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Anime Movies in the Main Library

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Ah! My Goddess: The Movie - Belldandy's mentor, Celestin, was imprisoned for attempting to overthrow the Goddess System. But now he's back with an insidious virus to corrupt the Goddess System and remove all of Belldandy's memories of Keiichi.
Akira - A powerful psychic force known only as Akira resurfaces in Neo-Tokyo in the 21st century. Tetsuo, a young, inexperienced motorcycle biker driven beyond the boundaries of sanity by the power of Akira, is forced to conjure up demons laying dormant within his subconscious.
Appleseed (1988) - Life in Olympus is carefully controlled and monitored by Biodroids, artificially created half-human half-robots, but some of its human population have had enough. A dedicated band of terrorists plot to destroy Gaia, the central computer of Olympus, and restore freedom to mankind.
Appleseed (2004) - Earth's last city, Olympus rose from the ashes of a global war on the backs of bioroids, artificial clones who make up half the city's population. Human terrorists seek a return to power and clash with legendary soldiers Deunan Knute and her boyfriend, who is 75% machine.

B


Barefoot Gen: The Movies 1 & 2 - The bombing of Hiroshima as seen through the eyes of an elementary student living in Japan during WWII. Includes 2 movies.
Blood: The Last Vampire - At the Yokota Air Force base in japan, a nervous American military is on the brink of the Vietnam War. But a greater threat exists within the walls of the heavily guarded compund: Vampires. A team of top-secret undercover agents dispatches a mysterious young woman to destroy them.

C


Castle in the Sky Castle in the Sky - Orphaned Pazu is caught up in a thrilling adventure after Sheeta, a young girl wearing a glowing pendant, floats out of the night sky and into his life. Now the pair must soar above the clouds in order to find the legendary floating city of Laputa and its treasures
The Cat Returns

The Cat Returns - In an imaginative and lighthearted tale, a young schoolgirl saves the life of a noble cat and is rewarded with a shocking proposal of marriage - to the Cat King's son - and a fateful journey to the extraordinary Kingdom of Cats.

Cowboy Bebop the Movie Cowboy Bebop: The Movie - A terrorist bomb destroyed a tanker truck on Highway One on Mars, killing hundreds. The reward for the bomber's capture is massive and the crew of the Bebop would love to get their hands on it.

D


Dead Leaves - Pandy and Retro are two unlikely renegades who awaken naked on Earth with no recollection of their past. After embarking on a devastating crime spree in downtown Tokyo, they are captured by authorities and sent to the infamous lunar prison Dead Leaves.

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Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie Fullmetal Alchemist the Movie: Conqueror of Shamballa - When he saves a quiet Gypsy girl with the power to read minds, Ed is quickly pulled into a plot by the Thule Society and the burgeoning Nazi Party that could drag both worlds into a terrible war.

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Ghost in the Shell - In a world caught in the grip of information overload, Major Kusanagi is an elite officer and heavily modified cybernetic agent. She is on the trail of a computer-criminal who turns people into human marionettes, controlled by computer.
Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence

Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence - The universally acclaimed sequel to the original anime hit. The story of a quest for a killer that becomes a mind-bending search for the meaning of life.

Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex Solid State Society - In the year 2034, Togusa is the new leader of Section 9, expanded to take on a rash of complicated incidents and investigate a hacker nicknamed the Puppetmaster.
Grave of the Fireflies Grave of the Fireflies - Two orphans in war-time Kobe, Japan face fire-bombs, hunger, homelessness, and despair as the war and their lives come to an end.

H


Howl's Moving Castle

Howl's Moving Castle - A young woman named Sophie is cursed by the Witch of the Waste and is turned into an old woman who is unable to tell anyone of her plight. She goes to the ambulatory castle of the notorious wizard Howl and insinuates herself into his household.

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Inu-Yasha the Movie: Affections Touching Across Time - 200 years ago, Inu Yasha's father sealed away a powerful demon named Hyoga. A Shikon Jewel shard wakes Hyoga's son, Menomaru, inspiring him to absorb the remains of his father's power to take control of the world.

Inu-Yasha the Movie 2: The Castle Beyond the Looking Glass - With their greatest foe seemingly defeated, Inuyasha and his friends begin to return to their lives. But a new enemy emerges: Kaguya, Princess of the Moon.

Inu-Yasha the Movie 3: Swords of an Honorable Ruler - Upon his death, the Great Dog Demon locked the wrath-filled Sounga sword away forever. Now that the Sounga's power has been awakened, the two battling brothers, Inuyasha and Sesshomaru, must put away their sibling rivalry!

Inu-Yasha the Movie 4: Fire on the Mystic Island - Within the dark recesses of Horai Island, a group of half-demons lives under the demonic rule of the Four War Gods. Escaping with barely a shred of hope, Ai, the youngest of the half-demons, returns to the island to face them.

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Jin-Roh

Jin-Roh - In a very different Tokyo from the one we know today, the totalitarian government rules with an iron fist. But a group called The Sect is staging demonstrations and challenging the government's martial law.

K


Kiki's Delivery Service

Kiki's Delivery Service - On her 13th birthday, a young witch named Kiki must fly away from home to a new city to find her niche in life. She starts a flying service and discovers lots of fun-filled escapades and meets plenty of new friends.

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Lupin the 3rd: The Castle of Cagliostro - Master thief Lupin and his right-hand gunman Jigen are hot on the trail of a double-crossing counterfeiter. But when their search leads them to the secluded European country of Cagliostro, they find far more than they bargained for.
Lupin the 3rd: The Columbus Files - The Columbus Egg. It's a treasure that not only holds innumerable wealth, but also has an unimaginably deadly power control over the weather.
Crisis in Tokyo Lupin the 3rd: Crisis in Tokyo - When a strange set of photographic plates makes its way into the hands of a famous art dealer in Tokyo, it's up to Lupin to steal them. But this time, it seems that he may have to do it alone.
Lupin the 3rd: Dead or Alive - Master thief Lupin and his partners in crime travel to a remote country, hoping to unlock a secret treasure. But usual danger and mishap are awaiting them.
Lupin the 3rd: Dragon of Doom - While taking a breather in Tokyo, Lupin and Jigen are tracked by Hong Kong's nastiest kingpin. After Goemon is attacked by hordes of ninjas, the guys find themselves thrown into an international race to find a legendary gold dragon!
Farewell to Nostradamus Lupin the 3rd: Farewell to Nostradamus - Lupin the 3rd is up to his old tricks as he and Jigen steal a precious diamond during the height of Carnivale. But Lupin's walking straight into trouble, as the plane he boards for his escape has been prophesied to be hijacked!
Lupin the 3rd: Missed by a Dollar - An exotic island becomes the backdrop for an international scheme to thrust the world into war and expoit the vast petroleum resources of the planet.
Lupin the 3rd: Pursuit of Harimao’s Treasure - With his faithful friends, Lupin travels the globe to find the three statues that make up the key to Harimao's 8 billion dollar treasure.
Lupin the 3rd: Secret of Mamo - Despite a coroner's report, interpol Inspector Zenigata is skeptical and discovers that Lupin is actually alive and well and stealing! Lupin, Jigen, and Goemon embark to Egypt to pilfer a stone artifact from a pyramid.
Lupin the 3rd: Secret of Twilight Gemini - International thief Lupin travels to Morocco with the Twilight diamond to find the treasure it unlocks, and must battle multiple foes to keep it safe.
Lupin the 3rd: Voyage to Danger - After twenty years, Detective Zenigata has been taken off the Lupin case. With a new assignment and an aching heart, he seeks friendship in the one man he could never catch, the indomitable Lupin the Third.

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Memories

Memories - Three short films by Katsuhiro Otomo: Magnetic Rose, Stink Bomb, and Cannon Fodder.

Millennium Actress - Past and present collide as a film director discovers a mysterious key that unlocks the secrets of a legendary actress who vanished at the height of her career.

My Neighbors the Yamadas

My Neighbors the Yamadas - Join in the adventures of the quirky Yamada family - from the hilarious to the touching - brilliantly presented in a unique, visually striking comic strip style.

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Naruto the Movie: Ninja Clash in the Land of Snow - An actress in need of protection on the set of her new film is watched over by Naruto and his team. When she runs away, it sets off a chain reaction that forces her to come to terms with her past, and Naruto is caught in the middle!

Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind

Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind - The epic coming-of-age tale of Nausicaa, a compassionate princess warrior striving to negotiate peace between kingdoms battling over the last of the planet's precious natural resources.

Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death and Rebirth - A two part story, the first part retelling the first 24 episodes of the series with all new animation. The second offers an alternate view of the final episode of the series that leads up to the movie, "The End Of Evangelion."
Neon Genesis Evangelion: End of Evangelion - The questions left unanswered from the end of the original Evangelion series are answered here in this sequel.

O


Otaku no Video - An outrageous mockumentary about Japanese animated films. Two students determined to become famous creators of anime create Misty, a cute, sexy character; a spoof of the genre's portrayal of women.

P


Paprika

Paprika - A beautiful scientist turns into a dream warrior named Paprika at night in this psychedelic sci-fi anime adventure, and it will take both versions of the woman to save the world.

Perfect Blue - Pop singer Mima Kirigoe looks forward to a bright new career when she quits her chart-topping trio to become an actress. When she lands a role in a sexually charged murder mystery, Mina's life begins to fall apart.

The Place Promised in Our Early Days The Place Promised in Our Early Days - In this alternate world, Japan is divided after World War II: Hokkaido, renamed "Ezo," belongs to "the Union." Ezo is dominated by the Union Tower, a seemingly topless needle. Middle school students Hiroki and Takuya dream of visiting the Tower, and start building an airplane.
Pom Poko

Pom Poko - Celebrate the magic of the forest and the beauty of the creatures that live among us. An extraordinary tale of transformation and hope is told as the human world begins to encroach upon the animal world.

Porco Rosso

Porco Rosso - Porco Rosso makes his living by flying about in his red bi-plane and fighting sky bandits who prey on cruise ships sailing the Adriatic. Porco was once a strapping young man, but after his entire squadron was wiped out, he was mysteriously transformed into a pig.

Princess Mononoke Princess Mononoke - A young warrior searching for a cure for a deadly curse becomes entangled in a battle between a clan of humans and the forest's animal gods.

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Slayers Gorgeous - Its dark legacy began a thousand years ago. An evil creature was unleashed in the midst of a demonic war. The mighty warrior Culvert sealed the beast within the land, never suspecting it would return for revenge.
Slayers Great - All Laia Einburg wants is for her father Galia and her equally ambitious brother Huey to end their long-running feud. But her world gets turned upside down when short-statured Lina Inverse and overly endowed Naga the Serpent save Laia from a rampaging golem.
Slayers The Motion Picture Slayers The Motion Picture - The island of Mipross had been shrouded in mystery since the dawn of time. Now, two mighty sorceresses will attempt to pierce the veil of secrecy and silence that has hidden the horrible truth about Mipross from the eyes of men for hundreds of years!
Slayers Premium - Lina thinks spending a little time by the seaside will give her some much needed R&R, but she does not realize action is about to begin. After accepting their reward of seafood delights from a fishing village, Lina and Gourry discover that the village food supply has been cursed.
Slayers Return - The indomitable Lina Inverse and the inexplicable Naga the Serpent are in trouble again. What starts out as a simple task of ridding a village of some villains turns into a fiasco when Lina and Naga realize their spells won't work.
Spirited Away

Spirited Away - When a young girl gets trapped in a strange new world of spirits, she must call upon the courage she never knew she had to free herself and rescue her parents.

Steamboy Steamboy - Ray Steam receives a Steam Ball, a mysterious, powerful device, from his inventor grandfather. Governments and businesses around the world covet Ray's Steam Ball, and he finds himself in a murderous conflict over its possession.

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Taro the Dragon Boy - Upon drinking a magical potion, Taro gains the strength of a hundred men, but his new powers can only be used to help others. Inspired by ancient Japanese folklore.

Tekkonkinkreet Tekkonkinkreet - Black and White, two orphans who roam the streets of Treasure Town, beat down any thug or yakuza who threatens their home. When foreign investors want to destroy the town and turn it into an amusement park, they face their greatest adversaries yet.
Tokyo Godfathers - Three homeless people find a lost baby and start searching for her parents on Christmas Day in Tokyo. Along the way they must confront their own haunted pasts, and learn to face their futures.

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Vampire Hunter D - Vampires (lead by Count Magnus Lee) rule over small pockets of civilization in ancient feudal land baronies. The vampire hunter known only as "D" attempts to fight through a horde of demons in order to rescue the brave villager Doris and put an end to the tyranny of Magnus Lee.
Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust - D has been hired to track down Meier Link, a notoriously powerful vampire who has abducted Charlotte Elbourne. D's orders are strict: find Charlotte, at any cost.

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Whisper of the Heart

Whisper of the Heart - A schoolgirl named Shizuku, who longs to discover her true talents, meets the mysterious Seiji, a boy who is determined to follow his dreams, and The Baron, a magical cat who helps her listen to the whispers in her heart.