The best Osamu Kobayashi’s animation movies

Osamu Kobayashi

Osamu Kobayashi

22/11/1934- 28/06/2011
Today we present the best Osamu Kobayashi’s movies. If you are a great movie fan, you will surely know most of them, but we hope to discover a movie that you have not yet seen … and that you love! Let’s go there with the best Osamu Kobayashi’s movies.

Roots Search

Roots Search
4.7/10
When a research crew in deep space discovers the desolate ship "Green Planet" that warps into their area, they encounter Buzz, the commander and sole surivor of the ship. Being too incapacitated to make them aware of the situation of his ship, the research team will soon discover that they have found something far, far worse...

Dirty Pair: Project Eden

Dirty Pair: Project Eden
6.9/10
Sent to the planet Agerna to investigate a feud between two opposing factions, Kei and Yuri must find out why strange creatures are attacking vezorium test plants.

Crayon Shin-chan: Fierceness That Invites Storm! The Kasukabe Boys of the Evening Sun

Crayon Shin-chan: Fierceness That Invites Storm! The Kasukabe Boys of the Evening Sun
6.8/10
At a strange movie theater, everyone gets sucked into the film they're watching. The longer they stay, the less they remember about the real world!

Lupin the Third: Pilot Film

Lupin the Third: Pilot Film
6.6/10
The first animated adaptation of the popular manga series, this pilot introduces the main characters of "Lupin the Third" with montages, presented through a short frame narrative illustrating a typical gang escape.

Future War 198X

Future War 198X
6.2/10
An American scientist constructs a laser satellite with hopes of preventing any nuclear conflicts from occurring. However, after a fatal error from both the US and the USSR governments, war breaks out and humanity faces a new bloodshed.

Space Battleship Yamato - Final Chapter

Space Battleship Yamato - Final Chapter
7/10
The Galman Empire is destroyed but the planet Galmania is not, by a chance collision of galaxies. The Bolar Federation worlds including Planet Bolar are destroyed. The Yamato, back under the command of Captain Okita, encounters the planet Denguil too late to save its humanoid civilization from being flooded by the water planet Aquarius. The surviving Denguil, a warrior race who believe only the strong should survive, plan to use Aquarius to flood Earth and destroy humanity, in order to create a new home for their race.

Shuten Doji - The Star Hand Kid

Shuten Doji - The Star Hand Kid
6.1/10
Student Jiro Shutendo is unaware that he has mystical powers which could lead mankind to heaven or hell.

Space Battleship Yamato

Space Battleship Yamato
7.2/10
When vile aliens known as the Gamilons wreak nuclear havoc on Earth, a group of survivors refit the Japanese battleship Yamato for intergalactic travel and set off on a mission to retrieve a neutralizer that will eradicate the radiation from Earth's atmosphere.

Lupin the Third: The Hemingway Papers

Lupin the Third: The Hemingway Papers
6.8/10
A bloody civil war is the setting for Lupin's latest caper; the leader for one of the factions holds documents written by Earnest Hemingway and contain the location of a remarkable treasure. With Goemon and Jigen fighting on opposite sides of the war, Lupin must tackle this challenge alone. As the war rages on, can Lupin secure the treasure and keep Goemon and Jigen from killing each other?!

The Phoenix 2772

The Phoenix 2772
6.8/10
Phoenix 2772 starts with twelve minutes without dialogue, much like a silent film, recalling the birth and education of Godo. In this brave new world, children are born in test tubes and are raised by computers and robots. Godo learns the skills that will make him into a great pilot, assisted by the robotic wonder Olga. Everything that Godo needs is provided for him until he eventually goes for training with his automaton companion. He soon realizes that the world is not what he expected...

Crusher Joe

Crusher Joe
6.9/10
Enter the tale of the Crusher Council, a group of rugged individuals known for assignments ranging from transportation to terraforming and everything in between. In the early days of space exploration the Crushers took on the job of destroying asteroids and defining space lanes. Because of their work, they were nicknamed "Crushers" which eventually became their business moniker. Despite the rough and ready nature of the Crushers' work, they subscribe to a few steadfast rules. Unethical and illegal assignments are taboo, and any Crusher accepting one is barred from the Union. Of course, this presents problems for shady clients who try to trick the Crushers into accepting misleading assignments. They know that once the Union accepts a case the Crushers are honor-bound to follow it through. Among the various worlds, the Crusher Council has a stunning reputation, and among the Crushers, the most elite team is the one led by Crusher Dan and his successor, Crusher Joe.

Call of the Wild: Howl, Buck

Call of the Wild: Howl, Buck
7.2/10
Buck is a half German Shepard half Saint Bernard whose life is peaceful and happy living with the Millers in California. However, one day he is tricked and sold off. He ends up in the snowy North where he has become a sled dog during the Gold Rush. His story takes many twists and turns and he has to fight for his own survival.

Be Forever Yamato

Be Forever Yamato
6.8/10
The Black Nebula Empire attacks Earth and threatens to blow up the planet with a bomb they placed on Earth if counter attacked. Earths hopes rest on the Yamato crew as they go to the Black Nebula Planet and try to find a way to difuse the bomb before it's too late.

GO GET THEM 0011!!

GO GET THEM 0011!!
A boy named Tsutomu and four cyborg dogs fight against insect-type aliens from the Planet Devil.

Panzer World Galient

Panzer World Galient
7.8/10
Mader is trying to unify the land of Asato using giant robots. A legend says that a champion, the giant of Iron, will come to destroy all lesser armour. Mader's ambitious son Hai tries to kill him and his other children, Hai's own brother Jordy and little sister Chururu, wanting no question as to the succession.

Ziggy: Soreyuke! R&R Band

Ziggy: Soreyuke! R&R Band
Japanese rock band Ziggy comes to London and gets attacked upon arrival at the hotel after a recording session. The musicians barely escape the attack; however, soon they learn that their producer has been murdered, and they are the suspects! Chased by police and some mysterious organization, they find shelter at a local rockers' place and even give a performance there; but it is not too long before their pursuers appear again.

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