Favorite Lesser-Known Anime
- •Angel's Egg (1985)Bizarre allegorical film directed by Mamoru Oshii ten years before Ghost in the Shell. Character designs by Yoshitaka Amano (of Final Fantasy fame).
- •Kemonozume (2006)Romeo and Juliet if he were a monster hunter and she were a monster.
- •Cat Soup (2001)A cat takes a surreal journey to the beyond to retrieve his sister's stolen soul.
- •Royal Space Force: The Wings of Honneamise (1987)Alternate reality space program prepares to launch a man to the stars. Gainax's first film.
- •The Tatami Galaxy (2010)College misadventures in parallel universes.
- •Mononoke (2007)Japanese art nouveau exorcist.
- •Now and Then, Here and There (1999)Soul-shattering post-apocalyptic nightmare disguised as a kid's fantasy adventure.
- •Midori, aka Shoujo Tsubaki (1992)Obscure adaptation of a manga by Suehiro Maruo about a poor camellia girl and her life in a freak show.