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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Cartoon/anime show involving a guy duped by the immortal bad guy, a green stone that gives pain powers, and a blue stone for super strength

They wear the shirt color of their gems, and they fly all over the world in a jet looking for other people who have gems. The bad guy tricks the first character to take his side and later finds out he ...
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Anime where genetically modified girls fight aliens/sea monsters

They're genetically modified girls that fight aliens/sea monsters but are paired with a guy. They have been modified with the monsters DNA and they go to a university/academy to learn to fight until ...
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Anime about spherical crystals that bestow power to their owners

I don't really remember many details, but I do remember these few things: There are a few spherical gem crystals which give power to their owners and their owners' weapons. There may be between 5-7 ...
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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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1990s Anime series where people fought in an alternate dimension. If the good guys won, the area where they fought was undamaged

I'm working on some fairly vague memories from when I was in high school and my brother, then in college, was introducing me to anime via the tapes he brought back, which would put this somewhere ...
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Fantasy modern-looking anime about a couple

The guy has blonde hair and the girl has purple hair. It’s modern-looking and a supernatural anime (which included witches). At the end she dies and the guy kisses her and she wakes up in her bedroom. ...
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90s/00s anime with a kid and his battle robot that he upgrades to fight in arena battles

Anime that I'm pretty sure was dubbed and brought over to NA that I watched in late 90s maybe early 00s. Premise was a kid and his battle robot that he upgraded from time to time to do some kind of ...
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Anime Identification - Female mage bitten by small creature

(Anywhere that text is italicised indicates my uncertainty to the claims veracity) I'm searching for an anime (Japanese-style animation) movie/series (although it felt more like a feature film), that ...
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Anime series where the Earth was suddenly surrounded by a kind of energy sphere in the sky, blocking anyone from leaving

I'm sorry I can't give any details, but I just remember I once saw a Japanese anime series. I think it was about a (future) Earth where the Earth was suddenly surrounded by a kind of (blue) energy ...
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I'm looking for an anime movie, made around 1980 - 2000 [closed]

I am looking for an anime movie or series about a boy that travels with a girl on a submarine named Nautilus, some connection with Jules Verne novel.
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Anime/cartoon about two kids trying to depetrify all humans

I just remember a few things: Anime/cartoon about a girl and a boy, the girl had some magical power I think and she was given a special cannon or mortar or some form of firing device (not an arm) I ...
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Anime about a city where you must not lose your mask, otherwise you lose your face

I remember the first chapter where the main character is visiting a city with his/her pet (I don’t remember the gender or if the pet was a human). The thing is you don’t have to lose your mask because ...
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Alien invasion happened and humanity made powered armor suits to fight

I don't exactly know the name of this anime/cartoon so here I am describing it. It was aired in 2002 on TV. The story contained mainly an alien invasion and a force of power armor guys who fight the ...
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Who is this pink-haired, bespectacled anime character?

I was on Twitter when I met a girl with this anime icon and now I want to watch, but I don't know which anime is this character from.
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Anime about a character in a magic world but with no magic, so he builds guns instead

I remember watching an anime that had a white-haired and red-eyed main character; there's also a blonde loli as a side character. The main character is in a magic world, but knows no spells, so he ...
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Early 2010s animated TV show about magic dice [duplicate]

This was an animated show with teenage characters from the early 2010s. It was more on the childish side I guess, and I specifically remember it having to do with magic dice that when you rolled it ...
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Space Anime with super large spaceship, lonely cube AI and young girl crowned as its queen!

So, someone looking for a specific space anime and I want to help him. His description about it: https://forums.spacebattles.com/threads/looking-for-a-specific-space-anime-pls-help.869977/ so i'm ...
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Anime about a boy who summons a robot with a sword or a flute

I remember watching a cartoon or an anime as a kid back in 1994 to 1998-ish. Parts that I remember are that a boy could summon a really special rare robot with a sword or a flute. Don't remember if ...
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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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Why did the Torumekians kill King Jhill?

A Torumekian airship in distress appears over the Valley of the Wind. Despite Nausicaa's efforts, it crashes with the loss of all hands. Soon after this, the peace of the valley is shattered when ...
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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 ...
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80’s Sci-fi anime with an outside force attacking the planet resulting in space battles [duplicate]

Anime film or series from the 80's. There is this hostile extraterrestrial force that attacks the planet. Action takes place in space near the planet and with spaceship battles. The planet sea level ...
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How was SEELE able to find the last angel (Kaworu)?

At the end of the original series, Gendo Ikari seems to be diverging from their original idea, and to prevent this SEELE (committee?) sends Kaworu to NERV directly, aiming to make contact with the ...
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Anime about high school student that protect their school from monster or maybe ghost

I remember watching this anime when I was a kid around 2008. Here's the details that I remember about this anime: There are two main characters, male and female They wear some kind of Japanese ...
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Mech suit anime where the pilot gets full control over the suit if the mech decides to merge with them

Looking for a mech anime series where if the mech suit chooses to merge with the human pilot, he receives total control over the suit but if destroyed in combat will die with the suit. The main ...
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Anime movie from the 90s, where characters fight monsters with supernatural/psychic powers?

This is a long shot, but I remember walking into a video tape rental store and saw this playing, but the attendant didn't know the name of the film. I only saw it for a few minutes, and it was a sub, ...
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Anime where a man shoots bullets controlled by small creatures

I'm trying to find an anime in which guy is shooting a normal-looking revolver, but there are little creatures riding the bullets yelling and making the bullets bounce in crazy ways to shoot people. ...
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Why did L not prevent the report of Kira's tests in the police database if he already concluded he must have had access to such information?

For some reason, the genius L only said not to report that information to the media. But in the previous episode he had already concluded that Kira had to have access to police information. Episode 3: ...
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Indie-like OVA anime where a girl commands a pet alien which can transform into anything

I can't remember when I watched it, but I know it was an OVA (Original Video Animation), something of an indie. The girl had a "pet" alien that could transform into absolutely anything. I believe her ...
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2014/16 Mecha anime where the main character went to an island and a man with white hair popped out who he had to fight

This is an anime from a while back I remember catching an episode of it (not sure which). But basically it was like a mecha anime and they had to go to this island for some reason. Inside the island ...
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Anime/cartoon where a kid has to save his grandma that turned to stone

Anime/cartoon where a kid has to save his grandma that turned to stone, and has to save her by getting all the "types" of creatures which help him fight.
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An old anime featuring a teen transfer into a beastly armor

I saw this Japanese anime on TV anime channel with Chinese subtitles ( I live in Taiwan ) when I was very young ( in the early 90’s ) so the memories are pretty blurry. Plots: It was a long film ...
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Anime movie where a girl meets a butterfly/moth boy

I don't remember much about it. It was an old anime or perhaps western animation, most likely anime. All I remember is there was a girl and a fairy boy reminiscent of a moth or butterfly. They would ...
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Anime: 2 girls at a cafe, gem falls into one of their drinks

I can't remember this anime I watched. All I know is there were 2 girls sitting at cafe and a bunch of guys came out of the sky, they were after a gem that fell into one of the girls' drinks. The gem ...
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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 ...
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I'm looking for an old anime transported featuring stones with power and people who can summon beings to fight with

I'm looking for an anime. It's an old one I think. It's about a guy who is some delinquent and gets called to another world. He has a stone, pearl thing after that which he can summon a thing that is ...
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Pre-90s anime movie, girl on a journey to find her brother encounters a dragon/dinosaur-shaped patrol vehicle [duplicate]

I'm trying to find the title of an anime I saw when I was really young. Most likely pre-90's but definitely before 1995. I only vaguely remember some details. It follows a girl who journeys to find ...
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Anime where students fight with pods that have controls to control a small robot

Basically there are these high school students that study in a special high school. Apparently, they fight with pods that have controls to control a small robot that is used to fight. I don't know who ...
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Anime about a boy with powers engraved on his back, monsters turn into crystals when dead

Anime in which a boy who follows a goddess and has some fire ball powers. The powers are like images on his back which only the goddess can read. He goes into the tower to kill monsters which turn ...
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80's cartoon about dragon riders

I remember watching VHS tapes at my grandparents' house around 1990-1995 so would guess it was made some time between 1985 and 1992. It may have been an over dubbed Japanese cartoon. I can only ...
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Looking for an old anime about men who transform into winged sort of machines

I've seen this for the first time 13 years ago. I don't exactly remember much of the show except the dragged out transformation sequences and the girl who helped these men hide their identities. I ...
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Anime about a group of knight friends. One of them betrays the others but comes back to help them in the end

I have been looking for an anime I watched. I mostly recall details from the ending; The anime is about a group of friends/knights who have to help defeat a big villain. One of these characters is a ...
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Anime about fighting sentient crystal beings and fusing with them [duplicate]

Sorry if the info is bad, i have bad spelling and bad memory, I will give out my best to tell about the anime. The anime starts of with a male character that's in middle school/high school, (if I ...
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Sci-fi anime set in space with a spaceship on the run from bad guys

I’m looking for a 90's -00's anime I saw on TV on a channel called Spacetoon about 17 years ago. Here is what I remember from it: It’s set in space and centers around the crew of a spaceship that is ...
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Anime involving a protagonist who considers himself to be a master swordsman

I had seen this anime on Animax. The protagonist thinks he's very good at sword fighting, but then the antagonist defeats him and others, and takes away their swords. Also there's this blacksmith ...
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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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Anime where the MC has a ring of light on his chest and monsters can look like people

I watched an anime a couple years ago on Netflix where the MC had a ring of light on his chest or maybe it was on his head? This ring of light when exposed revealed monsters or demons that were nearby....
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Anime movie about war from the 1980s [duplicate]

Around 1990 I saw a cartoon movie on Super-channel (Europe). Think it was an anime. It was about a prince and a princess who were fond of each other but their countries were at war. The prince was ...
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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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Old anime I saw about 15 years ago with transforming characters

Had to have been 15-ish years ago. The only episode I really remember well has the protagonist trapped, and the villain has the protagonist's love interest watching him. The villain keeps goading him ...

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