8 Awesome Animes Available On Netflix
by Kaylen Summers
A Silent Voice
Shouko Nishimiya is the new girl in school and is bullied by Shouya Ishida for being deaf. However, as the teasing continued the rest of the class turned against Shouya due to his lack of compassion. Shouko and Shouya do not speak to each other again for the rest of elementary school. When Shouya became older and wiser, he gets tormented by his past wrongdoings. So, he is off to see Shouka once again to atone for his sins. But, is it too late?
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion is the second installment and a theatre released follow up to the Neon Genesis Evangelion series. The installment comprises of two alternate episodes that were first meant to take the place of episodes 25 and 26. This finale answers several questions surrounding the series and also opens up new possibilities as well.
Lupin the Third: The Castle of Cagliostro
Famed thief Lupin III and his partner Jigen had a successful robbery, but was left with nothing but a large amount of fake money- known as the “Goat Bills”. However, he is not going to give up that easily. Tracking down the counterfeiter responsible, he looks to steal any other treasures he may find in the Castle of Cagliostro. That includes a ‘damsel in distress’ that he finds imprisoned there.
In This Corner of the World
Set in World War II Japan, the tale surrounds Young Suzu. After her marriage, she leaves her small village in Hiroshima and starts living with her in-laws in Kure, a military harbor. In order to overcome deprivation, she quickly shelters in creativity. The many hardships, the loss of loved ones, the frequent air raids of the enemy, where not able to alter her enthusiasm.
Mary and the Witch’s Flower
Mary Smith is a young girl who stays with her great-aunt in the countryside. As she followed a mysterious cat into the nearby forest, she discovers a strange flower and an old broom. Little did she know that these ordinary items had some extraordinary magical powers.
In the distant future where civilization is in its ultimate net-based form, an “infection” has caused all the automated systems to get out of order. This resulted in humanity losing access to the city’s controls and the defense system known as the Safeguard is hunting them down. However, a girl named Zuru becomes the key to restoring order to the world.
Set in the small town of Edo during 1814, an accomplished artist of his time, Tetsuzo spends most of his days creating astounding pieces of art. The 23-year-old O-Ei is the third of Tetsuzo’s four daughters has inherited her father’s talent and stubbornness. Even though her art is mostly uncredited, it is so powerful that it led to some trouble.
The Garden of Words
Takao is training to become a shoemaker. While he was sketching shoes in a Japanese-style garden, he meets a mysterious woman named Yukino. From there, the two start to see each other again and again, but only on rainy days. Their relationship soon deepens and they open up to each other. However, with the end of the rainy season soon coming to an end, will their relationship also fade away.