Best 5 Fantasy Movie Anime Of 2005 You Should Know About

They’re the best Anime that 2005 has to offer! We counts down the best anime to come out this year, including the likes of Fullmetal Alchemist: The Conqueror of Shamballa, Arashi no Yoru ni, One Piece Movie 6: Omatsuri Danshaku to Himitsu no Shima, and more!

5: Fullmetal Alchemist: The Conqueror of Shamballa

English: Fullmetal Alchemist: The Movie – Conqueror of Shamballa
Japanese: 劇場版 鋼の錬金術師 シャンバラを征く者
MAL Score: 7.55
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

In desperation, Edward Elric sacrificed his body and soul to rescue his brother Alphonse, and is now displaced in the heart of Munich, Germany. He struggles to adapt to a world completely foreign to him in the wake of the economic crisis that followed the end of World War I. Isolated and unable to return home with his alchemy skills, Edward continues to research other methods of escaping the prison alongside colleagues who bear striking resemblances to many of the people he left behind. As dissent brews among the German citizenry, its neighbors also feel the unrest of the humiliated nation.

Meanwhile, Alphonse continues to investigate Edward’s disappearance, delving into the science of alchemy in the hopes of finally reuniting with his older brother.

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4: Arashi no Yoru ni

Japanese: あらしのよるに
MAL Score: 7.68
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

A story about a goat and a wolf who become friends on a stormy night, and how they overcome differences and hardships.

(Source: ANN)

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3: One Piece Movie 6: Omatsuri Danshaku to Himitsu no Shima

English: One Piece: Baron Omatsuri and the Secret Island
Japanese: ワンピース オマツリ男爵と秘密の島
MAL Score: 7.71
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

“If you are a pirate among pirates among pirates among pirates, then gather your steadfast crew of friends and set sail for our island.” Upon finding an advertisement with these words on it for Omatsuri Island, the only recreational resort on the Grand Line, Monkey D. Luffy and his Straw Hat Crew set out for it immediately.

Enticed by the island’s casinos, spas, beautiful women, and exquisite cuisine, the crew are eager to relax and enjoy themselves. Much to their disappointment though, they are told upon arrival that they will first have to pass Baron Omatsuri’s “Ordeals of Hell.” Once they complete this series of challenges, they will be able to enjoy the resort.

However, problems begin to surface the longer they stay on the island. As strange events continue to unfold, the Straw Hat Crew find themselves at odds with one another, disagreeing at every turn. Will the Straw Hat Crew be able to figure out the truth behind Omatsuri Island, or will they fall apart from infighting first?

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2: Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children

Japanese: ファイナルファンタジーVII アドベントチルドレン
MAL Score: 7.74
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

Two years ago, the world was changed forever. The young Cloud Strife and his band of friends may have defeated Sephiroth and thwarted his plan to crash a giant meteor into the Earth, but this victory was not without great cost. The highly populated city of Midgar was nearly ripped apart in the conflict. Fortunately, many of the city’s citizens were able to evacuate to safety, and in the years afterward have formed a new home called Edge.

Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children revolves around Cloud and Tifa as they try to make new lives for themselves, as well as for those around them, in this new city. Together they run a courier service, and tend to their mutual friend Barret’s adopted daughter Marlene and a young orphan by the name of Denzel. Denzel, Cloud, and scores of children are suffering from a mysterious new illness called “Geostigma.”

The children of the city have one other threat looming over their heads—a trio of powerful men are kidnapping infected kids for unknown reasons. Cloud is determined to save these young ones, not only from Geostigma, but from the kidnappers as well. He has no idea, however, that these men share a link to his old enemy, Sephiroth, and Cloud’s quest to vanquish them will bring him back into conflict with the demons of his past. If there is any hope in conquering these threats, it lays within the bonds of friendship between Cloud and his allies who saved the world once, and now must do so again.

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1: Kino no Tabi: The Beautiful World – Nanika wo Suru Tame ni – Life Goes On.

Japanese: 劇場版 キノの旅 -the Beautiful World- 何かをするために -life goes on.
MAL Score: 7.77
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

After running away from the grim future that awaited her back in her home country, a young girl takes upon a new name and identity—inspired by the man who sacrificed his life to help her escape. Alongside her newfound companion, a talking motorcycle, the two find themselves a new home in the forest—where lives an elderly woman with an expertise in guns. Under the woman’s care, the girl is trained in marksmanship and motorcycle handling among other various skills needed to survive.

Although the girl is happy with her current life, her guilt regarding her savior’s death continues to build within herself. She still feels responsible for her savior’s death, and considers the consequences of using his name as her own. In doing so, she is denying her own identity and existence by trying to replicate another person’s life, instead of living her own.

Kino no Tabi: The Beautiful World – Nanika wo Suru Tame ni – Life Goes On. follows the journey of a young girl as she begins to come to terms with her new identity.

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Did YOUR favorite anime make the cut? Let us know in the comments below!

1. Kino no Tabi: The Beautiful World – Nanika wo Suru Tame ni – Life Goes On.
2. Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children
3. One Piece Movie 6: Omatsuri Danshaku to Himitsu no Shima
4. Arashi no Yoru ni
5. Fullmetal Alchemist: The Conqueror of Shamballa

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