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The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
2013

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya

Genres: Fantasy / Historical / Eng. Dubbing / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Kaguya Hime no Monogatari
The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
Kaguya-hime no Monogatari
かぐや姫の物語
Year: 2013
Series: Full movie, 140 min.
Video Resolution: HD 1080p
Age limit: ---
Studios: Studio Ghibli

Okina is a bamboo cutter in ancient rural Japan. One day in the forest, he finds a tiny baby in the folds of a bamboo shoot. He brings the creature home to his wife Ounaa and they decide to keep her

The Tale of the Princess Kaguya
Bakumatsu Gijinden Roman
2013

Bakumatsu Gijinden Roman

Genres: Fantasy / Historical / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Bakumatsu Gijinden Roman
幕末義人伝 浪漫
Year: 2013
Series: 12 episodes, 25 min.

Age limit: 13+
Studios: TMS Entertainment

The stage is the close of the Edo period, an age when, not unlike our own time, both natural and man-made disasters left chaos in their wake. Manjiro makes a living helping the people of the troubled

Bakumatsu Gijinden Roman
Gifuu Doudou!!: Kanetsugu to Keiji
2013

Gifuu Doudou!!: Kanetsugu to Keiji

Genres: Action / Historical / Martial arts / Samurai / Seinen / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Gifuu Doudou!! Kanetsugu to Keiji
義風堂々!!兼続と慶次
義風堂々!! 兼続と慶次
Year: 2013
Series: 25 episodes, 25 min.

Age limit: 17+ (violence & profanity)
Studios: Studio DEEN

The Sengoku era gave birth to many historical legends. One of them is Naoe Kanetsugu, the brilliant military general of the Uesugi family. Together with Maeda Keiji, a legendary warrior on the

Gifuu Doudou!!: Kanetsugu to Keiji
Buta
2012

Buta

Genres: Adventure / Comedy / Fantasy / Historical / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Buta
Wakate Animator Ikusei Project
2011 Young Animator Training Project
Anime Mirai 2011
Year: 2012
Series: Short movie, 25 min.
Video Resolution: HD 720p
Age limit: ---
Studios: Telecom Animation Film

Buta the sword for hire is recruited by the Tufugu Pirates on their voyage to seek a stockpile of treasure. On board he discovers the child Kitsune locked away below deck. After some

Buta
Chouyaku Hyakuninisshu: Uta Koi.
2012

Chouyaku Hyakuninisshu: Uta Koi.

Genres: Historical / Josei / Romance / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Chouyaku Hyakunin Isshu: Uta Koi.
Chouyaku Hyakuninisshu: Uta Koi.
Chouyaku Hyakunin Isshu Uta Koi.
Utakoi
超訳百人一首 うた恋い。
Year: 2012
Series: 13 episodes, 25 min.
Video Resolution: HD 720p
Age limit: 13+
Studios: TYO Animations
Adaptation: Chouyaku Hyakuninisshu: Uta Koi.

Uta Koi tells the "super-liberal interpretation" of the Hyakuninisshu anthology compiled during Japan's Heian period of 100 romantic poems from 100 different poets such as The Tale of Genji's

Chouyaku Hyakuninisshu: Uta Koi.
Thermae Romae
2012

Thermae Romae

Genres: Comedy / Historical / Seinen / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Thermae Romae
テルマエ・ロマエ
Year: 2012
Series: 3 episodes, 25 min.
Video Resolution: HD 720p
Age limit: 13+
Studios: Gonzo, DLE
Adaptation: Thermae Romae

The story is a comedy about Lucius, an architect of public bath houses in ancient Rome, who time-travels to various modern-day baths in Japan. The author explores the two cultures in the world "that

Thermae Romae
Sekiei Ayakashi Mangatan
2012

Sekiei Ayakashi Mangatan

Genres: Fantasy / Historical / Supernatural / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Sekiei Ayakashi Mangatan
石影妖漫画譚
Year: 2012
Series: 3 episodes, 5 min.
Video Resolution: SD 360p
Age limit: 13+

Adaptation: Sekiei Ayakashi Mangatan

The story is set during the middle of Japan's historic Edo period. It centers around Toriyama Sekiei, an eccentric but brilliant artist who only draws supernatural creatures—because he draws the

Sekiei Ayakashi Mangatan
Hakuouki Reimeiroku
2012

Hakuouki Reimeiroku

Genres: Action / Drama / Historical / Samurai / Shoujo / Supernatural / Eng. Dubbing / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Hakuouki: Reimei-roku
Hakuouki: Reimeiroku
Hakuoki Reimeiroku
Hakuouki 3
Hakuoki 3
Hakuouki Shinsengumi Kitan Reimeiroku
薄桜鬼 黎明録
薄桜鬼 黎明録
Year: 2012
Series: 12 episodes, 25 min.
Video Resolution: HD 1080p
Age limit: 17+ (violence & profanity)
Studios: Studio DEEN
Adaptation: Hakuouki Junrenka, Hakuouki, Hakuouki, Hakuouki Shinsengumi Kitan

The year is 1863 and as Japan's long festering wounds of political discord erupt into violent waves of street clashes and murder, the Tokugawa Shogunate sends a new force of masterless samurai called

Hakuouki Reimeiroku
Otome Nadeshiko Koi Techou
2012

Otome Nadeshiko Koi Techou

Genres: Historical / Shoujo / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Otome Nadeshiko Love Diary
Otome Nadeshiko Koi Techou
乙女なでしこ恋手帖
Year: 2012
Series: OVA (1 ep.), 11 min.
Video Resolution: SD 480p
Age limit: ---

Adaptation: Otome Nadeshiko Koi Techou

The story follows a 16-year-old girl who is experiencing her first love during Japan's Taishou period (1912-1926). Bundled with special versions of Otome Nadeshiko Love Diary 2 light novel.

Otome Nadeshiko Koi Techou
Kingdom 2nd Season
2012

Kingdom 2nd Season

Genres: Action / Historical / Military / Seinen / Eng. Dubbing / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Kingdom 2
キングダム 2
Year: 2012
Series: 39 episodes, 25 min.
Video Resolution: HD 720p
Age limit: 17+ (violence & profanity)
Studios: Studio Pierrot
Adaptation: Kingdom

A year after the devastating battle against the formidable Zhao, the State of Qin has returned its focus to pursuing King Zheng Ying's ambition of conquering the other six states and unifying China.

Kingdom 2nd Season
Kingdom
2012

Kingdom

Genres: Action / Historical / Military / Seinen / Eng. Dubbing / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Kingdom
キングダム
Year: 2012
Series: 38 episodes, 25 min.
Video Resolution: HD 720p
Age limit: 17+ (violence & profanity)
Studios: Studio Pierrot
Adaptation: Kingdom

China’s Warring States period, a raging dragon that would raze the land for 500 years, saw many kingdoms rise and fall, making way for the next generation of kings and generals to fight for

Kingdom
The Ambition of Oda Nobuna
2012

The Ambition of Oda Nobuna

Genres: Comedy / Historical / Romance / Eng. Dubbing / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
The Ambition of Oda Nobuna
Oda Nobuna no Yabou
織田信奈の野望
Year: 2012
Series: 12 episodes, 25 min.

Age limit: 13+
Studios: Madhouse

The historical romantic comedy follows 17-year-old high schooler Sagara Yoshiharu who one day time-travels to the Sengoku period, where all the major Samurai lords are cute girls. Yoshiharu meets Oda

The Ambition of Oda Nobuna
Hanayaka Nari, Waga Ichizoku: Kinetograph
2012

Hanayaka Nari, Waga Ichizoku: Kinetograph

Genres: Drama / Historical / Romance / Shoujo / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Hanayaka Nari, Waga Ichizoku: Kinetograph
華ヤカ哉、我ガ一族 キネトグラフ
Year: 2012
Series: OVA (2 ep.), 50 min.
Video Resolution: HD 720p
Age limit: 13+
Studios: Anpro, teamKG

Set during Japan's Taishō era (1912-1926), a girl named Haru Asagi works as a maid of the Miyanomori family, which is headed by one of Japan's most powerful magnates. However, the family head

Hanayaka Nari, Waga Ichizoku: Kinetograph
Himeyuri
2012

Himeyuri

Genres: Drama / Historical / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Himeyuri
ひめゆり
Year: 2012
Series: Short movie, 30 min.
Video Resolution: SD 360p
Age limit: ---


The 30-minute film centers around a group of high school nurses called Himeyuri who served during the Battle of Okinawa during World War II. The Himeyuri Alumnae Incorporated Foundation, which runs

Himeyuri
Fuse: Teppou Musume no Torimonochou
2012

Fuse: Teppou Musume no Torimonochou

Genres: Action / Drama / Historical / Supernatural / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Fuse: Teppou Musume no Torimonochou
Fusé: Memoirs of a Huntress
FUSE: Memoirs of the Hunter Girl
伏 鉄砲娘の捕物帳
Year: 2012
Series: Full movie, 110 min.
Video Resolution: HD 720p
Age limit: 17+ (violence & profanity)
Studios: TMS Entertainment
Adaptation: Fuse: Shoujo to Kemono no Rekkatan

In Kyokutei Bakin's classic Japanese epic novel Nansou Satomi Hakkenden, eight samurai serve the Satomi clan during Japan's tumultuous Sengoku (Warring States) era. The Edo-era samurai are the

Fuse: Teppou Musume no Torimonochou
Gintama: Yorinuki Gintama-san on Theater 2D
2012

Gintama: Yorinuki Gintama-san on Theater 2D

Genres: Action / Comedy / Historical / Parody / Samurai / Sci-Fi / Shounen / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Yorinuki Gintama-san on Theater 2D
Shinsengumi Douran Hen
Kabuki Chou Shitennou Hen
Kabuki-chou Devas Hen
Gintama: The Best of Gintama on Theater 2D
Gintama: Yorinuki Gintama-san on Theater 2D
銀魂 よりぬき銀魂さんオンシアター2D
Year: 2012
Series: 2 episodes, 100 min.
Video Resolution: SD 480p
Age limit: 13+
Studios: Sunrise
Adaptation: Gintama

Movie version of the Shinsengumi Crisis arc (episodes 101-105) and the Kabukicho Four Devas arc (episodes 210-214) which were screened in selected theaters in Japan.

Gintama: Yorinuki Gintama-san on Theater 2D
Dantalian no Shoka: Ibarahime
2012

Dantalian no Shoka: Ibarahime

Genres: Action / Historical / Mystery / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Dantalian no Shoka: Ibarahime
The Mystic Archives of Dantalian: Ibarahime
Bibliotheca Mystica de Dantalian: Ibarahime
Dantalian's Bookshelf: Ibarahime
ダンタリアンの書架 荊姫
Year: 2012
Series: OVA (1 ep.), 25 min.
Video Resolution: SD 576p
Age limit: 13+
Studios: Gainax
Adaptation: Dantalian no Shoka

Original anime episode bundled with the fifth volume of Chako Abeno's Dantalian no Shoka manga adaptation.

Dantalian no Shoka: Ibarahime
Brave 10
2012

Brave 10

Genres: Action / Adventure / Historical / Samurai / Seinen / Super Power / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Brave 10
Brave10 ブレイブ・テン
Year: 2012
Series: 12 episodes, 25 min.
Video Resolution: HD 1080p
Age limit: 17+ (violence & profanity)
Studios: TMS Entertainment
Adaptation: Brave 10

Isanami, a young priestess of Izumo, is forced to watch as a group of evil ninja burn her temple to the ground and slaughter the people within, leaving her no choice but to flee into the forest to

Brave 10
Asura
2012

Asura

Genres: Drama / Historical / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Asura
アシュラ
Year: 2012
Series: Full movie, 75 min.
Video Resolution: HD 1080p
Age limit: Mild Nudity
Studios: Toei Animation

Asura is an unrelentingly dark drama that follows the struggles of a young boy who did whatever it took to survive during a time of war and famine in medieval Japan.

Asura
Gintama': Enchousen
2012

Gintama': Enchousen

Genres: Action / Comedy / Historical / Parody / Samurai / Sci-Fi / Shounen / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Gintama' (2012)
Gintama' Overdrive
Kintama
銀魂'(2012)
Year: 2012
Series: 13 episodes, 25 min.

Age limit: 13+
Studios: Sunrise
Adaptation: Gintama

Sakata Gintoki, Kagura, and Shinpachi Shimura continue to scrape a living as freelance jack-of-all-trades at Edo while amidst the several odd humans and aliens that inhabit the peculiar metropolis.

Gintama': Enchousen
From Up on Poppy Hill
2011

From Up on Poppy Hill

Genres: Historical / Romance / School / Shoujo / Eng. Dubbing


Alternative titles:
From Up on Poppy Hill
Coquelicot-zaka kara
コクリコ坂から
Year: 2011
Series: Full movie, 95 min.

Age limit: ---
Studios: Studio Ghibli
Adaptation: Coquelicot-zaka kara

The 1964 Tokyo Olympics represented a new start for Japan—out with the old Meiji-era buildings that reminded citizens of bad times, in with innovation that spoke to the future of a newly peaceful and

From Up on Poppy Hill
From Up on Poppy Hill
2011

From Up on Poppy Hill

Genres: Historical / Romance / School / Shoujo / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
From Up on Poppy Hill
Coquelicot-zaka kara
コクリコ坂から
Year: 2011
Series: Full movie, 95 min.

Age limit: ---
Studios: Studio Ghibli
Adaptation: Coquelicot-zaka kara

The 1964 Tokyo Olympics represented a new start for Japan—out with the old Meiji-era buildings that reminded citizens of bad times, in with innovation that spoke to the future of a newly peaceful and

From Up on Poppy Hill
Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom: A Memory of Snow Flowers
2011

Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom: A Memory of Snow Flowers

Genres: Action / Demons / Drama / Fantasy / Historical / Shoujo / Eng. Dubbing


Alternative titles:
Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom - A Memory of Snow Flowers
Hakuouki Sekkaroku
Hakuoki Sekkaroku
薄桜鬼 雪華録
薄桜鬼 雪華録
Year: 2011
Series: OVA (6 ep.), 25 min.

Age limit: 13+
Studios: Studio DEEN
Adaptation: Hakuouki Shinsengumi Kitan

This OVA takes place in between episodes 8 and 9 of the first season of Hakuouki. Yukimura Chizuru goes on a reconnaissance mission in Shimabara as a geiko for the Shinsengumi. Each episode unfolds

Hakuoki: Demon of the Fleeting Blossom: A Memory of Snow Flowers
Sengoku Basara - Samurai Kings: The Movie
2011

Sengoku Basara - Samurai Kings: The Movie

Genres: Action / Historical / Martial arts / Samurai / Super Power / Eng. Dubbing


Alternative titles:
Gekijouban Sengoku Basara: The Last Party
劇場版 戦国BASARA The Last Party
劇場版 戦国BASARA -The Last Party-
Year: 2011
Series: Full movie, 94 min.

Age limit: 13+
Studios: Production I.G

The story of the film is set after the conflict instigated by Toyotomi Hideyoshi ended, but not before the Battle of Sekigahara determines who shall be the Shogun of Japan.

Sengoku Basara - Samurai Kings: The Movie
Ojiisan no Lamp
2011

Ojiisan no Lamp

Genres: Drama / Historical / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Ojii-san no Lamp
O-jii-san no Lamp
おぢいさんのランプ
Young Animator Training Project
若手アニメーター育成プロジェクト
Year: 2011
Series: Short movie, 25 min.

Age limit: ---
Studios: Telecom Animation Film

A boy finds a strange object while playing hide-and-seek. His grandfather tells him the story of his own youth, and the important role the old lamp played. This story is about the modernization of

Ojiisan no Lamp