Best Anime Films Thread



  • What are your best Anime Films?

    My personal List:
    5 Eureka Seven: Pocketfull Of Rainbow (Although It has flaws)
    4 Evangelion 2.22
    3 Howl's Moving Castle
    2 Nausica Of The Valley Of The Wind
    1 Akira



  • All Satoshi Kon films, all Mamoru Hosoda films, Princess Mononoke, Porco Rosso, Castle of Cagliostro, Castle in the Sky, Akira, Redline, Ninja Scroll, Sword of the Stranger, Space Adventure Cobra, Mystery of Mamo, and a few others I can't remember right off hand.

    Also, Mamoru Oshii is an over-rated director and all his films are boring as dirt. The only good Ghost in the Shell movie was Solid State Society, the one Kenji Kamiyama directed.



  • Solitary Movies

    Akira
    Grave of the Fireflies
    Ninja scroll
    Paprika
    Perfect Blue
    Spirited Away
    Summer Wars
    Tokyo Godfathers
    Wolf Children

    Movies from a TV Franchise

    Evangelion 1.11: You are (not) Alone
    Evangelion 2.22: You can (not) Advance
    Fullmetal Alchemist: Conqueror of Shamballa
    Fullmetal Alchemist: Sacred Star of Milos
    Inuyasha: Castle Beyond the Looking Glass

    While I'm at it:

    My Worst

    Heaven's Lost Property: Angeliod of Clockwork
    Inuyasha: Affections Touching Across Time



  • Stand-Alone:

    Colorful
    Redline
    Spirited Away
    Tokyo Godfathers
    Wolf Children

    Part of a Series:

    Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya
    Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Rebellion
    Steins;Gate Fuka Ryouiki no Deja Vu



  • Oh wait, I completely forgot the Cowboy Bebop movie, too.



  • @Firefly:

    Puella Magi Madoka Magica: Rebellion

    Aiya, I can't believe I forgot that one.



  • Just a few that have yet to be mentioned…

    The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
    Revolutionary Girl Utena: The Adolescence of Utena



  • I second the 'anything Mamoru Hosoda does' sentiment. He's yet to fail for me (though I've admittedly not seen his One Piece movie yet). I would also throw in Whisper of the Heart, which to me is easily the best thing Ghibli has ever done. Beyond that, hmm…oh! I've not seen a lot of Kon's work either I'll admit, but...Tokyo Godfathers. If you haven't seen it, you need to see it. Like, now.

    For show related movies, I'd definitely toss Fullmetal Alchemist: Conqueor of Shamballa, Dragon Ball Z: Battle of Gods, and the first Pokemon movie (that I still need to see subbed) out there. Oh, and Cowboy Bebop: The Movie too I suppose, as I enjoy it more than I do the show actually.



  • Anything By Studio Ghibli. Ecspecislly Naussicca!

    Also really enjoy Summer Wars, Redline & The Case Closed Movies!



  • 1. Summer Wars
    2. The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya
    3. Perfect Blue
    4. Ghost in the Shell (2.0)
    5. Trigun: Badlands Rumble
    6. Kiki's Delivery Service
    7. Cowboy Bebop: Knocking on Heaven's Door
    8. King of Thorn
    9. Project A-ko
    10. Metropolis

    Behold my list in order of greatest to weakest.



  • In a mostly arbitrary order:

    1. Princess Mononoke
    2. Millennium Actress
    3. Garden of Sinners(let's just put all 8 in one spot)
    4. Summer Wars
    5. Redline
    6. Ghost in the Shell + Innocence
    7. Perfect Blue
    8. Mahou Shoujo Lyrical Nanoha 1st
    9. Adolescence of Utena
    10. The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya



  • Favorite Films:
    Garden of Sinners
    Time of Eve
    Redline
    Perfect Blue
    Paprika
    Sword of the Stranger
    Summer Wars
    The Girl Who Leapt Through Time
    Princess Mononoke
    Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind
    From Up on Poppy Hill
    Whisper of the Heart
    Castle in the Sky
    Howl's Moving Castle
    The Place Promised in Our Early Days
    SDF Macross: Do You Remember Love
    Nerawareta Gakuen (Psychic School Wars)
    Towanoquon
    They Were 11
    King of Thorn

    Favorite Franchise Films:
    Legend of the Galactic Heroes: My Conquest is the Sea of Stars
    Mobile Suit Gundam: Char's Counterattack
    Steins; Gate: Loading Space of Deja Vu
    Ghost in the Shell SAC: Solid State Society
    Cowboy Bebop: The Movie
    009 Re;Cyborg
    The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya
    Armitage: Poly-Matrix/Dual Matrix
    Puela Magi Madoka Magica: Rebellion
    Lyrical Nanoha The Movie 1st/2nd A's
    Kimagure Orange Road: The Movie/Kimagure Orange Road: Summer's Beginning
    Library Wars: Wings of Revolution
    Patlabor: The Movie/Patlabor 2
    Galaxy Express 999/Adieu Galaxaxy Express 999
    Tenchi Muyo Movie 1: Tenchi in Love
    Fullmetal Alchemist: The Conqueror of Shambala
    XXXHolic: A Midsummer Night's Dream
    Eden of the East: King of Eden/Paradise Lost
    Bleach Movies 1 and 4
    Inu Yasha Movies 2 and 3


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