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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.

The Daily Life of the Immortal King

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

The Daily Life of the Immortal King

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

  • The Daily Life of the Immortal King
  • 8,8/10

2 seasons, 15 episodes

As a cultivation genius who has achieved a new realm every two years since he was a year old, Wang Ling is a near-invincible existence with prowess far beyond his control. But now that he’s sixteen, he faces his greatest battle yet – Senior High School. With one challenge after another popping up, his plans for a low-key high school life seem further and further away…

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.

Haikyu!!

Animation Comedy Drama Japan 2014

Haikyu!!

Animation Comedy Drama Japan 2014

  • Haikyu!!
  • 8,6/10

4 seasons, 85 episodes

Shōyō Hinata was inspired to play volleyball after seeing Kurasuno High School's "little giant" competing in the national tournament on TV. He trains relentlessly to make up for his lack of height, but suffers a crushing defeat in his first and last tournament of middle school at the hands of his rival Tobio Kageyama. Vowing revenge against Kageyama and hoping to follow in the little giant's footsteps, Hinata joins Kurasuno High School's volleyball team. To his initial dismay, Kageyama is also on Kurasuno's team. The former rivals soon overcome their differences though and combine their strengths to form a legendary combo using Hinata's mobility and Kageyama's precision ball-handling. Together with their team, they compete in prefecture tournaments and promise to meet Kurasuno's fated rival school at nationals.

Nichijou: My Ordinary Life

Animation Comedy Japan 2011

Nichijou: My Ordinary Life

Animation Comedy Japan 2011

  • Nichijou: My Ordinary Life
  • 8,6/10

1 season, 26 episodes

Follow the adventures of three ordinary girls as they make life’s awkward moments a thousand times worse. Along with a colorful bunch of classmates, they learn their most important lessons the hard way. Meanwhile down the street, a pocket-sized professor makes life difficult for a robot who just wants to be normal. But normal is the last thing you can expect in a town where salmon falls from the sky. In fact, the only thing you can count on is your friends, but even they are totally weird.

Haikyu!!

Animation Comedy Drama Japan 2014

Haikyu!!

Animation Comedy Drama Japan 2014

  • Haikyu!!
  • 8,6/10

4 seasons, 85 episodes

Shōyō Hinata was inspired to play volleyball after seeing Kurasuno High School's "little giant" competing in the national tournament on TV. He trains relentlessly to make up for his lack of height, but suffers a crushing defeat in his first and last tournament of middle school at the hands of his rival Tobio Kageyama. Vowing revenge against Kageyama and hoping to follow in the little giant's footsteps, Hinata joins Kurasuno High School's volleyball team. To his initial dismay, Kageyama is also on Kurasuno's team. The former rivals soon overcome their differences though and combine their strengths to form a legendary combo using Hinata's mobility and Kageyama's precision ball-handling. Together with their team, they compete in prefecture tournaments and promise to meet Kurasuno's fated rival school at nationals.

Blue Spring Ride

Animation Comedy Drama Japan 2014

Blue Spring Ride

Animation Comedy Drama Japan 2014

  • Blue Spring Ride
  • 8,5/10

1 season, 12 episodes

At the end of her first year of high school, Futaba Yoshioka suddenly has a chance encounter with her first love, Kou Tanaka. Three years ago, he transferred schools before she was able to say how she felt about him. After meeting each other again, Futaba realizes that he has gone through many changes. He acts more cool and even had his last name changed to Mabuchi. Gradually the two rekindle their love while piecing together what had happened in the time that they were apart.

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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.

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.

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.

Good Morning Call

Comedy Drama Japan 2016

Good Morning Call

Comedy Drama Japan 2016

  • Good Morning Call
  • 6,8/10

2 seasons, 27 episodes

A high school girl finally gets her own apartment, but she has to share it with the most popular boy in school. No one can know they're living together.

Rilakkuma and Kaoru

Animation Comedy Drama Kids Japan 2019

Rilakkuma and Kaoru

Animation Comedy Drama Kids Japan 2019

1 season, 13 episodes

Kaoru's unexpected new roommate is Rilakkuma, a bear with a zipper on its back that spends each day just lazing around -- but is impossible to hate.

Pinky Malinky

Animation Comedy Kids 2019

Pinky Malinky

Animation Comedy Kids 2019

3 seasons, 59 episodes

Pinky Malinky sees the bright side of everything, including being born a hot dog. With his BFFs in tow, this little wiener takes a bite out of life.

Vampire in the Garden

Animation Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan

Vampire in the Garden

Animation Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan

1 season, 1 episode

Once, vampires and humans lived in harmony. Now, a young girl and a vampire queen will search for that Paradise once again. In the divided world of the future, two girls want to do the forbidden: the human wants to play the violin, and the vampire wants to see a wider world.

Eden

Animation Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan

Eden

Animation Drama Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan

1 season, 4 episodes

Thousands of years in the future, a city known as "Eden 3" is inhabited solely by robots whose former masters vanished a long time ago. On a routine assignment, two farming robots accidentally awaken a human baby girl from stasis questioning all they were taught to believe -- that humans were nothing more than a forbidden ancient myth. Together, the two robots secretly raise the child in a safe haven outside Eden.

The Best TV Shows: slice-of-life (2019)

Miru Tights

Animation Drama Japan 2019

Miru Tights

Animation Drama Japan 2019

1 season, 12 episodes

A web short anime series based on popular illustrator Yomu's girls in tights illustrations.

Journal of the Mysterious Creatures

Animation Comedy Sci-Fi & Fantasy 2019

Journal of the Mysterious Creatures

Animation Comedy Sci-Fi & Fantasy 2019

1 season, 13 episodes

As a person who is down-to-earth as well as a good Samaritan, Hao Ren desires to live the rest of his life as a benevolent landlord. Stumbling into a curious yet mysterious lady, he began his journey of “collecting” abnormal and supernatural tenants. His life only became more chaotic when he receives a labor contract from “God.”

Mysteria Friends

Action & Adventure Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

Mysteria Friends

Action & Adventure Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

1 season, 10 episodes

The anime will adapt the "Manaria Mahou Gakuin" event within the Rage of Bahamut social game. It will follow the two young women Anne, the honor student princess, and Grea, a princess born from a dragon and a human as students at the academy. Mysteria Academy is a prestigious magic school that teaches magic without discrimination to the three factions (men, gods, demons), who usually are engaged in battle with each other.

Another World

Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

Another World

Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

1 season, 3 episodes

Spin-off of the movie Hello World which is narrated from the point of view of the character of Naomi. The story is located 10 years in the future.

Mysteria Friends

Action & Adventure Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

Mysteria Friends

Action & Adventure Animation Sci-Fi & Fantasy Japan 2019

1 season, 10 episodes

The anime will adapt the "Manaria Mahou Gakuin" event within the Rage of Bahamut social game. It will follow the two young women Anne, the honor student princess, and Grea, a princess born from a dragon and a human as students at the academy. Mysteria Academy is a prestigious magic school that teaches magic without discrimination to the three factions (men, gods, demons), who usually are engaged in battle with each other.

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.

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.

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Chi's Sweet Home

Animation Comedy Kids Japan 2008

Chi's Sweet Home

Animation Comedy Kids Japan 2008

4 seasons, 284 episodes

Chi's Sweet Home is a manga series written and illustrated by Kanata Konami. It has been serialized in Kodansha's seinen manga magazine Weekly Morning since 2004. The manga has been licensed for North American distribution by Vertical Inc. To date, it has been collected in nine volumes, with the most recent being published in August 2012. An anime adaptation began airing on 31 March 2008 and was produced by studio Madhouse New Zealand distribution by Astro Awani.

Teruteru Kazoku

Drama Family Japan 2003

Teruteru Kazoku

Drama Family Japan 2003

1 season, 150 episodes

The 69th NHK Asadora Drama, based on Rei Nakanishi's novel, is about the Iwata family living in Ikeda, Osaka City between 1950s and 1960s. The story is told through the eyes of the youngest daughter, Fuyuko. The family runs a bakery. The mother, Teruko, is a very energetic woman who is determined to make her dreams come true. Responding to Teruko's expectations, the eldest daughter becomes a figure skater and the second daughter becomes a very famous professional singer. In contrast, Fuyuko finds her joy in bread making.

Teekyu

Animation Comedy Japan 2012

Teekyu

Animation Comedy Japan 2012

9 seasons, 116 episodes

The series follows the hilarious everyday routines of four girls in the Kameido High tennis club who, on occasion, actually play some tennis.

Casado con hijos

Comedy Chile 2006

Casado con hijos

Comedy Chile 2006

4 seasons, 114 episodes

The life of a crazy family of Chilean middle class. Based on the original US comedy "Married... with Children" (1987-1997) but with local twists.

Yowamushi Pedal

Animation Comedy Drama Japan 2013

Yowamushi Pedal

Animation Comedy Drama Japan 2013

4 seasons, 112 episodes

Sakamichi Onada is a wimpy high school freshman who loves anime. He initially wants to enter the anime club, but winds up joining the cycling club after meeting two classmates who are already famous cyclists. He undertakes the grueling training to compete in races, and discovers his own hidden talent in cycling.

Aggretsuko

Animation Comedy Japan 2016

Aggretsuko

Animation Comedy Japan 2016

1 season, 100 episodes

Retsuko is a 25-year old red panda who works in her dream company's accounting department. But it turns out that she is forced to keep doing more and more impossible tasks by her superiors and co-workers. She doesn't talk back to them, but she still has to let off steam, so she ends up going to karaoke by herself and singing death metal.

Aggretsuko

Animation Comedy Japan 2016

Aggretsuko

Animation Comedy Japan 2016

1 season, 100 episodes

Retsuko is a 25-year old red panda who works in her dream company's accounting department. But it turns out that she is forced to keep doing more and more impossible tasks by her superiors and co-workers. She doesn't talk back to them, but she still has to let off steam, so she ends up going to karaoke by herself and singing death metal.

Aikatsu Stars!

Animation Japan 2016

Aikatsu Stars!

Animation Japan 2016

2 seasons, 100 episodes

Yume Nijino aims to become a top idol, and she enrolls in the Yotsuboshi Gakuen (Four Stars Academy). This academy has a special group called the S4, who are the top four active idols in the school. Yume and the other first-year students aim to become a part of the S4.

Maison Ikkoku

Animation Comedy Drama Romance Japan 1986

Maison Ikkoku

Animation Comedy Drama Romance Japan 1986

4 seasons, 96 episodes

Godai is a ronin (someone who has failed university entrance exams) living in a run down apartment house called Maison Ikkoku. Among the other residents are the nosy Ichinose, the sexy Akemi Roppongi, and the mysterious Yotsuya. The others are given to having wild parties which makes it difficult for Godai to study. Into this mayhem comes the recently widowed Kyoko as the new live-in manager. Godai falls for her, but doesn't have the nerve to tell her. As time passes, their relationship slowly develops amid life at Maison Ikkoku, despite all sorts of romantic hurdles.

6teen

Animation Comedy Canada 2004

6teen

Animation Comedy Canada 2004

  • 6teen
  • 7,9/10

4 seasons, 91 episodes

6teen is a Canadian animated sitcom, which premiered in Canada in 2004 on Teletoon. In the USA, 6teen first premiered on Nickelodeon on December 18, 2005 and was removed from the schedule on May 13, 2006. 6teen was previously aired on The N in reruns on December 26, 2005 until July 28, 2006, but then returned to The N as a 24-hour channel on December 31, 2007 until June 21, 2008. In the US 6teen was shown on Cartoon Network after its premiere on October 23, 2008. On Cartoon Network, 6teen had frequent airings weekly since its premiere on October 23, 2008, but got removed from the schedule in mid-November 2009. Then it returned with frequent airings in mid-February 2010, and once again got removed after its series finale on June 21, 2010. In January 2011, 6teen returned for one month only to Cartoon Network, but got removed, with other cancelled series, due to a schedule revamp. It is occasionally shown on Popgirl. The series finale, "Bye Bye Nikki? Part 2", included an acoustic remake of the theme song by Brian Melo. 6teen ended with a total of 93 episodes. DVD and iTunes releases have been made in both Canada and the USA. Though ended, creators Pertsch and McGillis both extended a willingness for a possible two-hour reunion telemovie or a feature film. As of now, it is currently not on Cartoon Network's schedule, but episodes are available from Cartoon Network on Demand in select areas. On January 3, 2011, 6teen returned with reruns to Teletoon, where it airs weekend mornings at 3:00 a.m. EST, and it recently returned to its former weekday schedule at 7:00 p.m. EST. The show is also available on Netflix streaming in the US and in the UK.