The Top 100 Anime Movies of All Time

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Spirited Away 2001, 125 min.

Hayao Miyazaki     Starring: Rumi HîragiMiyu IrinoMari Natsuki

Adventure    Animation    Anime

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Castle in the Sky 1986, 124 min.

Hayao Miyazaki     Starring: Keiko YokozawaMayumi TanakaKotoe Hatsui

Adventure    Animation    Anime

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Princess Mononoke 1997, 134 min.

Hayao Miyazaki     Starring: Yôji MatsudaYuriko IshidaYûko Tanaka

Adventure    Animation    Anime

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Akira 1988, 124 min.

Katsuhiro Ôtomo     Starring: Mitsuo IwataNozomu SasakiTesshô Genda

Action    Animation    Anime

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Howl's Moving Castle 2004, 119 min.

Hayao Miyazaki     Starring: Chieko BaishoTakuya KimuraAkihiro Miwa

Adventure    Animation    Anime

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Paprika 2006, 90 min.

Satoshi Kon     Starring: Toru FuruyaAkio OhtsukaHideyuki Tanaka

Adventure    Animation    Anime

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Tokyo Godfathers 2003, 92 min.

Satoshi Kon     Starring: Aya OkamotoMasato HaradaSeizo Kato

Animation    Anime    Comedy Drama

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Ponyo 2008, 100 min.

Hayao Miyazaki     Starring: Yuria NaraHiroki DoiJôji Tokoro

Adventure    Animation    Anime

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Millennium Actress 2001, 87 min.

Satoshi Kon     Starring: Mami KoyamaShozo IzukaHirotaka Suzuoki

Animation    Anime    Drama

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Ninja Scroll 1993, 94 min.

Yoshiaki Kawajiri     Starring: Koichi YamaderaEmi Shinohara

Action    Animation    Anime

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Only Yesterday 1991, 118 min.

Isao Takahata     Starring: Miki ImaiToshiro YanagibaYouko Honna

Animation    Anime    Based-on-Comics

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Pom Poko 1994, 119 min.

Isao Takahata     Starring: Norihei MikiShinchô KokonteiMakoto Nonomura

Animation    Anime    Comedy

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The Tale of Princess Kaguya 2013, 137 min.

Isao Takahata     Starring: Aki AsakuraKengo KoraTakeo Chii

Animation    Anime    Drama

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Metropolis 2001, 108 min.

Rintaro     Starring: Rebecca ForstadtBrianne SiddallMichael Reisz

Action    Animation    Anime

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Steamboy 2004, 126 min.

Katsuhiro Ôtomo     Starring: Manami KonishiMasatane TsukayamaKiyoshi Kodama

Adventure    Animation    Anime

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Tekkonkinkreet 2006, 111 min.

Michael Arias     Starring: Min TanakaYoshinori OkadaNao Omori

Action    Adventure    Animation

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Appleseed 2004, 103 min.

Shinji Aramaki     Starring: Ai KobayashiYuki MatsuokaJurota Kosugi

Action    Animation    Anime

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Mind Game 2004, 103 min.

Masaaki Yuasa     Starring: Koji ImadaSayaka MaedaTakashi Fujii

Adventure Comedy    Adventure    Animation

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Wings of Honneamise 1987, 121 min.

Hiroyuki Yamaga     Starring: Masahiro AnzaiLeo MorimotoChikao Otsuka

Action    Animation    Anime

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Macross Plus 1994, 115 min.

Shoji Kawamori     Starring: Takumi YamazakiUnshô IshizukaRica Fukami

Action    Animation    Anime

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Redline 2009, 100 min.

Takeshi Koike     Starring: Takuya KimuraTadanobu AsanoYû Aoi

Action    Animation    Anime

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Barefoot Gen 1983, 83 min.

Mori Masaki

Animation    Anime    Drama

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Golgo 13 1983, 91 min.

Osamu Dezaki     Starring: Tetsurô SagawaGorô NayaToshiko Fujita

Action Thriller    Animation    Anime

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Appleseed 1988, 71 min.

Kazuyoshi Katayama     Starring: Yôsuke AkimotoNobuyuki FurutaMika Doi

Action    Animation    Anime

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Wicked City 1987, 82 min.

Yoshiaki Kawajiri     Starring: Gregory SnegoffMike ReynoldsAlexandra Kenworthy

Action    Animation    Anime

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Battle Angel 1993, 54 min.

Hiroshi Fukutomi     Starring: Miki ItôAmanda Winn LeeShunsuke Kariya

Action    Animation    Anime

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Afro Samurai 2007, 125 min.

Takashi Okazaki     Starring: Samuel L JackconPhil LaMarrYuri Lowenthal

Action    Animation    Anime

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The Ocean Waves 1993, 72 min.

Tomomi Mochizuki     Starring: Nobuo TobitaToshihiko SekiYoko Sakamoto

Animation    Anime    Drama

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Astro Boy 2009, 94 min.

David Bowers     Starring: Nicolas CageKristen BellCharlize Theron

Adventure    Adventure Comedy    Animation

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