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Here are some excellent anime movies to watch during the pandemic, highly recommended by the Gen-Z of the 2020s, who had the first-hand experience of how irritating lockdowns and all can be. As we all would agree, good movies can help lift our spirits. When a deadly virus descends upon humanity, anime movies can be a cute escape, keeping your focus on hope and bliss.

Confused about what to watch? Well, dive in! These anime movies to watch during the pandemic are for all time cinephiles!

 5 Centimeters Per Second (IMDb: 7.6)

Limitations and definitions of love are discovered as the movie proceeds from childhood to adulthood in three parts or episodes (Cherry Blossom, Cosmonaut and 5 Centimeters per Second). A relatable flow of anecdotes surrounding the protagonist, Takaki Tono, and his relationships with different girls that enter his life as life & time progresses.

Genre: Animation, Romance, Drama

Director: Makoto Shinkai

Release Year: 2007

5 Centimeters Per Second (IMDb: 7.6)

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The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo (IMDb: 7.8)

Mikael Blomkvist, a disgraced journalist, is summoned by Henrik Vangar, a retired industry tycoon, to investigate the disappearance of his niece, Harriett Vangar. The only problem is that Harriett disappeared more than 40 years ago. And Harlan believes that someone in his family murdered her.

Genre: Mystery, Crime, Drama

Director: David Fincher

Release Year: 2011

The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo

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I Want To Eat Your Pancreas (IMDb: 8.0)

The story revolves around Haruki, an aloof schoolboy. One day, he comes across a book in a hospital waiting room. Curious, he reads the first few pages, only to find out the diary belongs to Sakura, his popular classmate. It also reveals that Sakura is secretly suffering from a fatal pancreatic disease. This movie will surely bring tears to your eyes.

Genre: Animation, Drama

Director: Shin’ichirô Ushijima

Release Year: 2018

I Want To Eat Your Pancreas

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Josee, the Tiger and the Fish (IMDb: 8.0)

In a bid to support his dream of diving in Mexico, Tsuneo, a high school boy, becomes the caretaker of a disabled young woman. She calls herself Josee after her favourite book character. Sullen and demanding, she soon changes for the better after Tsuneo helps her interact with the outside world more. Their feelings soon turn into love, and they learn to support each other in more ways other than romance.

Genre: Animation, Romance, Drama

Director: Kôtarô Tamura

Release Year: 2020

Josee, the Tiger and the Fish

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A Silent Voice: The Movie (IMDb: 8.2)

Nishimiya Shoko, a grade school student with impaired hearing, is bullied tremendously. This forces her to change her school. Years later, one of her bullies sets out in search of her to make amends.

Genre: Animation, Drama

Director: Naoka Yamada

Release Year: 2016

A Silent Voice: The Movie

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Your Name. (IMDb: 8.4)

Winner of several awards, this movie revolves around two teenagers, a boy and a girl, who share a profound, magical connection upon realising that they are swapping bodies. Curious to know more about each other, the two decide to meet in real life. And that’s when everything goes wrong.

Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Drama

Director: Makoto Shinkai

Release Year: 2016

Your Name movie

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In This Corner Of The World (IMDb: 7.8)

Set in 1944 Japan, mere months before the atomic bombing of the country, this movie follows the story of Suzu, a spirited 18-year old girl married off to a man she barely knows. This movie is a heart-wrenching masterpiece. It showcases Suzu’s daily struggles of living in Hiroshima during World War II.

Genre: Animation, Drama

Director: Sunao Katabuchi

Release Year: 2016

In This Corner Of The World

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If you are not much of an anime fan, begin with Knives Out, Doctor Sleep and Jack Reacher!

But, if you are a story addict, these anime movies to watch during the pandemic are a must-watch! Rest assured, watching a few anime movies will surely take your mind off the mayhem to the world beyond in case you are home-bound.

Happy Watching!

Blog Edited By Ritika Gupta

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