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Saraiya Goyou
2010

Saraiya Goyou

Genres: Historical / Samurai / Seinen / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
House of Five Leaves
Sarai-ya Goyou
Saraiya Goyou
さらい屋五葉
さらい屋 五葉
Year: 2010
Series: 12 episodes, 25 min.

Age limit: 13+
Studios: Manglobe
Adaptation: Saraiya Goyou

Masterless samurai Akitsu Masanosuke is a skilled and loyal swordsman, but his naïve, diffident nature has time and again caused him to be let go by the lords who have employed him. Hungry and

Saraiya Goyou
Gintama Movie: Shinyaku Benizakura-hen
2010

Gintama Movie: Shinyaku Benizakura-hen

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


Alternative titles:
Gekijouban Gintama: Shinyaku Benizakura Hen
劇場版 銀魂 新訳紅桜篇
Year: 2010
Series: Full movie, 96 min.

Age limit: 17+ (violence & profanity)
Studios: Sunrise
Adaptation: Gintama

Odd Jobs Gin has taken on a lot of odd work in the past, and when you're a Jack of All Trades agency based in a feudal Japan that's been conquered and colonized by aliens, the term "Odd Jobs" means

Gintama Movie: Shinyaku Benizakura-hen
Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 3: Owarinaki Unmei
2010

Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 3: Owarinaki Unmei

Genres: Action / Demons / Fantasy / Historical / Military / Shoujo / Supernatural / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Within the Expanse of a Distant Time 3: Endless Destiny
Haruka Naru Toki no Naka de 3: Owari Naki Unmei
Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 3: Owari Naki Unmei
遙かなる時空(とき)の中で3 ~終わりなき運命~
遙かなる時空の中で3 終わりなき運命
遙かなる時空の中で3 終わりなき運命
Year: 2010
Series: Special, (1 ep) 56 min.

Age limit: 13+
Studios: Yumeta Company

The war between the Heike clan and the Genji clan continues. This time, Nozomi has to fight a powerful supernatural enemy and make a choice: protect her friends and stay by Kurou's side, or choose

Harukanaru Toki no Naka de 3: Owarinaki Unmei
Qin Shiming Yue Zhi: Zhu Zi Bai Jia
2010

Qin Shiming Yue Zhi: Zhu Zi Bai Jia

Genres: Action / Fantasy / Historical / Martial arts / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Qin Shiming Yue Zhi: Zhu Zi Bai Jia
Qin's Moon: Hundred Schools of Thought
Qín Shí Míng Yuè 3
The Legend of Swordsman 3
Qin's Moon 3
Qin Shi Ming Yue 3: Hundred Schools of Thought
秦时明月
Year: 2010
Series: 34 episodes, 25 min.
Video Resolution: SD 480p
Age limit: 13+
Studios: Hang Zhou StarQ

The first part of this season continues where the second season ended, and the battle for the Mohist school finds its conclusion. In the second part of the season, new alliances are made and new

Qin Shiming Yue Zhi: Zhu Zi Bai Jia
Gintama: Jump Anime Tour 2008 Special
2009

Gintama: Jump Anime Tour 2008 Special

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


Alternative titles:
Gintama: Birth of White Demon
Gintama: Shiroyasha Koutan
Jump Anime Tour 2008: Birth of White Demo
Jump Anime Tour 2008: Shiroyasha Koutan
ジャンプアニメツアー 2008 白夜叉降誕
劇場版銀魂予告 〜白夜叉降誕〜
Year: 2009
Series: Special, (1 ep) 10 min.

Age limit: 13+
Studios: Sunrise
Adaptation: Gintama

According to Aniplex, a 10min short anime of Gintama "Shiroyasha Koutan" will be released on September 30th. It was shown at Jump Super Anime Tour 2008 and had never been released as a DVD. It's a

Gintama: Jump Anime Tour 2008 Special
Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings
2009

Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings

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


Alternative titles:
Sengoku Basara
戦国BASARA
Year: 2009
Series: 13 episodes, 25 min.

Age limit: 13+
Studios: Production I.G
Adaptation: Sengoku Basara Ranse Ranbu, Sengoku Basara

In the age of the Warring Countries, Japan was fragmented in semi-independent provinces, governed by feudal lords or daimyo, who confronted each other in an endless struggle for power. Ambitious

Sengoku Basara: Samurai Kings
Hetalia Axis Powers
2009

Hetalia Axis Powers

Genres: Comedy / Historical / Parody / Eng. Dubbing


Alternative titles:
Hetalia: Axis Powers
Hetalia - Axis Powers
Hetalia Axis Powers
ヘタリア Axis Powers
Axis powers ヘタリア
Hetalia: Axis Powers Fan Disc
ヘタリア Axis Powers ファンディスク
Year: 2009
Series: ONA (52 ep.), 5 min.

Age limit: 13+
Studios: Studio DEEN
Adaptation: Hetalia Axis Powers

Based on a popular web-released manga series by Hidekazu Himaruya, this has been described as a "cynical gag" story set in Europe in the years between WW1 and WW2 (1918-1939), using exaggerated

Hetalia Axis Powers
Spice and Wolf II
2009

Spice and Wolf II

Genres: Adventure / Fantasy / Historical / Romance / Eng. Dubbing


Alternative titles:
Spice and Wolf II
Ookami to Koushinryou II
狼と香辛料II
Year: 2009
Series: 12 episodes +1 OVA, 25 min.

Age limit: 13+
Studios: Brains Base
Adaptation: Ookami to Koushinryou

Kraft Lawrence, an experienced traveling merchant, and his sharp tongued wolf goddess companion, Holo, continue on their journey to return to Holo's home in the north called Yoitsu. A tender

Spice and Wolf II
Aoi Bungaku Series
2009

Aoi Bungaku Series

Genres: Drama / Historical / Psychological / Seinen / Thriller / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Blue Literature Series
Aoi Bungaku Series
青い文学シリーズ
Year: 2009
Series: 12 episodes, 25 min.

Age limit: 17+ (violence & profanity)
Studios: Madhouse
Adaptation: Ningen Shikkaku

The series consists of adaptations of six modern classics of Japanese literature: Osamu Dazai’s No Longer Human (Ningen Shikkaku) & Run, Melos! (Hashire, Melos!), Natsume Soseki’s Kokoro,

Aoi Bungaku Series
Taisho Baseball Girls
2009

Taisho Baseball Girls

Genres: Comedy / Historical / School / Seinen / Sports / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Taisho Baseball Girls
Taishou Yakyuu Musume.
大正野球娘。
Year: 2009
Series: 12 episodes, 25 min.

Age limit: 13+
Studios: J.C.Staff
Adaptation: Taishou Yakyuu Musume.

In 1925 (year 14 of the Taisho era) baseball is still quite unknown in Japan and there are only a few male teams. After being told by a baseball player that women should become housewives instead of

Taisho Baseball Girls
Beyond the Heavens
2009

Beyond the Heavens

Genres: Action / Adventure / Historical / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Souten Kouro
Beyond the Heavens
Soten Koro
Sotenkoro
蒼天航路
Year: 2009
Series: 26 episodes, 25 min.

Age limit: Mild Nudity
Studios: Madhouse
Adaptation: Souten Kouro

Souten Kouro's story is based loosely on the events taking place in Three Kingdoms period of China during the life of the last Chancellor of the Eastern Han Dynasty, Cao Cao (155 – March 15, 220),

Beyond the Heavens
Shin Koihime†Musou
2009

Shin Koihime†Musou

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


Alternative titles:
Shin Koihime Musou
真・恋姫†無双
Year: 2009
Series: 12 episodes, 25 min.

Age limit: Mild Nudity
Studios: Doga Kobo
Adaptation: Koihime†Musou: Doki☆Otome darake no Sangokushi Engi

Kanuu and Chouhi's group rescue a mysterious girl, who is actually the real Ryuubi, her name and heirloom sword stolen after the events of the last season. The group sets off to recover Ryuubi's

Shin Koihime†Musou
Musashi: The Dream of the Last Samurai
2009

Musashi: The Dream of the Last Samurai

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


Alternative titles:
Miyamoto Musashi: Souken ni Haseru Yume
Musashi: The Dream of the Last Samurai
Miyamoto Musashi: Soken ni Haseru Yume
宮本武蔵 -双剣に馳せる夢-
宮本武蔵 ―双剣に馳せる夢―
宮本武蔵-双剣に馳せる夢-
Year: 2009
Series: Full movie, 72 min.

Age limit: 17+ (violence & profanity)
Studios: Production I.G

The new film's story will center on Musashi Miyamoto, one of the most famous swordsmen in Japanese history. He pioneered the Hyouhou Niten Ichi-ryuu style of two-sword fighting and wrote The Book of

Musashi: The Dream of the Last Samurai
Before Green Gables
2009

Before Green Gables

Genres: Drama / Historical / Slice of Life / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Anne of Green Gables Prequel
Akage no Anne Prequel
Konnichiwa Anne: Before Green Gables
こんにちは アン ~Before Green Gables
Year: 2009
Series: 39 episodes, 25 min.

Age limit: ---
Studios: Nippon Animation

The story of what happened to Anne Shirley before she was adopted.

Before Green Gables
Millennium Old Journal: Tale of Genji
2009

Millennium Old Journal: Tale of Genji

Genres: Drama / Historical / Romance / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Millennium Old Journal: Tale of Genji
Genji Monogatari Sennenki
Тысячелетняя повесть о Гэндзи
源氏物語千年紀 Genji
Year: 2009
Series: 11 episodes, 25 min.

Age limit: Mild Nudity
Studios: TMS Entertainment, Tezuka Productions

Born from a much loved, but lowly ranked concubine, Genji Hikaru is called the Shining Prince and is the beloved second son of the Emperor. Although he cannot be an heir to the throne of his father,

Millennium Old Journal: Tale of Genji
First Squad: The Moment of Truth
2009

First Squad: The Moment of Truth

Genres: Action / Historical / Super Power / Supernatural / Eng. Dubbing


Alternative titles:
First Squad: The Moment Of Truth
First Squad - The Moment Of Truth
ファースト・スクワッド
ファーストスクワッド
Year: 2009
Series: Full movie, 73 min.

Age limit: 17+ (violence & profanity)
Studios: Studio 4°C

First Squad is set during the opening days of World War II on the Eastern Front. Its main cast are a group of Soviet teenagers with extraordinary abilities; the teenagers have been drafted to form a

First Squad: The Moment of Truth
Legend of the Condor Hero III
2008

Legend of the Condor Hero III

Genres: Action / Adventure / Drama / Historical / Romance / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Shin Chou Kyou Ryo: Condor Hero III
Legend of the Condor Hero III
Shen Diao Xia Lu III
神鵰俠侶 III: 相約十六年
Year: 2008
Series: 6 of 26 episodes, 25 min.
Video Resolution: SD 480p
Age limit: 13+
Studios: Nippon Animation

Continuation of Legend of the Condor Hero II.

Legend of the Condor Hero III
Black Butler
2008

Black Butler

Genres: Action / Comedy / Fantasy / Historical / Shounen / Supernatural / Eng. Dubbing / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Black Butler
Kuroshitsuji
黒執事
Year: 2008
Series: 24 episodes, 25 min.
Video Resolution: HD 1080p
Age limit: 17+ (violence & profanity)
Studios: A-1 Pictures Inc.
Adaptation: Kuroshitsuji

In Victorian-era Europe, a young boy loses everything he once held near and dear to a vicious plot. In his moment of death, he strikes a deal with a demon: his soul, in exchange for revenge. Ciel

Black Butler
Spice and Wolf
2008

Spice and Wolf

Genres: Adventure / Fantasy / Historical / Romance / Eng. Dubbing


Alternative titles:
Spice and Wolf
Ookami to Koushinryou
狼と香辛料
Year: 2008
Series: 13 episodes, 25 min.

Age limit: 13+
Studios: IMAGIN

Kraft Lawrence, a traveling merchant searching for profit, finds a naked girl with the ears and tail of a wolf asleep in his cart. Her name is Holo – a harvest goddess with an untamed beast lurking

Spice and Wolf
Qin Shiming Yue Zhi: Ye Jin Tianming
2008

Qin Shiming Yue Zhi: Ye Jin Tianming

Genres: Action / Fantasy / Historical / Martial arts / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Qin Shiming Yue Zhi: Ye Jin Tianming
Qin's Moon: Night Ends - Daylight
Qín Shí Míng Yuè 2
The Legend of Swordsman 2
Qin's Moon 2
Qin Shi Ming Yue 2: Night Ends - Daybreak
秦时明月
Year: 2008
Series: 18 episodes, 25 min.
Video Resolution: SD 480p
Age limit: 13+
Studios: Hang Zhou StarQ

In the second season, Emperor Qin sends Quicksand to destroy Machinery City, the home of the Mohist School. At the same time, Duanmu Rong sends the three kids, Tianming, Shao Yu, and Gao Yu, into

Qin Shiming Yue Zhi: Ye Jin Tianming
Pattenrai!! Minami no Shima no Mizu Monogatari
2008

Pattenrai!! Minami no Shima no Mizu Monogatari

Genres: Historical / Slice of Life / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Pattenrai!! Minami no Shima no Mizu Monogatari [2008]
Pattenrai!! ~Minami no Shima no Mizu Monogatari~
パッテンライ!! ~南の島の水ものがたり~
パッテンライ!! 〜南の島の水ものがたり〜
パッテンライ!! ~南の島の水ものがたり~
パッテンライ~南の島の水ものがたり~
Year: 2008
Series: Full movie, 90 min.

Age limit: ---
Studios: Mushi Productions

The film was directed by Noboru Ishiguro (The Super Dimension Fortress Macross) and is based on the true story of Yoichi Hatta (1886-1942), a civil engineer who traveled to Japanese-ruled Taiwan in

Pattenrai!! Minami no Shima no Mizu Monogatari
The Orphans of Simitra
2008

The Orphans of Simitra

Genres: Drama / Historical / Slice of Life / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Porphy's Long Journey
Porphy no Nagai Tabi
ポルフィの長い旅
Year: 2008
Series: 52 episodes, 25 min.

Age limit: ---
Studios: Nippon Animation

Porfy, his younger sister Mina, and their parents live a humble but happy life in the Grecian countryside. They've just started running a gas station, much to Porphy's joy, and it seems like only

The Orphans of Simitra
Shinran-sama: Negai, Soshite Hikari
2008

Shinran-sama: Negai, Soshite Hikari

Genres: Historical / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Nenbutsu Monogatari: Shinran-sama - Negai, Soshite Hikari [2008]
Shinran-sama: His Wish and Light
Shinran-sama - His Wish and Light
Shinran-sama Negai Soshite Hikari
念仏物語 親鸞さま ねがい、そして ひかり。
念仏物語 親鸞さま ねがい、そして ひかり。
念仏物語 親鸞さま ねがい, そして ひかり.
Year: 2008
Series: OVA (1 ep.), 108 min.

Age limit: ---
Studios: Group TAC

The life story of Shinran, founder of Joudo Shinshuu.

Shinran-sama: Negai, Soshite Hikari
Koihime†Musou
2008

Koihime†Musou

Genres: Action / Adventure / Fantasy / Historical / Martial arts / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Koihime Musou
恋姫†無双
Year: 2008
Series: 12 episodes, 25 min.

Age limit: Mild Nudity
Studios: Doga Kobo
Adaptation: Koihime†Musou: Doki☆Otome darake no Sangokushi Engi

This anime is based on an eroge game by Baseson, which was loosely based on the classic Chinese novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms. Having lost her family to bandits during night raid, Kanu swears,

Koihime†Musou
Earl and Fairy
2008

Earl and Fairy

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


Alternative titles:
Hakushaku to Yousei
Count and Fairy
伯爵と妖精
Year: 2008
Series: 12 episodes, 25 min.

Age limit: 13+
Studios: Artland
Adaptation: Hakushaku to Yousei

In the nineteenth century, we find Lydia Carlton living in Scotland, making a living as a fairy doctor. She is one of those rare humans who can see and communicate with fairies. But no one believes

Earl and Fairy