Questions tagged [animation]

Use this tag on story-identification questions about works in unknown styles of animation in conjunction with another media tag such as [movie] or [short-film] when [animated-series] wouldn't make sense. Use [anime] or [cartoon] if the style of animation is known.

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Animated movie with dragons and a boy and girl from warring factions/kingdoms

I had watched the movie when I was younger and have no memory of its title. It is an animated movie that couldn't have come out after 2013. The animation was also super choppy compared to things like ...
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Fantasy movie that was animation, I believe

I watched bit of this movie when I was a kid. One thing I remember is someone battling a large spider. There was a scene underwater or around water as well. This must have been between 2000-2005. I ...
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Resident Evil parody animation with Jill fighting Nemesis

In 2023, I ran into a cartoon animation involving Jill Valentine fighting Nemesis, I think on Facebook. It looked like it was in a hand-drawn style, with fairly fluid, if cartoonish, animation (it ...
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Animated Short About a Hand in a Flower Pot

I saw this between 2000 and 2005, guessing it's 5 to 10 minutes long. Think it looked like a drawing on a chalkboard; with a dark background and colored lines, it was 2D animation. It depicts someone ...
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TV show with a teenage kid who could turn into a dragon

I remember watching an animated TV show mid 2000’s where there was this teenage kid who could turn into a dragon. He kept his human form but gained abilities of a dragon. I very roughly remember this ...
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3D sci-fi animation the team mascot is swallowed by a sky-dwelling monster named Leviathan

A 3D sci-fi animation. A group of friends has a mascot who is swallowed by a sky-dwelling monster named Leviathan. Other people are swallowed too. In the end Leviathan is defeated and the people ...
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Animated movie about flood with female turtle as twist villain

I am trying to identify an animated movie. I owned a DVD around 10-15 years ago. It's about a boy, a girl, the boy's dad and an African woman playing as the mother figure for the boy (I don't ...
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3D animated show with 4 kids, 3 boys and 1 girl

There was a show that was 3D animated, i believe on Cartoon Network, that featured 4 kids w/ 3 boys and 1 girl. All I can remember is that the girl wore pink and might’ve had a low brown ponytail? The ...
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Fantasy kids' show involving three characters, one with a long blue hexagon gauntlet across forearm which turned them into different beasts

I recall seeing this show about seven years or more ago on TV. It had three main characters; one girl and two boys. One of the boys was an inventor, they had blonde hair, the other had dark brown hair ...
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Norse-based fantasy show where protagonist can use every ability?

I'm looking for an animated series (100% not an anime) taking place in a fantasy world that might have had a Nordic aesthetic, where everyone had a unique superpower. (i.e. wings, ice manipulation, ...
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Animated show with a main character named Nazire or Nasir who has a companion with dragon parents

It's been a while since I last viewed the animation. The name of the main character is a bit unclear, but it's either Nazire or Nasir. He hails from a royal background and was destined to meet his ...
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Animated movie where there some people who fly with robotics suits

I don’t honestly remember much; it’s an animated movie I watched eight or so years ago. The suits might have been a part of their body or not, I don’t remember. They allowed them to fly and were some ...
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Sci-Fi short animation - Heist, robot unlocks door by kissing it

I watched an animated short-film (under 10 minutes) on YouTube about some sort of heist. I think it was either someone's personal project, or maybe an animation school project. It's in a Sci-Fi ...
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Identify movie/series involving space travel and supernatural entity

I vaguely remember a show that I once watched but I do not have enough elements to identify it and until now all my attempts have been unsuccessful. I was probably drunk or high or both when I watched ...
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Animated show in which the main character could turn his arm into a giant cannon

I'm trying to remember a name of a show. I can't remember when it aired though I'm guessing early 2000s is around the time frame. The main character (MC) had an ability that turned his arm into a ...
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A video poem/story about a stranded astronaut digesting himself

This only recently came back up in my memory, and for the life of me I cannot find it anywhere. The video consisted of an increasingly worrying situation based around an astronaut, I believe male, who ...
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Looking for the name of a 1980s Sci-fi animated film with one of the characters was a die with arms and legs and used the black dots as pockets

Looking for the name of a 1980s Sci-fi animated film with one of the characters was a die with arms and legs and used the black dots as pockets. I think they have been on a spaceship as well. The die ...
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Animated movie about evil rats ruling the world

There was an animated movie about evil rats ruling the world form 90s or 80s (I think it was made in Europe). There were a group of people trying to survive and avoid the rats. Both people and the ...
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An animated series or a full-length film about teenagers who possess superpowers

An animated series or a full-length film about teenagers who possess superpowers. They weren't typical Marvel or DC heroes. I remember there was a boy who had yellowish green skin with growths, as if ...
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What animated show from Netflix had a boy go to another world and meet a little red monster with one horn

A few years ago I remember watching a animated kids show where a boy finds a watch looking thing (I think) that teleported him to a world with monsters and he meets a little bipedal red one-horned ...
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Trying to identify a specific animated show from my childhood

I'm 25 years old, and I have a vague memory of an animated kids show where the characters used data chips or cards to give themselves different abilities. I think I remember the Main character using a ...
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Strange 3D Animal Movie Set in Venice?

What Is It: 3D Animated Movie What Made It Memorable: A scene where the villain frees some leeches from a jar to drain the canals of Venice. She complains that it was rather underwhelming to release ...
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Netflix animated show that had magical elements, and one of the main characters had dark magic (?)

It was three kids, maybe, and had something to do with crystals? I distinctly remember one moment where one of the kids had to use dark magic to solve a problem, and was scared the other kids would ...
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What is the name of this movie

Kids movie from early 2000s, was quite bad animation ( similar to Happily N’ever after 2006) Original language was English, watched it in the UK Definitely involved some type of ostrich racing or ...
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Name of cartoon that had kids that shrunk down and rode bugs

Here are the details and things I remember about it: This was back around 2012-13, 2014 at the very latest. It was animated, I am pretty sure it was a cartoon and not anime. I think it was French(...
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I'm looking for a show where a teen (I think) can see or transform into this yellow monster

I'm looking for a show where a teen (I think) can see or transform into this yellow monster. I remember the show being on Netflix at one point and it has this character travelling through these ...
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90s/80s animated movie involving a kid, a worm-like alien, and treasure

I am looking for an animated movie which is about a kid who finds a worm-like alien. Somewhere in the movie this worm-like alien gets captured by a guy in a suit and a woman. Where it finds other ...
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Identify an animated cartoon I watched in the mid 80s (space alien/ghost battle??)

Seen on TV or VHS in the early/mid 80s (United States). Could have been from the 70's too. I do not recall much about the general plot. I believe it involves a set of siblings (as kids), I think four ...
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Animation which involves a spherical floating robot and a little girl

I've been trying to find this video forever and the only way I can remember is that it was an anime music video which was on one of those dance machines in an arcade but here is the description: A ...
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Looking for animation about a little girl and a boy who can shapeshift into a shark

I first watched this animation on Youtube several years ago; 4-5 is my best guess. What I remember: The girl wore yellow and had either blue hair or eyes; or both The boy was an assailant trying to ...
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TV show about 4 people who gain elemental powers (earth, air, fire, ice) and fight evil

I can't remember much, but these four animated people find a castle and they gain elemental powers. They then find this girl who tells them to guard a weird looking blue orb. The villains then get to ...
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3D CGI film with robot mecha that move the way the pilots move, and the pilots share damage with them

The mecha are unique and one boy finds an ancient robot. Few people have mecha and one is an arrogant blond boy. At the end, one guy sacrifices himself and is stabbed with glowing tentacles. I think ...
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Help needed identifying an animated series, space opera, mid to late 80s, broadcast in United Kingdom

I’m at the end of my tether trying to identify an animated series, aimed at children (but containing mature themes/scenes), broadcast in the UK in the mid to late 80s. I have vivid memories of large ...
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TV show where groups of three heroes and villains battle using cards that gave them abilities and creature transformations

I've recently gone on a binge of shows I've watched as a child and one show recently came to mind In this show there are three protagonists. Two males and one female. The female being related to the ...
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Cartoon from the '80s/early '90s about a huge robot that flies through space and had a train behind him with people/children that he saved

I'm trying to find the name of an cartoon/anime from the '80s, maybe '90s. I remember there was a huge, friendly robot that in one scene flies through space and, instead of legs, he had like a train ...
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Weird 2D animated bug movie, possible lost media

This movie has plagued my mind ever since I’ve seen it. I’ve racked my brain for years trying to remember what it was called. What Is It: 2D Animated Movie What It Is Not: A Bug’s Life or Minuscule: ...
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Old ('80s?) cartoon/anime with some kids who find a spaceship and go on a space journey with a princess

Old (possibly '80s?) cartoon/anime with male kids/youngsters. I think I remember one main boy character that loves the princess, one with glasses, and a chubby one. They find a landed spaceship with ...
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Animated show where characters had crystals on their bodies that gave powers [duplicate]

i am looking for a show that i have vaguely in my memories so I dont remember much about it but what i remember is: the characters had crystals or something similar on their bodies said crystals gave ...
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Animated show where there are 3 kids and the main kid can transform using bracelet and crystals

I am looking for this one show that was on Netflix back in 2013-16 I believe there were three kids and the main character finds this bracelet that, with a stone, can transform into an orange monster. ...
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Old cartoon or anime about three superheroes living in a space ship and doing jobs for a Greek god [duplicate]

I vaguely remember this cartoon or anime about three superheroes living in a space ship and doing jobs for a Greek god. It must have been early 80s or late 70s. I think the god appeared on a screen ...
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Old scifi movie with female aliens and female protagonist

There was this old animated scifi movie I watched as kid. All I remember is there’s a female who is the main character with white hair I think and she eventually gets abducted by these female alien ...
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Animated space movie with an all-women crew who are killed except for one who has a son

It is an old animated movie; I watched it on videotape around 1999-2002. I remember that the action is in space, the crew members are women. At the end of the movie, there are only two left alive, ...
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Anime/cartoon with a man whose shirt rips off and eyes glow red when he activates two metal objects

I've been searching for this anime/cartoon for about 15 years. My local VHS library had this anime (I guess) movie. I can only remember this one scene. On a hill, near a dojo-like house with those ...
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French (?) animated 2d movie where a man follows a woman through various historical and future times

I’m really desperate to find the name of the 30-40 min animated 2d film I’ve watched in my childhood. I remember the general plot and some scenes in the movie. The story revolves around a man and the ...
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Episode from 90s X-Men cartoon where all the X-Men are defeated by a single individual

While scrolling the X-Men section in the Disney+ catalog, I started to remember a scene from the 90s X-Men cartoon. As far as I remember, this was a multipart episode which ended like this: Before ...
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Cartoon with rubies that empower animals and awaken a legendary beast

I only remember the first episode of the cartoon, in which a boy stole some red ruby stones from the enemy and ran. The enemies started chasing the boy. The rubies were used for activating some small ...
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Cartoon about 3, maybe 4 kids that use a portal to travel to another world and fight evil with these weird animals

I remember watching a show during my childhood, maybe when I was 12-13. There were 3-4 kids who were the main characters. I think the main boys name was hiro/hero. He found a portal or some sort of ...
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Animated show where a slave boy tries to escape and is then told to find a robot fugitive

I started a show a few months ago on a streaming app and I can't remember the name of it. I thought it was a Star Wars spin-off at first. It was animated and the first episode or the beginning took ...
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Animated film about a blond boy who helps a witch and is granted a single wish as a reward

It is about a blond kid who basically sucks at everything. He helps a witch who rewards him by granting him one "wish" for one day. He then found a bit of a cheat and said he wanted to be ...
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The name of a 80s or 90s animated series where a trio goes on an adventure?

I cannot for the life of me find this show. I’m not sure where it aired but I remember a few details. It was fantasy like and a blonde protagonist goes on a journey with a man and girl. The girl can ...
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