It's hard to say what were the best anime movies of 2009. The vast majority of anime movies released in 2009 have not been released in English speaking countries. There were also many movies that originated as a television series, so they had a solid fan base to begin with.

  1. "Pokemon Diamond And Pearl: The Movie" was the top grossing anime in Japan for 2009 but hasn't been released to the United States yet. It focuses on Ash Ketchum and his adventures in the Sinnoh region. Pokemon is generally one of the best and most popular animes.

  2. "Evangelion 2.0" is the second part of four films being released based on the "Neon Genesis Evangelion" television series. In the Evangelion universe, Earth is under attack and it's only hope is a group of teens who are plugged into giant combat robots called "Evas." In 2.0 this storyline continues, but is more condensed than the anime television series.

  3. "Detective Conan Movie 13: The Raven Chaser" is one of the best mystery anime movies. Shinichi is involved in a case that is tied to an accident that occurred the previous year. He soon learns that it is all tied to the Black Organization, who gave him a potion to shrink him.

  4. "Doraemon: The New Record Of Nobita: Spaceblazer" is a remake of a 1981 movie titled "The Record Of Nobita: Spaceblazer." It is an anime about a child named Nobita who discovers alternate reality in space and time. It was one of the best anime movies released in 2009 because of its nostalgic quality and popular story.

  5. "Summer Wars" is a science-fiction romance anime movie. It details the life of a boy who is accused of hacking into a virtual world and he must fight to keep the virtual world from colliding with the real world.

  6. "Major: Yuujou no Ikkyuu" is one of the best anime movies of 2009. Goro, a baseball player, is returning to Japan after a successful tour in the United States. He must go to Fukuoka where he faced a difficult time as a child.

  7. "Crayon Shin-chan Movie 17" is one of the best anime comedies that was released in 2009. It is the seventeenth film to come from the "Shin-chan" anime franchise. It has only been released in Japan, but was one of the highest grossing anime movies of the year.

  8. "Eiga Precure All-Stars DX: Minna TomodachiKiseki no Zenin Daishuugou" is a great anime movie from 2009 in the style of the popular "Sailor Moon" series. The Precure Girls are on their way to a dance when they get lost and are attacked by a monster. They have to combine their powers in order to defeat him.

  9. "Fresh Precure! Omocha no Kuni wa Himitsu ga Ippai!?" is another anime involving The Precure Girls. It is very cute and one of the best anime movies of the year. Toys start vanishing in front of children and the girls discover who is behind the disappearances, but they must travel to Toyland to put an end to it.

  10. "One Piece: Strong World" is the tenth movie in the "One Piece" series. It is one of the best anime movies of 2009 because it was extremely unique. The entire film was written by Eiichiro Oda to honor the tenth anniversary of One Piece. In previous projects, Oda simply supplied the characters and approved story ideas.