Naota Nandaba's life changes when Haruko Haruhara runs him over and hits him in the head with her Vintage Rickenbacker 4001 guitar. This skull-crushing fun opens a portal allowing robots from their nemesis "Medical Mechanica" to sprout from his head.
Anime; zombies; fan service; I'm sold! High school students battle their way through a Japan overrun by zombies, sporting un-possible physics. Constant panty shots and top notch animation make this series worth its ridiculousness. (Warning: "gratuitous fan service" is an understatement.)
Hauntingly beautiful series featuring supernatural creatures. The Mushi are a simple, etheral form of life that are all around us, yet few can see. Ginko, the main character, wanders the world as a Mushi Master, helping those afflicted by the unusual nature of the mysterious beings.
When kids die, but still have attachments to their life, they enter a limbo afterlife "school." Otonashi, who recently died and lost his memories, is recruited by Shinda to join Battlefront, an organization of souls who battle an invincible "angel," and try to resist their attachments to life.
When the MMO "Sword Art Online" goes live, all the players, including Kirito and Asuna, discover they are trapped, and death or disconnection means death in the real world, too. An intriguing story exploring the possible psychological effects of being, literally, trapped in a game.
In a post-apocalyptic Earth, one very short, very snarky wandering mercenary, "Kanta Mizuno" — better known as "Desert Punk" — thrives in the Great Kanto Desert. A goofy warrior with seemingly endless survival tricks make him the closest thing to a good guy that the world has left.