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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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 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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Anime TV show with Elvis/Fonzie-like protagonist

I am trying to remember a limited television anime or manga show from several years back. The central character was a bounty hunter who located illegal aliens and brought them into some central ...
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Old Animation/Anime where the protagonist had red spiky hair [closed]

I am 23 and I remember as a kid (6-10 yo) watching a videotape animation that had some prob kids (?) with superpowers... I remember only that the protagonist had red spiky hair (like a triangle) and ...
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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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Anime with a girl in a kimono and a cloaked guy with a gunhand

I remember watching this one episode of an anime as a kid; I only remember bits and pieces. There was a girl in a kimono who looked similar to Fuu from Samurai Champloo. She carried a hand gun ...
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Anime or manga about a guy who can see voices as colors

There is an anime/manga about a guy who can see people's voices as colors. He saves a child from some sort of monster made from the child's own fears. He then is hired and taught how to defeat these ...
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Older anime featuring girls in powered suits with limited battery life 'illegally' fighting mutated people

I can't remember too many specifics, but I think that they all had simplified suits of different colours and were mentored by a lady who was an ex-member, but had a white suit I think? They had ...
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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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Anime about a girl who crashes on a planet and chased by an indestructible evil robot

It's probably from 80-90s. I remember that a girl probably crashed on some remote planet and was chased/hunting an evil robot that was indestructible. She was fighting with him at some villages. I ...
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Toonami anime about a boy with a sword and a girl with weird Uzis

This anime was shown in the earlier 2000's on Toonami. I remember a boy with a sword who had to go on a journey around the world. He met a girl with brown hair, but he was reluctant to help in the ...
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Anime where a popular teen becomes a demon slayer

I am trying to find an anime that has a super popular teenager as a protagonist. One day that guy goes at night in his school with his friends and he gets attacked by some shadow daemons. And all of a ...
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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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Anime where a super girl accidentally kills an innocent boy then merges with his body until he is restored

I watched this anime 3-4 years ago in which a super girl is beating some guys but accidentally kills an innocent boy. She then merges herself with the boy until his body is properly restored.
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Mecha anime where the hero gets two robot suits

What is the name of the mecha anime where the hero uses one mobile suit but when the battle gets tough he calls for another suit that comes from somewhere and takes him in? I saw it on Cartoon ...
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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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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 ...
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Anime TV Show With Toys

I actually don't remember much. I watched it when I couldn't even write a single letter (I was born in 2002) and I don't remember even if it was a TV show instead of an movie. All I remember is it had ...
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Japanese animated movie where a plague that turns people into stone spreads across the Earth

I watched this animated movie 6 or 5 years ago. It was about a spreading disease that turns humans into stone; it forced a company to make a project to freeze a bunch of people for 100 years in a ...
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Cartoon/anime with spherical androids that had limbs but could contract into a complete sphere

There is this cartoon (or anime I can’t really tell) that I would watch like 9-10 years ago but can’t remember the name of. Basically it was about these spherical androids, with limbs and all, but ...
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Anime where soldiers are fighting in a forest wearing futuristic armor

Back in the early 2000s I was given a VHS that had a compilation of different anime on it. This one I remember fondly is where these two soldiers were fighting in a forest wearing futuristic armor and ...
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Early 2000s anime VHS with a vampire and his apprentice fighting supernatural creatures

Back in the early 2000s I was given a VHS that had a compilation of anime. One particular I remember very fondly. A vampire and his apprentice fighting other supernatural creatures. At the end of ...
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2000s(?) anime: a girl uncovers a government secret and can control a phoenix-like monster

All I remember about this anime is a girl and her brother go to a boarding school (I believe) and the girl ends up uncovering a secret. The government is secretly trying to either destroy or control ...
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searching for anime that aired somewhere 2004-2006 on Toonami [closed]

Im searching for anime that aired somewhere 2004-2006 on Toonami . It aired when DBZ started airing. Characters threw some kind of stones with powers that gave rise to monsters or something. It aired ...
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Fantasy anime series with people from another world doing quests

I'm trying to find out how an anime is called where I once saw a youtube clip. The protagonist and others are appearing in a fantasy world and they themselves hail from our world but have no memory ...
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Robots building a bridge anime

Could someone please help me identify this anime? A few years ago, I remember watching an anime short? about some robots building a bridge autonomously. A man is sent out to investigate why the ...
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Gory anime with pink haired girl escaping an asylum

The main character was an adult female with pink hair. The anime was gory. I think I remember too the girl was in this asylum place, and then she basically got out and like ran into these people, a ...
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Anime where a boy turned into a weapon when feeling danger

I think this anime aired around '07 or '08 and it used to air on GameOne (a French TV channel). It was about a boy with black clothing who turned into a weapon (arm first I think...?) whenever he felt ...
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Sci-Fi/Fantasy Anime about a girl who turns into a world-destroyer

I seriously cannot remember any names or parts of the title, I apologize. I first watched this anime at least 10-15 years ago (most likely between 2001 and 2008) online, when even the last few ...
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Fantasy-anime show: Human-like aliens aboard spaceship, alien queen had white hair

I'd really appreciate the help, I used to watch this as a kid and want to watch it again unfortunately I can't remember the name of the anime. Stuff I do remember: Aliens that look like humans ...
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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'...
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Anime about people fighting blob in building

It was something I saw a preview of a few years ago so it’s a newer anime, at least the last 4 to 5 years. The characters in the trailer were in a giant skyscraper running away from a growing blob ...
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Scifi Cartoon possibly 80's head pecked boy

I remember a sci fi cartoon from the 80's (possibly very early 90's) and can't seem to find it again. It would have been broadcast on UK TV but unsure what channel - I have a feeling it was BBC rather ...
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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/Cartoon with a Giant Police(?) Robot

I remember watching this show around 20 years ago, likely on a children's cartoon channel (probably Cartoon Network, Toonami or Fox Kids) so it could well be a 90s cartoon or a re-run. Don't remember ...
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Movie where a girl helps an injured bird and receives gifts from it

I don’t remember details but I remember that a bird was injured and a girl (I think that she was poor) saved the bird and in exchange the bird gave her a lot of things. It was not a normal bird. The ...
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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: boy spawns down monsters, including a floating eyeball, is saved by an adult from drowning when diving to look for a boat [duplicate]

When I was younger like 6-7, I used to watch an anime. There was a guy, he looked more realistic than other animes. I remember something that he could spawn down monsters (I remember one monster ...