Anime series

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1.
Azumanga Daioh (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A humorous and highly unpredictable animated series following a group of high school girls and their teachers. (24 mins.)
 
2.
Cowboy Bebop (1998 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
The futuristic misadventures and tragedies of an easygoing bounty hunter and his partners. (24 mins.)
 
3.
Mushi-Shi (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
They are neither plants nor animals. They differ from other forms of life such as the micro-organisms and the fungi... (25 mins.)
 
4.
Princess Tutu (2002 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A duck turned girl with magical powers must help save a prince from an unfinished fairy tale. (30 mins.)
 
5.
Kino's Journey (2003 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.5/10 X  
Young world-weary sharpshooter girl Kino and her talking inquisitive motorcycle Hermes travel around her unusual world, visiting various city-states for three days each to learn about their culture, history and ruling philosophy.
 
6.
The Tatami Galaxy (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
When a nameless student at Kyoto University encounters a demigod one night, he asks to relive the past three years in order to win the heart of Ms. Akashi, the object of his affection.
Director: Masaaki Yuasa
 
7.
Welcome to the NHK! (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
This surreal dramedy follows Satou Tatsuhiro as he attempts to escape the evil machinations of the NHK.
 
8.
Monster (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
A brilliant neurosurgeon living in Germany finds his life in utter turmoil after getting involved with a psychopath that was once a former patient. (24 mins.)
Director: Masayuki Kojima
 
9.
Usagi Drop (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A man adopts his six-year-old aunt and raises her as his own kid.
 
10.
One Piece (1999 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
Follows the adventures of Monkey D. Luffy and his friends in order to find the greatest treasure ever left by the legendary Pirate, Gol D Roger. The famous mystery treasure named "One Piece". (24 mins.)
 
11.
Paranoia Agent (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Seemingly unconnected citizens of Tokyo are targeted for bludgeoning by a boy with a golden baseball bat. As detectives try to link the victims, they discover that following the assaults, the victims' lives have improved in some way. (30 mins.)
 
12.
Koi kaze (2004 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
Koshiro and Nanoka fall deeply in love, then discover they are the children of their divorced estranged parents... making them brother and sister. How will their relationship turn out? (25 mins.)
Director: Takahiro Ômori
 
13.
Anne of Green Gables (1979 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Based on the books by Lucy Maud Montgomery, this 50 episode series tells the story of Anne Shirley, a young orphan living in 19th century Canada. (24 mins.)
 
14.
Haibane renmei (2002 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
A young girl is reborn as an angel-like creature called a haibane, with no memory of who she once was. (25 mins.)
 
15.
Future Boy Conan (1978 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.9/10 X  
After the world is nearly destroyed by a war, a young boy and his friends must fight to save the world from those who seek to conquer what is left of civilization. (24 mins.)
 
16.
Serial Experiments Lain (1998 Mini-Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.2/10 X  
Strange events begin to occur as a withdrawn girl named Lain becomes obsessed with interconnected virtual realm of "The Wired". (24 mins.)
 
17.
Puella Magi Madoka Magica (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
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. (24 mins.)
 
18.
Hourou Musuko (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Yoshino and Shuichi are two friends, both starting at a new school, both starting puberty, and both trans-gendered. This series follows them as they come out and find acceptance. (25 mins.)
 
19.
The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The crazy adventures of the SOS Brigade, led by the insane but charismatic Haruhi. (24 mins.)
 
20.
School Rumble (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The main female protagonist is Tenma Tsukamoto, an unremarkable second-year high school student[2] who secretly admires her eccentric, enigmatic, nice-guy classmate, Oji Karasuma.[3] Tenma struggles to confess her feelings to Oji. (25 mins.)
 
21.
Suzumiya Haruhi chan no yûutsu (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
The SOS Brigade stars in a series of original net animations made especially for YouTube.
 
22.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.6/10 X  
A teenage boy finds himself recruited as a member of an elite team of pilots by his father. (24 mins.)
 
23.
Strawberry Marshmallow (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
 
24.
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.)
 
25.
Elfen Lied (2004 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
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
 
26.
Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
Six childhood friends have grown apart over the years following the death of one of them, Menma. The original 'leader' of this friend group... (23 mins.)
 
27.
WataMote: No Matter How I Look at It, It's You Guys' Fault I'm Not Popular! (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  
Kuroki Tomoko is a super popular female schoolgirl, with 50 years experience in dating and more than 100 boys - but just in the dating video games... (25 mins.)
 
28.
Chi's Sweet Home (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
The story follows a cute little cat named Chi and her fun family friendly adventures. (3 mins.)
 
29.
Daily Lives of High School Boys (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
A sketch comedy about three friends attending an all boys school. (24 mins.)
 
30.
My Ordinary Life (2011 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.4/10 X  
A group of students lead normal lives and cope with normal predicaments, but all too often find themselves in abnormal situations.
 
31.
Angel Beats! (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  
Rebellious teens fight in armed combat against one dispassionate girl's supernatural powers in an afterlife high school. (25 mins.)
 
32.
Eden of the East (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
On November 22, 2010 ten missiles strike Japan. However, this unprecedented terrorist act, later to...
 
33.
Death Note (2006 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 9.0/10 X  
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.)
 
34.
Clannad: After Story (2008 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.7/10 X  
A sequel to the recently wrapped anime based on the Key Clannad franchise. After Story is a path that...
 
35.
K-On! (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  
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.
 
36.
Cromartie High School (2003 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A satire comedy of a misfit high school with punks, robots, gorillas and much more. (12 mins.)
 
37.
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.)
 
38.
Clannad (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.1/10 X  
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.)
 
39.
Another (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
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.
 
40.
Aria: The Animation (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.4/10 X  
 
41.
Flowers of Evil (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Takao worships the class beauty, Nanako, from afar. When he is alone in the classroom one day after school...
 
42.
Bludgeoning Angel Dokuro-chan (2005 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A boy is fond of an angel that kills him again and again.
 
43.
Nyorôn Churuya san (2009 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  
In this series of original net animations, Churuya-san faces constant bullying from the SOS Brigade, the jealousy of Asakura, and a disheartening shortage of smoked cheese. Nyoron!
 
44.
Lucky Star (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  
Having fun in school, doing homework together, cooking and eating, playing video games, watching anime... (25 mins.)
 
45.
Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt (2010 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Two Angels, Panty and Stocking, are kicked out of Heaven for bad behaviour and sent Ghost hunting by Garterbelt, a Priest of Daten City.
Director: Hiroaki Tomita
 
46.
School Days (2007 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  
Makoto Itou has a crush on Kotonoha Katsura, who rides the same train as him daily. Following urban legend, he sets her photo as his phone wallpaper - a love charm. When classmate Sekai Saionji notices, it seems his luck really does change.
 
47.
Inferno Cop (2012 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.0/10 X  
A cop with a skeleton head towards evil around the world