anime

A mix of essentials, classics, shorts, obscure entries, old-school schlock, and hidden gems.

For series on letterboxd, see this list.

  • Princess Mononoke
  • Grave of the Fireflies
  • The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
  • Angel's Egg
  • Akira
  • Ghost in the Shell
  • Tokyo Godfathers
  • Cat Soup
  • Night Is Short, Walk on Girl
  • Whisper of the Heart
  • Kiki's Delivery Service
  • Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind
  • Castle in the Sky
  • My Neighbor Totoro
  • Spirited Away
  • The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
  • Millennium Actress
  • Paprika
  • Perfect Blue
  • Mind Game
  • Neo Tokyo
  • Memories
  • Battle Angel
  • La Maison en Petits Cubes
  • Paulette's Chair
  • Je t'aime
  • Rain Town
  • The Diary of Tortov Roddle
  • Jumping
  • On Your Mark
  • Fumiko's Confession
  • Franz Kafka's a Country Doctor
  • Night on the Galactic Railroad
  • Galaxy Express 999
  • Urusei Yatsura 2: Beautiful Dreamer
  • Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro
  • Project A-Ko
  • DAICON IV Opening Animation
  • Otaku No Video
  • Macross: Do You Remember Love?
  • Gunbuster
  • Patlabor: The Movie
  • Patlabor 2: The Movie
  • Royal Space Force - The Wings Of Honneamise
  • A Poet's Life
  • House of Flames
  • The Restaurant of Many Orders
  • The Trip
  • Only Yesterday
  • Porco Rosso
  • The Wind Rises
  • Summer Wars
  • Wolf Children
  • The Boy and the Beast
  • Mirai
  • Penguin Highway
  • A Silent Voice
  • Dou kyu sei – Classmates
  • Kase-san and Morning Glories
  • Liz and the Blue Bird
  • Sumikko Gurashi: The Movie
  • The Case of Hana & Alice
  • Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence
  • Steamboy
  • Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade
  • Eternal Family
  • Gauche the Cellist
  • Roujin Z
  • Blood: The Last Vampire
  • Vampire Hunter D: Bloodlust
  • Ninja Scroll
  • Belladonna of Sadness
  • Midori
  • The Death Lullaby
  • Midori-ko
  • Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
  • Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Adolescence of Utena
  • Samurai X: Trust and Betrayal
  • Cowboy Bebop: The Movie
  • Promare
  • The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya
  • Mushishi: The Next Chapter - Drops of Bells
  • Mushishi: The Shadow That Devours the Sun
  • Metropolis
  • Your Name.
  • Children of the Sea
  • Lu Over the Wall
  • Ride Your Wave
  • A Letter to Momo
  • MAROKO
  • When Marnie Was There
  • The Cat Returns
  • Ponyo
  • Howl's Moving Castle
  • From Up on Poppy Hill
  • The Secret World of Arrietty
  • Mary and the Witch's Flower
  • Barefoot Gen
  • Kayoko's Diary
  • In This Corner of the World