Add a missing anime

Discussion in 'Anime Submissions' started by sothis, Jul 19, 2016.

  1. sothis

    sothis Forum Moderator Anime-Planet Founder Developer

    Posted by sothis on Jul 19, 2016
    You can request any anime to be added in this thread. We currently do not add (most) OELs.

    If you're looking to update an existing anime, such as episode counts or other content, use the other thread.

    How to request a new anime

    When requesting a new anime, please include as much context as you can for what the series is and any info associated with it, such as an ANN or other database link. News posts (in English or native language) is helpful also for series that don't have much info.

    See the Music Video and Vocaloid Guidelines section below for additional requirements for those requests.


    How we decide what to add to the database

    For a detailed breakdown of how moderators define "anime" for the purpose of our database, including examples such as Avatar and RWBY, expand the spoiler tag:
    In order to consider a series, film, or short for inclusion on Anime-Planet, at least one item in both of the below sections must be met.

    • If it's made solely for a western audience, it is not anime.
    • If it's made for a Japanese, Korean, or Greater China audience, it might be anime.
    • If it's made for an international audience, it might be anime.

    Creative Production Process
    • If it's animated in the west, but with a creative production team in Asia*, then it might be anime. This only applies to small productions.*
    • If it's animated in Asia, but the rest of the production (storyboards, writing, directing, producing, etc.) is done in the west, then it's not anime.
    • If it's animated in Asia, and the entirety of the production is made in asia, then it is anime.
    • If it's animated in Asia, but is a co-production between Asia and the west, meaning both parties took a significant role in the creative production process, then it might be anime.

    • The term "Asia" is used above to include Japan, Korea, and the Greater China area.
    • The term "small productions" refers to a work by a small team (1-8 people) with a max duration of 6 minutes; also, these these productions typically have low production values.

    A few examples of criteria being met, and criteria not being met.
    • Naruto is made for a Japanese audience, animated in Japan, and entirely produced in Japan. It is anime.
    • RWBY is made for an international audience, animated in America, and entirely produced in America. It is not anime.
    • Adventure Time was made for an American audience, animated in Korea, and entirely produced in America. It is not anime.
    • Great Pretender was made for an international audience, animated in Japan, and produced in Japan. It is anime.
    • Avatar and The Legend of Korra are made for an international audience, animated in Korea, and are entirely produced in America. It is not anime.
    • Knights of the Zodiac: Saint Seiya was made for an international audience, animated in Japan, and produced in America and Japan, with Japan taking on many of the key creative roles on the project, including: directing, animating, co-producing, and designing the series. It is anime.

    We do currently have several "exceptions" in the database due to one-off past decisions, such as Castlevania. We currently do not have plans to remove these, or add any other works like them.

    Music Video and Vocaloid Guidelines
    Vocaloid content is very tine consuming and difficult to add without a lot of research. We ask that you only request a video you've confirmed has actual movement (instead of simply a still shot).

    In addition to a video link (on Youtube, etc) if you have one, please include the corresponding page/info on the Vocaloid wiki. Do this for each video you'd like added (moderators don't have the time to personally triage an entire playlist of videos for a producer).

    Please be aware that you may encounter some music videos in the database which do not meet our current animation standards. In the past, there was no uniform criteria we used to determine music video eligibility, and we've decided to keep what was already added so there is minimal impact to users' lists. Vocaloid videos tend to fall under the slideshow category, so be mindful when you request them.

    If requesting a music video that is part of a larger franchise–especially multimedia franchises–context (as to what it is for, why it was made etc), song performer and related anime/character info must be provided. This includes franchises like Ensemble Stars!, Love Live! and BanG Dream! If the music video is promoting a product of any kind like a makeup line or a mobile game, that info must be included as well.


    Foreground and Background Animation

    Foreground Animation

    Background Animation

    Minimal Animation


    Special Effects Animation
    • Pre-generated animations
      • Smoke effect simulations
      • Light flares
      • Particle effect simulations
      • Liquid simulations
      • Fire simulations
    • Movement of hard subtitles
    • Image manipulation
      • This is hard to differentiate but basically imagine moving an asset in photoshop to emulate motion. It is typically very static in its motion. The characters in LUVORATORRRRRY are image manipulation.
    • Examples:


    Example Cases:

    Giga: CH4NGE falls under the Minimal Animation category and is the very limit of what we would add to the database. The limbs of the character are considered manipulated imagery–which is not technically animated. Although the eye, mouth and glasses movements are consistently animated which would qualify to add.

    TOOBOE: Darwin uses real life photography and animates the video through these static images–similar to stop-motion which is another form of animation that we add. As long as the product is animated, it does not matter the material that is being animated.

    Live-action MVs can be added if there is around half of the music video that is animated. For example GRADES: King has consistent animation throughout, despite it not being the primary focus in the video until a small segment later.

    Anime that will not be added


    • Live action/staff interviews
    • Audio dramas (ex: the .hack//Legend of the Twilight Offline Meeting Special)
    • Director's Cut editions as separate entries (ex: FF7:AV Complete)
    • CGI game sequence compilations (ex: the Shenmue "anime")
    • Animated sequences (cutscenes) from video or mobile games
    • Hentai
    • Lyric Videos
    • Motion Comics
    • Anime-inspired Netflix series
    • Fan animations for existing anime


    Previous denials
    • A Disguised Princess
    • A Game Between You and Me
    • Alice in Deadly School Tokubetsu-ban: Ima, Stage no Maku ga Agaru (Half of the full Alice in Deadly School OVA that they previewed with the first episode of Gekidol)
    • Arcane
    • Avatar
    • Avatar: The Legend of Korra
    • Barangay 143
    • Batman: The Brave and the Bold
    • Ben 10
    • Beywheelz: Powered by Beyblade
    • BeyWarriors: BeyRaiderz
    • BeyWarriors: Cyborg
    • Black Alice
    • Blood of Zeus
    • Cells at Work Movie (This is an episode from the second season)
    • Code Lyoko
    • Dead Space Downfall
    • Fight Ippatsu! Juuden-chan!! OVA (Compilation of the 6-episode DVD specials as one OVA)
    • Freak Angels
    • Finder Series
    • Fry Force – Nacho Fries
    • Fuga: Comedies of Steel
    • gen:LOCK
    • Heroes: Legend of the Battle Disks
    • Justice League
    • Justice League Unlimited
    • Kimetsu no Yaiba: Kyoudai no Kizuna (Pre-screened first 5 episodes of main series)
    • Kimetsu no Yaiba: Natagumo Yama Hen (Episode compilation with teaser content)
    • Kimetsu no Yaiba: Hashira Gou Kaigi - Chouyashiki Hen (Episode compilation with teaser content)
    • Lady Death
    • Ladybug PV
    • Last Unicorn
    • Let's Play
    • Martin Mystery
    • Masters of the Universe: Revelation
    • Miraculous: Tales of Ladybug & Cat Noir
    • Monster Hunter: Legends of the Guild
    • My Giant Nerd Boyfriend
    • Onyx Equinox
    • Pico: My Little Summer Story
    • Re:ZERO -Starting Life in Another World- (Director's Cut)
    • Robotech II: The Sentinels
    • RWBY
    • Samurai Rabbit: The Usagi Chronicles
    • Seis Manos
    • Spongebob Anime
    • Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!
    • Team Galaxy
    • Teen Titans
    • The Dragon Prince
    • The Transformers Generation 1
    • Totally Spies!
    • Transformers Animated
    • Trese
    • Type S: Chiaki’s Journey
    • Umisea
    • Voltron: Legendary Defender
    • Wakfu
    • Winx Club
    • W.I.T.C.H.
    • Yu Gi Oh Capsule Monsters


    My import failed - where is [this anime]?

    Expand this section for common "failures" and why they happened:
    • Gantz: we list the series as 1 entry x 26 episodes.
    • Magic Knight Rayearth is listed as a single entry with 49 episodes.
    • Finder Series is a motion comic and not a fully animated series.
    • Whistle (ONA) A re-airing of the original series.
    • My Demon Tyrant and Sweet Baby is a motion comic
    • Wellber no Monogatari: Kanashimi no Senshi Galahad no Banka is a director's cut
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  2. BriannaOrtega

    BriannaOrtega New Member

    Last edited: Jan 28, 2023
  3. EskimoDude1989

    EskimoDude1989 New Member

    Here is some info and the links from my requested anime to be added to Anime Planet from the website MyAnimeList.

    1) Obake Zukan Season 2
    Premiered October 5th 2022 (Fall 2022)
    2 Minutes Per Episode
    Fanworks Studios
    Family Friendly, Comedy, Supernatural, Ghosts, Short Episodes
    Second Season of Obake Zukan.

    2) Pinkfong Wonderstar
    Premiered June 27th 2019 (Summer 2019)
    26 Episodes
    11 Minutes Per Episode
    Family Friendly, Music, Korean Animation
    Pinkfong and Hogi's epic journey begins now! After accidentally crashing into the roof of Hogi's house, Pinkfong meets a new best friend and problem-solving partner.

    3) Pinkfong Sing-Along Movie 2: Wonderstar Concert
    Premiered December 21st 2022 (Winter 2022)
    1 Hour 15 Minutes
    Family Friendly, Music, Korean Animation
    Wonderville's favorite problem-solving duo, Pinkfong and Hogi, assembles a group of friends to produce their first-ever live concert. The crew must learn to come together as a team and compromise as they create the ultimate interactive experience with sing-along lyrics and matching choreography. Pinkfong Sing-Along Movie 2: Wonderstar Concert is a sequel to the movie Pinkfong & Baby Shark’s Space Adventure (2020), filled with Pinkfong's most beloved songs, including the global mega-hit, Baby Shark!

    4) Bubble Bubble Marin
    Premiered February 28th 2014 (Winter 2014)
    52 Episodes
    10 Minutes Per Episode
    Family Friendly, Fantasy, Ocean, Korean Animation, Short Episodes
    In the quiet village of QuaQua, live submarine-like creatures that have built a wonderful and intricate community. Bubble Marin promises adventures as deep as the ocean and as wide as the sea.

    5) Mr Men. Little Miss
    Premiered November 29th 2013 (Fall 2013)
    82 Episodes
    2 Minutes Per Episode
    Sanrio Studios
    Family Friendly, Based On A Picture Book, Short Episodes
    Sanrio's rendition of the Mr. Men and Little Miss British book franchise. Each episode is focused on one of the characters while a narrator exuberantly explains their actions.

    6) Pozzie
    Premiered July 18th 2005 (Summer 2005)
    17 Episodes
    1 Minute Per Episode
    NHK, Misseri Studio
    Family Friendly, Short Episodes
    An innovative animated series in which the characters are made from water. Pozzie is a child who is created from a drop of water. While encountering various animals and objects, Pozzie continuously metamorphoses into other watery shapes.

    7) Uchuujin Pipi
    Premiered April 8th 1965 (Spring 1965)
    52 Episodes
    25 Minutes Per Episode
    NHK, Tele-Cartoon Japan
    Family Friendly, Black And White, Aliens
    An alien from another world lands on Earth and befriends a human boy. Pipi tends to help his human friends by giving them sound advice and sometimes using his advanced technology when needed. This is a drama which is mostly live actors and scenery. The main character, Pipi, and many of the special effects are animated.

    8) I Love Me Season 2
    Premiered October 23rd 2022 (Fall 2022)
    3 Episodes
    10 Minutes Per Episode
    Family Friendly, LGBT Themes, Short Episodes
    The second season of I Love Me.

    9) Beads No Mori No Rabi
    Premiered March 20th 2015 (Spring 2015)
    4 Episodes
    5 Minutes Per Episode
    Family Friendly, Stop Motion Animation, Short Episodes
    A stop-motion anime using beaded characters. Here a magician rabbits solve problems by using magic.

    10) Tomodachi 8-Nin
    Premiered March 28th 2011 (Spring 2011)
    398 Episodes
    1 Minute Per Episode
    Egg Studios
    Family Friendly, Comedy, Educational, Short Episodes
    A series oriented to three-year-old children, showing the everydays of 9 characters, each of them having a distinct feature. Children will recognize characters and situations from their own life. Sometimes through conflicts, sometimes through encouragement, they will find everyone's place in the world. The story conveys messages such as "Nobody's alone", "It's good to be different" and the importance of being connected with others, in a fun way.

    11) Mayutoro The Toons
    Premiered October 1st 2003 (Fall 2003)
    33 Episodes
    2 Minutes Per Episode
    Family Friendly, Comedy, Fantasy, Short Episodes

    12) Paniponi
    Prmiered May 7th 1998 (Spring 1998)
    48 Episodes
    5 Minutes Per Episode
    Family Friendly, Slice Of Life, Short Eoisodes
    A slice of life anime about a bunch of animals living in Paniponi village.

    13) Heli-Tako Puu-Chan
    Premiered February 14th 1998 (Winter 1998)
    42 Episodes
    25 Minutes Per Episode
    Toei Animation
    Family Friendly, Comedy
    Based on the manga by Sasaki Takemaru.

    14) Otenki Boys
    Premiered April 1st 1991 (Spring 1991)
    30 Episodes
    4 Minutes Per Episode
    Family Friendly, Short Episodes
    An anime made for toddlers following weather themed characters, originally aired as a part of the early morning children's program Hirake! Ponkikki before the anime was combined and released on VHS.

    15) Toki Doki
    Premiered 1989
    13 Episodes
    2 Minutes Per Episode
    Family Friendly, Stop Motion Animation, Short Episodes
    Toki Doki was a claymation-style animation created by Fusako Yusaki. Each episode had a theme, such as "look", "jump", "sleep", "eat" and etc.

    16) Ganbare Gonbe
    Premiered April 14th 1980 (Spring 1980)
    77 Episodes
    15 Minutes Per Episode
    TV Tokyo, Tsuchida Productions
    Family Friendly, Comedy, Parody, Gag
    Based on the long running (1958 to 1992) gag manga by Sonoyama Shuji.

    17) Hazedon
    Premiered October 5th 1972 (Fall 1972)
    26 Episodes
    25 Minutes Per Episode
    Fuji TV, Sunrise Studios
    Family Friendly, Comedy, Adventure
    The series focused on a goby fish: Hazedon, who was the offspring of a mermaid and a blowfish. His goal was to travel the world on an adventure with his best friend, Puyang.

    18) Koishite!! Namashi-Chan
    Premiered January 3rd 2015 (Winter 2015)
    1 Minute Per Episode
    Kachidoki Studio
    Family Friendly, Slice Of Life, Short Episodes
    Follows the life of a girl sea cucumber who lives in an aquarium.

    19) Shiawase Haitatsu Taneko
    Premiered March 26th 2011 (Spring 2011)
    Kachidoki Studio
    Family Friendly, Comedy, Cats
    The story centers around a cat who answers people's wishes and delivers happiness. ("Tane" and "neko" are the Japanese words for "seed" and "cat," respectively.)
    Last edited: Jan 31, 2023
  4. Sarcataclysmal

    Sarcataclysmal Database Moderator

    Please realize that we are severely understaffed and can't add everything right away. We'll look into them and add them when we can and as fast as we can.
    It won't receive a season since it's not a JP film
  5. Sarcataclysmal

    Sarcataclysmal Database Moderator

  6. a0dbxza

    a0dbxza Silver Supporter

  7. sothis

    sothis Forum Moderator Anime-Planet Founder Developer


    In the future, please only request series where there's more info than this. An official YouTube channel is fine because we can generally trust the information, bu a random video uploaded by a random person with a random name doesn't give us anything to go on. We have a very small team and we don't have the time to try to research things like this, so a minimum amount of info is needed (either another database site link, or an official source, or an official news post about it, etc).

    In this case I was familiar with both of these as they were already in the database, but that likely won't be in the case for the future, so please keep this in mind for future requests.

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