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Hisureba, Hana

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Glass Mask OVA

Glass Mask OVA

Maya is a young woman who spends her afternoons at school and her evenings helping out with the family restaurant, but secretly she loves acting and is lucky enough to see the play Madam White Rose one day. Afterwards, she is cast in the school production as Bibi, the sad and pitiful girl. Troubled by the role, Maya seeks out advice from a mysterious woman who tells her to 'wear Bibi's mask'. Through that experience, Maya realizes that the stage is her true passion, and she sets off to fulfill her dream to be a great actress, great enough to play the role of the Crimson Goddess. But is she as talented as her rival, the famous Ayumi?

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Handsome Girl

Handsome Girl

Mio Hagiwara is a young and upcoming actress who has a fairly normal life -- high school, fame, and a well-known idol singer for a best friend. There is only one thing missing from her life: love. Enter Ichiya Kumagai, a budding film director with funding for a hot new flick, and an eye out for Mio. With tensions rising and love on the rise, the show must go on!

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Glass Mask

Glass Mask

Young Maya’s passion is drama and the theatre -- so much so that sometimes her grip on reality wavers. Most consider her to be a lost cause, destined to live with her head in the clouds… but things change when the legendary actress Tsukikage sees potential in Maya; and when she offers to train her, Maya eagerly accepts. Yet the road to fame is paved with hardship; with strong rivals to test her and close friends to spur her on, will Maya be able to reach her ultimate goal?

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Glass Mask (2005)

Glass Mask (2005)

Maya is a dreamy young girl whose clumsiness is matched only by her absent-mindedness. While others have given up on her, the legendary actress Tsukikage sees her hidden potential and offers to take Maya under her tutelage. Maya loves the theatre more than anything, and as there's not much she can do about it at home, she chooses to run away with Tsukikage. The world of theatre is harsh, however, especially for a naive young girl far away from home. While she finds new friends who support her, her mentor has powerful enemies and Maya is often on the receiving end of their ruthless plans. In face of the adversity, Maya must constantly fight to develop her skills to catch up with her unbelievably talented rival, Ayumi, if she hopes to inherit Tsukikage's legendary role: The Crimson Goddess.

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Stella of the Theater: World Dai Star

Stella of the Theater: World Dai Star

The best actors are known as "Dai Star", creating a worldwide popularity boom for theater. Kokona Otori, a sixteen-year-old girl, aims to become a "World Dai Star" by auditioning for Sirius, a theater company that she admires greatly. She follows her dreams and a story of passion and aspiration unfolds as the cultivation of Kokona's unique "sense" for the stage results propels her forward.

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A3! Season Autumn & Winter

A3! Season Autumn & Winter

Second season of A3!.

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Skip Beat!

Skip Beat!

Kyoko moves to the big city with the prince of her dreams Shotaro; he wants to make it big in the entertainment business, so she works hard at many different jobs to support him as he achieves his dream. However, one day, Kyoko accidentally discovers the horrible truth: the love of her life thinks of her as a 'plain and boring woman!' Outraged, Kyoko swears revenge – she will make it even bigger than Shotaro in the entertainment world. The only question is, how will she fulfill her desire?

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Aikatsu! Nerawareta Mahou no Aikatsu Card

Aikatsu! Nerawareta Mahou no Aikatsu Card

The short has the protagonists starring in a movie directed by Ichigo Hoshimiya, and they must find a way to acquire the magical Aikatsu card that can grant any wish.

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Kodocha

Kodocha

11 year-old Sana Kurata is a positive, upbeat child actress with a rather odd life. She was adopted as a baby by an eccentric novelist who wears a live squirrel in her hair, her acting career is managed by a (former) homeless man who Sana unabashedly claims is her "gigalo", and at school her teacher has completely lost control of her classroom due to a group of blackmailing bullies led by "demon child" Akito Hayama. With her whole class in danger of failing, Sana decides she's had enough of Akito's nonsense at school and challenges him. The whole school is ready for a showdown as these strong personalities collide, but as the two very different kids learn more about each other, something unexpected happens. Is it possible for sworn enemies to become fast friends?

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A3! Season Spring & Summer

A3! Season Spring & Summer

Mankai Company is a far cry from its glory days as an all-male theater. With only one member left and debt collectors at the door, it’s no wonder Izumi Tachibana finds herself in over her head when she boldly confronts the yakuza’s loan sharks, promising to bring her father’s theater back into the spotlight. She might be able to recruit enough talent, but can they bloom into the actors she needs?

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