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Cowboy ​Bebop​
Cowboy ​Bebop​

The first manga series, titled Cowboy Bebop: Shooting Star and written and illustrated by Cain Kuga, was serialized from October issue 1997, before the anime series' release, to July issue 1998. It was collected into two volumes in 1998, the first one in May and the second one in September.

Code Geass​
Code Geass​

With Code Geass amassing a great deal of popularity and fame, it's no surprise that its fan-base is seeking out similar shows and whatnot. And so, I gave in to the sensation just to give you recommendations on more anime.

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Dragon Ball​
Dragon Ball​

In 2000, satellite TV channel Animax together with Brutus, a men's lifestyle magazine, and Tsutaya, Japan's largest video rental chain, conducted a poll among 200,000 fans on the top anime series, with Dragon Ball coming in fourth.

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Fullmetal ​Alchemist: Brotherhood​
Fullmetal ​Alchemist: Brotherhood​

Full Metal Alchemist; Full Metal Alchemist: Brotherhood. While they both start the same way, the first one starts to develop following a whole different path than the Manga. This is because when it was being aired, the Manga was not done yet, so the plot as well as the end of the anime are invented.

Neon Genesis ​Evangelion​
Neon Genesis ​Evangelion​

Neon Genesis Evangelion (Japanese: 新世紀エヴァンゲリオン, Hepburn: Shinseiki Evangerion, literally "The Gospel of the New Century") is a Japanese mecha anime television series produced by Gainax and Tatsunoko Production and directed by Hideaki Anno, and was broadcast on TV Tokyo from October 1995 to March 1996.

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Gurren ​Lagann​
Gurren ​Lagann​

Gurren Lagann, known in Japan as Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann (天元突破グレンラガン, Tengen Toppa Guren Ragan, lit. "Pierce the Heavens, Gurren Lagann"), is a Japanese mecha anime television series animated by Gainax and co-produced by Aniplex and Konami.

Samurai ​Champloo​
Samurai ​Champloo​

A character driven anime brought to you by Studio Manglobe, the creators of Ergo Proxy and Samurai Champloo. The main character Masa-no-suke, an unemployed samurai (J. ronin), is scouted by the charismatic Ki-ichi to take part in the kidnapping and ransom of wealthy merchants in the Edo period.

Naruto ​Shippūden​
Naruto ​Shippūden​

Naruto: Shippuden (Naruto -ナルト- 疾風伝, Naruto Shippūden, lit. "Naruto: Hurricane Chronicles"), developed by Studio Pierrot and directed by Hayato Date, is the sequel to the original Naruto anime; it corresponds to Part II of the manga. It debuted on Japanese TV on February 15, 2007, on TV Tokyo, and concluded on March 23, 2017.

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Kill la Kill​
Kill la Kill​

Kill la Kill (Japanese: キルラキル, Hepburn: Kiru Ra Kiru) is a 2013 Japanese anime television series produced by Trigger. It follows vagrant schoolgirl Ryuko Matoi on her search for her father's killer, which brings her into violent conflict with Satsuki Kiryuin, the iron-willed student council president of Honnouji Academy, and her mother's fashion empire.

Angel Beats!​
Angel Beats!​

Angel Beats! (エンジェルビーツ!, Enjeru Bītsu!) is a 13-episode Japanese anime television series produced by P.A.Works and Aniplex and directed by Seiji Kishi.

Puella Magi ​Madoka Magica​
Puella Magi ​Madoka Magica​

Puella Magi Madoka Magica (魔法少女まどか☆マギカ, Mahō Shōjo Madoka Magika, "Magical Girl Madoka Magica"), commonly referred to as simply Madoka Magica, is a Japanese anime television series produced by Shaft and Aniplex.

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Psycho-Pass​
Psycho-Pass​

Psycho-Pass (Japanese: サイコパス, Hepburn: Saiko Pasu) is a Japanese cyberpunk anime television series produced by Production I.G. It was co-directed by Naoyoshi Shiotani and Katsuyuki Motohiro and written by Gen Urobuchi, with character designs by Akira Amano featuring music by Yugo Kanno.

Baccano!​
Baccano!​

Baccano! is based on Ryohgo Narita's award-winning light novels of the same title and mainly adapts the first 4 novels. While more faithful to the first 3 novels, the 4th novel (1932) is followed more loosely and is mostly an anime-exclusive story.

FLCL​
FLCL​

FLCL (Japanese: フリクリ, Hepburn: Furi Kuri, pronounced in English as Fooly Cooly) is an original video animation (OVA) anime series written by Yōji Enokido, directed by Kazuya Tsurumaki and produced by the FLCL Production Committee, which consisted of Gainax, Production I.G, and King Records.

Darker Than ​Black​
Darker Than ​Black​

Looking for information on the anime Darker than Black: Kuro no Keiyakusha (Darker than Black)? Find out more with MyAnimeList, the world's most active online anime and manga community and database.

Steins;Gate​
Steins;Gate​

Beer stein (/ˈstaɪn/ STYNE), or simply stein, is an English neologism for either traditional beer mugs made out of stoneware, or specifically ornamental beer mugs that are usually sold as souvenirs or collectibles. In German, the word stein means stone and is not used to refer to a beverage container.

Dragon Ball ​Super​
Dragon Ball ​Super​

TV Asahi conducted two polls in 2005 on the Top 100 Anime, Dragon Ball came in second in the nationwide survey conducted with multiple age-groups and in third in the online poll. On several occasions the Dragon Ball anime has topped Japan's DVD sales.

Guilty Crown​
Guilty Crown​

Guilty Crown (ギルティクラウン, Giruti Kuraun) is a 2011 Japanese anime television series produced by Production I.G which aired on Fuji TV's noitamina program block from October 13, 2011. The story revolves around Shu Ouma, a high school boy who inadvertently obtains an ability called "Power of the King" that enables him to draw out items called "Voids" from other people.

Anohana: The ​Flower We Saw That Day​
Anohana: The ​Flower We Saw That Day​

"We Still Don't Know the Name of the Flower We Saw That Day.") is an 11-episode 2011 Japanese anime television series produced by A-1 Pictures and directed by Tatsuyuki Nagai. The anime aired in Fuji TV's noitamina block between April and June 2011. The anime is licensed in North America by Aniplex of America.

Yuri on Ice​
Yuri on Ice​

Yuri on Ice is a rare meeting point between two disparate audiences: anime fandom and professional athletes. World-class skaters love its accurate yet affectionate depiction of the sport, and everyone loves the addictive emotional rollercoaster of its romcom storyline.

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Ergo Proxy​
Ergo Proxy​

Ergo Proxy is a cyberpunk suspense anime television series, produced by Manglobe, directed by Shukō Murase and written by Dai Satō. The anime originally aired from February 25 to August 12, 2006 on the WOWOW satellite network, lasting 23 episodes.

Sword Art ​Online​
Sword Art ​Online​

Anime lovers who are also fond of MMORPGs were excited to find out that Sword Art Online, the Japanese light novel series, has been adapted into an anime. Although there are a lot of criticisms about the overall quality of Sword Art Online, there is no doubt that it is well-liked by many anime fans.

Fruits Basket​
Fruits Basket​

Fruits Basket is a shojo romance with low fantasy elements that does a somewhat better job then the average of its brood out there. But beyond that, it still leaves a lot to be desired, since i twas animated by that piece of shit Studio DEEN which almost always messed up whatever show it grabs for adaptation.

Deadman ​Wonderland​
Deadman ​Wonderland​

Deadman Wonderland (Japanese: デッドマンワンダーランド, Hepburn: Deddoman Wandārando) is a Japanese manga series written by Jinsei Kataoka and illustrated by Kazuma Kondou, who also wrote and illustrated the Eureka Seven manga, and published in Shōnen Ace since 2008.

Case Closed​
Case Closed​

Case Closed, also known as Detective Conan (名探偵コナン, Meitantei Konan), is an ongoing Japanese detective manga series written and illustrated by Gosho Aoyama. It was serialized in Shogakukan's Weekly Shōnen Sunday on January 19, 1994, and has been collected into 94 tankōbon volumes as of December 18, 2017.

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Ghost in the ​Shell: S
Ghost in the ​Shell: S

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex − Solid State Society (set in 2034) from 2006 or 2011 in 3D; Ghost in the Shell: Arise OVA series (set in 2027). It's a prequel telling the origin story of Section 9 Ghost in the Shell: Arise - Alternative Architecture is a recompilation for television of Ghost in the Shell: Arise.

Serial ​Experiments Lain​
Serial ​Experiments Lain​

Serial Experiments Lain (シリアルエクスペリメンツレイン, Shiriaru Ekusuperimentsu Rein) is a science fiction anime series directed by Ryūtarō Nakamura, with character design by Yoshitoshi ABe, screenplay written by Chiaki J. Konaka, and produced by Yasuyuki Ueda for Triangle Staff.

Mobile Suit ​Gundam Wing​
Mobile Suit ​Gundam Wing​

While Mobile Suit Gundam outlines what the top brass and aces are doing, 08th MS shows how other people got on during the war. 0080: War in the Pocket — UC 0079-80. What it is: A One Year War side story starring a child protagonist as the horrors of war come straight to his front door. Worth Watching? Yes.

Death Parade​
Death Parade​

Death Parade (Japanese: デス・パレード, Hepburn: Desu Parēdo) is a 2015 Japanese anime television series created, written, and directed by Yuzuru Tachikawa and produced by Madhouse.

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Pokémon​
Pokémon​

The Pokémon animated series is split up into six chronologically sequential series in Japan, split up by the version of the video game series the anime takes inspiration from: the original series, the Advanced Generation series, the Diamond & Pearl series, the Best Wishes! series, the XY series, and the newest, the Sun & Moon series.

Kino's ​Journey​
Kino's ​Journey​

Kino's Journey anime info and recommendations. In another world, there exist many countries, each...

Bleach​
Bleach​

Bleach (Japanese: ブリーチ, Hepburn: Burīchi) is a Japanese anime television series based on Tite Kubo's manga of the same name. The series ran for a total of 366 episodes. Bleach was produced by Studio Pierrot and directed by Noriyuki Abe.

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Clannad​
Clannad​

The license holding company Sentai Filmworks licensed the Clannad anime series, and ADV Films localized and distributed the television series and the OVA starting with the first half season box set consisting of 12 episodes with English subtitles, Japanese audio, and no English language track, which was released on March 3, 2009.

Eureka Seven​
Eureka Seven​

Eureka Seven, known in Japan as Psalms of Planets Eureka Seven (Japanese: 交響詩篇エウレカセブン, Hepburn: Kōkyōshihen Eureka Sebun, lit. "Symphonic Psalms Eureka Seven"), is a 2005 Japanese anime series created by Bones.

Blood+​
Blood+​

Blood+ (Japanese: ブラッドプラス, Hepburn: Buraddo Purasu), pronounced "Blood Plus," is an anime series produced by Production I.G and Aniplex and directed by Junichi Fujisaku. The series premiered in Japan on Sony's anime satellite channel, Animax, as well as on terrestrial networkes such as MBS, TBS, and RKB on October 8, 2005.

Dragon Ball ​GT​
Dragon Ball ​GT​

Dragon Ball Z and Dragon Ball Kai are effectively the same show, as they both adapt the latter 325 chapters of the Dragon Ball manga series. In fact, Kai is merely a recut, remastered version of DBZ with new music, re-recorded dialogue, and about 120 episodes of filler content excised.

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Hunter x ​Hunter​
Hunter x ​Hunter​

The first Hunter × Hunter anime series has enjoyed much more modest popularity than its manga source. Newtype listed it as having a Japanese television rating of 10.5 for the fourth quarter of 2000. The show's viewership was ranked number six among the top ten anime television series in Japan for February 2001.

Gungrave​
Gungrave​

Gungrave (ガングレイヴ, Gangureivu) is an anime television series based on the video game of the same name, created by Yasuhiro Nightow. The series is directed by Toshiyuki Tsuru, written by Yōsuke Kuroda, and animated by Madhouse.

Paranoia ​Agent​
Paranoia ​Agent​

Paranoia Agent (妄想代理人, Mōsō Dairinin) is a Japanese anime television series created by director Satoshi Kon and produced by Madhouse about a social phenomenon in Musashino, Tokyo caused by a juvenile serial assailant named Lil' Slugger (the English equivalent to Shōnen Batto, which translates to "Bat Boy").

Outlaw Star​
Outlaw Star​

Churosh found that though the series features many clichés of 1990's science fiction anime, Outlaw Star ... like prime time shows. Outlaw Star was voted as ...

Hetalia - Axis ​Powers​
Hetalia - Axis ​Powers​

Hetalia: Axis Powers (Japanese: ヘタリア Axis Powers, Hepburn: Hetaria Akushisu Pawāzu) is a Japanese webcomic, later adapted as a manga and an anime series, by Hidekaz Himaruya. The series' main presentation is as an often over-the-top allegory of political and historic events as well as more general cultural comparisons.

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One Piece ​(JP)​
One Piece ​(JP)​

Watch Japanese Anime TV series online with help from SideReel! Find links to shows, read episode summaries and reviews, add ratings, and more.

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Death Note​
Death Note​

The Death Note anime was one of the series to win Best TV Anime at the 2007 Tokyo International Anime Fair. The anime was commended with Tom S. Pepirium of IGN saying that Death Note ' s "heavy serialized nature" is what "makes the show so engaging and discussion worthy".

Yu-Gi-Oh! ​Duel Monsters​
Yu-Gi-Oh! ​Duel Monsters​

Its characters are from the Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters anime. In the movie, which takes place following the Battle City arc, Yugi faces Anubis, the Egyptian God of the Dead. An extended uncut Japanese version of the movie premiered in special screenings in Japan on November 3, 2004 under the title Yu-Gi-Oh! Duel Monsters: Pyramid of Light.

Chobits​
Chobits​

Chobits was adapted as a 26-episode-long anime television series broadcast on TBS and Animax from April to September 2002. In addition, it has spawned two video games as well as various merchandise such as figurines, collectable cards, calendars, and artbooks.

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Mobile Suit ​Gundam UC​
Mobile Suit ​Gundam UC​

While Mobile Suit Gundam outlines what the top brass and aces are doing, 08th MS shows how other people got on during the war. 0080: War in the Pocket — UC 0079-80 What it is: A One Year War side story starring a child protagonist as the horrors of war come straight to his front door.

Kenichi: The ​Mightiest Disciple​
Kenichi: The ​Mightiest Disciple​

An anime adaptation of Kenichi: History's Strongest Disciple animated by Tokyo Movie Shinsha first started airing on October 7, 2006. It aired a total of fifty episodes, covering from the beginning of the story to the confrontation against the top members of Ragnarok.

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Panty & ​Stocking With Garterbelt​
Panty & ​Stocking With Garterbelt​

Panties in American English (typically called knickers in British English) are a form of underwear worn by women. Panties are most often form-fitting, but may also be loose.

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Gankutsuou: ​The Count of Monte Cristo​
Gankutsuou: ​The Count of Monte Cristo​

Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo (Japanese: 巌窟王, Hepburn: Gankutsuō, literally The King of the Cavern) is an anime series loosely based on Alexandre Dumas's classic French novel, Le Comte de Monte-Cristo.

Kabaneri of ​the Iron Fortress​
Kabaneri of ​the Iron Fortress​

Looking for information on the anime Koutetsujou no Kabaneri (Kabaneri of the Iron Fortress)? Find out more with MyAnimeList, the world's most active online anime and manga community and database.

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