Films I Must See - Animeby shell_eleven | created - 14 Mar 2014 | updated - 5 months ago | Public
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1. Memories (1995)
PG-13 | 113 min | Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
"Memories" is made up of three separate science-fiction stories. In the first, "Magnetic Rose," four space travelers are drawn into an abandoned spaceship that contains a world created by ... See full summary »
2. Patlabor 2: The Movie (1993)
Unrated | 113 min | Animation, Action, Drama
When a terrorist attack is blamed on the Air Force, Special Vehicle Unit 2 gets caught in the middle of a growing political conflict.
3. My Neighbor Totoro (1988)
G | 86 min | Animation, Family, Fantasy
When two girls move to the country to be near their ailing mother, they have adventures with the wondrous forest spirits who live nearby.
Votes: 245,872 | Gross: $1.11M
4. Freedom (2006– )
30 min | Animation, Short, Sci-Fi
Based on characters designed by Katsuhiro Otomo, 3 bike racing teenagers born on the Moon uncover a terrible secret about the fate of their original homeworld earth and seek to uncover the ... See full summary »
6. The Place Promised in Our Early Days (2004)
TV-PG | 91 min | Animation, Drama, Romance
In an alternate postwar timeline, Japan is divided into the Union-controlled North and the US-controlled South.
7. Mardock Scramble: The First Compression (2010)
TV-MA | 69 min | Animation, Action, Drama
In a futuristic society, a 15-year-old prostitute named Rune Balot is rescued after being nearly killed. She is subconsciously given the choice to continue living due to an emergency ... See full summary »
8. The Tale of The Princess Kaguya (2013)
PG | 137 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
Found inside a shining stalk of bamboo by an old bamboo cutter and his wife, a tiny girl grows rapidly into an exquisite young lady. The mysterious young princess enthralls all who encounter her, but ultimately she must confront her fate, the punishment for her crime.
Votes: 30,071 | Gross: $1.51M
9. The Wind Rises (2013)
PG-13 | 126 min | Animation, Biography, Drama
A look at the life of Jiro Horikoshi, the man who designed Japanese fighter planes during World War II.
Votes: 62,620 | Gross: $5.21M
10. Short Peace (2013)
TV-MA | 68 min | Animation, Fantasy, Sci-Fi
A traveler is confronted by spirits in an abandoned shrine; a story of honor and firefighting in ancient Japan; a white bear defends the royal family from a monstrous red demon; ragtag soldiers battle a robotic force in futuristic Japan.
11. Venus Wars (1989)
Not Rated | 103 min | Animation, Action, Drama
The new frontier of Venus has degenerated into a dystopia ravaged by the civil war between Ishtar and Aphrodia. Bubbly reporter Susan Sommers arrives in the capitol of Aphrodia just before ... See full summary »
12. Stray Dogs (1991)
99 min | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi
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 »
13. Golgo 13: The Professional (1983)
Not Rated | 91 min | Animation, Action, Crime
After killing the son of a powerful oil tycoon, an assassin-for-hire becomes the target of American soldiers and superhuman killers.
14. A Wind Named Amnesia (1990 Video)
Not Rated | 80 min | Animation, Adventure, Drama
A wind has swept the Earth taking all the memories from everyone. No one knows who they are, how to speak, or how to use the tools of modern civilization. Two years later a young man who ... See full summary »
15. Paranoia Agent (2004– )
TV-MA | 312 min | Animation, Drama, Horror
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.
16. X (2001–2002)
Not Rated | 24 min | Animation, Action, Drama
Kamui Shirou and Fuuma Monou have been best friends ever since they were kids. Fate, however, separates them when Fuuma's mother died under a mysterious circumstances. Fast forward, 6 years... See full summary »
18. 5 Centimeters Per Second (2007)
TV-PG | 63 min | Animation, Drama, Romance
Told in three interconnected segments, we follow a young man named Takaki through his life as cruel winters, cold technology, and finally, adult obligations and responsibility converge to test the delicate petals of love.
19. Final Yamato (1983)
152 min | Animation, Action, Drama
A watery world called Aquarius that is destined to destroy all of the planet Earth. Can the great Yamato stop this devastation?
20. Lensman (1984)
PG-13 | 107 min | Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Kimball Kinnison, a young man from the agricultural planet Mquie and his Valerian companinon, Buscirk find a dying man with a legendary crystal lens embedded in his hand. As the man was ... See full summary »
21. Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (1984)
PG | 117 min | Animation, Adventure, Fantasy
Warrior and pacifist Princess Nausicaä desperately struggles to prevent two warring nations from destroying themselves and their dying planet.
Votes: 131,279 | Gross: $0.50M
22. They Were Eleven (1986)
91 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
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.
24. The Dagger of Kamui (1985)
Not Rated | 132 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
An orphan named Taro killed who Tein-Hei told her was the killer of his family. Taro found out, years later that Tein-Hei is the true killer and the man he killed was his father. Taro's ... See full summary »
26. The Secret World of Arrietty (2010)
G | 94 min | Animation, Adventure, Family
The Clock family are four-inch-tall people who live anonymously in another family's residence, borrowing simple items to make their home. Life changes for the Clocks when their teenage daughter, Arrietty, is discovered.
Votes: 69,876 | Gross: $19.20M
27. From Up on Poppy Hill (2011)
PG | 91 min | Animation, Drama, Family
A group of Yokohama teens look to save their school's clubhouse from the wrecking ball in preparations for the 1964 Tokyo Olympics.
Votes: 27,401 | Gross: $1.00M
28. Barefoot Gen (1983)
TV-PG | 83 min | Animation, Biography, Drama
A powerful statement against war, Barefoot Gen is a disturbing story about the effect of the atomic bomb on a boy's life and the lives of the Japanese people.
29. Space Adventure Cobra (1982)
TV-PG | 99 min | Animation, Action, Fantasy
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.
30. Kite (1998)
50 min | Animation, Action, Crime
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, and if you're on the wrong side of the law, you may be her next target.... See full summary »
31. Îhatôbu gensô: KENjI no haru (1996 TV Movie)
55 min | Animation, Biography, Drama
The story of Kenji Miyazawa, the beloved Japanese poet, who also wrote Night on the Galactic Railroad.
32. Big Wars (1993 Video)
90 min | Animation, Sci-Fi
In the future, war rages on Mars. Captain Akuh and his crew are on a top-secret mission to destroy an enemy warship when an officer is stricken with an alien mind control plague. As the ... See full summary »
33. Psycho Diver: Soul Siren (1997 Video)
Not Rated | 48 min | Animation, Action, Music
People get their mental problems corrected by the Psycho Divers. One of them is hired to help a young female pop star whose mind is being controlled by a sinister cult.
34. Sword of the Stranger (2007)
Not Rated | 103 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
A swordsman from a strange land is caught in a struggle between morality, righteousness, and devotion as he reluctantly agrees to take a raggedy boy and his dog to a remote, Buddhist temple.
37. Fist of the North Star (1986)
Not Rated | 110 min | Animation, Action, Drama
A practitioner of the deadly martial art "Hokuto Shinken" allies with two children and an expert in "Nanto Suicho-Ken" to fight against the rivals who kidnapped his lover and threaten the prosperity of mankind.
39. Armitage III (1995– )
Unrated | 140 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
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.
40. Black Magic M-66 (1987 Video)
Not Rated | 48 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
A freelance reporter discovers that two killer androids are running loose and have a little girl for a kill target.
41. Megazone 23 (1985 Video)
Not Rated | 81 min | Animation, Adventure, Sci-Fi
A young biker stumbles onto a prototype motorcycle with a hidden function that has a link to the true nature of his world.
42. Genocyber (1994– )
Unrated | 46 min | Animation, Action, Horror
A nightmarish combination of cybernetics and psychic potential. At its core: the tortured souls of 2 human beings. Many desire to control this monstrosity, but can its hatred be contained? ... See full summary »
60 min | Animation, Action, Sci-Fi
Two interstellar armies continue their 150-year-long war. On both sides, mid-ranking soldiers question the judgment of their superior officers and worry about the future.
46. When Marnie Was There (2014)
PG | 103 min | Animation, Drama, Family
A 12-year-old girl is sent to the country for health reasons, where she meets an unlikely friend in the form of Marnie, a young girl with long, flowing blonde hair. As the friendship ... See full summary »
Votes: 25,555 | Gross: $0.77M
48. Super Space Fortress Macross (1984)
Not Rated | 114 min | Animation, Action, Adventure
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 »
49. Spriggan (1998)
R | 90 min | Animation, Action, Adventure