Anima may refer to:


  • Ánima Estudios, a Mexican animation studio founded in 2002
  • Córdoba International Animation Festival – ANIMA, in Argentina

    Religion and philosophy

  • The Latin term for the "animating principle", see vitalism
  • The Latin translation of Greek psyche
  • Aristotle's treatise on the soul, de anima
  • In Christian contexts, the soul
  • See also spirit
  • Anima and animus, expressions of the unconscious or true inner self of an individual in Carl Jung's school of analytical psychology


  • Anima, Togo, village in the Doufelgou Prefecture in the Kara Region of north-eastern Togo


  • Gum anima or gum animae, a kind of gum or resin


  • Anima Anandkumar, professor of computing
  • Anima Patil-Sabale, Indian Software and Aerospace Engineer


  • Anima (novel) a 1972 novel by Marie Buchanan


  • Anima – Symphonie phantastique, a 1981 Austrian experimental film based on Berlioz' symphony
  • Anima (2003 film), a 2003 American short film
  • Ánima, a 2018 Mexican film directed by Kuno Becker with Patricia Reyes Spíndola, Javier Díaz Dueñas
  • Anima, a 1998 film with George Bartenieff
  • Anima (2019 film), a 2019 short film directed by Paul Thomas Anderson


  • Anima (Final Fantasy X), an aeon in the video games Final Fantasy X and Final Fantasy X-2
  • Anima (Fire Emblem), a magic style based around fire, thunder, and wind in the Fire Emblem video game series
  • Anima (role-playing game), a table-top pen & paper role-playing game franchise


  • Anima (webcomic), an 18-chapter webcomic by Singapore writer Johnny Tay
  • Anima (comics), a 15-issue comic book published by DC Comics
  • +Anima, a manga series by Natsumi Mukai


  • Anima (chorus), a children's chorus based near Chicago, Illinois
  • Anima (ensemble), a Brazilian chamber music ensemble
  • Anima, 1970s German duo on Ohr (record label)
  • Anima (band), an alternative rock band from Turkey
  • Aenima (band), Portuguese band
  • Anima Sound System, a Hungarian electronic band


  • Anima (Nightmare album)
  • Ænima, a 1996 album by rock band Tool, named partly in reference to Jung's concept of anima
  • Anima (Vladislav Delay album), 2001
  • Anima (Thom Yorke album), 2019
  • Anima (it), album by Riccardo Cocciante 1974
  • "Anima" (it) single by Romina Falconi


  • Anima (organization), Danish animal-rights organization