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1.
Howl's Moving Castle (2004)
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When an unconfident young woman is cursed with an old body by a spiteful witch, her only chance of breaking the spell lies with a self-indulgent yet insecure young wizard and his companions in his legged, walking castle. (119 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
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5 Centimeters Per Second (2007)
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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. (63 mins.)
Director: Makoto Shinkai
 
3.
Castle in the Sky (1986)
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A young boy and a girl with a magic crystal must race against pirates and foreign agents in a search for a legendary floating castle. (125 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
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Princess Mononoke (1997)
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On a journey to find the cure for a Tatarigami's curse, Ashitaka finds himself in the middle of a war between the forest gods and Tatara, a mining colony. In this quest he also meets San, the Mononoke Hime. (134 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
5.
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
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Warrior/pacifist Princess Nausicaä desperately struggles to prevent two warring nations from destroying themselves and their dying planet. (117 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
6.
Kiki's Delivery Service (1989)
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A young witch, on her mandatory year of independent life, finds fitting into a new community difficult while she supports herself by running an air courier service. (103 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
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Inuyasha (2000 TV Series)
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A teenage girl periodically travels back in time to feudal Japan to help a young half demon recover the shards of a jewel of great power. (24 mins.)
 
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Fate/stay night (2006 TV Series)
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There is a war going on between masters and servants in order to attain the Holy Grail. Each master can call up one servant each... (25 mins.)
Director: Yuji Yamaguchi
 
9.
Spirited Away (2001)
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During her family's move to the suburbs, a sullen 10-year-old girl wanders into a world ruled by gods, witches, and spirits, and where humans are changed into beasts. (125 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
10.
My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
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When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wondrous forest spirits who live nearby. (86 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
11.
Dragon Ball Z (1996 TV Series)
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After learning that he is from another planet, a warrior named Goku and his friends are prompted to defend it from an onslaught of extraterrestrial enemies. (24 mins.)
 
12.
CardCaptors (2000 TV Series)
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CardCaptors is the American version of the Japanese anime Card Captor Sakura. The main characters are Sakura Avalon and Li Showron... (30 mins.)
 
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The Voice of Hope (2009 TV Series)
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Fruits Basket (2001 TV Series)
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After her mother's death, Tohru Honda finds herself living with the Sohma family consisting of three cousins: Yuki...
 
15.
Sôsei no Aquarion (2005 TV Series)
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(25 mins.)
Director: Shôji Kawamori
 
16.
Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny (2004 TV Series)
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Two Years after The war Between the Earth Alliance and ZAFT, conflicts between the two nations heat up again... (25 mins.)
Director: Mitsuo Fukuda
 
17.
Vampire Knight (2008 TV Series)
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Yuki Cross, along with her best friend Zero, attempts to keep the peace between humans and vampires at Cross Academy, but personal issues soon threaten the situation. (30 mins.)
 
18.
Fullmetal Alchemist (2003 TV Series)
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The Elric brothers' deciding to perform a forbidden human transmutation to bring their dead mother back, they end up losing their bodies. Now Edward must find the chemical privileges to restore their body back. (24 mins.)
 
19.
Hetalia: Axis Powers (2009 TV Series)
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An anime in which personified countries show history in a humorous fashion. (5 mins.)
Director: Bob Shirahata
 
20.
Stigma of the Wind (2007 TV Series)
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Yagami Kazuma was part of a family of fire users, the Kannagi family. But with no talent in fire magic he was banished and cast out from the family. After four years he returns to Japan as a powerful wind user.
 
21.
Kodomo no omocha (1996 TV Series)
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The story of super hyper child star Sana Kurata. Her mother is an award winning writer who has strange... (22 mins.)
 
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Origin: Spirits of the Past (2006)
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It is 300 years into the future. Earth's environment had been devastated by mankind's own foolish plans... (95 mins.)
 
23.
Peach Girl (2005 TV Series)
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This anime series follows a high school student named Momo. Momo's "best friend" Sae is always up to no good... (25 mins.)
 
24.
Naruto (2002 TV Series)
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Follows the struggles of three young ninjas - Naruto Uzumaki, Sasuke Uchiha and Sakura Haruno - as they go through their training. (24 mins.)
 
25.
Naruto: Shippûden (2007 TV Series)
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Naruto Uzumaki, is a loud, hyperactive, adolescent ninja who constantly searches for approval and recognition, as well as to become Hokage, who is acknowledged as the leader and strongest of all ninja in the village. (24 mins.)
 
26.
Romeo x Juliet (2007 TV Series)
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This is a story of a young and tragic love, set in the aerial city of Neo Verona. Tyranny rules this...
 
27.
Rumbling Hearts (2003 TV Series)
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Follows complicated love life of Takayuki Narumi, a male high school student. (341 mins.)
 
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Suzuka (2005 TV Series)
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Suzuka is a sports-themed romance comedy that intertwines the pursuit of love and athletics. The story is based around Yamato Akitsuki...
 
29.
The Familiar of Zero (2006 TV Series)
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When Saito, an ordinary teen living in Japan, is suddenly whisked away to the magical kingdom of Halkeginia, he becomes the familiar servant of Louise, a young girl enrolled in an academy for aristocrat magicians.
 
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The Tower of DRUAGA:the Aegis of URUK (2008 TV Series)
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A demon lord commands his forces from a tower. During the "Summer of Anu", they lose their power and human army invades the tower to end their threat...