The events of 1989 in anime.

Years in anime: 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992
Centuries: 19th century · 20th century · 21st century
Decades: 1950s 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
Years: 1986 1987 1988 1989 1990 1991 1992

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Releases edit

Released Title Type Director Studio Ref
January 24 Bombing Circuit Romance Twin OVA film Osamu Sekida Lifework [1]
March 11 Doraemon: Nobita and the Birth of Japan Film Tsutomu Shibayama Shin-Ei Animation
March 11 The Five Star Stories Film Kazuo Yamazaki Sunrise
March 11 Mini-Dora SOS Film Makoto Moriwaki Shin-Ei Animation
March 11 Utsunomiko Film Kenji Yoshida Nippon Animation
March 11 Venus Wars Film Yoshikazu Yasuhiko Triangle Staff
March 17 Yankee Reppu-tai OVA series Tetsuro Imazawa Toei Animation [2]
March 18 Warriors of the Final Holy Battle Film Masayuki Akehi Toei Animation
March 21 Rhea Gall Force Film Katsuhito Akiyama AIC, Artmic
March 25 Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket OVA series Fumihiko Takayama Sunrise
April 6 Legend of Heavenly Sphere Shurato TV series Toshihiko Nishikubo Tatsunoko Production
April 15 Ranma ½ TV series Tomomi Mochizuki, Tsutomu Shibayama Studio Deen
April 26 Dragon Ball Z TV series Daisuke Nishio, Shigeyasu Yamauchi Toei Animation
May 27 Wrath of the Ninja Film J.C. Staff
June 17 .357 Magnum Film Kenji Kodama Sunrise
July 15 Dragon Ball Z: Dead Zone Film Daisuke Nishio Toei Animation
July 15 Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland Film Masami Hata, William Hurtz Tokyo Movie Shinsha
July 15 Mobile Suit SD Gundam's Counterattack Short film Shinji Takamatsu, Tetsuro Amino Sunrise
July 15 Patlabor: The Movie Film Mamoru Oshii Studio Deen
July 21 ARIEL Visual OVA series Junichi Watanabe Animate, J.C.Staff
July 21 The Adventures of Hutch the Honeybee TV series Iku Suzuki Tatsunoko Production
July 22 My Melody's Little Red Riding Hood Film Hidemi Kubo Sanrio, Grouper Productions [3]
July 22 Hello Kitty's Cinderella Film Tameo Kohanawa Sanrio, Grouper Productions [4]
July 22 Kiki and Lala's Blue Bird Film Masami Hata Sanrio, Grouper Productions [5]
July 29 Kiki's Delivery Service Film Hayao Miyazaki Studio Ghibli
August 3 Amada Anime Series: Super Mario Bros. OVA series Shinichirō Ueda Studio Junio
September 1 Angel Cop OVA series Ichirō Itano Soei Shinsha
September 16 Borgman: The Final Battle Film Kiyoshi Murayama Ashi Production
September 25 The Guyver: Bio-Booster Armor OVA series Visual 80
September 25 Mandaraya no Ryôta: Kuonidani Onsen Tsuyasho Sodo Tan OVA Yuzo Aoki Takahashi Studio [6]
October 10 The Laughing Salesman TV series Toshirō Kuni Shin-Ei Animation
October 11 Patlabor: The TV Series TV series Naoyuki Yoshinaga Sunrise
October 16 Yawara! TV series Kazuo Yoshida Toho Doga
November 1 Baoh OVA film Hiroyuki Yokoyama Studio Pierrot
November 14 Ano Ko ni 1000% OVA film
November 25 Ace o Nerae! Final Stage OVA series Osamu Dezaki TMS Entertainment
December 21 Assemble Insert OVA series Ayumi Chibuki Studio Core, Tohokushinsha Film

See also edit

Deaths edit

References edit

  1. ^ "Twin (OAV)". Anime News Network. Retrieved June 10, 2023.
  2. ^ "Yankī Reppu-tai (OAV)". Anime News Network. Retrieved February 8, 2023.
  3. ^ "My Melody no Akazukin (movie)". Anime News Network. Retrieved November 15, 2023.
  4. ^ "Hello Kitty: Cinderella (movie)". Anime News Network. Retrieved November 15, 2023.
  5. ^ "Kiki to Lala no Aoi Tori (movie)". Anime News Network. Retrieved November 15, 2023.
  6. ^ "Mandaraya no Ryouta (OAV)". Anime News Network. Retrieved February 8, 2023.

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