Good Original Anime Series

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1.
Michiko and Hatchin (2008 TV Series)
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Michiko is a free-willed "sexy diva" who escaped from prison, while Hatchin is a run away girl fleeing from her strict catholic foster family. The two join forces and set off on an unpredictable road trip seeking their own freedom. (23 mins.)
 
2.
Samurai Champloo (2004 TV Series)
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Fuu, a waitress who works in a teahouse, rescues two master swordsmen, Mugen and Jin, from their execution to help her find the "samurai who smells of sunflowers." (24 mins.)
 
3.
Ergo Proxy (2006 TV Series)
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In a post-apocalyptic future humans live in peace with androids in a domed city. However, a strange series of murders has intruded into bored inspector Re-l Mayer's life. (25 mins.)
Director: Shûkô Murase
 
4.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995 TV Series)
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A teenage boy finds himself recruited as a member of an elite team of pilots by his father. (24 mins.)
 
5.
Revolutionary Girl Utena (1997 TV Series)
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A tomboyish schoolgirl finds herself forced into repeated duels for another girl who has a role in a world revolution. (24 mins.)
 
6.
Mawaru-Penguindrum (2011 TV Series)
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A terminally ill girl is revived by a magical penguin spirit. In return, her brothers are sent on a quest for the mysterious 'Penguindrum'.
 
7.
Yuri Kuma Arashi (2015 TV Series)
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In a world of war between bears and humans, a young schoolgirl is sent into an adventure quest to find the origin of this conflict.
 
8.
Kaiba (2008 TV Series)
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In a futuristic dystopian world where memories are literally stored, bought and sold and rich have all the privileges, a young amnesiac is trying to find out who he is.
 
9.
Cowboy Bebop (1998 TV Series)
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The futuristic misadventures and tragedies of an easygoing bounty hunter and his partners. (24 mins.)
 
10.
Punch Line (2015 TV Series)
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High schooler Yuta Iridatsu has experienced "astral projection" i.e. his spirit has been separated from his body... (23 mins.)
Director: Yutaka Uemura
 
11.
Sound of the Sky (2010 TV Series)
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15-year old Kanata Sorami enlists in the 1121st Platoon of the Helvetians Army to become a great bugle player, and experiences missions and adventures with her fellow platoon members.
 
12.
Tsuritama (2012 TV Series)
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Four individuals' adventures on an island while fishing; Yuki, who is terrible at communicating and hence never made any real friends... (24 mins.)
Director: Kenji Nakamura
 
13.
Anohana: The Flower We Saw That Day (2011 TV Series)
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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.)
 
14.
Gunbuster (1988 Mini-Series)
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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
 
15.
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.)
 
16.
Panty & Stocking with Garterbelt (2010 TV Series)
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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
 
17.
A Lull in the Sea (2013 TV Series)
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Long ago, humanity lived in the sea, but some humans longed to go to land and eventually left the sea behind...
 
18.
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.)
 
19.
Texhnolyze (2003 TV Series)
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In a man-made underground society, descendants of a banished generation vie for control of the crumbling city of Lux...
 
20.
Haibane renmei (2002 Mini-Series)
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A young girl is reborn as an angel-like creature called a haibane, with no memory of who she once was. (25 mins.)
 
21.
Tengen toppa gurren lagann (2007 TV Series)
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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. (24 mins.)
 
22.
Kill La Kill (2013 TV Series)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8.0/10 X  
A young girl arrives at a school of superhumans to find out the truth behind her father's murder. (25 mins.)
 
23.
Inferno Cop (2012 TV Series)
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A cop with a skeleton head towards evil around the world
 
24.
Space Patrol Luluco (2016 TV Series)
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A normal girl and an alien meet and spark an interstellar romance.
 
25.
Kiznaiver (2016 TV Series)
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The story of a group of diverse young adults who become connected to each other as part of an experiment to generate peace.
 
26.
Tamako Market (2013 TV Series)
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Tamako's life becomes complicated with friendships, rivalries and the arrival of a peculiar bird. (25 mins.)
 
27.
Arjuna (2001 Mini-Series)
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A fatally injured girl is saved in her near death experience to become the chosen defender of Earth. (25 mins.)
 
28.
Eureka Seven (2005 TV Series)
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14-year-old Renton joins the rebel GekkoState ship, co-pilots the TypeZero with the mysterious Eureka, and unknowingly becomes part of a grand scheme. (25 mins.)
Director: Tomoki Kyôda
 
29.
Kyôsôgiga (2013 TV Series)
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Director: Rie Matsumoto
 
30.
Mononoke (2007 Mini-Series)
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A mysterious man called the Medicine Seller travels along feudal Japan, uncovering and slaying evil spirits called "Mononoke". (25 mins.)
 
31.
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. (24 mins.)
 
32.
Psycho-Pass (2012 TV Series)
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Believing in humanity and order, policewoman Akane Tsunemori obeys the ruling, computerized, precognitive Sibyl System. But when she faces a criminal mastermind who can elude this "perfect" system, she questions both Sibyl and herself. (25 mins.)
Director: Kiyotaka Suzuki
 
33.
Kamichu! (2005 TV Series)
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A middle school girl suddenly becomes a god. Now she must take on godly duties as well as attend school. (28 mins.)
 
34.
Princess Tutu (2002 TV Series)
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A duck turned girl with magical powers must help save a prince from an unfinished fairy tale. (30 mins.)
 
35.
Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress (2016 TV Series)
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A large group of survivors seek shelter while travelling on a train after their station was attacked by aggressive, undead creatures called Kabane. (22 mins.)
Director: Tetsuro Araki
 
36.
Infinite Ryvius (1999 TV Series)
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Over 400 teenagers are stranded without adult supervision aboard a prototype space battleship after their astronaut training school is sabotaged by an outside group.
 
37.
Witch Hunter Robin (2002 TV Series)
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Witches exist, and it is the mysterious organization STNJ's job to hunt them down. Robin is a recent trainee who joins up, and begins unravelling the secrets of both the witches and STNJ... (25 mins.)
 
38.
Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 (2009 TV Series)
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An apocalyptic look at the possibility of an earthquake of magnitude 7 or greater striking the Tokyo area... (23 mins.)
 
39.
Dennou Coil (2007 TV Series)
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40.
Martian Successor Nadesico (1996 TV Series)
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Some unknown presence is attacking Earth with dangerous robots and the only thing that can save the day is the crew of the Nadesico: a powerful spaceship.
 
41.
RIN ~Daughters of Mnemosyne~ (2008 TV Series)
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Rin Asogi runs a private investigation agency in Tokyo's Shinjuku district, performing odd jobs ranging...
 
42.
NieA under 7 (2000 TV Series)
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A poor Earth girl and NieA, a hotheaded alien girl of low class ("under 7"), bond in a world where aliens are part of every day society. (30 mins.)
 
43.
Otaku no video (1991 Mini-Series)
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A half animated/half live-action mockumentary about the world of Japanese geekdom. (50 mins.)
Director: Takeshi Mori
 
44.
Space Dandy (2014 TV Series)
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The cosmic and comic adventures of Space Dandy, a handsome space explorer tasked to tour the universe and discover new alien beings. (24 mins.)
 
45.
Paranoia Agent (2004 TV Series)
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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.)
 
46.
Uchû senkan Yamato (1974 TV Series)
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In the year 2199, the space battleship Yamato embarks on a voyage to the planet Iscandar, to retrieve a device that will rejuvenate a war-ravaged Earth. (30 mins.)
Director: Noboru Ishiguro