Best 50 Fantasy Movie Anime You Need to Watch

They are by far the best anime! We counts down the best anime to come out all the time, including the likes of Neko no Ongaeshi, Kino no Tabi: The Beautiful World – Nanika wo Suru Tame ni – Life Goes On., Little Witch Academia: Mahoujikake no Parade, and more!

50: Neko no Ongaeshi

English: The Cat Returns
Japanese: 猫の恩返し
MAL Score: 7.76
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

High school student Haru Yoshioka is bored with the monotony of life. One day, she saves Prince Lune of the Cat Kingdom from being run over by a truck. As a token of gratitude, the Cat King sends her “presents” and invites her to the Cat Kingdom to become Lune’s wife. Haru’s inability to properly communicate with the cats leads to the misunderstanding that she has accepted the proposal.

As Haru ponders on ways to escape the predicament, a mysterious voice instructs her to search for the Cat Bureau. However, not long after she finally arrives at the bureau, a horde of cats swarms in and forcibly takes her to the Cat Kingdom, along with a member of the Cat Bureau. Concerned for their safety, owner of the Cat Bureau, Baron Humbert von Gikkingen, follows close behind.

The more Haru immerses herself in the activities of the Cat Kingdom, the more cat-like she becomes. To her dismay, she soon learns that, unless she can find her true self, she may become a cat permanently. Haru’s adventures in the world of cats lead her down a path to self-discovery, allowing her to return as a more confident person.

Review









49: 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.

Review









48: Little Witch Academia: Mahoujikake no Parade

English: Little Witch Academia: The Enchanted Parade
Japanese: リトルウィッチアカデミア 魔法仕掛けのパレード
MAL Score: 7.77
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

You can tell witch training is not going swimmingly for the young sorceresses Akko, Lotte, and Sucy—they face expulsion for screwing up one class too many, and their only way out is if they successfully organize their academy’s annual parade through a nearby town. But when they stumble upon the momentous discovery that the objective of the parade is to humiliate witches and commemorate their past subjugation, Akko decides it is time for a change: It is time to show the world how fantastic modern witches truly are! However, with the other girls struggling to keep up with Akko’s grandiose ambitions, and everything from mischievous boys to slumbering giants getting in their way, maybe pulling it off will require not only all the magical prowess the pupils of Luna Nova Magical Academy can muster, but also a miracle.

Review









47: Shingeki no Kyojin Season 2 Movie: Kakusei no Houkou

Japanese: 劇場版 進撃の巨人 Season2 覚醒の咆哮
MAL Score: 7.78
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

Eren Yeager and others of the 104th Training Corps have just begun to become full members of the Survey Corps. As they ready themselves to face the Titans once again, their preparations are interrupted by the invasion of Wall Rose—but all is not as it seems as more mysteries are unraveled. As the Survey Corps races to save the wall, they uncover more about the invading Titans and the dark secrets of their own members.

Review



46: Shingeki no Kyojin Movie 2: Jiyuu no Tsubasa

English: Attack on Titan: Wings of Freedom
Japanese: 劇場版「進撃の巨人」後編~自由の翼~
MAL Score: 7.79
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

Recap of episodes 14-25.

Review



45: InuYasha Movie 3: Tenka Hadou no Ken

English: InuYasha the Movie 3: Swords of an Honorable Ruler
Japanese: 映画 犬夜叉 天下覇道の剣
MAL Score: 7.80
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

Izayoi and Inu no Taishou, Inuyasha’s parents, are having problems with a human named Setsuna no Takemaru. Sou’unga a magical sword that has been sealed away for 700 years is found. Now everyone is after the sword and its powers but it seems the sword has something else in mind.

(Source: ANN)

Review









44: Break Blade 3: Kyoujin no Ato

English: Broken Blade 3
Japanese: ブレイク ブレイド 第三章 凶刃ノ痕
MAL Score: 7.80
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

Third Break Blade movie.

Review









43: Little Witch Academia

Japanese: リトルウィッチアカデミア
MAL Score: 7.82
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

For young witches everywhere, the world-renowned witch Shiny Chariot reigns as the most revered and celebrated role model. But as the girls age, so do their opinions of her—now just the mention of Chariot would get a witch labeled a child. However, undeterred in her blind admiration for Chariot, ordinary girl Atsuko Kagari enrolls into Luna Nova Magical Academy, hoping to someday become just as mesmerizing as her idol.

However, the witch academy isn’t all the fun and games Atsuko thought it would be: boring lectures, strict teachers, and students who mock Chariot plague the campus. Coupled with her own ineptness in magic, she’s seen as little more than a rebel student. But when a chance finally presents itself to prove herself to her peers and teachers, she takes it, and now it’s up to her to stop a rampaging dragon before it flattens the entire academy.

Review









42: Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru: Washio Sumi no Shou 2 – Tamashii

Japanese: 結城友奈は勇者である -鷲尾須美の章- 第2章「たましい」
MAL Score: 7.82
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

The second movie in the Washio Sumi no Shou trilogy.

Review









41: Break Blade 5: Shisen no Hate

English: Broken Blade 5
Japanese: ブレイク ブレイド 死線ノ涯
MAL Score: 7.83
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

Fifth Break Blade Movie.

Review



40: Aria the Crepuscolo

Japanese: ARIA The CREPUSCOLO
MAL Score: 7.84
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

The season is fall and the city of Neo-Venezia is covered in fallen leaves. Something is bothering Anya, who works at Orange Planet. Her senior colleagues Alice and Athena haven’t seen each other due to their busy schedules, which is making Athena feel sad. But for some reason, Alice seems to be avoiding her altogether. With her friends Ai and Azusa’s help, Anya tries to find a definitive way for Alice and Athena to get together. But during this time, Anya learns of a situation that only she can see because of where she stands.

(Source: Shochiku)

Review









39: Break Blade 4: Sanka no Chi

English: Broken Blade 4
Japanese: ブレイク ブレイド 第四章 惨禍ノ地
MAL Score: 7.85
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

Fourth Break Blade Movie.

Review









38: Vampire Hunter D (2000)

English: Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust
Japanese: バンパイアハンターD
MAL Score: 7.89
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

The story revolves around D, the infamous “dhampir” (born of a vampire father and a human mother) outcast and renowned vampire hunter. His prowess at hunting the creatures of the night allowing his acceptance among humans, he is called upon to locate Charlotte Elbourne, the lovely daughter of an affluent family who has been mysteriously kidnapped.

When the sun sets, the hunt goes on! Charlotte’s father offers a rich bounty, be she dead or alive, a task D willingly accepts, even with notorious Markus brothers and their gang of bounty hunters seeking the prize as well. Amidst the chase and unknown to all lurks, a sinister evil which has been secretly manipulating their every move and has set a chilling trap that none will expect and few will survive. With the tables turned and the secrets revealed, the hunters could quickly become the hunted!

(Source: AniDB)

Review









37: Gake no Ue no Ponyo

English: Ponyo
Japanese: 崖の上のポニョ
MAL Score: 7.89
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

A goldfish sneaks away from home and floats off on the back of a jellyfish. After getting stuck in a glass jar, she drifts to the shore where she is freed by Sousuke, a five-year-old boy who lives with his mother Lisa in a house by the sea while his father Koichi works on a fishing boat. After healing a cut on Sousuke’s finger by licking it, the goldfish is named Ponyo by her new friend.

Unknown to Sousuke, Ponyo already has a name and a family. Her father Fujimoto, a sorcerer who forsook his humanity to live underwater, searches frantically for his daughter Brunhilde. When found and captured, Ponyo rejects her birth name and declares that she wants to become a human. Using the power received from Sousuke’s blood, she grows arms and legs and escapes to the surface once more. But the magic released into the ocean causes an imbalance in nature, causing the Moon to start falling out of orbit and the tides to grow dangerously stronger. Reunited with Ponyo, Sousuke must pass an ancient test to restore order in the world and let his companion live on as a human.

Review









36: Berserk: Ougon Jidai-hen II – Doldrey Kouryaku

English: Berserk: The Golden Age Arc II – The Battle for Doldrey
Japanese: ベルセルク 黄金時代篇Ⅱ ドルドレイ攻略
MAL Score: 7.89
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

The Band of the Hawk and their enigmatic leader Griffith continue winning battle after battle as their prestige throughout the kingdom of Midland grows. But their latest task is one that has seen failure from everyone who has attempted it: the subjugation of the impenetrable fortress of Doldrey.

But with members like Guts—the captain of the Hawks’ raiders who can easily fell 100 men with his gigantic sword—such tasks prove to be trivial. However, in the aftermath of the battle, Guts decides to leave the Hawks in order to pursue his own dream and bids farewell to his companions, despite Griffith’s attempts to make him stay. This single event causes Griffith to lose his composure, and leads him to make a decision that will alter his and the Hawks’ fates forever.

Review









35: One Piece Film: Gold

Japanese: ONE PIECE FILM GOLD
MAL Score: 7.93
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

Monkey D. Luffy and his Straw Hat Crew have finally arrived on Gran Tesoro, a ship carrying the largest entertainment city in the world. Drawn in by the chances of hitting the jackpot, the crew immediately head to the casino. There, they quickly find themselves on a winning streak, playing with what seems to be endless luck.

When offered a special gamble by Gild Tesoro—the master of the city himself—the crew agrees, choosing to believe in their captain’s luck. However, when they find themselves victims of a despicable scam, the crew quickly realize that there is something darker happening beneath the city’s surface.

Left penniless and beaten down, the Straw Hat Crew are forced to rely on another gamble of a plan. With the help of a new friend or two, the group must work to reclaim what they’ve lost before time, and what remains of their luck, runs out.

Review









34: Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya Movie: Sekka no Chikai

English: Fate/kaleid liner Prisma Illya: Vow in the Snow
Japanese: 劇場版 Fate/kaleid liner プリズマ☆イリヤ 雪下の誓い
MAL Score: 7.96
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

After succumbing to an unenviable fate, Kiritsugu Emiya has left Shirou Emiya the duty to save mankind in his place. The world is dying and time is ticking, but when the salvation Shirou seeks is at the cost of his only family left—his younger sister—will he still have the heart to pursue this duty?

Shirou is now pressed with the choice to continue being a hero of justice—or become the very evil his ideal has vowed to vanquish. The orphan is alone once again, yet his body is still made of swords. The Fifth Holy Grail War now begins with his oath under snow.

Review









33: Doraemon Movie 31: Shin Nobita to Tetsujin Heidan – Habatake Tenshi-tachi

Japanese: 映画 ドラえもん 新 のび太と鉄人兵団~はばたけ 天使たち~
MAL Score: 8.00
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

Jealous of Suneo’s new robot toy, Nobita asks Doraemon to build him an even better one. Doraemon initially refuses, until Nobita accidentally discovers pieces of a mysterious robot that falls from the sky. After gathering all the robot parts and assembled them together, the giant robot, Zanda Claus, is soon completed. The duo soon learn that the robot is not a mere toy, but a powerful weapon in the fight against the coming Robot Army that is going to attack Earth and enslave the human inhabitants of it. An invasion is near, as a mysterious girl Riruru (リルル, Alternative spelling: Lilulu, Lillele [Doko Demo Doa Scanlations]) shows up, looking for the robot.

(Source: Wikipedia)

Review









32: Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru: Washio Sumi no Shou 3 – Yakusoku

Japanese: 結城友奈は勇者である -鷲尾須美の章- 第3章「やくそく」
MAL Score: 8.01
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

The third and final movie in the Washio Sumi no Shou trilogy.

Review









31: Persona 3 the Movie 4: Winter of Rebirth

Japanese: PERSONA3 THE MOVIE —#4 Winter of Rebirth—
MAL Score: 8.02
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

“The time of destruction is coming ever closer without a doubt. It cannot be stopped.”
To know death, to gaze at death, to face death.

Makoto and his allies have grown through the many meetings and partings they have experienced.

Their fight might not be for the sake of the world, but for themselves. Even so, they have continued to fight, believing that there are peaceful days waiting at the end of the battle.

However, a boy says that destruction is the fate that humanity must shoulder. The boy they believed to be their friend tells them the truth of the situation without an emotion on his face.

The season changes to winter. Makoto makes a decision in order to greet the spring that is waiting beyond…

(Source: ANN)

Review









30: Omae Umasou da na

English: You Are Umasou
Japanese: おまえうまそうだな
MAL Score: 8.03
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

By a twist of fate, a herbivorous dinosaur finds a lost egg and brings it back to her nest. When the egg hatches, however, a carnivorous dinosaur emerges. Unable to abandon the child, she names him “Heart” and raises him in exile alongside her own child. As Heart comes of age, he struggles to eat the same food as his family and runs away in disgrace when he learns that he cannot live properly without meat.

Years later, the now feared predator Heart encounters a situation similar to his past—he spots a dinosaur egg opposite his kind. As it emerges, Heart remarks that the newborn is delicious-looking. The newborn herbivore thinks that Heart is his father and takes delicious-looking, or “Umasou,” as his name. Unable to eat a newborn who loves him, Heart reluctantly decides to raise Umasou as his own. As he nurtures a forbidden child like his mother before him, Heart struggles to deal with an unforgiving world and the true natures of predator and prey.

Review









29: Paprika

English: Paprika
Japanese: パプリカ
MAL Score: 8.05
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

The world of dreams can be an incredible window into the psyche, showing one’s deepest desires, aspirations, and repressed memories. One hopeful tech lab has been developing the “DC Mini,” a device with the power to delve into the dreams of others. Atsuko Chiba and Kosaku Tokita have been tirelessly working to develop this technology with the hopes of using it to deeply explore patients’ minds and help cure them of their psychological disorders.

However, having access to the deepest corners of a person’s mind comes with a tremendous responsibility. In the wrong hands, the DC Mini could be used as a form of psychological terrorism and cause mental breakdowns in the minds of targets. When this technology is stolen and people around them start acting strangely, Atsuko and Kosaku know they have a serious problem on their hands. Enlisting the help of Officer Konakawa, who has been receiving this experimental therapy, they search both the real and dream worlds for their mental terrorist.

Review









28: Dragon Ball Super: Broly

English: Dragon Ball Super: Broly
Japanese: ドラゴンボール超(スーパー) ブロリー
MAL Score: 8.12
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

Forty-one years ago on Planet Vegeta, home of the infamous Saiyan warrior race, King Vegeta noticed a baby named Broly whose latent power exceeded that of his own son. Believing that Broly’s power would one day surpass that of his child, Vegeta, the king sends Broly to the desolate planet Vampa. Broly’s father Paragus follows after him, intent on rescuing his son. However, his ship gets damaged, causing the two to spend years trapped on the barren world, unaware of the salvation that would one day come from an unlikely ally.

Years later on Earth, Gokuu Son and Prince Vegeta—believed to be the last survivors of the Saiyan race—are busy training on a remote island. But their sparring is interrupted when the appearance of their old enemy Frieza drives them to search for the last of the wish-granting Dragon Balls on a frozen continent. Once there, Frieza shows off his new allies: Paragus and the now extremely powerful Broly. A legendary battle that shakes the foundation of the world ensues as Gokuu and Vegeta face off against Broly, a warrior without equal whose rage is just waiting to be unleashed.

Review









27: One Piece Film: Strong World

English: One Piece Film Strong World
Japanese: ワンピース フィルム ストロングワールド
MAL Score: 8.14
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

Upon hearing news that islands in East Blue are being destroyed, Monkey D. Luffy and his crew go to investigate. On their way, however, an outlandish pirate ship appears out of the sky, helmed by the infamous pirate Shiki “the Golden Lion”—a man who ate the Float-Float Fruit and the first ever prisoner to escape from Impel Down. In his quest to defeat the World Government, Shiki kidnaps Nami to be his own navigator and sends the rest of the Straw Hat Pirates to his floating islands as hostages, leaving her in a dilemma. Separated in a land under Shiki’s absolute control, Luffy and his crew must survive the mystifying terrain in order to bring back their navigator and friend.

Review









26: Made in Abyss Movie 1: Tabidachi no Yoake

Japanese: 劇場版総集編【前編】メイドインアビス 旅立ちの夜明け
MAL Score: 8.14
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

The movie is a compilation of episodes 1-8 of the 2017 television series with new scenes added for the introduction. It covers the period from when Riko descends into the Abyss with her robot companion Reg, reaching the second layer where they meet the White Whistle Ozen who reveals information about Riko’s mother.

(Source: Wikipedia)

Review









25: One Piece Film: Z

English: One Piece Film Z
Japanese: ワンピース フィルム  Z
MAL Score: 8.17
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

The Straw Hat Pirates enter the rough seas of the New World in search of the hidden treasures of the Pirate King, Gol D. Roger-One Piece. On their voyage, the pirates come across a terrifying, powerful man, former Marine Admiral Z.

Z is accused of having stolen the “Dyna Stones”, weapons believed to have the power to shake up the New World. The Marine Headquarters believes Z is about to use it to end the pirate era, and with it, the lives of many innocent people. In fear of such a phenomenal event, marines start to take action against the former admiral.

Even if it means stumbling upon marines and the navy, the Straw Hat Pirates decided to chase after Z and stop him from causing havoc. As they continue to embark on their ventures, the pirates bump into new and familiar acquaintances.

Review









24: Kyoukai no Kanata Movie 2: I’ll Be Here – Mirai-hen

English: Beyond the Boundary: I’ll Be Here – Future
Japanese: 劇場版 境界の彼方 I’LL BE HERE 未来篇
MAL Score: 8.18
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

After Akihito Kanbara reunites with Mirai Kuriyama—whom he believed had vanished after defeating Beyond the Boundary—he discovers a heartbreaking fact: Mirai has lost all memory of him, their friends, and her past as a Spirit Warrior. Akihito is utterly devastated, but realizes that she has a unique opportunity. Mirai can finally live the life of a normal girl—where she’ll be completely devoid of the supernatural society that both shunned and used her. While it’s all for the sake of Mirai’s happiness, the price is costly—Akihito and his friends must keep her true origins a secret from her, and as a result avoid befriending her.

However, the troubling memories of Mirai’s old life gradually begin to resurface, and a mysterious new evil leads a group of shadow-like creatures into the city with the goal of seeking her out. As the situations become dire, Akihito must fight to protect himself, his closest friends, and Mirai—the bespectacled beauty he holds most dear.

Review









23: Berserk: Ougon Jidai-hen III – Kourin

English: Berserk: The Golden Age Arc III – The Advent
Japanese: ベルセルク 黄金時代篇Ⅲ 降臨
MAL Score: 8.20
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

The Band of the Hawk has dwindled in the year since Guts left them on his journey to forge his own destiny. Unaware of their fate, Guts returns to the Hawks—now being led by his former ally Casca—after a rumor about them passes his way. Once the saviors of the kingdom of Midland, the Band of the Hawk are now hunted as they desperately fight for their lives while plotting to free their leader, Griffith, after he was imprisoned for committing treason. But the man they save is far from the Griffith they remember.

Griffith is a shell of his former charismatic self after a year of continuous, horrific torture. No longer able to walk, speak, or even hold a sword, he has nothing but the small, strange trinket, the Crimson Behelit, that will not leave him. The entire Band of the Hawk want to rise to greatness once more, but how much are they willing to sacrifice to return to their past glory? It doesn’t seem possible, but when Griffith’s heart darkens and a solar eclipse blackens the sky, the Behelit offers a choice that will leave the Band of the Hawk with a blood-soaked fate that will haunt them for the rest of their days.

Review









22: Cardcaptor Sakura Movie 2: Fuuin Sareta Card

English: Card Captor Sakura Movie 2: The Sealed Card
Japanese: 劇場版 カードキャプターさくら 封印されたカード
MAL Score: 8.21
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

For this year’s Nadeshiko Festival, Sakura Kinomoto’s elementary school class is presenting a play. She will portray a princess who struggles to respond to the love confession of the neighboring country’s prince. Sakura empathizes with her character all too well, since she herself still owes an answer to the boy who confessed his love for her four months ago.

When cousins Shaoran and Meiling Li return from Hong Kong to pay a surprise visit to their friends in Japan, Sakura receives further encouragement to finally declare her feelings. However, she is repeatedly distracted by a presence reminiscent of a Clow Card as well as unexplained disappearances around town.

Eventually, Sakura learns of another of Clow Reed’s creations—the “Nothing”—which was formerly sealed away beneath the magician’s old house. It has power equal to all 52 cards Sakura possesses, and furthermore, it wants to take those cards away from her! Objects, space, and people disappear from Tomoeda with each card that is stolen. Sakura sets out to capture the Nothing so everything will return to normal, but what must she sacrifice in the process?

Review









21: Majo no Takkyuubin

English: Kiki’s Delivery Service
Japanese: 魔女の宅急便
MAL Score: 8.22
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

Kiki, a 13-year-old witch-in-training, must spend a year living on her own in a distant town in order to become a full-fledged witch. Leaving her family and friends, Kiki undertakes this tradition when she flies out into the open world atop her broomstick with her black cat Jiji.

As she settles down in the coastal town of Koriko, Kiki struggles to adapt and ends up wandering the streets with no place to stay—until she encounters Osono, who offers Kiki boarding in exchange for making deliveries for her small bakery. Before long, Kiki decides to open her own courier service by broomstick, beginning her journey to independence. In attempting to find her place among the townsfolk, Kiki brings with her exciting new experiences and comes to understand the true meaning of responsibility.

Review









20: Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven’s Feel – I. Presage Flower

English: Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel – I. Presage Flower
Japanese: 劇場版「Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel] Ⅰ.presage flower」
MAL Score: 8.22
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

The Holy Grail War: a violent battle between mages in which seven masters and their summoned servants fight for the Holy Grail, a magical artifact that can grant the victor any wish. Nearly 10 years ago, the final battle of the Fourth Holy Grail War wreaked havoc on Fuyuki City and took over 500 lives, leaving the city devastated.

Shirou Emiya, a survivor of this tragedy, aspires to become a hero of justice like his rescuer and adoptive father, Kiritsugu Emiya. Despite only being a student, Shirou is thrown into the Fifth Holy Grail War when he accidentally sees a battle between servants at school and summons his own servant, Saber.

When a mysterious shadow begins a murderous spree in Fuyuki City, Shirou aligns himself with Rin Toosaka, a fellow participant in the Holy Grail War, in order to stop the deaths of countless people. However, Shirou’s feelings for his close friend Sakura Matou lead him deeper into the dark secrets surrounding the war and the feuding families involved.

Review









19: One Piece Movie 14: Stampede

Japanese: 劇場版『ONE PIECE STAMPEDE』(スタンピード)
MAL Score: 8.22
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

The world’s greatest exposition of the pirates, by the pirates, for the pirates—the Pirates Festival. Luffy and the rest of the Straw Hat Crew receive an invitation from its host Buena Festa who is known as the Master of Festivities. They arrive to find a venue packed with glamorous pavilions and many pirates including the ones from the Worst Generation. The place is electric.

(Source: ANN)

Review









18: No Game No Life: Zero

Japanese: ノーゲーム ノーライフ ゼロ
MAL Score: 8.25
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

In ancient Disboard, Riku is an angry, young warrior intent on saving humanity from the warring Exceed, the sixteen sentient species, fighting to establish the “One True God” amongst the Old Deus. In a lawless land, humanity’s lack of magic and weak bodies have made them easy targets for the other Exceed, leaving the humans on the brink of extinction. One day, however, hope returns to humanity when Riku finds a powerful female Ex-machina, whom he names Schwi, in an abandoned elf city. Exiled from her Cluster because of her research into human emotions, Schwi is convinced that humanity has only survived due to the power of these feelings and is determined to understand the human heart. Forming an unlikely partnership in the midst of the overwhelming chaos, Riku and Schwi must now find the answers to their individual shortcomings in each other, and discover for themselves what it truly means to be human as they fight for their lives together against all odds. Each with a powerful new ally in tow, it is now up to them to prevent the extinction of the human race and establish peace throughout Disboard!

Review









17: Sennen Joyuu

English: Millennium Actress
Japanese: 千年女優
MAL Score: 8.26
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

At the turn of the millennium, Ginei Studio’s dilapidated buildings are set to be demolished. Ex-employee and filmmaker Genya Tachibana decides to honor this occasion with a commemorative documentary about the company’s star actress: Chiyoko Fujiwara, the reclusive sweetheart of Shouwa Era cinema. Having finally obtained permission to interview the retired starlet, an enamored Genya drags along cynical cameraman Kyouji Ida to meet her, ready to put his lifelong idol back in the spotlight once more.

Hidden in this secluded mountain retreat is a thousand years of history condensed into one lifetime, waiting to be narrated. Chiyoko’s recollections take them on an illusionary journey through Japanese cinematic history that transcends the boundaries of reality; the saga of her acting career intertwines with her filmography, the actors in her life blend seamlessly with the characters on screen, and the present melds with the past. Though the actress may have retired at the height of her career 30 years ago, the curtain on her life’s stage has yet to fall.

Review









16: Tenkuu no Shiro Laputa

English: Castle in the Sky
Japanese: 天空の城ラピュタ
MAL Score: 8.28
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

In a world filled with planes and airships, Sheeta is a young girl who has been kidnapped by government agents who seek her mysterious crystal amulet. While trapped aboard an airship, she finds herself without hope—that is, until the ship is raided by pirates. Taking advantage of the ensuing confusion, Sheeta manages to flee from her captors. Upon her escape, she meets Pazu, a boy who dreams of reaching the fabled flying castle, Laputa. The two decide to embark on a journey together to discover this castle in the sky. However, they soon find the government agents back on their trail, as they too are trying to reach Laputa for their own greedy purposes.

Tenkuu no Shiro Laputa follows the soaring adventures of Sheeta and Pazu, all while they learn how dreams and dire circumstances can bring two people closer together.

Review









15: Luo Xiao Hei Zhan Ji (Movie)

English: The Legend of Hei
Japanese: 羅小黑戰記
MAL Score: 8.32
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

Luo Xiaohei is a young monster who normally takes the form of a small black cat. Living freely in the forests, gradual deforestation and human development force him to flee and find a new home. Wandering the city streets, the black cat struggles to survive until he encounters Feng Xi, a fellow monster who takes Xiaohei to an isolated island inhabited by a small group of monsters. Excited to find what he thinks is his new home, Xiaohei lives with the monsters for only a short time before Wuxian, a human Guild Executor, arrives on the island in pursuit of Feng Xi.

Feng Xi and his companions manage to teleport off the island, leaving Xiaohei and Wuxian alone. Though Xiaohei refuses to cooperate with the man who attacked his friends, Wuxian forces the black cat to travel to the Guild along with him. Embarking on an uncertain journey, Xiaohei is exposed to a new perspective on the relations between humans and monsters in a rapidly changing world.

Review









14: Made in Abyss Movie 2: Hourou Suru Tasogare

Japanese: 劇場版総集編【後編】メイドインアビス 放浪する黄昏
MAL Score: 8.34
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

The movie is a compilation of episodes 9-13 of the 2017 television series. Riko and Reg descend to the third layer where Riko has her first experience of the Curse. They descend to the fourth layer where Riko’s arm is injured by an Orbed Piercer and Reg tries to save her. Nanachi comes to their aid and saves Riko’s poisoned arm. In return Nanachi asks Reg to kill her immortal companion Mitty. Nanachi then joins Riko and Reg in their quest to reach the bottom of the Abyss.

(Source: Wikipedia)

Review



13: Tenki no Ko

English: Weathering With You
Japanese: 天気の子
MAL Score: 8.35
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

Tokyo is currently experiencing rain showers that seem to disrupt the usual pace of everyone living there to no end. Amidst this seemingly eternal downpour arrives the runaway high school student Hodaka Morishima, who struggles to financially support himself—ending up with a job at a small-time publisher. At the same time, the orphaned Hina Amano also strives to find work to sustain herself and her younger brother.

Both fates intertwine when Hodaka attempts to rescue Hina from shady men, deciding to run away together. Subsequently, Hodaka discovers that Hina has a strange yet astounding power: the ability to call out the sun whenever she prays for it. With Tokyo’s unusual weather in mind, Hodaka sees the potential of this ability. He suggests that Hina should become a “sunshine girl”—someone who will clear the sky for people when they need it the most.

Things begin looking up for them at first. However, it is common knowledge that power always comes with a hefty price…

Review









12: Kaze no Tani no Nausica

English: Nausica of the Valley of the Wind
Japanese: 風の谷のナウシカ
MAL Score: 8.38
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

A millennium has passed since the catastrophic nuclear war named the “Seven Days of Fire,” which destroyed nearly all life on Earth. Humanity now lives in a constant struggle against the treacherous jungle that has evolved in response to the destruction caused by mankind. Filled with poisonous spores and enormous insects, the jungle spreads rapidly across the Earth and threatens to swallow the remnants of the human race.

Away from the jungle exists a peaceful farming kingdom known as the “Valley of the Wind,” whose placement by the sea frees it from the spread of the jungle’s deadly toxins. The Valley’s charismatic young princess, Nausica?, finds her tranquil kingdom disturbed when an airship from the kingdom of Tolmekia crashes violently in the Valley. After Nausica? and the citizens of the Valley find a sinister pulsating object in the wreckage, the Valley is suddenly invaded by the Tolmekian military, who intend to revive a dangerous weapon from the Seven Days of Fire. Now Nausica? must fight to stop the Tolmekians from plunging the Earth into a cataclysm which humanity could never survive, while also protecting the Valley from the encroaching forces of the toxic jungle.

Review









11: Violet Evergarden Gaiden: Eien to Jidou Shuki Ningyou

English: Violet Evergarden I: Eternity and the Auto Memory Doll
Japanese: ヴァイオレット エヴァーガーデン 外伝 -永遠と自動手記人形-
MAL Score: 8.40
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

Isabella, the daughter of the noble York family, is enrolled in an all-girls academy to be groomed into a dame worthy of nobility. However, she has given up on her future, seeing the prestigious school as nothing more than a prison from the outside world. Her family notices her struggling in her lessons and decides to hire Violet Evergarden to personally tutor her under the guise of a handmaiden.

At first, Isabella treats Violet coldly. Violet seems to be able to do everything perfectly, leading Isabella to assume that she was born with a silver spoon. After some time together, Isabella begins to realize that Violet has had her own struggles and starts to open up to her. Isabella soon reveals that she has lost contact with her beloved younger sister, Taylor Bartlett, whom she yearns to see again.

Having experienced the power of words through her past clientele, Violet asks if Isabella wishes to write a letter to Taylor. Will Violet be able to help Isabella convey her feelings to her long-lost sister?

Review









10: Sayonara no Asa ni Yakusoku no Hana wo Kazarou

English: Maquia: When the Promised Flower Blooms
Japanese: さよならの朝に約束の花をかざろう
MAL Score: 8.43
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

Maquia is a member of a special race called the Iorph—mystical beings who can live for hundreds of years and remain separate from the lives and daily troubles of mankind. However, Maquia has always felt lonely despite being surrounded by her people, as she was orphaned from a young age. She daydreams about the outside world, but dares not travel from her home due to the warnings of the clan’s chief.

One day however, the outside world finds her, as the power-hungry kingdom of Mezarte invades her homeland. They already have what is left of the giant dragons, the Renato, under their control, and now their king wishes to add the immortality of the Iorph to his bloodline.

The humans and their Renato ravage the Iorph homeland and kill most of its inhabitants. Caught in the midst of the attack, Maquia is carried off by one of the Renato that has gone berserk. It soon dies, and she is left deserted in a forest far from home, now truly alone save for the cries of a single baby off in the distance. Maquia finds the baby in a destroyed village and decides to raise him as her own, naming him Ariel. Although she knows nothing of the human world, how to raise a child that ages much faster than her, or how to live with the smoldering loneliness inside, she is determined to make it all work somehow.

Review









9: Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Movie: Kurenai Densetsu

English: KONOSUBA -God’s blessing on this wonderful world!- Legend of Crimson
Japanese: 映画 この素晴らしい世界に祝福を!紅伝説
MAL Score: 8.49
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

It is not strange that the Demon Lord’s forces fear the Crimson Demons, the clan from which Megumin and Yunyun originate. Even if the Demon Lord’s generals attack their village, the Crimson Demons can just easily brush them off with their supreme mastery of advanced and overpowered magic.

When Yunyun receives a seemingly serious letter regarding a potential disaster coming to her hometown, she immediately informs Kazuma Satou and the rest of his party. After a series of wacky misunderstandings, it turns out to be a mere prank by her fellow demon who wants to be an author. Even so, Megumin becomes worried about her family and sets out toward the Crimson Demons’ village with the gang.

There, Kazuma and the others decide to sightsee the wonders of Megumin’s birthplace. However, they soon come to realize that the nonsense threat they received might have been more than just a joke.

Review









8: Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven’s Feel – II. Lost Butterfly

English: Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel – II. Lost Butterfly
Japanese: 劇場版「Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel] II.lost butterfly」
MAL Score: 8.56
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

The Fifth Holy Grail War continues, and the ensuing chaos results in higher stakes for all participants. Shirou Emiya continues to participate in the war, aspiring to be a hero of justice who saves everyone. He sets out in search of the truth behind a mysterious dark shadow and its murder spree, determined to defeat it.

Meanwhile, Shinji Matou sets his own plans into motion, threatening Shirou through his sister Sakura Matou. Shirou and Rin Toosaka battle Shinji, hoping to relieve Sakura from the abuses of her brother. But the ugly truth of the Matou siblings begins to surface, and many dark secrets are exposed.

Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven’s Feel – II. Lost Butterfly continues to focus on the remaining Masters and Servants as they fight each other in the hopes of obtaining the Holy Grail. However, as darkness arises within Fuyuki City, even the state of their sacred war could be in danger.

Review









7: Ookami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki

English: Wolf Children
Japanese: おおかみこどもの雨と雪
MAL Score: 8.61
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

Hana, a hard-working college student, falls in love with a mysterious man who attends one of her classes though he is not an actual student. As it turns out, he is not truly human either. On a full moon night, he transforms, revealing that he is the last werewolf alive. Despite this, Hana’s love remains strong, and the two ultimately decide to start a family.

Hana gives birth to two healthy children—Ame, born during rainfall, and Yuki, born during snowfall—both possessing the ability to turn into wolves, a trait inherited from their father. All too soon, however, the sudden death of her lover devastates Hana’s life, leaving her to raise a peculiar family completely on her own. The stress of raising her wild-natured children in a densely populated city, all while keeping their identity a secret, culminates in a decision to move to the countryside, where she hopes Ame and Yuki can live a life free from the judgments of society. Wolf Children is the heartwarming story about the challenges of being a single mother in an unforgiving modern world.

Review









6: Mushishi Zoku Shou: Suzu no Shizuku

Japanese: 蟲師 続章: 鈴の雫
MAL Score: 8.61
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

On a warm summer day, a boy heard the sound of bells ringing, as if in celebration, in the mountain near his home. Several years later in that same mountain, the mushishi Ginko encounters a strange girl with weeds growing out of her body. Soon after, Ginko coincidentally runs into the now grown-up boy Yoshiro on his way off the mountain. With Yoshiro’s help, Ginko soon begins to uncover who this mysterious girl is and what happened to her.

An adaptation of the last arc in the manga, Mushishi Zoku Shou: Suzu no Shizuku follows Ginko’s peculiar journey amidst the occult to unravel the mystery behind the enigmatic girl called Kaya and the mountain that has become her home.

Review









5: Howl no Ugoku Shiro

English: Howl’s Moving Castle
Japanese: ハウルの動く城
MAL Score: 8.66
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

That jumbled piece of architecture, that cacophony of hissing steam and creaking joints, with smoke billowing from it as it moves on its own… That castle is home to the magnificent wizard Howl, infamous for both his magical prowess and for being a womanizer—or so the rumor goes in Sophie Hatter’s small town. Sophie, as the plain daughter of a hatmaker, does not expect much from her future and is content with working hard in the shop.

However, Sophie’s simple life takes a turn for the exciting when she is ensnared in a disturbing situation, and the mysterious wizard appears to rescue her. Unfortunately, this encounter, brief as it may be, spurs the vain and vengeful Witch of the Waste—in a fit of jealousy caused by a past discord with Howl—to put a curse on the maiden, turning her into an old woman.

In an endeavor to return to normal, Sophie must accompany Howl and a myriad of eccentric companions—ranging from a powerful fire demon to a hopping scarecrow—in his living castle, on a dangerous adventure as a raging war tears their kingdom apart.

Review









4: Mononoke Hime

English: Princess Mononoke
Japanese: もののけ姫
MAL Score: 8.69
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

When an Emishi village is attacked by a fierce demon boar, the young prince Ashitaka puts his life at stake to defend his tribe. With its dying breath, the beast curses the prince’s arm, granting him demonic powers while gradually siphoning his life away. Instructed by the village elders to travel westward for a cure, Ashitaka arrives at Tatara, the Iron Town, where he finds himself embroiled in a fierce conflict: Lady Eboshi of Tatara, promoting constant deforestation, stands against Princess San and the sacred spirits of the forest, who are furious at the destruction brought by the humans. As the opposing forces of nature and mankind begin to clash in a desperate struggle for survival, Ashitaka attempts to seek harmony between the two, all the while battling the latent demon inside of him. Princess Mononoke is a tale depicting the connection of technology and nature, while showing the path to harmony that could be achieved by mutual acceptance.

Review









3: Made in Abyss Movie 3: Fukaki Tamashii no Reimei

Japanese: 劇場版メイドインアビス 深き魂の黎明
MAL Score: 8.70
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

Continuing their perilous descent down the Abyss, Riko, Regu, and newfound friend Nanachi reach the Abyss’ fifth layer, The Sea of Corpses. Upon arriving at the research station known as Idofront, the main trio encounter the mysterious Prushka, the alleged daughter of Bondrewd, who leads them to the White Whistle responsible for Nanachi’s dark past. Despite the welcoming appearances of Idofront’s residents, Nanachi warns the young adventurers that things are not always what they seem. With the only route to the sixth layer shrouded in mystery and Bonedrewd’s schemes awaiting them, what sacrifices must be made in order to continue the journey down to the bottom of the Abyss?

Review









2: Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven’s Feel – III. Spring Song

English: Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel – III. Spring Song
Japanese: 劇場版「Fate/stay night [Heaven’s Feel] III.spring song」
MAL Score: 8.76
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

The Fifth Holy Grail War in Fuyuki City has reached a turning point in which the lives of all participants are threatened as the hidden enemy finally reveals itself. As Shirou Emiya, Rin Toosaka, and Illyasviel von Einzbern discover the true, corruptive nature of the shadow that has been rampaging throughout the city, they realize just how dire the situation is. In order to protect their beloved ones, the group must hold their own against the seemingly insurmountable enemy force—even if some of those foes were once their allies, or perhaps, something more intimate.

As the final act of this chaotic war commences, the ideals Shirou believes will soon be challenged by an excruciating dilemma: is it really possible to save a world where everything seems to have gone wrong?

Review









1: Violet Evergarden Movie

Japanese: 劇場版 ヴァイオレット エヴァーガーデン
MAL Score: 8.87
Type: Movie
Episodes: 1

Synopsis

Several years have passed since the end of The Great War. As the radio tower in Leidenschaftlich continues to be built, telephones will soon become more relevant, leading to a decline in demand for “Auto Memory Dolls.” Even so, Violet Evergarden continues to rise in fame after her constant success with writing letters. However, sometimes the one thing you long for is the one thing that does not appear.

Violet Evergarden Movie follows Violet as she continues to comprehend the concept of emotion and the meaning of love. At the same time, she pursues a glimmer of hope that the man who once told her, “I love you,” may still be alive even after the many years that have passed.

Review









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

1. Violet Evergarden Movie
2. Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven’s Feel – III. Spring Song
3. Made in Abyss Movie 3: Fukaki Tamashii no Reimei
4. Mononoke Hime
5. Howl no Ugoku Shiro
6. Ookami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki
7. Mushishi Zoku Shou: Suzu no Shizuku
8. Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven’s Feel – II. Lost Butterfly
9. Kono Subarashii Sekai ni Shukufuku wo! Movie: Kurenai Densetsu
10. Sayonara no Asa ni Yakusoku no Hana wo Kazarou
11. Violet Evergarden Gaiden: Eien to Jidou Shuki Ningyou
12. Kaze no Tani no Nausica
13. Tenki no Ko
14. Made in Abyss Movie 2: Hourou Suru Tasogare
15. Luo Xiao Hei Zhan Ji (Movie)
16. Tenkuu no Shiro Laputa
17. Sennen Joyuu
18. No Game No Life: Zero
19. Majo no Takkyuubin
20. Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven’s Feel – I. Presage Flower
21. One Piece Movie 14: Stampede
22. Cardcaptor Sakura Movie 2: Fuuin Sareta Card
23. Berserk: Ougon Jidai-hen III – Kourin
24. Kyoukai no Kanata Movie 2: I’ll Be Here – Mirai-hen
25. One Piece Film: Z
26. One Piece Film: Strong World
27. Made in Abyss Movie 1: Tabidachi no Yoake
28. Dragon Ball Super: Broly
29. Paprika
30. Omae Umasou da na
31. Persona 3 the Movie 4: Winter of Rebirth
32. Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru: Washio Sumi no Shou 3 – Yakusoku
33. Doraemon Movie 31: Shin Nobita to Tetsujin Heidan – Habatake Tenshi-tachi
34. Fate/kaleid liner Prisma☆Illya Movie: Sekka no Chikai
35. One Piece Film: Gold
36. Vampire Hunter D (2000)
37. Gake no Ue no Ponyo
38. Berserk: Ougon Jidai-hen II – Doldrey Kouryaku
39. Break Blade 4: Sanka no Chi
40. Aria the Crepuscolo
41. Break Blade 5: Shisen no Hate
42. Little Witch Academia
43. Yuuki Yuuna wa Yuusha de Aru: Washio Sumi no Shou 2 – Tamashii
44. InuYasha Movie 3: Tenka Hadou no Ken
45. Break Blade 3: Kyoujin no Ato
46. Shingeki no Kyojin Movie 2: Jiyuu no Tsubasa
47. Shingeki no Kyojin Season 2 Movie: Kakusei no Houkou
48. Kino no Tabi: The Beautiful World – Nanika wo Suru Tame ni – Life Goes On.
49. Little Witch Academia: Mahoujikake no Parade
50. Neko no Ongaeshi

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

/* add by OCEANUS */