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The Promised NeverlandThe Promised Neverland
Fuji TV, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Adventure, Mystery, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.6/5

At Grace Field House, life couldn't be better for the orphans! Though they have no parents, together with the other kids and a kind "Mama" who cares for them, they form one big, happy family. No child is ever overlooked, especially since they are all adopted by the age of 12. Their daily lives involve rigorous tests, but afterwards, they are allowed to play outside. There is only one rule they must obey: do not leave the orphanage. But one day, two top-scoring orphans, Emma and Norman, venture past the gate and unearth the horrifying reality behind their entire existence: they are all livestock, and their orphanage is a farm to cultivate food for a mysterious race of demons. With only a few months left to pull off an escape plan, the children must somehow change their predetermined fate.


Made in AbyssMade in Abyss
AT-X, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Adventure, Mystery, Sci-Fi | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.7/5

The enormous cave system, known as the Abyss, is the only unexplored place in the world. Nobody knows how deep down goes this titanic pit, inhabited by strange and wondrous creatures and full of mysterious ancient relics which purpose in unknown to modern man. Generations of bold adventurers have been drawn by the cryptic depths of the Abyss. In course of time those bold enough to explore the dangerous pit came to be known as "Cave Raiders." In Oosu, the town at the edge of the Abyss, there lives a little orphan named Rico, who dreams of becoming as great a cave raider as her mother was and solving the great mystery of the pit. One day exploring the murky depths she stumbles upon a little boy, who turns out to be a robot...


Da Wang Rao MingDa Wang Rao Ming
Bilibili, 2021 Running | Comedy, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Rating: 4.6/5

This is the story of an orphan, Lu Shu. He is not any regular orphan, but a metahuman experiencing the changes in himself, his country and the world during the dawn of the magical era. Watch as Lu Shu embarks on a journey to hone his peculiar abilities together with his sister, the adorable and charismatic Lu Xiaoyu. Along the way, they'll encounter supernatural events, obstacles and even the most powerful people in their country. How will Lu Shu make the best of his abilities and oust his never-ending list of rivals and opponents?


Management of Novice AlchemistManagement of Novice Alchemist
TV Tokyo, 2022 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Fantasy, Anime, Animation | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.8/5

For a lonely orphan, there is almost only one career path to success. That is to get a national qualification as an alchemist. After graduating from the Royal Alchemist Training Academy, which requires nothing but ability, Sarasa is presented with the rights to a store by her master. After being sent off by her generous mentor, Sarasa sets off on her journey, dreaming of a slightly elegant life as an alchemist, but upon arrival, she is shocked to find that the countryside is even more rural than she had imagined. However, even in such a place, she has to manage a store somehow to make a living.


Fruits BasketFruits Basket
TV Tokyo, 2001 Cancelled/Ended | Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Rating: 4.9/5

Tohru Honda, 16 year old, whose mom and dad died, gets invited to live in the house of Sohma family, after they found out she was living in a tent in the woods. The Sohma family is cursed. If they are hugged by the opposite gender, they transform into one of the 12 animals of the Chinese Zodiac or a cat who is left out.


SherwoodSherwood
YouTube, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi, Animation | ► Trailer
Rating: 2.8/5

All her life, teen-hacker Robin of Sherwood thought she was an orphan. But when a mysterious Gauntlet unlocks a secret that turns her world upside down, Robin joins forces with a group of renegades who teach her the true value of love, loyalty, and sacrifice.


07-Ghost07-Ghost
CTC (JA), 2009 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Fantasy, Animation
Rating: 4.7/5

Set in a gothic fantasy world, this is the story of Teito Klein, an orphaned slave who became the top military academy student. However, an unexpected turn of events left him pursued by the forces of the Barsburg Empire. Now an escaping convict, Teito's sheltered by the church and it's law of sanctuary. Here, he discovered many mysteries surrounding himself, the church, and the Empire itself. The fact that he might be connected to a dethroned king and the mystical stone of god, 'The Eye of Mikhael' made him the target of the empire more than ever. Fortunately the church is under the mythical 7 Ghost protection. But who are the Ghosts really. Will Teito be free from the military's clutch, And what of his said mission to uncover the history. And who is the military's Chief-of-Staff Ayanami exactly. Teito's future seems to have spiraled into an unexpectedly perilous path.


The Heike StoryThe Heike Story
AT-X, 2021 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Fantasy, Anime, Animation

A young orphan named Biwa is taken in by the powerful Taira Clan-also known as the Heike-after their leader witnesses her extraordinary psychic abilities. Unfortunately, what she predicts is a future of bloodshed, violence, and civil war. Inspired by the 12th-century epic tale Heike Monogatari.


Oxygen: The SeriesOxygen: The Series
GMM One, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Romance | ► Trailer
Rating: 5/5

Orphaned at a very young age, Gui, a fourth-year engineering student, has had to work hard and earn for himself for as long as he can remember. Still, through the test of time, he still has a soft demeanor and a smile on his face. Solo, a freshman in the Faculty of Music, can get anything he wants with a flick of his wrist. Money, fame, good looks, the boy has everything, except his smile. When Solo's mother passed away, she took with him his smile. Nothing could fill this missing hole in him... that is - until one day when he sees a smiling boy working at a cafe. One night the two worlds collide in a small coffee shop. For a cup of hot milk and a warm smile, Solo finds himself back in the cafe every night. For a soft boy who reminds him of a husky, Gui finds himself waiting for a late-night visitor with a cup of hot milk, night after night. Night after night, the two boys continue to meet. At the same spot, at the same time, until they soon come to realize that they have become each other's breath. A necessity. Just like Oxygen.


ēlDLIVEēlDLIVE
Tokyo MX, 2017 Cancelled/Ended | Action, Crime, Sci-Fi, Anime
Rating: 5/5

Chuuta Kokonose is an orphan who lives with his aunt. For as long as he can remember, he's had a voice in his head, but other than that he's a normal boy-right until the day when a strange-looking thing follows him home and teleports him to a place filled with more fantastic creatures. It's a space police station, and Rein Brickke, the Chief of Solar System Department, tells him that he's been chosen by the computer as a possible candidate to join the police force. Misuzu Sonokata, a girl from Chuuta's school with an angelic face and ill temper who turns out to be one of Rein Brickke's subordinates, doesn't think him suitable for such a job. Chuuta, who was shocked at first, decides to take the aptitude test after being urged by the voice in his head and to prove Misuzu wrong.


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