Most Voted Titles With Mamoru Oshii


1. Ghost in the Shell (1995)

Not Rated | 83 min | Animation, Action, Crime

8.0
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76 Metascore

A cyborg policewoman and her partner hunt a mysterious and powerful hacker called the Puppet Master.

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Atsuko Tanaka, Iemasa Kayumi, Akio Ôtsuka, Kôichi Yamadera

Votes: 103,192 | Gross: $0.52M

2. Paris, je t'aime (2006)

R | 120 min | Comedy, Drama, Romance

7.3
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66 Metascore

Through the neighborhoods of Paris, love is veiled, revealed, imitated, sucked dry, reinvented and awakened.

Directors: Olivier Assayas, Frédéric Auburtin, Emmanuel Benbihy, Gurinder Chadha, Sylvain Chomet, Ethan Coen, Joel Coen, Isabel Coixet, Wes Craven, Alfonso Cuarón, Gérard Depardieu, Christopher Doyle, Richard LaGravenese, Vincenzo Natali, Alexander Payne, Bruno Podalydès, Walter Salles, Oliver Schmitz, Nobuhiro Suwa, Daniela Thomas, Tom Tykwer, Gus Van Sant | Stars: Juliette Binoche, Leonor Watling, Ludivine Sagnier, Fanny Ardant

Votes: 65,537 | Gross: $4.86M

3. Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence (I) (2004)

PG-13 | 100 min | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.6
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66 Metascore

In the year 2032, Batô, a cyborg detective for the anti-terrorist unit Public Security Section 9, investigates the case of a female robot--one created solely for sexual pleasure--who slaughtered her owner.

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Akio Ôtsuka, Atsuko Tanaka, Tamio Ôki, Kôichi Yamadera

Votes: 31,258 | Gross: $1.04M

4. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)

TV-MA | 24 min | Animation, Action, Crime

8.6
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The futuristic adventures of a female cyborg counter intelligence agent and her support team.

Stars: Shirô Saitô, Mary Elizabeth McGlynn, William Knight, Richard Epcar

Votes: 14,234

5. Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade (1999)

R | 102 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

7.5
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59 Metascore

A traumatized member of an elite para-military police force falls for the sister of a female terrorist courier who died in front of him on duty.

Director: Hiroyuki Okiura | Stars: Michael Dobson, Yoshikazu Fujiki, Sumi Mutoh, Moneca Stori

Votes: 12,214 | Gross: $0.09M

6. Avalon (2001)

R | 107 min | Action, Drama, Fantasy

6.5
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In a future world, young people are increasingly becoming addicted to an illegal (and potentially deadly) battle simulation game called Avalon. When Ash, a star player, hears of rumors that... See full summary »

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Malgorzata Foremniak, Wladyslaw Kowalski, Jerzy Gudejko, Dariusz Biskupski

Votes: 11,964

7. Kôkaku kidôtai 2.0 (2008)

TV-14 | 83 min | Animation, Action, Crime

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A hacker known as the Puppet Master is hunted by a female cyborg cop and her partner. This film is a revised version of Ghost in the Shell (1995).

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Atsuko Tanaka, Akio Ôtsuka, Kôichi Yamadera, Tesshô Genda

Votes: 11,588

8. Blood: The Last Vampire (2000)

Not Rated | 48 min | Animation, Action, Horror

6.7
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44 Metascore

In Japan, the vampire-hunter Saya, who is a powerful original, is sent by her liaison with the government, David, posed as a teenage student to the Yokota High School on the eve of ... See full summary »

Director: Hiroyuki Kitakubo | Stars: Yûki Kudô, Saemi Nakamura, Joe Romersa, Rebecca Forstadt

Votes: 10,735

9. Sukai kurora (2008)

PG-13 | 122 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

6.8
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A group of eternally young fighter pilots known as Kildren experience the sudden loss of innocence as they battle the enemy in astonishing dogfights above the clouds.

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Rinko Kikuchi, Ryo Kase, Shôsuke Tanihara, Megumi Yamaguchi

Votes: 4,768

10. Halo Legends (2010 Video)

PG-13 | 120 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

6.7
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The universe of the Halo video game series is expanded in seven short animated films from Japan's greatest anime directors and studios.

Directors: Frank O'Connor, Shinji Aramaki, Hideki Futamura, Toshiyuki Kan'no, Tomoki Kyôda, Kôichi Mashimo, Yasushi Muraki, Daisuke Nishio, Mamoru Oshii, Kôji Sawai, Hiroshi Yamazaki, Keiichi Sugiyama, Takahiro Tanaka | Stars: Luci Christian, Josh Grelle, Greg Ayres, Atsuko Tanaka

Votes: 4,341

11. Angel's Egg (1985)

71 min | Animation, Drama, Fantasy

7.7
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A mysterious young girl wanders a desolate, otherworldly landscape, carrying a large egg.

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Mako Hyôdô, Jinpachi Nezu, Kei'ichi Noda

Votes: 4,013

12. Blood+ (2005–2006)

TV-MA | Animation, Action, Adventure

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In present day Okinawa, a young amnesiac girl named Saya combats vicious, shape-shifting vampires. Her adoptive family and friends help her track down their source and uncover her past.

Stars: Eri Kitamura, Katsuyuki Konishi, Hiroyuki Yoshino, Akiko Yajima

Votes: 3,772

13. Patlabor: The Movie (1989)

Unrated | 100 min | Animation, Action, Crime

7.1
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The screwball cops of Special Vehicles Section 2 Division 2 must investigate and stop a spree of rampaging construction robots.

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Toshio Furukawa, David Jarvis, Doug Erholtz, Mîna Tominaga

Votes: 3,700

14. Kidô keisatsu patorebâ: The Movie 2 (1993)

Unrated | 113 min | Animation, Action, Drama

7.6
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When a terrorist attack is blamed on the Air Force, Special Vehicle Unit 2 gets caught in the middle of a growing political conflict.

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Mîna Tominaga, Briony Glassco, Julie Ann Taylor, Toshio Furukawa

Votes: 3,017

15. Rewind This! (2013)

Not Rated | 91 min | Documentary

7.2
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Home video changed the world. The cultural and historical impact of the VHS tape was enormous. This film traces the ripples of that impact by examining the myriad aspects of society that were altered by the creation of videotape.

Director: Josh Johnson | Stars: Ben Jousan, David Gregory, Micah Matthews, Mike Vraney

Votes: 1,539

16. Nirusu no fushigi na tabi (1980–1981)

24 min | Animation, Adventure, Family

7.7
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This is an animated adaptation of the classic story of Nils Holgerson, a naughty boy who is transformed to a very little dwarf and goes through many adventures, flying with a band of wild geese.

Stars: Masane Tsukayama, Elmar Wepper, Mami Koyama, Masako Ikeda

Votes: 1,476

17. Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer (1984)

Unrated | 90 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

7.7
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Lum is a cheerful alien who now lives with her human fiancée, Ataru and her goods friends on earth. The night before the school festival, the world begins to change, things seem to be ... See full summary »

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Fumi Hirano, Toshio Furukawa, Akira Kamiya, Kazuko Sugiyama

Votes: 1,275

18. Assault Girls (2009)

Not Rated | 65 min | Action, Sci-Fi

3.8
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In the aftermath of a global thermonuclear war three battle tested women wage war in a virtual video game against giant mutant sand whales.

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Yoshikazu Fujiki, Rinko Kikuchi, Meisa Kuroki, Hinako Saeki

Votes: 1,067

19. Garm Wars: The Last Druid (2014)

PG-13 | 102 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

4.8
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In a world where clone soldiers from three military tribes are locked in a perpetual battle of air, land and technology, one clone is separated from the battle and finds herself on the run with a group of unlikely companions.

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Lance Henriksen, Kevin Durand, Mélanie St-Pierre, Summer H. Howell

Votes: 1,002

20. Urusei yatsura (1981–1986)

23 min | Animation, Comedy, Romance

7.5
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The series begins when aliens from the planet Oniboshi invade Earth. They agree to leave only if Earth's champion can defeat the Oni champion in a game of tag within a ten-day time limit. ... See full summary »

Stars: Fumi Hirano, Toshio Furukawa, Saeko Shimazu, Akira Kamiya

Votes: 662

21. Jigoku no banken: akai megane (1987)

116 min | Action, Sci-Fi, Thriller

6.7
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A surreal science fiction noir involving a man trapped in a future where seemingly everyone is a government spy and all-night noodle stands are outlawed.

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Shigeru Chiba, Machiko Washio, Hideyuki Tanaka, Hideyo Amamoto

Votes: 478

22. Urusei Yatsura: Only You (1983)

101 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

7.0
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When everyone in town receives invitations to Ataru's wedding, they are shocked to see that his sweetheart Lum is not the bride. Eventually they learn that when Ataru was playing games as a... See full summary »

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Fumi Hirano, Toshio Furukawa, Saeko Shimazu, Akira Kamiya

Votes: 435

23. Kick-Heart (2013)

Not Rated | 12 min | Animation, Short, Action

6.9
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A love story between two people that each have a secret to hide. One a pro-wrestler, the other a Nun. Losing never felt so good.

Director: Masaaki Yuasa | Stars: Tatsuhisa Suzuki, Takako Honda, Wataru Takagi, Yûko Kaida

Votes: 419

24. Kidô keisatsu patorebâ (1988– )

25 min | Animation, Short, Action

7.6
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The adventures of a giant robot police force unit.

Stars: Mîna Tominaga, Toshio Furukawa, Michihiro Ikemizu, Issei Futamata

Votes: 364

25. Jigoku no banken: kerubersu (1991)

Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi

6.4
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The Metropolitan Police's ultimate crime-fighting unit was an elite squad of men and women known as the Kerberos. Refusing an order from the government officials to disarm led to a riot ... See full summary »

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Shigeru Chiba, Yoshikazu Fujiki, Takashi Matsuyama, Eaching Sue

Votes: 306

26. Ani*Kuri15 (2007– )

1 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.0
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15 one-minute shorts created by various people from Japan's animation industry. The title of the collection, Ani*Kuri15, is abbreviated from the words "anime" and "creators".

Stars: Takeshi Maeda, Akira Nakagawa, Shizuka Okohira, Yuka Terasaki

Votes: 281

27. Talking Head (1992)

105 min | Drama, Mystery, Thriller

6.8
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A revered director with an obscure style, Rei Maruwa, has gone missing during the production of his latest animated feature, Talking Head. With the deadline approaching and next to no ... See full summary »

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Shigeru Chiba, Yoshikazu Fujiki, Keishi Hunt, Mako Hyôdô

Votes: 249

28. Kidô keisatsu patorebâ 2 (1990– )

Animation, Sci-Fi

7.8
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Stars: Mîna Tominaga, Toshio Furukawa, Michihiro Ikemizu, Issei Futamata

Votes: 202

29. Tachiguishi retsuden (2006)

104 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

6.4
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A fictional documentary about changing Japanese eating habits and the colorful thieves that swindle the restaurants which serve them.

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Yoshikazu Fujiki, Mako Hyôdô, Yoshikazu Ishii, Mitsuhisa Ishikawa

Votes: 183

30. Miyamoto Musashi: Sôken ni haseru yume (2009)

72 min | Animation, Action

5.9
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An animated chronicle of the life of legendary swordsman Miyamoto Musashi (1584-1645).

Director: Mizuho Nishikubo

Votes: 165

31. Madame Peppermint (1983– )

24 min

7.1
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Mrs. Pepperpot has a magic spoon that can make her shrink.

Stars: Reiko Seno, Keiko Yokozawa, Sumi Shimamoto, Yô Inoue

Votes: 143

32. In the Aftermath (1988)

85 min | Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi

5.5
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On a post-apocalyptic Earth, an angel descends to help the survivors.

Director: Carl Colpaert | Stars: Tony Markes, Rainbow Dolan, Kenneth McCabe, Kurtiss J. Tews

Votes: 127

33. Dallos (1983 Video)

83 min | Animation, Sci-Fi

6.4
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In a near future, mankind has moved from a drained Earth to the Moon. Rebel acts of terrorism lead to conflicts with the Earth Federal Government. A mysterious entity called Dallos appears to restore hope.

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Hideki Sasaki, Shûichi Ikeda, Rumiko Ukai, Yoshiko Sakakibara

Votes: 124

34. Kiru (2008)

82 min | Action

5.2
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Directors: Kenta Fukasaku, Mamoru Oshii, Minoru Tahara, Takanori Tsujimoto | Stars: Yôko Fujita, Rinko Kikuchi, Narushi Ikeda, Yûma Ishigaki

Votes: 119

35. Yattâman (1977–1979)

24 min | Animation, Family, Sci-Fi

7.4
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Stars: Noriko Ohara, Mari Okamoto, Kazuya Tatekabe, Kei Tomiyama

Votes: 117

36. Mezame no hakobune (2005)

36 min | Short, Fantasy, Music

6.6
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Director: Mamoru Oshii

Votes: 96

37. The Next Generation Patoreibâ: Shuto kessen (2015)

94 min | Action, Sci-Fi

4.5
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An attack takes place on Rainbow Bridge in Odaiba, Tokyo by the fighter helicopter `Gray Ghost`. 2 days earlier, the Gray Ghost was stolen. The perpetrators are followers of Yukihito Tsuge.... See full summary »

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Toshio Kakei, Erina Mano, Seiji Fukushi, Rina Ota

Votes: 82

38. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)
Episode: Night Cruise (2004)

TV-MA | 26 min | Animation, Action, Crime

7.3
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Following nuclear World War III and non-nuclear World War IV (also referred to as the Second Vietnam War), Japan passed an act known as the Refugee Special Action Policy, inviting war refugees from all across Asia to enter Japan.

Director: Kenji Kamiyama | Stars: Dino Andrade, Robert Axelrod, Kevin Brief, Christopher Carroll

Votes: 82

39. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)
Episode: Reembody (2004)

TV-MA | 26 min | Animation, Action, Crime

7.5
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Two years have past since Section 9 was forcefully disbanded by the Umibozu.

Directors: Kenji Kamiyama, Masaki Tachibana | Stars: Dino Andrade, Kirk Baily, Kevin Brief, Mari Devon

Votes: 80

40. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)
Episode: Cash Eye (2004)

TV-MA | 26 min | Animation, Action, Crime

7.4
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A formal investigation into Mr. Todoko has yielded evidence that he may be managing former Secretary General Yakushima's assets.

Director: Kenji Kamiyama | Stars: Dino Andrade, Stephen Apostolina, Kirk Baily, Kevin Brief

Votes: 79

41. Twilight Q (1987 Video)

60 min | Animation

6.9
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Diving into the sea Maymui is surprised to find a camera containing images of herself with a man, she has never seen before. Also, the camera turns out to be a model not yet for sale.

Directors: Tomomi Mochizuki, Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Shigeru Chiba, Mako Hyôdô, Kumiko Takizawa, Mîna Tominaga

Votes: 78

42. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)
Episode: Endless Gig (2005)

TV-MA | 27 min | Animation, Action, Crime

8.5
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The JMSDF lets loose with another round of naval artillery fire and missile strikes as refugees on Dejima attempt to evacuate the island aboard makeshift rafts and boats.

Director: Kenji Kamiyama | Stars: Dino Andrade, William Bassett, Johnny Yong Bosch, Kevin Brief

Votes: 78

43. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)
Episode: Affection (2004)

TV-MA | 26 min | Animation, Action, Crime

8.3
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Batou and Togusa are testing eight potential new recruits for Section 9.

Director: Kenji Kamiyama | Stars: Dino Andrade, Catherine Battistone, Kevin Brief, Fleet Cooper

Votes: 67

44. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)
Episode: Nuclear Power (2004)

TV-MA | 25 min | Animation, Action, Crime

8.3
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The Chief Cabinet Secretary formally relieves the PM from her ministerial duties for her decision to call in the UN to mediate the Dejima crisis.

Director: Kenji Kamiyama | Stars: Dino Andrade, Kevin Brief, Joe Cappelletti, Fleet Cooper

Votes: 66

45. Tôkyô Mukokuseki Shôjo (2015)

85 min | Action, Thriller

5.7
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Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Kanon Hanakage, Hirotarô Honda, Kaede Inaba, Nobuaki Kaneko

Votes: 65

46. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)
Episode: Martial Law (2004)

TV-MA | 26 min | Animation, Action, Crime

8.1
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Prime Minister Kayabuki meets with her cabinet to discuss the Fukuoka nuclear bomb incident, but the cabinet has already decided to deploy the army to retrieve the remaining plutonium supposedly hidden on Dejima Island.

Director: Kenji Kamiyama | Stars: Dino Andrade, William Bassett, Steve Blum, Kevin Brief

Votes: 64

47. The Next Generation: Patlabor (2014– )

48 min | Action, Sci-Fi

5.7
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In a world where giant robots are built and used for labor, a special police force of robots is created to handle crimes relating to these machines.

Stars: Erina Mano, Toshio Kakei, Seiji Fukushi, Rina Ohta

Votes: 63

48. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)
Episode: Trial (2004)

TV-MA | 26 min | Animation, Action, Crime

7.5
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On his way home from work Togusa becomes involved in a domestic dispute between Yukadi Shisharow and her boyfriend when the lady suddenly trips in front of Togusa's car and screams for help.

Director: Kenji Kamiyama | Stars: Dino Andrade, Brian Beacock, Kevin Brief, Mari Devon

Votes: 63

49. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)
Episode: This Side of Justice (2005)

TV-MA | 27 min | Animation, Action, Crime

8.2
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The Tachikoma units, through the use of a satellite, have spotted an American Empire ballistic missile submarine carrying nuclear submarine-launched ballistic missiles off the coast of Okinawa.

Directors: Kenji Kamiyama, Itsurô Kawasaki | Stars: Dino Andrade, Kevin Brief, Erik Davies, Mari Devon

Votes: 62

50. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)
Episode: Natural Enemy (2004)

TV-MA | 27 min | Animation, Action, Crime

7.9
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The largest live fire exercise ever conducted by the Japanese Self Defense Force is currently underway in advance of the Prime Minister's planned announcement of the repealing of the Refugee Special Action Policy.

Director: Kenji Kamiyama | Stars: Dino Andrade, Stephen Apostolina, Kevin Brief, Deborah Sale Butler

Votes: 61

51. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)
Episode: Poker Face (2004)

TV-MA | 26 min | Animation, Action, Crime

8.4
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Representatives from the American Empire have arrived in Japan to discuss a new security treaty and Section 9 is one of the various groups assigned to secure the building where the talks are taking place.

Director: Kenji Kamiyama | Stars: Dino Andrade, JB Blanc, Kevin Brief, Erik Davies

Votes: 59

52. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)
Episode: Ambivalence (2004)

TV-MA | 26 min | Animation, Action, Crime

7.7
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The failed attempt to secure the ex-GSDA officer for questioning has proven to be the straw that breaks the camels back, as Major Kusanagi decides to go directly into the Cabinet ... See full summary »

Director: Kenji Kamiyama | Stars: Dino Andrade, Kevin Brief, Mari Devon, Loy Edge

Votes: 55

53. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)
Episode: Inductance (2004)

TV-MA | 26 min | Animation, Action, Crime

7.8
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Prime Minister Kayabuki has formally renounced the Refugee Special Action Policy, a move that has drawn much criticism from refugees all over Japan.

Director: Kenji Kamiyama | Stars: Dino Andrade, Kirk Baily, Kevin Brief, Mari Devon

Votes: 55

54. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)
Episode: Excavation (2004)

TV-MA | 26 min | Animation, Action, Crime

7.5
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The prime suspect behind an attempt to blackmail the Ministry of Energy has turned up dead in Nihima City. Originally presumed to be a victim of a tragic accident; however, a more thorough ... See full summary »

Director: Kenji Kamiyama | Stars: Dino Andrade, Kevin Brief, Joe Cappelletti, Mari Devon

Votes: 54

55. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)
Episode: Fake Food (2004)

TV-MA | 27 min | Animation, Action, Crime

7.5
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Tired of being manipulated by Gohda, Aramaki decides to take the initiative and conduct his own investigation on the Individual Eleven case while simultaneously looking into the Cabinet Intelligence Agency.

Director: Kenji Kamiyama | Stars: Dino Andrade, Kirk Baily, Kevin Brief, Joe Cappelletti

Votes: 54

56. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)
Episode: Chain Reaction (2004)

TV-MA | 26 min | Animation, Action, Crime

8.0
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On Dejima island, a crisis is brewing. The refugees have moved away from Japan in an effort to create an autonomous region they can call their own.

Director: Kenji Kamiyama | Stars: Dino Andrade, Kirk Baily, Kevin Brief, Fleet Cooper

Votes: 53

57. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)
Episode: Red Data (2004)

TV-MA | 26 min | Animation, Action, Crime

7.5
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Following Ishikawa's intelligence reports, the Major heads to Taiwan to investigate a lead on Kuze.

Directors: Kenji Kamiyama, Itsurô Kawasaki | Stars: Dino Andrade, Kevin Brief, Erik Davies, Mari Devon

Votes: 53

58. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)
Episode: Fabricate Fog (2004)

TV-MA | 27 min | Animation, Action, Crime

8.1
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Section 9 regroups from the fire fight and the body of their dead teammate is airlifted out of Dejima.

Directors: Kenji Kamiyama, Masaki Tachibana | Stars: Dino Andrade, Kirk Baily, Kevin Brief, Fleet Cooper

Votes: 52

59. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)
Episode: Make Up (2004)

TV-MA | 26 min | Animation, Action, Crime

7.4
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Aramaki calls a briefing to discuss the events surrounding the sudden appearance and murder/suicide of the members of The Individual Eleven.

Directors: Kenji Kamiyama, Itsurô Kawasaki | Stars: Dino Andrade, John Bishop, Kevin Brief, Erik Davies

Votes: 52

60. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)
Episode: Pat (2004)

TV-MA | 26 min | Animation, Action, Crime

7.8
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Section 9's Tachikoma fleet is down for routine maintenance. While the technicians inspect the fleet, the think tanks begin a philosophical discussion on the Individual Eleven case and the implications and motives behind it.

Director: Kenji Kamiyama | Stars: Dino Andrade, Kevin Brief, Erik Davies, Mari Devon

Votes: 52

61. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)
Episode: Pu239 (2004)

TV-MA | 26 min | Animation, Action, Crime

7.4
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Aramaki is summoned to the Prime Minister's office after plans to ship plutonium from the Uchikon 7 district of the Shonjuku Refugee District were leaked to terrorists.

Directors: Kenji Kamiyama, Itsurô Kawasaki | Stars: Dino Andrade, John Bishop, Kevin Brief, Stephen Davies

Votes: 52

62. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)
Episode: Selecon (2004)

TV-MA | 26 min | Animation, Action, Crime

8.1
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The Tachikomas locate a stealth gate that can only be accessed through the European Satellite system. After passing through the gate, Boma recovers a suspicious file believed to be the virus that infected The Individual Eleven.

Directors: Kenji Kamiyama, Masaki Tachibana | Stars: Dino Andrade, William Bassett, John Bishop, Kevin Brief

Votes: 52

63. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)
Episode: Trans Parent (2004)

TV-MA | 26 min | Animation, Action, Crime

8.2
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A patient undergoing a routine medical procedure unexpectedly takes a turn for the worst and the medical staff mount a frantic effort to save him.

Director: Kenji Kamiyama | Stars: Dino Andrade, Kevin Brief, Fleet Cooper, Erik Davies

Votes: 52

64. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)
Episode: Another Chance (2004)

TV-MA | 27 min | Animation, Action, Crime

7.6
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The Prime Minister calls a meeting of her cabinet to discuss the refugee situation.

Directors: Kenji Kamiyama, Masaki Tachibana | Stars: Dino Andrade, Kevin Brief, Erik Davies, Mari Devon

Votes: 51

65. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)
Episode: Reversal Process (2004)

TV-MA | 26 min | Animation, Action, Crime

8.1
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A tactical nuclear device has been discovered in the Kyushu Telecom Tower in the Japanese capital of Fukuoka and some 35 million citizens are subsequently evacuated over a five-day period ... See full summary »

Director: Kenji Kamiyama | Stars: Dino Andrade, Kirk Baily, Kevin Brief, Fleet Cooper

Votes: 50

66. Kôkaku kidôtai: Stand Alone Complex (2002–2005)
Episode: Embarrassment (2004)

TV-MA | 26 min | Animation, Action, Crime

8.3
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Batou confronts Kuze in an effort to stop him from leaving with the plutonium, but Kuze proves to be a better fight than Batou and ends up disabling Batou's right leg and left arm and putting Batou out of commission.

Director: Kenji Kamiyama | Stars: Dino Andrade, Kirk Baily, Steve Blum, Kevin Brief

Votes: 49

67. Gatchaman II (1978– )

26 min | Sci-Fi, Action, Animation

7.9
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The Science Ninja Team resumes its war against a revived Galactor.

Stars: Katsuji Mori, Isao Sasaki, Kazuko Sugiyama, Yoku Shioya

Votes: 48

68. Je t'aime (II) (2010)

12 min | Animation, Short

6.8
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Director: Mamoru Oshii

Votes: 48

71. Akai kôdan Zillion (1987– )

30 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi

7.5
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Stars: Yûko Mizutani, Toshihiko Seki, Doug Stone, Michael Forest

Votes: 28

72. Maroko (II) (1990)

90 min | Animation

7.7
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Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Masako Katsuki, Toshio Furukawa, Ken'ichi Ogata, Machiko Washio

Votes: 18

73. Ani*Kuri15 (2007– )
Episode: Project_Mermaid (2007)

Animation, Comedy, Drama

3.9
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A fish turns into a mermaid who swims out into post-apocalyptic city.

Director: Mamoru Oshii

Votes: 18

74. Gosenzosama Banbanzai! (1989– )

Animation

8.6
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A family is thrown into irreparable turmoil by the arrival of a descendant from the future.

Stars: Toshio Furukawa, Tesshô Genda, Masako Katsuki, Ichirô Nagai

Votes: 16

75. Bokura no jidai (2007– )

30 min | Talk-Show

7.9
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Stars: Satomi Kobayashi, Shun Oguri, Hirokazu Kore-eda, Sawako Agawa

Votes: 14

76. Urusei yatsura (1981–1986)
Episode: I'm Lum-chan the Notorious/It's Raining Oil in Our Town (1981)

Animation, Comedy, Romance

7.4
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In the first episode, only high-schooler Ataru Moroboshi can stop an alien invasion by playing tag with the gorgeous princess of the invaders, Lum. Against very long odds, he wins, only to ... See full summary »

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Fumi Hirano, Toshio Furukawa, Saeko Shimazu, Ichirô Nagai

Votes: 12

78. Urusei yatsura (1981–1986)
Episode: Space Mail Delivery! Ten-chan Arrives!/Mrs Swallow and Mrs. Penguin (1981)

Animation, Comedy, Romance

6.9
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Just as the Moroboshi family is settling down and coming to grips with the idea that their luckless son has married into an extraterrestrial clan, a peach-shaped package arrives from (... See full summary »

Directors: Yûzô Aoki, Masuji Harada, Tamiko Kojima, Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Fumi Hirano, Toshio Furukawa, Saeko Shimazu, Ichirô Nagai

Votes: 10

79. Urusei yatsura (1981–1986)
Episode: The Handsome Shape-Changer Rei Arrives!/Die, Ladykiller! (1981)

Animation, Comedy, Romance

6.4
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It was a dark and stormy night, and Shinobu is walking home. Suddenly, a spaceship crashes near her, and when she reaches the crash site, finds...a tiger-cow!? Who used to be Lum's fiancée!... See full summary »

Directors: Keiji Hayakawa, Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Fumi Hirano, Toshio Furukawa, Saeko Shimazu, Ichirô Nagai

Votes: 10

80. 28 1/2 mousou no kyojin (2010)

5.0
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Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Erika Okuda, Masahiro Sudô, Momoko Tanabe

Votes: 9

81. 009: The Reopening (2010)

5 min | Animation, Short, Action

4.7
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Director: Mamoru Oshii

Votes: 9

82. Gekijô-ban Nirusu no fushigi na tabi (1982)

97 min | Animation

7.0
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Directors: Mamoru Oshii, Hisayuki Toriumi | Stars: Mami Koyama, Shinobu Adachi, Shigeru Chiba, Tesshô Genda

Votes: 9

83. Urusei yatsura (1981–1986)
Episode: Kintaro of the Autumn Sky/Live Vigorously! (1981)

Animation, Comedy, Romance

6.1
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Directors: Masuji Harada, Tamiko Oshima, Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Fumi Hirano, Toshio Furukawa, Saeko Shimazu, Ichirô Nagai

Votes: 9

84. Urusei yatsura (1981–1986)
Episode: And Then There Were None (1983)

Animation, Comedy, Romance

7.7
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Directors: Junji Nishimura, Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Fumi Hirano, Toshio Furukawa, Akira Kamiya, Saeko Shimazu

Votes: 7

85. Urusei yatsura (1981–1986)
Episode: Ataru Genji Visits Heinkyo (1981)

Animation, Comedy, Romance

6.6
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Directors: Tamiko Kojima, Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Fumi Hirano, Toshio Furukawa, Saeko Shimazu, Ichirô Nagai

Votes: 7

86. Urusei yatsura (1981–1986)
Episode: Love Triangle Black Hole/Hey Hey, It's a Little Demon (1981)

Animation, Comedy, Romance

6.1
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Directors: Masuji Harada, Keiji Hayakawa, Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Fumi Hirano, Toshio Furukawa, Saeko Shimazu, Ichirô Nagai

Votes: 7

87. Urusei yatsura (1981–1986)
Episode: Neptune Beyond the Closet/The Confusing Dinosaur Age (1981)

Animation, Comedy, Romance

5.7
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Directors: Keiji Hayakawa, Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Fumi Hirano, Toshio Furukawa, Saeko Shimazu, Ichirô Nagai

Votes: 7

88. Urusei yatsura (1981–1986)
Episode: Pitter-Patter Christmas Eve (1981)

Animation, Comedy, Romance

6.9
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Ataru's classmates encounter him and Lum at a Department Store downtown. After noting how inconsiderate Ataru is and how he seems more than happy to do so with Lum nearby, his classmates ... See full synopsis »

Director: Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Fumi Hirano, Toshio Furukawa, Saeko Shimazu, Ichirô Nagai

Votes: 7

89. Urusei yatsura (1981–1986)
Episode: Sleeping Beauty Princess Kurama/Athletic Woman Hell! (1981)

Animation, Comedy, Romance

6.0
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The beautiful Crow princess Kurama is awakened by a kiss from Ataru. In accordance with her race's traditions, she must mate with him. Naturally Ataru is more than happy to oblige, but she wants absolutely nothing to do with him.

Directors: Keiji Hayakawa, Tameo Kohanawa, Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Fumi Hirano, Toshio Furukawa, Saeko Shimazu, Ichirô Nagai

Votes: 7

90. Urusei yatsura (1981–1986)
Episode: The Mysterious, Seductive Beauty Sakura/Virus in Distress (1981)

Animation, Comedy, Romance

6.3
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Directors: Mamoru Oshii, Motosuke Takahashi | Stars: Fumi Hirano, Toshio Furukawa, Saeko Shimazu, Ichirô Nagai

Votes: 7

91. Urusei yatsura (1981–1986)
Episode: The Scary Electric Shock!/The Doll of Ill Will (1981)

Animation, Comedy, Romance

6.3
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Directors: Tamiko Kojima, Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Fumi Hirano, Toshio Furukawa, Saeko Shimazu, Ichirô Nagai

Votes: 7

92. Sand Whale and Me (2017)

5 min | Sci-Fi

6.3
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Stars: Hinako Saeki, Yoshikazu Fujiki, Ryokan Koyanagi, Kairi Satake

Votes: 6

93. Urusei yatsura (1981–1986)
Episode: After You've Gone (1982)

Animation, Comedy, Romance

7.5
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Lum, Ataru, Megane & Co. are holding a party to celebrate the 1st anniversary of her arrival on Earth. After Ataru openly gripes about his life with Lum, she gets up and leaves. She can't ... See full summary »

Directors: Junji Nishimura, Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Fumi Hirano, Toshio Furukawa, Kazuko Sugiyama, Akira Kamiya

Votes: 6

94. Urusei yatsura (1981–1986)
Episode: Darling's Had It This Time! (1982)

Animation, Comedy, Romance

5.7
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Directors: Kazuo Yamazaki, Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Fumi Hirano, Toshio Furukawa, Saeko Shimazu, Kazuko Sugiyama

Votes: 6

95. Urusei yatsura (1981–1986)
Episode: Duel! Ataru vs. Ataru/Waking to a Nightmare (1982)

Animation, Comedy, Romance

5.8
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Directors: Tamiko Kojima, Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Shinobu Adachi, Shigeru Chiba, Toshio Furukawa, Issei Futamata

Votes: 6

96. Urusei yatsura (1981–1986)
Episode: Hawaiian Swimsuit Thief Full Course from Hell (1982)

Animation, Comedy, Romance

6.7
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Directors: Masuji Harada, Tamiko Kojima, Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Fumi Hirano, Toshio Furukawa, Saeko Shimazu, Ichirô Nagai

Votes: 6

97. Urusei yatsura (1981–1986)
Episode: Love Battle Royale/Father, You Were Strong (1981)

Animation, Comedy, Romance

5.5
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Directors: Keiji Hayakawa, Mamoru Oshii, Motosuke Takahashi | Stars: Fumi Hirano, Toshio Furukawa, Saeko Shimazu, Ichirô Nagai

Votes: 6

98. Urusei yatsura (1981–1986)
Episode: Mendou Arrives with Trouble!/Constellation-Go-Round (1982)

Animation, Comedy, Romance

5.8
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Directors: Tameo Kohanawa, Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Fumi Hirano, Toshio Furukawa, Saeko Shimazu, Ichirô Nagai

Votes: 6

99. Urusei yatsura (1981–1986)
Episode: Oh, Lonely Teacher! Kuribayashi Sensei Appears/Terrible Inspection Day (1982)

Animation, Comedy, Romance

6.8
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In part 1, Ataru's brutal new homeroom teacher Kuribayashi has it in for him, and has a Lolita-complex thing for Lum. In part 2, it's Open House Day at Tomobiki High School, and a ... See full summary »

Directors: Tamiko Kojima, Mamoru Oshii, Motosuke Takahashi | Stars: Fumi Hirano, Toshio Furukawa, Saeko Shimazu, Ichirô Nagai

Votes: 6

100. Urusei yatsura (1981–1986)
Episode: Shocking Library: Quiet Please! (1982)

Animation, Comedy, Romance

7.0
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Directors: Keiji Hayakawa, Mamoru Oshii | Stars: Fumi Hirano, Toshio Furukawa, Saeko Shimazu, Kazuko Sugiyama

Votes: 6