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Reproductive health is an important topic to get attention, especially among teenagers. Teenager involves growth, change, the existence of various occasions, and reproductive health risks, one of which is anemia, which will be at risk for the teenager's reproduction in undergoing further developmental tasks. One of the causes of anemia among teenage girls is iron loss through the blood that comes out during menstruation every month and other factors, such as food intake, disease, lack of knowledge, and other factors. One effort to prevent anemia is carried out by education with animated media. The information received will be longer and better because it involves more five senses and creates a strong impression in the memory. This study aimed to determine the effectiveness of animated media on the knowledge and attitude of teenage girls about the prevention of anemia. The study was conducted at NahdlatulUlama Vocational High School of Semarang Regency in December 2020. The research used a quasi-experimental design with a pretest-posttest control group design. The variables of knowledge and attitudes are measured before and after being given anemia prevention education with animated media. Data collection used the research subjects of 60 respondents divided into two groups, namely the treatment group and control group. The data analysis employed paired t-test with a significance level of 95% (p <0.05). The results showed that education through effective animated media against teenage girl’s knowledge (p-value 0.044) and attitude (p-value 0.043) about the prevention of anemia. The results of this study can be used as consideration for applying health education, especially the prevention of anemia in teenage girls on a broader order, namely the community.