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Ascendance of a BookwormAscendance of a Bookworm
WOWOW, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Adventure, Fantasy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

A certain college girl who's loved books ever since she was a little girl dies in an accident and is reborn in another world she knows nothing about. She is now Myne, the sickly five-year-old daughter of a poor soldier. To make things worse, the world she's been reborn in has a very low literacy rate and books mostly don't exist. She'd have to pay an enormous amounts of money to buy one. Myne resolves herself: If there aren't any books, she'll just have to make them! Her goal is to become a librarian. This story begins with her quest to make books so she can live surrounded by them! Dive into this biblio-fantasy written for book lovers and bookworms!


Berserk (2016)Berserk (2016)
WOWOW, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Fantasy, Horror | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.6/5

Guts, known as the Black Swordsman, seeks sanctuary from the demonic forces that pursue him and his woman, and also vengeance against the man who branded him as an unholy sacrifice. Aided only by his titanic strength, skill, and sword, Guts must struggle against his bleak destiny, all the while fighting with a rage that might strip him of his humanity. Berserk is a dark and brooding story of outrageous swordplay and ominous fate, in the theme of Shakespeare's Macbeth.


SSSS.GRIDMANSSSS.GRIDMAN
WOWOW, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Animation | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

You're not alone. On any day, anywhere. Yūta Hibiki, who is a first-year high school student living in Tsutsujidai, one day wakes up to find he has lost his memories. And he meets the "Hyper Agent Gridman" on his old computer Gridman says that Yūta has a mission he must fulfill, and Yūta sets out to find the meaning to those words and his memory loss. Yūta's friends - Shō Utsumi, Rikka Takarada, and Akane Shinjō - would always help him and spend their days with him. But, their tranquil days are suddenly and easily crushed with the appearance of kaijū.


Devil May CryDevil May Cry
WOWOW, 2007 Cancelled/Ended | Action, Fantasy, Horror, Anime
Rating: 5/5

Devil May Cry follows the story of the demon hunter known as Dante. As a half demon, half human, he uses his trusty sword Rebellion and his two guns Ebony and Ivory to take on missions. Dante owns and runs "Devil May Cry," a business that specializes in hunting and killing demon-related problems.


The Firecatcher LordThe Firecatcher Lord
WOWOW, 2023 Running | Drama, Action, Fantasy, Anime | ► Trailer

The world after the last war of humanity. The earth is covered with black forest, and the people have been infected with a human pyrogenic pathogen that causes their bodies to burn when they approach a natural fire. The fire in this world is gathered by hunting black beasts that live in the forest, the Fire Demons. Recently, there has been a rumor whispered among the fire hunters who hunt the Fire Demons. "The fire hunter who hunted the thousand-year comet "Shimmering Fire," an artificial star wandering in the empty sky, will be called the King of Fire Hunters." The protagonists of the story are Touko, a girl who grew up in a village, and Koushi, a former student in the capital city. Their encounter, which was never supposed to happen, changes the fate of the world.


FuukaFuuka
WOWOW, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Romance, Music
Rating: 4/5

Yuu Haruna just moved into town and loves to use Twitter. Out on his way to buy dinner, he bumps into a mysterious girl, Fuuka Akitsuki, who breaks his phone thinking he was trying to take a picture of her panties. How will his new life change now?


Junji Ito CollectionJunji Ito Collection
WOWOW, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mystery, Fantasy, Horror

TV anime based on internationally acclaimed Japanese artist Junji Ito (Gyo, Uzumaki, Tomie)'s horror manga stories.


Ninja ScrollNinja Scroll
WOWOW, 2003 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Rating: 4/5

The story takes place in feudal Japan and follows the adventures of Jubei Kibagami, a mercenary ninja who is given a duty to guard the Dragon Stone and to protect the Priestess of Light (Shigure) from the Hiruko Clan and the Kimon Shu. He is aided by the government spy Dakuan and the thief Tsubute.


The Big OThe Big O
WOWOW, 2001 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi
Rating: 5/5

Forty years ago, a mysterious worldwide event happened that eliminated all memories from prior to that point. From this completely blank start, man began to rebuild. With no knowledge of even how to operate machinery or use electricity, the process was slow. Eventually man did regain this knowledge and elements of society such as industry and agriculture began to resume. However, the common hole in all of mankind's thoughts remained, the world that had existed before the memories were lost was nothing more than a vague figure in the shadows.


Shigurui: Death FrenzyShigurui: Death Frenzy
WOWOW, 2007 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Thriller, Animation

The story begins in 1629 Kanagawa during Tokugawa Tadanaga's rule. The daimyo staged a tournament where the participants fought with traditional weapons rather than bokken ("wooden sword"). The story revolves around the first match between the one-armed swordsman Fujiki Gennosuke and the blind samurai Irako Seigen and deals with the circumstances that led the two to participate in Tokugawa's tournament.


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