Most likely referring to Japanese style of animation and English term for animated series originating in Japan.

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Apprentice magician kidnaps people to turn them into human-shaped building blocks

I have a memory of watching a movie on TV when I was a kid. I wasn't familiar with anime at the time, but looking back I believe it was anime. I would have watched it sometime between 1982 and 1986 on ...
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Anime where pilot phases through a mountain to reach his mecha

Can anybody help identify this anime series with a fighting robot? Two specifics stood out in my mind (which hopefully doesn't indicate my remembering two different series): The boy who controlled ...
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What is the origin of Harem Anime?

We have all probably watched Harem Anime at one time or another. Harem Anime is comprised of the following concepts: akward, underconfident or extremely hard headed boy lots of girls that want him, ...
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Soldiers hiding from robots or mechs in a forest

I'm 25 (born 1987). When I was young (must have been very young) I saw a show or movie that was an anime, but the kind that has a mature drawing style, smaller eyes, more serious, and the character ...
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Steampunk movie about Demons

This Movie or series has a few key points. I want to remember the name of it badly since I liked it so much years ago. any help would be appreciated set in a Steampunk world, dull, rainy. Humans ...
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Character can release sharp and thin threads from his body

If this is very unclear and is like impossible to identify without further description, Please let me know, All I have is one episode I saw on TV of it(on Animax). My hope is that someone may ...
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Tobasco ice-cream and air warriors in an (Anime?) animated movie?

When I was a child, we rented a children's movie one day from Jumbo Video during the 1980's. My mother slept through it, but my sister and I watched it. It was definitely animated, and may have been ...
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What is the name of a movie on [adult swim] where children run around an empty Tokyo-esque city?

I remember watching a Japanese anime movie on [adult swim] years ago about a group of children wandering around a city that resembles Tokyo, with lion statues and torii. I've looked through this list ...
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Anime where mecha is controlled by a boy playing an ocarina

I've been searching for this anime for years, but I can't find it! It was shown in the early 90's on a Chinese channel so I never got the name of it. I can't really remember much but here some stuff ...
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Anime Movie with soldiers, a giant god and violent scenes

I'm looking for a Animated Movie or I saw once on the TV late at night when I was young (We're talking like 10 or 15 years ago). It was set in the middle ages and at first I thought it was a cartoon, ...
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Old mech-like anime series belonging to my childhood

I've been looking and asking everyone and everywhere but I still can't find it, let me give you some details: Must be 90's or 80's, I saw it in the early 2000's in Italy, a country where movies and ...
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1970s anime about a boy never being able to see his princess mother

This TV series was broadcast in the 1970s. The story premise was about a young boy who was being kept away from his birth mother who was of some high rank like a princess or other. It was during the ...
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I'm looking for a old animated movie between 80s - 90s [closed]

When I was a young boy (early 90's) I watched an animated movie, possibly an anime, and it always stuck in my head. Problem is I can't remember the title. I will try to describe it so can you ...
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A term for a animation style used in anime

I'm watching some anime on netflix. Is there a term for when the characters get real emotional they are suddenly animated as cutesy almost childlike versions of themselves? Then they go right back? ...
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old anime/mecha movie 80's/90's? [closed]

I was wondering if someone could help me? Im looking for an old anime that i watched as a kid. It was a movie on our local tv so I can point you in that direction. But all I can remember is that the ...
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What is the symbolism behind the colour change of characters while thinking?

In Death Note, people's eye and hair colour change when they are shown talking to themselves or thinking. Light changes to red colour, L to blue shade, Matsuda to yellow and Misa with lighter blue ...
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Anime style show about a female space ship racer

There was a show on Disney channel or Disney XD around 2009. I think it was an anime styled and futuristic. this girl raced what seemed to be space ships and had many friends. I'm not sure if she ...
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Is Zellogi story got cut? [on hold]

In Death Note, Zellogi made joke on Ryuk and told to other Shinigami that he will check on Ryuk but it never happened. Does his story got cut or it was deliberately left this way?
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Old anime/cartoon about the action inside the body of girl infected with a virus

Watched it when I was a kid, a long time ago... I can only remember that a girl (princess or daughter of someone important) has been injected with some kind of virus, and then you follow the action ...
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Where does anime get “Hey that's my line” from?

It could be that this is something more to do with Asian cinema but I specifically have seen it in many animes. One character will say something and the other one will yell out "Hey that's my line". ...