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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Anime about two children whose respective fathers are turned to stone in the intro by a sorceress

I saw the series in the early to mid 90s. The fathers may have been tied to pillars in a throne room before being turned to stone by a sorceress, which was shown in the intro sequence. Throughout the ...
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Anime about a girl who could see a kingdom up in the clouds that only she could see

Back in my early teens, I discovered this anime about a girl who could see a kingdom up in the clouds that only she could see. She would try to ignore it and definitely wouldn't talk about it to ...
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Anime movie/series about school students that go to another world with rocky territory, they fight square monsters

I’m trying to find a movie or series, it was an anime or some animation if I remember right. I watched it around 2010-2016. I remember it had school students and they transport to another world or ...
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TV show where a kid summons/transforms into a monster to battle

I'm looking for a TV series from around 2010-2014. I think it was an animated show following a kid who builds(?) things that he can use to duel people. In a duel, it's 1-v-1 and you pick a battlefield,...
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Anime about two girls who transport a loner kid from a classroom to a fantasy world

There's also this alien they can ask a question every time they complete stuff for him. Like saving a village. Also another task is in the "real" current Japan. The boy gets a girl out of a ...
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Anime with little dolls which look like girls in mecha suits fighting as commanded

Anime with little dolls which look like girls in mecha suits fighting as commanded. I once watched a teaser for this anime. I don't know if they were 'micro girls' or human-like dolls/robots dressed ...
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Cartoon where main character has this weird blue or yellow soul core that can fuse with a big blue/yellow/white monster

This Cartoon or anime was on Netflix back during the beginning of 2016 (not released that year I think). I can remember some scenes: during the first or second episode, the main character is the only ...
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Does anybody know the anime name of 6 girls, who go and fight I believe alien monsters?

It's not "Glitter Force", but another anime similar to it. I don't remember much of it, but I remember these girls got sent to another world where there be a jungle and such, and they would ...
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2000s anime where the main character collects round magic stones with a bracelet

I think it came out between 2000-2010. Saw this in anime club in high school. Can't remember some details. The main character finds a bracelet, gets these round stones, and the bracelet collects them? ...
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Anime movie about two brothers, made around 2005-2015

The movie starts with one of the brothers that I will call Jorge (not an actual name) falling from a cliff while fighting a devilish person with third eye in the jungle. After waking up he needs to ...
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Anime where children go to a school to learn to fight with powers they get from orbs

I saw this a long time ago so the details are vague, I apologise. I remember just a specific scene. A bunch of children are being trained to use their powers and then, I think, when the training ...
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Mecha anime (maybe movie) about a dormant mech's ghost girl choosing a boy to pilot

I'm looking for an 90s or older anime that aired on Adult Swim back in early 2000s (maybe 2010). I only got to see a little bit of it and am unsure if it was supposed to be a movie or a series. The ...
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Manga where the main character is raised by 4 demon lords or monsters

So I have little other context than the title but I remember seeing some trailers of it's anime but I can't recall the name at all. In the trailers it shows a young boy that's raised by the ...
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Which anime is this image of a snake girl cuddling a boy from?

I just stumbled upon this image on social media: Can you please identify this anime or the source of the image? Google Reverse Image Search isn’t helping.
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Why didn't they just use Ironclad Beetles hybrid fighters, or at least one of them, to deal with the roaches in Terra Formars?

I mean I understand having all the cast use this power would be OP in terms of durability, making for a bad story, but having at least one fighter with this ability would be so helpful in dealing with ...
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Anime or cartoon about a dragon who falls under a spell to steal gold from banks

Anime or cartoon about a dragon who falls under a spell to steal gold from banks. These kids help stop bad guys and the dragon sends the bad guys to a magic jail. I think one of the girls falls in ...
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Was "Is this a pigeon?" from The Brave Fighter of Sun Fighbird, inspired by Bambi?

Is what has now become a famous meme, Yutaro Katori, a human android asks: Is this a pigeon? When seeing a butterfly, as they're still learning to recognise the difference. On watching the much ...
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Anime where in the first episode, the main character is new to a school that happens to have demons/monsters in it

I remember watching the first episode of an anime, but I don't remember the name of it. I can recall bits and pieces of it in hopes that someone may know what I am talking about. There is a male ...
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Anime from the mid-2000s to early-2010s, about people with gauntlets which give them powers

This is all the information I could remember, but since it's been years, it's not much. It was an anime from the mid-2000s to early-2010s, I'm pretty sure (could also be later '90s, but there's a ...
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Anime or animation about giant ape vs asian dragons

I saw this when I was a kid, about 10 years ago, what I remember is that a great ape was tearing a dragon in two just like this image
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Anime shown on TV in the mid-'90s featuring a black robot hidden under a tennis court

This anime was running on TV in the mid-'90s and I don't remember much except that it included a black robot hidden under a tennis court, which had some yellow numbers on his shoulder, probably 88 or ...
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What is Flip's ethnicity?

In the Little Nemo comic strip written by Winsor McCay (and the famous animated film written by Jean "Moebius" Giraud, Yutaka Fujioka, Chris Columbus, and Richard Outten, and directed by ...
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Episode of "The Familiar of Zero" where Saito feeds Tabitha's dragon again

I've forgotten which episode of The Familiar of Zero Saito feeds Tabitha's dragon again in. Because it's been a long since I last watched it, and I don't remember the scene.
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Fantasy TV anime or Western cartoon series with a medieval type setting mid 1980s

The only thing I remember about this show was the end credit sequence had a parade where a female jester does acrobatics while people are throwing confetti and such. I think the jester was wearing ...
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Anime about a female vigilante who fights psychics and robots, and gets turned against by the city she lives in

I don't remember much about this anime because I watched it when I was a child (2005-2008-ish). I remember there was a female who was like a vigilante and she had this sidekick, who was I think a lot ...
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1980s sci-fi anime film with a scene where a human boy and an alien are walking through a swamp, and the alien is caught and killed by living vines [duplicate]

Now the details I have are vague, but I remember that there was a human boy who was accompanied by an adult-sized alien, who I think was hairy and maybe had a sort of anteater-looking face. The scene ...
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Old anime where a kid fuses/merges with a white tiger spirit or god

I’m looking for a manga. I can’t remember if it’s by Viz media or Tokyopop but my school used to have it in its library. There was a kid that fused/merged with a white tiger spirit or god or something,...
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Anime about mecha robots traveling into fairy tales

I've been trying to identify an anime from my childhood. Is a mix of sci-fi and fantasy. The plot was about some people that travel to fairy tales (or some world that resembles the ones in fairy tales)...
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Anime about monsters that have elemental gems in their foreheads and can evolve like Digimon

I've been searching for an anime that was shown during my elementary school years, around 2004-2008. The story was about monsters that have elemental gems in their foreheads. They could evolve like ...
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Anime/cartoon where teens fight alongside creatures coming out of artifacts [duplicate]

I sadly don't remember much, but I think it aired about 2006-2010. I remember the main character had a creature by his side which had wings and I think one eye, and it was a greyish color. They fought ...
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Anime where a villain tries to kill the heroes by placing them in a giant centrifuge

I've only watched one scene from this anime. Although it is an anime, that's not to imply that it is or isn't from Japan. In the scene, the bad guy tries to kill the protagonists by restraining them ...
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Help identifying obscure anime movie from 80s- cat is really a girl [duplicate]

I've been trying to recall an anime movie from the 80s that I'd watched as a kid. What I remember is there's a black cat with a red bow who either turns into a girl, or was originally a girl ...
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Anime like mechs. The protagonist is a girl

It's an anime I think new. I remember very few things. I remember that in one part there were many robots in a place like a prison where they were in poor condition and what kind of aliens or superior ...
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Military anime with a main character who can power up others

This anime character is from a military anime and he has a power from a contract with a shrine/deity that lets him power ups others. In one scene, he powers up an entire army and he did this with ...
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Anime about a girl and few other person get chosen by gem power and they can summon some kind of arm weapon

I watched this movie when I was a kid and I never finished it. It's about a group of students who get chosen by some gem and they have the ability to summon some kind of arm weapon like in High School ...
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Anime about a boy who jumps dimensions with his dog and a girl and meets a Omnyo mystic

I watched this years ago. He lives in a town that’s being sold and destroyed, jumps dimensions with his friends and dog and meets a Omnyo mystic in one of the dimensions.
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Anime from the 2000s or early 2010s, where they have powers by using gloves with gems in them

The main character is a young girl with a red gem and fire powers and can throw fireballs. One of the side characters got green hacker-like powers. It was dubbed in Albanian and the last arc they ...
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Anime where a man / boy's pet cat is turned into a non-catgirl human

Anime, or possibly a Light Novel, where a man / boy's pet cat is turned into a non-catgirl human. No ears, no tails. A.k.a not a Little Bit Beastly. I think her hair's long and black? And he's against ...
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Looking for an old Japanese sci-fi cartoon

I used to watch these cartoon/anime kids series in the 80s about these 2 companions Mimo and Pepo, or something like that. They had a rocket traveling from planet to planet.
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Anime series where a spaceship had to travel after receiving an advanced power source from an alien race to save humanity

I don't remember the exact year or even month that I saw this anime series, but I was a small boy, around 5 or 6, so it had to be around 39 or 40 years ago that it was out in South Africa. No idea ...
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Identify anime series about detective agency ran by a guy and two women

The three characters were adults running a struggling detective agency. They were in love with each other but hesitant to do anything about it. The community around them supported their love and were ...
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Isekai manga with time-travel involving a flip phone

In first episode is that he went to a 7eleven (but then in Japan) and suddenly disappeared into another world (with a flip phone) where magic is relevant. He gets in trouble, but a girl saves him who ...
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80s Robot Cartoon where giant robot is controlled by kid with lunchbox

I need help remembering an 80s cartoon show that was about a giant blue robot that was controlled by a little kid using either a lunchbox or a briefcase. I remember the robot had the number 33 painted ...
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Trying to ID a VHS anime compilation, including an episode of "Vampire Princess Miyu", and a sci-fi horror anime with two characters fighting in armor

I had this two-hour VHS tape back in 2006 with a compilation of four episodes from different anime. One episode was from Vampire Princess Miyu. The other was a sci-fi horror anime with two characters ...
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Dark, fantasy animated movie where the antagonist is a tall humanoid with an eye patch, who fights the hero totally naked after his spaceship crashed

I'm looking for a movie I saw at least 20 years ago (1998-2001). I don't remember the story, I don't remember the main character. The only thing I know for sure is the villain was a tall humanoid with ...
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Looking for the name of an anime where the robot head is also an airplane

Looking for the name of an anime where the robot/mecha was also an airplane. The pilot (white uniform) would typically fly the plane to fight the bad guys then there would be a scene where the plane ...
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Anime movie (2000-2015?) that was about a girl who lived in a ufo with rainbow lights

I want to know the title of an anime movie that was about a girl who lived in a ufo. I think the movie is from 2000 to 2015, or it might be a little older. I remember that the ufo had rainbow lights. ...
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Why is Brock drawn with his eyes closed?

Brock seems to walk around with his eyes perpetually closed. I've seen a bunch of fan-theories about why this is, including; To make him look wise (AKA "kitsune no me"). It's coding for him ...
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Manga (or Anime) where the protagonist is put in charge of a barren plot and grows a rare plant

I either watched this a while back or read it but in the show/manga the main character is put in charge of barren land that's doesn't have much value. If I recall correctly it was as a reward for ...
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Manga with Overpowered boy some #son of a noble?

This boy was reincarnated as number (something) son of a noble (meaning, he's not the eldest). But he's powerful in magic. He was able to receive his own title (maybe baron?) and mansion. He made a ...
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