AnimeThe year is 2029, the world is made borderless by the net; augmented humans who live in virtual environments. Watched over by law enforcement agents that are able to download themselves into super-powered, crime busting mecha. The ultimate secret agent of the future is not human, has no physical body and can travel freely through the information highways of the world. Hacking and manipulating whatever, whomever and whenever required.
AnimeThe adventure explodes into action with the debut of Mewtwo, a bio-engineered Pokémon created from the DNA of Mew, one of the rarest Pokémon of all. After escaping from the lab where it was created, Mewtwo is determined to prove its own superiority. It lures a number of talented Trainers into a Pokémon battle like never before—and of course, Ash and his friends are happy to accept the challenge!
AnimeAt Cameran Palace, Ash and his friends learn the legend of the Aura Guardian, which tells of a long-ago hero and his Pokémon, Lucario, who saved the world from destruction. Can it be true? They find out for themselves when Lucario is awakened and Pikachu disappears! Ash and Lucario set out to find Pikachu in a journey that leads to a mystical tree and the Mythical Pokémon Mew! The future of the world and the fate of Ash and Pikachu will depend on the power of friendship between humans and Pokémon!
AnimeIn a desert city by the sea, Ash, Pikachu, and their friends meet the Mythical Pokémon Hoopa, who can summon all sorts of things—including people and Pokémon—through its magic rings. The little Mischief Pokémon likes to use this talent to play harmless tricks on people…but when its true power is released, it loses control and becomes the towering and terrifying Hoopa Unbound! Long ago, a brave hero stopped its rampage by confining its power in a special bottle. Now that the bottle has been rediscovered, Hoopa must confront its greatest fear! Can Ash help his new friend overcome the darkness within—or will this dangerous struggle erupt into a clash of legends?
AnimeIn the Orange Islands far south of Kanto, a Trainer named Lawrence is on a sinister quest: catching the Legendary Pokémon Articuno, Zapdos, and Moltres in an attempt to awaken Lugia, guardian of the sea! When Ash and friends arrive, the islanders ask him to gather three elemental orbs from different islands. As the weather across the world goes out of control, it becomes clear that the capture of the Legendary trio has thrown the environment out of balance! With Lugia’s help, can Ash find the orbs, restore the balance, and be the “chosen one” that everyone turns to?
DramaSet in Japan during World War II, the film focuses on Seita and his little sister Setsuko. After their mother is killed in an air raid and with their father serving in the navy, they are forced to fight for survival in the devastated Japanese countryside. Food and shelter are scarce, and even their own relatives are too concerned with their own survival. All they have is each other and their belief that life must carry on. Takahata and his team, including character animator Yoshifumi Kondo (who has subsequently worked on other acclaimed Ghibli films from director Hayao Miyazaki) have created a visually stunning and emotionally powerful film that meditates on the devastating consequences of war and has rightly earned a reputation as an anime classic.
AnimePrepare to enter the realm of fantasy and imagination - where reality and dreams collide in a kaleidoscopic mindscape of sheer visual genius. The magical tale centers on a revolutionary machine that allows scientists to enter and record a subject's dream. After being stolen, a fearless detective and brilliant therapist join forces to recover the device - before it falls into the hands of a "dream terrorist" in this gripping anime thriller from acclaimed director Satoshi Kon.
AnimeShoya Ishida starts bullying the new girl in class, Shoko Nishimiya, because she is deaf. But as the teasing continues, the class starts to turn on Shoya for his lack of compassion. When they leave elementary school, Shoko and Shoya do not speak to each other again... until an older, wiser Shoya, tormented by his past behaviour, decides he must see Shoko once more. He wants to atone for his sins, but is it already too late...?
AnimeWhen big trouble threatens the big city, it’s up to Ash, Pikachu, and their friends to stop it! A vast Pokémon habitat amid the hustle and bustle of the big city seems like the perfect new home for a group of five Genesect. The arrival of these Mythical Pokémon quickly becomes a problem, though: their nest threatens the city’s power supply, and they keep attacking anyone who approaches it. On top of that, they’ve attracted the attention of the Legendary Pokémon Mewtwo, who sympathizes with them because its own origins also involve human tampering. Their leader, a red Genesect, doesn’t trust Mewtwo, and their confrontation quickly rages out of control! Can Ash and friends stop these two powerful Pokémon before they destroy the city?
AnimeAsh may think he’s seen everything when it comes to Pokémon, but is he ready to face the mysterious Darkrai in this awesome adventure? On their way to a Pokémon Contest, our heroes pass through Alamos Town, home of the Time-Space Tower. Ash and his friends discover that something is causing terrible nightmares for Pokémon and people alike! The arrogant Baron Alberto immediately blames the Mythical Pokémon Darkrai…who then appears and confronts our heroes! Who is Darkrai? Is it a friend...or foe? As the sky tears above Alamos Town and the Legendary Pokémon Dialga and Palkia emerge, their ensuing battle threatens to rip a hole in the time-space continuum! Will Ash and his friends withstand this showdown and learn Darkrai’s true nature?
ClassicsThe first feature-length British animated film to be given a theatrical release, this landmark 1954 adaptation brilliantly conveys all the horror and humour of George Orwell’s scathing satire on the corruption of Communist ideals and the Soviet Union’s slide into totalitarianism. Animal Farm remains an outstanding achievement for award-winning animators John Halas and Joy Batchelor; actor and singer Gordon Heath narrates, and the characters are voiced by Maurice Denham.
Inspired by the dream of Old Major, a prize boar, the overworked animals of Manor Farm rise up against their negligent, drunken human owner and drive him out. Led by two young pigs, Snowball and Napoleon, they establish their own self-sufficient farm, but as the farm flourishes it begins to slide into dictatorship…
AnimeAs Ash and his friends journey to Crown City to join the crowds watching the Pokémon Baccer World Cup, mysterious forces are in motion that could bring untold misfortune to them all! What secrets does Zorua, a Pokémon they befriend along the way, hide? Why is the powerful Zoroark rampaging through the city, and what does the appearance of the Legendary Pokémon Raikou, Entei, and Suicune mean? What has brought Celebi back to the city at this precise moment in time for the first time in 20 years? And what will happen when the paths of all of them come together in one time and place?
AnimeGiratina is the only Pokémon living in the mysterious Reverse World. Enraged when Palkia and Dialga disrupt time and space, it drags Dialga into this realm for a battle—but the conflict is broken up by Shaymin, the tiny Mythical Gratidude Pokémon. Exhausted, Shaymin leaves the Reverse World and asks Ash and his friends for help on its journey.Our heroes agree and enter the Reverse World, where they meet researcher Newton Graceland. His former assistant, Zero, seeks to harness Giratina's power to rule the Reverse World, even if that means destroying the real world!Can our heroes thwart his plans and protect both worlds? Will Giratina resolve its differences with Dialga? And what will Ash and his friends learn about Shaymin?
AnimeDue to a fortuitous mix-up, Tad, a dreamy construction worker, will be mistaken for a famous archaeologist and sent on an expedition to Peru. With the help of Jeff, his faithful dog, an intrepid teacher, a mute parrot and a hustler, they will try to save the mythical Lost City of the Incas from an evil band of treasure hunters.
AnimeDuring a train trip, Ash and friends spot an injured Pokémon they don’t recognize. They’re planning a rescue when the train is attacked by the Legendary Kyurem! Ash and the others manage to get the unfamiliar Pokémon to safety, and they learn its story… The Mythical Pokémon Keldeo is on a mission to rescue its friends—Cobalion, Terrakion, and Virizion, the Swords of Justice—from Kyurem’s icy clutches. But Kyurem has other ideas, and when it transforms into Black Kyurem or White Kyurem for greater power, things look grim! Can Keldeo find the courage to stand up to this menace?
AnimeDuring their travels through the Unova region, Ash and his friends Iris and Cilan arrive in Eindoak Town, built around a castle called the Sword of the Vale. The three Trainers have come to compete in the town’s annual battle competition, and Ash manages to win with some unexpected help from the Mythical Pokémon Victini! It turns out Victini has a special bond with this place… Long ago, the castle watched over the Kingdom of the Vale, and the partnership between Victini and the king protected its people who lived there. But that kingdom has since vanished into memory, leaving behind powerful relics and ancient Pokémon. Damon, a descendant of the People of the Vale, is trying to restore the lost kingdom with the help of his Reuniclus. His quest has taken him to the far reaches of the barren desert, and he has conv
AnimeHana is a 19-year-old student who falls in a fairy-tale like love with a wolf-man. Over the course of the 13-year story Hana gives birth to two children - older sister Yuki, and younger brother Ame, or Snow and Rain. At first the family quietly lives in the city trying to hide their wolf heritage, but when the wolf-man suddenly dies, Hana makes the decision to move to a rural town, far from their previous city life.
AnimeThe Boy and the Beast tells the story of Kyuta, a young orphan boy living on the streets. One day, Kyuta loses his way and stumbles into the world of beasts, where he meets Kumatetsu, a warrior beast in search of the perfect apprentice. Kyuta becomes his disciple and, after a stormy beginning, the pair forms a deep bond. But when a dark force threatens both worlds, their chance encounter becomes the ultimate test of strength, courage and friendship. From award-winning Japanese director Mamoru Hosoda (Wolf Children) and with a beautiful, seamless mix of classic hand-drawn animation and CGI, The Boy and the Beast is a heart-warming coming-of-age action fantasy tale that goes beyond your imagination.
AnimeThe beautifully animated adventure tells the story of 15-year-old Russian aristocrat Sasha, who, when her explorer grandfather mysteriously goes missing on his latest expedition, embarks on an epic adventure to find him and his lost ship, the Davai.
AnimeBlackie the sheep is obsessed with going to the Moon. When Kanuto the sheepdog gets swept up in her plans they find themselves caught up in an adventure involving singing cows, gallant wolves, shifty spiders, weird birds and Pinky the Godzilla-sized sheep. Not to mention a pack of dogs who just happen to have a rocket that’s all ready to launch. Farmtropolis is a fantastical animated adventure for the whole family that will change the way you think about the Moon forever more.
AnimeDuring their travels through the Unova region, Ash and his friends Iris and Cilan arrive in Eindoak Town, built around a castle called the Sword of the Vale. The three Trainers have come to compete in the town’s annual battle competition, and Ash manages to win with some unexpected help from the Mythical Pokémon Victini! It turns out Victini has a special bond with this place… Long ago, the castle watched over the Kingdom of the Vale, and the partnership between Victini and the king protected the people who lived there. But that kingdom has since vanished into memory, leaving behind powerful relics and ancient Pokémon. Damon, a descendant of the People of the Vale, is trying to restore the lost kingdom with the help of his Gothitelle. His quest has taken him to the far reaches of the frozen tundra, and he has con
AnimePrepare for new visions and new revelations, as the other side of RahXephon is finally revealed. RahXephon was created and directed by Yutaka Izubuchi (“Gasaraki,” the “Gundam” franchise), and produced by “Bones” (Angelic Layer, Cowboy Bebop), Victor Entertainment (“Noir”) and Fuji TV (“Astro Boy,” “Battle of the Planets”). The “RahXephon” series debuted on Japanese TV in 2002 and became an immediate sensation, with fierce action and the multilayered complexity of the plot and characters drawing in viewers by the tens of thousands.
AnimeLegend speaks of a hidden Sea Temple created by the People of the Water, which holds a powerful treasure known as the Sea Crown. Ash and Pikachu meet Lizabeth, a descendant of the People of the Water, and Jackie, a Pokémon Ranger on a secret mission to protect a Manaphy Egg and find the Sea Temple. The Phantom, a nefarious pirate, plans to obtain the Sea Crown and take over the world, but he first needs the Manaphy Egg! Now Lizabeth and Ash must help Jackie protect the Egg and stop the pirate!
Action & AdventureVin Diesel is the voice of Richard B. Riddick in this stunning sci-fi adventure that bridges the incredible stories of Pitch Black and The Chronicles of Riddick. When intergalactic bounty hunters capture him, Riddick must use his ruthless combat skills and extraordinary night vision to battle unstoppable soldiers of fortune. From renowned animator Peter Chung comes this visionary, action-packed film that extends the Chronicles of Riddick experience.
AnimeFrom Makoto Shinkai (Your Name, 5 Centimeters Per Second, Journey to Agartha) comes the first feature of his career. In 1996, an enormous tower is constructed on the southern shore of Hokkaido, it's purpose-unknown. Curious, three school children make a vow to discover the mysterious tower's secrets. Will this promise have to be left unfulfilled when one of the three falls into a coma? Set in an alternate universe, this sci-fi story centers around three teenagers, a rip in the space-time continuum, and the perseverance to keep a promise against all odds. The film captures slice-of-life beauty between three friends, while epic events threaten to drive them apart.
AnimeFrom the visionary director of The Girl Who Leapt Through Time comes the story of an ordinary family going to extraordinary lengths to avert the impending cyber apocalypse! Kenji is your typical teenage misfit, he's good at math, bad with girls, and spends most of his time hanging out in the all-powerful, online community known as OZ. His second life is the only life he has until the girl of his dreams, Natsuki, hijacks him for a starring role as a fake fiancé at her family reunion. Things only get stranger from there. A late-night email containing a cryptic mathematic riddle leads to the unleashing of a rogue AI intent on using the virtual word of OZ to destroy the real world, literarily. As Armageddon looms on the horizon, Kenji and his new family set aside their differences and band together to save the worlds they
AnimeTime has passed since Alphamon appeared and restoration has begun in Odaiba. When another infected Digimon - an Ogremon - appears and begins to wreak havoc on Odaiba, Mimi and Palmon spring into action. But in their haste to show the world that there are good Digimon, their battle brings about unforeseen consequences. The adventure now evolves once again...
Action & AdventureFollowing Meicoomon's rampage and the Reboot, Tai and the others leave behind a distressed Meiko and head to the Digital World. Once reunited with their Digimon partners after the loss of their memories they begin to forge new relationships, although Sora struggles to bond with Biyomon. Meanwhile in the real world, Nishijima receives word that Himekawa has disappeared. As he investigates, he learns that she had a hidden agenda all along...
Action & AdventureAfter seeing Meicoomon's abrupt transformation and killing of Leomon, Agumon and the other Digimon are kept isolated in Koushiro's office in order to prevent them from infection, but signs of infection begin to appear in Patamon.
DocumentaryWhile there have been numerous documentaries about Studio Ghibli made for television or for DVD features, no one had ever conceived of making a theatrical documentary feature about the famed animation studio. Yet that is precisely what filmmaker Mami Sunada set out to do in her first film since her acclaimed directorial debut, Death of a Japanese Salesman. With near-unfettered access inside the studio, Sunada follows the key personnel of Ghibli – director Hayao Miyazaki, producer Toshio Suzuki and the elusive “other” director, Isao Takahata – over the course of one year as the studio rushes to complete their two highly anticipated new films, Miyazaki’s The Wind Rises and Takahata’s The Tale of The Princess Kaguya. The result is a rare glimpse into the inner workings of one of the most celebrated animation s
AnimeThis thrilling feature-length movie based on Kunihiko Ikuhara’s (TV’S SAILOR MOON) fan favorite series is a fun re-telling of this popular fantasy high school soap opera. Utena Tenjou arrives at Ohtori Academy only to be swept up in a series of duels for the hand of her classmate. At the same time, Utena reunites with Touga Kiryuu, a friend from her childhood who seems to know the secrets behind the duels. Utena must discover those secrets for herself, before the power that rules Ohtori claims her and her friends.