It's this time of the year again and if you are eagerly waiting for the Christmas spirit and festivities. What better than watching anime movies to soothe your soul and enjoy the Christmas spirit with your loved ones.
Some of the movies are always connected and give a sense of happiness in the holiday season. Here are some of the handpicked exclusive movies worth watching to celebrate the Christmas spirit and enjoy a good binge-watch session.
15. A Whisker Away
Nikitai Watashi wa Neko wo Kaburu commonly known as a whisker away is a 2020 anime movie revolving around Mio Sasaki, a high school student. If you love cats A Whisker Away is a perfect movie for you to watch.
Join the adventures of Mio as she crosses the boundary between humans and spirits, and transforms into a cat and to get Kento's attention by interacting with him in the form of a white cat. Can Mio escape the trick or forever become the cat, find out in the movie.
14. The Cat Returns
Neko no Ongaeshi or The Cat Returns is a 2002 studio Ghibli movie. The Cat Returns is a highly recommended movie you can watch this Christmas.
The high school student Haru Yoshioka ends up getting kidnapped by the cat Kingdom just because she saved the life of the cat prince. Will Haru become the cat bride and give up humanity or will someone save her from the clutches of the Evil king?
13. Words Bubble Up Like Soda Pop
Cider no You ni Kotoba ga Wakiagaru or Words Bubble Up Like Soda Pop is a 2021 anime movie featuring the life of Yui Sakura. Sakura or Cherry expresses himself through haiku and posts them on the internet which no one gives attention to.
A chanced accident with Yuki Hoshino aka Smile changes both their lives. Watch the heartfelt movie to cheer you up on Christmas streaming on Netflix.
12. Penguin Highway
What happens when Penguins mysteriously start appearing in your neighbourhood? Aoyama is determined to explore the reason for the sudden appearance of penguins and why they disappear.
Join him and his love interest as they discover "The Sea" which destroys the Penguins. Can he stop the mysterious phenomenon to protect the Penguins?
11. Tokyo Godfathers
The 2003 anime movie is one of the best movies to watch on Christmas. Tokyo godfathers begin on Christmas eve when Hana, Gin and Miyuki end up finding an abandoned child on the cold winter night.
As Hana's maternal instincts kick in, she decided to take the baby to look for the biological mother to demand an explanation. What will the journey entail for the three people on Christmas night? Will they be able to experience their very own Christmas miracle? Watch Tokyo Godfathers on Netflix!
10. Mary And The Witch's Flower
Watch Mary Smith, a clumsy teenager with wild redhead hair, who might seem like an oddball who doesn't fit. The lonely Mary visit her great aunt Charlotte to spend time with her.
Mary accidentally encounters Fly-By-Night. a special magical power. She ends up in a college for witches. She gets mistaken as a student and the place is upto no good. How will Mary deal with the situation? What are the family secrets she's unaware of?
9. Anthem Of The Heart
Kokoro ga Sakebitagatterunda or Anthem of the heart show story of Jun Naruse whose colourful life and fairy tale happy endings get shattered when she gets blamed for her parent's separation.
Now faced with regret which soon manifests into an egg that conceals her mouth from speaking in order to protect everyone. As her speech gets blocked and her curse doesn't apply to singing, what will Naruse do to convey her feelings?
8. Okko's Inn
Wakaokami wa Shougakusei! Or Okko’s inn revolves around Seki Oriko whose life gets upside down when her parents suddenly pass away.
Now, living with her grandmother in their traditional hot springs, Oriko or Okko’s life begins as she prepares to inherit the inn. Okko encounters three different ghosts and only she can them.
7. A Letter To Momo
Momo e no Tegami or A Letter To Momo centres on the life of an 11-year-old Momo, whose father suddenly passed away. Momo and her mother visit a remote island.
She has her father’s unfinished letter and a heavy heart as they had a fight before his death. The guardian’s sent at Momo’s side or the Youkai starts living the everyday life with them. What did her father want to say, will Momo ever know?
6. Lu Over The Wall
Lu over the wall shows the story of friendship, music, compassion and fighting people’s perception.
A pessimistic and lonely boy, Kai relocates to a fishing village after his parents separate. The only joy in his life is music, which draws a mysterious creature Lu, a mermaid girl.
5. Bakemono no Ko
The boy and the beast or Bakemono no ko shows the story of two different people with very different souls. The story revolves around Ren and Kumatetsu who find family and happiness in each other, teach each other and grow together to become strong.
Ren, an 8-year boy enters the world of beats after her mother does and he gets shunned by his family.
4. Tamako Love Story
Tamako Love story shows the events after Tamako Market. Even if you haven't watched the series, you can still enjoy the Tamako Love story movie.
Although it's not recommended to watch the movie first if you have no intention of watching the series then do give the movie a try. The movie shows the events of the end of High school for Tamako and Mochizou.
3. Sword Of The Stranger
Sword of the stranger is one of the most recommended movies this Christmas. The 2007 movie shows the story of Kotarou, his dog Tobimaru and a Rounin Nanashi.
The child and the young Rounin travel to find the cure for the poisoned dog Tobimaru. The dangerous journey begins as the Ming Dynasty assassins chase Kotarou. Can they save Tobimaru?
2. Mirai no Mirai
Mirai no Mirai is the first non-Ghibli anime movie to receive an academy award nomination. The 2018 movie shows the story of a 4-year-old child Oota Kun who feels less attention from his family when his sister Mirai is born.
Join Kun's extraordinary journey where he experiences the past, present and future self to learn what it means to be a good brother.
1. Her Blue Sky
Sora no Aosa wa Shiru Hito yo shows the story of 4 people as they confront their inner feelings towards each other and how those decisions can change their life forever.
High school student Aoi stumbles across a and 18-year-old version of Shinno from 13 years ago in the present. Now that there are two Shinno in the present timeline, how will it affect Aoi and her sister Akane?