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List of the Best Anime Movies

Updated on October 4, 2014

The Best of Japanese Anime

This list will hopefully help you find some good anime movies to watch. Don't agree with the rankings? Feel free to leave a comment at the bottom of this page, and tell everyone what you think is the best anime film ever!

Just like with regular movies, not all of them are great. However, there are some truly breathtaking anime films translated to English that will leave you amazed and wanting more. If you've never watched one before you'll surely enjoy the complex plots, interesting characters, and the unique art style of Japanese animation.

Best Anime Movie List

1. Spirited Away

One of the best anime movies ever, Spirited Away tells the story of a 10 year old girl Chihiro who gets transported into a magical world of mythical Japanese gods, monsters and spirits. There she has to work to feed herself and survive, as well as try to save her parents who had been turned into pigs. This masterpiece by Hayao Miyazaki received Oscar and Academy awards.

2. Howl's Moving Castle

This is one of the best anime films by Hayao Miyazaki, telling the story of a powerful wizard named Howl, and a young girl Sophie who gets turned into an old woman by an evil witch, and seeks refuge in Howl's castle. The movie is based on a novel written by Diana Wynne Jones. Unlike most other Miyazaki's films, this one features adult protagonists.

3. Princess Mononoke

This is a great fantasy anime film set in a version of medieval Japan. It depicts a struggle of mythical forest spirits and humans who recklessly consume resources. A young man Ashitaka is injured and cursed in a battle with a giant boar demon. He sets out to find help far to the west, where the demon came from. Eventually he reaches Iron Town, where humans' reckless expansion and cruelty are driving forest spirits insane and turning them into demons.

4. 5 Centimeters Per Second

This drama / romance anime film is divided into 3 episodes and is centered around a relationship between Takaki Tono and Akari Shinohara. It shows them as kids, teenagers, and finally adults. Takagi is deeply in love with Akari, but her family moves away and they drift apart, despite still longing for each other. It's a very emotional, beautiful and sad movie.

5. Kiki's Delivery Service

Kiki is a young witch living in a small village with her family. As traditions dictate, she has to leave and live alone for a year when she reaches the age of 13. Kiki takes off and settles on a big city near the sea; she encounters many hardships, and decides to starts a delivery service to support herself.

6. My Neighbor Totoro

A great adventure / fantasy / comedy anime movie for children, My Neighbor Totoro follows two young daughters of a professor - Satsuki and Mei - and their adventures with wood spirits in peaceful rural Japan. The most powerful of them is Totoro, the keeper of the forest who befriends the kids.

7. Grave of the Fireflies

When talking about the top anime films, you can't forget Grave of the Fireflies. It's an emotional, depressing and deeply disturbing movie depicting the struggle of a teenage boy and his little sister to survive, having lost their mother in a Tokyo bombing during the World War II and no one to take care of them.

8. The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

This is a sci-fi / romance anime movie about a high school girl Makoto Konno who discovers her power to go back in time after unwittingly using it to avoid a fatal accident. Makoto decides to use her newfound powers to pass every test and fix any embarrassing situation that occurs in the past. However, she soon finds out that her time leaps can have unexpected and dire consequences to people around her.

9. Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind

This is yet another of the best anime films by Hayao Miyazaki. It tells the story of Nausica - a young, charismatic princess of the Valley of the Wind. The anime is set in a post-apocalyptic world, with human civilization and a large part of Earth's ecosystem destroyed in a cataclysm that happened 1,000 years before the events of the film. Nausica has to deal with the ambitions of nearby settlements and intelligent insects living in the Toxic Jungle.

10. Ghost in the Shell

This sci-fi anime movie takes place in the future, where the whole world is connected by a global electronic network. A cyborg police officer Motoko Kusanagi is trying to catch a mysterious hacker known as the Puppet Master, who is implanting fake memories into his victims' minds.28 points

11. Akira

Akira is a cult classic sci-fi anime movie released back in 1988. It is set in a futuristic city of Neo-Tokyo in year 2019. A young boy named Tetsuo is found to possess special mental powers capable of mass destruction. The government takes him in for questioning, but Tetsuo escapes and goes on a violent rampage. Soldiers and other Espers try to fight him using everything they got.

12. Ponyo

Initially titled in English as Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea, this is yet another Studio Ghibli work. It's a story about a goldfish named Ponyo who becomes friends with a 5 year old boy Sousuke and wants to become a human herself.

13. One Piece: Strong World

20 years after his escape from Impel Down, the legendary pirate Shiki "the Golden Lion" reappears, causing massive upheaval. During his long seclusion, he was able to come up with a scheme to bring the World Government to its knees. On his way to execute the plan, Shiki crosses paths with the Straw Hat Pirates and becomes so impressed with Nami's knowledge of meteorology that he abducts her for his crew...

14. Paprika

This is an usual sci-fi anime film based on Yasutaka Tsutsui's novel. In the near future, a revolutionary technology allows people to view and even enter each other's dreams. The technology gets stolen, and events spiral out of control as even reality and dreams start to merge. It's up to doctor Atsuko Chiba and her red-haired dream alter-ego, Paprika, to save the day.

15. Summer Wars

Summer Wars is a fun and light-hearted movie set in the modern day. A math nerd Kenji is offered an easy summer job by Natsuki - an older girl from his school. All he's supposed to do is accompany Natsuki to her grandmother's birthday party. But dealing with Natsuki's inquisitive relatives soon becomes the least of his worries when a rogue AI gains control of OZ - a social network that millions of businesses and people use - and starts wreaking havoc.

16. Cowboy Bebop - The Movie

Cowboy Bebop the Movie: Knockin' on Heaven's Door is a sci-fi anime film adapted from the TV series of the same name. It follows adventures of a bounty hunter crew of the spaceship Bebop in year 2071. Spike and his team are about to go on their biggest hunt ever: their target is Vincent Volaju, a man with no past responsible for releasing a deadly virus in Mars.

17. The Secret World of Arrietty

Alternatively known as "The Borrower Arrietty", or "Karigurashi no Arrietty" in Japanese, this anime film from Studio Ghibli and tells the story of tiny people who live under the floor of human households and call themselves "Borrowers". Based on fantasy novel "The Borrowers" by Mary Norton.16 points

18. The Cat Returns (Neko no Ongaeshi)

Haru, a quiet and shy high school girl, has an ability to talk to cats. One day, she saves an odd-eyed cat from being hit by a truck. The cat turns out to be Lune, Prince of the Cat Kingdom. As thanks, Haru is offered the Prince's hand in marriage, and her ambiguous reply is taken as a yes. Her only hope of freedom is discovering her true self.

19. Vampire Hunter D

Adapted from a series of novels, this stylish sci-fi / romance / action anime movie, Vampire Hunter D is set in a post-apocalyptic world in the year 12,090 A.D. where a vampires and werewolves terrorize human peasants.

20. Sword of the Stranger

A top rated 2007 Japanese anime feature film directed by Masahiro Ando and produced by Bones studio. It tells the story of a samurai with no name (Nanashi) who agrees to accompany a young orphan and his dog to a remote Buddhist temple. The orphan, Kotaro, is hunted by the Ming from China.

21. Perfect Blue

This top anime film is a psychological thriller about Mima Kirigoe, a member of a Japanese pop-idol group who decides to change her career and become an actress. However, not all of her fans are happy with that - a stalker calling himself Me-Mania least of them.

22. The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya

An anime movie based on the 4th Haruhi Suzumiya novel. On December 18, Kyon finds that several members SOS Brigade have disappeared from the world, and others do not recall ever meeting him. In addition, all of them have become regular people. Eventually, Kyon receives a message from Yuki's alien counterpart asking him to gather keys for a program that will return him to his own reality...

23. Bleach: Fade to Black, I Call Your Name

Based on the popular Bleach anime series. In Soul Society, Mayuri Kurotsuchi is attacked in his laboratory by a pair of mysterious siblings wielding a scythe that erases his memories. In a frightened panic, Kurotsuchi damages a machine which causes a massive reiatsu explosion, creating a giant river of rampaging serpents, killing and freezing many Soul Reapers. Ichigo comes to Rukia's aid, but no one in Soul Society seems to remember him...

24. My Last Day

Short animted story of a thief's last day on earth and first day as an immortal. Aka the Jesus anime film.

25. Laputa: Castle in the Sky

A sci-fi anime film by by Miyazaki, and the first film released by Studio Ghibli. Castle in the Sky follows the story of Sheeta and Pazu, a young boy and girl who search for the last floating city called Laputa. They are chased by pirates and government agents who want to acquire Laputa's treasuers.

26. Whisper of the Heart

A Hayao Miyazaki movie from 1995. A teenage girl named Shizuku notices that another boy named Seiji Amasawa has been checking out the books she wants before her. She soon meets the boy who seems very disrespectful at first, but comes to like him. They grow closer and become friends and a couple.

27. Millennium Actress

Charming story of an actress giving an interview, in which her films become intermingled with reality. Directed by Satoshi Kon and animated by Studio Madhouse.

28. Tokyo Godfathers

Heartwarming story of three misfit homeless people who find a baby during Christmas, and set out to find his parents.

29. Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann: Guren-hen & Lagann-hen

This crazy and full of wild action anime movie is adapted from the epic 26 episode series with a few slight changes and an extended ending. In the TTGL universe, humans live underground, oppressed by beastmen who roam the surface in their battle mechas called ganmen. That is, until a charismatic man named Kamina appears who starts a full-out human rebellion and starts fighting in a captured ganmen himself. Warning: most badass action anime film you'll ever watch!

30. Afro Samurai: Resurrection

Afro is trying to live an ordinary life and refuses any challenge for his #1 headband. One stormy night he gets attacked by Jinno and a mysterious woman named Sio. They defeat him and take his headband as well as his father's remains. Afro has no choice but to take up his sword again, and cut through the enemies. This epic samurai anime movie has won a Primetime Emmy award.

31. Sky Blue

Korean science fiction story about a world without blue sky, and the conflict between the privileged citizens of an enclosed city Ecoban, and the outcasts they exploit.

32. Porco Rosso

Porco Rosso is the sixth anime film directed by Hayao Miyazaki, produced by Studio Ghibli and released in 1992, of an Italian World War I fighter ace, now living as a freelance bounty hunter chasing "air pirates" in the Adriatic Sea. The man has been cursed and transformed into a pig. Once called Marco Pagot, he is now known to the world as "Porco Rosso", Italian for "Red Pig."

33. Ninja Scroll

A 1993 action anime film that follows Jubei Kibagami, a bounty hunter ninja, who battles demonic enemies in feudal Japan. This movie contains graphic violence and nudity, and is rated NC-17 in the US.

34. Metropolis

A 2001 anime movie about a futuristic city inhabited by humans and robots. Robots are hated and blamed for lack of jobs and poverty which is abundant in the city. The ruler of Metropolis constructs a massive skyscraper called Ziggurat in order to gain power over the entire planet, but his plans are disrupted by a robot.

35. Appleseed

It is the 22nd century, and the Earth is devastated by the Third World War. Deunan Knute is a skilled female soldier, and one of the last war survivors. During a battle she is rescued by a Second Generation Bioroid, Hitomi, and gets taken to a utopian city of Olympus which population is half-human and half-Bioroid (genetically engineered species).

36. Redline

A movie with fantastic animation, Redline is about the biggest and most deadly racing tournament in the universe. Only held once every five years, everyone wants to stake their claim to fame - including JP, a reckless dare-devil driver with his ultra-customized car. All the while, organized crime and militaristic governments want to leverage the race to their own ends.

37. Fate/stay night: Unlimited Blade Works

Unlimited Blade Works is an anime movie adapted from the UBW route in the Fate/stay night visual novel game. It follows Shirou Emiya, an amateur magus who gets drawn into the war for obtaining the Holy Grail. 7 Masters and 7 Servants are participating, and Shirou becomes one of the Masters when he unwittingly summons his Servant, Saber.

38. Rebuild of Evangelion

A remake of the original cult-classic Neon Genesis Evangelion anime series. Consists of Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone, Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance, Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo, and Evangelion: Final.

39. Bungaku Shoujo (Book Girl)

Touko Amano is a Literature Girl: someone who literally eats fiction for snacks. This movie explores her relationship with a young author Konoha Inoue, who stopped writing after his manipulative childhood friend tried to commit suicide.

40. Pom Poko

A community of magical shapeshifting raccoons (tanuki) desperately struggle to prevent their forest home from being destroyed by urban development.

41. Escaflowne

A retelling of the Vision of Escaflowne anime series, this fantasy movie follows a high school girl Hitomi Kanzaki who gets transported into a different world, Gaea. There she gets involved in the war between Zaibach Empire and other countries.

42. Kara no Kyoukai: The Garden of Sinners

A series of seven movies about the exploits of Shiki Ryougi, a young woman possessing "Mystic Eyes of Death Perception" (the movies can be considered stand-alone but you'll need to watch all of them to get the whole story). Notable for high animation quality and intriguing, if rather unnecessarily complicated, plot. The pretty soundtrack by Yuki Kajiura is icing on the cake.

43. Summer Days With Coo

A 2007 Japanese animated film about a Kappa named Coo, who gets stuck and dried out in a block of mud only to be revived hundreds of years later by a young boy named Koichi with whom Coo forms a deep friendship... Wackiness ensues.

44. Origin: Spirits of the Past

Genetical experimenting on plants goes awry as they gain a form of consciousness and obliterate the human civilization. The few remaining humans struggle to survive in this post-apocalyptic world under an uneasy peace with the Forest. One day, a boy named Agito stumbles upon a stasis pod and awakens a girl who had been sleeping there for the past 300 years.

45. Piano no Mori

Amamiya Shu is a young and talented piano player who transfers to a countryside school with high hopes. However, he is bullied by some of his classmates, who dare him to play a cursed piano in the forest.

46. Rurouni Kenshin: Trust and Betrayal

A prequel to the Rurouni Kenshin anime series, this movie follows titular character Kenshin Himura as he works as an assassin during the Meiji Restoration. Once Kenshin becomes involved in a tragic romance with a recently widowed woman he gradually becomes more empathetic. Eventually, we see Kenshin transform from the most formidable of the imperial assassin's into the man we know at the beginning of the anime series by the same name - a wandering samurai whose sworn to never kill again.0 points

47. Wolf Children

A beautiful and touching story of two siblings who are half-wolf and half-man, possessing both forms and able to switch between them.

48. Patema Inverted (Sakasama no Patema)

A wondrous anime film following the story of two young people, Eiji and Patema, who are from different worlds where even the gravity works in the opposite way. Eiji lives in an autocratic world where the laws of physics are like our own. Patema is from a free society living underground, because she and her people are repulsed by the gravity away from Earth and towards the sky.

About the Ranking

The list above contains some of the best anime movies submitted and voted on by the visitors of this page. The top ones received hundreds of votes. Regrettably, after the move to HubPages the voting functionality is no longer available, so what you see is only a static snapshot. However, it might still come in handy if you're looking for something good to watch.

Best Anime Movies on Amazon

A small selection of top anime films that are translated into English.

Howl's Moving Castle

Howl's Moving Castle
Howl's Moving Castle

This is my personal favorite of Hayao Miyazaki's films because it involves grown up characters instead of kids, like his movies usually do. Howl is a powerful wizard and Sophie is a simple girl who is trying to undo a curse an evil witch put on her, and wanders into How's moving castle. It's a story of magic, battle and above all, love.

 

Spirited Away

Spirited Away
Spirited Away

A true masterpiece of an animated movie, Spirited Away was the first anime film to win an Academy Award. It's a magical story following the adventures of a 10 year old girl Chihiro who gets "spirited away" into a world of mythical Japanese gods and monsters.

 

The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

Makoto Konno is an ordinary high school girl. One day she nearly dies in a bike accident, but survives by jumping back in time. With her newfound ability she decides to fix all the bad things that happened to her in the past. However, she finds out that every leap can cause unexpected and adverse consequences for people she cares about.

 

Grave of the Fireflies

Grave of the Fireflies
Grave of the Fireflies

This is a tragic, haunting and powerfully emotional film. It tells the story of two siblings: teenager Seita and his little sister Setsuko, who lost their mother in Tokyo bombings at the end of WWII. There's no one to look after them, and Seita has to steal if they want to survive.

 

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      Emilea Andrews 7 weeks ago from UK

      another great list! i've watched like 60% of these movies and i cant get enough!

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      sparksfiend 23 months ago

      End of Evangelion is also a very a good movie. If you've seen it, let me know what you think.

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      Gewlface 2 years ago

      I'm surprised the Evangelion movies are so far down. They are my ultimate favorites. And what about Hotarubi no Mori e? That's a popular short film that literally made me cry. It should have been on here.

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      Tapzzico 2 years ago

      Where is "Garden of Words" ??

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      Rob 2 years ago

      Patema Inverted should be in top 10 :x this anime movie is heart touching and has very unexpected moments and the song at the end broke my heart

      to million little pieces.

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      londonclearance 3 years ago

      Transformer is also good.

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      drweenies 3 years ago

      trigun?

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      yvonne963 3 years ago

      I'm going to watch Grave of the Fireflies!

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      r0ckallan 3 years ago

      all movies are fun too watch thnx

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      19jsanders 4 years ago

      Devilman

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      Guy1982 4 years ago

      Wow great collection! I love anime!

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      eroosterR 4 years ago

      @Angelina_Michealis: if it wasnt for the description of the movie i would have no clue why she was turned old by the witch of the waste

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      kaseyrivenburgh 4 years ago

      Wow !!!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      can grave of the fireflyes be a little bit more deppressing i literally cried during the entire movie.

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      marvmac 4 years ago

      I like all of these movies. But, I wish you had put Cat Soup.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I surprised I did not see any Berserk movies on the list.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Come on people, be serious. Akira is #13 and Sprited Away is #1. Oh, no way.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Wolf Children and Poppy Hill need to be on here such good movies ahhhh but otherwise good list I just saw Tokyo Godfathers and loved it~ but Grave of the Fireflies and The Girl Who Kept Through Time were way too depressing for me ;n;

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      How about the original Samurai X OVA's...Trust and Betrayal. Loved them!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      @anonymous: you mean king of thorn?

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      @anonymous: No madeline its a wonderful movie. Your the one who sucked!

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      ShawnFitnessReview 4 years ago

      hah, your anime movies is very good !!!!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      What about Children Who Chase Lost Voices? I've seen it three times, and it's better every time.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Yeah miyazaki works are all great and studio ghibli.. but no one here recommends 5 cm per second! Well I dont recommend it either.. cause it will break your heart..

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      @movies2k: Cartoons are shitty art done by pot heads and drug addicts that couldn't land a real job. Anime is the best artists creating a true story with no bullshit

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      @iepurashul: Film z watch it b___

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      onepieceiszebest 4 years ago

      Can someone add ONE PIECE FILM Z PLEASE?

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      iepurashul 4 years ago

      I'd go for One Piece: Strong World as the best one. Eiichiro Oda does a very good job in this anime.

      Anita tvlive32

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      Neliel1121 4 years ago

      All the Bleach movies are great.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      @anonymous: It's number 31

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      @anonymous: The secret world of arrietty is on that list genius

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      Sayimasu 4 years ago

      I'm sorry but Sword of the Stranger is pretty much the best thing ever.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      @plasterbrain: I would.

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      Angelina_Michealis 4 years ago

      Howl's Moving Castle is a really great movie! That' sone of my Favs.

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      kcsantos 4 years ago

      Miyazaki is the master! Anyway, will watch Perfect Blue later. Thanks for the list!

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Epic English Hentai Manga www.primehentai.com

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      berserk should be #1

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      Why even make a list if its the same movies on everyone elses list? ok we get it, they are good movies but there are so many other ones people wanna hear about instead of the same ones over.

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      I would have included Digimon The Movie

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      anonymous 4 years ago

      If you ever get a chance, look up the movie "Green Legend Ran". It was one of my favorites growing up, but it's been a while since I've seen it.

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      bleu-vert 5 years ago

      huh, I am lucky your poll is not about pick your favorite out of them. There are SO many works of art in your list, and Hayao Myiazaki is simply incredible.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      @RobbieM LM: I totally agree :)

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Ghost in the Shell is the best anime movie ever.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      @anonymous: well apparently there is a sequel to 5 centimetres per second. In case u want to look into it.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I've seen like 9 of the movies here and they were all amazing and interesting....the only problem is that it is sooo hard to find these movies subbed..I don't like dubbed(besides ponyo, spirited away, and howl's moving castle) because if it's not done right, their mouth keeps moving but the words stop....I like the original voices...it just sounds natural and I get more pulled into it...but I'm going to watch these movies :)

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      @brobi338: Naruto has worst movies I have ever seen. Actually I was surprised to see One Piece movie 10 there, but it's canon so people are bound to like it.

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      TwistedWiseman 5 years ago

      Akira, Princess Mononoke, My neighbor Totoro, good stuff :)

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      RobbieM LM 5 years ago

      Grave of the Fireflies needs to be higher. It is more emotionally draining than most live-action movies and takes a devastating toll on your soul and way of thinking

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I love every second of these movies T^T

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      ArifWidodo 5 years ago

      Summer Wars!!!!

      Yeahhhhhh!!!!

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      CalobrenaOmai 5 years ago

      I've seen majority of the movies that are on this list; none of the ones I've seen disappointed me, very please. I'm surprised R.O.D isn't on the list; that's an amazing movie as well.

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      russianandeuro 5 years ago

      I've seen Spirited Away and I can say that it is nicely done.

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      plasterbrain 5 years ago

      I heard Perfect Blue was good; would anyone recommend it?

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      kylie123101 5 years ago

      who ever made air master rocks i love it

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      kylie123101 5 years ago

      anime is nice plus the air master movie rocks

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Castle in the sky is a good one! but i really liked princess mononoke! :)

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      kinsy25 5 years ago

      Love the girl who leapt through time and Spirited away, but Evangelion 2.0 definately gets my vote!

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      carny 5 years ago

      @movies2k: Yes, cartoons from Japan basically.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      What about 8 Man!?

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      @anonymous: No one asked your opinion, dude. you wanna make your own list? DO IT. I'm sure it will be different than this one, and someone will post on your list and say "this list sucks more than i can take" or some dumb shit like that. I think it's a pretty damn good list. And no one is going to ask you to post your top 100. You think your "top 100" is so special? then post it and stop complaining.

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      movies2k 5 years ago

      Anime movies I don't understand what they are. Someone draw them? You mean to say they are cartoons right? Is it the same thing as cartoons?

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      Onemargaret LM 5 years ago

      Anything by Hayao Miyazaki is wonderful!

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      Onemargaret LM 5 years ago

      I agree totally! "Spririted Away" is the best. My daughter made me watch it when it first came out and I still love it!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      @anonymous: soo true

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      cherak9 5 years ago

      The Cat Returns should be higher!!

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      kindoak 5 years ago

      Nice list! I have seen 4 of them, many I didn't know about.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      one of the best anime movies ive ever seen is Mardock Scramble: The first compression! very rude though!!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      @anonymous: I am preeeeeeetty sure that Eden of the East movie is just a sequel of the TV series. And made after the series was aired.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      omg i love howls moving castle is so cute

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      giftedwizard 5 years ago

      check out my squidoo and i tell you a little secert

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      yeahhh!! Howl's moving castle and spirited away is the best...

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      In my opinion Howl's moving castle SUCKED!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      No King of Thon? No Eden of the East movie that spawned the TV series? No Final Fantasy VII; Spirits within or FFVII: Advent Children? No Secret World of Arriertty. This list sucks more than I can take. You should ask me to post my top 100.

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      christina-watson-73 5 years ago

      Hayao Miyazaki is the best

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      Margaret Schindel 5 years ago from Massachusetts

      I'm a HUGE Miyazaki fan!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      The Iron Giant

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      FallenAngel 483 5 years ago

      Akira is my favourite but there are some here I haven't seen yet.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Im sorry but 5 cent. per seconds was the worst movie i ever saw. I was dissapointed. I just expected more from it

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Vexille: 2077 Isolation of Japan. My pic to at least be on the list. I would recommend this movie to anyone. Visually impressive and intriguing.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Ninja Scroll should be a lot higher IMO.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Why is Return of the Cat higher than Whisper of the Heart? Whisper of the Heart is an amazing movie. Just because people aren't fighting 24-7 in it doesn't mean it's not good. It's poignant and beautiful.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Noooooo....where's Laputa: Castle in the sky???

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Love Princess Mononoke

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Summer Wars!

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      norman-harrison 5 years ago

      Have to agree with all the Miyazaki films being near the top. He's one of my favorite filmmakers.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Im sorry but this list is wack!! Vamp d should be 1st followed by princess mon!!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      Ouran Highschool Host club!!!!!!!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      @anonymous: I feel the same way. I was affected so much mostly because I also tend to second-guess myself and regret things. So I kept thinking how it could have ended happily if they made that extra step to keep in touch.

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      brobi338 5 years ago

      were is naruto!

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      MindPowerProofs1 5 years ago

      Nice :)

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      @anonymous: Wholeheartedly agree. Gut-wrenchingly painful. Might as well have stabbed my heart out and left it to bleed on the floor.

      I hate it so much because I love it. Gah.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      nice list... Howl's Moving Castle is my favorite... and i've watched everything on that list.. :)

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      no escaflowne??? i really like that movie a lot...plus i agree howls moving castle is very nice....unlimited bladework also great...just my opinion...hehe

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      spirited away and grave of fireflies... touching story of the 2 kids.. try to watch it guys..:)

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      DentalTourism 5 years ago

      Spirited Away definotely a classic.

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      @anonymous: Correct. OH MY GOSH !!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      add ninja scroll on top of list, and everything else is good, congrats very nice lens

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      5 Centimeters Per Second heart breaking that shit is so sad and for all i know the mode i as in made it worse it just to much for a person like me to handle

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      Nerdpress 5 years ago

      Nice list. I think i've seen all of the top 10 listed, as well as some of the others. BUT no End of Evangelion! *rage*

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      xhuizini 5 years ago

      i wish tales of the earthsea had been added but otherwise your list is definitely great. I agree with them all and I also have found other anime movies to watch-- I'm off to watch Paprika now

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