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Anime Movies Great For Beginners!

Movies that are a good intro for new anime viewers, anime clubs, and use in schools.
1 5 Centimeters per Second

5 Centimeters per Second

Middle School & Up.

2 Akira

Akira

High School & Up.

3 A Silent Voice

A Silent Voice

Middle School & Up.

4 A Whisker Away

A Whisker Away

Middle School & Up.

5 Barefoot Gen

Barefoot Gen

High School & Up.

6 BELLE

BELLE

Middle School & Up.

7 Burn the Witch

Burn the Witch

Middle School & Up.

8 Children of the Sea

Children of the Sea

Middle School & Up.

9 Colorful (2010)

Colorful (2010)

High School & Up.

10 Cowboy Bebop: The Movie

Cowboy Bebop: The Movie

High School & Up.

11 Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Movie - Mugen Train

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba Movie - Mugen Train

Middle School & Up.

12 Fireworks

Fireworks

Middle School & Up.

13 From Up on Poppy Hill

From Up on Poppy Hill

Middle School & Up.

14 Grave of the Fireflies

Grave of the Fireflies

High School & Up.

15 Howl's Moving Castle

Howl's Moving Castle

Middle School & Up.

16 In This Corner of the World

In This Corner of the World

Middle School & Up.

17 Inu-Oh

Inu-Oh

Middle School & Up.

18 I Want to Eat Your Pancreas

I Want to Eat Your Pancreas

Middle School & Up.

19 Josee, the Tiger and the Fish

Josee, the Tiger and the Fish

Middle School & Up.

20 Kiki's Delivery Service

Kiki's Delivery Service

Elementary & Up.

21 Laputa: Castle in the Sky

Laputa: Castle in the Sky

Elementary & Up.

22 Little Witch Academia

Little Witch Academia

Middle School & Up.

23 Lonely Castle in the Mirror

Lonely Castle in the Mirror

Middle School & Up.

24 Lu Over the Wall

Lu Over the Wall

Elementary & Up.

25 Mary and the Witch's Flower

Mary and the Witch's Flower

Elementary & Up.

26 Millennium Actress

Millennium Actress

High School & Up.

27 Mirai

Mirai

Middle School & Up.

28 Miss Hokusai

Miss Hokusai

Middle School & Up.

29 My Neighbor Totoro

My Neighbor Totoro

Elementary & Up. 

(There is a scene of children bathing. It is not sexualized, but it can be surprising to Western children.)

30 Napping Princess

Napping Princess

Middle School & Up.

31 Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind

Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind

Middle School & Up.

32 Night on the Galactic Railroad

Night on the Galactic Railroad

Elementary & Up.

33 One Piece Film: Red

One Piece Film: Red

Middle School & Up.

34 Only Yesterday

Only Yesterday

Middle School & Up.

35 Paprika

Paprika

Adult.

36 Patlabor 2: The Movie

Patlabor 2: The Movie

High School & Up.

37 Patlabor: The Movie

Patlabor: The Movie

High School & Up.

38 Penguin Highway

Penguin Highway

Middle School & Up.

39 Perfect Blue

Perfect Blue

Adult.

40 Pokemon Movie 1: The First Movie

Pokemon Movie 1: The First Movie

Elementary & Up.

41 Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea

Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea

Elementary & Up.

42 Porco Rosso

Porco Rosso

Elementary & Up.

43 Princess Mononoke

Princess Mononoke

Middle School & Up.

44 Promare

Promare

Middle School & Up.

45 Ride Your Wave

Ride Your Wave

Middle School & Up.

46 Sing a Bit of Harmony

Sing a Bit of Harmony

Middle School & Up.

47 Spirited Away

Spirited Away

Elementary & Up.

48 Summer Ghost

Summer Ghost

49 Summer Wars

Summer Wars

Middle School & Up.

50 Suzume

Suzume

Elementary & Up. (This movie deals with parent death and the 2011 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami.)

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