Books That Were Adapted Into An Anime ( No Comic Books/Graphic Novels)

Stories that were turned into Japanese animated shorts, Japanese animated feature length motion pictures and Japanese animated television series. This list does NOT include comics, graphic novels or any books that use pictures or pictures & words as a means to tell their story. If a non comic book was adapted into a comic and then into an anime, you may list the non comic version.
If you list a book please post in the comments what the movie adaption's name is.
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38 books · 2 voters · list created March 9th, 2017 by High fifteen (votes) .
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message 1: by High fifteen (last edited Aug 07, 2017 12:44PM) (new)

High fifteen Kyou Kara Ma no Tsuku Jiyuugyou (Demon King Today!)= Kyou kara Ma no Tsuku Jiyuugyou!(Kyo Kara Maoh)
Kiki's Delivery Service= Kiki's Delivery Service
Grave of the Fireflies= Grave of the Fireflies
Toradora!= Toradora!
When Marnie Was There = When Marnie Was There
Romeo and Juliet= Romeo X Juliet
Baccano!= Baccano!
High Speed!= Free!
The Incredible Tide= Future Boy Conan
The Count of Monte Cristo= Gankutsuou
デュラララ!! x1 (Durarara!! #1)= Durarara!!
Dawn (Legend of the Galactic Heroes#1) = Legend of the Galactic Heroes: My Conquest is the Sea of Stars,Legend of the Galactic Heroes,Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Golden Wings,Legend of the Galactic Heroes: Overture to a New War & Legend of the Galactic Heroes Gaiden
南総里見八犬伝 {Nansō Satomi Hakkenden} = Hakkenden: Eight Dogs of the East


message 2: by Reader453 (new)

Reader453 (From World Masterpiece Theatre)
The Yearling/Fortunate Fawn
Anne of Green Gables/Konnichiwa Anne: Before Green Gables
Great Detectives: Poirot and Marple
Heidi: Girl of the Alps
A Dog of Flanders
Les Miserables: Girl Cosette
Pollyanna: Girl of Love
The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
Swiss Family Robinson: Flone of the Mysterious Island
Tales of Little Women
Little Women II: Jo's Boys
The Adventures of Peter Pan
Famous Dog Lassie
Princess Sarah
My Daddy Long Legs
Remi: Nobody's Boy/Girl
Hans Christian Andersen Stories
Trapp Family Story
Little Prince Cedie


message 3: by High fifteen (last edited Aug 08, 2017 08:53AM) (new)

High fifteen Fate/Zero= Fate/Zero
図書館戦争 (Library War)= Library War & Library War: The Wings of Revolution
Spice & Wolf= Spice & Wolf
Moribito: Guardian of the Spirit= Moribito-Guardian of the Spirit


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