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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Anime with birds and a vibrating building

I watched this as an animated cartoon. I assume from my memory of the style that it was Japanese anime. The story follows a small group of security personnel dealing, at first, with the problem of ...
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Anime preview about a young girl standing in a window being pulled upward by illuminated strings

I saw this preview for what looked like an anime in the 90s or early 00s. I can't remember what film it was shown as a preview in, but I remember a few details: There was a scene of the preview with ...
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Anime: people are on a space ship that never lands, something aboard the ship that's very dark, old enough to have been on VHS

I remember this anime vaguely but it made me feel quite creeped out, I don't think it had multiple parts but it certainly could have. Possibly people were cryogenically asleep or something? I seem ...
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Anime identification from an image with a bejeweled skeleton

I saw this on a YouTube video and was trying to figure out which anime this is from.
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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 ...
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Mecha anime where 2 girls fight with mechas

Looking for a mecha anime I saw on a YouTube ad; it's was about 15 mins long and started out showing a girl being choked by a girl with white hair and yellow eyes. The girl being choked had blue hair ...
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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 ...
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Cartoon or anime about people with elemental powers who could see auras

I used to watch a cartoon/anime on TV (On Disney or Disney XD, USA, English) when I was younger, I guess around early to mid 2000's. I remember the following about it: the characters had elemental ...
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Anime about a boy and 2 girls and they had to find these mechas

I was trying to find this old anime I used to watch, it was about a boy and 2 girls (1 with red hair and I remember the other one had blue hair) and they had to find these mechas. I remember there ...
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Anime where students are transported to another world and awaken a female robot/witch

The story begins with a group of high school students entering a different dimension/world. The main male character awakens a female robot/witch by using her wand/staff which is key shaped at the end ...
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Anime where character finds buried mech suit [closed]

I’m looking for an anime I remember from many years ago, I want to say it is a Gundam series but I can’t recall. I remember the character finding a mecha suit buried for some reason and when he got ...
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Anime with humans fighting aliens and telepathy involved

Probably 70's or 80's. Story is that a girl discovers a golden halo (if I remember correctly it was gold and went around the head more or less like a crown) which gives her telekinetic powers. But ...
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An anime about a boy related to gems/crystals

I'd watched the anime between 2008 and 2012, although I feel it was closer to 2010. The anime was originally Japanese but had English subtitles, I'm not sure it had even been dubbed. The anime had ...
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Cartoon from the 80's or early 90's with 3 robot suits

This was a cartoon TV show from the 80's or early 90's. There were 3 different sets of robotic suits one small, one medium and a large one. The small one would go inside the medium one, and then the ...
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Anime: Girl travels to a foreign country with an ongoing alien invasion

I'm looking for this anime where this girl went to a foreign country but there was an alien invasion. I think the anime focuses on the mecha side of the genre. Does anyone know about this anime? I ...
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Anime about a guy who can play the guitar really well but doesn't know how

I saw an anime on Adult Swim, probably between 2002-2005. It might have been the first episode. But the main character has amnesia or had his memory wiped. He was carrying an acoustic guitar and ...
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Anime about demons that take over Earth they were created by humans. Girls called fairies fight them to take earth back

Anime about girls called fairies that fight demons on Earth. The main character is a guy that fought one of the demons with 3 friends, 2 of the friends died in the fight and he killed the demon but ...
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Anime about a boy with black hair and a 10 foot tall grey robot

I remember watching (on TV) an anime with a young boy (black hair) and a robot (all grey). The robot was not huge, like being able the pick the boy up in his hand. He was more like ten feet tall. And ...
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Anime about a man transported to another world, is a demon king

There was an anime I watched a while ago where a male fell into water and was transported to another world that was old-timey and everything. Later he found out he is a demon king and all these things ...
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Need help figuring out what this anime manga where protagonist uses spirit feather was called

An old anime I'm trying to remember. The main character uses a spirit blue feather that resembles his mother power and another that he has which is his dad’s power(never uses). He has to fight ...
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Cartoon/anime about people transforming into giant white robots to fight aliens

Can anyone name this cartoon movie, which may even have been an anime? I saw it in the 80s or 90s. Members of a family are able to turn into giant white mecha-looking robots to fight aliens that come ...
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Anime film with giant robots

So I’m trying to find an anime film where humanity is on the brink of destruction by giant alien/monsters. Humanity fights these creatures with giant robots. The only other details I can remember is ...
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Help identifying old 80s (early 90s?) show where robots needed human pilots

Does anyone recall an old show with warring robot factions where it turned out that if they had human pilots their (previously dormant) weapons systems worked? I think this became apparent after some ...
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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 ...
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An anime (magical girl?) episode where they each have to play a different game but lose?

I have a memory of watching an episode of what looked like a magical girl anime. I remember there being five magical girls, each a different color. In the episode, they were all lined up on a stage ...
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Anime about a group of ragtag characters adventuring in space

I am looking for an anime show I saw when I was young. The details I remember are not very clear since I saw it around 1994 to 1998. The series had a space theme. I remember the main character's ...
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a feature length animated movie (before 1990s) in which people leave the earth

I'm looking for an animated feature length movie, possibly 2nd or 3rd movie in a series where people of the earth leave the earth on a big spaceship due to possibly pollution and the protagonist ...
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Anime about a girl group and they get powers [closed]

I watched like 3 years ago on Netflix but stopped because I had to move. I don't really remember much of it. I just know it's a girl group that goes to school (I think) and they fight a creature (last ...
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Need help finding alien anime racing movie

So I remember it was on Adult Swim, and I remember one ship looked like a starfish kind of shape? It aired like 2007-2009 I believe. It was hosted in another galaxy I think? It wasn't a mainstream ...
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Anime about a teenager with superpowers who hunts demons

It's this anime where there's this teenager. He lives alone and has superpowers, but people at school don't know; he's also a bit of a loner. I remember at some point, maybe in the first episode, ...
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Cartoon about manned robots that would drive instead of walk

I used to watch this show in, possibly, the late 90s, about manned robots that were operated by humans. Kind of like the machines in the Avatar movie, however, they didn't really walk but instead ...
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Anime about a gifted blond girl joining a department that hunts monsters

This anime may be from the 90's. It's about a shy blond girl joining a team that specializes in hunting demons, vampires, monsters, sorcerers, etc. They use greenish glowing crystals as bullets. It's ...
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Anime show featuring a blue boy with arm cannon

I remember a few years ago, I watched a little bit of an anime where the main character was a boy in blue with an arm cannon. I recall the talking blue arm cannon as being a wolf's head, though that ...
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Why do Jessie and James want Ash's Pikachu so much?

In almost every episode of the Pokemon anime, Team Rocket members Jessie, James, and their Meowth ("To protect the world from devastation...") try to steal Pokemon from our heroes, typically Ash's ...
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Animated series with jump-through portals

I remember an animated series or possibly an anime where the protagonist jumps (in a spaceship) through portals using a big ramp. There was a villain trio with stupid girl with annoying laugh. Does ...
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Anime about a girl whose underwear was stolen by a ghost

This anime has an episode about a girl that was forced to wear her dad's underwear because all her underwear was stolen by a pervert ghost.
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Anime/show about elemental gems and knights? [duplicate]

I saw this around 7-8 years ago on Toonami/Cartoon Network and I'm still not quite sure it was an anime or an animated TV show. I watched this series completely in Spanish since that's my main ...
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Anime in which the protagonist is a kid that finds a robot and they fight robot battles

I am trying to recall an anime, in which the main character is a kid and somehow he finds a robot and they fight robot battles just like in Big Hero 6, but here the robots are huge and people operate ...
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What anime features a guy who transforms into a green monster like creature?

First, the guy accidentally gets wounded and a strange thing gets implanted in his arm. The thing causes his arm to swell but he visits a doctor who tries to keep it in check by bandaging him and ...
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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 ...
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Anime/cartoon? - redhaired kid in yellow jacket fights monster with a magic glove that dispenses food

When I was young, I used to watch this anime/cartoon, but all I can remember about it is that there is a small kid wearing a yellow jacket without sleeves, whose hair was red. He fights monsters by ...
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90's anime-like musical video: in a weapon factory, a guy growing bigger sheds skin revealing another layer of skin

I saw it in the 90's. It was a musical video, it looked like hand-drawn anime, stylistically close to Neo Tokyo (1987). I don't remember the music or lyrics at all. In the clip, something happened on ...
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Trying to remember an old cartoon with triangular spaceships

I remember not much of this cartoon except watching it as a kid, in Australia and the fact the antagonists used triangular spaceships that floated around. I remember one scene where a protagonist ...
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Fantasy anime with blond male who lives with his female senpai

I really want to know the name of this anime that I saw some time ago, but I did not save it in my anime list and now I can't find it. It had a blond main character. He must do an exam. There is more ...
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Gundam-style anime where the main character spends an entire episode chased by girls

This anime was set in a kind of medieval/modern setting. The main character who is a guy spent an entire episode toward the end of the anime running away from all the girls in an academy because, I ...
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Anime where the characters catch food in a river on a ship

I’m trying to find an anime where there is a girl who was put on a ship, there are people living there who all have their unique magic skills. On the ship there are gardens and a river so they jump ...
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Anime from the 80s with a man dressed like Robin Hood [duplicate]

I'm trying to re-connect with an old anime, the title of which is unknown to me. It would've aired sometime in the mid-late 80s, possibly on cable, in the USA. The plot's been lost to time, but here ...
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Anime with dragon riders who were the guardians of the North, South, East, West

I remember that back in like 2005 there was an anime in a tv station in my country (Mexico) about some dudes that rode Dragons and were like guardians of something (they had cardinal directions, so ...
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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 ...
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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 ...