''Seraphim Call'' is an Anime series by Creator/{{Sunrise}} from 1999, with character designs by Aoi Nanase. Seraphim Call may be considered avant-garde in several respects. For example: it is an anthology of individual stories while most other anime is serialized. Each story takes place in the year 2010, in a futuristic city named Neo-Acropolis on an artificial island in Japan. Among the city's residents are 11 girls, each facing a different dilemma.

!!Tropes that appear in ''Seraphim Call''

* BottleEpisode: The second episode takes place entirely in Tanpopo's bedroom and is all from the viewpoint of [[spoiler:a camera in]] one of her stuffed animals.
* BreakingTheFourthWall: In the first episode. After daringly riding to the rescue, miraculously overcoming her [[DoesNotLikeMen fear of talking to men]], and expertly defusing a bomb with a minute to spare - all before the halfway point of the episode - Yukina wonders aloud if it was really okay to wrap things up so nearly [[LampshadeHanging before the commercial break]].
* DoesNotLikeMen: Yukina. So much so, that getting too close to any guy will cause her to faint dead away, to the point where she's invented an ''auto-deploying airbag'' to cushion her landing when this happens.
* FilmingForEasyDub: [[LimitedAnimation The series relies a lot on limited animation]], but the last episode goes out of its way to avoid showing the characters' mouths when they speak.
* AFoolAndHisNewMoneyAreSoonParted: Ayaka, who spends her money frivolously.
* GirlsLoveStuffedAnimals: Tanpopo, despite her age.
* HumongousMecha: Yukina uses one in order to avoid men.
* MaleGaze: Most obvious in the last episode, with a lot of focus on the characters' chests and legs to avoid showing their lips.
* ParentWithNewParamour: An unusually realistic handling of this trope (and of a post-divorce family in general) is part of Chinami's episode, as she tries to deal with her mixed feelings on meeting her mother's serious boyfriend.
* RedOniBlueOni: Shion Murasame and her younger sister Sakura.
* ShroudedInMyth: The dilemma facing Kasumi, who has seen the legends about her grow considerably in just a few years.
%% * SliceOfLife
* SweetTooth: Chinami has one.
* TaremeEyes: One of the only ways [[AlwaysIdenticalTwins nearly-identical twin sisters]] Shion and Sakura can be told apart.
* TimeTravel: A plot point in episode seven, when Saeno goes back in time to give a book about pi to her younger self.
* {{Tomboy}}: Hatsumi, who believes she can't possibly be feminine.
%% * TwelveEpisodeAnime
* TwentyMinutesInToTheFuture: The series was made in 1999, and takes place in 2010.
* {{Twincest}}: Shion and Sakura; not explicit, but they repeatedly exchange declarations of love and kisses.
* TheUnreveal: The fourth episode initially ends with the viewer not seeing Miyabi's painting of Hatsumi, [[spoiler:but then after the credits we actually get to see it.]]
* WhamShot: At the end of episode two, when [[spoiler: it's revealed in the final scene that the stuffed animal acting as the observer's lens through which the episode's story is told really WAS observing - it was connected to a hidden camera]].
* YouGottaHaveBlueHair: Several of the characters have odd hair colors, such as blue, green, and pink.