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Jul 21, 4:54 PM

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I knew this thing was distinct from cartoons and cartoonish anime back then even as an 7 year old. So much violence and awesomeness! Watched few episodes that were availble and much later as an adult the whole 51 episodes

S0ulSp4de said:
That's far back in time, so I can't say for sure but i would say Attack No.1. Just thought of it as an normal cartoon. As bad as it is, it still is something special for me.

I am rewatching it in Japanese and it is much better this way. Grunts, shouts and suffering sound more believable and traumatic too. Afterwards I'll compare it with the dub to see if they edited things
Jul 21, 11:45 PM
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Attack on Titan Season 1. It was the big thing at my school at the time.
Jul 21, 11:48 PM
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The first anime that I ever watched was Toradora!
Jul 22, 1:09 PM
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The first complete anime i watched was Highschool DxD(im not really proud about that...), but the first anime Episode was Tokyo Ghoul (i was in the fifth grade at this time)
Jul 22, 5:25 PM

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realistically, Pokemon or Naruto, not sure which came first. but i consider Tokyo Ghoul to be my first considering thats when i was fully aware i was watching anime
Jul 22, 5:38 PM
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Not counting the TV ones
From my side , it was Noragami
Jul 22, 5:45 PM

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Probably Pokemon, then DBZ. First anime I feel in love with is Yu Yu Hakusho and it's still my favorite series.
What a beautiful Duwang
Jul 22, 6:16 PM

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It may not have been my very first, but circa 1994 I bought or rented a VHS copy of "My Neighbor Totoro" for my kids to watch. I knew it was Japanese but didn't know at the time that Japanese animation was called 'anime'.
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Jul 22, 6:20 PM

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It was Outbreak Company, very good memories of it.
Jul 26, 11:10 AM
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Only anime that passed on the TV when i was a kid was Dragon Ball and Naruto, but i desliked both of them and would only watch naruto later, and there were also Pokemon and Bakugan that i watched alot but i'm not sure if that counts, so One Piece was the first one i trully watched with the original japonese audio
Jul 26, 11:16 AM
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Brotherhood the GOAT. Re-watched it couple of times and it's still the best anime I've watched so far.
Jul 26, 11:17 AM

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Murder princess when I actually knew what anime was an actively looked. Yugioh GX was first first tho.

Anime is good, fucking deal with it.
Jul 26, 11:47 AM

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First anime I ever watched in my life without knowing what it was (saw it dubbed in Arabic when I was like 4):

First anime I watched knowing it was anime and basically was my gateway show:
Jul 26, 5:55 PM

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Probably Pokémon, although I have early memories of Toonami, and sometimes watch whatever they showed (I remember YuYu Hakusho).
Jul 26, 6:05 PM

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Probably Dragon Ball. It wasn't even in my home country, but when I visited India over the summers. I also watched Sonic X and Doraemon a bit.

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Jul 26, 6:23 PM

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The first anime that I watched was Naruto
Pew Pew I Stole Your Heart

Jul 26, 6:29 PM

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Not counting Pokemon or DBZ, it was FLCL when I was 7.
Jul 26, 6:38 PM

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Not too sure, I watched a lot of animes when I was a kid. I remember that I really liked watching Card Captor Sakura, Hamtaro & Oban Star Racers. The first anime I've watched with subtitles and that got me really into this hell was Lucky Star. I remember being extremely confused about this anime because it would constantly make so many references of other anime, which I didn't know about at this time. Konata is still one of my best waifus <3
Jul 26, 9:51 PM
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Death note. I really liked it at the time and it was something very different for me. I still am fairly new to anime but I am liking almost every anime i have watched yet. I wish I started watching anime earlier.
Jul 27, 1:38 PM

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It was either Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh, or Bakugan Battle Brawlers., I wasn't joking about that third one.

Either way, card game/monster battle anime were popular on TeleToon back then.
Some of you never watched Bakugan Battle Brawlers on TeleToon in 2008 and it shows.
Jul 27, 1:44 PM

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It was between Pokemon, Yu-Gi-Oh, or Dragonball when I was a kid. Didn't know what was anime at the time, I just watched whatever was on TV.
Jul 27, 1:47 PM

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Doraemon, probably when I was 3.
School Rumble after finding out what an anime is.

"All that is gold does not glitter,
Not all those who wander are lost;
The old that is strong does not wither,
Deep roots are not reached by the frost."

Jul 27, 2:08 PM
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'Akira'. One of my favorite animes.
Mene, mene, tekel, parsin
Jul 27, 2:12 PM
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it was "fist of the north star" I Guess :1
Jul 27, 2:24 PM

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Astro Boy 2003

It was pretty good, It's at least probably better then the other one's
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Jul 27, 2:39 PM

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Pokemon I guess, although I didn't know it was anime at the time (or what anime was) so I'm not sure if I wanna count it or not.
Jul 27, 2:49 PM

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The now classic anime from the early 90's: Dragon Ball/Z & Sailor Moon.
Jul 27, 5:17 PM

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I think it was Soul Eater, and yes, I even rewatched it
Jul 27, 5:29 PM

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•Before I knew what anime was: Pokemon

Pokemon was pretty fun back then, I remember always hurrying back home after a long, excruciating school day just in time to watch the newest episode. I remember watching the end of Ash’s journey in the Diamond and pearl era and crying my eyes out. I remember witnessing Ash finally beat Paul only to lose to a Dar-Ok they weren’t all good memories, but the Pokemon anime will always have a special place in my heart.

•After I found out what anime was: Death Note

The perfect start since I’m a huge fan of psychological thrillers. The theme was simple yet something that anyone can relate to and has thought about at least once. Light’s battles with L were intense, captivating, and massively entertaining to say the least. It was almost never boring nor uninteresting and kept me on the edge of my seat most of the time. What Death Note unfortunately suffered from was lack of planning, which ended up causing it to suffer from its biggest problem of all; Inconsistence. I’d go into more detail, but I’ll save it for another time.
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Jul 27, 5:32 PM

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it was pokemon and bakugan battle brawlers. anyone remember those little balls & their magnetic cards? wack
Jul 28, 3:18 PM

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Attack on Titan, and I absolutely loved it. It is still my favorite to this day
Jul 28, 3:37 PM

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AoT back when it first came out but I wasn't really an anime fan then, I just knew it was the popular thing at the time so I gave it a shot and I loved it. The first anime I'd say that I watched as someone who was trying to get into anime was, like most, SAO. I liked it at first and didn't understand the hate it got but now having watched a lot of anime since then a year ago, i can understand the hate and why people think it's garbage, even if i don't hate it myself, not that i like it anymore either.
Jul 28, 3:41 PM

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Inazuma Eleven. Although it has a weak start (even as a kid I was pretty bored with the first arc), the show keeps getting better, and the conclusion is just amazing. Definitely a great show
Jul 28, 4:02 PM

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Pokemon or any similar shows that aired on Cartoon Network or 4Kids' Saturday Morning Blocks.
Jul 28, 4:49 PM
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Pretty sure the first anime I watched was Akira, which I saw at a party in college and made absolutely no sense to me at all. But the first anime I got into on my own was Cowboy Bebop back when it was on Adult Swim.
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