Hideo Ishikawa. TV-PG ", Stars: Now then: TV-14 Stars: Katsuhiro Harasawa, Satomi Sato, | Magical girl is a subgenre of fantasy manga and anime that features girls with magical powers, pretty self-explanatory. 25 min This high-octane, post-apocalyptic adventure fantasy took the world by storm. Alan Chow, Eun Joo Kim (김은주) - A Secret That Everyone Knows (모두가 알고 있는 비밀) At first, I wanted to put this show, "the Tatami Galaxy", lower on the list. 2. Animation, Action, Adventure, 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. Kazuya Nakai, TV-PG The stunning film tells the story of Taki and Mitsuha, a boy from Tokyo and a girl from the countryside who unexpectedly start swapping bodies Freaky Friday style. Everyone knows who Pikachu and Speed Racer are. Sure, it’s repetitive, silly, and dated, but it’s also a classic. 20 years after the meltdown of a nuclear power plant caused a big catastrophe in Tokyo, a special unit known as Coppelion is dispatched to find survivors when a distress signal is received. Stars: The story tries its best to not hold you down and hit you over the head with its point, but it does not always succeed. | In its short twelve-episode run, this anime provides just the right amount of excitement, suspense, action, and heartfelt drama. The characters are all very likeable, and the story is easy to follow but very interesting nevertheless, just like all the movies Studio Ghibli has made. Tomoyuki Shimura. TV-14 Alucard and Integra are joined by the newly-turned vampire (and former police officer) Seras Victoria in an epic battle for mankind’s survival. Okay, so I’m a middle school teacher, and I’m starting up an anime club at my school. Dragon Ball notwithstanding, most anime deaths are for keeps. Aaron Dismuke. However, do not let the first few episodes or the weird character-design put you off, it will get much more interesting. (Was TOP 30 list but was updated to Top 40 as of Dec. 2017. Genre, intended age, stile: does not matter. 24 min ^_^ Anime - The Japanese word for “animation” has become associated with Japan's unique style of animated films and television. Your Name is a gorgeous, heartfelt movie that abounds with charm and beauty. Dragon Ball Z, Naruto, One Piece, Fairy Tail, Gundam, and so on and so forth. Stars: It speaks to the heart and can make anyone fall in love with anime. Monica Rial, TV-14 | I think this series has one of the best finales in anime-history. Whacky comedy abounds in this fantastic parody of the superhero and shonen genre. 47,017 43 77 (Small) Things That Make People Happy. If you have ever watched any of these anime series, you simply know you could never watch them with anyone else, because they are just so ridiculous and embarrassing. Every anime creator and every anime fan in the entire nation of Japan is familiar with Gundam in some form. Not all anime is perverse. See titles to watch instantly, titles you haven't rated, etc, Tonari no Seki-kun: The Master of Killing Time. I started studying and watching tons of dubbed anime has paid off. It's a darker anime as the title implies but the MC is renowned as the "the Black Reaper". Wrong. Animation, Drama, Fantasy. Mieko Nobusawa, If you don’t know what “Gundam” refers to, you need to start finding out. Michael C. Pizzuto, Fortunately, they were about a topic I could relate to, which made me continue watching until I hit the last two episodes (10, 11). Makoto Shinkai is known for making breathtakingly gorgeous movies and in 2016, he created his magnum opus (well, at least for the time being). Clint Bickham, Hiroyuki Yoshino, Kazuya Nakai, A one-stop shop for all things video games. | | A show made by the one and only Hayao Miyazaki, founder of the beloved "Studio Ghibli". Are you sick of hearing the same Anime-suggestions over and over again? I mean we have rape, child-murder, child-soldiers and even genocide; which would be effective if they used these events to the story's advantage, but they amount to nothing and are just sort of there. Due to a misguided (and incorrect!) The series revolves around Izuku Midoriya, a boy who lacks superpowers in a world where everyone else has an ability. For the first two episodes, you might mistake this show for just another hero’s journey – just with six heroes instead of one. | If you want a surefire way to introduce your non-anime fan friend to anime, Death Note has got you covered. If you can tolerate a little nonsense, you will find an interesting, surprisingly simple but entertaining story about friendship and doing what you desire. Some of it is just bizarre, and if that simply isn't your cup of tea, there's still plenty of anime out there. follows a series of seemingly unrelated characters and events that all come together by the end of this thirteen-episode masterpiece. TV-14 You'll see a lot of badass figting scenes. Stars: Top 15 Anime With Emotionless Main Character. Tôru Furuya, In a world where superheroes have corporate sponsors and are the stars of their own reality TV show, a new superhero team is born as the veteran hero Wild Tiger is assigned to be partners with rookie Barnaby Brooks Jr. Stars: Brilliant. As this supernatural love story unfolds, we find out that there’s much more to the story than meets the eye. As a resuklt, he joins the Hero Association in order to find a challenge, become a certified hero, and become famous. However, as an anime, this franchise has not drawn much attention to it. Animation, Drama, Horror. No good deed goes unpunished, and no one knows this better than Dr. Kenzo Tenma. TV-PG Since ancient times a race of flesh eating monsters called shokujinki that can... See full summary », Stars: However, instead of a sword, it uses one's hands and legs as weapons. 1. Now, if this concept sounds hilarious, that’s because it is, and it only gets more bizarre as you delve deeper into the universe of One-Punch Man. Chihiro Suzuki, | The Girl Who Leapt Through Time is a heartfelt story brimming with youthful energy and positivity, which makes it an excellent introduction to the medium. The first episodes may be a bit tough to sit through, but it is all worth for the final five episodes where so much stuff is happening, you cannot stop watching. Tatsurou Ikeyama. Watch the first two episodes; if you are not hooked by then, it will not get any better for you. 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