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The Ice Guy and His Cool Female ColleagueThe Ice Guy and His Cool Female Colleague
Tokyo MX, 2023 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Fantasy, Romance, Anime | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.5/5

The "workplace fantasy romantic comedy" revolves around Himuro-kun, a modern-day descendant of the Snow Woman from Japanese folklore, and his seemingly aloof, eccentric yet kind colleague Fuyutsuki. Himuro-kun tends to freeze nearby objects or summon a snowstorm when he is agitated, and he also happens to have a secret crush on Fuyutsuki. However, Fuyutsuki is nearly completely oblivious to anything around her.


MononogatariMononogatari
AT-X, 2023 Running | Action, Adventure, Anime, Animation | ► Trailer
Rating: 5/5

Hyoma Kunato harbors a deep hatred for the Tsukumogami, wandering spirits who have taken possession of ancient objects, since some of them killed his brother and sister in front of him as a child. Only Hyoma is the descendant of a family whose role has always been to help spirits return to the other world. As a result, the young man's behavior and his resentment towards them strongly annoy his grandfather, who decides to send him to live for a while with Botan Nagatsuki, a young woman who has great affection for these creatures. , which she considers to be a real family for her. Together, Hyoma and Botan will face many trials, and confront their divergent opinions towards the Tsukumogami ...


BakemonogatariBakemonogatari
Tokyo MX, 2009 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Action, Fantasy
Rating: 4.8/5

Koyomi Aragi is in his third year of high school, but he is no normal guy, he was briefly a vampire but thanks to a homeless man he succeded in starting to become human again.


Tokyo RavensTokyo Ravens
Tokyo MX, 2013 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Action, Fantasy
Rating: 5/5

In the "Great Disaster," Japan has been thrown into chaos by onmyouji (a kind of magician). Harutora Tsuchimikado was born into an onmyouji family, but has no power whatsoever. His estranged sister appears to him one day to take him up the promise he made long ago to become her shikigami (familiar). A battle between onmyouji is about to begin.


Ayakashi TriangleAyakashi Triangle
Tokyo MX, 2023 Running | Comedy, Action, Anime, Animation | ► Trailer
Rating: 5/5

Japan may be brimming with mysterious monsters called ayakashi, but they have a special exorcist ninja force to counter the threat! Young exorcist ninja Matsuri spends his days fighting ayakashi to protect his childhood friend Suzu. But when an ayakashi cat named Shirogane shows up, things get turned upside down!


Mushi-shiMushi-shi
Fuji TV, 2005 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Fantasy
Rating: 4.5/5

The show was about a world world creatures called mushi existed. The main character, Ginko, is a mushi-shi, which is a person who studies and follows the creatures. He helps people when they encounter the mushi.


Nura: Rise of the Yokai ClanNura: Rise of the Yokai Clan
Tokyo MX, 2010 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Action, Horror, Anime
Rating: 4.8/5

Rikuo Nura, is 3 parts human and a quarter Demon, lives in a house of spirits with his grandfather, The current clan head of the Nura youkai. Rikou is set to be the next clan head, despit the fact he dilikes his demon side. He soon come to terms with his demon blood and decides to take his position as young master of the Nura house. However there are those who will certainly not allow it to be easy.


Mayonaka no Occult KoumuinMayonaka no Occult Koumuin
Tokyo MX, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Mystery, Fantasy, Anime, Animation | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Miyako Arata is newly assigned to the Shinjuku Ward Office's Nighttime Regional Relations Department. Each of Tokyo's 23 wards has one such department, established to mitigate paranormal and occult-related events. Arata's special skill is the understanding of non-human speech, and the story begins with him encountering a youkai at Shinjuku Gyoen park who refers to him as the legendary Heian-era exorcist, Abe no Seimei.


Natsume Yujin-ChoNatsume Yujin-Cho
TV Tokyo, 2008 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Fantasy
Rating: 4/5

For as long as he can remember Natsume Takashi has had the ability to see spirits called Youkai, but learned never to speak about it to anyone. After being bounced around from relative to relative he finally goes back to the village where his grandmother once lived. His grandmother also had the ability to see youkai and when he receives a book called the Yujincho or 'Book of Friends' he finally understands why he can see these spirits. His grandmother collected the spirits, and made them sign contracts and that is what is keeping them close to Natsume. Takashi finally has a purpose, to free the names of the spirits from the book. With Nyanko, a youkai trapped in the body of a 'Lucky Cat' statue, as his teacher and protector he sets out to empty the book and protect it from those who would take it's power for themselves.


Ghost StoriesGhost Stories
Animax, 2000 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Adventure, Mystery, Fantasy
Rating: 1/5

Satsuki Manshita and her younger brother Keiichirou move from Tokyo to their mother's hometown. Not long after they move in, they discovered that the old abandoned school building near their new school is haunted by demons and evil spirits. At first, they don't seem want to get involved with it, not until their family cat, Kaya, is taken by a demon. In order to save the town, Satsuki and Keiichirou along with their new friends, Momoko, Leo and Hajime form a team to fight the demons.


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