Here is an introduction to some great anime, modern and classic, drama, sci-fi, action, and romance. You're guaranteed to find a gem you haven't heard of in here (or you just watch too many cartoons, grow up).
Critically acclaimed animated hidden gems for adults; or alternatively a great way to speed up the emotional maturation of children. Make sure to check out critically-acclaimed Israeli film 'Waltz With Bashir', based on the graphic-novel.
A big fan of psychological thrillers? Why not check out this collection of anime flicks that combine the intense mental gymnastics of the genre with traditional anime aesthetics. The only thing you have to lose is your grip on reality...
While Japanese anime is typically associated with surreal fantasy and space-age sci-fi, the medium has also been used to tell a number of poignant tales set very much in the real world. Make sure to check out Miyazaki's last film 'The Wind Rises'!