Dear 100 Hour Board,
Do any of the current writers have clean anime recommendations? I'm looking for zero nudity and non-R rated violence.
Pokemon! And Avatar: The Last Airbender isn't really anime, but it's close, and it's my favorite animated show.
I sent off to a friend, SkyWing Knights, for some suggestions:
Requests for clean anime.... There's lots of slice-of-life animes that are clean. I've heard many of the sports animes are good in that regard - Haikyu, Kuroko's Basketball, Prince of Tennis, etc. (I can't be positive on the nudity aspect in those because I've never watched them). Vampire Knight is also pretty good in that regard. I don't recall any nudity in that show. DN Angel is also very clean. Tsubasa: Reservoir Chronicles should be clean. I don't recall nudity in that one and it's really a great story.
There are a lot of animes that use nudity only in an artistic fashion and maybe only once or twice (aka, the outline of a human being where you don't see any person's private regions; it's done in an un-arousing fashion so to speak). 07 Ghost is like that (they only do that once), though their subtitled translations involve some cursing (however they're not actually cursing in Japanese so I don't know why they do that). Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood is like that too, though it is violent (personally I wouldn't consider it R-rated violence; my basic thing is that if I can see guts, then that's R-rated). Fruits Basket and Ouran High School Host Club only have 'nudity' for boys from the waist up if that counts.
That's what I can think of off the top of my head. I hope that helps!
... I thought of one more: Skip Beat! That one is clean too :)
So hopefully some of those will be helpful. I haven't watched them, but they may give you some suggestions.
I asked Yog in Neverland, and this is what she said:
Besides Miyazaki films? Well including them I recommend the music video On Your Mark by Chage and Aska, animated by Studio Ghibli. But that is like 4 minutes max... So, also FMA Brotherhood is REALLY good, and Gargantia is excellent with ONE warning for a transphobic/transantagonistic scene in the "fanservice" episode (1 season long, whole episode isn't worth it, as soon as it becomes about everyone taking a holiday and all the girls putting on bikinis just skip the whole episode. Ugh). Hmm. The Ghost Stories dub is HILARIOUS but I can't say it's 100% clean; it's a super poorly dubbed anime that has hilarious American references throughout and is just consistently and purposefully horribly dubbed (I recommend looking it up).
A friend of hers also recommended Sailor Moon if you haven't watched it yet, and Fruits Basket.