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I'm referring to the shorter-in-duration anime, such as Aiura, Recorder and Randsell, and Morita-san is Quiet. These anime do not run for the "normal" duration of 22 or more minutes.

Is there any official terminology for these types of anime?

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I'm not sure if this is what you're looking for, but according to Japanese Wikipedia articles for those series, they can be called tanpen anime (短編アニメ, short anime).

Aiura:

2013年4月から6月までテレビ東京・ニコニコ動画にて、5分枠の短編アニメで放送された。
From April to June 2013, a 5 minute tanpen anime was aired on TV Tokyo and Nico Nico Douga.

Recorder and Randsell:

5分枠の短編アニメで、2012年1月より『リコーダーとランドセル ド♪』のタイトルでテレビ埼玉、KBS京都にて放送された。
A 5 minute tanpen anime was aired starting in January 2012 on TV Saitama and KBS Kyoto as "Recorder and Randsell Do♪".

Morita-san:

『森田さんは無口。』のタイトルで、2011年7月から9月までテレビ埼玉、KBS京都、ニコニコチャンネルにて放送された5分枠の短編アニメ
From July to September 2011, TV Saitama, KBS Kyoto, and Nico Nico channel aired a 5 minute tanpen anime with the title as "Morita-san wa Mukuchi.".

  • That's exactly what I'm looking for. Thank you! – Makoto Aug 5 '13 at 12:34

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