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Tsurune: Kazemai Koukou KyuudoubuTsurune: Kazemai Koukou Kyuudoubu
NHK, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Sports, Animation | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

Minato Narumiya used to be in his middle school's archery club until a certain incident in his last tournament caused him to resolve to quit archery for good. When he attends high school, his childhood friends Seiya Takehaya and Ry?hei Yamanouchi try to rope him into joining the high school's archery club again, but he refuses. However, an encounter with a mysterious man at an archery range in a forest inspires Minato to take up archery once more. Minato joins the Kazemai High School Archery Club and along with his old friends and new teammates, Nanao Kisaragi and Kaito Onogi, they aim for winning the prefectural tournament.


Major 2ndMajor 2nd
NHK, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Sports, Animation
Rating: 5/5

Daigo is born as the son of Gorou, a father who is too great. What path will Daigo, who is burdened with great expectations, take in baseball?


The Blue OrchestraThe Blue Orchestra
NHK, 2023 Running | Drama, Romance, Music, Anime | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.5/5

In the fall of his third and final year of middle school, Hajime Aono, a violin prodigy, stopped playing violin for his own personal reasons. But it was also that year when he got to know a girl who told him about a high school with a prestigious school orchestra. Suddenly, the gears in the clock of Aono's life began to turn again. This is the story of a youth drama that brings forth the harmony between music and the heart!


Piano no MoriPiano no Mori
NHK, 2007 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Adventure, Music
Rating: 5/5

A tranquil tale about two boys from very different upbringings. On one hand you have Kai, born as the son of a prostitute, who's been playing the abandoned piano in the forest near his home ever since he was young. And on the other you have Syuhei, practically breast-fed by the piano as the son of a family of prestigious pianists. Yet it is their common bond with the piano that eventually intertwines their paths in life.


Prince Without a Servant: The Chronicle of YatagarasuPrince Without a Servant: The Chronicle of Yatagarasu
NHK, 2024 Running | Action, Fantasy, History, Anime

The story is set in an alternate world called Yamauchi, ruled by the Yatagarasu clan, who are able to transform between human and crow forms. Yukiya, a beautiful and eccentric Yatagarasu boy, is chosen to serve the young prince. While encountering various events in the conspiracy-filled imperial court, he forms a strange master-servant relationship with the young prince.


PlanetesPlanetes
NHK, 2003 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Sci-Fi, Romance, Animation

In the year 2075, mankind has reached a point where journeying between Earth, the moon and the space stations is part of daily life. However, the progression of technology in space has also resulted in the problem of the space debris, which can cause excessive and even catastrophic damage to spacecrafts and equipment. This is the story of Technora's Debris Collecting section, its EVA worker, Hachirota "Hachimaki" Hoshino, and the newcomer to the group, Ai Tanabe.


Mobile Suit Gundam: The OriginMobile Suit Gundam: The Origin
NHK, 2015 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi

What was the tragedy that decided the fates of Char Aznable, the man later nicknamed the "Red Comet" as an ace pilot of the Zeon forces, and his sister Sayla Mass? The two siblings' journeys, brought on by the sudden death of their father Zeon Zum Deikun who was a leader of the Spacenoids, are depicted in the four episodes of "Chronicle of Char and Sayla." The Zabi family who seize control of Side 3 and lead the Principality of Zeon, the early days of many renowned Zeon ace pilots who later fight in the One Year War, the secrets of mobile suit development, conflicts with the Earth Federation Forces, and the road leading to the outbreak of war-all will be revealed.


Cardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card-henCardcaptor Sakura: Clear Card-hen
NHK, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy, Romance

Sakura Kinomoto, a 14 year old girl starts junior high school in Tomoeda along her friend Syaoran who has just returned to the area. After Sakura has a dream about a mysterious cloaked figure, all of her cards turn blank and are rendered powerless. Sakura and her allies begin a quest to find out what is wrong and soon after discover and capture new transparent cards using a new key.


Kyo Kara Maoh!Kyo Kara Maoh!
NHK, 2004 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Adventure, Fantasy, Horror

Yuri Shibuya was living a pretty normal life. That changed the day he was dunked into a toilet after an attempt to save a classmate from a gang of bullies. Instead of just getting a good soaking, he's pulled in. The next thing he knows, he's in a world that vaguely resembles medieval Europe. If that's not odd enough, he's told that he is to be the next Maoh, just because he has black hair and black eyes. The Maoh is the King of the Mazoku, who are coexisting not-so-peacefully with the humans in this world. Much to his subjects' dismay, he's totally different from the rulers they're accustomed to. He's kind, considerate, a believer in justice, and not willing to use violence to solve conflicts. Not exactly someone they want running a country on the very brink of war. Now, Yuri has to deal with trying to become a good Maoh, while at the same time attempting to adapt to this lands' customs and culture, all in a world where the tension between the humans and Mazoku is reaching its peak.


The ReflectionThe Reflection
NHK, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Action, Fantasy, Animation

After THE REFLECTION, some of the people in all parts of the world are discovered with super powers. Some become heroes, and others villains. How did the Reflection happen? What was the cause of it? With many unsolved mysteries, the world is lead into turmoil.


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