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I know this is already answered, but I was just going to keep putting up longer and longer comments. Technically the genre defining Harem Anime/Manga is Tenchi Muyo, so I think it deserves a mention. The big distinction in favor of Tenchi Muyo is the romance component. While many earlier works may feature a popular guy who is chased by many women, a harem ...


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Sounds like Unico in the Island of Magic The summary on Wikipedia only mentions the block people being used as slaves, but they certainly look like they could be used as the walls in a castle. Otherwise, you still have the evil wizard and the young apprentice working to protect his sister while turning people into blocks.


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From your description I'm fairly sure it's UFO Robot Grendizer. I believe it was aired in the US as Grandizer (a instead of e) and was part of the "Force Five" serires. When the bad guys attacked, the hero (farm hand Daisuke) would rush to Grendizer who was hidden inside a cave and jump into the cockpit while transforming into his real identity as the ...


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It is generally thought that Rumiko Takahashi (the best selling female Manga author in history) is the one who started the Harem genre, or at the very least the one who popularized it. Which one of her works can be considered as the first depends on how you define Harem anime. If you define it as one person (any gender) being romantically sought after by the ...


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I think you're looking for Strait Jacket, (2008). In a world where sorcery and science co-exist, the power of magic comes with a price: Humans who do not take proper precautions are transformed into horrific demons. Those who destroy these demons - and run the highest risk of all - are tactical sorcerists known as Strait Jackets. It was shown ...


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I believe the term you're looking for is Chibi Chibi (ちび or チビ) is a Japanese slang word meaning "short person" or "small child". Chibi style is usually used in depicting scenes which are cute and/or humorous, and it is extremely rare for it to be used for an entire anime series. It is quite popular in manga, however.


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Zoids include 2 elephants and a mammoth, all sentient robotic vehicles. There are four anime series and at least one unofficial and recent movie, which isn't mentioned in the Wiki. The big elephant, Elephander, is from 2000 so can't be it: Mammoth is part of the 1983 line:


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Sounds like you're after the short film Cat Soup (AKA Nekojiru-so) from 2001. From Wiki: The surreal [film] follows Nyatta, an anthropomorphic kitten, on his travel to the land of the dead and back in an effort to save his sister's soul. There's no dialogue and it includes this scene: During their outing they visit the 'Big Whale Circus', the final ...


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GForce? or aka: Battle of the Planets?Check this out and see if it what you are remembering.


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I'm almost tempted to say it's "Warriors of the Wind", which is a bastardized version of the anime classic Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind. Everything sort of matches your description, though I'm having trouble with the Tabasco ice cream. In the original Japanese version there was a scene where Nausicaa and Asbel are eating nuts inside an underground ...


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Could it be Tranzor Z? (aka Mazinger Z) I know that the villain had a henchman that was 1/2 woman/man split down the middel of his/her face and the robot lived in an underground cave. I realize that it is somewhat different than the things you recalled, but some similarities and aired in the US during the correct time period. Some pics here to jog your ...


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I think the weaponry/superpower you refer to may be searched for under these terms: monofilament wire monomolecular wire razor floss This page (tvtropes "razor floss") references a lot of anime and manga where this features - finding a match for what you are looking for from the list will require more information from you. Here is an example from ...


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It sounds a lot like Tekkaman Blade (1992 and 1995) The enemy is similar to what you describe and the main character can transform into an armored warrior Check it out here


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Sounds like Y Mabinogi (AKA Otherworld) from 2003 which is based on Welsh myth. The film is currently available in its entirety on Youtube. Around 46:30, you can see the toddler thrown into the bonfire in the barn and then a soldier whose head was bashed in released from the sack he was hiding in; around 50:40 is when the cauldron (which revives the dead) ...


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You're most likely thinking of Ikkyu-san, an anime based on the historical Zen Buddhist monk Ikkyuu that chronicles his mischievous childhood adventures at Ankoku Temple. Ending theme: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XVUKPVaxp3g


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This could very well be Pucca. Similarities: Started airing in 2006. Main character is a girl who has a hopeless crush on a boy Said boy (Garu) is a ninja in training There's an older character called Uncle Dumpling Colorful, Asian-style animation The characters have large, round heads and look very much like the Powerpuff Girls. Here's the intro:


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I'm going to take a widely correct guess that you are referring to Mobile Fighter G Gundam, the not very Gundam Gundam series. More like Street Fighter meets Gundam. Unlike the traditional Gundam series, the G Gundam's comically stereotypically offensive Gundams (Including America's Football Gundam and Mexico's Tequila Cactus Gundam) use the Mobile Trace ...


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You're looking for Mix Master from 2005. The series takes place in the town of Camebridge where, through the accidental opening of a portal from the fictional Mix Master video game world of Atreia, the peaceful little town is invaded by the funny and sometimes dangerous game creatures, known as "hench", as well as the game world's evil Prince Brad. The ...


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Thanks to Krazer, this is the anime that featured 'Boa Juice' which dissolved people when they drank too much of it. Searching by 'Boa Juice', I found the film's actual title: Flying Phantom Ship (1969). From IMDb: Hayato's peaceful life with his parents and his dog is brought to a dramatic, terrible end when a giant robot, said to be sent from a flying ...


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This has been bugging me for a while since the description seemed so familiar! A few lucky searches later and I believe the show you're looking for is: Kinkyuu Hasshin Saver Kids Matsugorou is a vile doctor who plots out a plan to take over the world by commanding his own robotic army. The only chance the world has is a group of three brothers that ...


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It could be Kyoro chan! Wikipedia page Opening credits on youtube


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Sounds a bit like Thunderbirds 2086 (AKA Technovoyager). The team had three main vehicles: TB-1, TB-2 and TB-3 In their combined form, TB-1 would attach itself on top of TB-2, while TB-3 split in two to attach to TB-2's sides. You can see the whole sequence in the show's intro:


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You're looking for DreamWorks' animated miniseries Invasion America that aired on the WB in 1998. A young crossbreed human and alien fights to keep both of his worlds from going to war. His father, an alien (Tyrusian) emperor and his mother, a human, are both missing, and the young man (David) has to discover who his friends and enemies really are. His ...


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Tenchi Muyo! involves several women who are interested in a guy. There involves an older man who is usually knowledgeable in martial arts, but often provides comic relief, likely through food. It appeared on Toonami around 2000. for some reason, I feel this would be the closest to what you described,however I would hardly consider the writing to be clever. ...


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Maybe Vexille (2007)? Maria, the head of the resistance, details the 10 years of secrecy while SWORD studies Japan in shocked horror — the islands are a lifeless wasteland. In 2067, an unknown disease struck Japan and was countered by an experimental vaccine. In actuality, the disease was created by Daiwa and the "vaccine" was used as an excuse ...


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Sounds like The Toy Warrior from 2005. From an online synopsis: The Land Of Toys is a world of pure imagination, ruled by the popular doll Princess Sherbet, but when the mysterious Dark One threatens Sherbet's toy kingdom, she turns to the real world in search of a heroic Warrior Prince... unfortunately, she ends up with the imaginative trouble-maker ...


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Probably color psychology related based off of the characters personalities. Red being chaotic, blue being "good", light-blue is probably more based off of feminism then personality type, yellow being brash, as for purple it means wealthy or aristocratic, which fits for the Yotsuba Group. See http://www.infoplease.com/spot/colors1.html



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