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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Identify anime series about detective agency ran by a guy and two women

The three characters were adults running a struggling detective agency. They were in love with each other but hesitant to do anything about it. The community around them supported their love and were ...
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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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Isekai manga with time-travel involving a flip phone

In first episode is that he went to a 7eleven (but then in Japan) and suddenly disappeared into another world (with a flip phone) where magic is relevant. He gets in trouble, but a girl saves him who ...
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80s Robot Cartoon where giant robot is controlled by kid with lunchbox

I need help remembering an 80s cartoon show that was about a giant blue robot that was controlled by a little kid using either a lunchbox or a briefcase. I remember the robot had the number 33 painted ...
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Trying to ID a VHS anime compilation, including an episode of "Vampire Princess Miyu", and a sci-fi horror anime with two characters fighting in armor

I had this two-hour VHS tape back in 2006 with a compilation of four episodes from different anime. One episode was from Vampire Princess Miyu. The other was a sci-fi horror anime with two characters ...
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Why is Brock drawn with his eyes closed?

Brock seems to walk around with his eyes perpetually closed. I've seen a bunch of fan-theories about why this is, including; To make him look wise (AKA "kitsune no me"). It's coding for him ...
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Dark, fantasy animated movie where the antagonist is a tall humanoid with an eye patch, who fights the hero totally naked after his spaceship crashed

I'm looking for a movie I saw at least 20 years ago (1998-2001). I don't remember the story, I don't remember the main character. The only thing I know for sure is the villain was a tall humanoid with ...
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Fantasy anime where girls transform into different things to help others

I watched this anime a few years ago as of 2020. 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 ...
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Looking for the name of an anime where the robot head is also an airplane

Looking for the name of an anime where the robot/mecha was also an airplane. The pilot (white uniform) would typically fly the plane to fight the bad guys then there would be a scene where the plane ...
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1980s or 1990s film with robots or mechs I watched in my childhood

There was a film I had on VCR when I was a kid that must have been from around the 1980s or 1990s. I watched it dozens of times and it had some very large robots that I vaguely think could have been ...
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Anime movie (2000-2015?) that was about a girl who lived in a ufo with rainbow lights

I want to know the title of an anime movie that was about a girl who lived in a ufo. I think the movie is from 2000 to 2015, or it might be a little older. I remember that the ufo had rainbow lights. ...
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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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Japanese animation from 2012: A boy builds a space ship with alien help

All I remember was that I saw it around 2012, and it was in Japanese, about a kid trying to build his own space ship and go to space. In the end when he finally succeeds at the end of the show it ...
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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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Device used by teens to transform

It was around 2008 to 2010. A team of kids has a device to transform with one button. The main character has a brown colored one. The team has more than 4 members. One character transforms into a hero ...
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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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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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80s anime with mecha having tank-tread "roller skates"

I have not been able to identify a series of short anime shorts (I think each episode was about a minute, maybe two or three minutes, but short) from the mid/late80s (I think I first saw them in 86 or ...
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Manga (or Anime) where the protagonist is put in charge of a barren plot and grows a rare plant

I either watched this a while back or read it but in the show/manga the main character is put in charge of barren land that's doesn't have much value. If I recall correctly it was as a reward for ...
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Manga with Overpowered boy some #son of a noble?

This boy was reincarnated as number (something) son of a noble (meaning, he's not the eldest). But he's powerful in magic. He was able to receive his own title (maybe baron?) and mansion. He made a ...
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Why doesn't hamon/Ripple slow down Joseph Joestar's aging?

In Part II: Battle Tendencies of Jojo's Bizarre Adventures, the long-running manga series (and more relevantly to me, its ongoing anime adaptation of the same name) we learn that the martial arts ...
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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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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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Anime where the guy has gems on his arm that indicates his power level?

The guy has gems on his arm that indicates his power level and when he increases his power level he can morph his arm into different weapons. He's fighting in this arena to beat others like him with ...
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Name of Mecha Anime from the 70s/80s Based on One Episode

I have searched over and over trying to find this, so now finally posting the question to see if anyone else has a clue about this. My details are vague, but here goes. I remember watching a cartoon ...
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'80s Sci-fi Anime where galactic explorers search an alien planet for God

I'd watched this sci-fi anime in late '80s. A group of Galactic explorers lands on a planet where they found giant robots, and many other secrets. They were the remnants of an ancient civilization. At ...
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Anime where a princess secretly doesn't have magic and is eventually found out

The anime works like this. Basically not having magic means death and only those with magic can live. The scene I saw is a princess in that city secretly doesn't have magic and is later found out (she'...
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Identifying an anime about a boy trying to learn magic with their school teacher

I saw an anime a few months ago, 1 episode then had to stop, and can't seem to remember the name now... The first episode was about a boy in a village with his friends they were trying to learn ...
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Anime where a girl sentenced to be killed is saved by a man who used to be little but grew quickly

I'm searching for the name of an anime I watched at least 10 years ago. At the beginning, a girl is sentenced to be killed by her family or at least a group of persons who were sitting around a table. ...
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'80s anime where a boy is transported back in time to the Jurassic era, and a T-Rex is speared to death by a tribe

I'm looking for an old anime I used to watch as a kid, for which I have only some glimpses of the story. It was probably made during the '80s, and I remember a black-haired, black-dressed boy as a ...
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What transmutation circle did Shou Tucker use in his chimera daughter?

Can anyone show/share what transmutation circle did Shou Tucker use in his chimera daughter? It was partially shown in the anime but I couldn't make out the entire circle. Here's a short video on it: ...
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Name of anime/cartoon show where a flying robot uses parts of itself in flying patterns (alphabet letters) to upgrade itself to defeat enemies

I recall a show where a sole pilot would fly a fighter/mech(a) through various patterns under the directions of a base/station commander. I can't remember the English name for it, and don't have any ...
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Old anime OVA isekai, bubble priestess, and destined protector

I remember this old anime I ordered off of Netflix in the 2000s. It was about a dying land and their priestess lineage was "dying" or something was wrong, so they had to throw their holy ...
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Anime where guy is forced to fight on his first day of magic school. Portal opens and his wife(!) comes out and gives him a gauntlet

This guy gets into a magic school where on the first day he is forced to fight a girl in front of everyone but during the the fight a lady comes out a portal and claims she is his wife and he gains a ...
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Fantasy anime involving a god named Paladin

I watched this anime several years ago. Although I am calling it an anime, this is not to imply that it does or does not originate from Japan (I don't know where this is from). This anime involves a ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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