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20. Super Dimensional Fortress Macross: Do You Remember Love
Hikaru Ichijyo is a fighter pilot who lives aboard the Macross a spacecraft that is constantly under attack by an alien Zentraedi race and is stuck light years away from home. After rescuing pop star Lynn Minmay during an enemy invasion, they both seem ready for an affair; but, divided by fate, he is in the arms of another woman. When it turns out that Minmay’s singing may be the only thing that can prevent a galactic war, Hikaru must set out to find her and make the most difficult decision of his life: the love that escaped or the love that he is currently, holding?
19. WorldEnd: What do you do at the end of the world? Are you busy? Will you save us?
An ephemeral and sad story about little girls called fairy weapons and the survivor accompanying it. This is a world after it was attacked by unidentified monsters known as beasts, and many species in the world, including humans, were destroyed. Surviving species left the earth and lived on a floating island known as Regal Ele. Willem Kumesh awakens above the clouds 500 years later and cannot protect those he wanted to protect. He was in despair because he was the only survivor. He then meets a group of girls and starts an unexpected gun management job.
18. The Irregular at Magic High School Movie: The Girl Who Summons the Stars
Many months have passed and spring is fast approaching. Tatsuya’s “irregular” big brother and his smart little sister Miyuki realize that their first year at Magic High School is almost over. The siblings and their friends decide to spend their spring break in a private villa on the island of Ogasawara. Tatsuya and the others enjoy their short vacation until a young girl named Kokoa appears before them. A mysterious young girl who escaped from a naval base tells Tatsuya her one wish.
17. Xam’d: Lost Memories
Akiyuki lives on post-war Sentan Island, always rushing between the demands of his separated parents and friends at school. But his carefree days suddenly come to an end as his school bus explodes, the first attack that plunged Sentan back into the war. Akiyuki lives to find himself turned into Xam’d, a mysterious creature, by the suspected cause of the explosion. Absorbed by Xam’da, Akiyuki is eventually saved by a red-haired girl, Nakiami, only to be distracted from those he loves. Now he must work to control and understand the creature within him while looking for his family and friends in a world steeped in the secrets and chaos of war.
16. Banner of the Stars III
The Union withdrew, and the Abh regained control of the Hyde system. As Earl of the Hyde System, this means Jinto has a job ahead of him! Together with Lafiel, he takes a temporary leave from the army and goes home to perform the duties of count; meanwhile, a new type of Imperial assault ship is transferred to the Hyde System for trial. Do the inhabitants of Martine, their home planet of Jinto, still adhere to the rebellious principles? If so, Jinto might end up having to do more diplomacy than he initially felt was necessary.
15. Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Die Neue These
Thousands of years later, mankind has moved into space. Here it is split into two countries, with different forms of government the dictatorship of the Galactic Empire and the democracy of the Free Planet Alliance. The two nations have been at war for 150 years. At the end of the eighth century of the cosmic calendar, the emergence of two geniuses will change history forever. The unstoppable genius Reinhard von Lohengramm and the undefeated magician Yang Wen-li. As heads of the armies of the Empire and the Alliance, the two will fight each other again and again.
14. The Princess and the Pilot
The war between the Levamme Empire and the Amatsukami Imperium has been raging for years. During this struggle, the prince of the Levamme Empire declares his love for Juana del Moral and vows to end the war in one year, as part of his marriage proposal. When the Amatsukami catches wind of this, they assault the del Moral residence, targeting Juana’s life. As the last effort to bring a bride to the prince, the San Martilla Air Force hired a mixed-race mercenary to secretly bring Juana to the prince.
13. Irresponsible Captain Tylor
The future of mankind is at stake because they face an intergalactic clash with a warrior alien race, and the only one who can save them is … Captain Tylor! Join a crew of misfits and outcasts including an alcoholic doctor, nurse wonder, an anal memory commander, and gangs of really dumb marines as they try to make their way out into space and find out if their captain is the misunderstood genius or the total idiot he seems.
12. Space Battleship Yamato 2199: Hoshi-Meguru Hakobune
A new superweapon has appeared and Gamilas ships are disappearing from the seas. Meanwhile, Yamato has left the Large Magellanic Cloud and is on its way back to the Milky Way. During the voyage, the crew was attacked by a fleet of Gatlantis fighters led by Goran Dagam, who claimed that Yamatee was its victim. When the commander of Susumu Kodai refuses to hand over the ship, Yamato escapes and accidentally ends up in a strange world that defies logic and the laws of physics. The expedition team is sent to the surface and has a truly stunning experience from which they cannot escape. Also, the team doesn’t seem to be alone after meeting their former enemies. Time is running out, and Gamilas and the Terrons tread a fine line in a world that is not their own, with Gatlantean perched on their backs.
11. The Heroic Legend of Arslan
As Arslan rallies to fight for his cause, his progress is suddenly stopped by the fighting princes of a neighboring country, Sindhura. Both brothers believe that they have equal rights to the throne, but only one can succeed their father. Sensing an opportunity to forge a powerful alliance, Arslan’s trusted advisor, Narsus creates a plan to end the dispute once and for all. But their trip to Sindhura gave Lord Silver Mask and his followers time to strengthen their influence in Pars. The secrecy surrounding Arslan’s true ancestry prompts the loyal Parsis to question his right to rule. Shocked to discover that he can fight for a throne that does not belong to him, Arslan has to wonder: Can blood make the king, or is his love for Passa and his people enough to see through him?
10. Super Dimensional Fortress Macross
A strange spaceship crashes onto the island of South Ataria, throwing the world into disarray over its fate. Thus begin the Unification Wars, a worldwide war that eventually unites the planet under the governance of the United Nations. Now, a decade later, the reconstruction of the crashed alien craft – dubbed “Macross” – is complete. However, on the day of its christening, the Macross unexpectedly fires and destroys several approaching Zentradi spaceships. The last hope of Earth, the Macross, begins to wage a lonely war; but what hopes can one ship have when facing an entire alien race?
9. Eureka Seven
Like most boys his age, young Renton only thinks of reefing – traparian riding – and loves Holland, the leader of a rebellious judge group called the Gekko State. As an orphan of the famous hero, he leads a boring life with his grandfather, until the beautiful Eureka bursts into his life. Now, with the help of his new friend and crush, Renton lives in the crew of Gekko State. Getting things done is hard and bullying is fierce, but with Eureka by Renton’s side, she can only find the courage to endure it and even save the world.
8. Golden Kamuy
In the early 1900s, Russo-Japanese war veteran Saichi “Immortal” Sugimoto traced a modest existence during the post-war gold rush in the Hokkaido desert. When he stumbles upon a map to a fortune in the hidden gold of the Ainu, he sets out on a treacherous search for it. But Sugimoto is not the only interested party, and anyone who knows about the gold will kill to possess it! Faced with the harsh conditions of the northern wilderness, ruthless criminals, and rebellious Japanese soldiers, Sugimoto will need all of his skill and luck, and the help of an Ainu girl named Asirpa to survive.
7. Alderamin on the Sky
The vast Empire of Katvana is at war with the neighboring Republic of Kioka. In a corner of the empire, a young man will be drawn into the flames of war. Her name is Iwata Soroku. He is lazy, a womanizer, and he hates war. She’s as far away from the soldier as you can get. On the way to the next stage of the officer’s exams, he and his childhood friend Yatorishino Igsem meet nurse apprentice Harouma Beckle, Mashuu Tetrijirch, a former military faction member, and Torwey Lemion.
6. Macross Frontier
Following the threat of extinction at the hands of alien invaders known as the Zentradi, humanity has taken on the task of securing its future by launching fleets of colony ships into space. In Macross, the life of Saotome Alto, a high school student in such a fleet, changed forever: When he performed aerial acrobatics at the concert of the popular idol Shiryl, the fleet had suddenly an unknown Biological attack. Alto quickly finds himself in the cockpit of a new fighter model that tries to protect Rana Lee, a young girl he had met just hours earlier, from destroying the invaders. Noting his performance during this incident, S.M.S. The private military company Skull Squadron invited Alto to join their organization, where he continued to protect his friends and Macross.
5. Broken Blade: The Time of Awakening
Cruzon residents can control quartz. Technology based on this power allows them to perform many tasks, e.g. pilots of mobile suits called Golems. . Arrow is a disbeliever, a person who is unable to levitate even the smallest crystal. Receives a letter from the present king stating that an ancient Golem has been found in a mining shaft. No one has been able to move it, and Queen Sigyn suspects that the Dischantress may be the key to activating it in Broken Blade!
4. Neon Genesis Evangelion
In the future, a devastating event called the “second impact” destroyed Tokyo as we know it, and gave birth to Tokyo III, a city surrounded by mysterious life forms called angels. Mankind’s only line of defense is the Evangelions, a set of man-made machines piloted by a trio of fourteen-year-old teenagers, Rei, Shinji, and Asuka. The fate of Japan and the entire world now lie with these three children, though they might not have the power to save the most important thing of all: each other.
3. Attack on Titan
More than a century ago, mankind was devoured by gigantic creatures of unknown intelligence and origins known as Titans – creatures that eat humans alive blindly and for no apparent reason. The remaining population only survived the last hundred years by building a multi-walled city capable of holding back the Titans by training military recruits to patrol the perimeter and gather information about their mysterious enemy. Eren and Mikasa lived a relatively quiet life outside the city walls, but when the mighty Titan appears, breaking the outer barrier and causing a wave of terror, their lives are brutally changed forever.
2. Attack on Titan 3rd Season: Part II
The battle to reclaim Wall Maria begins now! Thanks to Eren’s new hardening ability, scouts are confident they can seal the wall and recapture the Shiganshina District. If they succeed, Eren might finally discover the secrets of the basement – and the world. But danger lurks when Reiner, Bertholdt, and the Titan of the Beast all have their plans. Could this be mankind’s final battle for survival?
1. Fullmetal Alchemist: Brotherhood
The basis of alchemy rests on the law of equivalent exchange; you cannot produce something out of anything. Therefore, alchemy is bound by a taboo-human transmutation. Four years ago, two brothers, Edward and Alphonse Elric, tried to resurrect their deceased mother, breaking this taboo. During this process, Al’s body disintegrated and Ed lost his leg. In a desperate attempt to prevent his brother from completely disappearing, Ed sacrificed one arm to bind Al’s soul to the armor. When his missing limbs are replaced with parts from the car mail, Ed is named after Fullmetal Alchemist – the youngest State Alchemist and military dog in history. Now, along with his brother, Ed uses his status in the military to find a way to restore their bodies to their original state.
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