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 a character that is reincarnated after 1,000 years and bathed in an elixir to make him stronger

Anime is about a male main character who is reincarnated after 1,000 years. He crosses a bridge as a test to get into a magical school. He studies and bathes in an elixir which makes him stronger.
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Isekai where an old man is reborn/summoned as a level one god

It's about an old man, I think he's around 60, that is either is summoned or reborn into that world. I'm thinking the former. He doesn't look like an old man and he was summoned with others that are ...
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Anime with monsters contained in cards

I was searching Google trying to find an anime I saw 6 to 8 years ago and found this post from late 2019 and no one successfully answered the question so I'm reposting it, I'm pretty sure that the ...
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Anime with a girl stuck on top of a huge mech that was walking towards a city; she had to disable (or enable) a bomb by remembering a phrase

When I was a child in the early 2000s, I remember watching what I believed to be an anime. I can only remember vague details, however I remember the style being that of the '90s, and it being set in a ...
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Trying to find name of anime tv show which I saw a few years ago

I have seen an anime in which monsters come in the human world. I think there are cards which are used for summoning monsters. They are also divided in one star, two stars, three stars, four stars. ...
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Anime about these girls that fly cold war jets and fight against aliens

This anime is about these girls that fly Cold War era jets, fighting against aliens that have stolen all of the world's advanced tech. It was only the pilot episode put out, but for the life of me I ...
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Animated movie (or series). A robot gives someone a flower. Floating islands

I remember a scene from a movie where like a iron golem or machine gives a person a flower and I think they were in a floating island.
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Anime about kids using small cars to fight

This an anime that looks like it's from the early 2000 to 2010. The plot is about kids using small cars like insects to fight; they throw the cars on the ground and the fight starts. I remember the ...
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pre 2000 space mecha anime/cartoon very similar to gundam shows

Need help finding a title of an anime I watched many years ago. It must have been pre 2000. I remember parts of the story. Started with a few pilots (maybe 4-5), cockpit looked very similar to Star ...
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Story Identification: human to animal transmutation

Lately I have a persistent and vague memory of a scene, maybe from an anime, which I cannot even contextualize, which I watched not so long ago. It is very probably about revenge and human-to-animal ...
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1980s sci-fi anime where a guy with longish brown hair (and possibly wearing a cape) is fatally injured by a robot which looks similar to a Dalek

The only thing I remember about this anime I watched on a VHS player during the 1980s (unfortunately can't remember the exact year), is a scene which involves a robot which looked similar to a Dalek (...
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Anime on Netflix with an Earth Defender from ancient times fighting aliens

I used to watch an anime in Netflix in which the main character slept for hundreds of years and wakes up in a modern world.. (the main character was an Earth defender and he defended the earth from ...
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Princess without magic goes to a magical girls' school

A princess is assigned a body guard to go to an all girl magical school with her. He then finds out that she doesn't have any so he shares some of his with her. There's a school competition that her ...
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Anime where half American half Japanese guy comes to Japan to fight

First episode has a group of school girls in mechas fighting massive bugs/aliens, and all but one are slaughtered. Then it transitions to a young half-American and half-Japanese boy, who’s an ace ...
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What is the title of that house teleported to another world where he has this cooking system for magic balls and his house is powered by magic

The house has shield against others, only the owner can get in and out. His house is powered by magic and he makes magic balls by cooking on his magical 'thing' and those are said to be valuable.
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Cartoon (broadcasted in India around 2000s) where people fused with companion animals

There was this show I used to watch on Jetix, in India, around the 2000s. The lead was a boy and wore a red shirt, or there was something red about him. People used to fuse with their companion ...
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Late 90's / early 00's animated film involving psychic soldiers/guinea pigs

Along the years, I've managed to find nearly every anime I caught glimpses of on analog television as a kid. But this particular one has left me puzzled for well over a decade. What I can remember is ...
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Anime where the MC collects magical stones

I saw the anime between 2012-2015 I guess? The MC was a kind person. He probably had black hair and he was about 18. The world had magical things and monsters. Its opening song had a sound like a ...
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Anime about a girl that likes listening to the chiming sounds of different rocks, travels to another world

I can't seem to remember its title, but it's an anime about a girl that likes listening to the chiming sounds of different rocks. She meets a boy that gives her his necklace, she goes with some old ...
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Animated movie where a boy tries to climb beams/poles connected to a heaven-like floating island

There is this movie I saw with my dad back when I was still small (like 13 years ago or something). It's a relatively old animated movie, probably Japanese but can't remember to be honest. What I ...
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Anime scene where evil creature gets prison sentence, and is placed on a microchip card, then found in the future by a kid

This is going to be a long shot and super vague, but in the early to mid 2000s I remember seeing this scene on TV. This creature was getting sentenced in the courtroom for its crimes, and got I guess ...
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Anime where a tiny woman swims in a cup of water

Trying to find the anime with a very tiny anime girl. She has long black hair and she is put into a normal sized water cup by a normal sized guy. Then after swimming he removed her and she bites his ...
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An anime or cartoon with Magical Artifacts that grant powers

Should have come out in mid or late 2000s, Plot starts off with main character boy leaving his grandfather to go off somewhere, also being gifted a necklace by grandfather that belonged to his dead ...
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Anime where a boy enrolls in a magic school not knowing it's about magic, winds up with a bunch of girls involved with him

The main character is blond with glasses. He goes to this high school because it is easy to get in. What he does not know is that it is a high school for people with magic. Anyways he bumps into two ...
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80s or 90s anime with a robot chasing a girl in a flying craft

It's an anime probably from the 80-90s. I remember a long scene where a big robot that throws metal? balls from his arms is chasing a girl in a spaceship or glider on a desert planet.
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Retro mecha-esque anime where a girl visits a garage, and exits it in a red mech/vehicle hybrid

I can’t remember much of it, as I only saw a clip of it from YouTube a long time ago, but it looked different from most other mecha anime. It seemed to be an older anime. In the scene, there was this ...
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Anime about a girl whose necklace can summon musical fairies

I’m looking for an anime whose name I forgot, it had something to do with the main character's necklace and it somehow brought like music fairies to help her. It’s been a long time so I can’t remember ...
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Cartoon/anime with astronauts battling a bird creature in space [duplicate]

A very long time ago I saw an anime or cartoon, this was at least 20 years ago, but most likely less then 30. In the story there were some astronauts battling a bird creature in space. One of the ...
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Anime like “The Old Guard” involving a small number of immortals being hunted for the secret of their immortality

I saw this on Youtube at some point in 2020, after having watched The Old Guard with a clip being presented as an example that it was not an original idea. It possessed a similar concept to The Old ...
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Old anime with isekai and gems / crystals

It's an old anime, from maybe 2008 or earlier. The best part I can remember is that the main character is fleeing or something in the first episode, so he stop on a bridge, with nowhere to escape, but ...
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1980s anime movie - alien moonbase

I saw this anime movie in the 1980s and I am pretty sure it was new then (but I could be wrong). Humans have colonized the Moon and discovered an abandoned alien base in the process. I never saw the ...
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French cartoon series where a lava monster fights a noseless, orange-haired guy with a broken sword

When I was 13 years old, I watched a show on YouTube that appeared to be a French cartoon, drawn in anime style. The only things that I remember about it is there was a giant lava monster holding a ...
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anime movie with girls' bodies being preserved in see through spheres by human-sized frog

What is the name of the anime movie (or show?) where at one point there are girls trapped in see-through spheres, and I think there is a human-sized frog who did that to them. The see-through spheres ...
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Anime where a male main character recovers some powers when he recovers memories [closed]

The male main character recovers his power of magician and swordsman when he recovers his memories.
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Fantasy isekai anime movie

I saw it probably about 8 years ago, if not more, but it wasn't super old at the time, I'd say it's from the year 2000 or so at the earliest. It's about a guy (teenager, I think) who ends up in a ...
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Anime about a club of high school girls that fight monsters

I remember this watching this anime, with like Madoka Magica vibes, about a high school club of girl members that (they dont know why it just happens) have to fight against monsters. I dont remember ...
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Jackie Chan anime (not “Jackie Chan Adventures”)

There was an anime I used to see; it aired on either old Disney XD or Animax. It aired around 2012 or 2014 I guess, but it didn't air for so long. It had a story very much related to the anime "...
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Anime where characters use gems to enlarge their pets to fight

Looking for an anime that was aired in India in 2016. In it characters use gems to enlarge their pets like animals to fight. The main character has a god creature named Eit and at the climax the queen ...
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Anime where you become a wizard/witch if you survive being attacked by a monster

The main character lives with this older witch that trained him. He became one when he was little because you become a wizard if you live from an attack from a monster and then the older witch looked ...
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Mid-90s mecha action anime with wearable sentient robot suits

I was recently reminded of an anime I saw between 2000 and 2002 on VHS. The actual production date was probably from late 1980s, a la Bubblegum Crisis (but not actually, I checked), to the mid 1990s. ...
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Anime movie about giant robot head that crashes [duplicate]

I'm trying to figure out the name an old anime movie I watched as a child, most likely late 80s - early 90s. It featured a giant robot, which consisted of separate parts with a pilot in each, and they ...
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Late '70s robot anime with a male protagonist who says “punchu cheezu” as he transforms into a robot head

Best estimate was 1978-1980 (just when I was starting school, while living in Japan). The male protagonist (teen?) would jump off of a cliff, punch his fists together, and spin forward in a tight curl....
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Anime/cartoon where the main character has a toy/model that turns humanoid and fights an alien invasion

Show about a male child main character that has a toy/model figure that turns into a humanoid robot similar to Heroman, but he produces electricity and fights aliens from space. The aliens force the ...
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Anime/Cartoon movie about a girl losing letters in her name and an orphan boy who outlives and buries his village

The girl is a soldier for this big space organization and she's told a bunch of lies about the universe. The organization is run by her father. (I think he's her adoptive father.) She is sent on a ...
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Anime about a male character who died in a bicycle accident [closed]

In the anime I am searching for, the main character dies by bicycle accident (from what I remember) and the anime continues with him as a ghost/spirit or something.
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Name of Mecha Anime from the 70s/80s Based on One Episode

I have searched over and over trying to find this, so now finally posting the question to see if anyone else has a clue about this. My details are vague, but here goes. I remember watching a cartoon ...
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A 80s-90s anime/cartoon where MC carries a sword in which can place different gems that grant different powers

The story goes about a young boy who carries a sword in which he can place different gems of different colors (one at a time, placing a new one ejects the current one) and they provide special powers ...
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Anime where humans have robotic creatures and power them by crystals

I saw this anime on YouTube some years ago, I remember that its name was one word but maybe it was just named like that to not be removed from YouTube. In the first episode, I think that the main ...
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Obscure anime movie or series

I have looked for years (close to 11 years) for this movie I used to rent as a kid but I was so young that I do not remember the title only the plot (sot of). It is about a ship full of humans that ...
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Pokemon-like anime with watches instead of Pokeballs

I am searching for an anime/cartoon that is like Pokemon, but they use watches instead of Pokeballs. The protagonist is red-haired and has a "Pokemon" that looks like a Fire Geodude, and has ...

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