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/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 ...
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Anime movie about futuristic racing

I remember that I watched an anime movie about futuristic racing with spaceships, like the ones in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace or like Oban. The main character was a little boy with a green helmet ...
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Anime: giant crater in Japan, and a main character who can steal others' powers

It's an anime where there is a giant crater in Japan, and everyone in it has strange powers, and the main character can steal these powers to become stronger. I think the main character had white ...
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Anime with a robot attached to a boys back that protects him

I can’t remember the name of the anime (or manga) where the main character is a boy who has a robot thing attached to his back that protects him whenever it senses danger. I remember one scene where ...
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Need help remembering a magic anime with a young girl and her pet

I drew this when I was younger from the outro of a magic anime. Now I’m trying to figure out what anime it was. Does anyone know what it is?
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1980s mecha anime. Main character has a suit comprised of three smaller robots

It was an anime where the lead character has a mecha suit that's composed of 3 robots, one bigger than the previous, the smaller one fits into the medium one and this fits into the bigger one. I think ...
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Help identifying this animation about a locked-down city overtaken by androids [duplicate]

I would've seen this in the early nineties. I think it was a movie, and only saw the end of it on TV (which probably means it wasn't new at the time). There was a boy and a girl, and they were trying ...
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1990s(?) Japanese anime - People with eyes tattooed on their arms transform into robots “By the power of The Eye!”

I have been looking for an anime for about 15 years. I originally watched it on a French channel called "Mangas". the anime itself probably dates from between 1980-2000. The anime had similar points ...
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Old anime people trapped in a computer

I need help identifying one old anime that was about people getting trapped inside a computer. I don't remember much about it but I remember that there was a mad scientist that put himself on ...
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Anime - Shown in the UK in 2000. Had a woman with long white hair, a green outfit, and a red jewel in her wrist

It was an anime that was on TV (probably Cartoon Network) in 2000 in the UK. It was a fantasy series. One of the moments that stands out was a white haired woman with long hair, a dark green outfit, ...
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Comic/Manga from early 2000's: thief-like guy with a snarky fairy companion, accompanied by a female mage and a tank

It's been a long time since I've read it, so the details are a bit hazy. There might have even been an anime, but I honestly can't say. What I remember most is the beginning of it, because it stuck ...
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Anime about a boy who summons a blue 'legendary' monster that fights other monsters

This is a 'summon' anime where a boy summons or casts a monster in the form of a human (but big like 3-5 meters tall). The monster is a legendary creature and is blue or green. His eyes are closed ...
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Anime with a fox girl and another girl fighting

I remember this fox girl, or cat girl I'm not sure shows up from the past. She has magical creatures that are like flying cats that have spiky tails and her and some other girl are fighting over the ...
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Anime about a book with different gemstones/crystals on its cover

When I was younger (around the years 2008-2010) I used to watch this anime on TV, and I really enjoyed it. However I can only remember certain aspects of it. The anime was focused around this book ...
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90s (or earlier) mecha anime: dormant robot chooses a teenager as its pilot, they fight a dog robot and an ostrich robot

There’s an anime I’ve been looking for the past 18 years. The anime was about a young boy that stumbles upon a giant white robot that’s been dormant for some years. When the robot senses the boy, it ...
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Swords/action/fantasy/magic anime: main character is a bit of a failure, always follows the rules and carries a sword, unlocks his magical ability

I saw an anime quite a long time ago and for the life of me I can't remember what the name of it is. It's a magic/fighting/fantasy based anime and the main character is fighting, and then there is ...
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Cartoon Network show. Monster hunting. Dark theme. Monsters looked to be done by CGI

Okay so I remember almost nothing of this show. The only thing I know is that I used to watch this show on Cartoon Network and it had a hero who used a sword to fight monsters and a girl who used bow ...
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Monsters would turn into stone/crystals when captured [duplicate]

I don't remember much, but I know that this cartoon used to air on Cartoon Network and it had monsters which would turn into stones/crystals when defeated. These crystals were then used to summon the ...
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Anime that is more science fiction but hint of fantasy

I watched an anime (not sure if it was a movie or t.v. show) years ago, and it was about a girl who gained powers. It was weird in the sense that the powers that were passed on to her, or granted to ...
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Anime movie boy finds old giant war robot buried in side of cliff

I watched this movie in maybe 1992 but it's not the iron giant for sure. I just remember a young boy finding the old war robot and some bad guys trying to take it. I seem to remember the robot was an ...
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Messed-up anime about a girl who gets brutally dismembered after a man paints a picture of her

Can someone identify this anime for me? I only saw one clip, but in it a man is painting a woman and she makes some comment about people always wanting to kill and tear her apart. The man finishes ...
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Unknown anime with a little white hair(?) boy who can communicate with spirits such as from nature

The only thing I can remember of the show is the boy has some sort of power to communicate with spirits of all kinds. He travels around the world on a giant flying turtle and also lives on it along ...
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Anime movie on adult swim?

There was a movie I watched a few years ago and it was anime aired on adult swim. I just remember they were playing on this game kinda like a vr game but no really. The game I remember was cross ...
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There was an anime I had watched about six years ago, can anyone tell me the name of it?

From what I remember there were three sides of the story. The human race, a special organization that "protects", and a group of kids with abilities that were deemed dangerous to humans and hunted ...
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Need helping know name of this anime movie [closed]

So I watched this anime movie a few years (when DVDs were still a thing but not eh 90s) back. I think it was English dubbed not quite sure. But it starts with a boy and his family traveling I think. ...
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Looking for a fantasy anime about a guy whose arm was slowly turning black

I remember watching the anime when I was a kid. It was about a blonde guy who had an arm that was slowly turning black. He was kind of hot blooded. There was a girl with him who had pink hair and was ...
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Cartoon - boy traps monsters into balls on a magical bracelet

As a kid, I used to watch this cartoon show about a boy who captured monsters like giant spiders and put them in these tiny balls, and then summoned them using some kind of magical bracelet. He'd ...
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Mecha-Anime with a kid who gets sucked into a video game

This was an anime about a kid who accepts a video game from a stranger. The game was in a shape of a Nintendo-64 diskette (or something similar). The boy turns on the game and gets sucked into it, ...
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Anime series or movie where boy gets the horns of the devil

I already asked this but I didn't register so here we go again. I can’t remember much, as I saw it when I was younger (around 2006). But this boy acquires "the devil's horns" and it gives him powers. ...
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Anime creature with many trumpets on its side. Mid 80's [duplicate]

I remember this mid 80's cartoon movie, I think anime. A human child is nurtured by two fictional animal like creatures, perhaps on a spaceship. I remember one of them having funny trumpet-like ...
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A 90s anime/cartoons/ with a main character who has a red mecha suit with a weapon like a spear!

I am searching for an animation with 2 partners. They travel around the world, and they have robots suits. I remember the suits have some neuronal connections with the pilots. The main character has a ...
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Sci-fi anime with two protagonists that lead (opposing) armies in space

I saw a preview/trailer of an anime that had two main protagonists, both the leaders of armies/troops that fight each other in space. The first protagonist has blonde hair, is a genius in war and is ...
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Space opera anime show, protagonist has a spaceship and a medal in the back of his hand

I saw it as a kid when I was growing up in the Middle East. It must have been from the late 80s or early 90s. The premise was a protagonist who has a medallion or medal which fits on the back of his ...
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Looking for a fantasy anime series or movie

I am trying to find a Chinese or Japanese anime that I watched a long time ago. The boy's parents die in their house during a fire but the kid is saved. I think he tries to find the person that set ...
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Looking for a mecha anime where a boy is crushed by a robot, but brought back to life?

Trying to recall the title of this series, but I have had no luck doing so thus far. In the first episode, the protagonist is killed by a giant mecha landing on him, but it's pilot somehow brings him ...
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Name this Anime or manga

I saw this anime a long time ago, and I forgot the name to it. It's about a guy who is a fairy and a girl. She admires the fairies who live on the floating island, she gets saved buy the fairy boy ...
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Anime like pokemon but with crystals

There's an anime I watched around 2008 on Netflix, it's similar to Pokémon, but instead of Pokéballs, the main character has a green crystal that contains a blue moose-ish looking thing, it's like a ...