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Sakura Quest

Sakura Quest

Five young women have one thing in common—the careers they planned for themselves weren’t working out. Job dissatisfaction, trying to make ends meet, and personal insecurities lead each of them to start working at a local tourism bureau where their lives become intertwined. As the girls experience their first year on the job, they learn a lot about their town, their industry, and themselves. 

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Non Non Biyori Repeat

Non Non Biyori Repeat

The slow-paced yet heartwarming life of the four girls in the tiny Asahioka Branch School continues as Natsumi, Komari, Renge, and Hotaru attend school in the one-room schoolhouse that holds only 5 students. Although the laid-back environment and atmosphere is a big change for Hotaru, who came from bustling Tokyo, there’s just something charming and calming about life in the Japanese countryside. 

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Non Non Biyori

Non Non Biyori

When Hotaru transfers from a school in bustling Tokyo to a tiny school in a quiet country village, she’s in for a big adjustment. Although her new school only has five students, there's something about the laidback lifestyle that makes her feel right at home. It's a big change from the big city, but there are still plenty of new adventures to look forward to with her quirky new friends as Hotaru learns that “home” really is where the heart is.

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Barakamon

Barakamon

When calligrapher Sei "Seishuu" Handa becomes so enraged at a judge's critique of his work that he actually punches the old man, his father decides that Sei needs to reflect on his behavior and sends him to a remote island to live. Far from the modern conveniences of the city, the moody artist must adapt to his rural environment and his quirky but well-intentioned neighbors. How can he focus on his art when his appliances frequently don't work, his neighbors keep bothering him, and the neighborhood children have turned his house into a secret base?

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Management of a Novice Alchemist

Management of a Novice Alchemist

Shoot for the stars! I’m going to be the country’s number-one alchemist! When young girl Sarasa graduated from the Royal Alchemist Academy, her teacher gifted her with a house for her to set up shop. Aiming to become a master-class alchemist, she gathers materials herself, experiments and operate a business… In her very own atelier, Sarasa indulges in a slow and relaxed alchemist life!

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Tottoi

Tottoi

After his mother passes away, Atonio and his family move from West Germany to his father's home country of Sardinia. There, everyone calls him Tottoi. Tottoi tries get used to his new life and make new friends. While taking a swim in a cavern he stumbles across a seal that is thought to be extinct.

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Okko's Inn Movie

Okko's Inn Movie

After losing her parents in a car accident, Okko goes to live in the countryside with her grandmother, who runs a traditional Japanese inn built on top of an ancient spring said to have healing waters. While she goes about her chores and prepares to become the inn’s next caretaker, Okko discovers there are spirits who live there that only she can see – not scary ones, but welcoming ghosts who keep her company, play games and help her navigate her new environment. The inn’s motto is that it welcomes all and will reject none, and this is soon put to the test as a string of new guests challenge Okko’s ability to be a gracious host.

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Figure 17

Figure 17

While transporting bio-weapon lifeforms, Agent DD, member of an alien police force, is forced to crash land on Earth. Amidst the chaos of the crash, a bio-weapon escapes and DD is forced to fight it, while accidentally activating a Liberus, a liquid battle suit. Tsubasa, a shy girl, unwillingly comes into contact with the Liberius and is thereafter forced to fight for the survival of Earth.

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Non Non Biyori: Okinawa e Ikukoto ni Natta

Non Non Biyori: Okinawa e Ikukoto ni Natta

Suguru wins some tickets to Okinawa in a shopping mall lottery, so the whole gang plans to go on a trip there. To prepare for the trip, the girls practice being on an airplane and go to a convenience store to buy some travel things. Meanwhile, Renge is very thoughtful about how the trip may change her view on the world, spending the evening before the trip giving her farewells to the countryside. The next day, everyone sets off on their flight to Okinawa.

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