Watch Summer Wars
Genres: action, comedy, thriller
Themes: computers, family, social-networking, technology
Plot Summary: When timid eleventh-grader and math genius Kenji Koiso is asked by older student and secret crush Natsuki to come with her to her family’s Nagano home for a summer job, he agrees without hesitation. Natsuki’s family, the Jinnouchi clan, dates back to the Muromachi era, and they’ve all come together to celebrate the 90th birthday of the spunky matriarch of the family, Sakae. That’s when Kenji discovers his “summer job” is to pretend to be Natsuki’s fiancé and dance with her at the birthday celebration. As Kenji attempts to keep up with Natsuki’s act around her family, he receives a strange math problem on his cell phone which, being a math genius, he can’t resist solving. As it turns out, the solution to the mysterious equation causes a hijacking of the social networking site through which most of the world’s social and business traffic flows.
Watch Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann The Movie 2 Ragan-hen
Genres: science fiction
Plot Summary: Seven years after the defeat of the spiral king, Simon and the Dai-Gurren brigade must set out to the vastness of space to defeat a new threat and save the universe.
Watch Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagann The Movie Gurren Hen
Genres: science fiction
Plot Summary: Simon and Kamina live in an underground city monitored by the village chief. When Simon stumbles upon an artifact and beastmen invade from the surface, Simon and Kamina rebel against them.
Watch Afro Samurai Resurrection
Genres: action, drama
Plot Summary: Late one night, Afro is suddenly attacked by Jinno. However, he is unable to protect himself, and Jinno drags him nearby to his father’s grave, where a woman named Sio awaits. She proceeds to take the Number One headband that he possesses, as well as the remains of his dead father’s skull. Before leaving, she tells him to seek and obtain the Number Two headband, if he wants the right to take back his father’s remains. With that, Afro must once again embark on a path of violence in order to let his father rest in peace once again.
Watch Origin Spirits of the Past
Genres: adventure, drama, romance, science fiction
Themes: mecha, post-apocalyptic, superpowers
Plot Summary: A boy named Agito stumbles upon a machine which has been keeping a girl named Toola in suspended animation for 300 years. Toola awakens to discover that the earth’s environment has been radically altered due to genetic experiments that her father was involved in, and that the forest itself has become a sentient entity. Together with Shunack, another person from the past, Toola attempts to use long dormant technology to return things to the way they used to be. When Toola comes to the realization that the ways of the past should not be revived, she and Agito fight to protect the world as it has become, and try to create a balance between mankind and nature.
Watch Blue Gender The Warrior
Genres: adventure, drama, horror, science fiction
Themes: alien, mecha, military
Plot Summary: It is a time of chaos. Earth is no longer what it used to be. It has been infested with a bug like species called the Blue. Yuji Kaido, who has a mysterious disease is put into suspended animation untill a cure is found. When he wakes up Yuji learns that its been more than 20 years since he was put into suspended animation, and the world is now controled by these creatures. He then decides to join a group of soldiers fighting against the Blue for hope of a better future
Watch Jin-Roh The Wolf Brigade
Genres: drama, psychological, romance, science fiction, thriller
Themes: historical, military, police
Plot Summary: After witnessing the suicide bombing of a terrorist girl, Constable Kazuki Fuse becomes haunted by her image, and is forced to undergo retraining for his position in the Capital Police’s Special Unit. However, unknown to him, he becomes a key player in a dispute between Capital and Local Police forces, as he finds himself increasingly involved with the sister of the very girl he saw die.
Watch The Piano Forest
Genres: drama, music
Plot Summary: Amamiya Shu transfers to Moriwaki elementary filled with hope and ambition. But it doesn’t take long before he gets picked on by the class bullies, and gets involved in a dare to play the mysterious piano in the forest. Igniting his meeting with an equally enigmatic child that goes by the name of Ichinose Kai, who seems to be the only one capable getting sound out of the thought to be broken piano.