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Shakugan no Shana (2005)
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Shakugan no Shana (2005)
Original name: 灼眼のシャナ
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
TV show
Story: The world has become a slaughtering ground for the Crimson Denizens, mysterious beings from a parallel universe who thrive on the life energy of humans. These merciless murderers only leave behind scant remainders of souls called "Torches," which are mere residues that will eventually be destroyed, along with the very fact of the victims' existence from the minds of the living. In an ambitious endeavor to put an end to this invisible, hungry massacre, warriors called Flame Hazes relentlessly fight these monsters. One fateful day, Yuuji Sakai ceases to be a regular high schooler—he becomes trapped in a crevice of time and is suddenly attacked by a Denizen. Coming to his rescue just in the nick of time is a nameless hunter who seems no different from an ordinary young girl except for her blazing eyes and burning crimson hair. However, before Yuuji can learn anything more about his situation, he discovers that he has already been reduced to a Torch—merely a scrap of memory waiting to be extinguished.
Style: exciting, romantic, enigmatic, captivating, disturbing
Plot: parallel world, fate of humanity, heroes, save the world, young girl, creature, young man, treasure, romance, love and romance, danger, magical

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Shakugan no Shana: The Movie (2007)
Genre: Animation
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Duration: 96 min.
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Duration: 23 min.
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GATE (2015)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: In August of 20XX, a portal to a parallel world, known as the "Gate," suddenly appeared in Ginza, Tokyo. Monsters and troops poured out of the portal, turning the shopping district into a bloody inferno. The Japan Ground-Self Defence Force ...
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Duration: 23 min.
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Plunderer (2020)
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Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
TV show
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 24 min.
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Story: When Saito, an ordinary teen living in Japan, is suddenly whisked away to the magical kingdom of Halkeginia, he becomes the familiar servant of Louise, a young girl enrolled in an academy for aristocrat magicians.
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Tower of God (2020)
Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Mystery
Country: Japan, South Korea
Duration: 23 min.
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Story: There is a tower that summons chosen people called "Regulars" with the promise of granting their deepest desires. Whether it be wealth, fame, authority, or something that surpasses them all—everything awaits those who reach the ...
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Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- The Frozen Bond (2019)
Genre: Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Romance
Country: Japan
Duration: 80 min.
Story: Covered in ice and snow, Elior Forest is the home to dangerous magical beasts and 50 elves frozen in ice. One day, the great spirit Puck helps a young girl break out of her ice prison. Her name is Emilia, a half-elf born with silver hair, long ears, ...
Style: exciting, captivating, enigmatic, romantic
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TV show
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TV show
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TV show
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Genre: Animation, Action, Adventure, Fantasy
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TV show
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