Mannaka no Rikkun

Alt title: Rikkun in the Middle

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My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro

Satsuki, her younger sister Mei and their father have just moved to their new home in the countryside, where grand adventures await them. One day while playing outside in the garden Mei encounters a small creature and decides to follow it. After chasing it through the bushes Mei eventually finds herself at the base of a large Camphor tree and as she drops through a hole in its roots, she lands on the stomach of a large, sleeping forest spirit named Totoro. The two sisters befriend the gentle spirit and are soon introduced to a world more fantastical than they could ever imagine, from playing with soot spirits to meeting a Catbus, to flying through the air and even making the trees grow. However when Mei disappears, Satsuki must call on the help of her new friends if she wants any hope of being able to find her sister...

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Alps no Shoujo Heidi (2015)

Alps no Shoujo Heidi (2015)

Mountain girl Heidi's heart belongs to the Alm, where she lives with her grandfather and spends her days with goatherd Peter and his flock of goats. When her relative Dete takes her away and places her in a wealthy household to be a companion to a rich man's wheelchair-bound daughter, Heidi is constantly criticised by the head housekeeper for her unrefined ways. For the sake of her new friend she tries to hold in her overwhelming homesickness, but all Heidi wants is to return to her grandfather where she belongs.

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Orphan Mary Lennox moves from India to the English moorlands to live with a wealthy uncle she's never met. The young girl wanders the grounds of her new home and discovers an abandoned garden that's been locked away for a decade. With the help of a nature-loving local boy, Mary works to bring it back to life. As the seeds begin to open up, so do the hearts of those who come to look upon the mysterious Secret Garden.

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When cheerful orphan Pollyanna comes to live with her strict Aunt Polly, Pollyanna's unyielding optimism lifts the hearts of everyone around her.

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Alps no Shoujo Heidi (1990)

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Ghost Mama Sousasen

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Leave it to PET!

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