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1. Grave of the Fireflies (1988)

Unrated | 89 min | Animation, Drama, War

8.5
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A young boy and his little sister struggle to survive in Japan during World War II.

Director: Isao Takahata | Stars: Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Akemi Yamaguchi, Yoshiko Shinohara

Votes: 157,367

2. Andromeda (2000–2005)

TV-PG | 43 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.6
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Captain Hunt and the crew of the Starship Andromeda set out on a mission to rebuild the Systems Commonwealth 300 years after its fall.

Stars: Kevin Sorbo, Lisa Ryder, Laura Bertram, Gordon Michael Woolvett

Votes: 9,747

3. Koto no ha no niwa (2013)

46 min | Animation, Drama, Romance

7.6
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A 15-year-old boy and 27-year-old woman find an unlikely friendship one rainy day in the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden.

Director: Makoto Shinkai | Stars: Miyu Irino, Kana Hanazawa, Fumi Hirano, Gou Maeda

Votes: 14,860

4. 5 Centimeters Per Second (2007)

TV-PG | 63 min | Animation, Drama, Romance

7.8
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Told in three interconnected segments, we follow a young man named Takaki through his life as cruel winters, cold technology, and finally, adult obligations and responsibility converge to test the delicate petals of love.

Director: Makoto Shinkai | Stars: Kenji Mizuhashi, Yoshimi Kondou, Satomi Hanamura, Ayaka Onoue

Votes: 33,352

5. Akame ga Kill! (2014– )

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.0
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A countryside boy named Tatsumi set on a journey to The Capital to make a name and met a seemingly dangerous group of Assassins known as Night Raid. Their journey begins.

Stars: Soma Saito, Corey Hartzog, Sora Amamiya, Molly Searcy

Votes: 7,443

6. Parasyte: The Maxim (2014– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Horror, Sci-Fi

8.5
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17-year-old Shinichi Izumi is partially infected by a Parasyte; monsters that butcher and consume humans.He must learn to co-exist with the creature if he is to survive both the life of a Parasyte and human,as part monster,part person.

Stars: Adam Gibbs, Aya Hirano, Brittney Karbowski, Nobunaga Shimazaki

Votes: 10,575

7. Ninja Scroll (1993)

Unrated | 94 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.9
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A vagabond swordsman is aided by a beautiful ninja girl and a crafty spy in confronting a demonic clan of killers - with a ghost from his past as their leader - who are bent on overthrowing the Tokugawa Shogunate.

Director: Yoshiaki Kawajiri | Stars: Kôichi Yamadera, Emi Shinohara, Takeshi Aono, Osamu Saka

Votes: 28,605

8. Gintama (2006– )

TV-14 | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.8
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The comic adventures of a samurai having to live in an alternate history of Japan occupied by aliens.

Stars: Tomokazu Sugita, Daisuke Sakaguchi, Rie Kugimiya, Kazuya Nakai

Votes: 3,381

9. Mutant X (2001–2004)

Not Rated | 60 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.1
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A fugitive geneticist and four of his "creations" search for others of their kind while attempting to stay a step ahead of a morally ambiguous government agent.

Stars: Victoria Pratt, Forbes March, Victor Webster, John Shea

Votes: 3,192

10. Tengen toppa gurren lagann (2007– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.4
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Two friends, Simon and Kamina, become the symbols of rebellion against the powerful Spiral King, who forced mankind into subterranean villages.

Stars: Yuri Lowenthal, Kana Asumi, Steve Blum, Johnny Yong Bosch

Votes: 9,449

11. Haikyuu!! (2014– )

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.9
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Hinata Shouyou, a short middle school student, gained a sudden love of volleyball after watching a national championship match on TV. Determined to become like the championship's star ... See full summary »

Stars: Ayumu Murase, Kaito Ishikawa, Satoshi Hino, Miyu Irino

Votes: 1,982

12. Gakuen Mokushiroku: Highschool of the Dead (2010– )

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Drama

7.4
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High school students are overwhelmed with the start of the zombie apocalypse.

Stars: Junichi Suwabe, Marina Inoue, Eri Kitamura, Miyuki Sawashiro

Votes: 7,648

13. Gantz (2004– )

TV-MA | 22 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

7.4
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A group of people are resurrected from their deaths by a mysterious black ball called GANTZ to combat alien criminals hiding on Earth.

Stars: Chris Ayres, Emily Carter-Essex, Shannon Emerick, John Gremillion

Votes: 5,411

14. Hoshi o ou kodomo (2011)

TV-14 | 116 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.2
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A coming of age story involving young love and a mysterious music, coming from a crystal radio left as a memento by an absent father, that leads a young heroine deep into a hidden world.

Director: Makoto Shinkai | Stars: Hilary Haag, Corey Hartzog, Leraldo Anzaldua, David Matranga

Votes: 8,819

15. Anazâ (2012– )

TV-MA | Animation, Drama, Horror

7.8
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A young man named, Koichi Sakakibara, transfers to a new school where he finds himself drawn into a mystery involving a mysterious girl and a series of gruesome deaths.

Stars: Atsushi Abe, Natsumi Takamori, Tomoaki Maeno, Madoka Yonezawa

Votes: 5,310

16. Kumo no mukô, yakusoku no basho (2004)

TV-PG | 91 min | Animation, Drama, Romance

7.2
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In an alternate postwar timeline, Japan is divided into the Union-controlled North and the US-controlled South.

Directors: Makoto Shinkai, Yoshio Suzuki | Stars: Hidetaka Yoshioka, Masato Hagiwara, Yuka Nanri, Unshô Ishizuka

Votes: 9,527

17. BeastMaster (1999–2002)

43 min | Action, Adventure, Fantasy

6.4
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The sword and sorcery adventures of a wandering adventurer who has the ability to communicate with animals.

Stars: Daniel Goddard, Jackson Raine, Steven Grives, Monika Schnarre

Votes: 1,557

18. Sailor Moon Super S (1992–1997)

TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.7
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A group of schoolgirls discover they are incarnations of super-powered alien princesses, and use their abilities to defend the earth.

Stars: Kotono Mitsuishi, Aya Hisakawa, Michie Tomizawa, Emi Shinohara

Votes: 4,013

19. Fate/stay night (2006– )

TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.5
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Amateur mage Shirou Emiya gets involved in a fight between mages using mythological heroes.

Stars: Noriaki Sugiyama, Candice Moore, Liam O'Brien, Kari Wahlgren

Votes: 3,074

20. Dark Water (2002)

PG-13 | 101 min | Drama, Horror, Mystery

6.7
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A mother and her 6 year old daughter move into a creepy apartment whose every surface is permeated by water.

Director: Hideo Nakata | Stars: Hitomi Kuroki, Rio Kanno, Mirei Oguchi, Asami Mizukawa

Votes: 25,678

21. Angel Beats! (2010– )

TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.9
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Rebellious teens fight in armed combat against one dispassionate girl's supernatural powers in an afterlife high school.

Stars: Hiroshi Kamiya, Harumi Sakurai, Kana Hanazawa, Ryohei Kimura

Votes: 7,169

22. Clannad (2007–2008)

TV-PG | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.1
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A high school student who cares little about school or others meets a lonely girl who had to repeat a year while all her friends finished high school. He decides to hang out with her and soon meets more friendly students.

Stars: Yûichi Nakamura, Mai Nakahara, David Matranga, Luci Christian

Votes: 4,976

23. Clannad: After Story (2008– )

TV-PG | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.7
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A sequel to the recently wrapped anime based on the Key Clannad franchise. After Story is a path that opens in the original visual novel after all the other paths have been opened. Life ... See full summary »

Stars: Yûichi Nakamura, David Matranga, Luci Christian, Mai Nakahara

Votes: 5,256

24. Appleseed Alpha (2014)

PG-13 | 93 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

6.6
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Based on the comic book by the creator of Ghost in the Shell, a young female soldier Deunan and her cyborg partner Briareos survive through the post World War 3 apocalyptic New York in ... See full summary »

Director: Shinji Aramaki | Stars: Yuka Komatsu, Junichi Suwabe, Aoi Yûki, Hiroki Takahashi

Votes: 6,820

25. Robotech (1985– )

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.6
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An alien spaceship crash lands on Earth and the technology and secrets she bears lead Earth into three destructive interplanetary wars.

Stars: Robert Axelrod, Bill Capizzi, Frank Catalano, Richard Epcar

Votes: 2,741

26. Appleseed (2004)

R | 101 min | Animation, Action, Drama

7.0
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40 Metascore

In a utopian society created at the end of the third world war, a female warrior who has been plucked from the badlands begins to see cracks in this new facade. And what does this community have planned for the rest of humankind?

Directors: Shinji Aramaki, Steven Foster | Stars: Ai Kobayashi, Jûrôta Kosugi, Yuki Matsuoka, Mami Koyama

Votes: 16,284 | Gross: $0.12M

27. Karafuru (2010)

TV-14 | 126 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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A sinful spirit is granted the opportunity to prove worthy for rebirth, inhabiting the body of a student who killed himself.

Director: Keiichi Hara | Stars: Kumiko Asô, Greg Ayres, Luci Christian, Keiji Fujiwara

Votes: 3,065

28. Halo Legends (2010 Video)

PG-13 | 120 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

6.7
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The universe of the Halo video game series is expanded in seven short animated films from Japan's greatest anime directors and studios.

Directors: Frank O'Connor, Shinji Aramaki, Hideki Futamura, Toshiyuki Kan'no, Tomoki Kyôda, Kôichi Mashimo, Yasushi Muraki, Daisuke Nishio, Mamoru Oshii, Kôji Sawai, Keiichi Sugiyama, Takahiro Tanaka, Hiroshi Yamazaki | Stars: Atsuko Tanaka, Josh Grelle, Luci Christian, Greg Ayres

Votes: 4,256

29. Log Horizon (2013–2015)

TV-PG | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.9
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Elder Tale is an online fantasy RPG that has become popular worldwide. But when its twelfth expansion package, "Homesteading the Noosphere" is installed, thirty thousand players in Japan ... See full summary »

Stars: Jôji Nakata, Takuma Terashima, Emiri Kato, Tomoaki Maeno

Votes: 2,021

30. Kaichou wa meido-sama! (2010– )

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy, Romance

8.2
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The tyrant student council president, Ayuzawa Misaki secretly working as a waitress in a french maid uniform for part-time. One day, the most popular boy Usui Takumi discover her secret and start to have interest in her.

Stars: Ayumi Fujimura, Nobuhiko Okamoto, Mitsuhiro Ichiki, Takuma Terashima

Votes: 2,365

31. Chobits (2002– )

TV-14 | 30 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.5
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Hideki finds the discarded and malfunctioning Persocom Chi, a personal computer that looks like a girl. While trying to fix and care for Chi, Hideki discovers that she might be a Chobits, a robot of urban legend that has free will.

Stars: Rie Tanaka, Crispin Freeman, Tomokazu Sugita, Karen Strassman

Votes: 3,489

32. Btooom! (2012– )

TV-MA | 25 min | Animation, Action, Drama

7.3
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You're stuck on survival island until you gather 7 gems, and the only way to get gems is by killing other people.

Stars: Tyler Galindo, Kanata Hongô, Suzuko Mimori, Tôru Ohkawa

Votes: 1,853

33. Ichiban ushiro no daimaou (2010– )

TV-MA | 30 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.2
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One of the most promising students of the Wizard academy takes a career assessment test and the results say that he'll become a demon king. The students treat him differently after this, but the female android is still in love with him.

Stars: Takashi Kondô, Yôko Hikasa, Tsubasa Yonaga, Aoi Yûki

Votes: 979

34. Shin Sekai Yori (2012– )

TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

8.2
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In a post-apocalyptic world set a thousand years after our era, the remaining humans, now with telekinesis, live in a seemingly peaceful society, but dark secrets of the past will soon be discovered by a small group of friends.

Stars: Haruka Kudô, Ayumu Murase, Daisuke Namikawa, Risa Taneda

Votes: 1,338

35. Ao Haru Ride (2014– )

122 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.4
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Revolves around Futaba, a girl who was in love with a boy named Ko Tanaka in middle school. However, its not work because he transferred but in high school, her world is turned around once again when she meets him again.

Stars: Tsubasa Honda, Ai Kayano, Masahiro Higashide, Mikako Komatsu

Votes: 1,558

36. Battle of the Planets (1978–1985)

TV-Y7 | 30 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.6
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A five-member superhero team called G-Force fights to defend Earth and its space colonies from the threat of the planet Spectra.

Stars: Alan Young, Keye Luke, Ronnie Schell, Janet Waldo

Votes: 1,297

37. Infinite Stratos (2011– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.0
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A powerful exoskeleton, technologically ages beyond any current such tech, is found, dubbed "Infinite Stratos" and multiplied. Only women can use it. One lucky boy discovers he can too and ... See full summary »

Stars: Koki Uchiyama, Yôko Hikasa, Yukana Nogami, Megumi Toyoguchi

Votes: 950

38. Ghost Stories (2000– )

TV-PG | Animation, Comedy, Horror

8.1
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A group of school kids and a cat who fight ghosts.

Stars: Takako Honda, Kurumi Mamiya, Tomoko Kawakami, Makoto Tsumura

Votes: 419

39. Kyoukai no kanata (2013– )

TV-PG | 24 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

7.5
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The dark fantasy follows a high school sophomore named Akihito Kanbara. Although the boy appears human, he is half Youmu and invulnerable to wounds because he can heal quickly. One day, ... See full summary »

Stars: Kenichiro Ohashi, Risa Taneda, Minori Chihara, Krystal LaPorte

Votes: 846

40. N.H.K ni yôkoso! (2006– )

TV-MA | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.4
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This surreal dramedy follows Satou Tatsuhiro as he attempts to escape the evil machinations of the NHK.

Stars: Yutaka Koizumi, Yui Makino, Wataru Hatano, Asuka Ideno

Votes: 3,764

41. Destroy All Monsters (1968)

G | 88 min | Action, Horror, Sci-Fi

6.6
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Female aliens take control of Earth's monsters and begin using them to destroy the human race.

Director: Ishirô Honda | Stars: Akira Kubo, Jun Tazaki, Yukiko Kobayashi, Yoshio Tsuchiya

Votes: 3,398

42. Gôruden taimu (2013– )

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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Banri Tada is a freshman at a Tokyo law school. After an accident, he suffers severe memory loss. Despite the incident, he befriends fellow freshman, Mitsuo Yanagisawa, which leads him to the beautiful, yet obsessive, Kouko Kaga.

Stars: Yui Horie, Makoto Furukawa, Ai Kayano, Kaito Ishikawa

Votes: 884

43. Sakurasou no Pet na Kanojo (2012– )

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy, Drama

8.0
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Sakura Dormitory is a dorm of the high school affiliated with Suimei University of the Arts (often shortened as Suiko), which hosts the strangest, most trouble-making students. After being ... See full summary »

Stars: Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Ai Kayano, Mariko Nakatsu, Natsumi Takamori

Votes: 1,389

44. Golden Boy: Sasurai no o-benkyô yarô (1995– )

Not Rated | 165 min | Animation, Comedy

8.1
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Golden Boy is the story of Kintaro Oe, a twenty-five-year-old in pursuit of life's lessons. A brilliant student, he dropped out of Tokyo Universiy's law program because he had had mastered ... See full summary »

Stars: Matt Greenfield, Mitsuo Iwata, Doug Smith, Gorô Naya

Votes: 2,885

45. Sonic the Hedgehog: The Movie (1996 Video)

Not Rated | 60 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

6.7
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What's blue and wears running shoes? Whoops! Ya missed him, as he's off to save the planet on a quest by the nefarious Dr. Robotnik, which turns out to be much of a trap. Smells fishy!

Directors: Kazunori Ikegami, Gary Lipkowitz | Stars: Martin Burke, Lainie Frasier, Bill Wise, Edwin Neal

Votes: 1,069

46. K-On! (2009– )

TV-PG | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.6
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K-ON is about 5 high school girls who become friends through the Light Music Club. Yui the lead guitarist, Tsumugi the keyboardist, Mio the bassist, Azusa the rhythm guitarist, and Ritsu the drummer. K-ON is the story of 5 aspiring musicians and their journey through high school together.

Stars: Aki Toyosaki, Yôko Hikasa, Satomi Sato, Minako Kotobuki

Votes: 1,564

47. Kokoro Connect (2012– )

TV-14 | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.7
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The five members of the Cultural Research Club - Taichi Yaegashi, Iori Nagase, Himeko Inaba, Yui Kiriyama, and Yoshifumi Aoki - encounter a bizarre phenomenon one day when Aoki and Yui ... See full summary »

Stars: Takahiro Mizushima, Aki Toyosaki, Miyuki Sawashiro, Hisako Kanemoto

Votes: 759

48. Saiyûki (1978–1980)

Action, Family, Adventure

8.7
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An adaptation of a Chinese folktale about a pilgrimage to the West undertaken by a monk and his divine guardians.

Stars: Masaaki Sakai, Masako Natsume, Shunji Fujimura, Gareth Armstrong

Votes: 1,015

49. To Love-Ru - Darkness (2012– )

TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.3
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As close encounters of the twisted kind between the residents of the planet Develuke (represented primarily by the female members of the royal family) and the inhabitants of Earth (... See full summary »

Stars: Misato Fukuen, Kana Hanazawa, Yuka Iguchi, Kanae Itô

Votes: 361

50. Campione! (2012– )

TV-MA | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.3
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Some people find religion, but for 16-year-old Godou Kusanagi, it's religion that's found him! As the result of defeating the God of War in mortal combat, Godou received the position of ... See full summary »

Stars: Carli Mosier, Yôko Hikasa, Yoshitsugu Matsuoka, Fumihiko Tachiki

Votes: 496