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. Protagonist has two enemies turned allies

I don't remember the features of the protagonist only that he is a boy. He has two enemies (as far as I remember) turned allies. The first ally has a bracelet that looks like a cylinder of a revolver ...
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Cartoon with a tiger woman and a snake/serpent woman fighting in a cave

I remember only one particular scene, probably in the 2000s. But I remember a tiger woman and a snake/serpent woman fighting in a cave and the main characters had to collect some kind of stone or gem ...
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How does Kuchiki Rukia gain her Bankai?

I have seen that Rukia fights using his bankai named Hakka no Togame, but I do not recall background info about how develop this form. Is there any information in the manga or anime?
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Anime movie, police special unit, fights demons with huge guns that cast/fire spells

I've seen this once about 10 years ago and been searching for it since. I could draw the look of it but can't remember the name or find it on Google. This is a Japanese anime movie, not series, ...
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Movie with forest eating the moon?

I'm trying to remember this movie I watched a while back; I kinda remember it as being pretty good... It was sorta post-apocalypse, and the moon had been blown up somewhat, but now it had a huge ...
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According to the anime, which Pokemon don't use their names to communicate?

This question lists a few Pokemon that don't use their names to talk: Staryu/Starmie Krabby/Kingler Victreebel Electabuzz I can think of a couple more: Charizard Gyarados Both of these only do a ...
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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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80's/90's anime film where people transform into their animal powers. i.e man changed into cheetah to run faster

When I was about 3 or 4 years old I remember watching a cartoon film, probably around 1991/92, where the characters could turn into their animal powers. I specifically remember one scene where a ...
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Anime girl dies while dude tries saving her

This happened nearly 10 years ago before we had a TV box that let us see what show we were watching. I don't remember many details but at one point this girl seems like she really wants this dude ...
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Anime series from 1980s or 1990s about princess, protagonist and his robot who are flying to the Earth for help

This anime series is about a protagonist whose planet was destroyed/conquered by an Evil empire and princess, along with the protagonist and courtiers, are flying to the Earth for help. They are ...
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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 group of kids with special abilities who go to school together

From what I remember there are kids with special abilities who go to school with each other. Some are not as strong and leave, which is part of the mystery. I think there are some human-like monsters ...
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Anime story. Monster and monster-hunter become unlikely friends due to a time distortion

I believe the story came from some sort of anime. There was a monster and I think a hunter/hero. The monster destroys some villages or something. So then, the hero chases after the monster to kill it. ...
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Trying to find the name of this anime

I'm trying to find this anime's name in this video at the 9:25 mark, anyone have any idea?
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What is the name of this anime with a green-haired henchman being tickled?

This is the video in question. A young boy tickles a green-haired goon with a mohawk.
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Anime where the main character has a pet squirrel and her friends have powers activated by devices on their wrists

The animation looked like an anime. The main character was a young schoolgirl with short red hair and she had a flying squirrel as a pet. In the beginning she transferred to her grandfather's school, ...
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Anime identification - blue hovering surfboards and windmills

A few years ago on Netflix in the UK I saw the first episode or two of an anime where a young boy flies his hovering techno surfboard over a field, maybe with windmills in the background. I'm afraid ...
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Anime or movie about a girl escaping a world that's blown up

I can remember watching this in the late 90s, but it could be older. A young girl is put into a shuttle, as her world or space station is being blasted apart. She's blonde I think, and you see the ...
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Anime with a werewolf protecting a little vampire girl because his lineage swore to

This one dude runs into a little girl whom he has met before but has no memory of it and he turns into a werewolf. He also remembers that he comes from a lineage of werewolves that swore to protect ...
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Looking for the name of an anime character with spiky red hair and a big red robotic glove [closed]

Ok, so a couple years ago (5-6 years), a friend of mine had a toy which resembled a young boy with spicky red hair and a big, red robotic glove. It was from a manga or an anime. Who was he?
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Japanese movie with girl who goes boom at the end

I am looking for a japanese(?) anime movie that I watched around 15 years ago, but it's probably much older. Unfortunately I don't remember many details. I think that action was set in the near ...
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Anime movie played on Adult Swim, guy gets enrolled in a mech program to fight against blue crystals

A few years ago I saw an anime movie on Adult Swim. This movie began with a guy walking into an empty city with a photo of a girl with an arrow pointing towards her boobs. Later in the movie he gets ...
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Manga/anime/game: protagonist suffered accident that made him see monsters except for one girl

I’m trying to identify a manga/anime/game/comic, these are the clues: Protagonist suffered some kind of head injury during an accident. He saw humans including his own friends look like monsters. He ...
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Anime where a group of 3 teenagers travel to help a land recover from an evil ruler's doings

It was an old anime where 3 teenagers journeyed to help the local area recover from what the evil ruler did to the kingdom. In one village they helped an old lady with a farm problem. Once, when they ...
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Card game based anime with battling a teacher and a school on an island

I read a book that I'm pretty sure is based on an anime. It's a card game based anime. All I remember is that the kids have a school to go to that is on an island, they have to battle a teacher to ...
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Anime movie: kid is so good at VR game that government tries to recruit him

We were discussing the mandela effect at work today, and a coworker insisted he saw an anime movie around 2000-2001 that he could never find ever again. According to him: It had a very similar style ...
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What happened to Yoruichi's Zanpakuto?

Yoruichi was a Captain at one stage, and the only Captain to not achieve Bankai was Zaraki. So we know that she most certainly had a Zanpakuto. But to the best of my knowledge we never see it (we do ...
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Why didn't King Kai use Instant Transmision to help Goku reach the battle in time?

During the Saiyan saga, once Goku had finished his training with King Kai, he realized that he had not taken the time to cross Snake way into consideration, making him late to the battle. This ...
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Anime of 80-90's name. Robot fight

Would appreciate if someone helps me with the name of the old anime I watched as a kid. The anime was released at about 80-90’s. I don’t remember the script, but one scene is stuck in my memory. The ...
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Robot anime of the 80s

I am desperately trying to remember an anime I used to watch as a kid in the 80s. It was about robots, I don't remember if the boy (the protagonist) could transform into a robot or he just was the ...
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Anime where people with the help of some sort of crystal able to get bionic suits

I cannot recall the name of this anime. It's about people who can, with the help of some sort of crystal, get these bionic suits in which they fight against aliens with like yellow blood, and a group ...
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What Japanese myths/beliefs are referenced in Ponyo, and why was tasting blood relevant?

I rewatched Ponyo recently, and there are quite a few briefly touched on, but not thoroughly explained, mystical elements that left me wondering rather I was missing part of the allusions. I'm not ...
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2000s (or earlier) anime movie with a mech powered by holy men, and a bad guy killing his family while pretending to be an idiot [duplicate]

I watched this on the Sci Fi Channel - SYFY UK about 15 years ago. It ended with a giant mech battle. The bad guys' mech was powered by holy men (that chanted to keep it working). The good guys' mech ...
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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 ...
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Dystopian anime series in which a boy finds a capsule, with a girl wearing a bracelet

I remember watching something years back; the anime is set in a dystopian Japan, where a boy accidentally finds an capsule with a girl inside of it, with the girl wearing a bracelet.
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Can anyone find this anime/cartoon?

I remember watching this while I was somewhere between 5-10 years old, and I've been trying to find it again ever since. I can give you a very bad description of it that might sound like a lot of ...
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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 ...
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Old anime about fighting puppets.

Early 2000's probably on cartoon network or adult swim. One of the evil puppets pretty much controlled his human. Main puppet was blond
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Does anyone remember this old “trapped in a video game” anime?

The animation looked like an Anime. It was about this kid that is playing this video game, where some dinosaur monsters are chasing a girl. If I'm not mistaken, he's playing as the monsters, but then ...
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Anime where man is crossing the street. Saved from an accident by someone who knew him in a past life (as a girl)

I saw a trailer for an anime that caught my eye and so saved it. I think the trailer was deleted as I can't find the video anymore and it didn't look like it was uploaded by the company who made it. ...
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Trying to find an old animated / anime movie with massive sized dragons in it

So this driving me mad. This was an older animated / Anime movie. It involved 2 kings battling it out at one point. One with a sword for good and one for evil. The Hero was a typical young fighter who ...
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What is Motoko Kusanagi's nationality and ethnicity?

Ignoring the transhuman aspect of Major's prosthesis, was Motoko Kusanagi ever intended, in either the manga or anime, to be non-Japanese? I'm asking due to the current #IAmMajor campaign being ...
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Cartoon/anime where a girl turns to stone and the boy has a “hoverboard” and travels around with her body

I don't remember that many details, and I'm not actually sure whether it was a cartoon or an anime, but a boy and a girl were travelling (on foot) and at some point the girl is turned to stone (I'm ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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Anime with a floating city, a boy and his girlfriend

In this anime I saw (it's been years), it seemed like a nice floating city, but something was going on (sadly don't know the exact plot anymore), so the main character gets somehow chased by the ...
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Anime about guy with a unique robotic arm

I am looking for an anime about guy with a unique robotic arm. I remember a part where some dude steals a crystal, which later causes him to transform into something. I think and he is getting chased ...
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Which anime are these images from?

Does any one know which anime these images are from?
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Old anime show with pirate, princess, and boy

I remember an old anime show that involved a girl pirate, a princess with two robots (I think they were red and blue) and a guy. I'm pretty sure the guy could jump through a portal to get to different ...
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Anime where modern astronauts get transported to future

In the early or mid 2000s, I remember watching an anime episode (or maybe movie) where 3 US astronauts get transported by some space macguffin to the distant future and are found by a post-humanist ...

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