Astro Boy (1980)
1980

Genres: Action / Adventure / Mecha / Sci-Fi / Shounen / Eng. Dubbing


Alternative titles:
Astro Boy (1980)
Tetsuwan Atom (1980)
鉄腕アトム(新)
Year: 1980
Series: 52 episodes, 25 min.

Age limit: ---
Studios: Tezuka Productions
Adaptation: Tetsuwan Atom

Creating a robotic boy in the image of his recently deceased son Tobio, Professor Tenma thought nothing could go wrong now that his beloved child had been "reborn"... that is, until he comes to

Astro Boy (1980)
SF Saiyuuki Starzinger
1979

Genres: Adventure / Mecha / Sci-Fi / Shounen / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Science Fiction Saiyuki Starzinger
SF Saiyuuki Starzinger (1979)
SF西遊記スタージンガー
SF西遊記 スタージンガー (1979)
SF西遊記 スタージンガー
Year: 1979
Series: Short movie, 22 min.

Age limit: ---
Studios: Toei Animation

Princess Aurora, the only survivor of her planet destroyed by evil mutants, is resolved to put an end to the mutant menace in the galaxy along with three enhanced human cyborgs Jesse Dart, Porkos and

SF Saiyuuki Starzinger
Daddy Long-Legs
1979

Genres: Comedy / Drama / Shoujo / Eng. Dubbing


Alternative titles:
Daddy Long-Legs
Ashinaga Oji-san
Ashinaga Ojisan
あしながおじさん
Year: 1979
Series: Special, (1 ep) 69 min.

Age limit: ---
Studios: Tatsunoko Productions

An orphan girl receives a scholarship for a prestigious school from an anonymous benefactor who she refers to as Daddy Long Legs. Note: This TV special is not related to the 1990's series directly.

Daddy Long-Legs
Mirai Robo Daltanias
1979

Genres: Comedy / Mecha / Shounen / Space / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Mirai Robo Daltanias
Future Robo Daltanias
Future Robot Dartanius
未来ロボ ダルタニアス
未来ロボ ダルタニアス
Year: 1979
Series: 47 episodes, 25 min.
Video Resolution: SD 576p
Age limit: 13+
Studios: Toei Animation

It is the year 1995. Earth has been conquered by an alien army from the Saar cluster known as the Akron. The cities of Earth have been destroyed, and the remaining survivors live in harsh shanty

Mirai Robo Daltanias
Mobile Suit Gundam
1979

Genres: Action / Mecha / Sci-Fi / Eng. Dubbing


Alternative titles:
Mobile Suit Gundam
Kidou Senshi Gundam
Kido Senshi Gundam
機動戦士ガンダム
Year: 1979
Series: 42 episodes, 25 min.

Age limit: 13+
Studios: Sunrise

In the year Universal Century 0079, humanity lives in space colonies called Sides. Side 3, the Principality of Zeon, has declared war on the Earth Federation. After the intial fighting, an 8-month

Mobile Suit Gundam
Galaxy Express 999 Movie
1979

Genres: Adventure / Drama / Fantasy / Sci-Fi / Space / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Galaxy Express 999 Movie
Ginga Tetsudou 999 (1979)
Galaxy Express 999: The Signature Edition
Galaxy Express 999 (1979)
Ginga Tetsudo 999
銀河鉄道999
銀河鉄道999 (1979)
Year: 1979
Series: Full movie, 130 min.

Age limit: 13+
Studios: Toei Animation
Adaptation: Ginga Tetsudou 999

After the death of his mother at the hands of the evil robot Count Mecha, young Tetsuro has become a delinquent street urchin who dreams only of revenge. Tetsuro lives in a far future world in which

Galaxy Express 999 Movie
Space Battleship Yamato: The New Voyage
1979

Genres: Action / Adventure / Drama / Sci-Fi / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Space Battleship Yamato: The New Voyage
Uchuu Senkan Yamato: Aratanaru Tabidachi
宇宙戦艦ヤマト 新たなる旅立ち
宇宙戦艦ヤマト 新たなる旅立ち
Year: 1979
Series: Full movie, 95 min.

Age limit: 13+
Studios: Toei Animation

It is the year 2201. The Yamato has returned from the devastating battle with Emperor Zordar and the Comet Empire. Sanada, Aihara, and Shima are released from the hospital, and go to pay their

Space Battleship Yamato: The New Voyage
Aim for the Ace! (1979)
1979

Genres: Romance / Sports / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Aim for the Ace! (1979)
Ace wo Nerae! (1979)
Aim for the Best!, Jump High Hiromi!
Ace o Nerae: Theatrical Version
Aim for the Ace! Movie
Jump High, Hiromi
エースをねらえ!
エースをねらえ! 劇場版
Year: 1979
Series: Full movie, 90 min.

Age limit: 13+
Studios: Madhouse

High school freshman Hiromi joins the tennis club because of her admiration for Ryuzaki. Ryuzaki is a senior, who's the best tennis player on the team and also nicknamed "Ochōfujin", ("Madame

Aim for the Ace! (1979)
Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro
1979

Genres: Adventure / Comedy / Eng. Dubbing


Alternative titles:
Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro
Rupan Sansei: Cagliostro no Shiro
Lupin Sansei: Cagliostro no Shiro
Lupin III: Cagliostro no Shiro
Lupin Sansei Movie 02
ルパン三世 カリオストロの城
「ルパン三世」 カリオストロの城
ルパン三世 カリオストロの
Year: 1979
Series: Full movie, 100 min.

Age limit: 13+
Studios: TMS Entertainment

After a successful robbery leaves famed thief Lupin III and his partner Jigen with nothing but a large amount of fake money, the so called "Goat Bills", he decides to track down the counterfeiter

Lupin III: The Castle of Cagliostro
Ninja the Wonder Boy
1979

Genres: Adventure / Comedy / Historical / Supernatural / Eng. Dubbing


Alternative titles:
Manga Sarutobi Sasuke
Ninja, the Wonder Boy
Sasuke TV
まんが猿飛佐助
Year: 1979
Series: Full movie, 90 min. compilation movie of the TV series

Age limit: ---
Studios: Knack Productions

Sasuke is the story of a ninja child that starts right after the battle of Sekigahara where Tokugawa Ieyasu becomes shogun of Japan. Sarutobi Sasuke (Jump Like Monkey Sasuke) was a famous ninja in

Ninja the Wonder Boy
Thundersub (Blue Noah)
1979

Genres: Action / Drama / Sci-Fi / Eng. Dubbing


Alternative titles:
Thundersub
Uchuu Kuubo Blue Noah
宇宙空母ブルーノア
Year: 1979
Series: 27 episodes, 25 min.

Age limit: 13+
Studios: Office Academy

Set in the year 2052, Earth has managed to find peace until the arrival of the Death Force - ruthless aliens from a dying solar system - who are desperately searching for a new home. Attacking the

Thundersub (Blue Noah)
The Story of Heidi
1979

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


Alternative titles:
Alps no Shoujo Heidi (1979)
アルプスの少女ハイジ (1979)
Year: 1979
Series: Full movie, 107 min.
Video Resolution: SD 480p
Age limit: ---
Studios: Nippon Animation

Condensed version of the entire TV series where all the voice actors, except for Heidi and the grandfather, were replaced.

The Story of Heidi
Doraemon 1979
1979

Genres: Comedy / Sci-Fi / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Doraemon-1979
ドラえもん
ドラえもん (1979)
Year: 1979
Series: 192 of 1787 episodes, 10 min.

Age limit: ---

Adaptation: Doraemon

Nobi Nobita is a 4th-grade boy in Tokyo. One day, a round, blue cat-style robot (minus ears) pops up in his desk drawer. Nobita's great-great-grandson (or something) lives in the 22nd Century, but

Doraemon
The Rose of Versailles
1979

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


Alternative titles:
The Rose of Versailles
Versailles no Bara
Lady Oscar
ベルサイユのばら
Year: 1979
Series: 40 episodes, 25 мин.
Video Resolution: HD 1080p
Age limit: 13+
Studios: TMS Entertainment
Adaptation: Versailles no Bara

Raised from birth as a man, the Lady Oscar commands the palace guards at Versailles in the years before the French Revolution. Her beauty and noble spirit make her a shining figure in the eyes of

The Rose of Versailles
Anne of Green Gables
1979

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


Alternative titles:
Anne of Green Gables
Akage no Anne
Anne the Redhead
Red-haired Anne
Анна из Зеленых Мезонинов
赤毛のアン
Sekai Meisaku Gekijou Kanketsu Ban: Akage no Anne
World Masterpiece Theater Complete Edition: Anne of Green Gables
世界名作劇場・完結版 赤毛のアン
Year: 1979
Series: 50 Episodes, 25 min.

Age limit: ---
Studios: Nippon Animation

Anne is an orphan full of imagination. When she arrives at her new home she learns that sometimes you have to be a sensible person too; at the same time her unique character changes, or at least

Anne of Green Gables
Choujin Locke Special
1979

Genres: Action / Sci-Fi / Super Power / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Choujin Locke Special
Locke the Superman Pilot
超人ロック
Year: 1979
Series: Special, (1 ep) 10 min.
Video Resolution: SD 480p
Age limit: 13+
Studios: Nippon Animation
Adaptation: Choujin Locke

In 1979, before the movie Choujin Locke was produced, this short pilot was made. It can be now found on the the extras of the official DVD release of the movie.

Choujin Locke Special
The Legend of Manxmouse
1979

Genres: Adventure / Eng. Dubbing


Alternative titles:
Manxmouse
Tondemo Nezumi Daikatsuyaku
トンデモネズミ大活躍
Year: 1979
Series: Full movie, 70 min.

Age limit: ---
Studios: Nippon Animation

This animated story features Manxmouse, the mouse that looks like a rabbit, and all because of his ears. Join in the adventures in this delightful story.

The Legend of Manxmouse
Unico: Black Rain and White Feather
1979

Genres: Adventure / Fantasy / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Tanpen Unico: Kuroi Kumo to Shiroi Hane
Unico: Cloud And White Feather
Unico: Black Rain and White Feather
Unico: Black Cloud, White Wings
短編 ユニコ 黒い雲と白い羽
短編ユニコ 黒い雲と白い羽
Year: 1979
Series: Short movie, 26 min.

Age limit: ---
Studios: Sanrio

The Goddess Venus is jealous of the beautiful human girl Psyche and blames her pet unicorn, Unico, as Psyche's source of good luck that keeps her from the harm of the goddess' cruel intentions.

Unico: Black Rain and White Feather
Hwanggeum Nalgae 1.2.3.
1978

Genres: Action / Mecha / Sci-Fi / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Hwanggeum Nalgae 1.2.3.
Goldwing
Golden Wings 123
황금날개 1.2.3.
Year: 1978
Series: Full movie, 60 min.
Video Resolution: HD 720p
Age limit: ---


Released in Korea in 1978, Gold Wing 123, or Golden Wing 123, is an animated sci-fi superhero feature from Kim Cheong Ki, who also directed the classic Robot Taekwon V (1976) and created the popular

Hwanggeum Nalgae 1.2.3.
Ringing Bell
1978

Genres: Adventure / Drama / Fantasy / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Ringing Bell
Chirin no Suzu
Bell of Chirin
Chirin's Bell
チリンの鈴
Year: 1978
Series: Short movie, 46 min.

Age limit: 13+
Studios: Sanrio

A little lamb's life is turned upside down by the wolf that killed his mother. He seeks to avenge his mother, but in order to defeat the wolf, he must become one.

Ringing Bell
The Adventures of the Little Prince
1978

Genres: Adventure / Eng. Dubbing


Alternative titles:
The Adventures of the Little Prince
Hoshi no Ouji-sama Petit Prince
星の王子さま プチ・プランス
星の王子さま プチ☆プランス
星の王子さま プチ・プランス
Year: 1978
Series: 35 episodes, 25 min.

Age limit: ---
Studios: Knack Productions

The Little Prince lives on Asteroid B612, a tiny rock floating in space. He spends his days cleaning out the three small volcanoes on the asteroid (which he also uses to cook his breakfast) weeding

The Adventures of the Little Prince
The Story of Perrine
1978

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


Alternative titles:
Story of Perrine
Perrine Monogatari
Calpis family playhouse: The Story of Perrine
ペリーヌ物語
Sekai Meisaku Gekijou Kanketsu Ban: Perrine Monogatari
World Masterpiece Theater Complete Edition: Perrine de En Famille
世界名作劇場・完結版 ペリーヌ物語
Year: 1978
Series: 53 episodes, 25 min.
Video Resolution: SD 480p
Age limit: ---
Studios: Nippon Animation

Perrine travels across Europe with her mother, a photographer, in a cabin drawn by a donkey. They are heading to a small village in northern France, the home of Perrine's dead father. Perrine

The Story of Perrine
Galaxy Express 999 1978
1978

Genres: Adventure / Drama / Sci-Fi / Space / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Galaxy Express 999
Ginga Tetsudo 999 TV
Ginga Tetsudou 999
Galaxy Express TV
銀河鉄道999
銀河鉄道999
Year: 1978
Series: 113 episodes, 25 мин.

Age limit: ---
Studios: Toei Animation
Adaptation: Ginga Tetsudou 999

In a distant future, Tetsuro is a human boy who wants his body replaced with a robotic one. This is possible, but to do so he has to reach the Immortal Planet onboard the space train Galaxy Express

Galaxy Express 999
Space Battleship Yamato 2
1978

Genres: Action / Adventure / Drama / Military / Sci-Fi / Space / Eng. Dubbing


Alternative titles:
Star Blazers: The Comet Empire
Uchuu Senkan Yamato 2
Star Blazers - Comet Empire
Space Battleship Yamato 2
Space Cruiser Yamato 2
Star Blazers 2
宇宙戦艦ヤマト2
宇宙戦艦ヤマト2
Year: 1978
Series: 26 episodes, 25 min.

Age limit: 13+
Studios: Academy Productions

A year has passed since the Star Force returned to save the Earth but another danger now approaches from deep space. A gigantic White Comet hurtles toward our galaxy, obliterating everything in its

Space Battleship Yamato 2
Farewell Space Battleship Yamato
1978

Genres: Action / Adventure / Drama / Sci-Fi / Eng. Dubbing


Alternative titles:
Farewell Space Battleship Yamato
Saraba Uchuu Senkan Yamato: Ai no Senshi-tachi
さらば宇宙戦艦ヤマト 愛の戦士たち
さらば宇宙戦艦ヤマト 愛の戦士たち
Year: 1978
Series: Full movie, 151 min.

Age limit: 13+
Studios: Toei Animation

In the year 2201, one year after the Yamato saved Earth from radioactive contamination, a new threat emerges. The Yamato makes its final journey to save the Earth from this new threat. Earth has

Farewell Space Battleship Yamato
Captain Harlock: Mystery of the Arcadia
1978

Genres: Action / Adventure / Drama / Sci-Fi / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Captain Harlock: Mystery of the Arcadia
Uchu Kaizoku Captain Harlock Arcadia Go no Nazo
Space Pirate Captian Harlock: Riddle of the Arcadia Episode
Uchuu Kaizoku Captain Harlock: Arcadia-gou no Nazo
Captain Harlock Movie
Harlock Movie 1
宇宙海賊キャプテンハーロック/アルカディア号の謎
宇宙海賊キャプテン・ハーロック アルカディア号の謎
宇宙海賊キャプテンハーロック アルカディア号の謎
Year: 1978
Series: Short movie, 34 min.
Video Resolution: HD 1080p
Age limit: 13+
Studios: Toei Animation
Adaptation: Uchuu Kaizoku Captain Harlock

This 1978 short film is ostensibly a retelling of Episode 13 of the 1978 series, 'The Witch's Ocean Castle of Death'. Comprising primarily of recycled footage taken from this same episode, but

Captain Harlock: Mystery of the Arcadia
Space Pirate Captain Harlock
1978

Genres: Action / Drama / Sci-Fi / Eng. Subtitles


Alternative titles:
Captain Harlock
Uchuu Kaizoku Captain Harlock
宇宙海賊・キャプテンハーロック
宇宙海賊キャプテンハーロック
Year: 1978
Series: 42 episodes, 25 min.

Age limit: 13+
Studios: Toei Animation
Adaptation: Uchuu Kaizoku Captain Harlock

The year is 2977. Mankind has become complacent and stagnant. All work is done by machines, while humans spend all their time on entertainment. But when a mysterious invader from the stars catches

Space Pirate Captain Harlock
Lupin III: The Secret of Mamo
1978

Genres: Adventure / Comedy / Mystery / Shounen / Eng. Dubbing


Alternative titles:
Lupin III: The Secret of Mamo
Lupin Sansei: Lupin vs Fukusei-ningen
Lupin the 3rd - The Mystery of Mamo
Lupin III: The Mystery of Mamo
Lupin III: Lupin Vs the Clone
Rupan vs Fukusei-ningen
Lupin Sansei Movie 01
ルパン三世 (1978)
ルパン三世 ルパンVS複製人間(クローン)(ビデオ題)
ルパンvs複製人間
Year: 1978
Series: Full movie, 102 min.

Age limit: Mild Nudity
Studios: TMS Entertainment
Adaptation: Lupin III

Lupin, the master thief/spy/Jack of all Trades, has been executed, but he is still alive, and not even Lupin himself knows how that is possible. While trying to figure out, however, he and his gang

Lupin III: The Secret of Mamo