Gregor's Top 100 Anime - OVA's, Short/Special & TV-Movies

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1.
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
Concurrent theatrical ending of the TV series "Shin Seiki Evangelion" (1995). (90 mins.)
 
2.
Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death & Rebirth (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
A recap of the first 24 episodes of Neon Genesis Evangelion, followed by a 30-minute continuation of the plot that would later form the first third of The End of Evangelion. (101 mins.)
 
3.
Bubblegum Crisis (1987 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
A female mercenary team, armed with unique power armor suits, battle the forces of the corrupt mega-corporation, Genom in futuristic Tokyo. (25 mins.)
“ Vol. 1-8 ” - Movie-Mate
 
4.
Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan: Tsuioku Hen (1999 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
In the era of Japan's Meiji Restoration, an assassin regains his humanity. (118 mins.)
“ Samurai X: Trust and Betrayal ” - Movie-Mate
 
5.
AD Police Files (1990 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Three different, unique stories about an elite police force called the AD Police. (121 mins.)
“ A.D. Police File 1: The Phantom Woman
A.D. Police File 2: The Ripper
A.D. Police File 3: The Man Who Bites His Tongue ” - Movie-Mate
 
6.
Urotsukidoji: Legend of the Overfiend (1989 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.4/10 X  
The relative coexistence of the human world, demon world and beast world is soon to be disrupted by The Overfiend, an immensely powerful demon who'll be reborn after 3000 years to remake the world to his own liking. (108 mins.)
Director: Hideki Takayama
“ Urotsukidôji I: Legend of the Overfiend ” - Movie-Mate
 
7.
Voices of a Distant Star (2003 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The love of Japanese high school students Mikako Nagamine and Noboru Tera is tested when Mikako is sent to fight aliens in a distant universe and voice mails to and from Earth become months to years in transmission. (25 mins.)
Director: Makoto Shinkai
 
8.
Golden Boy (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
Golden Boy is the story of Kintaro Oe, a twenty-five-year-old in pursuit of life's lessons. A brilliant student... (165 mins.)
 
9.
Cyber City Oedo 808 (1990 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
In the city of Oedo 2808 A.D., three Cyber criminals are given two choices, to either rot in jail or... (120 mins.)
 
10.
RIN ~Daughters of Mnemosyne~ (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Rin Asogi runs a private investigation agency in Tokyo's Shinjuku district, performing odd jobs ranging...
 
11.
Urotsukidôji II: Legend of the Demon Womb (1993 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.0/10 X  
In this sequel to Urotsukidoji: Legend of the Overfiend, the unbelievable sexual violence of the Overfiend and his cohorts from Hell continues to wreak havoc on the earth. Who can stop this relentless onslaught? (88 mins.)
Director: Hideki Takayama
“ Urotsukidôji II: Legend of the Demon Womb ” - Movie-Mate
 
12.
Lupin III: Episode 0 - First Contact (2002 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A news reporter interviews Jigen about how he first met Lupin. (90 mins.)
Director: Minoru Ôhara
“ Lupin III: Episode 0 - First Contact ” - Movie-Mate
 
13.
Hellsing Ultimate (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 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.)
“ OVA's I-X ” - Movie-Mate
 
14.
The Animatrix (2003)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The Animatrix is a collection of several animated short films, detailing the backstory of the "Matrix" universe, and the original war between man and machines which led to the creation of the Matrix. (100 mins.)
 
15.
Steins;Gate the Movie: Loading Area of Déjà vu (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
After the events of the anime, Rintarou begins to feel the repercussions of extensive time travel, and eventually completely fades from reality. Kurisu, being the only companion to remember him, now must find a way to bring him back. (90 mins.)
 
16.
Samurai X: Reflection (2001 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Kenshin and Kaoru are married. Kenshin leaves Kaoru with their son, Kenji, to lead a revolution in China... (83 mins.)
“ Samurai X: Reflection ” - Movie-Mate
 
17.
Trigun: Badlands Rumble (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
20 years after meddling into the bank heist of a notorious robber named Gasback, Vash the Stampede is heading towards Macca City... (90 mins.)
 
18.
Demon City Shinjuku (1988 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A young warrior must finish what his father started by battling his way through a city of demons and defeat a diabolical psychic who has opened a portal to hell. (82 mins.)
 
19.
Goku Midnight Eye (1989 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
In the near future, Goku, a former police detective turned private, is investigating a mysterious string... (60 mins.)
“ Goku Midnight Eye 1&2 ” - Movie-Mate
 
20.
Berserk: The Golden Age Arc III - The Advent (2013)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A year has passed since Guts parted ways with Griffith. The Band of the Hawks is plotting a rescue mission to save Griffith who is confined to prison. (110 mins.)
“ Berserk: The Golden Age Arc III ” - Movie-Mate
 
21.
Lupin III: Island of Assassins (1997 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
The Tarantulas, the deadliest of all assassins. (93 mins.)
Director: Hiroyuki Yano
“ Lupin III: Island of Assassins aka. Walter P38 ” - Movie-Mate
 
22.
Rupan sansei: Dead or Alive (1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
When Lupin heads to the kingdom of Zufu to pilfer its treasure, he incurs the wrath of its psychotic ruler General Headhunter, who places a dead-or-alive bounty on his head that many intend to collect. (95 mins.)
Director: Monkey Punch
“ Lupin III: Dead or Alive ” - Movie-Mate
 
23.
FLCL (2000 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.3/10 X  
A 12-year old boy named Naota one day meets a strange woman, riding a Vespa and wielding a big guitar. As soon as she appears, mysterious things start happening. (151 mins.)
 
24.
Kite (1998 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
She may be cute. She may be young. She may seem innocent and naive, but don't be fooled. She's a cold-blooded killer... (50 mins.)
Director: Yasuomi Umetsu
 
25.
Parasite Dolls (2003 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
Part of a "Bubblegum Crisis (1987)" universe, follows a special unit of the A.D. Police, tasked to destroy Boomers, androids that malfunction or gain sentience and go on a rampage in the futuristic city of Megatokyo. (85 mins.)
“ Parasite Dolls ” - Movie-Mate
 
26.
Armitage III (1995 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In the year 2046, a cop and his female android partner called Armitage, part of the latest android line known as "class III" models that look, act and feel human, investigate illegal manufacture of class III androids on colonized Mars. (134 mins.)
 
27.
Urotsukidoji III: Return of the Overfiend (1992 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.9/10 X  
As the Overfiend slumbers, the mad emperor Caesar rises to power, enslaving a new race of demon beasts... (53 mins.)
Director: Hideki Takayama
“ Urotsukidôji III ” - Movie-Mate
 
28.
Super Space Fortress Macross (1984)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
In the next century, a reconfiguring ship (think "Transformer" with a pilot) called Macross carries... (114 mins.)
 
29.
Ocean Waves (1993 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
As a young man returns home after his first year away at college he recalls his senior year of high school and the iron-willed, big city girl that turned his world upside down. (72 mins.)
 
30.
Berserk: The Golden Age Arc II - The Battle for Doldrey (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
For three years, Guts believed his mission was to pursue Griffith's dream together with him. But in... (80 mins.)
“ Berserk: The Golden Age Arc II ” - Movie-Mate
 
31.
Psycho-Pass: The Movie (2015)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
In this sequel to Psycho-Pass TV show, Inspector Tsunemori is sent to a neighboring war-torn nation, where the Sibyl System is being introduced as an experiment, to find Shinya Kogami, her former enforcer who went rogue three years ago. (113 mins.)
 
32.
Space Adventure Cobra (1982)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Cobra, a famous space pirate with a psycho-gun hidden in his left arm, supposed dead for two years, is back in action. He falls for bounty huntress Jane Flower, whom crime lord Necron wants dead, and tries to help her save her world. (99 mins.)
Director: Osamu Dezaki
 
33.
Lupin III: The Pursuit of Harimao's Treasure (1995 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
Lupin scrambles to uncover a master thief's eight-billion-dollar treasure. But also on the chase is a band of German soldiers and a retired British agent. (90 mins.)
Director: Osamu Dezaki
“ Lupin III: The Pursuit of Harimao's Treasure ” - Movie-Mate
 
34.
Lupin the Third: The Gravestone of Daisuke Jigen (2014)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Lupin and Jigen face off with an assassin who has marked Jigen as his latest target. (51 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Koike
“ Lupin the Third: Jigen's Gravestone ” - Movie-Mate
 
35.
Sailor Moon R the Movie: The Promise of the Rose (1993)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Fiore, an old friend from Mamoru's lonely childhood who couldn't survive on Earth, returns with flowers he promised Mamoru... (60 mins.)
“ Sailor Moon R the Movie: The Promise of the Rose ” - Movie-Mate
 
36.
Sailor Moon S the Movie: Hearts in Ice (1994)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
An unusual snow storm hits the town and the Sailor Scouts discover that an evil snow queen Kaguya, wants to freeze the entire earth... (60 mins.)
Director: Hiroki Shibata
“ Sailor Moon S the Movie: Hearts in Ice ” - Movie-Mate
 
37.
On Your Mark (1995 Short Film)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Set in the future: Two men learn that a mysterious winged girl has been taken prisoner, and then decide that they must free her at any cost. (7 mins.)
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
 
38.
Mad Bull 34 (1990 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
Rookie police officer Daizaburo "Eddie" Ban joins New York's 34th precinct, where he is partnered up with John Estes... (195 mins.)
Director: Tetsu Dezaki
 
39.
Twilight of the Dark Master (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
In the near future, the demons prepare for a new assault on earth, which is protected by the guardians... (45 mins.)
Director: Akiyuki Shinbo
 
40.
Psycho Diver: Soul Siren (1997 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.6/10 X  
People get their mental problems corrected by the Psycho Divers. (48 mins.)
Director: Mamoru Kanbe
 
41.
Bio Hunter (1995 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
A horror story about an enemy within. Only one man can control it, but he's losing to the demon. (58 mins.)
Director: Yuzo Sato
 
42.
Violence Jack, Part 1, Slum King (1986 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.3/10 X  
Set on a future Earth that has been ripped apart by natural disasters. Civilization has turned into a brutish nightmare of survival... (37 mins.)
Director: Ichirô Itano
“ Violence Jack: OVA 1-3 ” - Movie-Mate
 
43.
Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I - The Egg of the King (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
He trusts no one, only his sword. (76 mins.)
“ Berserk: The Golden Age Arc I ” - Movie-Mate
 
44.
Gekijouban Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works (2010)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The war for the Holy Grail is on. Master/Servant team pairs made up of Magi and the summoned spirits... (107 mins.)
 
46.
Lupin III: Farewell to Nostradamus (1995)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Lupin must rescue a young girl from a mysterious doomsday cult, who wants a book of prophecies hidden by the girl's father. (100 mins.)
“ Lupin III: Farewell To Nostradamus ” - Movie-Mate
 
47.
Lupin III: Operation Return the Treasure (2003 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
Lupin is given a job to return 6 treasures to their original areas for an old friend of his, so Lupin can receive an even better treasure to gain. (90 mins.)
Director: Jun Kawagoe
“ Lupin III: Operation Return the Treasure ” - Movie-Mate
 
48.
Lupin III: Voyage to Danger (1993 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Lupin takes on a gang of arms dealers, but must deal with a new complication: Inspector Zenigata is taken off the Lupin case and replaced with a new officer who wants Lupin dead. (90 mins.)
Director: Masaaki Ôsumi
“ Lupin III: Voyage to Danger ” - Movie-Mate
 
49.
Lupin III: Burning Memory - Tokyo Crisis (1998)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Lupin attempts to get his hands on a treasure map, but finds himself in a crisis where the future of Tokyo hangs in the balance. (95 mins.)
“ Lupin III: Tokyo Crisis ” - Movie-Mate
 
50.
Lupin the Third: The Legend of Twilight Gemini (1996 TV Movie)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
Lupin comes into the possession of half a diamond containing half a map, and goes in search of the other half so that he can obtain the map's treasure. (92 mins.)
Director: Gisaburô Sugii
“ Lupin III: The Secret of Twilight Gemini ” - Movie-Mate
 
51.
Rurouni Kenshin: Requiem for the Ishin Patriots (1997)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
The war against the Tokugawa Shogunate ended years ago. But there are some who are not happy with the outcome... (90 mins.)
Director: Tsuji Hajiki
“ Samurai X: The Movie ” - Movie-Mate
 
52.
Gunbuster (1988 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
A young pilot, daughter of a deceased space captain, is selected to pilot a colossal robot as the key point of Earth's defence in a space war. (30 mins.)
Director: Hideaki Anno
 
53.
Karas: The Prophecy (2005 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In a Japanese city haunted by nature spirits and demons, a secret war is raging between the renegade... (90 mins.)
 
54.
Dominion Tank Police (1988 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
In a dystopic pollution ridden future, the tank police fight for law and order and cause massive collatorol destruction along the way. (138 mins.)
 
55.
New Dominion Tank Police (1993 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
The year is 2016. The place is New Port City. The Tank Police are still waging a desperate war on crime... (30 mins.)
Director: Noboru Furuse
 
56.
Gunnm (1993 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
This movie takes place in a distant future, and is the story of a the young cyborg Gally, who is found on a scrapheap by the Cyberdoctor Daisuke Ido... (54 mins.)
“ Battle Angel ” - Movie-Mate
 
57.
Afro Samurai (2007 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A Black samurai goes on a mission to avenge the wrongful death of his father in a futuristic feudal Japan. (125 mins.)
Director: Fuminori Kizaki
“ Afro Samurau and Afro Samurai: Resurrection share this position! ” - Movie-Mate
 
58.
Lily C.A.T. (1987 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
A captain and his crew travel across the universe in a ship that can travel for 20 years while the crew will age only 1 year... (80 mins.)
 
59.
Go Nagai's New Cutey Honey (1994 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
In hibernation for years, the body-shifting android Cutey Honey is brought out of her self-imposed stasis... (240 mins.)
 
60.
Freedom Project (2006 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Based on characters designed by Katsuhiro Otomo, 3 bike racing teenagers born on the Moon uncover a... (30 mins.)
Director: Shuhei Morita
 
61.
Key: The Metal Idol (1994 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Tokiko "Key" Mima's is a completely human looking robot that lives in a farming valley in present day Japan...
Director: Hiroaki Satô
 
62.
Devil Hunter Yohko (1990 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  
A teenage girl learns that she is the current generation of demon fighter and her enemies know it. (28 mins.)
 
63.
Venus Wars (1989)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  
The new frontier of Venus has degenerated into a dystopia ravaged by the civil war between Ishtar and Aphrodia... (102 mins.)
 
64.
They Were Eleven (1986)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
Cosmo Academy has set a test for ten of its applicants to survive on a spaceship for 2 months. But there is an eleventh member aboard. (91 mins.)
 
65.
Neo Tokyo (1987)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
A trilogy of separate stories. In "Labyrinth labyrinthos", a girl and her cat enter a strange world. In "Running Man", a racer takes on the ultimate opponent. In "Construction Cancellation Order", a man must shut down worker robots. (50 mins.)
 
66.
Robot Carnival (1987 Video)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  
An anthology of various tales told in various styles with robots being the one common element among them. (90 mins.)
 
67.
Gurren Lagann the Movie: Childhood's End (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Simon and Kamina, brothers in arms, take upon themselves to venture beyond the borders of their world, reality and imagination. Venturing further and further into a hidden truth that has kept humanity prisoners for millennia. (112 mins.)
 
68.
Gurren Lagann the Movie: The Lights in the Sky Are Stars (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
Seven years after the defeat of the Spiral King, Simon and the Dai-Gurren brigade must set out to the vastness of space to defeat a new threat and save the universe. The last high-stakes battle for Simon and his team is about to begin. (126 mins.)
 
69.
Gekijouban Fate/stay night: Heaven's Feel (2017)
Movie adaptation of the third route of Fate/Stay Night.
Director: Tomonori Sudô
 
70.
Code Geass: Akito the Exiled - The Wyvern Arrives (2012)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
The story takes place in Europe in the year a.t.b. 2017. A Knightmare unit made of boys and girls from... (60 mins.)
“ OVA's 1-4 ” - Movie-Mate
 
71.
Kara no Kyoukai: The Garden of Sinners - Overlooking View (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  
September 1998: A recent spate of unusual suicide incidents where several high school girls fell to their death... (49 mins.)
Director: Ei Aoki
“ Movie 1: Overlooking View ” - Movie-Mate
 
72.
Kara no Kyoukai: The Garden of Sinners, A Study in Murder: Part 1 (2007)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
August 1995: Mikiya first meets Shiki in a white kimono during a snowing day. Later on, at the high school freshmen ceremony...
“ Movie 2: A Study in Murder – Part 1 ” - Movie-Mate
 
73.
Kara no Kyoukai: The Garden of Sinners - Remaining Sense of Pain (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
July 1998: Mikiya finds a confused Fujino Asagami crouched in an alley and noticing she is suffering from pain in her abdomen...
Director: Mitsuru Obunai
“ Movie 3: Remaining Sense of Pain ” - Movie-Mate
 
74.
Kara no Kyoukai: The Garden of Sinners - The Hollow Shrine (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  
June 1998: Shiki has had a near death experience. Awakening from a coma, she has lost something very important to her... (46 mins.)
Director: Takayuki Hirao
“ Movie 4: The Hollow Shrine ” - Movie-Mate
 
75.
Kara no Kyoukai: The Garden of Sinners - Paradox Spiral (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
November 1998: A young man swears he committed a heinous crime, he looks in the news, but nobody talks about what happened... (114 mins.)
Director: Takaaki Hirao
“ Movie 5: Paradox Spiral ” - Movie-Mate
 
76.
Kara no Kyoukai: The Garden of Sinners - Oblivion Recorder - A Fairytale (2008)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
January 1999: Meet Azaka Kokuto. She plans to win Mikiya over as her lover despite the presence of a dangerous woman named Shiki Ryogi... (120 mins.)
Director: Takahiro Miura
“ Movie 6: Oblivion Recording ” - Movie-Mate
 
77.
Kara no Kyoukai: The Garden of Sinners - A Study in Murder - Part 2 (2009)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
February 1999: A new spate of ferocious murders has caught the eye of both Shiki and Daisuke, Mikiya's... (120 mins.)
“ Movie 7: A Study in Murder – Part 2 ” - Movie-Mate