Top Anime Movies


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31. Origin: Spirits of the Past ( Gin-iro no kami no Agito )

Year of Release: 2006
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Anime/Drama
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Keiichi Sugiyama
Actors: Ryo Katsuji, Aoi Miyazaki, Yűko Kotegawa, Masaru Hamaguchi

32. Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro ( Rupan sansei: Kariosutoro no shiro )

Year of Release: 1979
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Anime/Adventure
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Hayao Miyazaki
Actors: Bob Bergen, Yasuo Yamada, Eiko Masuyama, Kiyoshi Kobayashi
Plot: A princess kept in the clutches of an evil count holds the key to finding a fabulous treasure. Master thief Lupin III and his gang hatch a plan to free the princess and get their hands on the riches.

33. Inuyasha the Movie 3: Swords of an Honorable Ruler ( Inuyasha - Tenka hadou no ken )

Year of Release: 2005
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Anime/Fantasy
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Toshiya Shinohara
Actors: Kappei Yamaguchi, Satsuki Yukino, K˘ji Tsujitani, Houko Kuwashima

34. Dragon Ball Z: Wrath of the Dragon ( Doragon b˘ru Z 13: Ryűken bakuhatsu!! Gokű ga yaraneba dare ga yaru )

Year of Release: 2006
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Anime/Action
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Mitsuo Hashimoto
Actors: Masako Nozawa, Takeshi Kusao, Mayumi Tanaka, Hiromi Tsuru
Plot: The Z warriors are surprised when a mysterious being named Hoy arrives with a portent of destruction by the great monster Hildegarn. He says the only way to stop it is to use the Dragon Balls to free an ancient warrior, Tapion, and stop the beast. But Hoy isn't all he appears to be - and soon the warriors come to know the true threat.

35. Inuyasha the Movie: Affections Touching Across Time ( Inuyasha - Jidai wo koeru omoi )

Year of Release: 2001
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Anime/Adventure
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Toshiya Shinohara
Actors: Kappei Yamaguchi, Satsuki Yukino, Kumiko Watanabe, K˘ji Tsujitani
Plot: 200 years ago, InuYasha's father sealed away a powerful demon from China named Hyoga. A Shikon Jewel shard awakens Hyoga's son, Menomaru, inspiring him to absorb the remains of his father's power to take control of the world. It's up to InuYasha and his friends to stop this nearly invincible foe!

36. The Animatrix

Year of Release: 2003
Overall Rating: 2.7 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Anime/Action
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Multiple
Actors: Akio ďtsuka, Clayton Watson, Olivia d'Abo, Kevin Michael Richardson
Plot: A collection of animated shorts that deals with some of the characters in The Matrix films as well as the history behind the fall of man and creation of The Matrix.

37. Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone ( Evangerion shin gekij˘ban: Jo )

Year of Release: 2008
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Anime/Sci-Fi
MPAA Rating: PG-13
Director: Masayuki, Kazuya Tsurumaki, Hideaki Anno
Actors: Megumi Ogata, Megumi Hayashibara, Kotono Mitsuishi, Yuriko Yamaguchi
Plot: The first in a line of four films that will re-imagine the Neon Genesis Evangelion TV series. You Are (Not) Alone cover approximately episode 1 - 6 dealing with Shinji Ikari coming to terms with being an EVA pilot and battling Angels, dealing with his estranged father Gendo, his new roommate Lt. Colonel Misato Katsuragi and the cool, distant pilot Rei Ayanami.

38. Bleach: Memories of Nobody

Year of Release: 2006
Overall Rating: 2.9 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Anime/Adventure
MPAA Rating: NR
Director: Noriyuki Abe
Actors: Masashi Ebara, Masakazu Morita, Chiwa Saito, Fumiko Orikasa
Plot: The appearance of numerous souls, called "Blanks" in Karakura town has Ichigo and Rukia scrambling for answers. They find it in a mysterious Shinigami named Senna, who holds the key to preventing the real world and Soul Society from merging.

39. Only Yesterday ( Omohide poro poro )

Year of Release: 1991
Overall Rating: 3.0 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Anime/Drama
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Isao Takahata
Actors: Miki Imai, Toshir˘ Yanagiba, Youko Honna, Mayumi Iizuka
Plot: An office-worker quits her job and moves to the countryside, where she finds a new life and inspiring romance in the provinces.

40. Wolf Children ( Okami kodomo no ame to yuki )

Year of Release: 2013
Overall Rating: 3.2 out of 4 stars
Language: Japanese
Genre: Anime/Drama
MPAA Rating: PG
Director: Mamoru Hosoda
Actors: Kumiko As˘, Colleen Clinkenbeard, Megumi Hayashibara, Takuma Hiraoka
Plot: The story of student who fell in love with a young man who had a secret - he was actually a wolf - and when fate suddenly takes him away, she is forced to raise their children alone. Because of their unique nature, she faces many trials, but the love is always there, even when the children older and wandering farther away.

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