Watch Tokyo Godfathers
Genres: comedy, drama, magic, psychological
Plot Summary: On a Christmas Eve, three Tokyo homeless — mid-aged alcoholic man Gin, high school runaway girl Miyuki, and former drag queen Hana — were searching dumpsters and trash bags for possible Christmas gifts for themselves, when cries from a baby drew their attention. Believing this was a gift from God, Hana, who couldn’t have a baby of “her” own, vowed to take care of the abandoned baby girl and together they began searching for baby’s mother.
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.
Genres: action, drama, science fiction
Themes: bioroids, cyborg, mecha, military, police, power suits
Plot Summary: Growing out of the chaos of a global war, the city of Utopia is populated by humans and bioroids (artificial humans). On the surface, everything is harmonious, but tensions lurk. Into this seemingly perfect society comes a survivor of the wars, Deunan Knute, who carries a legacy that will turn out to be of critical importance to the future of humanity.
Watch La Maison en Petits Cubes
Plot Summary: An old man lives in a town that has become submerged in water. As the water rises, he’s forced to build additional levels onto his home with bricks (cubes) in order to stay above water. One day the old man accidentally drops his favorite pipe into the lower levels of his home, and decides to rent scuba diving equipment in order to go searching for his pipe. As he descends through his sunken home, the old man recalls memories of the past in each room
Watch Kino’s Journey the Beautiful World
Plot Summary: Kino travels to a country divided into two parts: the very clean and peaceful city, closed off from the surrounding wastelands. She meets a little girl in the city suffering from a disease which is constantly being researched. The girl, however, does not know just how the reasearch is being done.