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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Mecha Anime from the 80s or 90s where the main character is a cop or detective

I am looking for the old Mecha anime from the 80s or maybe 90s. I vaguely remember the main character is a cop or detective some sort. The opening he was chasing some guys and some how he got suck ...
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Anime: main character has a gem in his head, in which an old man resides later on, who can use blood magic

The main character of this anime has a gem in his head, in which an old man resides later on, who can use blood magic. Additionally, he learns how to forge magic weapons and touches pillars which are ...
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What's the name of that anime that had necklace and gems that summoned fighters [duplicate]

The last time I saw that anime I was a kid, so sorry if I'm gonna make some stuff up, I gonna try my best to remember it. So in the first season, I remember that the story somehow started with a ...
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Old anime where two alien brothers seek revenge for their father, who was killed by the heroes

I have a fragmentary memory of an anime episode I watched as a young kid (circa 1983). One scene has stuck with me ever since and I'd love to know what the show was so I can find it again. Here's what ...
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Anime series where Japan is under attack; one girl wears a rabbit costume and has a stuffed rabbit with an eyepatch

I watched a couple segments of an anime a few months ago and lost the name somewhere. In the story Japan is under attack and has been for some time. The attackers appear with some kind of time /...
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Netflix 2009-2012 animated TV show about a guy who uses runes to summon creatures in another world [duplicate]

There was this series on Netflix around 10 years ago about a child who had an ill grandfather. He gets sucked into another world and has to collect runes which are like guardians and has monsters ...
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1980s mecha anime. Main character has a suit comprised of three smaller robots

It was an anime where the lead character has a mecha suit that's composed of 3 robots, one bigger than the previous, the smaller one fits into the medium one and this fits into the bigger one. I think ...
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70's/80's anime where the heroes travel on a spaceship to rescue a princess

I don't remember the title, but I remember some of the plot and what the characters looked like. It was sci-fi. I remember it was about a princess (I presume she was) being abducted and our heroes ...
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Anime featuring a boy who needs a card to fuse with a girl, to get powers to fight of monsters

I don't remember much but it was a anime where a guy loses his card due to an explosion and no longer can use fuse with a supernatural being for powers. But this girl finds his card and now he can ...
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Anime with a man transforming into an Orangutan

This was a movie originally rented on VHS in Germany in the late 80's. A typical case of someone putting the wrong video in a case and then someone - here, my family - getting a completely different ...
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80s/90s anime/cartoon with grey robot protagonist with elongated head riding a hoverboard

Looking for this anime or cartoon from the 80s or 90s. I last watched it in around 1999 and it already looked old then. Sci-fi genre with cyberpunk feeling. Has elements of family, coming-of-age, ...
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Old Power Ranger like anime with transforming vehicles

At least 8 years ago, finding old Power Ranger like character where their vehicles transform while still riding ON their vehicle, red bike turns into a T-rex, yellow car turns into a rhino look alike, ...
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Guy and fox girl tries to stop this girl who seduces guys and has them ejaculate before taking their souls

So basically this guy was with his friends and they were watching a girl get undressed from another building across the street through the window and when the main character looked through the ...
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Classic sci-fi anime, where mechs are launched by space shuttle like booster system to hotspots on earth

I am looking to find the name of a series for which I had seen a few episodes quite a while back - say about 15 or so years back - on either Animax India or AXN (AXN India used to show some anime ...
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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 the main character has a pet squirrel and her friends have powers activated by devices on their wrists

The animation looked like an anime. The main character was a young schoolgirl with short red hair and she had a flying squirrel as a pet. In the beginning she transferred to her grandfather's school, ...
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Anime: swordsman keeps the sword of the person he defeats [closed]

I am looking for the title of a swordsman anime in which a man has many swords in his back, and he keeps the sword of the person he defeats.
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Trying to find an anime I watched in my childhood about samurai/swordsmen

Don't recall too much about the show except for several things: The anime opening was really energetic and sung by a male who stated sometime in the song "My home" with it being stressed One of the ...
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80s or possibly early 90s anime with a race of giant caterpillar things [duplicate]

Might not be anime (or just Japanese animation, I don't know the difference). I don't remember much from this movie other than a brief glimpse of an aerial view of the caterpillars moving like a herd....
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A card monster anime that is not Yu gi oh

Well I watched this anime few years ago and I can not remember it's name nor most of the plot, but I will try my best to describe it. It has similar plot like Bakugan, but with cards. There is a ...
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Anime where a young boy fed a robot a rock

In this anime a young boy tries to feed a robot lying on the ground with a big rock. I can only remember this scene and this is the only scene that I can 100% sure it happened. Tried to search online ...
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Anime Movie: Floating Islands, Post-Apocalypse Fantasy/Steampunk, Clans at War, Brother and Sister

I've been searching everywhere for this film, any help would be great! I remember so many details but still can't find it... (tl;dr - Anime Brother and One-Armed Sister on Post-Apocalypse Floating ...
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A story about a boy and a girl, the girl likes the boy who turned into a dove or pigeon

I watched this when I was little, I don't remember it clearly, I really dont know how the movie goes until now but it somehow...touched my heart...I wanted to find this movie, Maybe it's an anime. I ...
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90s anime - A girl fights a demon, whom she eventually marries

I'm looking for a possible 90s anime that my mum spoke about. The things she remembers are brief, but all she can remember is that this girl/woman sets out to protect two people from a demon dude. ...
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90s Anime where a samurai’s village is attacked by purple demon dogs

I'm looking for the name of a show set in an age before modern technology that featured a samurai in blue whose village was attacked by purple demon dogs, his arm was infected and he left the village ...
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80s possibly 90s anime with a transformation involving a red outfit and an expanding chest

This will be difficult because it was only roughly 5 seconds worth of content. I'm looking for a show that featured a nighttime cityscape backdrop and an anime transformation sequence which ended ...
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90s (or earlier) mecha anime: dormant robot chooses a teenager as its pilot, they fight a dog robot and an ostrich robot

There’s an anime I’ve been looking for the past 18 years. The anime was about a young boy that stumbles upon a giant white robot that’s been dormant for some years. When the robot senses the boy, it ...
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Anime TV show with gems that summon beasts

I was trying to remember an anime I was watching in 2011-12 on Netflix but I cannot find it anywhere. What I do remember is that a boy has a necklace with a green gemstone that teleports him to a ...
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Female anime character with powers and an amulet on her chest

I'm looking for this anime/TV show from jetix or fox kids that I really liked but never got to actually watch as a kid. I only saw a few episodes so I don't know the whole plot. It involved a girl ...
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90's/00's anime about 3 girls who travel between the real world and a fantasy world

I'm looking for a (I believe) 90's or early 00's anime series about 3 girls who travel between the real world and a fantasy world. All the 3 girls had some kind of power and they each had their own ...
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Looking for an older maybe 20 year old Mech Anime

So I'm not a big time anime fan but I'll watch it occasionally but I remember trying to watch this one anime about 20 years ago when I was a kid. I thought it was Neon Genesis Evangelion but I'm ...
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Looking for a mecha fantasy anime (90's or older)

(Edit) Terribly sorry about my first post on this, I just really wanted to find the show. Anyway here's what I can remember about the show: Old drawn style anime, the colours are abit bright. 2....
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Anime or manga with a white-haired main character who goes to demon school

I read or watched it about a year ago or half and only remember the beginning. The main character has white hair and goes to a demon school. An angel has snuck in to the school but gives her self away ...
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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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Cartoon - boy traps monsters into balls on a magical bracelet

As a kid, I used to watch this cartoon show about a boy who captured monsters like giant spiders and put them in these tiny balls, and then summoned them using some kind of magical bracelet. He'd ...
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Animated (anime?) movie with a boy who is transported to another world and meets his backpack as a living creature

Animated (anime?) movie with a boy who is transported to another world by a girl, accidentally. In this world he meets his backpack who is now a cute living creature and learns that he can become ...
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Anime/cartoon about various gems giving powers to their holder

I don't really remember if it was cartoon or anime but in this were few gems and each gem gives power to its holder. I only remember three characters from this show: there was this guy, I think he ...
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Anime where people live in a virtual reality world to escape from reality

I'm searching for an anime about a virtual reality world in which people "live" in there, because they want to escape from reality. In this world they can become the person they want to be, but the ...
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Looking for the name of an anime

The only thing I can remeber and I cant find it online was in the beginning the girl mc was driving around with others and is attacked by these monsters. A short amount of time into the fight a kid ...
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90s cartoon series with kids inside robots fighting

I watched this cartoon around 1997. It's about kids who use robots to fight, when they fight they are inside the robots standing and whatever moves they do the robots mimic them. In the last episode ...
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Unknown anime with a little white hair(?) boy who can communicate with spirits such as from nature

The only thing I can remember of the show is the boy has some sort of power to communicate with spirits of all kinds. He travels around the world on a giant flying turtle and also lives on it along ...
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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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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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Cartoon/anime where thunder hits a robot and the boy hero can then control it to fight evil with

I don't remember much about the cartoon or anime but there is a scene in which thunder falls on a small robot and from then (the hero is a boy) it's like the hero controls the robot and fights the ...
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Anime where the characters catch food in a river on a ship

I’m trying to find an anime where there is a girl who was put on a ship, there are people living there who all have their unique magic skills. On the ship there are gardens and a river so they jump ...
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Old anime where a girl comes from a star

What’s the name of the anime that’s about a girl coming from a star? The main character is two boys that’s friends and when the girl come from a star one of the boys transform into a monster. Later ...
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Anime series between 2000-2010 with monsters, military and crystals

I'm trying to remember the name of a series that aired between 2000-2010 and had a style very much like "Children who chase lost voices". There were monsters in the series, people who became ...
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Anime with a suicidal girl who can see people's “death marks”. Meets two reapers

There was this girl who always wanted to die and then she met two guys who were reapers. She started seeing black ribbons around other people's necks and they explained to her that was a death mark or ...
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Anime where a boy gets a white beam blasted at his arm which eventually turns him into a white alien creature

I only saw a small clip of it, but this teenage boy gets a white beam blasted at his arm. At first only a scar stays but then it turns into a gem. He covers it up and sometime his arm swells up and ...
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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 ...