The story follows Kakujou Youkuo his fifteenth birthday in a seemingly normal world where medical technology has sky rocketed and is now able to translate any human organ. Those behind this are called the Ame No Tori (Rain of Birds). But it all turns out to be a plot against humanity where the new tech can take over its host and thus making them into a killing machine. A task force called the Jackalope are set on annihilating them before they raise more havoc and so Youkuo's new life begins
Dragon Ball follows the adventures of Goku from his childhood through adulthood as he trains in martial arts and explores the world in search of the seven mystical orbs known as the Dragon Balls, which can summon a wish-granting dragon when gathered. Along his journey, Goku makes several friends and battles a wide variety of villains, many of whom also seek the Dragon Balls for their own desires. Along the way becoming the strongest warrior in the universe
Also known as Princess Mononoke, the Hayao Miyazaki and Studio Ghilbi film.
In order to satisfy their own needs for land and resources, Man is encroaching on their sacred territory, cutting down the trees and destroying everything else that stand in their path. As a result, the animal gods became angry and attacked the encampment
Into this conflict wanders a young boy, Ashitaka, a refugee of the Emishi people. His people still live in hiding, but when his village was attacked, he shot and killed one of the animal gods. For this he has been given the curse of death.
He has begun a search through Japan to find the secret of his curse when he arrives at the encampment. Outside of the encampment he is attacked by the "Monster Princess", a girl raised in the woods by Moro no Kimi (a 300 year old female dog god) and who is driven by a fierce hatred for the humans who are destroying the forest. She has repeatedly attacked the encampment, but after she meets Ashitaka, she becomes torn between her loyalty to the animal-gods and the world of the humans
Surrounded by the warring characters of the humans on one side and the animal-gods on the other, each side believing in the righteouness of its cause, it is Ashitaka and San who must face each other personally and, by the end of the film, come to an understanding of each other's world and make the attempt to coexist without hatred and violence
Not far from the heart of the sacred forest where the great Deer God dwells, a new town called Irontown is founded. Conflict seems inevitable
A young girl, raised by wolves, and a warrior bearing a curse inflicted by the hatred of a dying Boar God are trying to make things right. Will they succeed
In the decade since the world became aware of the existence of magic, the world has undergone massive upheaval. However, a boy named Touta lives in seclusion in a rural town far removed from these changes. His ordinary life is highlighted by his magic-using female teacher and his supportive friends. When his tranquil daily life is disrupted, he embarks on a unique adventure
Following the untimely passing of his childhood friend and his little sister, Io Haruomi is constantly haunted by their deaths, forever feeling powerless and unable to escape the guilt he feels for letting them die. Despite this, he continues to press forward, attempting to enjoy an ordinary life. He goes to high school, hangs out with his friends, and generally passes himself off as a normal 2nd-year high school student.
One day, however, Haruomi encounters an "Eda", a girl with glowing red eyes and demonic powers. Amidst her escape from the "Seven Great Gospel Organizations", she reveals that he too is an Eda, and the powerlessness he feels is completely unfounded. Before he knows it, Io Haruomi is thrown into the middle of a battle between man and devil.
And as his eyes too begin to glow red, the side he is on is no longer so clear
Nai'a young man who travels in search of another by the name of Karoku, a lone bracelet his only lead. Gareki'a willful young man who earns his daily bread by thieving and picking pockets. Thrown together at an eerie mansion, where they are entrapped and framed, Nai and Gareki are soon hunted down as criminals by national security forces. As they are driven into a corner, before them appears the most powerful defense agency in the country, 'Circus'?!
Richard, the ambitious third son of the House of York, believes he is cursed, damned from birth to eternal darkness. But is it truly fate that sets him on the path to personal destruction' Or his own tormented longings' Based on an early draft of Shakespeare's Richard III, Aya Kanno's dark fantasy finds the man who could be king standing between worlds, between classes, between good and evil
The story is set in the modern day, except people with special powers have become commonplace throughout the world. A boy named Izuku Midoriya has no powers, but he still dreams
Note: Nominated for the 8th Manga Taisho Award
A long time ago, there was a tremendous war between the goddess of Creation and the goddess of Destruction, which made the earth tremble. Both goddesses perished in the war and created what people called a cursed land?Lodoss.
Something evil is happening in the land of Lodoss. Parn, a reckless young warrior, along with his new-found friends, takes on a quest to find out the source of this evil and becomes involved in the greatest epic struggle between good and evil since the war of the goddesses
"I do not trust humans. They'll betray you without fail.' Aur, the man who had obtained the ability and right to become the Maou at the end of his life of research. Summoning the succubus Lilu, he then sets out on creating his own domain, a gigantic labyrinthine dungeon. The misanthropic Maou taking on the world, the curtain rises on a dark harem fantasy
One day a tanuki named Monoko stumbles across a baby abandoned by its mother. Having no family of her own, she raises the baby to the best of her ability even though they originate from different species. Hardships and enemies face the tanuki but that doesn't stop Monoko protecting the baby at all costs. Many trials await this baby as it grows and communicates with the animal world
Maka is a weapon meister, determined to turn her partner, a living scythe named Soul Eater, into a powerful death scythe ' the ultimate weapon of Death himself! Charged with the task of collecting and devouring the tainted souls of ninety-nine humans and one witch, Maka and her fellow meisters strive to master their weapons as they face off against the bizarre and dangerous minions of the underworld. But the meisters' own personal quirks may prove a bigger obstacle than any sultry enchantress
Akira is set in the post-apocalypse Neo-Tokyo of 2030, a vast metropolis built on the ashes of a Tokyo annihilated by an apocalyptic blast of unknown power that triggered World War III. The lives of two streetwise teenage friends, Tetsuo and Kaneda, change forever when dormant paranormal abilities begin to waken in Tetsuo, who becomes a target for a shadowy government operation, a group who will stop at nothing to prevent another catastrophe like that which leveled Tokyo. And at the core of their motivation is a raw, all-consuming fear. A fear of someone or something, of unthinkably monstrous power known only as "Akira"
Note: Won the 1984 Kodansha Manga Award for best general manga, won the Harvey Award for Best American Edition of Foreign Material in 1993 and was nominated for the Harvey for Best Graphic Album of Previously Published Work in 2002
A couple of decades have passed since Ultraman last was seen in Tokyo, and his kaiju nemeses seem to have gone back into outer space. Former Ultraman Shin Hayata has forgotten that he ever wore the metal suit, though as Minister of Defense he still takes a keen interest in protecting Japan. His young son Shinjiro knows that his dad once worked with the SSSP (Science Special Search Party), but not that that explains how he came to have amazing strength and other seemingly supernatural abilities; as a moody teen he just thinks they make him weird. But then one day a dangerous alien comes back to Earth, and everything starts to become clear. Will Shinjiro don the suit and become the new Ultraman