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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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Post-pocalyptic story featuring a dome (dome city?) and a robot zoo

Please help me identify a story. I haven't read it or watched, and unfortunately I don't remember if it was an anime or not, but I believe I stumbled upon it about the time I looked Ergo Proxy on ...
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Why did the writers of Pokemon decide that Pikachu shouldn't go in the pokeball?

Anybody who knows the Pokemon show has probably seen the first episode, in which it's shown that Pikachu will not go in his Pokeball. It's last brought up for a gag in the episode, and then for the ...
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Anime with Monster fighting highschoolers

I remember an Anime I watched before 2015, which contained the following: The male protagonist was kind of best friends & rivals with a girl The reason for the rivalry was some sort of heredity ...
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Old cartoon/anime where a group consisting of several guys and girls fought with some kind of evil force that looked like a witch/demon woman

When I was a kid I watched an old cartoon/anime, and only I remember is that a group consisting of several guys and girls fought with some kind of evil force that looked like a woman, perhaps a witch ...
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Anime with two girls and two boys who have watches that can summon animal mechs from another world

It's an anime that's no older than 2012? I think. It's from my childhood and I don't remember much, but the things I remember are: Two girls, two boys. They have watches that can summon animal mechs ...
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Anime about a few families that have something called the dragon stones that gave them powers

I watched this anime when I was a kid. It used to be about 5 or 6 families that had a stone-something, called the dragon stones, that gave them certain powers or attributes. The hero was from a family ...
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Manga where a guy teleports into his favorite game as the main villain and helps shogun-era Japan get rid of a virus

I saw it like a year ago and I can't get it out of my hand for some reason. He helps shogun-era Japan to get rid of a virus that's gonna wipe them out or something. I really don't remember the exact ...
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Manga/anime in which the main character fights demons that want to invade and protects those that want peace

There is this manga/anime that begins with some dudes digging a huge pot which they open, releasing a demon. The demon kills them and runs off, then it's hit by a delivery girl and the demon possesses ...
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Anime - twin sisters turn the people they defeat into crystals. Twin nieces are born

In this anime twin sisters have powers and whosoever they defeat turns into a crystal. Both sisters are trying to kill each other because one sister was evil/jealous, at the climax both sisters stab ...
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Which character is this? Pink helmet with an eagle - white outfit - yellow scarf - anime, I think [closed]

My nephew dressed up as this character for Halloween and I have no idea who he is.
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Help me find what robot show this is

I need help finding out what this animated show is. It is about this guy who finds a tiny robot. The robot goes on to his chest and he turns into a suit. It is a blue silver-ish suit and robot.
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Guy in this anime hits his leg with a rock and girl grows butterfly wings in a tent [closed]

I don't remember much but a get hits his leg with a rock and then later on he is with a girl in a tent and she grows wings out her back
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Tv series abut kids/adults who had cars that could turn into big robot animals

Does anyone remember a tv series in which there where small cars that could turn into big animal robots to fight. I remember that they where in a different world when firing. There was also a girl ...
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Robot servants pursuing girl (who is a robot too)

I'm trying to find the name of the show in an old video. A bunch of robots are crushed under a chandelier, and a girl proceeds to jump on top of another one, before she is hit in the back by some kind ...
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In Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress, what's the current status of the United States?

Since the Kabane outbreak started in Western Europe and spread across the world, what’s the current status of the United States as of the end of the series (Battle of Unato Castle arc)? For one, the U....
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An old cartoon from the 2000s or more that features a group of teens searching for a green stone that can teleport them

It was on a now deleted channel with the number 7, I believe, in the logo. The title was something like "The Green Stone" or the "Blue Stone". In any case the stone was green but ...
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1990-2015 anime about three kids who found a portal in a lab and were transported to another world with different creatures

There were three kids, two boys and one girl. They found a portal in some lab and were transported to another world. They found different creatures there. The main creature was a yellow shark type ...
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Old anime on YouTube where a young boy would gain superpowers when he wore a golden necklace

When I was small I remember watching an old anime on YouTube where a young boy would gain superpowers when he wore a golden necklace. I remember one episode when the villain in the anime made a portal ...
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Anime series with a tiny fairy drinking from a Saint Bernard dog's alcohol barrel

I watched this in the early 2000s, 2008 at the latest, on one of the main French TV channels. It was dubbed in French. From what I remember of the drawing style, this looked like a Japanese anime, and ...
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Looking for Manga with a similar art style as early MHA

A while back I saw this manga being recommended but I forgot to add it to my library at the time and I lost it but I am looking for it again so I can finally read it. I don't know much about the ...
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What is the name of this anime where a teenage boy goes through portal into another world?

The story starts off with the main character wanting his father, who is a scientist to come home and the father said he would but broke his promise. Then the boy and his best friend talk about it, ...
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An Anime Short Film about living on the moon and a guy is sorting a database filled with earth history and a woman singing an earth song

I need help in identifying an anime that I watched a few years ago. It's an ONA (or an OVA) about this one guy sorting Earth's history in a moon base (or I think is sort of revealed in the end). And ...
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3D cgi movie similar to Gundam

There was a movie I watched with my brother around 2010, but I'm not sure. It was on DVD; we were young and did not know much about how they got those movies at that time: they download it, put some ...
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Anime that I watched on Tubi around 2018 or 2019 about a girl who is part dragon, elemental powers, and enemy robots eating spicy sandwiches

This anime was on Tubi around five or four years ago, 2018 or 2019. The main character is a boy without parents, who grew up with an old man who is not related to him (or probably was, but he was ...
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A 2016-2020 mecha anime where they fight in a pod while the robots are in outer space

The main character has orange hair. There was a special school they attend to fight the villains. They fought in a pod while the robots are in outer space. I remember when the villain was captured. ...
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Digimon-like show with a scene where a kid fought bees in the belly of a sea monster

Years ago, I watched a Digimon-like show. I have hunted for it, but I don't think it's Digimon. Country is America. I saw the show somewhere around 5 or 6 years ago. It was very much an anime. I'm ...
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Old obscure mech anime about a girl and a robot that gets activated by her blood

I don't remember a lot of details; I was young when I watched it. I remember that it was in a dark setting, like most 1980s/early 1990s anime (though it could have been a late 90s or early 2000s, ...
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Anime/show about a giant robot shaped like a human with no hair in a red and white suit, that is controlled by a man seated within it

I remember this show vividly. I used to watch it on an old CD of my dad's and I don't remember the title. All I can remember is a guy getting into a giant robot. The robot is shaped like a human with ...
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anime - middle schoolers/highschoolers manifest their magical powers and a bracelet that controls one of the elements appears

I remember watching it in the late 2000s. I can't remember almost anything about the plot except that there were kids, around 14-16, and they were in this like magic school and when their powers ...
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Female lead with pink hair who has a system

The first story she is in, she is the ex of the main protagonist and when they break up, she goes after his father, who is much better. In this part, the father takes her in since he has trouble ...
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Anime or cartoon where one main character has a pan as a weapon and can summon a giant roast chicken

I only remember watching the original soundtrack video of this anime/cartoon, not sure whether it's Japanese/Korean/Chinese animation... In the original soundtrack video, there are three main ...
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Looking for an anime where MC's village is attacked and two girls from a magic academy save him and they make him their apprentice

In the beginning scene we find a boy, who is lost and in despair. He doesn't know what to do after his town has been attacked. Seconds later, 2 ladies from a prestigious magic institute pass by, ...
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Cartoon show about a boy who is sent to a fantasy world where he encounters the creatures he imagined

I remember years ago watching this as a child, but I never could finish it. I really want to now, if I can remember the title. I want to say the first episode is like an anime, I think, but it’s about ...
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Animated TV show from the early 2000s, possibly late 90s. Involved magic and collecting gems. Ended with live magic trick

All I can remember is that it had some kind of Asian origin, probably Japanese, and that it always ended with a live (not animated) performance of a magic trick / illusion. I think it was a woman and ...
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Anime where a kid's mom and sister get eaten in front of him, so he vows to take revenge against the monsters

The boy's mother hides him and his sister, but two monsters manage to enter the house. They devour the mother, and upon finding the children, tear his sister into pieces, consuming her liver, heart, ...
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Anime with strength level written on hand

I'm looking at an anime that i saw a while ago in a shorts but couldn't find it later. So basically it was a world where people's level of strength (power) was written on hand, there was scene were a ...
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Anime about a little girl who fights a dictator after a meteor causes Mt Fuji to erupt

I remember getting this anime recommended on a show called Imagination. This show used to air on NHK World every week. I think they talked about this anime between 2014 to 2016. I don't remember ...
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Anime clip featuring a glowing girl with blue/purple hair and a man dressed like an astronaut

The anime features a person dressed as an astronaut, and a glowing ghost of a giggling girl who floats in the air and has holes in her torso. The astronaut runs away from the ghost at first, then ...
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Anime About Robot Girls Fighting

Early 2010s anime about a girl with pink hair that looks like a doll and from my memory had a ponytail and a female love interest that was a maid or assistant. I cannot remember the name at all, ...
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Mid 2010s anime with a pink-haired female protagonist who is a robot/cyborg that can turn into or use guns

Does anyone remember or know the name of this anime that has a pink-haired female protagonist that is a robot/cyborg that turns into or can use guns? From what I remember, the girl had a pony tail and ...
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Anime where an elf mother is being killed

I remember watching a short video at YouTube named villains aren't born they are made where a elf mother was being dragged by soldiers then killed the house elf was living in had no electricity or any ...
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Anime with girls who have items that give them powers. One girl becomes a ninja who uses big shears as a weapon

I need to find an anime I watched a few years ago. I don't remember much about the plot but I remember some of the characters' abilities. I think characters in this anime have items that give them ...
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Anime where heroes are sent to the past after the dragon they killed explodes

I can't seem to remember the name of this anime but I can describe it. Five or six heroes defeat a dragon. The protagonist can rewrite/destroy magic symbols but has been often overlooked in general. ...
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Old anime type movie or show with the boy and the ghost girl with light white or pinkish hair

I saw this movie when I was very little and just remembered it now, but I can't find it! I can barely remember but let me try to explain what I think it's about. So there's this boy who meets a ghost ...
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Anime where the hero teams up with the daughter of an evil goddess and a scientist?

The goddess was the classic long blonde hair scientist guy had like short white hair think the daughter had white hair. Important bit is that her mom abandoned them to be a goddess because he wouldn't ...
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1980's horror/Sci-Fi animated movie involving people and kids getting stabbed and beheaded

Looking for the title of an 1980's horror/Sci-Fi animated movie. I was 5-7 years old, so it had to be 1982-84-ish. Ultra violent, people and kids getting stabbed and beheaded, blood and guts might ...
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Anime with royalty fighting in airships

I am trying to find the name of an anime I saw many many years ago. The story was built around a war between two parties. The battles were fought up high, in big airships. One particularity was that ...
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Guy get isekaied and is the only male in a monster-girl world

Human guy gets isekaied into a world of only females and monster girls where his only ability is to make females want him. He gets attacked my slime girls (a lot) and has a female companion who's ...
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Who are the characters in this collage on DeviantArt by user KielDaMan?

I came across this massive collage on DeviantArt by user KielDaMan, filled with over a thousand different characters from cartoons, anime, movies, video games, and other pop culture: https://www....
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Help identifying anime with a ghost girl who drinks coffee

What I remember of the ~20 minutes that I saw, there was a male student in a school uniform with a jacket who was at their school at night and was being chased around it by a ghost girl drinking ...
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