Mitsuha Miyamizu, a high school girl, yearns to live the life of a boy in the bustling city of Tokyo—a dream that stands in stark contrast to her present life in the countryside. Meanwhile in the city, Taki Tachibana lives a busy life as a high school student while juggling his part-time job and hopes for a future in architecture. One day, Mitsuha awakens in a room that is not her own and suddenly finds herself living the dream life in Tokyo—but in Taki's body! Elsewhere, Taki finds himself living Mitsuha's life in the humble countryside. In pursuit of an answer to this strange phenomenon, they begin to search for one another. Kimi no Na wa. revolves around Mitsuha and Taki's actions, which begin to have a dramatic impact on each other's lives, weaving them into a fabric held together by fate and circumstance. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Movie - Aug 26, 2016
Takaki Toono and Akari Shinohara, two very close friends and classmates, are torn apart when Akari's family is transferred to another region of Japan due to her family's job. Despite separation, they continue to keep in touch through mail. When Takaki finds out that his family is also moving, he decides to meet with Akari one last time. As years pass by, they continue down their own paths, their distance slowly growing wider and their contact with one another fades. Yet, they keep remembering one another and the times they have shared together, wondering if they will have the chance to meet once again. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Movie - Mar 3, 2007
On a rainy morning in Tokyo, Takao Akizuki, an aspiring shoemaker, decides to skip class to sketch designs in a beautiful garden. This is where he meets Yukari Yukino, a beautiful yet mysterious woman, for the very first time. Offering to make her new shoes, Takao continues to meet with Yukari throughout the rainy season, and without even realizing it, the two are able to alleviate the worries hidden in their hearts just by being with each other. However, their personal struggles have not disappeared completely, and as the end of the rainy season approaches, their relationship will be put to the test. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Movie - May 31, 2013
In an alternate-reality 1974 Japan, the country is split, with the southern islands controlled by America and the northern lands claimed by the Soviet Union. Hokkaido, referred to as Ezo in Kumo no Mukou Yakusoku no Basho, decides to construct a tower into the sky designed by Ekusun Tsukinoe. By 1996, Hokkaido Tower's construction is complete and three students of Aomori have big dreams concerning this tower. Hiroki Fujisawa and Takuya Shirakawa are considered child prodigies, and both harbor romantic feelings for Sayuri Sawatari, though neither of them would dare admit it. When a drone crashes down, the two boys resolve to repair it and fly to the top of Hokkaido Tower. Assisting them is their boss at the military plant, Mr. Okabe. They name the drone Bella Ciela, but before their dreams of flying it are realized, Sayuri vanishes. Unbeknownst to them, her disappearance is related closely to the tower that the two dream of reaching.
Movie - Nov 20, 2004
Hoshi no Koe, using full 2D and 3D digital animation, is a story of a long distance love and mail messages between a boy and girl. Set in 2046 after the discovery of the ruins of an alien civilization on Mars, man has been able to make leaps in technology and is planning to send an expedition into space in the next year. Nagamine Mikako and Terao Noboru are junior high school students. However, while Noboru will be entering senior high next winter, Mikako is selected to join the space expedition. (Source: AniDB)
OVA - Feb 2, 2002
Strange sounds in the darkness... Unearthly music from an old crystal radio... These are all the warning Asuna Watase has before a simple walk to her clubhouse catapults her into a nightmarish adventure that will take her beneath the Earth to a lost land beyond the realm of legend! Attacked by a strange monstrous creature, rescued by a mysterious stranger and pursued by a relentless enemy, Asuna finds herself enmeshed in a centuries old mystery that will bind her to a strange young defender and lead her inevitably, towards a secret that may hold the key to life itself! (Source: Sentai Filmworks)
Movie - May 7, 2011
For the longest time, it's just been the two of them. "Kanojo" and her cat Daru are inseparable, having grown up together. Now a junior in college, Tomoka—her roommate of a year and a half—moves out of their shared apartment, and in order to keep her living space, Kanojo must find a job. Day by day, Daru watches her continued efforts from a cat's-eye view, eagerly awaiting his owner's return. When she gets back, once again, it's just she and her cat. Kanojo to Kanojo no Neko: Everything Flows is a charming short series about the bond between a pet and his owner. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
TV - Mar 4, 2016, 23:17 (JST)
Jack Knife Edge Town is as edgy as it sounds, and it's up to Inferno Cop to stop that edge from tearing his city apart. He's both law and outlaw, dispensing ungodly justice to evildoers like a candy machine. Lowlifes, gangsters, and even hellspawn all infest Inferno Cop's hunting ground, but that's the good news. The bad news? Prior to the story, his family was brutally murdered by Southern Cross, a shady organization that made the worst mistake imaginable by doing so. Now, Inferno Cop's limiters have been removed and his mercy rung more dry than the entrails of his victims. Something is welling up in Inferno Cop's city, however, and soon he'll face the most daunting gauntlet of his life involving him literally falling into and escaping from Hell. A flaming head won't be enough to ward off the true evil that's rapidly approaching—Inferno Cop must call upon all his allies and his own wacky antics to conquer the trials that await him. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
ONA - Dec 25, 2012
The stage is set at near future. Okamura Aya, also known as "Aachan", started to live by herself as she started a new job after graduation. Her mother needed to go overseas to work as a doctor, so now only her father and a cat, Mii-san, live in a Proud apartment. Since Aachan moved out, her father has been trying to reach out to her but somehow there is an awkward gap between the two. And the cat Mii-san, which Aachan has kept since she was a child, is getting old... One night, Aachan came back from a tiring day and threw herself on the bed. She closed her eyes and remembered the happy days she spent with her parents and when Mii-san came to comfort her when she got lonely after her mother left.... And then the phone rang...
Movie - Feb 10, 2013
As college entrance examinations draw near, two students living completely different lives decide to enroll in Z-Kai, a correspondence education service. Balancing their studies with their daily lives, the two diligently work towards their goal, unaware of how much they share in common. Will their hard work pay off and bring about the success they desire? [Written by MAL Rewrite]
Special - Feb 25, 2014
*The Second OVA of Kono Dan series. They say look before you leap and make sure you can swim before you go in the deep water, but when a picture of his late grandfather falls into the ocean, Shima jumps in after it without thinking. Nearly drowning as a result, he is instead saved by a very perfect stranger... one whose strangeness extends to only being human from the waist up! For Shima, who's always felt like a fish out of water himself, it's more than just a revelation, and the young man and merman quickly begin to bond in ways neither anticipated. And yet, it's going to be far from easy sailing. After all, Shima and Isaki aren't just from opposite sides of the tracks, they're from entirely divergent species, and swimming in separate gene pools may make maintaining a long term relationship a whole different kettle of fish! (Source: Sentai Filmworks)
OVA - Nov 9, 2012
When aliens suddenly invade the world, Earth seems to be fighting a losing battle until Arikawa, one of the defense command staff, accidentally discovers a young man lying on a hill. Tests soon prove the impossible: this one teenager, Kakashi, has the power to defeat the attackers! Unfortunately, Kakashi has also lost his memory, and with it the knowledge of how to actually use his power. Moving Kakashi in with himself and his own commander, Shiro, Arikawa accidentally starts a strange triangle of emotions and relationships. A triangle that threatens the fate of the planet as Kakashi begins to question his own motivations! (Source: Sentai Filmworks)
OVA - Oct 10, 2011
CoMix Wave Films, Gainax, Gonzo, Madhouse, Production I.G, Satelight, Studio 4°C Original add
15 one-minute shorts created by various people from Japan's animation industry. The title of the collection, Ani*Kuri15, is abbreviated from the words "anime" and "creators". Season One Shinji Kimura (Studio 4°C; Art Director, Steamboy) - title: Attack of Higashimachi Ni Chome/Attack of Higashimachi 2nd Burough Shōjirō Nishimi (Studio 4°C; Character Designer, Tekkonkinkreet) - Uchujin Raikou Hiroshi no Baai/Invasion from Space - Hiroshi's Case Akemi Hayashi (Gainax; Character Designer, Fruits Basket) - Namida no Mukou/From the Other Side of the Tears Osamu Kobayashi (Madhouse; Art/Mecha Desgin, Gungrave) - Sancha Blues/The Aromatic Tea Blues Yasufumi Soejima (Gonzo; 3D/CG Director, Last Exile) - Hyotoko/Blaze Man Season Two Atsushi Takeuchi (Production I.G; Mecha Design, Ghost in the Shell) Mamoru Oshii (Production I.G; Director, Ghost in the Shell) - Project Mermaid Kazuto Nakazawa (Studio 4°C; First Unit Director, Kill Bill Chapter 3: The Origin of O-Ren from Kill Bill: Volume 1) - "yurururu" ~Nichijou Hen~ Ranji Murata (Gonzo; Character Design, Blue Submarine No. 6) and Tatsuya Yabuta (Gonzo; Story Design, Final Fantasy VII) - Gyrosopter Tobira Oda (Original Manga, Danchi Tomō) and Yasuyuki Shimizu (Key Animation, Naruto (movies)) (Studio 4°C) Season Three Michael Arias (Studio 4°C; Director, Tekkonkinkreet) - Okkakekko Makoto Shinkai (Comix Wave Film; Director, The Place Promised in Our Early Days) - Neko no Shuukai/A Gathering of Cats Shōji Kawamori (Satelight; Director, The Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Do You Remember Love?) - Project Omega Mahiro Maeda (Gonzo; Director, Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo) - Onmitsu Hime Satoshi Kon (Madhouse; Director, Paprika) - Ohayō/Good Morning
Special - Jun 7, 2007
Chiharu Kashima, captain of the Wizard Bureau's Crisis Countermeasures Division, is among a handful of people who can use magic. While frequenting his favorite bar, he is approached by a friendly man named Toyohi Utsumi. Having always dreamt of being a wizard, Toyohi is enthralled by the idea of meeting one. Much to the young Captain's surprise, Toyohi confesses that he has fallen in love with Kashima. While little time as passed, the two begin to spend more time together. Not all is well, however, as Kashima fears that magic is all that he has and Toyohi is only in love with Kashima the Wizard. [Written by MAL Rewrite]
TV - Feb 5, 2016, 23:17 (JST)
The story revolves around high school boy Ayumu Tamari, who has an illness that makes him start to turn to stone when he's stressed. Since he couldn't fit in with his class, after repeating a year, he declared that he wanted to have a "Sparkly youth" as well. To do this, he changed his hair and clothes to be more fashionable, and constantly checked for popular topics to stay in the know. In the midst of Ayumu's life of making a facade, his homeroom teacher and stone-loving geology teacher Kouya Onihara says that Ayumu's stone transformation is beautiful. Ayumu begins to become attracted to Kouya, who starts to give him advice. (Source: ANN, edited)
OVA - Dec 3, 2014
Kozue is a girl who loves astronomy, particularly the stars. One night, on an excursion to witness a meteorite, she meets Ginga, a boy who is able to help scientists discover more information about the stars through a mysterious ability of his. However, he is forced to stay in a protective suit in order to carry out his mission. Because of this, Kozue decides to convince Ginga to make his own decisions & to take off the suit using his own will. (Source: ANN)
ONA - Jul 21, 2006
Music video for the ending song of Byousoku 5 Centimeter sung by Japanese singer Masayoshi Yamazaki.
Music - Jul 19, 2007
What is love? Two robots abandoned by their previous owner are with a new owner, a scientist. A story about the meaning of love.
OVA - Aug ??, 2010
Tabi Machi Late Show will have a theme of "goodbyes and journeys".
TV - Jan 8, 2016, 23:17 (JST)
The story is about girls who face a battle against the turning point of their lives.
ONA - Jun 18, 2013
There are 12 companion pieces in the forms of "Fact Files" (which expand upon a given character from a corresponding episode) airing shortly after each episode.
ONA - Dec 28, 2012
A 30-second animated commercial for the construction company Taisei. The commercial highlights the Bosporus Strait Tunnel that Taisei built in Turkey. (Source: ANN)
Special - Dec 14, 2011
In 2047, an unknown, alien life-form descends upon the Earth, destroying all the major cities in one fell swoop. The survivors unite and build a Diffusor to stop the Februus, the invaders the military would later codename the FOS, and a temporary peace is achieved. Jump forward to 2053, the present. PLANZET: The final plan, Plan Zed, to retake Planet Earth. A last, desperate counterattack against the enemy. Hiroshi Akishima, soldier in the Planetary Defense Forces Alliance, would like nothing better than a shot at the aliens responsible for his father's death six years ago. However, the new offensive requires the Diffusor to be dropped, leaving the entire planet terribly vulnerable once more. Will humanity regain the stars or lose everything in the final, ultimate gamble? (Source: Sentai Filmworks)
Movie - May 22, 2010
The story takes place in the far future, when the civilization has declined. Hiyoko is a high school girl, who aims to enter an art university. She runs away from her home because her father tried to throw away her mother's keepsake drawings. She finds a slum located in a stadium and meets the leader of the street children, Akira. The police attempts to demolish the stadium for the beautification of the city. In order to resist the demolition, the people in the stadium plans to hold a street-art event "The Asylum Session". Hiroko takes the charge of a giant painting on the stadium.
Movie - Jul 11, 2009
Daru, a cherished handmade stuffed toy, gets lost and separated from its owner one day when at the airport. Determined to find her again, Daru sets out on a journey around the world in search of her. As time passes, the girl begins to forget about Daru. Will Daru be able to find and see his beloved owner again? (Source: Crunchyroll)
Movie - Jul 6, 2012
Joint campaign by NHK and Advertising Council Japan.
Special - Jul 1, 2015
A 30-second animated commercial for the construction company Taisei. The commercial highlights Terminal 2 of Nội Bài International Airport that Taisei built in Hanoi, Vietnam.
Special - Aug 10, 2014
A 30-second animated commercial for the construction company Taisei. The commercial highlights the Southern and Outer Circular Expressways that Taisei built in Sri Lanka.
Special - Dec 1, 2013
A 30-second animated commercial for the construction company Taisei. The commercial highlights the New Doha International Airport that Taisei built in Qatar.
Special - Dec 10, 2008
Yonna and Stan, brother and sister, live in isolation because of their special powers. There are enigmatic people who plot to use their power, in conflict with the king`s government, which is also planning to draw them onto their side. Intrigue surrounds Yonna, and now a new agent comes to see her. (Source: AniDB)
Movie - Apr 8, 2006
This "slow-life anime" is part of the datsuryoku-kei (ennui-style) genre of comedy that depicts the minutiae of everyday life. The series observes the daily lives of Heroes from the worlds of Tezuka Production and Tatsunoko Production, "evolved" for their modern TV appearances, and combines motion-captured improvised acting with computer animation into a series of comedy shorts. (Source: ANN)
TV - Oct 4, 2015, 02:55 (JST)
Slice of life comedy about pitfalls of Japanese society.
TV - May 14, 2009
The story is set in present day Seoul and involves a college student named Hemi who falls in love with a coffee vending machine named Jin. Jin is actually a samurai from the Sengoku period who wished to be re-born with an invincible steel body when he fell to assassins, hence the vending machine body. (Source: akiba-station)
Special - May 31, 2009
A TV anime remake of the World Fool News ONA. Takahashi is transferred to a main anchor of a news program, which is known for being a little...weird. This is a comedy about somewhat ridiculous happenings occurring at a broadcasting station. (Source: YouTube)
TV - Apr 17, 2014
Meet Umi, Sora and Ao, the three hardest working school girls in all of Japan. As the proprietors of the best odd-jobs service around, they'll take on any task and guarantee the result! Unfortunately, spending your whole day doing other people's homework and cleaning sewers doesn't leave much time to go to school yourself, so when the girls take on the task of convincing someone else to go back to school, it may prove to be their hardest job ever! Have these junior Jills of all trades finally met their match? Find out in Grrl Power! (Source: AniDB)
OVA - Jun 10, 2004
Mako, Miko, and Mutsuko are three young girls visiting St. Claire Elementary, a school filled with strange legends. They have an abrupt encounter with Kunstrijk, a human body anatomy model, and Goth, a skeleton model. Both haunt the soon-to-be-demolished science room. Seeking revenge for being vandalized by the three girls, Kunstrijk invites them to the school's midnight party in order to scare them. Together, the five go on a quest to collect three mythical medals that can grant a wish and hopefully save the science room. (Source: ANN)
Movie - Aug 25, 2012
A world of the future, madly over populated, searches for a new home on Mars to help support humanity. After terraforming Mars into a habitable landscape a Japanese ship returning from the planet crash-lands on a Tokyo street, unleashing a terrible monster. The only man who can stop Negadon is Dr. Narasaki, and his robot Miroku... (Source: ANN)
Movie - Oct 16, 2005
The short film "Wolf Daddy" directed by Chang Hyung-yun won the Hiroshima Award at the 11th Hiroshima Animation Festival. The 10 minute long animation film features the story of a werewolf novelist who gets to play the role of daddy for a six-year-old girl. Produced in 2005, the animation also won the 2005 Korean Animation Award and a Tokyo International Anime Fair award.
Movie - ??? ??, 2005
Direct continuation of World Fool News (TV).
TV - Apr 2, 2017, 18:45 (JST)
In a violent post-apocalyptic Japan, a reckless juvenile delinquent named Haruwo takes on the Yakuza, but their new bouncer may be more than he can handle... Over a year in the making, this half-hour short was entirely the work of one person--even the music! "Haruwo" animator Shao Guee writes, "I didn't make this film for money, just for fun. I hope people all over the world will have a chance to see it. If you like it, please tell your friends about it. That's all I want. My thanks to everyone who helped me make this project a reality."
OVA - May 5, 2005
On the first day as a transfer student, Betao comes to meet one girl. Her name is... Kuuki Yominashi! (Her initials "KY" mean "being unable to read the situation/mood.") When Betao with glasses and Kuuki with skippers meet with each other, the gears of fate starts to spin. The contemporary story, intersecting lives; a story of duty, human nature and friendship. Let's begin the story of a KY-style high school girl Kuukichan! (Source: AnimeBancho)
ONA - Aug 5, 2013
Takahashi is transferred to a main anchor of a news program, which is known for being a little...weird. This is a comedy about somewhat ridiculous happenings occurring at a broadcasting station. (Source: YouTube)
ONA - Apr 1, 2013
Another iteration in the Peeping Life franchise, this time featuring scenes from older times.
ONA - Dec 20, 2012
A sequel to Peeping Life comedy anthology, The Perfect Emotion features 10 new animated versions of improvised comedy sketches.
OVA - Apr 16, 2010
Mikio Osawa, an average 5th grade school boy, lives in the suburbs of Osaka. Mikio likes Haruko Tezuka, a cute little girl in his class. However, Mikio is too shy and withdrawn to tell Haruko that he likes her. One day, Mikio's close friend Megane brings news that Haruko is about to move away to another town... Kaede Newtown is a romantic comedy animation created by Naoto Iwakiri, an Osaka-born illustrator. With cute little characters and music created by Japanese band Aprils and singer-songwriter TOMOVSKY, Kaede Newtown takes you back to the good ol' town you lived in during the good ol' days of your childhood. (Source: crunchyroll.com)
Movie - Dec 8, 2007
Another iteration in the Peeping Life franchise, The Perfect Evolution features 10 new animated versions of improvised comedy sketches.
OVA - Jan 27, 2011
The "Life Is Movie" featuring indie animator Junichi Yamamoto and Flash animator Tokumaru Naoko reintroducing the Hidenori Takahashi voiced passionate human-faced dog NEET/would be detective will be released as OVA and online on the Bandai Channel later this summer. (Sourced: Crunchyroll)
OVA - Jul 11, 2014
First special is a music video for the opening song. Second special is a bonus episode.
Special - ??? ??, 2009
YouTuber-kun meeting different YouTube celebrities.
ONA - Aug 8, 2013
Another iteration in the Peeping Life franchise, The Perfect Extension features 10 new animated versions of improvised comedy sketches.
OVA - Sep 23, 2011
Special included in the Peeping Life: The Perfect Emotion's DVD release.
Special - Apr 16, 2010
It is year 40XX in the Universal Era. The story takes place on Jinmen planet which is quite far away in the universe. This is a passionate tale about a human-faced dog and his troubled comrades. (Source: Anime Bancho)
ONA - Sep 16, 2013
This is a sketch drama consisting of four episodes on dating in collaboration with the leading food company Momoya.
ONA - Apr 25, 2013
3 bonus episodes centering around TV Asahi's female announcers.
Special - Jan 27, 2011
Another iteration in the Peeping Life franchise.
OVA - Oct 18, 2012
(No synopsis yet.)
OVA - Feb 3, 2012
The newlyweds have moved to the Kansai region! For now they've settled down, but their room is still a huge mess. They also realize that they've been wasting a lot of electricity, and they begin to ponder ways to cut back on their bills... (Source: Anime Bancho)
ONA - Mar 27, 2014
A continuation of last season as Shiromeshi-kun continues his attempts at dating and finding refuge in Momoya food toppings.
ONA - Dec 19, 2013
Peeping Life Collaboration with Beppu City.
ONA - Nov 6, 2014
The Peeping Life comedy anime series spawned five shorts for Japanese theaters. Each of the five shorts was running on the lobby monitors in T-Joy's theater chain for two weeks before being replaced by the next short. In Tokyo's Shinjuku Wald 9 cinema complex the shorts were run on the complex's actual theater screens. They were then included in the Peeping Life: The Perfect Emotion's DVD release.
Movie - Dec 1, 2009
An incarnation of the Peeping Life franchise covers Tezuka anime characters and Tatsunoko Production anime characters such as Princess Sapphire and Casshern.
OVA - Jun 25, 2013
Based on the Ninja Awate-maru comedy manga by Jirou Tsunoda.
ONA - Oct 22, 2013
Collaboration of Peeping Life and JU.
ONA - Sep 30, 2013
Movie of Peeping Life.
OVA - Nov 15, 2014
4 Peeping Life: Tezuka Pro - Tatsunoko Pro Wonderland episodes that did not make it to the official DVD.
ONA - Jun 6, 2013
Peeping Life Collaboration with IODATA.
ONA - Nov 30, 2012
2 bonus episodes done as a part of the 100th Anniversary campaign video collaboration with Universal Studios. Episode 1 features E.T. and episode 2 features Jaws.
Special - Jun 25, 2013
Specials included on the DVD release of Peeping Life: The Perfect Explosion that focus on Otaku-kun talking about "Celebrating Universal's 100th Anniversary", Otaku-kun talking about "50 Years of Tatsunoku Productions", and Otaku-kun interacting with a kigurumi in "Madeleine and the Pocket Tissues" that's reminiscent of the PreCure kigurumi performers.
Special - Oct 18, 2012
Peeping Life collaboration with Kaijuu Sakaba, a real tavern where kaijuu costumes from the Ultraman franchise are on display. Events are held where people can dine with the actors dressed in the kaijuu costumes. This Peeping Life collaboration was in honor of Kaijuu Sakaba's grand re-opening in Kawasaki and opening of a second tavern in Osaka and focuses on the kaijuu's daily lives outside of fighting Ultraman.
OVA - Jul 10, 2015
Collaboration of Peeping Life and PS3. A DVD containing 6 PS3 related Peeping Life episodes was given out at the 2010 Tokyo Game show.
OVA - Sep 26, 2010
Peeping Life collaboration with Takemoto Denki, an electronics company. The short focuses on a career fair booth between the attendant and job hunting student.
ONA - Nov 16, 2014
Zundamaru is back... For now! Even without missions, we elite ninjas face grave dangers every day! (Anime Bancho)
ONA - Feb 13, 2014
In honor of Peeping Life's broadcast on TV Asahi, a special episode was made featuring Otaku-kun and a female announcer from the TV station.
Special - Aug 19, 2011
SAT (Union Forest Company's Security division) and Peeping Life collaboration.
ONA - Sep 30, 2015
In honor of Peeping Life's broadcast on Kids Station, three CMs were made for the TV channel.
Special - Jul 6, 2011
Specials included on Peeping Life: The Perfect Extension OVA, these were not considered a part of the normal episode count of the OVA. Both episodes follow Otaku-kun as he reviews Hoshi wo Ou Kodomo and Planzet.
Special - Sep 23, 2011
In the corner of the universe, there was a small planet where creatures called men flourished. Doomsday finally looms near to this planet where destruction and creation have occurred repeatedly. The great king of terror appears from the sky and the mankind faces the end. "Encounters with that kind" is Director Yutaro Sawada's original stop motion animation. (Source: Anime Bancho)
ONA - May 13, 2013