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1. Grave of the Fireflies (1988)

Not Rated | 89 min | Animation, Drama, War

8.5
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A young boy and his little sister struggle to survive in Japan during World War II.

Director: Isao Takahata | Stars: Tsutomu Tatsumi, Ayano Shiraishi, Akemi Yamaguchi, Yoshiko Shinohara

Votes: 202,360

2. Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995–1996)

TV-14 | 624 min | Animation, Action, Drama

8.6
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A teenage boy finds himself recruited as a member of an elite team of pilots by his father.

Stars: Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Kotono Mitsuishi, Spike Spencer

Votes: 40,333

3. Shin Godzilla (2016)

Not Rated | 120 min | Action, Adventure, Drama

6.7
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67 Metascore

Japan is plunged into chaos upon the appearance of a giant monster.

Directors: Hideaki Anno, Shinji Higuchi | Stars: Hiroki Hasegawa, Yutaka Takenouchi, Satomi Ishihara, Ren Osugi

Votes: 19,137 | Gross: $1.91M

4. Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (1997)

Not Rated | 90 min | Animation, Action, Drama

8.2
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Concurrent theatrical ending of the TV series Neon Genesis Evangelion (1995).

Directors: Hideaki Anno, Kazuya Tsurumaki | Stars: Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Yûko Miyamura, Kotono Mitsuishi

Votes: 30,570

5. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)

PG | 117 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy

8.1
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86 Metascore

Warrior and pacifist Princess Nausicaä desperately struggles to prevent two warring nations from destroying themselves and their dying planet.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Sumi Shimamoto, Mahito Tsujimura, Hisako Kyôda, Gorô Naya

Votes: 130,438 | Gross: $0.50M

6. The Wind Rises (2013)

PG-13 | 126 min | Animation, Biography, Drama

7.8
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83 Metascore

A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II.

Director: Hayao Miyazaki | Stars: Hideaki Anno, Hidetoshi Nishijima, Miori Takimoto, Masahiko Nishimura

Votes: 62,193 | Gross: $5.21M

7. FLCL (2000–2018)

TV-14 | 151 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.2
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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.

Stars: Jun Mizuki, Mayumi Shintani, Izumi Kasagi, Suzuki Matsuo

Votes: 13,772

8. Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone (2007)

PG-13 | 98 min | Animation, Action, Drama

7.7
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The fate of the world is threatened by seemingly monstrous entities known as Angels. NERV is an organisation set up to counter this threat and it is up to young pilots to protect Earth but exactly what are the real motives behind NERV?

Directors: Masayuki, Kazuya Tsurumaki, Hideaki Anno | Stars: Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Kotono Mitsuishi, Yuriko Yamaguchi

Votes: 16,062 | Gross: $0.11M

9. Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death & Rebirth (1997)

Not Rated | 101 min | Animation, Action, Drama

7.5
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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.

Directors: Hideaki Anno, Masayuki, Kazuya Tsurumaki | Stars: Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Yûko Miyamura, Kotono Mitsuishi

Votes: 10,166

10. Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo (2012)

TV-14 | 96 min | Animation, Action, Drama

7.0
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14 years have passed since the near third impact. Most of the world has changed except Shinji Ikari who awakens, unaged in a new and strange environment. Misato has formed a group that has ... See full summary »

Directors: Mahiro Maeda, Masayuki, Kazuya Tsurumaki, Hideaki Anno | Stars: Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Yûko Miyamura, Maaya Sakamoto

Votes: 8,542 | Gross: $0.17M

11. Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance (2009)

TV-14 | 112 min | Animation, Action, Drama

8.0
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Under constant attack by Angels, NERV introduces two new pilots: the mysterious Makinami Mari Illustrous and the intense Asuka Langley Shikinami. Parallel to the incursion, Gendo Ikari and ... See full summary »

Directors: Masayuki, Kazuya Tsurumaki, Hideaki Anno | Stars: Kotono Mitsuishi, Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Yûko Miyamura

Votes: 14,184 | Gross: $0.13M

12. Wings of Honneamise (1987)

Unrated | 121 min | Animation, Drama, Sci-Fi

7.4
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In an alternative Earth, a young astronaut participates in a controversial fledgling space program.

Director: Hiroyuki Yamaga | Stars: Leo Morimoto, David Thomas, Mitsuki Yayoi, Heidi Lenhart

Votes: 4,488 | Gross: $0.06M

13. Super Dimensional Fortress Macross (1982–1995)

TV-PG | 25 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.6
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An alien spaceship crash lands on Earth and her secrets lead to a desperate war against an alien enemy sent to retrieve the ship.

Stars: Arihiro Hase, Mari Iijima, Vic Mignogna, Monica Rial

Votes: 1,621

14. Evangerion shin gekijoban (2020)

Animation, Action, Drama | Filming

The final part of the Remake of the Evangelion franchise. Director Anno Hideaki had announced that he is working hard on the project but did not announce the release date. Fans expect it to be released some time in 2019.

Directors: Hideaki Anno, Masayuki, Kazuya Tsurumaki | Stars: Megumi Hayashibara, Megumi Ogata, Yûko Miyamura, Akira Ishida

15. Space Battleship Yamato 2199 (2012– )

TV-14 | Animation, Action, Adventure

8.2
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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.

Stars: Mallorie Rodak, Felecia Angelle, Z. Charles Bolton, Bradley Campbell

Votes: 588

16. Neon Genesis Evangelion

Animation, Action, Fantasy | Post-production

Tokyo is under attack by powerful creatures known as the Angels as Shinji Ikari is chosen to pilot the Humanoid Decisive Weapon Evangelion in order to save humanity in the fight against them.

17. Funky Forest: The First Contact (2005)

150 min | Comedy

6.8
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An outrageous collection of surreal, short attention span non-sequiturs largely revolving around Guitar Brother, his randy older sibling, and the pair's portly Caucasian brother.

Directors: Katsuhito Ishii, Hajime Ishimine, Shunichiro Miki | Stars: Andrew Alfieri, Hideaki Anno, Moyoco Anno, Tadanobu Asano

Votes: 2,155

18. Urusei yatsura (1981–1986)

TV-PG | 23 min | Animation, Comedy, Romance

7.3
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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: 759

19. Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water (1990– )

TV-14 | 25 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama

7.9
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A teen acrobat of mysterious origins and a young inventor find themselves entangled in a sinister plot that involves the fate of the world.

Stars: Noriko Hidaka, Carl Domaski, Judson Jones, Craig Kanne

Votes: 1,370

20. Super Space Fortress Macross (1984)

Not Rated | 114 min | Animation, Action, Adventure

7.9
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In the next century, a reconfiguring ship (think "Transformer" with a pilot) called Macross carries fifty thousand refugees within its hold as it returns to Earth pursued by giant humanoid ... See full summary »

Directors: Noboru Ishiguro, Shôji Kawamori | Stars: Arihiro Hase, Mari Iijima, Mika Doi, Michio Hazama

Votes: 2,557

21. Gunbuster (1988– )

PG | 30 min | Animation, Action, Drama

7.7
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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.

Stars: Noriko Hidaka, Rei Sakuma, Norio Wakamoto, Maria Kawamura

Votes: 1,196

22. The Sky Crawlers (2008)

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

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: 5,121

23. The Kingdom of Dreams and Madness (2013)

Not Rated | 118 min | Documentary

7.8
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75 Metascore

Follows the routines of those employed at Studio Ghibli, including filmmakers Hayao Miyazaki, Isao Takahata, and Toshio Suzuki as they work to release two films simultaneously, The Wind Rises and The Tale of the Princess Kaguya.

Director: Mami Sunada | Stars: Hayao Miyazaki, Yumiko Miyoshi, Toshio Suzuki, Shinsuke Nonaka

Votes: 4,352

24. His and Her Circumstances (1998– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Animation, Comedy, Drama

7.8
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TV series that tells the every-day stories of a group of teenagers in high-school, focusing on their romances and personal problems.

Stars: Atsuko Enomoto, Megan Hollingshead, Christopher Nicholas, Dick Rodstein

Votes: 1,185

25. Love & Pop (1998)

110 min | Drama

7.3
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A high school girl engages in compensated dating in order to buy an expensive ring before the day ends.

Director: Hideaki Anno | Stars: Tadanobu Asano, Mitsuru Fukikoshi, Megumi Hayashibara, Akira Ishida

Votes: 899

26. Ritual (2000)

128 min | Drama

7.5
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A disillusioned filmmaker has an encounter with a young girl who has a ritual of repeating "Tomorrow is my birthday" everyday. He tries to communicate with her through his video camera

Director: Hideaki Anno | Stars: Shunji Iwai, Ayako Fujitani, Jun Murakami, Shinobu Ôtake

Votes: 1,481

27. Cutie Honey: Live Action (2004)

94 min | Adventure, Comedy, Sci-Fi

6.2
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The adventure of Cutie Honey, a super heroine who can transform into anything using her necklace to switch on and say "Honey Flash!".

Director: Hideaki Anno | Stars: Eriko Satô, Mikako Ichikawa, Jun Murakami, Mitsuhiro Oikawa

Votes: 1,431

28. The Taste of Tea (2004)

143 min | Comedy, Fantasy

7.7
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77 Metascore

A spell of time of a rural family's slightly surreal life.

Director: Katsuhito Ishii | Stars: Maya Banno, Takahiro Satô, Tadanobu Asano, Satomi Tezuka

Votes: 5,366

29. The Dragon Dentist (2017 TV Short)

TV-14 | Animation, Short, Action

7.1
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Welcome to Dragon Country. Nonoko is a newly appointed dentist and her mission is to protect the dragon, the guardian of the country, from tooth-cavity bacteria. One day, amid increasingly ... See full summary »

Director: Kazuya Tsurumaki | Stars: Tony Azzolino, Doug Erholtz, Barbara Goodson, Todd Haberkorn

Votes: 195

30. Last Letter (III)

Romance | Post-production

It is only at their sister's and mother's funeral when a woman meets her niece after many years. The niece is now a grown girl. The sister takes on the task of informing the deceased's ... See full summary »

Director: Shunji Iwai | Stars: Hideaki Anno, Ryûnosuke Kamiki, Suzu Hirose, Nana Mori

31. Re: Cutie Honey (2004 Video)

45 min | Animation, Adventure, Comedy

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Directors: Hideaki Anno, Hiroyuki Imaishi, Takamichi Ito, Masayuki | Stars: Yui Horie, Hideo Ishikawa, Junko Noda, Kazue Ikura

Votes: 218

32. Welcome to the Quiet Room (2007)

118 min | Comedy, Drama

7.1
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Asuka Sakura wakes up in the mental asylums quiet room, with no recollection of how she got there.

Director: Suzuki Matsuo | Stars: Yuki Uchida, Kankurô Kudô, Yû Aoi, Ryô

Votes: 641

33. Baoh the Caller (1989 Video)

50 min | Action, Animation

6.3
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Doress, a Japanese "black projects" organization, has been gathering psionics and making biological weapons to "make Japan superior". When one of the biological experiments, BAOH, escapes ... See full summary »

Director: Hiroyuki Yokoyama | Stars: Jim Clark, Sandy Clubb, Chuck Denson Jr., Mark Franklin

Votes: 394

34. Mahoromatic (2001–2003)

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

6.7
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A military robot is decommissioned and works as a loyal maid for the young son of her late creator.

Stars: Richard Cansino, Bridget Hoffman, Mona Marshall, Ai Shimizu

Votes: 303

35. Robotech: The Movie (1986)

PG | 87 min | Animation, Action, Music

6.4
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Re-edited version of a Japanese TV serial combined with a direct-to-video anime, released in the U.S. as a feature.

Directors: Noboru Ishiguro, Carl Macek | Stars: Kerrigan Mahan, Iona Morris, Diane Michelle, Gregory Snegoff

Votes: 347

36. Evangelion the Movie AVANT 1: 0706 Version (2019)

11 min | Animation, Short, Action

7.1
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Directors: Hideaki Anno, Masayuki, Kazuya Tsurumaki | Stars: Maaya Sakamoto, Yuriko Yamaguchi, Mariya Ise, Kotono Mitsuishi

Votes: 8

37. Giant God Warrior Appears in Tokyo (2012)

10 min | Animation, Short, Action

6.7
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This short focuses on the God Warrior from Nausicaa of The Valley of The Wind (1984). Super-powered bio-weapons in ceramic armor begin attacking Tokyo, annihilating human civilization.

Director: Shinji Higuchi | Stars: Megumi Hayashibara, Hayao Miyazaki

Votes: 280

38. Shin Ultraman (2021)

Action | Pre-production

An alien is out for justice and pursues a rogue criminal to a planet called earth. to atone for his deeds he leaves the power to transfer a human into a hero out for good and earthly ... See full summary »

Director: Shinji Higuchi | Stars: Masami Nagasawa, Takumi Saitoh, Hidetoshi Nishijima

39. Giant Robo: The Animation (1991 Video)

TV-PG | 45 min | Animation, Action, Comedy

8.0
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In the future, the Experts of Justice battle to protect Earth from the terrorist organization, Big Fire, with the help of a boy who is the sole controller of a colossal robot.

Directors: Yasuhiro Imagawa, Kazuyoshi Katayama, Shigeto Makino, Setsuo Takase, Yasunori Urata | Stars: Kappei Yamaguchi, Sumi Shimamoto, Shôzô Îzuka, Kazue Komiya

Votes: 350

40. Battle Royal High School (1987 Video)

60 min | Animation, Action

5.8
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Hyoudo Riki is just an ordinary guy who likes to wear a tiger mask while Kung-Fu fighting, which means he fits in real well at BATTLE ROYAL HIGH SCHOOL.

Director: Ichirô Itano | Stars: Shin Aomori, David Arnold, Ralph Brownewell, Pierre Brulatour

Votes: 135

41. Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi (2002– )

TV-14 | 24 min | Action, Adventure, Animation

7.3
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Two kids whose families own businesses in a shopping arcade that's scheduled to shut down are thrown into a series of dimensions, each one a parody of some form of anime or video game, and try to find their way home.

Stars: Kira Vincent-Davis, Hideaki Anno, Jessica Boone, Luci Christian

Votes: 543

42. Doomsday: The Sinking of Japan (2006)

PG-13 | 135 min | Adventure, Drama, Sci-Fi

5.6
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Japan will sink down to the deep sea. The governments only hope is evacuate all Japanese to some other countries.

Director: Shinji Higuchi | Stars: Tsuyoshi Kusanagi, Ko Shibasaki, Etsushi Toyokawa, Mao Daichi

Votes: 1,305

43. Cassette Girl (2015)

8 min | Animation, Short, Action

6.8
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In the year 20XX, the world was encased in deep snow. And in that dark and cold world of eternal winter, all its citizens and mediums were being monitored.

Director: Hiroyasu Kobayashi | Stars: Megumi Hayashibara, Kôichi Yamadera

Votes: 55

44. Death Kappa (2010)

Not Rated | 90 min | Action, Comedy, Sci-Fi

4.5
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The kappa, in Japanese folklore, are water goblins that are closely associated with a certain town in the country. Unfortunately, the area is also home to a militant splinter group of ... See full summary »

Director: Tomo'o Haraguchi | Stars: Daniel Aguilar Gutiérrez, Matt Alt, Hideaki Anno, Michelle Ann Dunphy

Votes: 241

45. Shin seiki Evangerion (1999 Video Game)

Action

7.4
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An Neon Genesis Evangelion video game for the Nintendo 64, released only in Japan.

Stars: Megumi Hayashibara, Kotono Mitsuishi, Yûko Miyamura, Megumi Ogata

Votes: 9

46. Top wo Nerae 2! (2004 Video)

101 min | Animation, Sci-Fi

6.9
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Director: Kazuya Tsurumaki | Stars: Yukari Fukui, Maaya Sakamoto, Miyuki Sawashiro, Mitsuo Iwata

Votes: 391

47. Sugar Sugar Rune (2005–2006)

24 min | Animation, Comedy, Fantasy

7.1
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Chocolate and Vanilla are two best friends since they were born, they live in a magical place not on earth. When Vanilla's mother, the queen, is about to give her throne to Vanilla, Vanilla... See full summary »

Stars: Michael C. Pizzuto, Juri Ihata, Marika Matsumoto, Chisa Yokoyama

Votes: 61

48. Evangelion: Another Impact - Confidential (2015)

Animation, Short, Sci-Fi

7.2
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Another time, another place. An activation test of a decisive weapon was underway. With its development and operational trials shrouded in complete secrecy, the Another Number - Unit Null, ... See full summary »

Director: Shinji Aramaki

Votes: 109

49. Andô Lloyd: A.I. Knows Love? (2013– )

54 min | Romance

6.7
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Reiji Matsushima is a genius physicist. He realizes that he and his fiancé Asahi Ando will be killed a the theory which he advanced. One day, in the year 2013, Reiji dies in a airplane ... See full summary »

Stars: Takuya Kimura, Ko Shibasaki, Yuko Oshima, Kenta Kiritani

Votes: 118

50. Sex & Violence with Machspeed (2015)

Animation, Short, Comedy

6.8
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Director: Hiroyuki Imaishi | Star: Kôichi Yamadera

Votes: 60



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