Anime Underground The Best PG-13 Anime Movies  

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List of PG-13 anime movies, ranked from best to worst with movie trailers when available. This list takes the best PG-13 anime movies and pits them against each other to see once and for all what the greatest PG-13 anime movie of all time is. This list of popular PG-13 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 PG-13 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 PG-13 anime films on this list. If you're trying to find a specific PG-13 anime film you can search this list and filter to find what you're looking for.

Examples of movies on this list: Princess Mononoke, Space Truckers and many more.

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Use this list if you're looking for some new anime movies that are rated PG-13. Between Netflix, Hulu and other services there are thousands of great anime movies rated PG-13, so get out there and start watching.

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Hayao Miyazaki and Andy Wachowski have both directed a Anime PG-13 film, as have other really creative and talented directors.

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Claire Danes, Gillian Anderson, Jada Pinkett Smith Princess Mononoke is a 1997 anime epic action historical fantasy film written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. It was animated by Studio Ghibli and produced by Toshio Suzuki. The film stars the ...more

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Bunta Sugawara, Teruyuki Kagawa, Mitsuko Baisho Tales from Earthsea is a 2006 Japanese animated fantasy film directed by Gorō Miyazaki and produced by Studio Ghibli. The film is based on a combination of plots and characters from the first ...more

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Maaya Sakamoto, Kenichi Suzumura, Toshiyuki Morikawa Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children is a 2005 Japanese computer-animated science fantasy film directed by Tetsuya Nomura, written by Kazushige Nojima, and produced by Yoshinori Kitase and Shinji ...more

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Nana Mizuki, Rie Kugimiya, Toshio Furukawa Edward Elric, the Fullmetal Alchemist, is on the other side of the gate. He has befriended someone who resembles his brother, Al, and has met a gypsy resembling Rose. He finds out that the ...more

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Anne Suzuki, Susumu Terajima, Sanae Kobayashi Steamboy is a 2004 Japanese steampunk animated action film produced by Sunrise, directed and co-written by Katsuhiro Otomo, his second major anime release, following Akira. The film was released ...more

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Keanu Reeves, Carrie-Anne Moss, Melinda Clarke The Animatrix is a 2003 American-Japanese-Australian best-selling direct-to-video anthology film based on The Matrix trilogy produced by The Wachowskis, who wrote and directed the trilogy. The ...more

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Akio Ōtsuka, Yoshiko Sakakibara, Kōichi Yamadera Ghost in the Shell S.A.C. Solid State Society 3D is a 2011 animated action film written and directed by Kenji Kamiyama.

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Akio Ōtsuka, Mamiko Noto, Toru Emori Tokyo Godfathers is a 2003 anime film directed by Japanese director Satoshi Kon, and co-directed by Shōgo Furuya. Tokyo Godfathers was the third animated movie directed by Kon and the second ...more

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Toshio Furukawa, Takeshi Aono, Norio Wakamoto Metropolis is a 2001 anime film loosely based on the 1949 Metropolis manga created by Osamu Tezuka, itself inspired by the 1927 German silent film of the same name, though the two do not share ...more

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Naoto Takenaka, Akio Ōtsuka, Yoshiko Sakakibara Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence, known simply as Innocence in Japan, is a 2004 anime/computer-animated sci-fi sequel to the 1995 film Ghost in the Shell. Released in Japan on March 6, 2004, and ...more

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Rinko Kikuchi, Chiaki Kuriyama, Naoto Takenaka The Sky Crawler is a 2008 anime film directed by Mamoru Oshii.

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Kappei Yamaguchi, Takeshi Aono, Mayumi Tanaka One Piece Movie: The Desert Princess and the Pirates: Adventures in Alabasta is a 2007 Japanese anime film released by Toei Company. The film is the eighth feature based on the One Piece media ...more

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Yutaka Nakano, Akio Ohtsuka, Hiroaki Hirata

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Maaya Sakamoto, Tomokazu Seki, Kappei Yamaguchi Escaflowne, also released under the title Escaflowne: A Girl in Gaea, is an anime fantasy film produced by Sunrise and animated by studio Bones. Directed by Kazuki Akane, the film is a ...more

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Scott McNeil, Brian Drummond, Kirby Morrow

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Alec Baldwin, Steve Buscemi, James Woods Film Production NotesFinal Fantasy: The Spirits Within emerges from its successful interactive game roots to deliver an exciting new breed of motion picture adventure. A fresh, provocative take ...more

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Kōichi Yamadera, Miyuki Sawashiro, Gara Takashima Appleseed Ex Machina, also known as E.X. Machina in the original version, is a 2007 Japanese animated CG science fiction film and is the sequel to the 2004 Appleseed film, similarly directed by ...more

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Megumi Ogata, Shigeru Shiba, Eric Stuart

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Patrick Stewart, John Hurt, Nigel Hawthorne The Plague Dogs is a 1982 British adult animated drama film based on the 1977 novel of the same name by Richard Adams. The film was written, directed and produced by Martin Rosen, who also ...more

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Meisa Kuroki, Akio Ōtsuka, Toshiyuki Morikawa Vexille is a 2007 Japanese CGI anime film, written, directed, and edited by famed Ping Pong director Fumihiko Sori, and features the voices of Meisa Kuroki, Yasuko Matsuyuki, and Shosuke ...more

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Hideyuki Hori, Akio Ōtsuka, Kōichi Yamadera Memories is an anime anthology film produced in 1995 by artist/director Katsuhiro Otomo which were based on three of his manga short stories. The film is composed of three episodes: ...more

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Michael Granberry, Robert Gompers, Ed Wagenseller Earthian is an Original Video Animation Series.

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Barbara Goodson, Iona Morris, Melora Harte In a futuristic Tokyo, several policewomen fight a monster. One of them, Katsumi Liqueur, remembers where she saw it before... Katsumi Liqueur, an American-born woman of Japanese descent, ...more

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One Piece Film: Strong World is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best PG-13 Anime Movies
MollyCharron added Kosuke Kitajima, Kappei Yamaguchi, Naoto Takenaka One Piece Film: Strong World is a 2009 animation fantasy film written by Hirohiko Uesaka and directed by Munehisa Sakai.

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Fred Tatasciore, John McCook, Rodney Saulsberry The Invincible Iron Man is an Eisner Award-winning comic book series written by Matt Fraction with art by Salvador Larroca, published by Marvel Comics and starring the superhero Iron Man. After ...more

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Mamoru Miyano, Keiji Fujiwara, Ami Koshimizu Eureka Seven: Good Night, Sleep Tight, Young Lovers is a 2009 fictional animation, action film directed by Tomoki Kyôda.

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Submarine 707R Submarine 707R is a two-episode anime OVA produced by Group TAC and Sony and also a manga released by Satoru Ozawa released in 1963–1965 in Weekly Shōnen Sunday and although not a mecha robot ...more

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One Piece Film: Z is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Best PG-13 Anime Movies
MollyCharron added Ryoko Shinohara, Kappei Yamaguchi, Mayumi Tanaka The story will be about the first battle in The New World arc and will be said to include the "Strawhats' Greatest Enemy Yet.

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Hayate the Combat Butler: Part 6 Rie Kugimiya, Shizuka Ito, Kenta Miyake

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Kikuko Inoue, Ai Maeda, Tomokazu Seki Halo Legends is a collection of seven short anime films set in the Halo science-fiction universe. Financed by Halo franchise overseer 343 Industries, the stories were created by six Japanese ...more

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Hayate the Combat Butler: Part 5 Rie Kugimiya, Marina Inoue, Rie Tanaka

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Hayate the Combat Butler: Part... is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Best PG-13 Anime Movies
Hayate the Combat Butler: Part 1 Rie Kugimiya, Marina Inoue, Rie Tanaka

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Hayate the Combat Butler: Part 4 Rie Kugimiya, Marina Inoue, Rie Tanaka

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Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocenc... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Best PG-13 Anime Movies
Ghost in the Shell 2: Innocence: Music Video Anthology

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Hayate the Combat Butler: Part... is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Best PG-13 Anime Movies
Hayate the Combat Butler: Part 2 Rie Kugimiya, Marina Inoue, Rie Tanaka

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Hayate the Combat Butler: Part 3 Rie Kugimiya, Marina Inoue, Rie Tanaka

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Kurokami: The Animation: Part ... is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Best PG-13 Anime Movies
Kurokami: The Animation: Part 1 Jōji Nakata, Satoshi Hino