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lovely children's anime

I'm a miserable old git but these anime touched my heart. although with some of them, I just really like the art & animation
1 Ahiru no Ko

Ahiru no Ko

2 Akichi Asobi: Playground

Akichi Asobi: Playground

more about childhood rather than aimed at children

Growth Factor is also by Ryosuke Oshiro and we like it

3 Anju to Zushiou Maru

Anju to Zushiou Maru

this has death, slavery and cruelty but also talking animals ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

4 A Piece of Phantasmagoria

A Piece of Phantasmagoria


5 Glassy Ocean

Glassy Ocean


6 URSA minor BLUE


= magic

7 Bab Mook Ja

Bab Mook Ja

8 Baja's Studio

Baja's Studio

9 Chameko no Ichinichi

Chameko no Ichinichi

the very first slice of life?

10 Chibi Maruko-chan

Chibi Maruko-chan

11 Dear November boy.

Dear November boy.

12 Fukusuke


13 Fushigi na Kusuri

Fushigi na Kusuri

14 Googuri Googuri

Googuri Googuri

when I was little, I also thought my grandparents were magical

15 Gudetama


what a neat way to learn kana & kanji

16 Hana to Mogura

Hana to Mogura

17 Jiu Se Lu

Jiu Se Lu

the art mimics ancient Chinese cave paintings

seeing the deer made me recall the Russian cartoon The Brave Little Deer, which I found terrifying as a child

18 Kiki to Lala no Habatake! Pegasus

Kiki to Lala no Habatake! Pegasus

whereas I find the squeaky-toy moaning to be creepy in human characters, these sounds are spot-on for the baby pegasus. this anime is a fluffy pastel blanket wrapping you

19 Kirin the Noop

Kirin the Noop

shadow animation

20 Kumo to Tulip

Kumo to Tulip

oh my stars, they incorporated racism into an anime about insects 

21 Kuroi Kikori to Shiroi Kikori

Kuroi Kikori to Shiroi Kikori

22 Lu Ling

Lu Ling

23 Mahoujin Guru Guru (2017)

Mahoujin Guru Guru (2017)

24 Mahou Tsukai Jiji

Mahou Tsukai Jiji

25 Mameshiba: Mamerry Christmas

Mameshiba: Mamerry Christmas

there's not enough Mameshiba in this world

26 Match Uri no Shoujo

Match Uri no Shoujo

27 Mitchiri Neko

Mitchiri Neko

for early mornings, before chain-drinking coffee, when I can only tolerate soft colours, gently floating to nudge me awake

28 Mitchiri Neko March

Mitchiri Neko March

29 Modest Heroes

Modest Heroes

water animation in 2018 looks toit

30 My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro

the world and its dog love this anime

31 Oira no Hijouji

Oira no Hijouji

war propaganda, gotta get them young

32 Out of Sight

Out of Sight

33 Pikmin Short Movies

Pikmin Short Movies

34 Pretty Cure

Pretty Cure

ah, the costume designs *chef's kiss*

35 Sekai Meisaku Douwa: Mori wa Ikiteiru

Sekai Meisaku Douwa: Mori wa Ikiteiru

I loved this as a child; nostalgia overflows

36 Shiranpuri


37 Straw Byururu

Straw Byururu

38 Suteneko Tora-chan

Suteneko Tora-chan

operatic tantrum throwing

39 Ten no Kawa

Ten no Kawa

40 The Diary of Ochibi

The Diary of Ochibi

41 Wanpaku Ouji no Orochi Taiji

Wanpaku Ouji no Orochi Taiji

the art is beautiful! I also like how Susanoo is told he IS a good boy even when he's scolded for being inconsiderate

42 Xiao Kedou Zhao Mama

Xiao Kedou Zhao Mama

the simple narration is great practice if you're learning Mandarin

43 Youkai Ningen Bem

Youkai Ningen Bem

I wish someone would sub all of it

44 Youkai Ningen Bem (2006)

Youkai Ningen Bem (2006)

45 Yuki


it's dubbed in French


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