MAIN CONTENT

Historical AnimeCross

Watch Historical Anime English Subbed at AnimeCross, Historical Anime Series Subbed, Watch Historical Anime Online.

Akagami No Shirayuki Hime


Status: Completed (Episodes: 12 ~)

Genres: Drama, Fantasy, Historical, Romance, Shoujo

Summary:

Shirayuki was a young girl born with unique apple-red hair. She meets a famous but foolish Prince Raji, who falls in love with her at first sight and orders her to become his concubine. With nowhere else to go, Shirayuki cuts her hair and escapes to a neighboring country. While traversing through the forests, she meets a young boy, Zen, who helps her after she boldly cures his wounds but then gets poisoned by an apple given to Shirayuki. Meanwhile, Prince Raji sends out henchmen to search for her. What will happen to Shirayuki? What is Zen's true character? A refreshing fantasy story between an optimistic heroine and a prince who constantly stays on her watch.

Arslan Senki Tv


Status: Completed (Episodes: 24 ~)

Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Historical, Supernatural

Summary:

In the prosperous kingdom of Pars lies the Royal Capital of Ecbatana, a city of splendor and wonder, ruled by the undefeated and fearsome King Andragoras. Arslan is the young and curious prince of Pars who, despite his best efforts, doesn't seem to have what it takes to be a proper king like his father. At the age of 14, Arslan goes to his first battle and loses everything as the blood-soaked mist of war gives way to scorching flames, bringing him to face the demise of his once glorious kingdom. However, it is Arslan's destiny to be a ruler, and despite the trials that face him, he must now embark on a journey to reclaim his fallen kingdom.

Arslan Senki Tv Fuujin Ranbu


Status: Completed (Episodes: 8 ~)

Genres: Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Historical, Supernatural

Summary:

Second season of Arslan Senki.

Arslan Senki Tv Ova


Status: Ongoing (Episodes: 2 ~)

Genres: Adventure, Fantasy, Historical, Shounen

Summary:

It has been announced that Hiromu Arakawa's Arslan Senki manga will bundle OVAs in the fifth and sixth volumes, to be released on May 9 and December 9 respectively. The first OVA will include an original story supervised by Hiromu Arakawa, while the content of the second OVA has not been announced yet.

Avatar The Last Airbender Book 1


Status: Completed (Episodes: 18 ~)

Genres: Adventure, Drama, Erotica, Historical, Ninja

Summary:

The season revolves around the protagonist, Aang, and his friends Katara and Sokka and their journey to the North Pole to find a Waterbending master to teach Aang and Katara. Fire Lord Ozai, the current Fire Lord of the Fire Nation, is waging a seemingly endless war against the Earth Kingdom, the Water Tribes, and the already vanquished Air Nomads. Aang, the current Avatar, must master the four elements—Air, Water, Earth, and Fire—before defeating the Fire Lord and ending the war. Along the way, Aang and his friends are chased by various pursuers, including Prince Zuko, a banished Fire Nation prince, and Admiral Zhao, a key member of the Fire Navy

Avatar The Last Airbender Book 2


Status: Ongoing (Episodes: 20 ~)

Genres: Adventure, Drama, Erotica, Historical, Ninja

Summary:

n the season"s beginning, the protagonist Aang and his friends Katara and Sokka are on a quest to find an Earthbending teacher, which finishes when they recruit Toph. Sokka finds important information concerning the war with the Fire Nation. Aang quickly becomes single-minded in looking for his kidnapped flying bison Appa. His search leads him to Ba Sing Se, the capital of the Earth Kingdom, where he uncovers the great internal government corruption of Ba Sing Se. At the season"s end, Ba Sing Se falls to the Fire Nation and Aang escapes with his friends on a recovered Appa.

Avatar The Last Airbender Book 3


Status: Ongoing (Episodes: 20 ~)

Genres: Adventure, Drama, Erotica, Historical, Ninja

Summary:

This third and final season focuses on Aang"s quest to defeat the tyrannical Fire Lord. In the season"s beginning, protagonist Aang and his friends Sokka, Katara, and Toph are traveling through the Fire Nation, conjuring a plan for invading the Fire Nation and looking for a teacher to teach Aang Firebending. Midway through the season, Aang gathers friends he met in previous episodes and leads a failed invasion into the Fire Nation. Former antagonist and anti-hero Zuko changes sides and joins Aang, serving as his Firebending teacher until the season finale, when Aang finally defeats the Fire Lord and ends the war in a suprising way. He takes away his bending to keep what he has learned in the northern air temple

Baccano


Status: Completed (Episodes: 13 ~)

Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Horror, Alchemy, Crime, Gore, Historical, Immortality, Mafia, Theif

Summary:

Each of the stories in the series involves several unrelated plots intersecting and crossing each other as events spiral farther and farther out of control. Immortal alchemists, mafia operated speakeasies, and many other elements of pulp fiction mashed together for a world straight out of the movies.

Bakumatsu Gijinden Roman


Status: Completed (Episodes: 12 ~)

Genres: Fantasy, Historical

Summary:

The stage is the close of the Edo period, an age when, not unlike our own time, both natural and man-made disasters left chaos in their wake. Manjiro makes a living helping the people of the troubled capital city, but behind the scenes, he also works in secret to take back precious belongings stolen from the people by unjust political powers and conspiratorial menaces. The people call him "Get-backer Roman."

Bakumatsu Rock


Status: Completed (Episodes: 12 ~)

Genres: Action, Comedy, Historical, Music, Shoujo

Summary:

The story is set in the Bakumatsu era, at the end of the shoguns" rule over Japan in the middle of the 19th century. The Tokugawa shogunate uses the brainwashing "Heaven"s Songs" by the top idols in Shinsengumi to subjugate the country and its people. In this Japan, writing or singing any songs besides the "Heaven"s Songs" is a capital offense. Ryōma Sakamoto and the other rockers rise up and change the world with rock "n" roll for freedom and justice.

Basilisk


Status: Completed (Episodes: 24 ~)

Genres: Action, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Supernatural, Historical, Ninja

Summary:

The year is 1614 AD. Two warring ninja clans, each supporting a son of Hidetada Tokugawa as the next shogun, send ten representatives each to fight to the death for the possession of a scroll. The prize: the annihilation of the other and the staunch support of the Tokugawa government for the winning clan for the next thousand years.

Brave 10


Status: Completed (Episodes: 12 ~)

Genres: Action, Adventure, Historical, Samurai, Seinen, Super Power

Summary:

A year before the battle of Sekigahara that ended the Sengoku Period, the ninja Saizou Kirigakure meets the miko Nami Isa as she"s attacked by assassins. Her shrine was destroyed by Tokugawa Ieyasu for siding with Yukimura Sanada. Meanwhile, Sanada has been gathering ten warriors known as Sanada"s Brave 10, who have the power to change history. As they gather one by one, Nami"s own mysterious power awakens.

Chiruran Nibun No Ichi


Status: Completed (Episodes: 12 ~)

Genres: Action, Historical

Summary:

Strong, intense, and cute! The most laid-back Shinsengumi in history arrives!!  Here"s the laid-back everyday life of the Shinsengumi warriors.

Chouyaku Hyakuninisshu Uta Koi


Status: Completed (Episodes: 13 ~)

Genres: Historical, Josei, Romance

Summary:

Uta Koi tells the "super-liberal interpretation" of the Hyakuninisshu anthology compiled during Japan's Heian period of 100 romantic poems from 100 different poets such as The Tale of Genji's Murasaki Shikibu.

Dantalian No Shoka Ibarahime


Status: Completed (Episodes: 1 ~)

Genres: Action, Fantasy, Historical, Mystery, Shounen

Summary:

A DVD containing an all new, original anime episode bundled with the fifth volume of Chako Abeno's Dantalian no Shoka manga adaptation.

Donten Ni Warau


Status: Completed (Episodes: 12 ~)

Genres: Action, Historical, Shoujo

Summary:

The story of Donten ni Warau takes place in the 11th year of the Meiji era. The number of people in Japan who feel dissatisfaction toward the government are increasing due to the increasing speed of Westernization and the ban on samurai. In order to curb the increased rate of crime, the government opens a new prison. The three brothers of the Kumo family are entrusted with the duty of transporting these criminals to the new prison, but adventures await them on the way.

Drifters


Status: Completed (Episodes: 12 ~)

Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Historical, Samurai, Seinen

Summary:

Toyohisa Shimazu is a fierce samurai who, in the aftermath of a fight with the Tokugawa regiment, suddenly finds himself in a strange corridor far from the bloodied grasslands of the battlefield. Before he can ask any questions, the shocked fighter finds himself sucked through a door in the wall and promptly lands in an unfamiliar place populated by kindly elves. There he meets with two infamous warriors, Oda Nobunaga and Nasu no Yoichi, who have met the same fate as him. However, not all is well in this new world as the brutal Black King aims to destroy everything. Now, with a battle raging between the fiercest warriors from throughout history, could this trio of Japanese Samurai be the only ray of hope in a land threatened by darkness?

Drifters Ova


Status: Ongoing (Episodes: 1 ~)

Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Historical, Ova, Samurai, Seinen

Summary:

Bundled with the fifth manga volume.

Folktales From Japan


Status: Completed (Episodes: 2 ~)

Genres: Historical, Kids, Supernatural

Summary:

Like in any culture, Japanese kids grow up listening to the stories repeatedly told by their parents and grandparents. The boy born from a peach; the princess from the moon who is discovered inside a bamboo; the old man who can make a dead cherry tree blossom, etc. These short stories that teach kids to see both the dark and bright sides of life have passed traditional moral values from generation to generation. Each half-hour episode of Folktales from Japan consists of three self-contained stories, well-known and unknown, with a special focus on heartwarming stories that originate from Tohoku, the northern region heavily touched by the earthquake of 2011. May this program help cheer up earthquake victims and cast a light of hope for them?

Fushigi Yuugi


Status: Completed (Episodes: 52 ~)

Genres: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Bishounen, Historical, Male Harem

Summary:

Miaka Yuuki, an average middle school student caught up in studying for exams, is sucked into an ancient Chinese novel titled "The Universe of Four Gods". There she discovers that she is in an ancient country in what is now China, Konan, and is to be the Priestess of one of the four gods, Suzaku. As the priestess, her duty is to gather the Seven Seishi of Suzaku, who are to be her protectors. Once they are gathered, the priestess will summon the god Suzaku and bring peace between the warring lands, Konan and Kutou. But it"s harder than it seems. Along the road, many hardships are faced, as Miaka"s best friend Yui Hongo enters the book and becomes her rival, the priestess of Seiryuu in the land of Kutou. Who summons their god first is up to the courage and skill of the priestesses and their seishi, as they meet triumphs and tragedies along the way.

Fushigi Yuugi Ova1


Status: Completed (Episodes: 3 ~)

Genres: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Bishounen, Historical, Male Harem

Summary:

Miaka Yuuki, an average middle school student caught up in studying for exams, is sucked into an ancient Chinese novel titled "The Universe of Four Gods". There she discovers that she is in an ancient country in what is now China, Konan, and is to be the Priestess of one of the four gods, Suzaku. As the priestess, her duty is to gather the Seven Seishi of Suzaku, who are to be her protectors. Once they are gathered, the priestess will summon the god Suzaku and bring peace between the warring lands, Konan and Kutou. But it"s harder than it seems. Along the road, many hardships are faced, as Miaka"s best friend Yui Hongo enters the book and becomes her rival, the priestess of Seiryuu in the land of Kutou. Who summons their god first is up to the courage and skill of the priestesses and their seishi, as they meet triumphs and tragedies along the way.

Fushigi Yuugi Ova2


Status: Completed (Episodes: 6 ~)

Genres: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Bishounen, Historical, Male Harem

Summary:

Miaka Yuuki, an average middle school student caught up in studying for exams, is sucked into an ancient Chinese novel titled "The Universe of Four Gods". There she discovers that she is in an ancient country in what is now China, Konan, and is to be the Priestess of one of the four gods, Suzaku. As the priestess, her duty is to gather the Seven Seishi of Suzaku, who are to be her protectors. Once they are gathered, the priestess will summon the god Suzaku and bring peace between the warring lands, Konan and Kutou. But it"s harder than it seems. Along the road, many hardships are faced, as Miaka"s best friend Yui Hongo enters the book and becomes her rival, the priestess of Seiryuu in the land of Kutou. Who summons their god first is up to the courage and skill of the priestesses and their seishi, as they meet triumphs and tragedies along the way.

Fushigi Yuugi Ova3


Status: Completed (Episodes: 4 ~)

Genres: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Romance, Bishounen, Historical, Male Harem

Summary:

Taka and Miaka are now happily married and only six months before their new family would be born, but an obessed girl named Mayo would do anything to make Taka hers. She enters the world of the Four Gods, determined to win Taka"s heart and be the new priestess.

Gifuu Doudou Kanetsugu To Keiji


Status: Completed (Episodes: 24 ~)

Genres: Action, Historical, Martial Arts, Samurai, Seinen

Summary:

The Sengoku era gave birth to many historical legends. One of them is Naoe Kanetsugu, the brilliant military general of the Uesugi family. Together with Maeda Keiji, a legendary warrior on the battlefield, who become lifelong friends with each other, they carve out a piece of history in the most dangerous and volatile time in Japan's history. The two men recall their beginnings and the journey they took to get to the accomplished position they now sit at.

Gintama 2015


Status: Completed (Episodes: 51 ~)

Genres: Action, Comedy, Historical, Parody, Samurai, Sci Fi, Shounen

Summary:

Futuristic Edo is no longer fun for a samurai, especially when the streets are filled with arrogant alien beings. Wielding a wooden bokken, Gintoki refuses to be moved by the invaders and will do whatever it takes to make a quick buck. The unlikely silver-haired hero is late with his rent, as usual, and his rush to avoid his landlady leads him to the sakura blossoms in the park. However, his flower watching and a delightful picnic turns into a violent game of Jan-ken-pon against the Shinsengumi! Can Kagura beat the champion Sougo as Gin tries to out-drink Hijikata, or will rebellious Zura’s giant mecha appearance put an end to all of their fun?

Gintama 2017


Status: Completed (Episodes: 12 ~)

Genres: Action, Comedy, Historical, Parody, Samurai, Sci Fi, Seinen

Summary:

Fifth season of Gintama.

Gintama Jump Festa 2015


Status: Completed (Episodes: 1 ~)

Genres: Action, Comedy, Historical, Parody, Samurai, Sci Fi, Shounen

Summary:

Gintama special event anime that premiered at the Jump Special Anime Festa 2015 tour

Guardian Of The Sacred Spirit


Status: Completed (Episodes: 25 ~)

Genres: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Female Bodyguard, Historical

Summary:

Balsa the spearwoman is a wandering warrior, who takes on the task of saving lives, in atonement for a past sin. On her journey, she happens to save a prince, and is tasked with becoming his bodyguard. And he is going to need one, for his own father, the emperor, wants him dead.Balsa, the spear wielder and bodyguard, is visiting the New Yogo Empire. She is hired to protect the Second Prince, Chagum, who is endangered because he is possessed by a being despised by his father, the Emperor, who ordered his assasination. The two go on a perilous adventure for the survival of the prince. Throughout the story, Balsa"s past will come to light and they will uncover mysteries about Chagum"s condition while developing a family-like relationship with each other and others.

Hakuouki


Status: Completed (Episodes: 28 ~)

Genres: Action, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Angst, Bishounen, Demons, Historical, Male Harem, Samurai, Slow Paced

Summary:

Based on Idea Factory"s romance adventure game: Yukimura Chizuru has come to Kyoto looking for her father, a doctor who has gone missing. While there, she witnesses a fight between an Oni and the Shinsengumi. Taking her into custody, the Shinsengumi debates on what to do with Chizuru when they discover that she is the daughter of the doctor they are also looking for. The Shinsengumi then takes Chizuru along on their search after the missing doctor, from adventures to adventures.

Hakuouki Otogisoushi


Status: Completed (Episodes: 6 ~)

Genres: Fantasy, Historical, Samurai, Shoujo

Summary:

The series of anime shorts will feature the characters from the Hakuouki games in chibi form, and will feature a completely new story with the theme "A normal every day that might have existed."

Hakuouki Reimeiroku


Status: Completed (Episodes: 12 ~)

Genres: Action, Drama, Historical, Samurai, Shoujo, Supernatural

Summary:

The beginning of Hakuouki Series. Foretells the story Ryunosuke Ibuki, a boy who is a son of a samurai, yet hates a samurai. He was pick up by Roshigumi (later Shinsengumi) other leader Kamo Serizawa, when he was robbed and left to die on his way to the Capital (Kyoto). After being rescued, he was forced to become Serizawa"s dog, and slowly, the mystery is starting to unfold.

Hakushaku To Yosei


Status: Completed (Episodes: 12 ~)

Genres: Adventure, Magic, Romance, Bishoujo, Bishounen, Historical

Summary:

The story is set in 19th century England and centers on a "fairy doctor" named Lydia. Her life takes a 180-degrees turn when she meets a legendary blue knight count named Edgar and his crew. He hires her as an adviser during his quest to obtain a treasured sword that was supposed to be handed down to him by his family.

Hetalia The World Twinkle


Status: Completed (Episodes: 15 ~)

Genres: Comedy, Historical, Parody

Summary:

The sixth season of Hetalia.

House Of Five Leaves


Status: Completed (Episodes: 4 ~)

Genres: Action, Drama, Historical, Samurai, Shounen Ai

Summary:

Akitsu Masanosuke is a timid ronin on his way to Edo from the countryside when he accidentally encounters a playboy named Yaichi, who asks him to be his bodyguard. But it turns out that Yaichi is actually the leader of a group of bandits called the "Five Leaves," and he"s hoping that Masanosuke will join them. Masanosuke is reluctant to help them, but as he grows closer to his eccentric new companions, he learns to relate to them and grow as a person in the process.

Hyouge Mono


Status: Completed (Episodes: 1 ~)

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Historical, Samurai

Summary:

In the age of civil war, when the shadow of Nobunaga Oda was still cast over the land, the warlord Furuta Sasuke lost his soul to the tea ceremony. While war shook the world around him, he faced his own conflict between his desire for promotion and his love for his art.

Ichiban Ushiro No Daimaou


Status: Completed (Episodes: 12 ~)

Genres: Alchemy, Android, Assassins, Demons, Fan Service, Girls With Guns, Harem, Historical, Love Triangle, Magical Girl, Martial Arts, Ninja, Parallel Universe, Ppolitics, Post Apocalyptic, Reincarnation, Religion, War, Witches

Summary:

The story of "love, magic, and battles" revolves around Akuto Sai, a boy who aims to become part of his country"s highest order of magicians and contribute to society. On the day he is admitted into the Constant Magical Academy, his aptitude test predicts the following: "Future Occupation ā€¦ Devil King." Thus begins his difficult school life in which he is resented by his studious female class head, desired by a girl with mysterious powers, and guarded by a beautiful female android.

Ikkitousen


Status: Completed (Episodes: 14 ~)

Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Tournament, Bishoujo, Ecchi, Fanservice, Historical, Martial Arts, School, War

Summary:

Seven schools are constantly "at war" with each other, and the students withinā€”both male and femaleā€”have become skilled fighters and constantly battle with rival schools. Their lives and fates are guided by strange jewels that contain the spirits and destinies of warriors from the Sangokushi period. One girl, Sonsaku Hakufu, has recently moved to Japan and is apparently destined to unite the schools as her counterpart united seven countries long ago. But, like all heroes, there is a darker side to her fate, and as always there is a constant struggle by those around her to break the chains of their own destinies and make their own lives.

Ikkitousen Dragon Destiny


Status: Completed (Episodes: 12 ~)

Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Tournament, Bishoujo, Ecchi, Fanservice, Historical, Martial Arts, School, War

Summary:

Loosely based on the novel "Romance of the Three Kingdoms", modern day Japan sees a similar struggle for power between different rival schools with the three strongest being: Kyosho Academy led by Sousou Moutoku, Nanyo Academy by Sonsaku Hakufu, and Ryuubi Gentoku from Seito High School. Together these three tousei, each with their own mangatama, fight for the honour of becoming ikki tousen and fulfilling their fated destiny through battle and conquest.

Ikkitousen Great Guardians


Status: Completed (Episodes: 12 ~)

Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Tournament, Bishoujo, Ecchi, Fanservice, Historical, Martial Arts, School, War

Summary:

Preparing for the battles to come, tournaments and to fight against new opponents from over the world, Hakufu is working to have enough money to make her dream true. But she doesn"t consider that old and new allies and enemies will come to scene, and also being a weak leader to the eyes of her companions. A sister also appears. She doesn"t even know her mom"s past so better to start from the local stuff before attempting to go worldwide.

Ikkitousen Xtreme Xecutor


Status: Completed (Episodes: 12 ~)

Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Tournament, Bishoujo, Ecchi, Fanservice, Historical, Martial Arts, School, War

Summary:

The main fighters are summoned to a tournament that involves the heads of all the schools. But some of the heads send their trust fighters in their place. They don"t realize that the tournament is just the face of a conspiracy to take over the clans. Hakufu now has a disciple as crazy and skilled as her and due to her laziness the disciple ends on the tournament in the place of her master. Now they must prove that the destiny imposed by the souls of the fighters living in their own is not always an absolute law.

Ikoku Meiro No Croise


Status: Completed (Episodes: 12 ~)

Genres: Adventure, Slice Of Life, Historical

Summary:

In the 19th century, a small Japanese girl named Yune arrives at Paris. She has traveled to France with Oscar Claudel to work at his shop, Enseignes du Roy. There she meets his grandson, Claude Claudel, a blacksmith who makes street signs for stores. Caught in a whole new cultural experience, both Yune and Claude learn a lot from each other while they try to keep the shop open despite the declining number of customers at the Galerie du Roy. Once a popular marketplace, many nearby businesses are closing as they are all engulfed by the waves of change.

Joker Game Kuroneko Yoru No Bouken


Status: Ongoing (Episodes: 2 ~)

Genres: Drama, Historical, Military, Seinen

Summary:

Specials included with the Blu-ray box set releases of Joker Game.

Junketsu No Maria


Status: Completed (Episodes: 12 ~)

Genres: Comedy, Ecchi, Fantasy, Historical, Magic, Seinen

Summary:

The story follows Maria, the most powerful witch who lives during the Hundred Years" War in France. She despises war, so she obstructs battles with her strong magical powers. Her meddling with her succubus Artemis and incubus Priapos has caught the attention of the heavens, and so the Archangel Michael issues an edict. When Maria loses her virginity, she will also lose her magical powers. A beautiful angel named Ezekiel is supposed to watch Maria and make sure the witch does not use magic in front of people, but Maria continues to use magic anyways.

Katanagatari


Status: Completed (Episodes: 12 ~)

Genres: Action, Romance, Historical

Summary:

This story teakes place in the Edo era where Yasuri Shichika is the seventh head of the Kyotou school of Japanese sword martial arts living in Fushou Island with his sister Nanami. With the order from a female samurai general Togame, he sets out for a trip to collect the twelve treasured swords created by a legendary swordsmith Shikizaki Kiki.

Kemono No Souja Erin


Status: Completed (Episodes: 26 ~)

Genres: Action, Romance, Historical

Summary:

Erin is a bright and curious 10-year-old girl living at the small Ake village with her mother Soyon. The residents of this community are all devoted to the nurturing of a special kind of reptile named touda. Big and powerful, the creature is an important military asset of the country. Soyon is a wise and extremely skilled beast veterinarian who does the crucial task of taking care of these huge animals despite being somewhat disdained by many people due to the prejudice towards her lineage. Erin admires her and wishes to one day become an expert like her mother. Sadly the mysterious demise of two Kiba, the strongest type of touda, convicts Soyon as responsible for the calamity. Erin must then travel to a faraway land where she grows up trying to grasp a deeper understanding of both animals and mankind.

Kingdom


Status: Completed (Episodes: 38 ~)

Genres: Action, Historical, Military, Seinen

Summary:

The story begins with Xin and Hyou, two boys without families in the Warring States Period when China has been embroiled in war for five centuries. Despite living like slaves, the boys strive to realize their dream of becoming warlords.

Kingdom 2


Status: Completed (Episodes: 39 ~)

Genres: Action, Historical, Military, Seinen

Summary:

A year after the devastating battle against the formidable Zhao, the State of Qin has returned its focus to pursuing King Zheng Ying's ambition of conquering the other six states and unifying China. Their next target is Wei, a smaller state which stands as a geographic stepping stone for the sake of conquest. Xin Li, now a three hundred man commander of the swiftly rising Fei Xin Unit, continues to seek out lofty achievements in order to garner recognition for himself and his soldiers, motivated by those previously lost in battle. In the preliminary battles ahead of Qin's invasion of Wei, Xin finds competition in other young commanders who are of a higher social status than him. Back in Qin, the royal palace faces turmoil as opposing factions begin to make their move against Zheng Ying's regime. With their hands full both abroad and at home, Zheng and Xin must lead the way in this era of unending war, resolved to etch their names in history by creating a unified China.

Kuroshitsuji


Status: Completed (Episodes: 24 ~)

Genres: Comedy, Mystery, Supernatural, Bishounen, Demons, Historical, Shinigami

Summary:

One of the noble families of Englandā€”Phantomhiveā€”has a butler, Sebastian Michaels. He has unquestionably perfect knowledge, manners, talent with materials, martial arts and much more. But for some reason, he serves a 12-year-old master...

Kuroshitsuji Book Of Circus


Status: Completed (Episodes: 10 ~)

Genres: Comedy, Demons, Fantasy, Historical, Shounen, Supernatural

Summary:

Full of wonder and excitement, the Noah's Arc Circus troupe has captured audiences with their dazzling performances. Yet these fantastic acts don't come without a price. Children have mysteriously gone missing around London, correlating to that of the groups' movements. Unsettled by these kidnappings, Queen Victoria sends in her notorious guard dog, Ciel Phantomhive, and his ever-faithful demon butler, Sebastian Michaelis, on an undercover mission to find these missing children. Trying to balance their new circus acts with their covert investigation under the big top, however, proves to be quite a challenge. With the other performers growing suspicious and the threat of the circus' mysterious benefactor looming overhead, what the two discover will shake Ciel to his very core.

Le Chevalier Deon


Status: Completed (Episodes: 24 ~)

Genres: Drama, Fantasy, Horror, Mystery, Supernatural, Historical, Revenge, Superpowers, Tragedy

Summary:

During the time when Louis XV still ruled France, a certain woman was found dead in the coffin floating through the Seine river. D"Eon, the woman"s brother, determines to seach for the killer of his sister, Lia. But there are some strange movements in France. And things become more strange when Lia"s soul enters D"Eon"s body...

Lime Iro Senkitan


Status: Completed (Episodes: 13 ~)

Genres: Adventure, Comedy, Supernatural, Themes Ecchi, Harem, Historical, Mecha

Summary:

Around the the 37th year of the Meiji Era (1904) in the midst of the Russo-Japanese war, the small Japanese army, in need of assistance, uses its special flying (thanks to a benevolent demon) ship, the Amanohara, to attack Russia"s major base at Port Arthur (Lushun). Umakai Shintaro, a Russian diplomat originally from Japan, defects and goes to Sapporo to teach at a girls academy. However, that girls academy is not typical - it is on board the Amanohara, and the five girls Shintaro teaches are known as the Raimu Unit - girls with the ability to summon powerful beings to fight for them. Shintaro eventually becomes their teacher and general in battle, and so the six embark on a weird and excessively erotic journey, as Shintaro helps the girls overcome their weaknesses, become stronger for the final stand at Lushun, and also understand the motives of the "Russian Spiritual Corps" that assist the opponent, which, unfortunately, has one member whom Shintaro knew well....

Master Keaton


Status: Ongoing (Episodes: 25 ~)

Genres: Adventure, Drama, Mystery, Slice Of Life, Thriller, Detective, Fatherhood, Historical, Military, Police

Summary:

Taichi Keaton is a man of many talents: father, historian, frequent traveler, negotiator, archaeologist, former survival instructor, and all while working as an insurance investigator for Lloyd"s of London. While his methods may seem a bit unorthodox, he gets the job done when needed, but not without a little something to learn or teach in the process. Through all of his adventures, some people call him a quack. Those who know him well call him a master of life...

Mirage Of Blaze


Status: Completed (Episodes: 16 ~)

Genres: Drama, Romance, Supernatural, Bishounen, Historical, Yaoi

Summary:

Takaya Ohgi is just a typical high school guy who wants nothing more than to protect his best friend and live a normal life. Enter Nobutsuna Naoe, an older man who informs Takaya that he is in fact the reincarnation of Lord Kagetora. Naoe, himself a possessor, awakens Takaya"s abilities to exorcise evil spirits and fight the Fuedal Underworld. While most possessors remember their former lives before being reincarnated, Takaya does not. Naoe is thankful for this, considering his passionate and abusive past with his Lord Kagetora. As Takaya improves his abilities , he also begins to remember what Naoe did because of his love for him. Meanwhile the dark forces of the Hojo and Fuma clans begin their attack as the Fuedal Underworld descends upon the living world.

Monster


Status: Completed (Episodes: 73 ~)

Genres: Drama, Horror, Mystery, Psychological, Thriller, Crime, Historical, Police

Summary:

Kenzou Tenma, a Japanese brain surgeon in Germany, had it all: incredible skill at his work, a rich and beautiful fiancee, and a promising career at his hospital. However, after becoming disenchanted by hospital politics, he chose to save the life of a young boy who got shot in the head over the life of the mayor. As a result he lost the support of the hospital director, as well as his position in the hospital and his fiance. A short time later, the hospital director and the doctors that replaced him were murdered, and once again he was catapulted back onto the top. But as the chief suspect of the murders, Tenma did not get a easy life. As a matter of fact, it seems that the boy he saved was much more than he had appeared to be... Now to clear his name and to correct his past mistake, Tenma must get to the bottom of these and other murders, and investigate the truth of the Monster who is behind all of this.

Mushibugyou Ova


Status: Completed (Episodes: 3 ~)

Genres: Action, Fantasy, Historical, Martial Arts, Samurai, Shounen, Super Power

Summary:

OVAs bundled with the 15-17th volumes of the Mushibugyou manga.

Mushishi Zoku Shou


Status: Completed (Episodes: 10 ~)

Genres: Adventure, Fantasy, Historical, Mystery, Seinen, Slice Of Life, Supernatural

Summary:

They existed long before anyone can remember. They are simple and strange in nature, not resembling any other plant or animal in this world. In ancient times, people revered these bizarre creatures and called them “Mushi.” People once again began to believe in the existence of these “Mushi” when they began affecting their lives in inexplicable ways. The one who connects the world of “Mushi” to the world of humans—they were called the “Mushi-shi.” All life exists not to hinder others in this world. They are simply there to live as they were meant to.

Mushishi Zoku Shou 2nd Season


Status: Completed (Episodes: 11 ~)

Genres: Adventure, Fantasy, Historical, Mystery, Seinen, Slice Of Life, Supernatural

Summary:

Second season of Mushishi Zoku Shou set to air Fall 2014.

Nobunaga Concerto


Status: Completed (Episodes: 10 ~)

Genres: Historical, Romance, Shounen

Summary:

The story centers around Saburou, a high school boy who time-travels to Japan's Sengoku Era. He must become Nobunaga Oda, the famed warlord who helps unite Japan.

Nobunaga No Shinobi


Status: Completed (Episodes: 26 ~)

Genres: Comedy, Historical

Summary:

Chidori is a little ninja girl living in Japan"s Warring States Period. One day, Oda Nobunaga rescued her from drowning in a river. Since that day, Chidori knew she wanted to serve Nobunaga. Five years later, she and Sukezou (who likes her) head out from their ninja village, determined to serve Oda Nobunaga!

Nobunaga No Shinobi Ise Kanegasaki Hen


Status: Ongoing (Episodes: 19 ~)

Genres: Comedy, Historical

Summary:

Second season of Nobunaga no Shinobi.

Nobunaga The Fool


Status: Completed (Episodes: 24 ~)

Genres: Action, Historical, Mecha, Sci Fi

Summary:

The planets of the East and the West were once connected by the Ama-no-Hashidate. The culture that built it was destroyed countless years ago, and the two planets have had separate histories ever since. On the Western planet, ancient culture is experiencing a renaissance after a long period of war. Jeanne Kaguya D"Arc, a girl from the Western Planet, was prophesied to be the Savior of the World at her birth. With Leonard Da Vinci, she lands on the Eastern Planet, where Nobunaga "the Fool" longs for the power to change the world, as his planet is still locked in a war where many heroes vie for supremacy. When these two people meet, the culture of both worlds will be transformed.

Nobunagun


Status: Completed (Episodes: 13 ~)

Genres: Action, Historical, Mecha, Sci Fi

Summary:

Earth is under attack from otherworldly creatures known as Evolutionary Invasion Objects, and only the agents of DOGOO, a government organization, can keep the monsters at bay. Armed with special weapons infused with the souls of distinguished historical figures, these fighters, recruited by an alien who watched its planet be destroyed by the Objects, are humanity’s best chance against the invaders. Teenager Shio Ogura used to be nothing but a loner and a military otaku, until one day she and her class went on a field trip to Taiwan and found themselves smack dab in the middle of an Object attack. To help save a new friend, the girl picks up a gun infused with the famed samurai Nobunaga Oda, thus securing her fate as the newest member of DOGOO, and protector of humanity!

Oda Nobuna No Yabou


Status: Completed (Episodes: 12 ~)

Genres: Comedy, Historical, Romance

Summary:

Ordinary high schooler Yoshiharu gets pulled into a time slip to the warring states period. There he meets Nobuna Oda - not Nobunaga, Nobuna. In this world, all the famous warlords of the era are female. Nobuna recruits Sagara, who she dubs "Monkey," to help her in her quest to rule the world.

Oh Edo Rocket


Status: Completed (Episodes: 26 ~)

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Historical, Sci Fi

Summary:

During the mid 19th century, the people of Edo were banned from experiencing a luxury lifestyle (including dealings with fireworks, inventions, and performances). Regardless, Seikichi Tamaya, fireworks artisan, can’t live without creating bigger and better fireworks. One day, the monotony was broken by the arrival of two powerful beasts; and while one was defeated, the other escaped due to the distraction caused by Seikichi’s fireworks. Subsequently, a beautiful and mysterious girl soon appeared and asked Seikichi to create fireworks that can reach the moon! Now, while trying to discover the truth behind the girl and the beasts, can Seikichi succeed at creating fireworks that can fly into the depths of the sky?

Onihei


Status: Completed (Episodes: 13 ~)

Genres: Historical, Seinen

Summary:

The story depicts Heizou Hasegawa, who metes justice on wrongdoers and supervises the crackdown on arsonists and robbers in Japan"s Edo period (1603-1868). 

Ozmafia


Status: Completed (Episodes: 12 ~)

Genres: Fantasy, Harem, Historical, Romance, Shoujo

Summary:

Fuuka is an amnesiac. As she wanders through the unfamiliar town, she realizes that she"s being chased. It"s one of the mafia families running the town -- the Oz family -- that saves her. In a town where friendship and fighting exist together, Fuuka must decide who"s hand to accept. And then there"s the question: why doesn"t she remember anything?

Peace Maker Kurogane


Status: Completed (Episodes: 24 ~)

Genres: Action, Comedy, Historical, Samurai, Shounen

Summary:

Peace Maker Kurogane takes place in Kyoto in the late 19th century, during the height of the conflict between the Shinsengumi, a shogunal police force, and its enemy, an anti-government faction called the Choshu. This tale follows a young boy named Ichimura Tetsunosuke who is desperate to join the Shinsengumi and avenge his parents" deaths by the hands of the Choshu. But in the midst of the bloodshed, will he be strong enough to survive?

Ruroini Kenshin Ishin Shishi No Requiem


Status: Completed (Episodes: 1 ~)

Genres: Action, Drama, Historical, Samurai

Summary:

The war against the Tokugawa Shogunate ended years ago. But there are some who are not happy with the outcome. Shigure Takimi watched his friends and family get slashed down in the name of freedom and prosperity. Now he and a band of desperate rebels have sworn to settle one final score. Only one man stands in their way: Kenshin Himura. But when Shigure discovers Kenshin"s true identity as the Hitokiri Battousai, his fight becomes a personal vendetta.

Ruroini Kenshin Ova Reflection


Status: Completed (Episodes: 2 ~)

Genres: Action, Drama, Historical, Samurai

Summary:

Kaoru goes to the harbor every day to see if Kenshin has returned. After a while, she starts looking back at her life with Kenshin and all the things that have happened.Taking place after the series has ended, it is mostly told in the point of view of Kamiya Kaoru. After their marriage Kenshin continues to wander, sick with an unknown disease. Kaoru, wanting to share the pain with Kenshin, asks Kenshin to infect her with the disease as well. However, because of Kenshin"s prolonged absence, his son Kenji, becomes a troubled teenager that seeks out Hiko in order to become an even better swordsman than his father ever was.

Ruroini Kenshin Ova Trust Betrayal


Status: Completed (Episodes: 4 ~)

Genres: Action, Drama, Historical, Samurai

Summary:

When mankind's savagery surpasses his fear of death, there is little hope for those who wish to live honest lives. Beneath a full moon, a young boy witnesses the murder of the bandits who had enslaved him, and is then christened with a new name by the man who rescued him. This boy is Shinta, now known as Kenshin Himura, and he is destined to become a swordsman. The softness of his heart does not befit the occupation, but his desire to protect the innocent is absolute. Rurouni Kenshin: Meiji Kenkaku Romantan - Tsuioku-hen details the origins of the man who would bear the name of Hitokiri Battousai long before he swore his oath not to kill and before he earned his reputation as an assassin. The young man’s heart is divided between justice and corruption, while the fate of a nation rests on his actions.

Ruroini Kenshin Tv


Status: Completed (Episodes: 93 ~)

Genres: Action, Drama, Historical, Samurai

Summary:

Himura Kenshin is a vagabond with a dark past and sunny disposition. Not a ronin but a rurouni, he was never a samurai, but an assassin of utmost skill in the Meiji restoration, who in the turning point of the war simply walked away. His travels lead him to Tokyo in the 11th year of the Meiji era, where he befriends a female Kendo master, a former thief, a brawler and a doctor all with their own secrets. Together they fight off the enemies surfacing from the dark past that Kenshin cannot escape.

Saiunkoku Monogatari


Status: Completed (Episodes: 39 ~)

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Supernatural, Bishounen, Feminism, Historical, Male Harem

Summary:

Saiunkoku is a world of eight provinces or houses, each named after a different colour. The new Emperor, Shi Ryuuki, has gained for a reputation for being uninterested in courtly matters and for flaunting his love for men. Shuurei, although born of the important Kou family, has difficulty making ends meet. She easily accepts an invitation to be the Emperor"s concubine in order to turn him into a good ruler. The mysterious Seiran, a young man who was adopted by her father, goes with her as Ryuuki"s bodyguard. Entering the imperial palace revives Shuurei"s dream of being a court official, and, together with the many companions she meets along the way, continues moving bravely forward while trying to fend off the Emperor"s advances.

Sd Gundam Sangokuden Brave Battle Warriors


Status: Completed (Episodes: 5 ~)

Genres: Adventure, Historical, Mecha, Parody, War

Summary:

A Romance of the Three Kingdoms retelling using SD Gundams.

Seirei No Moribito


Status: Completed (Episodes: 26 ~)

Genres: Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Demons, Female Bodyguard, Fugitives, Historical, Lone Warrior

Summary:

Balsa the spearwoman is a wandering warrior, who takes on the task of saving lives, in atonement for a past sin. On her journey, she happens to save a prince, and is tasked with becoming his bodyguard. And he is going to need one, for his own father, the emperor, wants him dead.Balsa, the spear wielder and bodyguard, is visiting the New Yogo Empire. She is hired to protect the Second Prince, Chagum, who is endangered because he is possessed by a being despised by his father, the Emperor, who ordered his assasination. The two go on a perilous adventure for the survival of the prince. Throughout the story, Balsa"s past will come to light and they will uncover mysteries about Chagum"s condition while developing a family-like relationship with each other and others.

Sengoku Basara Judge End


Status: Completed (Episodes: 12 ~)

Genres: Action, Historical, Martial Arts, Samurai, Super Power

Summary:

Based on CAPCOM's 2010 game Sengoku Basara 3 (Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes), Sengoku Basara: Judge End will depict the epic Battle of Sekigahara.

Sengoku Choujuu Giga


Status: Ongoing (Episodes: 26 ~)

Genres: Demons, Historical, Supernatural

Summary:

The anime will use a sumi-e (traditional Japanese ink painting) motif, and will feature Japan"s famous Sengoku-era warlords as animals. The anime will depict the characters in historically important events as well as in casual everyday situations.

Sengoku Musou


Status: Completed (Episodes: 12 ~)

Genres: Action, Historical, Samurai

Summary:

The story takes place in Japan"s tumultuous Sengoku era, where violent battles are being raged across the country. The "passionate and painful" story follows the "troubled fate" of the Sanada brothers, who have sworn an oath that no matter what, they will fight to the bitter end together. Toyotomi Hideyoshi is on the verge of unifying the realm, and all that remains is the Odawara Castle protected by the "Lion of Sagami" Ujiyasu Houjou. Hideyoshi"s personally trained generals — Ishida Mitsunari, Katou Kiyomasa, and Fukushima Masanori — as well as Otani Yoshitsugu, Shima Sakon, and Naoe Kanetsugu are all on the frontline of the battle. Amidst the battle formation are the two young warriors of the Sanada household: older brother Nobuyuki and younger brother Yukimura. As the stalemate begins to break down, Sanada Yukimura rides on a lone horse into the fray. His brother follows him right after.

Sengoku Paradise Kiwami


Status: Ongoing (Episodes: 1 ~)

Genres: Action, Comedy, Drama, Historical, Romance, Samurai, Shoujo

Summary:

Based on the online mobile phone otome game "Sengoku Paradise". The first 3 minutes of the 10 minute spot for Sengoku Paradise Kiwami is the anime. The rest of the 7 minutes is of Sengoku Paradise Kiwami cast members Daisuke Namikawa and others (first time with Tetsuya Kakihara, second time with Rei Mochizuki) going on missions, plus an informative short.

Senkou No Night Raid


Status: Completed (Episodes: 14 ~)

Genres: Action, Thriller, Historical, Superpowers

Summary:

The story is set in Shanghai in 1931, when the Imperial Japanese Army has been dispatched to mainland China due to the relatively recent First Sino-Japanese War, Russo-Japanese War, and World War I. In this cosmopolitan city of intrigue, there is a special military spy organization called "Sakurai Kikan" that has since been buried in history.

Shura No Toki Age Of Chaos


Status: Completed (Episodes: 26 ~)

Genres: Action, Historical, Martial Arts, Samurai

Summary:

Legends tell of an invincible martial art known as Mutsu Enmei-Ryu, an unarmed style that allows the user to defeat any number of armed opponents using incredible speed and strength. This is the story of three generations of those who bear the name Mutsu, and their encounters and battles with the strongest fighters of their era.

Shuumatsu No Izetta


Status: Completed (Episodes: 12 ~)

Genres: Action, Historical, Military

Summary:

The time is pre World War II that looks like Europe in an imaginary world. A large scale war abrupts and bloody battles are taking place through out the world. Eylstadt is a small country without a strong military force or natural resources. Finé who is the crown queen of Eylstadt decides to use a secret weapon against larger countries which was unheard of at that time to battle against larger countries. The secret weapon was using a witch named Izetta and her magical force to fight the war. Izetta is young (same age as Finé) and the last surviving witch with burning red hair.

Souten Kouro


Status: Completed (Episodes: 7 ~)

Genres: Drama, Historical

Summary:

Adaptation of the award winning historical manga Soten Koro. The story of Chinese warlord Cao Cao, authored by King Gonta and Li Hagin, appeared in Kodanshaā€™s Morning magazine from 1994 to 2005 and won the Kodansha Manga Prize in 1998. 

Tactics


Status: Completed (Episodes: 25 ~)

Genres: Action, Comedy, Drama, Mystery, Supernatural, Bishounen, Demons, Historical, Spirits

Summary:

Kantarou has had the 6th sense to see demons for as long as he can remember, and has become friends with them, but also has the job of "yokai busting". With his tengu and his kitsune, they solve mysteries, and help the yokai situation in Japan.

Tale Of Saiunkoku


Status: Completed (Episodes: 39 ~)

Genres: Comedy, Drama, Romance, Supernatural, Bishounen, Feminism, Historical, Male Harem

Summary:

Saiunkoku is a world of eight provinces or houses, each named after a different colour. The new Emperor, Shi Ryuuki, has gained for a reputation for being uninterested in courtly matters and for flaunting his love for men. Shuurei, although born of the important Kou family, has difficulty making ends meet. She easily accepts an invitation to be the Emperor"s concubine in order to turn him into a good ruler. The mysterious Seiran, a young man who was adopted by her father, goes with her as Ryuuki"s bodyguard. Entering the imperial palace revives Shuurei"s dream of being a court official, and, together with the many companions she meets along the way, continues moving bravely forward while trying to fend off the Emperor"s advances.

Tenpou Ibun Ayakashi Ayashi


Status: Completed (Episodes: 24 ~)

Genres: Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Supernatural, Historical, Superpowers

Summary:

Six months after the events of the first series, Ryuudou Yukiatsu, the wielder of Ayagami, the power to fight demon beasts known as "Youi," and his companions the Ayashi are brought back together to fight a new menace and conspiracy that will decide the fate of not only Ryuudou but also the rest of the Ayashi.

Thermae Romae


Status: Completed (Episodes: 1 ~)

Genres: Comedy, Historical, Seinen

Summary:

In 128 AD, Lucius is a bathhouse architect in the Ancient Roman Empire. When he loses his job, a friend takes him to a bath to relax. There, he is transported to a bathhouse present-day Japan.

Versailles No Bara


Status: Completed (Episodes: 40 ~)

Genres: Adventure, Drama, Historical, Romance, Shoujo

Summary:

Since General de Jarjayes of France’s Royal Guard always wanted a son, he brings up his only daughter Oscar to dress, fight, and behave like a man. When Oscar’s excellent swordsmanship wins her the honored position as bodyguard to Louis XVI’s new bride, Marie Antoinette, the Jarjayes household believes it can finally be proud. However, what nobody realizes is the pit of thorns the royal court in Versailles has become – with all its excessive opulence, it attracts not just those with status and wealth, but also those with ruthless ambition. To confound matters, Marie Antoinette turns out to be an airhead whose selfish actions are turning the starving population against her. Amidst the sordid schemes and terrible tragedies, and with the tide of history sweeping against the nobles, can Oscar protect her new King and Queen whilst upholding justice for the oppressed peasants of France?

Wellber No Monogatari Sisters Of Wellber


Status: Ongoing (Episodes: 12 ~)

Genres: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Fantasy, Historical

Summary:

10 years since the great war, tensions were mounting within the country of Wellber, which was barely capable of keeping peace, as war could commence at any time with its neighboring country, Sangatras. In order to avoid warfare, the king of Wellber, Haidel planned on marrying off his daughter, Princess Rita, to Sangatras` Prince Guernia. However, Rita stabbed her groom to be and ran away. Infuriated, Sangatras` King Ranbahnhof threatens to wage war unless Rita is captured and publicly executed within 14 days. In order to avoid the worst case scenario, Rita decides to head for the neutral country of Greedom. Meanwhile, the woman thief Tina sneaks into Castle Wellber, seeking its treasures, when she happens to witness the stabbing of Guernia by Rita. Whether it be by coincidence or necessity, Tina receives information that the "Wasp Man" she was after is in Greedom, her sworn enemy who took the life of her parents. Tina agrees to become Rita`s bodyguard as they head out to Greedom. Shouldering their fate and destiny, the two meet, leave, and set out on their journey. What awaits them is war or peace, vengeance or death...

Winter Cicada


Status: Ongoing (Episodes: 2 ~)

Genres: Drama, Romance, Historical, Yaoi

Summary:

During the late Tokugawa period, tensions between the bakufu and ChŨshū clan are rising due to arguments over how to deal with foreigners in Japan. However, unlike the rest of the ChŨshū clan members, Touma Kusaka wants Japan to develop good relations with foreign nations. To achieve this, he attempts to learn English behind his clan"s back. A man named Keiichirou Akizuki decides to become Kusaka"s teacher, but their relationship soon grows into something stronger, despite the fact that Akizuki works for Kusaka"s clan"s enemy, the Tokugawa bakufu.