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1.
The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (2006 TV Series)
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On his first day of high school, Kyon meets an eccentric girl named Haruhi Suzumiya, who announces to... (24 mins.)
 
2.
Rurouni Kenshin: Wandering Samurai (1996 TV Series)
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The adventures of a young wandering swordsman who stumbles upon a struggling martial arts school in Meiji era Japan. (24 mins.)
 
3.
Fate/Zero (2011 TV Series)
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Seven chosen magi and their summoned epic heroes fight against each other to try and win the holy grail: a magical device that can grant any wish. (25 mins.)
 
4.
Death Note (2006 TV Series)
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An intelligent high school student goes on a secret crusade to eliminate criminals from the world after discovering a notebook capable of killing anyone whose name is written into it. (24 mins.)
 
5.
Cowboy Bebop (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
The futuristic misadventures and tragedies of an easygoing bounty hunter and his partners. (24 mins.)
 
6.
Bakemonogatari (2009 TV Series)
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Third-year high school student Koyomi Araragi is human again. Cured of his vampirism, he seeks to help other supernaturals with their problems. Koyomi becomes involved in their lives, revealing secrets in people he once knew. (25 mins.)
 
7.
Spice and Wolf (2008 TV Series)
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Kraft Lawrence, a 25 year old peddler travelling from town to town selling and buying various things...
 
8.
Dennou Coil (2007 TV Series)
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9.
Full Metal Panic! (2002 TV Series)
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Sousuke Sagara, a member of a covert anti-terrorist private military organization known as Mithril, tasked with protecting Kaname Chidori, a spirited Japanese high school girl.
Director: Kôichi Chigira
 
10.
Toradora! (2008 TV Series)
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Ryuji Takasu lives in a falling down house with his mother, and although being a nice guy is cursed... (24 mins.)
 
11.
Rec (2006 TV Series)
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Fumihiko Matsumaru is an average salaryman with no girlfriend. He invited his colleague Miss Tanaka to a movie but was stood up...
 
12.
Trigun (1998 TV Series)
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Vash the Stampede is the most infamous outlaw on the planet Gunsmoke and with a 60 billion double dollar price on his head the most sought after! (24 mins.)
 
13.
Bleach (2004 TV Series)
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High school student Kurosaki Ichigo is unlike any ordinary kid because he can see ghosts. After an accident with a hollow, he got a power.So begins Kurosaki Ichigo's training and duty as a Shinigami, Soul Reaper. (24 mins.)
 
14.
Escaflowne (1996 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Hitomi is a girl with psychic abilities who gets transported to the magical world of Gaea. She and her... (30 mins.)
 
15.
Grave of the Fireflies (1988)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
A young boy and his little sister struggle to survive in Japan during World War II. (89 mins.)
Director: Isao Takahata
 
16.
Claymore (2007 TV Series)
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In a world rife with deadly creatures called "youma", a young silver eyed woman, Clare, works on behalf... (24 mins.)
 
17.
Ouran High School Host Club (2006 TV Series)
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At the ultra prestigious Ouran High School, Haruhi Fujioka looks for a quiet place to read and walks into an unused music room... (24 mins.)
 
18.
When They Cry (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
The story of a group of young friends and the mysterious events that occur in the rural village of Hinamizawa. (24 mins.)
 
19.
Puella Magi Madoka Magica (2011 TV Series)
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A creature named Kyubey offers to grant Madoka a wish if she becomes a 'magical girl' and fights grotesque witches. A magical girl named Homura tries to stop this agreement, and the true nature of the contract with Kyubey is revealed.
 
20.
Kanon (2002 TV Series)
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Changing schools is something Yuuchi is accustomed to, due to his parent's profession, and with their recent venture to Africa...
Director: Naoyuki Itou
 
21.
Elfen Lied (2004 TV Series)
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Two university students come across a seemingly harmless girl named Lucy, unaware that she's actually a mutant serial killer with a split personality. (24 mins.)
Director: Akira Iwanaga
 
22.
Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood (2009 TV Series)
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Two brothers search for a Philosopher's Stone after an attempt to revive their deceased mother goes awry and leaves them in damaged physical forms. (24 mins.)
 
23.
Gintama (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
The comic adventures of a samurai having to live in an alternate history of Japan occupied by aliens.
 
24.
Steins;Gate (2011 TV Series)
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After discovering time travel, a university student and his colleagues must use their knowledge of it to stop an evil organization and their diabolical plans. (24 mins.)
 
25.
GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka (1998 TV Series)
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Also known as "Great Teacher Onizuka." Former juvenile delinquent Onizuka finds himself thrust into to role of high school teacher... (60 mins.)
 
26.
.hack//SIGN (2002 TV Series)
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A strange boy named Tsukasa appears in the online video game "The World". He claims to be alive, and without a computer. (25 mins.)
 
27.
Excel Saga (1999 TV Series)
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Ilpalazzo wants one thing: to rule world so he can better it. Excel just wants to help. Too bad she sucks at her job. (30 mins.)
 
28.
Hellsing Ultimate (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
The vampire Alucard and his newly sired ward Seras tries to protect England from a war-crazed SS-Major who seeks to start an eternal war with his vampire army. (50 mins.)
 
29.
Attack on Titan (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.8/10 X  
After his hometown is destroyed and his mother is killed, young Eren Jaegar vows to cleanse the earth of the giant humanoid Titans that have brought humanity to the brink of extinction. (24 mins.)
 
30.
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.)
 
31.
Chobits (2002 TV Series)
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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. (30 mins.)
 
32.
Gantz (2004 TV Series)
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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.
Director: Ichirô Itano
 
33.
Noir (2001 TV Series)
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Two beautiful female assassins travel the world accepting assignments to kill various culprits, and at the same time, having deadly traps set against them by their own employer. (25 mins.)
 
34.
Janguru wa itsumo hare nochi Guu (2001 TV Series)
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A jungle boy named Hare becomes a companion of a strange girl named Guu who apparently has a strange world inside of her stomach. (23 mins.)
 
35.
Ghost in the Shell (1995)
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A cyborg policewoman and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master. (83 mins.)
Director: Mamoru Oshii
 
36.
Clannad (2007 TV Series)
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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. (30 mins.)
 
37.
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
 
38.
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 orb of great power. (24 mins.)
 
39.
R.O.D the TV (2003 TV Series)
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Nenene, a famous female writer, hires the Paper Sisters, so named due to their ability to manipulate and control paper, as bodyguards. (25 mins.)
Director: Kôji Masunari
 
40.
Beck (1997 TV Series)
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Commissioner Martin Beck and his eccentric partner Gunvald Larsson investigate murders in the flawed social structure of Stockholm, Sweden. (90 mins.)
 
41.
Speed Grapher (2005 TV Series)
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One man will capture the heart of a woman, and destroy the foundations of society. (25 mins.)
 
42.
Karin (2005 TV Series)
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In the 21st century, a family of vampires settled down on the grounds of Japan and lived a modest life...
 
43.
Fushigi Yûgi (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A girl named Miaka yuuki and her friend yui tomo are taken into the book, the universe of the four Gods...
Director: Hajime Kamegaki
 
44.
Angel Beats! (2010 TV Series)
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Rebellious teens fight in armed combat against one dispassionate girl's supernatural powers in an afterlife high school. (25 mins.)
 
45.
Serial Experiments Lain (1998 Mini-Series)
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Strange events begin to occur as a withdrawn girl named Lain becomes obsessed with interconnected virtual realm of "The Wired". (24 mins.)
 
46.
Chôjikû Yôsai Macross (1982 TV Series)
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An alien ship crash lands on Earth and its secrets lead to a desperate war against an alien foe sent to retrieve the ship. (25 mins.)
Director: Noboru Ishiguro