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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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Old cartoon movie or series: robots walking down a tilting corridor to get “sacrificed”

I just remembered a scene from a somewhat old sci-fi cartoon series or movie but Google only brought me here so I'll give it a try. What I can remember: a lot of robots walking down a tunnel or ...
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Anime where girl has a powerful revolver that hurts her to shoot

I'm looking for this anime where this girl had like this over-powered revolver and it hurts her to shoot it. In one scene she runs out of bullets and has one as a necklace and she shoots it and kills ...
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Anime/cartoon about a boy who wears red color clothes and could transform into some robot-type thing; includes a black robot with an F1-like car

The anime show has a boy who wears red-colored clothes and a bandanna on one hand. He could transform into some robot-type thing that had a bike. He has grills in his robot chest. There was also a man ...
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Anime like Pokemon but blue cylinders instead of pokeballs and a creature that was a giant white bear with blue crystals on its back

It’s a lot like Pokémon, but instead of pokeballs, there are blue cylinders and I remember this one creature that was a giant white bear with blue crystals on its back. I think the main guy is trying ...
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80's/90's anime, robot car fight, including a silver Beetle-like car with yellow wheels and a spinning device to destroy other cars

One anime stuck in my mind that I was watching everyday, I got some memory about that anime is, they were creating robot/cars and fight with each other. Good side had a Beetle kind of car (silver ...
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Anime with a boy hiring a creature from a stone, meets a man named Dante and starts a journey to collect crystals

I am from India, this anime or animated series (I can't remember this was made by the Japan or other countries) was aired between 2009 and 2012 probably in Jetix/Disney XD (but I'm not sure). This ...
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Cartoon/anime about a giant robotic fish in the sky

I remember seeing this at least 15 years ago. Don’t know if it was anime or cartoon. It had islands that float in the sky. Starts when this kid's island is eaten by a giant robotic fish that swims ...
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Japanese anime movie, includes a sword and some gems, and a dragon-like friend

I watched this movie when I was a kid and never discovered it again. It’s about a boy whose father left him after his divorce from the mother, the kid enters a world somehow where he has a big sword ...
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Anime movie about war from the 1980s [duplicate]

Around 1990 I saw a cartoon movie on Super-channel (Europe). Think it was an anime. It was about a prince and a princess who were fond of each other but their countries were at war. The prince was ...
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Anime about a young woman being chased by an army

I watched this anime in 1996 or 1997. In it, a young swordsman finds a naked, white-haired woman in a snowy forest. This young lady is being chased by an army because she’s powerful. The man has a ...
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Anime with a ship in a sky and people with abilities/powers fighting

There was this anime with like a ship in the sky, all I remember from it is a group of people like a class chasing after this one guy or all running fighting eachother with different abilities (maybe ...
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Anime, appeared on Netflix, boy with blue hair carries a sword and fights underground worm monsters, maybe in Tokyo

This anime used to play on Netflix. It has a boy with blue hair I think he carries a sword and fights underground-worm-monsters It takes place in Tokyo, I think Anyone know what this anime is?
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Anime about a powerful blue flower or gem

I watched this anime a long time ago. The few scenes I barely remember are: At one point there is a mother and a daughter (or son) in a house/greenhouse type area. The place starts shaking and the ...
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Anime where a girl with no powers goes to a magic school

I’m pretty sure the girl just stumbles upon the school randomly. I also remember a character that has the power to make stuffed animals come to life. I think I also remember a scene where the ...
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Old anime: main character can slow down time and move really fast

It’s an old anime, maybe from the 80s. From what I remember, the main character had some operation and afterwards he could push a button on his neck and slow down time for himself and move really fast....
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Anime where they summon monsters using crystal balls attached into their body parts

I need help identifying this anime where the lead character is a white haired guy and he's got crystal balls attached into his left arm which enables him to summon monsters. I remember one of his ...
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Anime about magic in a time before modern technology

In the first episode a girl is riding in a carriage and at some point a man shows up with a tattoo thing on his hand and takes out a bunch of knights or bandits. After all that is over the girl asks ...
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Anime of little round guy with asian rice hat in the desert, lots of gangs and Mad Max stuff

I am trying to identify an anime from my childhood of a wanderer in the desert with a rice hat on. He fought with and alongside lots of Mad Max type characters, and wrecker-women. There were also ...
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80s mecha anime about a boy and a girl with bunny ears

A boy gets a gun and a disc with a star on it from an old man. He shoots it into the ground, the disc makes a circle, and a robot emerges from the ground. The boy is inside a robot and controls it by ...
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Anime with a main character who has a green little friend from another dimension

Does any one knows the anime where the main character has a green little friend from another dimension? He and his friend fuse by joining hands. It's like his buddy and he join bodies and then he has ...
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Obscure 1980s sci fi animated movie with a woman breaking a man out of a moon-prison cell

Trying to find the name of a move I saw (on VHS!) in the late 80s. I remember the beginning of the movie had a woman who was sent to break a man out of a moon-prison cell (because she wanted him to ...
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Anime short about two girls shooting each other with guns from their mouths

I saw an anime short some years ago on YouTube. I can't find it anywhere. The things that I remember are: The "protagonist" is a girl with brown hair tied up and yellow clothes. She is a robot that ...
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Anime where guy is forced to fight on his first day of magic school. Portal opens and his wife(!) comes out and gives him a gauntlet

This guy gets into a magic school where on the first day he is forced to fight a girl in front of everyone but during the the fight a lady comes out a portal and claims she is his wife and he gains a ...
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Anime about boy & summoning monsters

I've been searching for an anime on and off for the last few years. I've tried searching the internet and various anime websites with the descriptions I can recall about the show but to no avail ...
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Anime where the first episode is about a 10 years old homeless boy

I am looking for a manga from 2010-2015. Context: I always watch at least the first 3 episodes of a series before judging it. In a recent conversation about the worst anime scene, I remember an ...
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Anime about a boy who summons a robot with a sword or a flute

I remember watching a cartoon or an anime as a kid back in 1994 to 1998-ish. Parts that I remember are that a boy could summon a really special rare robot with a sword or a flute. Don't remember if ...
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Name of a Mecha (horror?) anime movie. I know it is older and my parents had gotten it for me on dvd from best buy maybe 10-14 years ago

I have been recently trying to remember the name of an anime movie that I have hazy memories about. I think I remember it being mecha where humans in what I think is a military unit are fighting these ...
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Anime episode with duel/fight sequence where villain blows light and heavy bubbles, mentor interferes, goes to hell and takes villain with him

I'd watched an episode a while ago, but don't know which anime it is from. Details: I'd reckon I watched it at least 5 years ago, so a lot of the details in this sub-section are hazy. The episode ...
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Pre-1990 anime movie with an alien princess, scientist father who crashes into Earth and ending with a nuke

I've been trying to find this movie that I must have watched a hundred times growing up. I watched a dubbed version and it was probably pre-1990. There were standard tropes - alien princess, ...
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Old/retro anime or cartoon with robots (visuals inside)

There is this very vague memory of some kind of anime or cartoon from my childhood and I really want to recall it. Everything I remember about it is the style of environment and surroundings that is ...
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Looking for an anime where a girl had a pet alien

I can't remember when I watched it, but I know it was an OVA (Original video animation), something of an indie. The girl had a "pet" alien that could transform into absolutely anything. I believe her ...
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Anime movie about space aliens and robots

I watched this anime film on tv around 15 years ago, but it is probably older. It was in japanese with sub in my native language. There were few factions fighting each other and one of them tried to ...
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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 [duplicate]

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 ...