Anime Movies for 2022
Action & Adventure Anime
However, during their first summer vacation of high school, a boy named Drop becomes a new addition to DonGlees. Drop says in passing, “Hey, would you guys like to see the world from above?” Roma and Toto take him up on it and follow him to a mountain. One thing leads to another and they end up getting framed for causing a wildfire. They wind up having to go in search of a missing drone that has evidence to prove their innocence. What started as a small adventure one summer soon develops into a life-changing journey beyond the boys’ wildest dreams.
All slaves and administrators bitten by the dogs in the mine died, not leaving one. Van, who survived alone, finds a slave's daughter and names her Yuna, and then leaves the mine.
Around that time, a doctor called Hossal was investigating a mysterious disease called "Black Dogs Diseases (Mitthal)", caused by a bite from a dog that kills people. When he visited the Akafa mine and found out that Van survived from the diseases, he started to follow after him to take a pathogen in Van's body.
Van and Yuna, who survived the war and lived a lonesome life by herself, start a tough but happy life together. Hossal fights against the diseases that led to the end of his ancestors. How will the faith of these two lead each other?
A fantasy of war and medicine told by Nahoko Uehashi, well known for "The Beast Player" and "The Guardian Series".
Fantasy & Isekai Anime
Suzushiro, a young man living in Tokyo, has a secret he cannot share with anyone.
That secret being that he can inadvertently stop time for those around him.
One day, Suzushiro encounters Nazuna, a girl with the same power.
He discovers that she is being used to commit crimes and impulsively moves to intervene.
“The two of us are just getting started!”
Now, Inu-oh hopes to forge a bold new destiny for himself with his dancing, while Tomona seeks to find the truth behind his curse, and rock hard enough to shake hell itself. These two friends will have to bring each other’s talents to the fullest to survive in a turbulent world, become top entertainers, and make the crowd go wild. Just who or what could be waiting for them when they finally reach the top?
A timeless tale of friendship based on real Noh actors/pop stars, Inu-oh and Tomoka, nearly lost to history!
Now in sixth grade, their relationship has become awkward, and they’ve been avoiding each other lately.
But one day during the summer vacation, they visit an apartment complex that is scheduled to be torn down. This is the place where they grew up.
While they’re playing there, they’re caught up in a mysterious phenomenon. The next thing they know, they’re in the middle of the ocean.
With Kosuke and Natsume on board, the apartment complex drifts through a mysterious ocean...
Will they be able to return to their world?
A summer journey of farewells begins...
Yaneura no Rudger is the latest feature film from Studio Ponoc — their first in five years since Mary and The Witch’s Flower, a hit that screened in 150 countries. The story is based on The Imaginary by A.F. Harrold, a masterpiece novel that has won multiple literary awards. The film will be directed by Yoshiyuki Momose, a genius who worked at Studio Ghibli for many years as the right-hand man of the late Isao Takahata. Set in a world where people’s imaginations can be eaten, The Imaginary is a moving fantasy work that depicts an invisible battle with the future and the heroine’s loved ones hanging in the balance.
This is the story of the short-lived, irreplaceable path that Tohru’s parents, Kyoko and Katsuya, took. “You need to get lost once or you’ll never arrive at your own answers.”
Kyoko was unable to put her faith in anything in this world and was leading a desolate life. She meets a trainee teacher named Katsuya Honda, who has just moved to the area to start his position. She’s led around by his feigned politeness and quirky habits and slowly starts falling for him. However, following the events of an incident that happened between her and the bad company she keeps, her parents disown her. This is the punishment she gets for always doing whatever she pleases. While that thought is racing through her mind, Katsuya appears in front of her...
In high school, Tamaki devoted herself to volleyball, but she has different plans for her college life—getting a romantic boyfriend! She moves from Nagasaki to Tokyo for college and soon after classes start, she looks into joining a club. One day, while she is trying out an all-around club—a club whose members do various sports and other activities together—she accidentally hits another student carrying a glider with a tennis ball and damages it. Unable to pay for its repairs, she ends up having to join the aviation club and work as their lackey. This isn’t the campus life she had in mind, and she is very unhappy with her current situation. However, her outlook changes the moment Kuramochi, the captain of the club, takes her for a spin in his glider. She becomes fascinated with the beauty of the ever-expanding sky as she soars in the sky for the first time in her life.
Tamaki is able to escape from the painful memories of her sports past, but she becomes infatuated with the world in the sky and wants to get better and better each time she flies. As she works together with Sorachi, an encouraging upperclassman, and the other members of the club towards their goals, a tight-knit bond forms between them before she knows it. THIS is the “fulfilling college life” that she wanted.
Tamaki soars in the wide open sky with various feelings in her heart. The trauma from her past and a rival she must face, as well as a sudden goodbye are all waiting for her on the ground.
Having fallen in love with the sky, can Tamaki make it through the cloudy skies and come upon the miraculous updraft, Blue Thermal?
One day, one of those beings from the Outer Land finds a young human girl in a heap of dead bodies. It picks her up and learns that her name is Shiva. Shiva decides to start calling the being “Teacher.”
This story follows these two people, a human and a different creature, as they live together on the border of day and night.
In the Imperial Year 488 (Year 797 of the Galactic Calendar), Reinhard von Lohengramm fought against the High Nobles and rose to become the new Kaiser of the Galactic Empire. But the loss of his closest friend Kircheis allowed a depression to bloom in his heart. At around the same time, Yang Wen-li ended the civil war between the Free Planets Alliance and the National Salvation Military Council. However, power-hungry politicians in the Alliance government are becoming more and more wary of Yang.
The following year sees the Empire intending to retake Iserlohn Fortress, lauded for its strategic location and impregnable defense. Admiral Kempff leads his men, with an overwhelming advantage. Thus begins a battle like never before.
Twin brothers of the Takakura family, Kanba and Shoma, follow the orders of a mysterious penguin hat and search for the Penguindrum in order to save their fatally ill sister, Himari. A girl named Ringo Oginome believes in her own fate, and all of the events that she’s written down in her diary have come to pass. Wanting to make her own new destiny, Masako Natsume tries to get her hands on Ringo’s diary. And Keiju Tabuki and Yuri Tokikago try to accomplish their goal in order to bring back someone of great importance to them.
They continued to chase after the Penguindrum to alter their destinies and save their loved ones.
10 years have passed since then. Kanba and Shoma, who once boarded a fate-altering train, have come back for a while from the different paths their destinies led them to.
Idol & Music Anime
Three movies starring Ensemble Square’s idols—Shangri-la Idol Fist, Midnight Butlers, and La Mort—are nominated for the Idol Film Festival (IFF), an annual event held in New York City. In order to attend the awards ceremony, the idols selected as representatives head to America...
Deemo is a mysterious creature which lives alone in a castle and continuously plays the piano...
Then one day, a young girl who has lost her memory falls down from the sky...
This is a fleeting but gentle love story between the inhabitants of the castle, the trees that grow thanks to the tunes of the piano, the girl without any memory, and Deemo.
The popular music video game DEEMO has become a hit worldwide and is now turning into an animated movie project.
Director Mitsuo Iso foresaw a “life with AR” that no one else thought possible at the time. And now, his next vision... “Life with AI in outer space.”
The year is 2045. The internet and convenience stores are common in outer space. A group of boys and girls get caught up in a major disaster on the Japanese commerce station Anshin.
With the network silent, the children venture out in search of rescue with the assistance of AI. What will the children decide when faced with a crisis that could result in the end of humanity? Mitsuo Iso’s six-part “prediction of the future” will be delivered to you in two story arcs of three episodes each.
There is no escaping the future.
“Tsurune”... is the sound made by the bowstring when an arrow is released.
For an archer it’s a pleasure to create this sound, and it’s a beautiful sound that will capture people’s hearts and never let go. Even if the same person uses the same bow, the same sound will never be made twice. Every arrow that’s released will produce its very own, unique sound. You’ll only ever hear every sound once.
Minato Narumiya’s life as an archer started with his first encounter with this very sound.
He took up the bow and arrow when he was a young freshman in high school. Through archery, the characters in this movie will have irreplaceable experiences and make lifelong friends.
A glittering, youthful archery story is about to start!
Slice of Life Anime
Miyako is a shy, otaku university student. However, she has met quite possibly an angel of an elementary school student!
Miyako’s sister has brought home a friend named Hana, and as soon as Miayko sets her eyes on her, her heart almost beats out of her chest!!
It’s going to be an uphill battle to get Hana to become her friend...
Release Date TBA & Beyond
The year is 2060 and the olympics will be held in Tokyo for the third time. Meanwhile there’s a secret national project being undertaken in Japan; the development of human-looking robots.
Takeru, his childhood friend Youichirou, and his sister Saki are working hard on this very project together. Things take a sudden turn when Saki's company receives a terror threat.
There are mad scientists out there who will do anything to reach their goal.
Will Takeru manage to avoid the attack and protect Saki, whom he cares for?
What will happen during the final impact? What will the tears be for?
What brings a man to use his very last option and open the door that should never be opened?!