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Questions tagged [anime]

For questions about the animated media, Anime (アニメ), which generally stems from Japanese animations.

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80s/90s anime with three robots waken up, and had to be taken down by another robot because they weren't good

I'm looking for a title of an old 80's/early 90's anime featuring large robots. What I can remember is that there were 3 (I think) buried. Something woke them up, they weren't good... and I think ...
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Anime where the main character's brother sacrifices himself by driving a missile or ship to its explosion

Please help me identify an anime which I forgot the name of. All I can remember is a scene about the brother of the main character sacrificing himself by driving a missile or ship to a place in order ...
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80s-90s anime (movie or series) in which an armored girl exchanges age with a dying man on a beach

What is the name of an anime from 80s-90s movie/series in which there is a scene, maybe the end, where a girl (who has an​ armor) exchanges age with a dying man in a beach, so the man transforms into ...
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Anime about a girl that is saved from a strange life form in a forest by a man

I watched an anime once about a girl with brown hair. She met a man in a forest that saved her from a strange life form. That man ends up being her soulmate from another time line. I believe they was ...
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Trying to find a Anime where a different monster is summoned from a dice roll for each person

The anime in question was one where you would summon a monster from a dice roll and each monster was different depending on the person who was summoning it.
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Anime where guy has been hiding for all his life, is caught stealing food, and attends an academy for piloting mech suits

I've been trying to think of the title but it's an anime where a guy has been hiding most of his life and using this training simulation pod thing but when he goes to steal food he is caught by the ...
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Adult Swim anime movie had people in robots fighting kaiju-like creatures

I watched a show 6-8 years ago about people that got into robots to fight kaiju-like creatures. It was kind of like Pacific Rim. The main character was a guy who was school. A girl that tried to ...
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Anime with the main character that can transform his arm into a giant cannon

When I was a kid, about 8 to 11 years old, I saw this anime about a teenage boy that can transform his arm into a giant cannon. There's this antagonist that eats a whole human from that anime and he ...
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What is the name of the anime kids, mecha and fantasy series with a group of 4?

I am looking for an old kids, mecha, fantasy anime series which possibly aired on Toonami, Cartoon Network or a channel possibly before that. The main cast consisted of a group of 5, with 4 of them ...
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Retro anime with bloody skeletons wielding axes and guns

If someone knows what anime these images are from, please tell me. All I know is that it's from a retro anime from around 1985.
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Old anime show with a guy with red orbs in his arms that summon things

I watched this anime quite some time ago. I've been trying to find it for a few months because I never finished it. It started with this boy/guy who is in a metro city kind of setting. He goes ...
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Anime about prisoners in a warehouse being attacked by monsters; main character went off on his own and finds a school/hospital he felt he knew

There were prisoners and they were brought to a warehouse. They were told they had to do something I can't recall. They were given weapons to accomplish the task when suddenly a bunch of monsters ...
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Anime with a teen boy who explores a crashed alien ship in the forest and now has demon powers

From what I remember once he got his demon powers he would fight other demons or monsters with that power but he wasn't able to control it until later on. In the ending of the anime he fights someone ...
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Anime series about a pair of twins and a doctor [closed]

I remember watching an anime series in the 2000s, that had as main protagonist a male doctor, that in the past rescued the life of a pair of twins, one of them male, the other female. As they grew up,...
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Anime Series about a boy with reset-button

I remember watching an anime between 2007 to 2014, that centered about a boy that was supposed to be some kind of artifact that could be quenched for a lot of energy, but should he survive till ...
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Anime/cartoon: Tony and his 2 companions find the gems that fit into the legendary book

Tony, a boy from Earth, was running in a race and stopped to do his laces, is pulled over into the other world while his soon to be female companion tries to steal the book, thinking that she is the ...
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An anime with necklaces with crystals to summon monsters

I watched an anime around 2008-2010. In it, the main characters use crystals to summon monsters to fight. All I can remember is the main characters' appearances: one was a red hair male middle age ...
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Anime TV show (2000s) in which the characters analyse the creature stats using a device similar to a Pokédex

There was this anime TV show in the 2000s, which featured the main character fighting against the evils on getting the 5 legendary creatures. Whoever can get all 5 of them together will unleash the ...
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Anime about a boy with powers engraved on his back, monsters turn into crystals when dead

Anime in which a boy who follows a goddess and has some fire ball powers. The powers are like images on his back which only the goddess can read. He goes into the tower to kill monsters which turn ...
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Finding anime from my childhood with a boy, a girl, and a robot looking for gems

So there was this one anime/cartoon when I was a kid that I watched but I can't remember its name. But I remember that there were a boy, a girl, and a guy robot if you could say. The mission was to ...
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Anime series with a girl who exudes shadow. Her brother(?) goes into the shadow city in a mecha suit

I'm trying to identify an anime series I watched in 2012-2014. There is a darkness that has swallowed up a city, which has allowed residents to flee from the city, as nothing can live / breathe in ...
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2010s (?) anime in which a girl trains to drive an alien battleship; her mother works in alien surveillance

A couple years ago I watched an anime on Netflix, maybe 2015-2017... It was about a girl whose mom I think worked at some government or intergalactic facility that kept an eye on aliens (who looked ...
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Anime with female main character who dies trying to kill dragons again and again and is resurrected with new powers

An anime where a town is under the rule of despotic dragons. A girl decides to fight them, she gets killed and comes back with a new super power every time till she defeats all of them. Really old ...
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Anime where two ships merge together and mechs that join up

This is set in the future when Earth is split between two organisations. Women and men split and went to space but both have went in opposite directions. The guys and the girls both have mechs that ...
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Anime about a blue-haired AI with a plasma cannon on her arm, who broke her programming to save her master

The plot was that this blue haired AI was a prototype with a plasma cannon on her arm, and she became a servant of this guy and eventually fell in love. She broke her programming to save him. She had ...
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Anime about a pirate submarine on a flooded mars

Around 5 to 10 Years ago I had seen an anime series that was set on Mars, which was flooded to create pretty much an ocean world. The main character - a stereotypical male teen ditz - was picked up ...
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Anime in which a man wields a gun loaded with different-coloured shells, each action scene is preceded by a pumping heart clip

So this is when I was still quite young so it might not be accurate. The details I could vividly remember is this man's weapon, it is sort of a gun. Before his epic action scene, there will always be ...
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2000s (?) cartoon/anime in which a girl who had to go inside her PC's world

I've been thinking for a month now about this very old cartoon or even Japanese anime, in which there was a girl who had to go inside a PC to protect someone (the prod of that PC word?). The story ...
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Anime with gems linked to different animals, each one having a superpower; one antagonist rides a robot spider

I remember that a guy with a girl I think travel to collect gems on his arm and in those gems it has animals and every animal has a different superpower... I remember also that there's an evil guy ...
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80s anime in which a female looking cyborg doesn't want to be destroyed in a waste disposal

This female cyborg was trapped in a waste deposit, she was protecting what appears to be her child. She doesn't want to be destroyed/recycled. She wanted to live. This female robot was originally a ...
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Animated movie about a card game that came to life

While thinking about old movies and shows me an my cousin watched as kids, we remembered an animated movie that had a bunch of school kids who had this card game come to life. And no it was not Yu-Gi-...
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Anime where people defeat a demon boss and the main character receives the demon's power

Anime where a lot of people had to defeat a demon boss but the main character defeated the demons then the demon boss gave his power to him by going inside him. There was a triangle pyramid with a ...
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Anime about a boy with a weapon in his wrist

I’m trying to find an anime I use to see about two years ago. It’s similar to Attack on Titan but different plot to a point. The story was that a kid gets this bracelet embedded in his wrist that ...
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Anime about a guy that goes to a magic school but doesn't have any magic

Got told of an anime about a guy that goes to a magic school but doesn't have any magic. Heard he had black gloves and some students don't want to let him in because he doesn't have magic so he fights ...
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Anime/cartoon with kids battling with robots in a game

So I watched this as a kid, best guess was around the early 2000’s. It was dubbed in Cantonese so the actual show might be older. The show follows a couple of kids and some professor type character. ...
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Anime about a boy, who wants to be a geographer, has a large battle scar on his back

A boy has a large scar on his back from a battle, in which his brother and father died. The boy wants to be a geographer and so the mom hires a world known assassin who is good at disguising himself. ...
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Anime with birds and a vibrating building

I watched this as an animated cartoon. I assume from my memory of the style that it was Japanese anime. The story follows a small group of security personnel dealing, at first, with the problem of ...
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Anime preview about a young girl standing in a window being pulled upward by illuminated strings

I saw this preview for what looked like an anime in the 90s or early 00s. I can't remember what film it was shown as a preview in, but I remember a few details: There was a scene of the preview with ...
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Anime: people are on a space ship that never lands, something aboard the ship that's very dark, old enough to have been on VHS

I remember this anime vaguely but it made me feel quite creeped out, I don't think it had multiple parts but it certainly could have. Possibly people were cryogenically asleep or something? I seem ...
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Anime identification from an image with a bejeweled skeleton

I saw this on a YouTube video and was trying to figure out which anime this is from.
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Animated series whose main character wears a red gauntlet on his arm

The main character has a gauntlet or a similar gadget in his arm that summons different creatures either for combat or just as companions, and also a yo-yo that he uses in combat and infuses it with ...
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Mecha anime where 2 girls fight with mechas

Looking for a mecha anime I saw on a YouTube ad; it's was about 15 mins long and started out showing a girl being choked by a girl with white hair and yellow eyes. The girl being choked had blue hair ...
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Anime where this black haired boy goes to rescue this girl from a villain

Around 2006 I watched an anime (movie) where this black haired boy goes to rescue this girl from a villain. I don’t remember the girl but I distinctly remember two scenes. The first is while on his ...
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Cartoon or anime about people with elemental powers who could see auras

I used to watch a cartoon/anime on TV (On Disney or Disney XD, USA, english) when I was younger, I guess around early to mid 2000's. I remember the following about it: the characters had elemental ...
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Anime about a boy and 2 girls and they had to find these mechas

I was trying to find this old anime I used to watch, it was about a boy and 2 girls (1 with red hair and I remember the other one had blue hair) and they had to find these mechas. I remember there ...
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Anime where students are transported to another world and awaken a female robot/witch

The story begins with a group of high school students entering a different dimension/world. The main male character awakens a female robot/witch by using her wand/staff which is key shaped at the end ...
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Anime where character finds buried mech suit [closed]

I’m looking for an anime I remember from many years ago, I want to say it is a Gundam series but I can’t recall. I remember the character finding a mecha suit buried for some reason and when he got ...
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Anime with humans fighting aliens and telepathy involved

Probably 70's or 80's. Story is that a girl discovers a golden halo (if I remember correctly it was gold and went around the head more or less like a crown) which gives her telekinetic powers. But ...
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An anime about a boy related to gems/crystals

I'd watched the anime between 2008 and 2012, although I feel it was closer to 2010. The anime was originally Japanese but had English subtitles, I'm not sure it had even been dubbed. The anime had ...
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Cartoon from the 80's or early 90's with 3 robot suits

This was a cartoon TV show from the 80's or early 90's. There were 3 different sets of robotic suits one small, one medium and a large one. The small one would go inside the medium one, and then the ...