007 Video)
Not Rated | 58 min | Animation, Action, Crime
A teenage assassin is cleaning up the streets of Tokyo. The police call her the Angel of Death, an unfeeling assassin who eliminates targets with grace and precision, leaving only a flurry ... See full summary »
24. Gintama: The Movie (2010)
TV-14 | 96 min | Animation, Action, Comedy
The silver-haired samurai Sakata Gintoki investigates the disappearance of a legendary sword named Benizakura while his partners Kagura and Shimura Shinpachi try to find out what has happened to Gintoki's friend, Kotaro Katsura.
TV-14 | 107 min | Animation, Action, Drama
The war for the Holy Grail is on. Master/Servant team pairs made up of Magi and the summoned spirits of legendary warriors do battle to the death in their quest for the right to claim the ... See full summary »
28. Tales of Vesperia: The First Strike (2009)
TV-14 | 110 min | Animation
In a mythical kingdom, the mighty Imperial Knights harness a magical substance known as Aer to power their weapons and protect humanity from the monsters of the forest. But something ... See full summary »
30. Strait Jacket (2007 Video)
TV-PG | 77 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy
In a world where sorcery and science co-exist, the power of magic comes with a price: Humans who do not take proper precautions are transformed into horrific demons. Those who destroy these... See full summary »
31. Exaella (2011)
90 min | Animation, Action, Drama
Having completely exhausted resources of the planet, millions of people were placed in automated underground complexes of "artificial sleep and life support". And few of them were awakened.
33. November 10th (2015)
99 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
Musa, a thirteen-year-old shoe shiner, with Yumna, undergoes destiny through their adventure of waging war during the war time. Will they manage to bring peace among the troops keeping on fighting for nothing?
34. The Anthem of the Heart (2015)
119 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy
A young girl had her voice magically taken away so that she would never hurt people with it, but her outlook changes when she encounters music and friendship.
37. Taifuu no Noruda (2015)
TV-PG | 26 min | Animation, Short, Drama
The film takes place on a certain isolated island, at a certain middle school, and on the eve of the culture festival. A boy quits baseball after playing his whole life and has a fight with... See full summary »
38. Genocidal Organ (2017)
TV-MA | 115 min | Animation, Sci-Fi
Set in a time when Sarajevo was obliterated by a homemade nuclear device, the story reflects a world inundated with genocide. An American man by the name of John Paul seems to be ... See full summary »
39. Shisha no teikoku (2015)
TV-MA | 120 min | Animation, Sci-Fi, Thriller
After breaking the law of reanimating human corpses, young Watson has to either work for the government or face punishment. He has to go on a secret mission, to find the notes of Viktor Frankenstein, who reanimated the first human corpse.
59 min | Animation, Action, Drama
January 1999: Meet Azaka Kokuto. She plans to win Mikiya over as her lover despite the presence of a dangerous woman named Shiki Ryogi. There is only one problem - Azaka is his sister. And ... See full summary »
42. Ani*Kuri15 (2007– )
1 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama
15 one-minute shorts created by various people from Japan's animation industry. The title of the collection, Ani*Kuri15, is abbreviated from the words "anime" and "creators".
43. Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms (2018)
Not Rated | 115 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
An immortal girl and a normal boy meet and become friends, sharing a bond that lasts throughout the years.