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.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
5
votes
1answer
5k views

Anime with gems that can summon beasts to fight for the user, one is a purple turtle

What is the name of the anime TV show where a boy can summon beasts with crystals/gems. It was on SABC 2. There was also a boy that could summon a purple turtle . I think the gems were blue, green, ...
10
votes
1answer
4k views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
545 views

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 ...
15
votes
1answer
3k views

Anime about a boy and a girl who ride ostrich-like creatures through a valley

I can not remember much but I have had this film in my head for years I searched everything I can remember on every website I can think of. I don't remember the exact story but I'll list everything ...
5
votes
1answer
816 views

Mid-1980s animated theatrical release

Though at the time I saw it I did not know it, this would be called "anime" today. It was in English, and I don't remember if the characters lips matched the audio track. I couldn't have been older ...
11
votes
1answer
2k views

Cartoon Network show. Monster hunting. Dark theme. Monsters looked to be done by CGI

Okay so I remember almost nothing of this show. The only thing I know is that I used to watch this show on Cartoon Network and it had a hero who used a sword to fight monsters and a girl who used bow ...
7
votes
1answer
2k views

Anime style cartoon - 4 characters on a planet with giant oval floating robots looking for them - 1989 or before

I have been trying to find a cartoon I watched as a kid. It was shown on Sky Movies (UK) in 1989 or 1990 in the kids cartoons slot on Sky Analogue. It featured a team of four characters, possibly ...
4
votes
1answer
2k views

Anime: boy transforms into white+orange being after a terrorist attack

Typical Japanese style anime art, it was a series. It has been around for more than 6 years. I think it mixed fantasy and sci-fi. It was certainly not Isekai and it has no magic, it feels more like ...
4
votes
1answer
12k views

Looking for Anime with a prince faking being mentally handicapped hiding a giant mech suit wreaking havoc

This is all I can remember. There are four worlds whose people and technology were all swapped so humans ended up with high tech mech suits that they used to kill each other. There was a supposedly ...
14
votes
2answers
6k views

Old cartoon or anime featuring a girl protected by a Red Robot

I am trying to find an old cartoon, I remember it was about a young girl, possible a princess who was protected by a red robot on her journey. I also remember that her father (I think) created two ...
15
votes
2answers
6k views

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 ...
10
votes
2answers
834 views

Anime about a red haired boy suddenly being transported into another world

So the anime I'm looking for is about a red haired boy suddenly being transported in another world in his modern world while going to his school with his blue haired friend (he was transported alone). ...
7
votes
1answer
1k views

Animated series whose main character wears a red gauntlet on his arm

The main character has a gauntlet or a similar gadget in his arm that summons different creatures either for combat or just as companions, and also a yo-yo that he uses in combat and infuses it with ...
7
votes
1answer
1k views

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 ...
6
votes
6answers
35k views

What anime features a boy with a gem or crystal that gives him powers to transform into an organic robot of some sort? [duplicate]

I'd like to identify this anime TV show or movie. I saw it about 6 years ago, late night, on Cartoon Network/Adult Swim/Toonami/Boomerang, in English language. At the beginning of the show there was ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

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 ...
7
votes
1answer
889 views

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 ...
13
votes
1answer
992 views

An animated sci-fi movie with a fully armoured antagonist and a pale looking child

This is one of the few movies I saw on one of my relative's computer screen when I was little. As I was too young to understand anything, it was approximately 15 to 20 years ago (I believe the movie ...
28
votes
3answers
100k views

Why does Jiji not talk at the end of the movie?

In the film, Kiki's Delivery Service, the small black cat that Kiki keeps with her a sort-of familiar is Jiji. Jiji can talk, and is quite incisive, really. In the middle portion of the film, Kiki ...
7
votes
1answer
365 views

Anime space opera from the 80s, possibly involving some temporal paradox

I'm trying to identify an old anime movie from my childhood. I saw it around the might-eighties. It was a space opera, and I can recall the following elements: A big space fleet that is escaping ...
6
votes
2answers
477 views

90s manga/anime about pilots merged into the backs of Gundam like suits

I've been trying to remember an anime/manga I used to watch when I was a kid. The parts I remember are: Metal suits (like Gundam sing but not) that the pilots merged into the backs of these machines ...
6
votes
3answers
2k views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
947 views

Anime - Boy with a gem on his forehead could transform and combine, as could a cat and another person

I'm 16 and when I was 6 (around 2006-2007), I used to watch a cool anime (don't ask me what channel because i found out it was illegally downloaded by my other friends). I only vividly remember ...
5
votes
2answers
793 views

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 ...
5
votes
1answer
2k views

Looking for Sci-Fi cartoon series from early 2000s

All I remember is that it was between ~2002-2005. It was about a boy in a dystopian, almost post-apocalyptic world (lot's of brown\cliff\mountains scenes). He found a staff with a droid on it (who ...
5
votes
1answer
479 views

90s (or earlier) Japanese anime movie: two planets at war, young man is in love with princess from the other planet, and floods his own village

I would like to find out the title of a Japanese anime feature film (not a series) that I saw on Romanian TV in the early 90s. It was about a feud between the peoples of two planets (one very ...
4
votes
1answer
405 views

80's anime with the villains coming back after each defeat with a new animal-based robot

What I remember is that in the same movie every time the villains were defeated they came back in a new machine, I think they were all animal based but robots. They always had the same symbol ...
3
votes
1answer
453 views

Anime with character who has markings/balls on his arm that allow him to operate weapons [duplicate]

I saw an anime on toonamai about about a guy (who I believe was an orphan) who kept breaking through doors to get to another realm. Something happens, and he does get through, but now he has markings ...
9
votes
1answer
704 views

Need help remembering title of 80s-era sci fi anime featuring car combat with Star Wars inspired characters

Been trying to track down some of my old favorites from the 80s era of anime, one that has refused to show up in search after search has brought me here with the hope that someone might know of it. ...
6
votes
1answer
692 views

Name of anime space dragon movie

I think it was in the late 70s/early 80s an anime movie appeared on HBO. During that time HBO mailed a monthly TV Guide of prominent movies being aired and I think it had a high profile spot. I don't ...
5
votes
3answers
2k views

Is Dragonball's hero Son Goku unbeatable?

After seeing the Dragonball series in cartoons and in movies, I'm confused about the actual power of Goku. Everytime he fights, he proves himself more powerful than previously. What about his son ...
5
votes
2answers
701 views

Old cartoon where villain turns villagers into statues

I used to watch a cartoon as a kid where a villain turns villagers into stone statues and there is a kid from that village that has a cylindrical object where he can insert balls that contain monsters ...
5
votes
2answers
857 views

Early 90s mecha anime where the mecha was like Voltron in that each pilot controlled a portion of the mecha that would merge into a bigger mecha

I'm trying to find an anime movie I watched when I was younger; I believe I first watched it in 90/91. The story revolved around the recruitment and training of a group that would pilot a mecha that ...
3
votes
1answer
708 views

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 ...
3
votes
1answer
1k views

Looking for the title of an anime movie I saw in the 80s [duplicate]

I'm from the Netherlands and we used to have filmnet at home, a paid movie channel. They would always show anime movies in the weekends. I think this movie was on in 1985/ 1986, something like that. ...
12
votes
1answer
3k views

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 ...
11
votes
1answer
4k views

A cartoon/anime with a blonde-haired boy with blue eyes and his father(?), they're looking for 7 gems/diamonds

I'm not sure if it's an anime, or just an anime-styled cartoon. The main character seems to be somewhere around 14 y.o. He had short, curly blonde hair and blue eyes. In the first episode, he receives ...
9
votes
1answer
5k views

Anime about boy & summoning monsters

I probably watched the anime anywhere from 6 to 10 years ago, it's hard to recall, from what I remember it was about a boy, probably anywhere from 14 years of age to older, had shorter to medium ...
0
votes
1answer
973 views

Searching for the name of a cartoon which was broadcast on Cartoon Network (India) between 1999 and 2003

I am searching for the name of a cartoon which was broadcast on Cartoon Network (India) between 1998 and 2002. This cartoon aired around 4:30. The cartoon seemed to be Japan-made. The cartoon ...
12
votes
1answer
3k views

Anime about half-human girls who fight monsters?

I'm fairly sure this anime came out within the last 5 or 6 years. The version I saw was dubbed into English. The premise is that the world has been overrun by nightmarish monsters - huge, dark, very ...
8
votes
1answer
577 views

Anime where a character works to prevent his birth

I'm trying to find an anime I watched in 2005/2006. It was a short one (probably around 12-13 episodes) and I remember only one character - a dark haired guy (his name started with Y, but I'm not sure)...
7
votes
1answer
3k views

Anime like pokemon but with crystals

There's an anime I watched around 2008 on Netflix, it's similar to Pokémon, but instead of Pokéballs, the main character has a green crystal that contains a blue moose-ish looking thing, it's like a ...
7
votes
1answer
2k views

Mecha anime with giant robots summoned from sky, water and earth

I can't remember the name of this anime I watched when I was child. It was a little bit old, a mecha anime probably from 90’s. In it there are 3 boys who have gigantic robots. One boy summons his ...
7
votes
1answer
448 views

Anime where this black haired boy goes to rescue this girl from a villain

Around 2006 I watched an anime (movie) where this black haired boy goes to rescue this girl from a villain. I don’t remember the girl but I distinctly remember two scenes. The first is while on his ...
6
votes
3answers
540 views

Possible anime from MTV circa 2000-2002 about a cop who carried a special bullet around his neck

I have been trying to find a certain anime, or cartoon from around 2000-2004. I watched a few episodes while at the gym and it was on MTV I am pretty sure. I never found out what show it was since ...
6
votes
1answer
6k views

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 ...
4
votes
6answers
6k views

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 ...
4
votes
2answers
2k views

1995-2004(ish) anime dealing with kidnapped/trapped girl (was aired on mainstream television, maybe Cartoon Network)

I would like to remember a show from my childhood but only remember certain vague concepts from it. There was this girl, maybe a princess, who was kidnapped or trapped inside this machine (maybe her ...
4
votes
1answer
1k views

Anime in which people in mecha suits fight yellow monsters, but the more they fight, the more they turn into crystals and eventually die

I am not able to remember the name of this anime. There were yellow monsters, and the people who fought them used big machine suits. The more they used the suits, the more they turned into crystals ...
4
votes
0answers
172 views

Anime where a girl with a flute turns students into monsters

There is this anime in which at the first episode at the mc's school, the students would be turned into monsters, because of a girl (using a flute I believe) which was together with a other guy. What'...