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The Best G-Rated Anime Movies 

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List of G-Rated anime movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best G-Rated anime movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest G-Rated anime movie of all time is. This list of popular G-Rated anime movies includes information like who directed the film, when it was released and which actors starred in the movie. If you think the top G-Rated anime movie isn't as high as it should be then be sure to vote it up so it can take its rightful place among the other great G-Rated anime films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific G-Rated anime film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

List contains movies like Kiki's Delivery Service and My Neighbor Totoro.

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Noriko Hidaka, Ikue Ōtani, Sumi Shimamoto

Released: 1988

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

My Neighbor Totoro is a 1988 Japanese animated fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli. The film – which stars the voice actors Noriko Hidaka, Chika ...more

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Kikuko Inoue, Kappei Yamaguchi, Akio Ōtsuka

Released: 1989

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Kiki's Delivery Service is a 1989 Japanese animated fantasy film produced by Studio Ghibli. It was written, produced and directed by Hayao Miyazaki as an adaptation of the 1985 novel of the same ...more

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Nozomi Ōhashi, Kazuko Yoshiyuki, George Tokoro

Released: 2008

Directed by: Hayao Miyazaki

Ponyo, initially titled in English as Ponyo on the Cliff by the Sea, is a 2008 Japanese animated fantasy comedy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki of Studio Ghibli and Toho. It is ...more

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Whisper of the Heart Mayumi Iizuka, Minami Takayama, Shigeru Muroi

Released: 1995

Directed by: Yoshifumi Kondō

Whisper of the Heart is a 1995 Japanese animated romantic drama film directed by Yoshifumi Kondō and written by Hayao Miyazaki based on the 1989 manga of the same name by Aoi Hiiragi. The film ...more

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The Cat Returns Aki Maeda, Tetsurō Tamba, Takayuki Yamada

Released: 2002

Directed by: Hiroyuki Morita

The Cat Returns is a 2002 Japanese animated drama film directed by Hiroyuki Morita of Studio Ghibli. A spin-off of Whisper of the Heart, it was theatrically released in Japan on July 19, 2002 ...more

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Megumi Hayashibara, Mayumi Iizuka, Shin-ichiro Miki

Released: 1998

Directed by: Michael Haigney, Kunihiko Yuyama

Pokémon: The First Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back, commonly referred to as Pokémon: The First Movie, originally released as Pocket Monsters the Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back!, is a 1998 ...more

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Yumiko Shaku, Megumi Hayashibara, Fumiko Orikasa

Released: 2002

Directed by: James Malone, Kunihiko Yuyama

Pokémon Heroes: Latios and Latias, commonly referred to as Pokémon Heroes, originally released in Japan as Pocket Monsters the Movie: The Guardians of Altomare, is a 2002 Japanese ...more

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Megumi Hayashibara, Ai Kato, Tomokazu Seki

Released: 2000

Directed by: Michael Haigney, Kunihiko Yuyama

Pokémon 3: The Movie: Spell of the Unown, commonly referred to as Pokémon 3: The Movie, originally released in Japan as Pocket Monsters the Movie: Lord of the "UNKNOWN" ...more

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Megumi Hayashibara, Anne Suzuki, Tomokazu Seki

Released: 2001

Directed by: James Malone, Kunihiko Yuyama

Pokémon 4Ever: Celebi - Voice of the Forest, commonly referred to as Pokémon 4Ever, originally released in Japan as Pocket Monsters the Movie: Celebi A Timeless Encounter, is a ...more

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Pokemon: Journey to the Johto League Champion: Vol. 5 Maddie Blaustein, Rachael Lillis, Jimmy Zoppi

Released: 2002

Directed by: Norihiko Sudo, Masamitsu Hidaka

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Masachika Ichimura

Released: 1974

Directed by: Gisaburō Sugii

Jack and the Beanstalk is a 1974 Japanese animated feature film produced by Group TAC and Nippon Herald Films and directed by Gisaburō Sugii. Styled after classical Western animation, it is a ...more

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Mickey Rooney, Rene Auberjonois, Michael Bell

Released: 1989

Directed by: Masami Hata, William Hurtz

Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland, known in Japan as simply Nemo, is a 1989 Japanese/American animated feature film directed by Masami Hata and William T. Hurtz. Loosely based on the comic ...more

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Edgar Buchanan, Howard Keel, Ross Martin

Released: 1965

Directed by: David Detiege

The Man from Button Willow is a 1965 American animated Western film about the adventures of Justin Eagle, the first U.S. Government Agent. It was released on 3 April 1965 in the United States.