Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex

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Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex is an anime television series based on the manga series, Ghost in the Shell, Stand Alone Complex revolved around the story of the members of a team called Public Security Section 9. Written and directed by Kenji Kamiyama, it first aired in Japan in 2002 and released in […] More

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Space Battleship Yamato

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Space Battleship Yamato

Space Battleship Yamato is a science fiction anime series that featured an eponymous spacecraft, Space Battleship Yamato is an English-dubbed series that was broadcast on North American and Australian televisions as Star Blazers. It tells the story of a multinational teenage crew that journeyed through space to look for the planet Iscandar. The antagonists were […] More

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Serial Experiments Lain

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Serial Experiments Lain

Serial Experiments Lain, directed by Ryutaro Nakamura, Serial Experiments Lain aired in Tokyo, Japan, in 1998 and derived from a PlayStation game with the same title. It tackled philosophical concepts such as identity, communication, and reality. It focused on a teenage girl named Lain Iwakura, who was introduced to the Internet and bound to a […] More

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Future Boy Conan

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Future Boy Conan

Future Boy Conan first aired in Japan and China in 1978 with the official title Conan, The Boy in the Future. The story was set in 2008, the time when humankind was already in the face of extinction. Its story revolved around a devastating war fought by two nations armed with ultra-magnetic weapons. This war […] More

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Mushishi

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Mushishi

Mushishi a manga series written and illustrated by Yuki Urushibara, Mushishi was adapted into an anime television series in 2005 and featured some ubiquitous creatures called Mushi. These characters had supernatural powers and had a purity beyond normal living things. The main character in the story, Ginko, was among the few who possessed the ability […] More

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Dragon Quest

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Dragon Quest

Dragon Quest is a Nintendo game adapted into an anime series in 1989, Dragon Quest had a total of 43 episodes, supervised by Horii, with characters similar to the original Dragon Quest game. The first 13 episodes of this anime series were translated into English and released in North America. More

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Elfen Lied

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Elfen Lied

Elfen Lied was a Japanese manga series created by Lynn Okamoto. Its story revolved around the interactions, emotions, similarities, and differences between human beings and the Diclonii. The Diclonii are a mutant species that resemble humans in build but have two horns and vectors. The anime series centered on the protagonist named Lucy, who sought […] More

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Robotech

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Robotech

Robotech is an anime television series that was released in 1982, Super Dimension Fortress Macross featured a love triangle among its major characters, plastered against the backdrop of battles that existed between aliens and humans. When shown in the US, it was re-titled Robotech. It rose to fame because of Linn Minmay, the pop star […] More

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Mobile Suit Gundam Wing

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Mobile Suit Gundam Wing

Mobile Suit Gundam Wing is an animated series based on the original Mobile Suit Gundam anime and created by Hajime Yatate and Yoshiyuki Tomino, it’s about a war between planet Earth and its colonies in space. The pilots in this series were more closely allied in compared to those in Gundam. This had a total […] More

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