Anime movies are considered a highly popular genre, brought to life through cartoon drawings and computer animation. The style originated in Japan that dates back to 1917, when the earliest anime connotations developed. Through the 60s, the anime category of film and became more like the anime of today.
The artwork of Osamu Tezuka came to fruition as one of the best styles of cartoon techniques outside of Japan in the 80s. Today, anime and manga has been recognized as a popular form of film in the United States and around the world. Television series, movies, videos, video games and even commercials have used the anime and manga art form to create stories that are brought to life and captures viewers attention.
Either form of anime has made its mark. Whether hand-drawn or computer generated anime, both have carved their way into the history of film. Some of the best funny movies come from anime series or films. The top anime list is in order, as with other topics in comedy film.
The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya Movie
The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya Movie is known under various titles such as, Haruhi Movie, Suzumiya Haruhi no Syoshitsu, The Disappearance of Haruhi Suzumiya and The Vanishment of Haruhi Suzumiya, depending on variations in translation and community of anime fans.
Throughout the film, the comedy is apparent. Known as one of the funniest of the anime category, the cartoon begins as the SOS Brigade Chief, Haruhi Suzumiya informs everyone that the brigade is to hold a Christmas party in the clubroom. They will serve a Japanese hotpot for the Christmas dinner feast.
Members of the brigade prepare for the event. With costumes and decorations to give the party its flair, they complete the set up for the gathering. Later, Kyon comes to school but finds that Haruhi is gone. As a complete mind-blowing experience, he is also told by Mikuru that she has no idea who Kyon is. Koizumi is another member that ends up missing, leaving nobody except Kyon who finds he is the only one who even remembers who Haruhi Suzumiya is.
The film is filled with comedy, mystery, and supernatural elements and has a bit of romance thrown into the pot as well. The 2010 release has been at the top of lists since its appearance.
Trigun the Movie – Badlands Rumble
The action comedy film released in 2010 has been at the top of the anime listings for good movies since its release.
Anime action pours from this film, with comical lines and events throughout. If you love anime, this movie needs to be in your repertoire. Trigun is a tale of a legendary gunfighter who has townspeople shaking at the mere mention of his name. A $60,000,000,000 bounty exists for his capture. Vash the Stampede is actually not of the fame his name boasts but is rather a stumbling, bumbling idiotic hero.
Doraemon: Nobita’s Great Mermaid Naval Battle
Just the name alone brings laughter. This 2010 funny children’s anime is filled with underwater adventures that will keep the adults in the family entertained too. The underwater pump simulator is to pull all the water out of Tokyo and pump it into the city where all the citizens will be swimming for their lives. Nobita and Doraemon decide to use a diving mask simulator to go under water to cure the problem. Plenty of fish, sharks and even a mermaid lying on the underwater plants below help deliver comical lines by the treasure chest full.
Hetalia Movie – Paint it White
Known as a historical film, a parody and a comedy, the movie depicts the good vs. evil scenario with the threat of human extinction on the line. A race of aliens known as Pict want to transform mankind and remove the color from everything. Not wanting a world of black and white, America comes to the rescue by fighting back with everything he’s got. A mysterious force is at the bottom of the events occurring throughout the world.
Gintama – Shinyaku Benizakura-Hen
Filled with comedy, action, samurai, sci-fi and parody, the 2010 release of Gintama has a following of thousands. The film has a manga that parallels the stories of Gintama. The remake of the original tale comes filled with new outcomes from the popular Benizakura story of the television anime series. The movie is worth watching and is rated highly by anime fans.