Questions tagged [anime]

For questions about the animated media, Anime (アニメ), which generally stems from Japanese animations. Use to either identify the media on a [story-identification] question or disambiguate works where the tag covers the anime and its form in other media.

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I am looking for a cartoon, old one, with virtual reality?

I am getting nostalgic memories about a cartoon/anime that was in the tv when I was a kid, approximately 17 years ago. However lately I was thinking about it a lot and it got my attention, I would ...
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Anime with character that goes to a magic academy

I watched a video on youtube I can't recall the title of the video now it's been a few months. I remember saving it to my watch later list but can't seem to find it. The anime was about a protagonist ...
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Anime where the main character could summon monsters [closed]

I used to watch this anime on Netflix that streamed a while ago it was about how the main character was like searching for these artifacts and with this he could summon like monsters that would fight ...
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Boy were his searching 7-8 stones to save the world [closed]

A boy searching 7 or 8 stones in the whole world to save it with his companions
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Anime where the main character joins a high school where everyone is a robot

There is an anime that I remember reading the description of and I've been trying to find out which anime it was. A summary of the anime: A high school student is fascinated by a particular school (...
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Sci-fi Anime episode search: kid turns into weapon

In the '90s, saw an episode of an anime (Robotech???) where the team encounter a young male child who can turn into an adult-sized cyborg-like destructive weapon (with great anime hair?). The female ...
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Anime movie where two girls meet a giant rabbit creature

I can't remember the name of this one movie where a young girl (6-8) and an older girl (Her sister, probably 12-14) are in a rural countryside area of Japan. The little girl finds this gigantic fluffy ...
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Light novel series where a kid is sent to another world and sacrificed himself in a dungeon

About a year ago, there was this light novel I read and now I can't remember it. It's about his kid who was sent to another world with his class and during a dungeon run, he sacrificed himself to help ...
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Need help finding a 1970-1980s (maybe early 90s) dark Space-SciFi Anime

For years I have been trying to find a anime scifi movie that I saw as a child. First and foremost, it is a movie. It is somewhat dark, maybe even towards horror but somewhat also adventurous. The ...
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Anime movie with two brothers, one has a sword which gets more powerful (but also more evil) when stones are added to it [duplicate]

I watched an anime movie 4-8 years ago. Here's what I can remember: It's about two brothers, they go to school. But the older brother has a sword and has to find gems/stones which make it more ...
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Is there a difference between the Samurai X and Ruroni Kenshin anime?

IS there some significant difference between the Samurai X version and the Rurouni Kenshin anime of the same manga? I'm not speaking here of the different "period" adaptations. Rurouni ...
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Anime with a disabled main character who can walk when she bonds with a boy

This anime is about a disabled girl who I assume was kind of blondish with glasses, she was tortured (and raped?) by her brother. She could gain magic powers by bonding with another boy and walk ...
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Anime/Cartoon where the protagonist finds a lost gem which awakens a red, gold and white lion

I watched this anime/cartoon show on Nickelodeon Sonic, Disney XD or Jetix. There's this boy in some faraway land who discovers a lost gem and awakens a big, ancient beast, which looks like a red, ...
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Animated show where small, toy sized spaceships fight with one another in a kids room

I saw this kids animated show in the 80s or 90s. Kids find tiny spaceship-like toys flying in their house and the tiny spaceships fight with one another. The children intervene to stop the fighting ...
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Which anime chapter/episode featured a trivia whiz proto-speedrunner?

In the manga Yu Yu Hakusho (or possibly Yu-Gi-Oh), I remember a chapter that featured the following: the main characters had to go up against a minor villain, a teenage trivia game whiz who ...
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Old anime where a school girl is a reincarnation of a war god and fights monsters/machines

The anime I am looking for is one I remember very distantly so pardon me for my lack of details. To start it off there is a school girl with brown hair down to her ears/neck who goes on a school trip. ...
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What anime that has a character with green marble in his eye that gives him special abilities/superpowers

I'm trying to remember the name of an anime I watched back in the mid 2000, it was possibly made in the 90s. The premise from what I remember was post-apocalyptic world where planet Earth has been ...
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Anime where girl turns into crystal/stone/glass and dies?

please forgive me, for this is going to be very vague. I remember seeing a scene from an anime or cartoon in my childhood where this girl was surrounded by a group of people and it seemed like she was ...
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Anime with Nanotech armor. The nanites are in the blood stream and form armor when attacked

I rented a movie back in 2005 on the Anime Network. One scene explains how the armor works. The nanobots are in the bloodstream and when attacked the bots rush up from the blood stream up to the skin ...
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Anime about spherical crystals that bestow power to their owners

I don't really remember many details, but I do remember these few things: There are a few spherical gem crystals which give power to their owners and their owners' weapons. There may be between 5-7 ...
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1990s Anime series where people fought in an alternate dimension. If the good guys won, the area where they fought was undamaged

I'm working on some fairly vague memories from when I was in high school and my brother, then in college, was introducing me to anime via the tapes he brought back, which would put this somewhere ...
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Fantasy modern-looking anime about a couple

The guy has blonde hair and the girl has purple hair. It’s modern-looking and a supernatural anime (which included witches). At the end she dies and the guy kisses her and she wakes up in her bedroom. ...
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Cartoon/anime show involving a guy duped by the immortal bad guy, a green stone that gives pain powers, and a blue stone for super strength

They wear the shirt color of their gems, and they fly all over the world in a jet looking for other people who have gems. The bad guy tricks the first character to take his side and later finds out he ...
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1990-2000s mecha anime series or movie, white mecha, wings, and pilot sacrifice

Looking for a mecha anime either a series or movie between 1990 and early 2000s. All I remember is the mecha being white and wielding a sword. I don’t recall if the pilot had angel type wings or the ...
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Anime where the school boy hero is good with puzzles, can fly with an item he collects

I remember watching a anime in which the hero school boy is good with puzzles,and they collect some lockets, or something, he can fly when he attaches one thing he collected, they collect with ...
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90s/00s anime with a kid and his battle robot that he upgrades to fight in arena battles

Anime that I'm pretty sure was dubbed and brought over to NA that I watched in late 90s maybe early 00s. Premise was a kid and his battle robot that he upgraded from time to time to do some kind of ...
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Anime Identification - Female mage bitten by small creature

(Anywhere that text is italicised indicates my uncertainty to the claims veracity) I'm searching for an anime (Japanese-style animation) movie/series (although it felt more like a feature film), that ...
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Anime about seven swords, main character's sword has a wind attack, another uses feathers as weapons

I remember watching an anime about warriors (ninjutsu?) each wielding a special sword. The main character, if I'm not mistaken, is carrying a wood sword with a wind attack. The most memorable enemy is ...
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Alien invasion happened and humanity made powered armor suits to fight

I don't exactly know the name of this anime/cartoon so here I am describing it. It was aired in 2002 on TV. The story contained mainly an alien invasion and a force of power armor guys who fight the ...
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Anime about a character in a magic world but with no magic, so he builds guns instead

I remember watching an anime that had a white-haired and red-eyed main character; there's also a blonde loli as a side character. The main character is in a magic world, but knows no spells, so he ...
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Anime series where the Earth was suddenly surrounded by a kind of energy sphere in the sky, blocking anyone from leaving

I'm sorry I can't give any details, but I just remember I once saw a Japanese anime series. I think it was about a (future) Earth where the Earth was suddenly surrounded by a kind of (blue) energy ...
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Early 2010s animated TV show about magic dice [duplicate]

This was an animated show with teenage characters from the early 2010s. It was more on the childish side I guess, and I specifically remember it having to do with magic dice that when you rolled it ...
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Space Anime with super large spaceship, lonely cube AI and young girl crowned as its queen!

So, someone looking for a specific space anime and I want to help him. His description about it: https://forums.spacebattles.com/threads/looking-for-a-specific-space-anime-pls-help.869977/ so i'm ...
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80’s Sci-fi anime with an outside force attacking the planet resulting in space battles [duplicate]

Anime film or series from the 80's. There is this hostile extraterrestrial force that attacks the planet. Action takes place in space near the planet and with spaceship battles. The planet sea level ...
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Why did the Torumekians kill King Jhill?

A Torumekian airship in distress appears over the Valley of the Wind. Despite Nausicaa's efforts, it crashes with the loss of all hands. Soon after this, the peace of the valley is shattered when ...
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How was SEELE able to find the last angel (Kaworu)?

At the end of the original series, Gendo Ikari seems to be diverging from their original idea, and to prevent this SEELE (committee?) sends Kaworu to NERV directly, aiming to make contact with the ...
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Anime about high school student that protect their school from monster or maybe ghost

I remember watching this anime when I was a kid around 2008. Here's the details that I remember about this anime: There are two main characters, male and female They wear some kind of Japanese ...
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Anime/cartoon about two kids trying to depetrify all humans

I just remember a few things: Anime/cartoon about a girl and a boy, the girl had some magical power I think and she was given a special cannon or mortar or some form of firing device (not an arm) I ...
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Mech suit anime where the pilot gets full control over the suit if the mech decides to merge with them

Looking for a mech anime series where if the mech suit chooses to merge with the human pilot, he receives total control over the suit but if destroyed in combat will die with the suit. The main ...
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Anime movie from the 90s, where characters fight monsters with supernatural/psychic powers?

This is a long shot, but I remember walking into a video tape rental store and saw this playing, but the attendant didn't know the name of the film. I only saw it for a few minutes, and it was a sub, ...
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Anime where a man shoots bullets controlled by small creatures

I'm trying to find an anime in which guy is shooting a normal-looking revolver, but there are little creatures riding the bullets yelling and making the bullets bounce in crazy ways to shoot people. ...
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Why did L not prevent the report of Kira's tests in the police database if he already concluded he must have had access to such information?

For some reason, the genius L only said not to report that information to the media. But in the previous episode he had already concluded that Kira had to have access to police information. Episode 3: ...
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2014/16 Mecha anime where the main character went to an island and a man with white hair popped out who he had to fight

This is an anime from a while back I remember catching an episode of it (not sure which). But basically it was like a mecha anime and they had to go to this island for some reason. Inside the island ...
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90s anime with a kid running away in a sewer with his two-headed dog, Cerberus

When I was a kid in the 90s, I remember bits of pieces of this anime, it might have been an OVA given the quality if I remember right. The parts I remember are this kid who I assume was the main ...
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Anime: 2 girls at a cafe, gem falls into one of their drinks

I can't remember this anime I watched. All I know is there were 2 girls sitting at cafe and a bunch of guys came out of the sky, they were after a gem that fell into one of the girls' drinks. The gem ...
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Anime: boy transforms into white+orange being after a terrorist attack

Typical Japanese style anime art, it was a series. It has been around for more than 6 years. I think it mixed fantasy and sci-fi. It was certainly not Isekai and it has no magic, it feels more like ...
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Anime about a girl with marks around her neck

I saw an AMV maybe a year ago. In it there was a girl who had marks around her neck. The AMV had moments in which people were guillotined, and it appeared that the girl carried a curse with her, that ...
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Anime/cartoon where a kid has to save his grandma that turned to stone

Anime/cartoon where a kid has to save his grandma that turned to stone, and has to save her by getting all the "types" of creatures which help him fight.
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Anime about a city where you must not lose your mask, otherwise you lose your face

I remember the first chapter where the main character is visiting a city with his/her pet (I don’t remember the gender or if the pet was a human). The thing is you don’t have to lose your mask because ...
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Anime movie where a girl meets a butterfly/moth boy

I don't remember much about it. It was an old anime or perhaps western animation, most likely anime. All I remember is there was a girl and a fairy boy reminiscent of a moth or butterfly. They would ...

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