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I My Me! Strawberry EggsI My Me! Strawberry Eggs
WOWOW, 2001 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Animation

Hibiki Amawa has just started to pursue his future as a Gym Teacher. He discovers that where he is staying requires payment for a room in advance, so he must get a job as soon as possible. The nearest school has an opening but unfortunately only hires female teachers, claiming men couldnt love the students like women do. Hibiki soon finds himself crossdressing as a woman, and being reliabe for the safety of all the female students. At the same time, a young girl named Fuko has discovered she has feelings for Hibiki, and doesnt understand, since Hibiki is a "woman." How long can Hibiki keep his secret, and what will happen if he's found out?


Gate KeepersGate Keepers
WOWOW, 2000 Cancelled/Ended | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Fantasy

Set in an alternative 1969 Japan, a special group of teenagers has been gathered together under a secret government operation known as Aegis, to fight an enemy trying to take over the earth... called simply, "Invader". The Invader can turn ordinary citizens into zombies under their control, and only the Aegis agents, called the Gatekeepers, have the special ability to open the "Gate" separating the Invader's dimension and our own, and be able to eradicate them. The show opens with ordinary high school student Ukiya Shun witnessing an Invader attack, and quickly realizing that he is one of those with special power, is indoctrinated into Aegis. Each agent has a different ability and method of attack, everything from magic arrows to hallucinogenic piano music!


KaibaKaiba
WOWOW, 2008 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi
Rating: 4/5

Imagine a world where the digitization of memory has made physical death obsolete, where memories can be replaced in a new human body. This is the type of world Kaiba awakens to, without knowing who he is with a strange picture of a woman he does not know on a pendant around his neck.


PrétearPrétear
WOWOW, 2001 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Adventure, Fantasy

Prétear is the story of a girl, Himeno Awayuki, who must overcome her fears to become the White Prétear and protect the life essence on Earth called Leafe, with the help of the Leafe Knights, Hayate (wind), Sasame (sound), Kei (light), Go (fire), Mannen (ice), Hajime (water), and Shin (grass), she must defeat the princess of disaster and her demon larvae. In order for Himeno to fight off the princess of disaster and the demon larva is that she must become one with one of the Leafe Knights in order for her to become Prétear. The only question is: Will Himeno be confident enough in order to destroy the princess of disaster when the time comes? Which Leafe Knight will turn his back on the other Leafe Knights and Himeno?


Steel Angel KurumiSteel Angel Kurumi
WOWOW, 1999 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Adventure, Animation

During Japan's Taisho Era (1912-1926), a scientist named Ayanokoji developed the Steel Angel - an artificial humanoid with superhuman physical abilities. While the Imperial Army wanted to use the Steel Angel as a new means of modern warfare, Ayanokoji wanted his creation to be a new step in the future of mankind. Thus, he defied orders from the Army and secretly made the Steel Angel codenamed "Kurumi". Then one day, a young boy named Nakahito Kagura snuck into Ayanokoji's house as a dare by his friends and stumbled upon Kurumi's lifeless body. A sudden attack by the Imperial Army shook the house, causing Kurumi to fall on Nakahito. At that moment, their lips met, and Kurumi woke up from "the kiss that started a miracle".


Please Twins!Please Twins!
WOWOW, 2003 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Sci-Fi, Romance
Rating: 5/5

The second installment from the popular series Onegai Teacher. The main character of the story is Kamishiro Maiku, a high school student who is recently lost his parents and is living alone. He eventually meets Miyafuji Miina and Onodera Karen, whom are both claiming that they are his twin. However, these two girls have completely different personalities, and in fact are opposite to each other. This onegai/please is a romantic drama between three people so please expect elements of the like. This is a modern day twist on a classic US TV show, Three's Company. This being the second installment, you may want to consider getting a copy of Onegai Sensai for full enjoyment of the series.


Scrapped PrincessScrapped Princess
WOWOW, 2003 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Adventure, Anime, Animation

Pacifica Casull is the most feared and hated person by the followers of the God Mauser. Known as the Scrapped Princess, she is the poison that will destroy the world. To avoid being killed by the zealots of Mauser, Pacifica and her adoptive brother and sister leave the village of Manhurin. Her brother, Shannon, is an expert with the sword while Racquel is proficient with magic. At every step of the way, however, someone is constantly trying to kill Pacifica, hoping to somehow avert the catastrophe that is supposed to befall the world on her 16th birthday.


KemonozumeKemonozume
WOWOW, 2006 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Adventure, Horror, Romance

A race of cannibal monsters called the Shokujinki exists and it is the job of the Kifuuken, an elite group of beast-hunters, to stop them. Toshihiko Momota, an expert swordsman and son of the Kifuuken organization's leader, unexpectedly falls in love at first sight with a beautiful girl named Yuka. However, the couple's relationship is much more complicated than it seems at first glance, for Yuka is a Shokujinki.


Carried by the Wind: Tsukikage RanCarried by the Wind: Tsukikage Ran
WOWOW, 2000 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Action, Adventure, Animation

This series details the adventures of a wandering female samurai and a Chinese martial arts "expert" who playfully refers to herself as Myao-oneesan. Tsukikage Ran, the main character, is a female ronin whose swordsmanship is second to none, while Myao's commands the often amusing but deadly display of NekoTekken (Cat Iron Fist). Together, they form an unstoppable crime fighting duo. Each episode builds up to an amazing sword-action sequence which are all spectacularly animated and choreographed, with comic relief supplied by the oft boastful and hilariously over-the-top Myao. The series plays with many themes typical to "feudal-Japan-anime" like corruption, Yakuza, and the search for really good sake.


Le Chevalier D'EonLe Chevalier D'Eon
WOWOW, 2006 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Adventure, Fantasy

The story begins in Paris 1742, when the body of a woman named Lia de Beaumont is found in a casket floating along the Seine.[6] The only clue regarding her death is the word "Psalms", which is written in blood on the lid of the casket. D'Eon de Beaumont, Lia's younger brother and a knight in service of King Louis XV, takes it upon himself to investigate his sister's mysterious death, along with the strange disappearances of a number of French women. In his journey he comes across three companions to help him.


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