When Marnie Was There

Alt title: Omoide no Marnie

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Zassou-tachi yo Taishi wo Idake

Zassou-tachi yo Taishi wo Idake

For average girls, high school is a time of insecurity, of finding yourself and railing against your imperfections. In one particular high school, five average, unpopular girls take life one day at a time, learning as they go, and stumbling as they try to find their footing.

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I Want to Eat Your Pancreas

I Want to Eat Your Pancreas

In this deeply moving first-person story, a high school boy finds the diary of his classmate—and discovers that she’s dying. Yamauchi Sakura has been silently suffering from a pancreatic disease in school, and now exactly one person outside her family knows. He swears to her that he won’t tell anyone what he learned, and the shared secret brings them closer together. The two have very little in common, but they find themselves drawn to each other in Sakura’s final months to live.

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Anne no Seishun

Anne no Seishun

Follows Anne from the age of 16 to 18, during the two years that she teaches at Avonlea school. Anne discovers the delights and troubles of being a teacher, takes part in the raising of the twins Davy and Dora and organizes the A.V.I.S. (Avonlea Village Improvement Society), which tries to bring improvements to Avonlea with questionable results.

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Kodomo no Asobi (Q-ta MINAMI)

Kodomo no Asobi (Q-ta MINAMI)

Biography of an ordinary girl, from her childhood to adult years, observing her personal growth in the everyday obstacles she meets.

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Citrus (Ayuko)

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Raised in the small town of Kinoto, Shiho is a third year in Middle School. She loves playing piano and dreams of opening a piano school in town in the future. An attractive student from Tokyo, Nanami, transfers into Shiho's class. Through meeting Nanami, Shiho's world starts to change.

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Akage no Anne (1997)

Akage no Anne (1997)

Miss Marilla Cuthbert and Mr. Matthew Cuthbert, middle-aged siblings who live together at Green Gables, a farm in Avonlea, on Prince Edward Island, decide to adopt an orphan boy from the asylum as a helper on their farm. Through a series of mishaps, what ends up under their roof is a precocious girl of eleven named Anne Shirley. Anne is bright and quick, eager to please but dissatisfied with her name, her pale countenance dotted with freckles, and with her long braids of red hair. Being a child of imagination, however, Anne takes much joy in life, and adapts quickly, thriving in the environment of Prince Edward Island.

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Yamamoto Mimikaki-ten

Yamamoto Mimikaki-ten

After seeing his great grandfather have his ears cleaned on his deathbed, a young boy named Toru becomes obsessed with getting the same woman to give his own ears a spring clean. Then one day at a fireworks festival, Toru encounters the same woman and buys one of the handmade ear cleaners that she’s selling. He quickly grows excessively attached to it, even naming the implement Suzunosuke. But when his teacher accidentally breaks Suzunosuke, Toru falls into despair, and only the mysterious woman at the ear cleaning shop can ease his suffering…

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Shougakusei no Himitsu

Shougakusei no Himitsu

There are many firsts when you are a child. The first time your heart pounds fast when you see your childhood friend, when it didn't do so before. The first changes in your body. Friendships and relationships that all too sudden become more complicated. The times when you don't want to talk to anyone, but it feels too hard to bear alone. This is the story of elementary school children.

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Kimi ni Todoke: From Me to You

Kimi ni Todoke: From Me to You

Sawako Kuronuma is just like any other high school girl who wants to make friends and be useful. The only problem is she bears a worrying resemblance to Sadako from 'The Ring!' Because of her reputation, people are not only terrified of her, but small dogs even bark in fear at her presence; in fact, the only person in school who will talk to her is the lively class hottie, Kazehaya. As the pair spends more time together, Kazehaya slowly begins to bring Sawako out of her shell and soon their feelings for each other develop further. Though with her crippling insecurities, lack of social skills, and a series of cruel rumors and misunderstandings, it seems that Sawako's dream of a normal life won’t be quite so easy to obtain.

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Sakikusa no Saku Koro

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