Every Retro Anime Movie On CrunchyRoll In 2018

retro anime movies on crunchyroll movie

Updated: 7/23/2018

I went through every single listing on CrunchyRoll to make a complete list of retro anime movies for you guys! This is everything they’ve got available to watch as of 2018.

It’s possible I missed one or two, but to the best of my ability—here’s a complete list of retro anime movies available to watch on CrunchyRoll. What counts as retro anime? My rule of thumb is anything released before the year 2000.

This list is in order of the official content release date. First up we have…

retro anime movies on crunchyroll movie

Ringing Bell (1978)

Genre: Shounen
Written by: Takashi Yanase
Animated by Studio: Sanrio
CrunchyRoll Link
This movie is based off the classic children’s book with the same title.

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Toward The Terra (1980)

Genre: Science Fiction
Written by: Keiko Takemiya
Animated by Studio: Toei
CrunchyRoll Link
This is a classic scifi piece with a modern reboot series in 2007.

retro anime movies on crunchyroll movie

Fantastic Adventures of Unico (1981)

Genre: Fantasy
Created by: Osamu Tezuka
Written by: Masaki Tsuji
Animated by Studio: Madhouse
CrunchyRoll Link
This is a popular work by the legendary creator known for Astro Boy.

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Unico In the Island of Magic (1983)

Genre: Fantasy
Created by: Osamu Tezuka
Written by: Masaki Tsuji
Animated by Studio: Madhouse
CrunchyRoll Link
Here we have more adventures of Unico, this time in the Island of Magic.

Night on the Galactic Railroad (1985)

Genre: Fantasy
Directed by:
Gisaburo Sugii
Animated by: Group TAC
CrunchyRoll Link
This anime is based off a novel written in 1927.

Lily C.A.T. (1987)

Directed by: Hisayuki Toriumi
Animated by: Pierrot
CrunchyRoll Link
This is a class scifi horror anime from the 80’s.

retro anime movies on crunchyroll movie

Fist of the North Star: The Movie (1986)

Genre: Shounen
Written by: Susumu Takahisa
Animated by Studio: Toei
CrunchyRoll Link
This movie is related to the franchise by the same name—Fist of the North Star.

retro anime movies on crunchyroll movie

Robot Carnival (1987)

Created by: Various Artists
Animated by Studio: A.P.P.P.
CrunchyRoll Link
This movie is an amalgam of work from various different artists.

retro anime movies on crunchyroll movie

Akira (1988)

Genre: Science Fiction
Created by: Otomo
Animated by Studio: TMS
CrunchyRoll Link
This movie is a must watch for sure. It’s super intense, but absolutely worth the watch.

retro anime movies on crunchyroll movie

A Wind Named Amnesia (1990)

Genre: Action
Written by: Hideyuki Kikuchi
Animated by Studio: Madhouse
CrunchyRoll Link

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Street Fighter II The Animated Movie (1994)

Genre: Action
Animated by Studio: Group TAC
CrunchyRoll Link
Based off the hit video game franchise of the same name.

Black Jack (1996)

Directed by: Osamu Dezaki
Animated By: Tezuka Productions
CrunchyRoll Link
This movie part of the bigger Black Jack franchise.

retro anime movies on crunchyroll movie

Jungle Emperor Leo (1997)

Created by: Osamu Tezuka
Animated by Studio: Tezuka Productions
CrunchyRoll Link
To those of you saying, that looks like Kimba The White Lion—I say to you bingo bongo.

All of these movies are available to watch RIGHT NOW. All you need to do is visit CrunchyRoll. I get a lot of requests from you guys asking WHERE to watch retro anime. So I thought it would be useful to bring this list to you so you can get started watching right now.

If you wanna find more retro anime, join the discussion on the official Static Peach retro anime discord server. We’d love to hear from you!

Thank you so much! I appreciate you guys. I’ll see you next time!

2018-10-02T01:16:46+00:00
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