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List of Hideaki Anno Movies: Ranked Best To Worst

1. Ritual (2000)
9
3
Ritual
9
3
2. Ryusei-Kacho (2001)
7
3
Ryusei-Kacho
7
3
3. Love & Pop (1998)
8
3
Love & Pop
8
3
4. Daicon Film's Return of Ultraman (1983)
6
3
Daicon Film's Return of Ultraman
6
3
5. Shin Godzilla (2016)
26
12
Shin Godzilla
26
12

The Japan Coast Guard investigates an abandoned yacht in Tokyo Bay, when their boat is suddenly destroyed, and the Tokyo Bay Aqua-Line is also flooded within a short time. It is soon theorized that the incident may be caused by some kind of living creature. News reports soon show a massive tail emerging from the ocean. Everything turns into a chaos when a gigantic lizard monster finally rises from the waters.

6. Cutie Honey: Live Action (2004)
6
4
Cutie Honey: Live Action
6
4

Movies (Actor)

1. The Taste of Tea (2004)
15
5
The Taste of Tea
15
5

This comedy drama film revolves around the Haruno family, who lives in a small town in rural Japan, on the north side of Tokyo. The father Nobua is a hypnotist while the mother Yoshiko works as an artist. Their son Hajime is having a rough time with puberty, and falls for a girl in his school. Meanwhile, their daughter periodically sees her own gigantic doppelganger following her through town.

Starring:
Rinko Kikuchi, Tadanobu Asano, Tatsuya Gashûin, Ken'ichi Matsuyama
Directed By:
Katsuhito Ishii
2. Shin Godzilla (2016)
34
16
Shin Godzilla
34
16

The Japan Coast Guard investigates an abandoned yacht in Tokyo Bay, when their boat is suddenly destroyed, and the Tokyo Bay Aqua-Line is also flooded within a short time. It is soon theorized that the incident may be caused by some kind of living creature. News reports soon show a massive tail emerging from the ocean. Everything turns into a chaos when a gigantic lizard monster finally rises from the waters.

3. Funky Forest: The First Contact (2005)
9
4
Funky Forest: The First Contact
9
4
Starring:
Rinko Kikuchi, Tadanobu Asano, Maya Banno, Andrew Alfieri
Directed By:
Katsuhito Ishii, Hajime Ishimine, Shunichiro Miki
4. Cutie Honey: Live Action (2004)
7
4
Cutie Honey: Live Action
7
4
5. Nihon chinbotsu (2006)
6
4
Nihon chinbotsu
PG-13
6
4
6. Welcome to the Quiet Room (2007)
8
3
Welcome to the Quiet Room
8
3
7. Daicon Film's Return of Ultraman (1983)
7
3
Daicon Film's Return of Ultraman
7
3
8. Otakus in Love (2004)
7
3
Otakus in Love
7
3
9. Abunai deka forever the movie (1998)
3
4
Abunai deka forever the movie
3
4
10. Death Kappa (2010)
3
4
Death Kappa
3
4

Animation Movies

Neon Genesis Evangelion
43
8
Neon Genesis Evangelion
U
43
8
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (1997)
34
8
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion
34
8

This animation film serves as an alternate ending to the anime series 'Neon Genesis Evangelion', as the last two episodes had become controversial. The film revolves around Shinji Ikari, who is a pilot working for Evangelion Unit 01 that fights against a group of supernatural entities known as Angels. Shinji learns how the fate of humanity is going to depend on the choices that he makes.

Evangelion: 3.0+1.01 Thrice Upon a Time (2021)
13
3
Evangelion: 3.0+1.01 Thrice Upon a Time
Not Rated
13
3
Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance (2009)
18
5
Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance
TV-14
18
5

The Third Angel escapes confinement and tries to break out of a NERV base, but a new pilot Mari Makinami manages to destroy the Angel. As the Angels continue to attack, NERV continues to put a strong fight.

Fushigi no umi no Nadia
9
2
Fushigi no umi no Nadia
TV-14
9
2
Starring:
Noriko Hidaka, Carl Domaski, Judson Jones, Craig Kanne, Talbot McKitt
Directed By:
Hideaki Anno, Shinji Higuchi, Takeshi Mori, Renji Kawabata, Shigeto Makino
Kaze tachinu (2013)
46
14
Kaze tachinu
PG-13
46
14

This animated biographical film chronicles the life of Japanese aviation engineer Jiro Horikoshi, the man who is known for designing Japanese fighter planes during the Second World War. 

Role:
Jirô Horikoshi
Starring:
William H. Macy, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Mandy Patinkin, Werner Herzog, Martin Short, Emily Blunt, Darren Criss
Directed By:
His and Her Circumstances
8
2
His and Her Circumstances
TV-14
8
2
Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone (2007)
18
6
Evangelion: 1.0 You Are (Not) Alone
TV-14
18
6
20min Walk from Nishi-Ogikubo Station, 2 Bedrooms, Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, 2mos Deposit, No Pets Allowed (2014)
7
2
20min Walk from Nishi-Ogikubo Station, 2 Bedrooms, Living Room, Dining Room, Kitchen, 2mos Deposit, No Pets Allowed
7
2
Petite Princess Yucie
7
2
Petite Princess Yucie
7
2
Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death & Rebirth (1997)
13
5
Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death & Rebirth
UA
13
5

This animated science fiction action film provides us a recap of the first 24 episodes of Neon Genesis Evangelion, which is followed by a 30 minute continuation of the storyline that is going to form the first third of the End of Evangelion.

Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi
7
3
Magical Shopping Arcade Abenobashi
TV-14
7
3
Role:
Alien (1 episode, 2002)
Re: Cutie Honey (2004)
7
3
Re: Cutie Honey
7
3
The Dragon Dentist (2014)
6
3
The Dragon Dentist
6
3
Hill Climb Girl (2014)
6
3
Hill Climb Girl
6
3
Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo (2012)
12
5
Evangelion: 3.0 You Can (Not) Redo
TV-14
12
5

Fourteen years have passed since a catastrophic event had changed everything on Earth. The film revolves around Shinji Ikari, a pilot who feels that the greatest challenge is still not over.

The Dragon Dentist (2017)
6
3
The Dragon Dentist
TV-14
6
3
Top wo Nerae 2! (2004)
6
3
Top wo Nerae 2!
6
3
Evangelion: Another Impact - Confidential (2015)
6
3
Evangelion: Another Impact - Confidential
6
3
Cassette Girl (2015)
6
3
Cassette Girl
6
3
Neon Genesis: Impacts (2015)
6
3
Neon Genesis: Impacts
6
3
Kyoshinhei Tôkyô ni arawaru (2012)
6
3
Kyoshinhei Tôkyô ni arawaru
6
3
Starring:
Hayao Miyazaki, Megumi Hayashibara
Directed By:
Shinji Higuchi
Sex & Violence with Machspeed (2015)
6
3
Sex & Violence with Machspeed
6
3
The Invention of Destruction in the Imaginary Machines (2002)
6
3
The Invention of Destruction in the Imaginary Machines
6
3
Sugar Sugar Rune
6
3
Sugar Sugar Rune
6
3
Carnage (2014)
5
3
Carnage
5
3
Submarine 707R (2003)
4
3
Submarine 707R
4
3
Anime Tencho (2002)
4
3
Anime Tencho
4
3
Star Ballz (2001)
3
3
Star Ballz
X
3
3

Special Appearance/Cameo

Shin Godzilla (2016)
14
7
Shin Godzilla
14
7

The Japan Coast Guard investigates an abandoned yacht in Tokyo Bay, when their boat is suddenly destroyed, and the Tokyo Bay Aqua-Line is also flooded within a short time. It is soon theorized that the incident may be caused by some kind of living creature. News reports soon show a massive tail emerging from the ocean. Everything turns into a chaos when a gigantic lizard monster finally rises from the waters.

Role:
Passerby (uncredited)
Cutie Honey: Live Action (2004)
6
4
Cutie Honey: Live Action
6
4
Role:
Office Worker (uncredited)