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Anthology: (Style) A collection of one-shot stories or animated shorts compiled together into a TV series, OVA or movie which run on a common theme and have little to no narrative connection with one another. In most cases, works within an anthology are developed by different animation teams and are usually based on different sources of literary material and media such as short stories, movies and one-shot manga.

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Amazing Nuts! #1
Watch A 15-minute music video, an anthology of four animated shorts with each featuring its own distinct animation style and music. Released by Studio 4°C`s on DVD under the title - Amazing Nuts!

Aoi Bungaku Series
Buy The series will consist of adaptations of six modern classics of Japanese literature: Osamu Dazai’s No Longer Human (Ningen Shikkaku) & Run, Melos! (Hashire, Melos!), Natsume Soseki’s Kokoro, Ryunosuke Akutagawa’s Hell Screen (Jigoku Hen) & The Spider's Thread (Kumo no Ito), and Ango Sakaguchi's In the Forest, Under Cherries in Full Bloom (Sakura no Mori no Mankai no Shita).
Ayakashi - Japanese Classic Horror Buy See Ayakashi - Japanese Classic Horror
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Blue Literature Series Buy See Aoi Bungaku Series
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Digital Juice
Watch Six artists active in the areas of animation, commercials, comic books, video games, and cinema were invited to serve as directors of this collection of short animated films. This omnibus DVD contains an unadulterated “100% condensed juice,” incorporating the most innovative technology and an edgy sensibility.
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Genius Party
Unevaluated Genius Party is an anthology of seven short animated films. While Studio 4°C did the animation for the entire movie, each short was directed by a different person with a different style and theme.
Global Astroliner Gou Watch See Amazing Nuts! #1
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Halo Legends
Rent This omnibus film contains eight short anime segments ranging from 10 to 17 minutes in length and will be produced by a number of different animation companies: Studios Bones (Prototype), Casio Entertainment (The Package), Production I.G (The Duel, Homecoming), Studio 4°C (Origins, The Babysitter), and Toei Animation (Odd One Out).
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Japanese Classic Horror - Ayakashi Buy See Ayakashi - Japanese Classic Horror
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Manie Manie - The Labyrinth Tales Rent See Manie Manie Meikyu Monogatari

Manie Manie Meikyu Monogatari
Rent A collection of the short science-fiction stories by Rintaro, Yoshiaki Kawajiri, and Katsuhiro Otomo.
Manie-Manie 迷宮物語 Rent See Manie Manie Meikyu Monogatari

MEMORIES
Buy A collection of shorts by Katsuhiro Otomo. The first, Magnetic Rose, is about a group of space salvagers who respond to a distress call and find a lavish space mansion. The second, Stink Bomb, is about a young man who takes an experimental cold pill, and becomes a living disaster as his body exudes an odious green cloud. The last is "Cannon Fodder," about a boy who lives out his life in a vaguely Orwellian world, fighting a distant, invisible, enemy.

Mobile Suit Gundam Evolve
Watch A series of short films packaged with certain model kits and aired at conventions, the Gundam Evolve series chronicles a number of side-stories, alternative scenes, and even bonus omake from all around the Gundam canon. Featuring a mix of animation media—from traditional cels to 3-D CG rendering to even cel-shaded 2-D animation—these often 5–8 minute shorts cover such events as Domon Kasshu's training (and a bit of a romantic tift with Rain Mikamura) from G Gundam, Amuro Ray battling Quess Paraya from Char's Counterattack, Kamille Bidan training in the Gundam Mk.II from Zeta Gundam, and Canard Pars dueling Prayer Reverie from the Gundam SEED X Astray manga.
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Neo-Tokyo Rent See Manie Manie Meikyu Monogatari
Genre
Action(5) Adventure(3) Comedy(6) Drama(8)
Horror(3) Mystery(1) Romance(1) Suspense(1)
Tragedy(1)
Setting
Fantasy(7) Historical(3) Modern(2) Sci-Fi(8)
Steampunk(1)
Demographic
Style
Acquired Taste(2) Artistic(2) Creepy(1) Dark(2)
Surreal(2) Weird(2)
Characters and Their Abilities
Deities(1) Samurai(1)
Story Elements and Location
Competition(1) Depression(1) Magic(1) Mecha(1)
Music(1) Slice of Life(1) War(1)
Keywords
noitaminA(1)
Objectionable
Violent(2)
Type
Movie(5) OVA(6) TV(3)
Release Year
2013(1) 2010(1) 2009(1) 2007(2) 2006(3) 2005(1) 2004(1) 2003(3)
2002(2) 2001(1) 1995(1) 1994(1) 1993(1) 1987(2)
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