Top 15 Must Watch Anime Movies
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There are many anime movies that debuted for the last few decades, and there are some anime that stay as a top-notch at their genre having a lot of qualities like the animation, characters and plot.

These movies range from a parody about alien villains assuming control over Japan, to a romance blossoming between a kid and a young lady in a rabbit outfit, to an emotional body-trading puzzle.

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Here are top 15 MyAnimeList rated anime movies of all time:

15. Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven’s Feel – II. Lost Butterfly (8.60)

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Fate/stay night Movie: Heaven’s Feel – II. Lost Butterfly, the studio Ufotable production anime debuted on January 12,2019 which adapts the story of Heaven’s Feel, the third and final route of the visual novel Fate/stay night. Proceeding promptly from the occasions of Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel I. Pressage Blossom, the film centers around the Holy Grail War and the connection between Shirou Emiya and Sakura Matou, two youngsters partaking in the contention. After Shirou is killed from the War as a Master, he keeps on looking for salvation for Sakura and different members.

14. Kizumonogatari II: Nekketsu-hen (8.62)

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The Kizumonogatari II: Nekketsu-hen anime movie follows the story of Koyomi Araragi who is no longer a human and chooses to recover Kiss-shot Acerola-orion Heart-under-edge’s cut off body parts that were taken by three ground-breaking vampire trackers. Anticipating him are Dramaturgie, a vampire tracker who is a vampire himself; Episode, a half-vampire with the capacity to change into fog; and Guillotinecutter, a human cleric who is the most risky of all.

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Unbeknownst to Araragi, every moment he spends attempting to recover Kiss-shot’s appendages makes him to a lesser degree a human and all the more a vampire.

13. Mushishi: Bell Droplets (8.64)

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Mushishi: Bell Droplets anime film is based on the Mushishi manga’s last arc, that premiered on May 16, 2015 in Japan produced by studio Artland. The film’s story contains a kid that hears the sound of chimes ringing, as though in festivity, in the mountain close to his home. Quite a long while later in the same mountain, the main character of the anime, mushishi Ginko experiences an unusual young lady with weeds growing out of her body. Before long, Ginko fortuitously runs into the now grown-up kid Yoshiro on his way off the mountain. With Yoshiro’s assistance, Ginko before long starts to reveal who this puzzling young lady is and what befell her.

12. The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (8.66)

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The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya (Suzumiya Haruhi no Shoushitsu) anime movie that follows on from the occasions of The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya anime TV arrangement, the story happens from December 16 until December 24, a month after the cultural festival. The SOS Brigade, driven by Haruhi Suzumiya, makes arrangements to host a nabe gathering for Christmas. Nonetheless, on the morning of December 18, Kyon shows up at school and finds that the very idea of his existence has changed; Haruhi and Itsuki Koizumi are missing, Ryoko Asakura has bafflingly returned, Mikuru Asahina doesn’t remember him and Yuki Nagato is a standard human. Just Kyon knows that everything is unique, and nobody else recollects that anything about Haruhi or the SOS Brigade.

11. Wolf Children (8.66)

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The story of the film follows Hana, who is a hard-working college student, falls in love with a mysterious man who attends one of her classes though he is not an actual student. As it turns out, he is not truly human either. He actually transforms to a werewolf on a full moon night. Despite this, Hana’s love remains strong, and the two ultimately decide to start a family.

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They have two children—Ame, born during rainfall, and Yuki, born during snowfall—both possessing the ability to turn into wolves, a trait inherited from their father. All too soon, however, the sudden death of her lover devastates Hana’s life, leaving her to raise a peculiar family completely on her own. The stress of raising her wild-natured children in a densely populated city, all while keeping their identity a secret, culminates in a decision to move to the countryside, where she hopes Ame and Yuki can live a life free from the judgments of society. Wolf Children is the heartwrecking story regarding the challenges of being a single mother in a modern world.

10. Howl’s Moving Castle (8.67)

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Howl’s Moving Castle is a 2004 animated film which is writter and directed by the legendary Hayao Miyazaki which is based on the 1986 novel of the same name by British author Diana Wynne Jones.

The story of the movie is set in a fictional realm where both sorcery and mid twentieth century innovation are predominant, against the background of a battle with another realm. The film recounts the tale of a youthful, content milliner named Sophie who is transformed into an elderly person by a witch who enters her shop and reviles her. She experiences a wizard named Howl and becomes involved with his protection from battling for the ruler.

9. Rascal Does Not Dream Of A Dreaming Girl (8.7)

Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl is a 2019 Japanese animated romantic film dependent on the 6th and seventh volumes of the light novel arrangement Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai composed by Hajime Kamoshida and represented by Keeji Mizoguchi. The film was initially delivered on June 15, 2019 in Japan which is is about romantic difficulties in high school. In spite of previously having a girlfriend, Sakuta Azusagawa winds up tangled when he sees his first smash, Shouko Makinohara, in a bunny outfit. Cleverness and otherworldly happenings result. Since life as a high school sturend in affection is rarely simple.

8. Princess Mononoke (8.73)

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The award-winning anime movie Princess Mononoke released on July 12, 1997 set on the Emishi town which gets assaulted by a savage demon bear, the youthful ruler Ashitaka puts his life in question to protect his clan. With its perishing breath, the monster reviles the ruler’s arm, allowing him devilish powers while step by step siphoning his life away. Taught by the town older folks to travel toward the west for a fix, Ashitaka shows up at Tatara, the Iron Town, where he ends up entangled in a savage clash: Lady Eboshi of Tatara, advancing steady deforestation, remains against Princess San and the savred spirits of the timberland, who are incensed at the pulverization brought by the people. As the contradicting powers of nature and humanity start to conflict in a urgent battle for endurance, Ashitaka endeavors to look for concordance between the two, at the same time doing combating the inert evil spirit within him. Princess Mononoke is a story portraying the association of innovation and nature, while indicating the way to concordance that could be accomplished by common acknowledgment.

7. Fate/Stay Night: Heaven’s Feel – III. Spring Song (8.76)

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Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel III. Spring Song is a Japanese anime fantasy film produced by the famous animation studio Ufotable and directed by Tomonori Sudō.

The story continues from the events of Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel II. Lost Butterfly, and is the final installment in the Fate/stay night: Heaven’s Feel trilogy which premiered on August 15, 2020.

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Sakura Matou after she returns home, she fuses with the shadow subsequent to murdering her sibling, Shinji, for his attempted rape on her. Shirou Emiya later discovers Shinji’s cadaver and is insulted by Zouken Matou for his function in Sakura’s debasement, however is spared from Zouken’s bug familiars by Rider. Zouken sends the defiled Sakura to abduct Illyasviel von Einzbern – to be a vessel for the Holy Grail like her mom was – and she assaults the Emiya Household with Saber Alter, crushing her sister Rin Tohsaka. Illya gives up to spare everybody and, albeit bound to secure Shirou by Sakura’s last order spell, Rider will not battle Sakura straightforwardly, so Shirou hesitantly approaches Kirei Kotomine for help.

Attacking the demolished Einzbern mansion, Kirei draws in Zouken and his Servant Assassin while Shirou salvages Illya, yet Sakura sends a now-undermined Berserker to pursue them. Regardless of realizing it will ultimately slaughter him, a urgent Shirou unlocks Archer’s relocated left arm, imitating Berserker’s weapon with Archer’s sorcery to vanquish him; prior to kicking the bucket, a now-normal Berserker depends Illya’s security to Shirou.

6. Made In Abyss Movie 3: Dawn Of The Deel Soul (8.79)

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Made In Abyss Movie 3: Dawn Of The Deel Soul is the third Made in Abyss movie that premiered on January 17, 2020 keeps on following Riko and Reg as they slip down the void to discover Riko’s mom. This film highlight’s the fifth layer of the chasm, the Sea of Corpses. Our two travelers meet Bondrewd, an amazing White Whistle.

5. Kizumonogatari III: Reiketsu-Hen (8.82)

Kizumonogatari III: Reiketsu-Hen

Kizumonogatari III: Reiketsu-hen anime movie that debuted on January 6, 2017 is the third film in the Monogatari Series yet fills in as a prequel to the subsequent film. After the occasions of the main film, Koyomi restores the unbelievable vampire Kiss-shot Acerola-orion Heart-under-cutting edge. He turns into a vampire and is compelled to turn into her worker.

4. Spirited Away (8.84)

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Spirited Away is also a Studio Ghibli film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki which is also a worldwide success with the astounding animation, plot and the characters. The film recounts the narrative of Chihiro Ogino (Hiiragi), a 10-year-old young lady who, while moving to another area, enters the universe of Kami. After her folks are transformed into pigs by the witch Yubaba (Natsuki), Chihiro accepts a position working in Yubaba’s bathhouse to figure out how to free herself and her folks and re-visitation of the human world.

3. Gintama Movie 2: Kanketsu-Hen – Yorozuya Yo Eien Nare (8.97)

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Gintama: The Movie: The Final Chapter: Be Forever Yorozuya (Gintama Movie 2: Kanketsu-Hen – Yorozuya Yo Eien Nare) is a 2013 Japanese animated film delivered by Sunrise dependent on the Gintama manga and anime arrangement. It was coordinated by the chief from the anime arrangement Yoichi Fujita and dependent on a story by Hideaki Sorachi, Gin Tama’s author. It stars Tomokazu Sugita, Daisuke Sakaguchi, Rie Kugimiya among others. The film centers around the freelancer samurai Gintoki Sakata in a time traveling story where he experiences more established personas of the individuals he met in Edo.

2. Your Name. (9.0)

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Your Name. (Kimi no Na wa.) is a 2016 Japanese animated romantic fantasy movie composed and coordinated by Makoto Shinkai, and delivered by studio CoMix Wave Films.

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It was created by Kōichirō Itō and Katsuhiro Takei, with animation course by Masashi Ando, character plans by Masayoshi Tanaka, and music formed by Radwimps. Your Name. film recounts the tale of a high school kid in Tokyo and a high school girl in a provincial town, who unexpectedly and mysteriously start to trade bodies.

1. A Silent Voice (9.01)

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A Silent Voice: The Movie (Eiga Koe no Katachi) is a 2016 Japanese animated teen drama movie created by the famous studio Kyoto Animation, coordinated by Naoko Yamada and composed by Reiko Yoshida, highlighting character plans by Futoshi Nishiya and music by Kensuke Ushio.

The film is based on the manga of a same name composed and represented by Yoshitoki Ōima. The film debuted in Japan on September 17, 2016.

The film centeres around the Japanese high school stutend Shoya Ishida who has attempts to make a suicide. Adjusting his perspective ultimately, he reviews his days in grade school and the occasions that have driven him here. Another student named Shoko Nishimiya educates the class that she is deaf. She attempts to incorporate with the class however winds up irritating Shoya and his companions, so they begin to menace her. At the point when expression of the harassing arrives at the head, Shoya is singled out as the offender by his instructor. Before long, the class’ harassing is coordinated toward him. Shoya accuses Shoko, and the two get into an actual squabble. She is thusly moved to another school. He later discovers Shoko’s notebook, which she gave up, and keeps it.

During middle school, Shoya’s standing of being Shoko’s bully driven him to turn into an outsider. Presently in secondary school, he has fallen into a downturn. He shut out the essences of people around him, incapable to look at them without flinching. Tomohiro Nagatsuka, another loner, gets to know Shoya after Shoya causes him with a bully. Shoya visits the gesture based communication place and returns Shoko’s notebook with expectations of offering some kind of reparation, uncovering that he has learned communication through signing. The two start meeting at a scaffold to take care of bread to koi fish.

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