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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 film/show with man's journey of reverse civilization to an extent that he goes naked and hunts for food

I remember watching an animated film or an episode from an animated TV show (maybe anthology) on Indian channel Doordarshan aka DD1 in mid 90s but the movie or show appears to be little older as ...
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Animated short film about a "surrealism salesman"

I'm looking for the name of (and a link to) a 3D short film I saw about 8 years ago or so. I got the impression it was an animation student project or somesuch, but I had come across it so it must ...
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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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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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Animated Teenage boy growing black wings?

I remember this animation from my childhood about a young teenage boy and his sister/girlfriend who were angels. The boy who had blond hair (if I remember clearly) AND was really excited to get his ...
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Fantasy animated movie - a witch inside a bucket, brave bears, strange magic

My friend is looking for a 2D animated movie about a villain inside a water bucket carried by a dog or a wolf that he watched around 2013-2015. He doesn't have much memory of it but he watched it on ...
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Syfy animated film from before 1998 about people in space ships looking for a habitable planet

I watched this film (I believe it was a film as I watched it in its entirety in one go so I don't think it was longer than two hours) one time around 1997/1998. I believe I saw it on MTV's Liquid ...
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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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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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Very old cartoon of a mermaid or sea maiden probably from Warner bros animation

I'm looking for a very old cartoon animation that was probably done by Warner Bros animation. My father got this vhs tape when I was like 2 or 4 years old and I watched the tape several times over the ...
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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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Old animated movie with boy that has adventures in VR-like environments, using a pod in a science lab

So I am looking for an old animated movie that was probably from the 1960~1990s. I do not think it is Disney, but I could be wrong. It looks like a 80s or 90s cartoon movie but I believe it was just a ...
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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 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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Animated series/movie 70s or 80s involving aliens impersonating humans and guy looking for missing girl/sister

I don’t remember much but the few things still in my memory are: There were aliens or some other kind of creatures that were looking like humans and when they die they turn into real form. Main ...
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Animated movie with young girl and spirit world

I'm trying to remember the name of an animated anime-type movie from around 2020. There's a young female lead character who's is like the elder in charge's daughter, but always getting into trouble. ...
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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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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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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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80s movie about robots, like first Transformers or Robotix

Please help identify an old movie I watched as a kid on VHS. The story is about two nations of robots fighting each other in some planet. I'm not sure if there is any humans in this story, robots only....
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an animated show for kids where hero lifts a gauntlet that shows he is the destined hero

This kid imagines himself being in a tournament, but he was dreaming and his dad says he will train him if he cleans up for 2 years. When he is about to finish the time, his dad says 4 years and for ...
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Animated film on TV in the 80s: a crane puts a seed in boy's mouth to bring him back to life

I think it might have been early anime. I don't remember more than a few scenes from it, but I remember Chinese dragons chasing wisdom and a crane putting a seed into a boy's mouth to bring him back ...
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Kid’s TV cartoon show (2000s) involving a group and the 4 elements

I’m trying to find the name of an animated show I used to watch, but can’t see it on any Wikipedia or online lists. I think it was set in Asia, and it was about a group who could use elements like ...
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Animation about a post-apocalyptic world, an ocarina, narwhals

I saw this animation movie when I was a kid, i think in the mid 90's, so it must be from that period or older. We had it on VHS, and it was probably direct to video. I'm pretty sure it's Asian, maybe ...
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Animated TV series with a red string turning into a dragon in the intro

I've been struggling to find a movie for few years now and it's driving me crazy. I watched it every single morning when I was a kid. I'm fifteen now and I watched this in Poland. I'm quite sure it ...
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3D animated movie, space story with alien princess

I can’t find this movie anywhere on the internet maybe I’m not looking hard enough or something. It’s a 3D animated space story aimed at kids about a boy that was frustrated with something (I couldn’t ...
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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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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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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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What is Flip's ethnicity?

In the Little Nemo in Slumberland comic strip written by Winsor McCay (and the famous animated film written by Jean "Moebius" Giraud, Yutaka Fujioka, Chris Columbus, and Richard Outten, and ...
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Web game where a boy invents a device that lets him see tiny creatures made of electricity

I remember being a fan of these promotional animations for a web game which I can't find. The plot was that a boy invents a device for reading electricity but instead it allows him to see tiny ...
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2000s (or earlier) animated fantasy film: girl marries prince, dies in an accident but comes back as a spirit to watch over her baby every night

I'm looking for the title of an animated movie where the girl marries the prince. They have a baby but she gets into an accident shortly thereafter. I don't think she dies immediately but her spirit ...
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Looking for a tragic cartoon short about a robot cat seen on British TV in the 80s

A cartoon I saw as a child in the 80s on British TV made a huge impression on me, but I've never been able to track it down online. It was a one-off short about a scientist who creates a robotic black ...
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Old animated film about an evil villain swapping traits between animals using a weird machines with 2 crystal capsules

I saw this movie many years ago, all I can remember is that it was an animated movie featuring anthropomorphic animals, they were in some sort of journey to an island while riding on a boat and ...
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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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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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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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Animation about three kids who turn into monsters and fight a giant bird at the end

It is the generic trio (the protagonist, the other boy and the girl). They meet little creatures who can merge with them, turning them into monsters (the protagonist is an insect, the other one is a ...
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This old tv show about a kid who solved some ancient puzzles his dad made

I just remember this one part I saw like 15 years ago. Some kid was solving some ancient cube puzzle (I thought his father made it) in a temple and when he touched it the room locked with bars and he ...
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80's Animation Sci-Fi Movie - Woman and man on a planet attacked by large colorful bees

First of all, the movie is not Nausicäa or Time Masters (1982). Although it is kinda similar. What I remember (memory is 17 years old): I saw this movie on Free-TV or VHS in maybe 2002. The ...
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2D animated show/movie with a group of people travelling back in time, held captive by a tribe; one of them is a redhead girl

I watched this animated show/movie back when I was kid, it was a 2D animated movie that had a group of people who somehow time traveled back in time (accidentally, I think) and the characters were in ...
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Old animated movie in which three heroes (two men and one woman) push a big alien into the Sun

There was a animation that had three heroes; two men and one woman. I remember that they finally pushed a big alien into the Sun! Mount Rushmore also was in this movie but the mouth of his face could ...
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Japanese animation from 2012: A boy builds a space ship with alien help

All I remember was that I saw it around 2012, and it was in Japanese, about a kid trying to build his own space ship and go to space. In the end when he finally succeeds at the end of the show it ...
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Name of a 90s animation about a boy and a whale?

There was an animated film in the 90s about a boy who took a shower and flooded the bathroom. When this happened he could swim through the pipes and meet a whale. Does anyone have any idea what the ...
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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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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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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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