50 Best Anime Movies of All Time

Anime movies are different from anime episodes because anime movies only have one video with a duration of about 60 minutes to 120 minutes. But there are also anime movies that have a series.

Recently, several good movies have appeared that can make anime lovers love them. These movies include “Your Name”, “The Girl Who Leapt Through Time”, and others. The animation in these films is breathtaking and it feels like you’re in the film itself.

There are many great anime movies. But there are also a bunch of anime movies that fail to live up to the expectations of the audience. In this article I’m going to tell you about some which I think are among the best anime movies of all time.

All of these titles are based on subjective opinion by Animagz Team.

Your Name

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Japanese TitleKimi No Na Wa
Release2016
GenreRomance, Supernatural, School, Drama
StudioCoMix Wave Films

A Silent Voice

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Japanese TitleKoe no Katachi
Release2016
GenreDrama, School, Shounen
StudioKyoto Animation

Spirited Away

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Japanese TitleSen to Chihiro no Kamikakushi
Release2001
GenreAdventure, Supernatural, Drama
StudioStudio Ghibli

I want To Eat Your Pancreas

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Japanese TitleKimi no Suizou wo Tabetai
Release2018
GenreSlice of Life, Drama, Romance
StudioStudio VOLN

The Garden of Words

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Japanese TitleKotonoha no Niwa
Release2013
GenreSlice of Life, Drama, Romance
StudioCoMix Wave Films

Weathering With You

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Japanese TitleTenki no Ko
Release2019
GenreSlice of Life, Drama, Romance, Fantasy
StudioCoMix Wave Films

Rascal Does Not Dream of a Dreaming Girl

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This is the sequel of the previous series Rascal Does Not Dream of Bunny Girl Senpai.

Japanese TitleSeishun Buta Yarou wa Yumemiru Shoujo no Yume wo Minai
Release2019
GenreDrama, Romance, School, Supernatural
StudioCloverWorks

The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya

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This movie is the last sequel of the series The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya.

Japanese TitleSuzumiya Haruhi no Shoushitsu
Release2009
GenreComedy, Mystery, Romance, School, Sci-Fi
StudioKyoto Animation

No Game No Life: Zero

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This is the prequel of the series No Game No Life.

Japanese Title
Release2017
GenreGame, Supernatural, Drama, Romance, Fantasy
StudioMadhouse

5 Centimeters per Second

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Japanese TitleByousoku 5 Centimeter
Release2007
GenreDrama, Romance, Slice of Life
StudioCoMix Wave Films

Stand By Me Doraemon

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Japanese TitleStand By Me ドラえもん
Release2014
GenreComedy, Kids, Sci-Fi
StudioShirogumi, Shin-Ei Animation

The Last: Naruto the Movie

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This is the last Naruto movie series after the last Fourth Great Ninja War Arc.

Japanese Title
Release2014
GenreAction, Super Power, Romance, Martial Arts
StudioStudio Pierrot

One Piece Movie 14: Stampede

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Japanese TitleOne Piece: Stampede
Release2019
GenreAction, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Shounen, Super Power
StudioToei Animation

Boruto: Naruto the Movie

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Japanese Title
Release2015
GenreAction, Comedy, Martial Arts, Super Power
StudioStudio Pierrot

Into the Forest of Fireflies’ Light

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Japanese TitleHotarubi no Mori e
Release2011
GenreDrama, Romance, Shoujo, Supernatural
StudioBrain’s Base

The Girl Who Leapt Through Time

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Japanese TitleToki wo Kakeru Shoujo
Release2006
GenreSci-Fi, Drama, Romance, School
StudioMadhouse

Wolf Children

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Japanese TitleOokami Kodomo no Ame to Yuki
Release2012
GenreFantasy, Slice of Life
StudioStudio Chizu

The Anthem of the Heart

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Japanese TitleKokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda.
Release2015
GenreDrama, Romance, School
StudioA-1 Pictures

The Boy and the Beast

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Japanese TitleBakemono no Ko
Release2015
GenreAdventure, Supernatural
StudioStudio Chizu

Princess Mononoke

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Japanese TitleMononoke Hime
Release1997
GenreAction, Adventure, Fantasy
StudioStudio Ghibli

Violet Evergarden Movie

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Japanese Title
Release2020
GenreSlice of Life, Drama, Fantasy
StudioKyoto Animation

Demon Slayer -Kimetsu no Yaiba- The Movie: Mugen Train

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Japanese TitleKimetsu no Yaiba Movie: Mugen Ressha-hen
Release2020
GenreAction, Historical, Demons, Supernatural
Studioufotable

Evangelion: 3.0+1.0 Thrice Upon a Time

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Japanese Title
Release2021
GenreAction, Sci-Fi, Psychological, Drama, Mecha
StudioKhara

Howl’s Moving Castle

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Japanese TitleHowl no Ugoku Shiro
Release2004
GenreAdventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
StudioStudio Ghibli

Made in Abyss: Dawn of the Deep Soul

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Japanese TitleMade in Abyss Movie 3: Fukaki Tamashii no Reimei
Release2020
GenreSci-Fi, Adventure, Mystery, Drama, Fantasy
StudioKinema Citrus

Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion

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Japanese Title
Release1997
GenreSci-Fi, Dementia, Psychological, Drama, Mecha
StudioGainax, Production I.G

Steins;Gate: The Movie − Load Region of Déjà Vu

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Japanese TitleSteins;Gate Movie: Fuka Ryouiki no Déjà vu
Release2013
GenreSci-Fi, Drama
StudioWhite Fox

K-ON! Movie

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Japanese TitleEiga K-On!
Release2011
GenreMusic, Slice of Life, Comedy
StudioKyoto Animation

Ghost in the Shell

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Japanese TitleKoukaku Kidoutai
Release1995
GenreAction, Mecha, Police, Psychological, Sci-Fi, Seinen
StudioProduction I.G

Tokyo Godfathers

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Japanese Title
Release2003
GenreComedy, Drama
StudioMadhouse

Stand By Me Doraemon 2

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Japanese TitleStand By Me ドラえもん 2
Release2020
GenreComedy, Kids, Sci-Fi, Seinen
StudioShirogumi, Shin-Ei Animation

My Neighbor Totoro

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Japanese TitleTonari no Totoro
Release1988
GenreAdventure, Comedy, Supernatural
StudioStudio Ghibli

Digimon Adventure: Last Evolution Kizuna

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Japanese Title
Release2020
GenreAction, Adventure, Comedy, Drama
StudioYumeta Company

English: One Piece Film Z

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Japanese Title
Release2012
GenreAction, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy
StudioToei Animation

Akira

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Japanese Title
Release1988
GenreAction, Military, Sci-Fi, Adventure, Horror, Supernatural
StudioTokyo Movie Shinsha

Kuroko’s Basketball the Movie: Last Game

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Japanese TitleKuroko no Basuke Movie: Last Game
Release2017
GenreSports, School, Shounen
StudioProduction I.G

Summer Wars

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Japanese Title
Release2009
GenreSci-Fi, Comedy
StudioMadhouse

Tamako Love Story

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Japanese Title
Release2014
GenreComedy, Romance, Slice of Life
StudioKyoto Animation

Digimon: Our War Game!

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Japanese TitleDigimon Adventure: Bokura no War Game!
Release2000
GenreSci-Fi, Adventure, Comedy, Kids
StudioToei Animation

Blue Exorcist The Movie

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Japanese TitleAo no Exorcist Movie
Release2012
GenreAction, Demons, Fantasy, Shounen, Supernatural
StudioA-1 Pictures

Sengoku Basara Movie: The Last Party

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Japanese Title
Release2011
GenreAction, Historical, Martial Arts, Samurai, Super Power
StudioProduction I.G

Sword Art Online Movie: Ordinal Scale

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Japanese Title
Release2017
GenreAction, Game, Adventure, Romance, Fantasy
StudioA-1 Pictures

Re: Life in a different world from zero – Memory Snow

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Japanese TitleRe:Zero kara Hajimeru Isekai Seikatsu – Memory Snow
Release2018
GenreDrama, Fantasy
StudioWhite Fox

Redline

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Japanese Title
Release2009
GenreAction, Sci-Fi, Cars, Sports
StudioMadhouse

Sword of the Stranger

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Japanese TitleStranger: Mukou Hadan
Release2007
GenreAction, Adventure, Historical, Samurai
StudioBones

Josee, the Tiger and the Fish

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Japanese TitleJosee to Tora to Sakana-tachi
Release2020
GenreSlice of Life, Drama, Romance
StudioBones

Perfect Blue

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Japanese Title
Release1998
GenreDementia, Drama, Horror, Psychological
StudioMadhouse

Cowboy Bebop: Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door

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Japanese TitleCowboy Bebop: Tengoku no Tobira
Release2001
GenreAction, Drama, Mystery, Sci-Fi, Space
StudioBones

Case Closed: The Phantom of Baker Street

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Japanese TitleMeitantei Conan: Baker Street no Bourei
Release2002
GenreAdventure, Mystery, Police, Shounen
StudioTMS Entertainment

Liz and the Blue Bird

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Japanese TitleLiz to Aoi Tori
Release2018
GenreDrama, Music, School
StudioKyoto Animation

That’s all for the list of Best Anime Movies, hope you enjoy, and don’t forget to give your favorite list! You can read all of the synopsis here.

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