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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Fantasy anime where girls transform into different things to help others

I watched this anime a few years ago. It’s about a few girls (I think 3) that get given a power by a little creature (actually an exiled prince from another world). The power is they can transform ...
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What's the anime where a girl who comes to town to fight an enemy meets a guy who lives with an old man? (It's not Bleach)

I vaguely remember parts of it, and I'm not sure about the exact details, but something along the lines of: the guy(MC I think ) is an orphan but lives with an old man who teases him (in a monastery?)...
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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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Looking for an old anime series featuring a spaceship as well as an underwater base

I'm looking for an old anime series (or movie) produced in the 80's or earlier that aired fully dubbed in German TV some time before the 90's. Most remarkable scenes I remember: The film starts on (...
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Anime in which a little girl finds a school where they reanimate constructs from dead things to fight

i remember only one of the first episodes. There is a little girl who is either lost or running from something in the woods when she stumbles into a really big building that turns out to be a school, ...
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An OLD anime about a boy with "demonic" powers joins with 2 others to fight aliens who use humans for genetics experiments

The Boy's upbringing was similar to that of Goku from Dragonball. Once the people of his village found out about the boy, they burn Grandpa's home to the ground around them killing the old man. The ...
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Anime about a school boy living together with an unintentionally (?) annoying alien

About 15 to 20 years ago I watched a TV cartoon series (probably an anime) about a school boy who was living together with some alien (I think it was an alien, but I do not know its origin; maybe a ...
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Does Black☆Star from "Soul Eater" have Narcissistic Personality Disorder?

TV Tropes (disclaimer: enter at your own peril) has a lot to say about the most malignant case of narcissistic personality disorder (NPD), which is megalomania, and describes Black☆Star from the anime ...
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Anime or cartoon where one of the main characters had a robotic/cyborg arm and was protecting a young woman

Apologies for the lack of details, but this was a long time ago. I’ve got vague memory of watching an anime (or cartoon?) in the '90s or possibly early 2000s in the US (PA) on late night TV (possibly ...
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Semi-comedic anime OVA involving a demonic invasion of a high school

I saw this on VHS in the original Japanese, subtitled to English, in the 1990s, on a tape my brother brought back from college. On that tape, or others he brought, was The Fuma Conspiracy and some ...
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Japanese anime/animated movie where the girl is the key to a world of destruction?

I remember watching this anime/animated movie between 2008-2013 (sorry it's vague) where it's a story about a young hero with blue hair (I recall him being named Spartacus somehow??) who goes on an ...
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Anime where the school boy hero is good with puzzles, can fly with an item he collects

I remember watching a anime in which the hero school boy is good with puzzles,and they collect some lockets, or something, he can fly when he attaches one thing he collected, they collect with ...
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Anime or cartoon that features a talking dog with a power stone in its tooth [duplicate]

There was a cartoon that I used watch sometimes in my childhood. I want to watch that again. There was a talking dog in that anime or cartoon with power stone in his tooth. I think the story was about ...
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Anime with monsters ranked from one star to four that can be summoned from cards

I'm trying to find the name of an anime TV show which I saw a few years ago. I may have seen it on Cartoon Network. In this anime, monsters come to the human world. I think there are cards which are ...
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Old Cartoon Network anime, rival has a spaceship slightly better than the protagonist's and they know how many more hits it takes to destroy a ship

Lately I’ve been trying to remember an anime I think was on Cartoon Network. It was definitely a space anime. I remember the protagonist had a weird looking ship and he also had a rival with a ...
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Anime about kids using small cars to fight

This is 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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Small aliens spaceships flying in home

Small aliens spaceships. Animated show where small toy sized spaceships flying in a kid’s room. I saw it on a kids' animated show on a TV channel in the 80s or 90s. It was like Computer Warriors: The ...
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Anime with summoned mecha beasts, "teslajoules" and possibly a beast named Dragoon. Seen between 2009-2013

The anime was set in another world with summoned mecha beasts. The words "teslajoules" are often used. The main character has a mecha beast named "Dragoon". I saw it between 2009-...
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Anime where a guy tutors a girl in magic

Basically this guy comes to tutor this girl in magic. I think she's royalty and she isn't good at it. In the first episode or two there is a school battle (I think) with royalty but they maybe use ...
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Animated Ultraman/knockoff movie from the Early 80's

I have a very vivid memory of renting an animated Ultraman movie some time during the early/mid 80's. My memories however do not seem to match up with any of the animated Ultraman media of the time. ...
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Anime about two girls who have compact mirror-like things with little Tamagotchi-like creatures, and transform into cute outfits to battle monsters

So I think this show was from the 2000s: It was an anime about two girls around high school age, one with black hair and the other a redhead. They both had these little compact mirror-looking things ...
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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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Isekai anime where the main character becomes a Forger and creates weapons by drawing them

I'm looking for a specific anime. In this anime, the main character is in another world with a girl (for some reason or another it's his wife). They go to some kind of learning institute where you can ...
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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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Anime from the 80s that had what I can only describe as giant mech orbs that turned into robots

When I was a kid I used to have a VHS of an anime movie that revolves around the scenario in the title. I have looked at Orbots, but the orbs were the bad guys. You had the regular mismatched group: ...
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Cartoon series about a monster family that solves mysteries

Watched it back in the mid to late 90s. Probably made 80s-90s ish. Pretty sure all the main characters were monsters of some kind? There was an adult male and adult female monster along with a young ...
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Trying to find the name of this anime about powers, school, rank and bullies

Ok so I can’t remember the name and I’ve been trying to look everywhere. Here’s what I remember: The main character is a boy, who befriends a girl. This girl happens to be one of the top kids at the ...
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2010s cartoon with golems and a blue crystal as a key to another dimension

I remember watching a cartoon or anime around 2010 on TV about a group of boys who have an underground bunker and use a blue crystal as a key to travel into another dimension. I remember one of them ...
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Anime where they wore gauntlets that could control monsters, and they could combine them with other monsters to create big ones

They wore gauntlets that would pull up a display where they could combine captured monsters into bigger monsters. There were about 7 main characters, five male and two female, five of them about 15-16 ...
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Anime/cartoon where gray men chase a homeless girl

I remembered the other day a TV show about a homeless girl making people around her happy and some pale men chasing the kid. Here are some key features from before and after she went missing and came ...
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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 people summon monsters using gun-like devices that carve patterns in the air

I watched this anime where each person summoned one monster with this device that was kind of gun-like. They would weave (or cut) signs into the air to make their monster perform a special attack. If ...
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Anime which involved a magic necklace with water element powers

I saw this anime as a kid and basically the protagonist had this water power necklace and his rival had the fire version. It was pretty funny and goofy, just wanted to remember the old times.
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Anime where there is a war between guilds; the main character is evolving and creates a guild called Crow or Raven

To the best of my recollection the anime is situated in a modern world where the protagonist receives a power and has to join a battle between guilds where they win or lose points and their fights are ...
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Space op anime featuring a group of girls debugging a combat robot in-fight?

I remember watching the first episode of an anime series, around 2001. I watched it in fansubbed japanese version. It was set in space, the action took place on a spaceship that would fight alien ...
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Anime about a woman/alien with telepathy?

I remember seeing this scene from an anime as a child, I think it might be from the 80s/90s and I don’t know how deep into the story it is or anything. There is some sort of laboratory and I think a ...
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Anime from the '80s where a spaceship is penetrated by a pod containing a transparent, green, gel-like monster

I've been looking for years for an anime which I remember from my childhood and it would mean a lot to me if I could watch it again. I remember just a couple of scenes from the movie: It is a space ...
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TV show that had a golden lion with three tails, summoned by a red gem on the side of the main character's pants

TV show that had a golden lion with three tails, summoned by a red gem on the side of the main character's pants. The main character was a kid that lived in a different world. There was a battle on ...
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Anime: Teens fighting with little robots in their hands who shoot round bullets

So there's this anime that is about children/teens fighting with little robots in their hands who shoot round bullets. Don't remember anything about the plot. There are also toys like those robots ...
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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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Anime with boy who can grow crystals on his body

I've seen a short clip of an anime with a little green-haired boy who apparently can form crystals on his body, like on his palm. He gets used by an adult (who cut those crystals off) and abuse him ...
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What dark anime show had a character with organic armour who fought for good?

I'm trying to figure out the name of a show I watched between 2000 and 2004 on Cartoon Network or possibly Adult Swim. It was about a mystical or alien character He wore some kind of organic armour ...
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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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Cyborg-human anime with political themes

There was an anime I recall watching around 2012-2014 on animax (India). I don't have a good recollection but here are fragments of the scenes I remember: Scientist guy (maybe a government employee) ...
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90s/2000s anime/cartoon with a boy, a girl, and a robot looking for seven gems to prevent the planet from blowing up

So there was this one anime/cartoon when I was a kid that I watched but I can't remember its name. But I remember that there were a boy, a girl, and a guy robot if you could say. The mission was to ...
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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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Anime about past life and a moon base

I saw this around 1997. I think most of the main characters in this movie are teenagers. They meet a younger kid named S-kun. They find out (maybe S-kun told them) that in a past life they had worked ...
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1980s - 2000s anime with soldiers fighting spectral monsters that kill on touch

I'm looking to trace back an old anime that has artistic quality akin to Ghost in the Shell. The premise is the human race is in a post-apocalyptic scenario in which the enemy are these spectral-like ...
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Anime about super athletes breaking world records

I recently watched part of an anime episode on my Roku. It was late and I was tired so I turned it off and went to bed. Now I can't remember the name of the anime. It was probably on Crunchyroll since ...
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In what order should I watch the Digimon movies and TV series?

What is best order to watch the Digimon movies and TV series? I found this list, but it looks like it has some inaccuracies.

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