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Hand Maid MayHand Maid May
WOWOW, 2000 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Animation

Saotome Kazuya is a computer whiz. One day his friend Nanbara, threatens him with a computer virus. Trying to stop the virus, Kazuya ends up making a special order. May is a cyberdoll that arrives at his door a few minutes later and she is 1/6th the size of a normal person, which makes for many awkward situations. Not to mention the fact Kazuya can't even afford to keep May. Cyberdyne is not satisfied with Kazuya's non-payments and will do anything to retrieve CBD May.


Angel TalesAngel Tales
WOWOW, 2001 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Animation

Mutsumi Gorou is one unlucky young man. When he was a little kid, each of his pets died from different tragic causes. Even until now, he can't seem to find the right job. The only job he had was one with a company which eventually went out of business. One day, a mysterious fortune teller called him and told him that he is definitely surrounded by bad luck. The fortune teller then gave him a cell phone, and then said that perhaps Mutsumi's luck will improve. The magical cell phone awakens all of his pets that he owned when he was a little kid, one by one, in the form of beautiful young girls.


Tales of EterniaTales of Eternia
WOWOW, 2001 Cancelled/Ended | Action, Adventure, Anime, Animation

In order to prevent the catastrophe called the Grand Fall, Rid Hershel and his companions Farah, Keel and Meredy have obtained the three Greater Spirits ("Craymels" in the game version) of Inferia. En route to Mount Farlos, Rid is kidnapped by the bounty hunter Marone Blucarno, and the party is compelled to head to Belcarnu, an archipelago far from the major cities of Inferia. A series of adventures forces them to remain on the islands, where a more immediate threat to Inferia sleeps.


PenancePenance
WOWOW, 2012 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery, Horror

The darkness of the heart following the murder of a elementary school student. It explores the question, "What is atonement?" and follows the four students that witness the murder, but cannot remember the face of the killer. The fear of the darkness within the heart is what makes this story so unique.


NieA Under 7NieA Under 7
WOWOW, 2000 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Sci-Fi, Animation

In a future where aliens live on earth with humans, Mayuko is focused on her summer school classes while being pestered by her alien friend NieA for lunch. NieA Under 7 is a slice-of-life anime that explores the daily life of Mayuko and NieA as they navigate their friendship in a world where aliens and humans coexist.


Adventures of Patapata Aircraft: Secret of Cerulean SandAdventures of Patapata Aircraft: Secret of Cerulean Sand
WOWOW, 2002 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Family, Adventure, Children

Jane's mother dies when she is born, and her father, a rich English aristocrat, soon remarries to a woman with a son, William, who despises his new father and brother. George and Jane grow up with a dream to make a flying machine. George believes the distant Asian sands hold a secret: a mysterious cerulean sand which can make machines fly. He goes on an expedition to find it, and soon is reported executed for treason. William disappears too. After she recieves an unsigned letter holding a handful of pale-blue sand which floats in the air, Jane is sure her brother is alive and leaves to the East to find him and prove him innocent. There are many mysteries to unravel in store for Jane and her new friends on her journey. But perhaps a mystery should forever remain a mystery...


Bye Bye, EarthBye Bye, Earth
WOWOW In Development | Action, Fantasy, Anime, Animation

In a world of anthropomorphic animals, Belle Lablac was born as the only human being. Having no fangs, fur, or scales, she was called "Faceless," and she lived a lonely life with no one else she could identify with. "I want to be part of the world..." With such longing in her heart, she decides to set out on a journey to find her roots, carrying the Runding, a great sword as tall as she is. She doesn't know how many adversities await her along the way...


Shinreigari: Ghost HoundShinreigari: Ghost Hound
WOWOW, 2007 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Horror, Anime, Animation

The experiences of three boys who have had traumatic experiences in childhood from which they have learned to transfer their souls to a parallel world known as the "Unseen World".


Now and Then, Here and ThereNow and Then, Here and There
WOWOW, 1999 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Adventure, Animation
Rating: 4/5

Shu is a typical Japanese boy, but has an unbeatable, optimistic and determined attitude. However, when he sees a mysterious girl with strange eyes named Lala-Ru up on a smokestack, he is soon pulled into a strange desert world. Shu soon discovers the true terrors of war, which includes genocide, brutal torture, hunger, thirst, and child exploitation. Now Shu is trying to save Lala-Ru, as well as his hard earned, and often reluctant, new friends from the insane dictator, Hamdo. Whether Shu can possibly accomplish saving those he cares about while still holding up to his values remains to be seen.


Tokyo Tribe 2Tokyo Tribe 2
WOWOW Cancelled/Ended | Action, Adventure, Crime, Animation
Rating: 5/5

This is the other side of Tokyo, a Tokyo of a different color. There, various tribes are living. The SARU from Japan's Musashino, WU-RONZE of Bukuro, and HANDS of Shindyuku... Young men living in the city...the public of modern times builds a home out of corruption, these young men of the sordid side of life, a side called "reality," are depicted here!


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