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The Promised Neverland

Action & Adventure Animation Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

The Promised Neverland

Action & Adventure Animation Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

  • The Promised Neverland
  • 9,0/10

2 seasons, 23 episodes

The one adored as the mother is not the real parent. The people living here together are not actual siblings. The Gracefield House is where orphaned children live. An irreplaceable home where 38 siblings and Mom live happy lives, even with no blood relations. However, their everyday life suddenly came to an abrupt end one day...

The Promised Neverland

Action & Adventure Animation Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

The Promised Neverland

Action & Adventure Animation Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

  • The Promised Neverland
  • 9,0/10

2 seasons, 23 episodes

The one adored as the mother is not the real parent. The people living here together are not actual siblings. The Gracefield House is where orphaned children live. An irreplaceable home where 38 siblings and Mom live happy lives, even with no blood relations. However, their everyday life suddenly came to an abrupt end one day...

How to Keep a Mummy

Animation Comedy Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2018

How to Keep a Mummy

Animation Comedy Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2018

  • How to Keep a Mummy
  • 8,9/10

1 season, 12 episodes

Kashiwagi Sora is living a normal high school student life, when his "adventurer" father sends him a mummy from his travels in Egypt! Sora balks at the letter from his crazy dad ("I found a cool mummy, so I decided to leave it with you, son!") at first, but the mummy that emerges from inside the huge coffin is a mere 12 centimeters tall--small enough to fit in the palm of his hand... Not only that, it's shy, a crybaby, and most of all, heckin' cute. And so, Sora and ends up keeping the mummy, naming his new little buddy "Mii-kun." But living with a mummy might be easier said than done...!

Kimi ni Todoke: From Me to You

Animation Comedy Drama Japan 2009

Kimi ni Todoke: From Me to You

Animation Comedy Drama Japan 2009

  • Kimi ni Todoke: From Me to You
  • 8,9/10

2 seasons, 37 episodes

Kuronuma Sawako is completely misunderstood by her classmates. Her timid and sweet demeanor is often mistaken for malicious behavior. This is due to her resemblance to the ghost girl from "The Ring," which has led her peers to give her the nickname Sadako. Longing to make friends and live a normal life, she is naturally drawn to Kazehaya Shouta, the most popular guy in class, whose "100% refreshing" personality earns him great admiration from Sawako. So when Kazehaya starts talking to her, maybe there is hope for the friendships Sawako has always longed for. Maybe... there is even a little hope for some romance in her future.

Fighting Spirit

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Drama Japan 2000

Fighting Spirit

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Drama Japan 2000

  • Fighting Spirit
  • 8,8/10

3 seasons, 126 episodes

Ippo, the son of a fishing boat tour owner, takes up boxing to increase his confidence. Through intense training and willpower Ippo claims the Japanese featherweight title.

Dr. Stone

Action & Adventure Animation Japan 2019

Dr. Stone

Action & Adventure Animation Japan 2019

  • Dr. Stone
  • 8,8/10

3 seasons, 35 episodes

One fateful day, all of humanity was petrified by a blinding flash of light. After several millennia, high schooler Taiju awakens and finds himself lost in a world of statues. However, he's not alone! His science-loving friend Senku's been up and running for a few months and he's got a grand plan in mind, to kickstart civilization with the power of science!

Levius

Action & Adventure Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

Levius

Action & Adventure Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

  • Levius
  • 8,8/10

1 season, 12 episodes

With the casualties of war still haunting him, young Levius uses his prosthetic arm to take his fight into the brutal world of Mecha Boxing.

Boys Over Flowers

Comedy Drama Japan 2005

Boys Over Flowers

Comedy Drama Japan 2005

  • Boys Over Flowers
  • 8,8/10

2 seasons, 20 episodes

Hana Yori Dango is a Japanese television drama series, broadcast on TBS in 2005. It is based on Japanese shōjo manga series, Boys Over Flowers, written by Yoko Kamio. The series is the third television adaptation of the manga following Meteor Garden and its sequel Meteor Garden II in Taiwan. It also resulted in a sequel Hana Yori Dango Returns and a movie adaptation Hana Yori Dango Final. It was one of the most popular dramas of the year and won many major awards.

Fighting Spirit

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Drama Japan 2000

Fighting Spirit

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Drama Japan 2000

  • Fighting Spirit
  • 8,8/10

3 seasons, 126 episodes

Ippo, the son of a fishing boat tour owner, takes up boxing to increase his confidence. Through intense training and willpower Ippo claims the Japanese featherweight title.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Action & Adventure Animation Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Action & Adventure Animation Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
  • 8,7/10

3 seasons, 45 episodes

It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon herself. Though devastated by this grim reality, Tanjiro resolves to become a “demon slayer” so that he can turn his sister back into a human, and kill the demon that massacred his family.

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Levius

Action & Adventure Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

Levius

Action & Adventure Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

  • Levius
  • 8,8/10

1 season, 12 episodes

With the casualties of war still haunting him, young Levius uses his prosthetic arm to take his fight into the brutal world of Mecha Boxing.

Beastars

Animation Drama Japan 2019

Beastars

Animation Drama Japan 2019

  • Beastars
  • 8,7/10

2 seasons, 24 episodes

In a world populated by anthropomorphic animals, herbivores and carnivores coexist with each other. For the adolescences of Cherryton Academy, school life is filled with hope, romance, distrust, and uneasiness. The main character is Legoshi the wolf, a member of the drama club. Despite his menacing appearance, he has a very gentle heart. Throughout most of his life, he has always been an object of fear and hatred by other animals, and he's been quite accustomed to that lifestyle. But soon, he finds himself becoming more involved with his fellow classmates who have their own share of insecurities and finds his life in school changing slowly.

Beastars

Animation Drama Japan 2019

Beastars

Animation Drama Japan 2019

  • Beastars
  • 8,7/10

2 seasons, 24 episodes

In a world populated by anthropomorphic animals, herbivores and carnivores coexist with each other. For the adolescences of Cherryton Academy, school life is filled with hope, romance, distrust, and uneasiness. The main character is Legoshi the wolf, a member of the drama club. Despite his menacing appearance, he has a very gentle heart. Throughout most of his life, he has always been an object of fear and hatred by other animals, and he's been quite accustomed to that lifestyle. But soon, he finds himself becoming more involved with his fellow classmates who have their own share of insecurities and finds his life in school changing slowly.

Beastars

Animation Drama Japan 2019

Beastars

Animation Drama Japan 2019

  • Beastars
  • 8,7/10

2 seasons, 24 episodes

In a world populated by anthropomorphic animals, herbivores and carnivores coexist with each other. For the adolescences of Cherryton Academy, school life is filled with hope, romance, distrust, and uneasiness. The main character is Legoshi the wolf, a member of the drama club. Despite his menacing appearance, he has a very gentle heart. Throughout most of his life, he has always been an object of fear and hatred by other animals, and he's been quite accustomed to that lifestyle. But soon, he finds himself becoming more involved with his fellow classmates who have their own share of insecurities and finds his life in school changing slowly.

The Seven Deadly Sins

Action & Adventure Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2014

The Seven Deadly Sins

Action & Adventure Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2014

  • The Seven Deadly Sins
  • 8,6/10

4 seasons, 96 episodes

The “Seven Deadly Sins”—a group of evil knights who conspired to overthrow the kingdom of Britannia—were said to have been eradicated by the Holy Knights, although some claim that they still live. Ten years later, the Holy Knights have staged a Coup d'état and assassinated the king, becoming the new, tyrannical rulers of the kingdom. Elizabeth, the king's only daughter, sets out on a journey to find the “Seven Deadly Sins,” and to enlist their help in taking back the kingdom.

Himouto! Umaru-chan

Animation Comedy Japan 2015

Himouto! Umaru-chan

Animation Comedy Japan 2015

  • Himouto! Umaru-chan
  • 8,4/10

2 seasons, 24 episodes

People are not always who they appear to be, as is the case with Umaru Doma, the perfect high school girl—that is, until she gets home! Once the front door closes, the real fun begins. When she dons her hamster hoodie, she transforms from a refined, over-achieving student into a lazy, junk food-eating otaku, leaving all the housework to her responsible older brother Taihei. Whether she's hanging out with her friends Nana Ebina and Kirie Motoba, or competing with her self-proclaimed "rival" Sylphinford Tachibana, Umaru knows how to kick back and have some fun! Himouto! Umaru-chan is a cute story that follows the daily adventures of Umaru and Taihei, as they take care of—and put up with—each other the best they can, as well as the unbreakable bonds between friends and siblings.

2 seasons, 20 episodes

In a restaurant opening from midnight to 7AM, there is no menu but the chef cooks anything the customer wants. Each episode is about a different customer.

Attack on Titan

Action & Adventure Animation Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy War & Politics Japan 2013

Attack on Titan

Action & Adventure Animation Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy War & Politics Japan 2013

  • Attack on Titan
  • 8,2/10

4 seasons, 76 episodes

Several hundred years ago, humans were nearly exterminated by Titans. Titans are typically several stories tall, seem to have no intelligence, devour human beings and, worst of all, seem to do it for the pleasure rather than as a food source. A small percentage of humanity survived by walling themselves in a city protected by extremely high walls, even taller than the biggest Titans. Flash forward to the present and the city has not seen a Titan in over 100 years. Teenage boy Eren and his foster sister Mikasa witness something horrific as the city walls are destroyed by a Colossal Titan that appears out of thin air. As the smaller Titans flood the city, the two kids watch in horror as their mother is eaten alive. Eren vows that he will murder every single Titan and take revenge for all of mankind.

Dorohedoro

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2020

Dorohedoro

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2020

1 season, 12 episodes

The story revolves around Kaiman, who does not remember who he was before he was transfigured by a Magic user. This transformation left him with a reptile's head, and a desire to find out the truth about who he really is. Accompanied by Nikaido, his female companion, he tracks down Magic Users in "The Hole" and unceremoniously chomps down on their head, hoping to find out who it was that put him in this state. One by one, they witness this "second man" inside the head of Kaiman, and after pulling them back out of his mouth he asks them all a question... "What did the guy inside my head say?"

Samurai Gourmet

Comedy Japan 2017

Samurai Gourmet

Comedy Japan 2017

  • Samurai Gourmet
  • 8,0/10

1 season, 12 episodes

Recent retiree Takeshi rediscovers his passion for food and life by getting in touch with his inner warrior and eating what he truly desires.

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Welcome to Demon-School, Iruma-kun

Animation Comedy Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

Welcome to Demon-School, Iruma-kun

Animation Comedy Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

2 seasons, 44 episodes

Suzuki Iruma, human, 14, one day finds himself taken against his will into the world of demons. To add to his predicament, his doting owner and self-appointed "Grandpa" is the chair-demon at his new school. In order to survive, Iruma must deal with a haughty student who challenges him to a duel, a girl with adjustment issues, and so many more scary beings! Can this ultimate pacifist dodge the slings and arrows that are flung his way? As he struggles frantically, Iruma's innate kindness begins to win over enemies.

Welcome to Demon-School, Iruma-kun

Animation Comedy Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

Welcome to Demon-School, Iruma-kun

Animation Comedy Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

2 seasons, 44 episodes

Suzuki Iruma, human, 14, one day finds himself taken against his will into the world of demons. To add to his predicament, his doting owner and self-appointed "Grandpa" is the chair-demon at his new school. In order to survive, Iruma must deal with a haughty student who challenges him to a duel, a girl with adjustment issues, and so many more scary beings! Can this ultimate pacifist dodge the slings and arrows that are flung his way? As he struggles frantically, Iruma's innate kindness begins to win over enemies.

The Promised Neverland

Action & Adventure Animation Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

The Promised Neverland

Action & Adventure Animation Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

  • The Promised Neverland
  • 9,0/10

2 seasons, 23 episodes

The one adored as the mother is not the real parent. The people living here together are not actual siblings. The Gracefield House is where orphaned children live. An irreplaceable home where 38 siblings and Mom live happy lives, even with no blood relations. However, their everyday life suddenly came to an abrupt end one day...

The Promised Neverland

Action & Adventure Animation Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

The Promised Neverland

Action & Adventure Animation Drama Mystery Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

  • The Promised Neverland
  • 9,0/10

2 seasons, 23 episodes

The one adored as the mother is not the real parent. The people living here together are not actual siblings. The Gracefield House is where orphaned children live. An irreplaceable home where 38 siblings and Mom live happy lives, even with no blood relations. However, their everyday life suddenly came to an abrupt end one day...

Given

Animation Drama Japan 2019

Given

Animation Drama Japan 2019

1 season, 11 episodes

The played chord made the rusty air and both our eardrums vibrate smoothly. From that moment... our music was born.

Given

Animation Drama Japan 2019

Given

Animation Drama Japan 2019

1 season, 11 episodes

The played chord made the rusty air and both our eardrums vibrate smoothly. From that moment... our music was born.

Dr. Stone

Action & Adventure Animation Japan 2019

Dr. Stone

Action & Adventure Animation Japan 2019

  • Dr. Stone
  • 8,8/10

3 seasons, 35 episodes

One fateful day, all of humanity was petrified by a blinding flash of light. After several millennia, high schooler Taiju awakens and finds himself lost in a world of statues. However, he's not alone! His science-loving friend Senku's been up and running for a few months and he's got a grand plan in mind, to kickstart civilization with the power of science!

Levius

Action & Adventure Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

Levius

Action & Adventure Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

  • Levius
  • 8,8/10

1 season, 12 episodes

With the casualties of war still haunting him, young Levius uses his prosthetic arm to take his fight into the brutal world of Mecha Boxing.

Ahiru no Sora

Animation Drama Japan 2019

Ahiru no Sora

Animation Drama Japan 2019

1 season, 50 episodes

A stout, weak, yet highly passionate Sora Kurumatani enters Kuzuryuu High School with hopes that he'll fulfill his mother's wishes to dominate his first high school tournament. However, the basketball club—turned den for delinquents—does anything but play basketball! Its club members, Momoharu Hanazono, a skilled blocker who can do power jumps but is horrible at shooting, and his twin brother Chiaki, a talented point guard, has also lost interest in the sport. With just one game overwhelmed with adrenaline rush and excitement, and Sora's pure love for the game, the youth's burning out spirit for basketball rekindles.

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Action & Adventure Animation Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Action & Adventure Animation Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

  • Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba
  • 8,7/10

3 seasons, 45 episodes

It is the Taisho Period in Japan. Tanjiro, a kindhearted boy who sells charcoal for a living, finds his family slaughtered by a demon. To make matters worse, his younger sister Nezuko, the sole survivor, has been transformed into a demon herself. Though devastated by this grim reality, Tanjiro resolves to become a “demon slayer” so that he can turn his sister back into a human, and kill the demon that massacred his family.

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Crayon Shin-chan

Animation Comedy Family Kids Japan 1992

Crayon Shin-chan

Animation Comedy Family Kids Japan 1992

  • Crayon Shin-chan
  • 7,4/10

1 season, 1830 episodes

Shin-chan, the boy next door, is a walking disaster, creating chaos wherever he goes. With the body of a child and the mind of an adult, Shinchan is wreaking more havoc than any child before. Shin-chan is carefree, optimistic and gets excited about everything. This 5 year-old likes to do things his way.

Case Closed

Animation Comedy Mystery Japan 1996

Case Closed

Animation Comedy Mystery Japan 1996

  • Case Closed
  • 6,4/10

1 season, 1058 episodes

The son of a world famous mystery writer, Jimmy Kudo, has achieved his own notoriety by assisting the local police as a student detective. He has always been able to solve the most difficult of criminal cases using his wits and power of reason.

One Piece

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Japan 1999

One Piece

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Japan 1999

  • One Piece
  • 8,3/10

21 seasons, 1000 episodes

Years ago, the fearsome pirate king Gol D. Roger was executed, leaving a huge pile of treasure and the famous "One Piece" behind. Whoever claims the "One Piece" will be named the new pirate king. Monkey D. Luffy, a boy who consumed one of the "Devil's Fruits", has it in his head that he'll follow in the footsteps of his idol, the pirate Shanks, and find the One Piece. It helps, of course, that his body has the properties of rubber and he's surrounded by a bevy of skilled fighters and thieves to help him along the way. Monkey D. Luffy brings a bunch of his crew followed by, Roronoa Zoro, Nami, Usopp, Sanji, Tony-Tony Chopper, Nico Robin, Franky, and Brook. They will do anything to get the One Piece and become King of the Pirates!

One Piece

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Japan 1999

One Piece

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Japan 1999

  • One Piece
  • 8,3/10

21 seasons, 1000 episodes

Years ago, the fearsome pirate king Gol D. Roger was executed, leaving a huge pile of treasure and the famous "One Piece" behind. Whoever claims the "One Piece" will be named the new pirate king. Monkey D. Luffy, a boy who consumed one of the "Devil's Fruits", has it in his head that he'll follow in the footsteps of his idol, the pirate Shanks, and find the One Piece. It helps, of course, that his body has the properties of rubber and he's surrounded by a bevy of skilled fighters and thieves to help him along the way. Monkey D. Luffy brings a bunch of his crew followed by, Roronoa Zoro, Nami, Usopp, Sanji, Tony-Tony Chopper, Nico Robin, Franky, and Brook. They will do anything to get the One Piece and become King of the Pirates!

One Piece

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Japan 1999

One Piece

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Japan 1999

  • One Piece
  • 8,3/10

21 seasons, 1000 episodes

Years ago, the fearsome pirate king Gol D. Roger was executed, leaving a huge pile of treasure and the famous "One Piece" behind. Whoever claims the "One Piece" will be named the new pirate king. Monkey D. Luffy, a boy who consumed one of the "Devil's Fruits", has it in his head that he'll follow in the footsteps of his idol, the pirate Shanks, and find the One Piece. It helps, of course, that his body has the properties of rubber and he's surrounded by a bevy of skilled fighters and thieves to help him along the way. Monkey D. Luffy brings a bunch of his crew followed by, Roronoa Zoro, Nami, Usopp, Sanji, Tony-Tony Chopper, Nico Robin, Franky, and Brook. They will do anything to get the One Piece and become King of the Pirates!

Duel Masters

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Japan 2002

Duel Masters

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Japan 2002

16 seasons, 809 episodes

A mysterious organization is interested in fledging duelist Shobu Kirifuda's ability to bring Duel Master creatures to life. With the support of his friends, Shobu duels with passion, discipline, and heart as he strives to be like his father and become the next Kaijudo master.

Naruto Shippūden

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2007

Naruto Shippūden

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2007

  • Naruto Shippūden
  • 8,6/10

20 seasons, 500 episodes

Naruto Shippuuden is the continuation of the original animated TV series Naruto.The story revolves around an older and slightly more matured Uzumaki Naruto and his quest to save his friend Uchiha Sasuke from the grips of the snake-like Shinobi, Orochimaru. After 2 and a half years Naruto finally returns to his village of Konoha, and sets about putting his ambitions to work, though it will not be easy, as He has amassed a few (more dangerous) enemies, in the likes of the shinobi organization; Akatsuki.

Gintama

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2006

Gintama

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2006

  • Gintama
  • 8,0/10

11 seasons, 367 episodes

The Amanto, aliens from outer space, have invaded Earth and taken over feudal Japan. As a result, a prohibition on swords has been established, and the samurai of Japan are treated with disregard as a consequence. However one man, Gintoki Sakata, still possesses the heart of the samurai, although from his love of sweets and work as a yorozuya, one might not expect it. Accompanying him in his jack-of-all-trades line of work are Shinpachi Shimura, a boy with glasses and a strong heart, Kagura with her umbrella and seemingly bottomless stomach, as well as Sadaharu, their oversized pet dog. Of course, these odd jobs are not always simple, as they frequently have run-ins with the police, ragtag rebels, and assassins, oftentimes leading to humorous but unfortunate consequences.

Gintama

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2006

Gintama

Action & Adventure Animation Comedy Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2006

  • Gintama
  • 8,0/10

11 seasons, 367 episodes

The Amanto, aliens from outer space, have invaded Earth and taken over feudal Japan. As a result, a prohibition on swords has been established, and the samurai of Japan are treated with disregard as a consequence. However one man, Gintoki Sakata, still possesses the heart of the samurai, although from his love of sweets and work as a yorozuya, one might not expect it. Accompanying him in his jack-of-all-trades line of work are Shinpachi Shimura, a boy with glasses and a strong heart, Kagura with her umbrella and seemingly bottomless stomach, as well as Sadaharu, their oversized pet dog. Of course, these odd jobs are not always simple, as they frequently have run-ins with the police, ragtag rebels, and assassins, oftentimes leading to humorous but unfortunate consequences.

Bleach

Action & Adventure Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2004

Bleach

Action & Adventure Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2004

  • Bleach
  • 7,8/10

1 season, 366 episodes

For as long as he can remember, Ichigo Kurosaki has been able to see ghosts. But when he meets Rukia, a Soul Reaper who battles evil spirits known as Hollows, he finds his life is changed forever. Now, with a newfound wealth of spiritual energy, Ichigo discovers his true calling: to protect the living and the dead from evil.