Forum Settings
Forums

If you could make one anime mandatory for all humans to watch, what would it be?

Pages (2) [1] 2 »
Jan 15, 6:45 AM
#1

Offline
Feb 2020
884
I'd say it's a toss up for me between enlightening the masses with Monogatari or Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu
Both would have a profound impact on the souls of most viewers, however the nuances would differ ever so slightly between the two

I'd be glad to hear others thoughts and their reasons behind them, could there be a anime out there that would change the world if everyone had watched it?

Jan 15, 6:45 AM
#2

Offline
Feb 2020
17315
Probably Natsume Yuujinchou.....
Jan 15, 6:50 AM
#3

Offline
Dec 2019
86
One Piece and by far, everyone should watch/read it
Jan 15, 6:52 AM
#4

Offline
Jul 2021
3113
At first I was gonna say Violet Evergarden, but then I realized humans suck, so Yosuga no Sora.
Jan 15, 7:04 AM
#5

Offline
Dec 2021
123
Any good sport/music anime that teaches the value of effort.
Talent/tensai/whatever-you-name-it are words ignorant and lazy people use to describe the fruits of HARD work.

I would say Chihayafuru or Shigatsu wa kimi no uso.

Jan 15, 7:07 AM
#6

Offline
May 2019
2326
It would be Neon Genesis Evangelion.


Jan 15, 7:13 AM
#7

Offline
May 2017
325
Cowboy Bebop because it's a great anime to watch for all kind of humans,whether are they normies or otakus. It's has very appealing characters,well written story and god tier music,suitable for any kind of person,regardless of their taste.
There is no bad waifu,only bad anime.
Jan 15, 7:17 AM
#8
Offline
Jun 2022
331
Lan Mao, I want to watch the world burn and force people to watch 3057 episodes of a show.
Jan 15, 7:30 AM
#9

Offline
Nov 2018
153
Personally, One Piece. But that would be biased.

Generally speaking, I would definitely make everyone watch Mob Psycho or Saiki no Kusuo or Gintama; as it would make their days better while teaching a few lessons along the way.
Jan 15, 7:31 AM

Offline
Oct 2018
4600
It'd be Neon Genesis Evangelion. I think it's an experience everything should go through, even if you end up disliking it.
If you're a fanboy, please don't waste my time.

I love Nilou.
Jan 15, 7:35 AM

Offline
Dec 2021
202
Pick any of those Objective Masterpieces
Ergo Proxy
Haibane Renmei
Welcome to the NHK 
Phantom Requiem for a Phantom
Neon Genesis Evangelion 
Monster 
Parasyte 
Berserk (1997) 
Princess Mononoke 
Hunter x Hunter (2011)
Serial Lain Experiment 
Shinsekai Yori
Madoka Magica
Kaguya hime Monogatari
Fruits Basket
Place further than the Universe
Yagate Kimi Ni Naru
Kubikiri cycle
Monogatari series
Medaka Box
Kubikiri Cycle
Katanagatari
Angel's Egg
Maquia
Perfect Blue
Paprika
Baccano
Ghost in the Shell
Aria
Yokohama
3-Gatsu no lion
Kino no Tabi
Nausicaa: Valley of the wind
Princess Tutu
Revolutionary Girl Utena
Ashita no Joe
Tatami Galaxy
Texhnolyze
Psycho Pass
Wind Rises
Kiki's Delivery Service
Houseki no kuni
Rose of Versailles
FLCL
Samurai Shamploo
Gintama
Fantastic Children
Cosette no Shouzou
Belladonna of Sadness
Jin-Rou
Gasaraki
Kemonozume
Princess Knight
Sky Crawlers
Hajime no Ippo
Aoi Bungaku Series
Saraiya Goyou
Hyouge Mono
Gankutatsuou
Argento Soma
Planetes
Paranoia Agent
Boogiepop Phantom
Nana
Millennium Actress
Kaiji


And most relevant one- Legend of the Galactic Heroes

These are some series that can alter a person's life forever and probably bring peace and progress in humanity
Unfortunately, not everyone can comprehend such greatness
Jan 15, 7:45 AM

Offline
Jan 2023
20
1# to send a message out to everyone in the world: Koe no Katachi.
2# to explain why they should be watching anime: Fullmetal Alchemist Brotherhood or Hunter x Hunter (2011)
watching anime is not a job ♪
Jan 15, 7:59 AM

Offline
Dec 2022
155
Abunai Sisters: Koko & Mika

Just for fun
Jan 15, 8:00 AM

Offline
Dec 2015
4945
Bleach [Only canon episodes], Bleach Movie 1 and all cours of Bleach TYBW even tho only the first one came out so far.

That short video describe me perfectly -> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48w1a2u0vOI
Jan 15, 8:12 AM

Offline
Apr 2019
1121
Nah, not everyone deserves to watch the masterpieces I have in mind. The intention must come from the watcher otherwise they will just smear what they are forced to watch
たのむ

Jan 15, 8:20 AM
The Attack Titan

Offline
May 2019
1401
monogatari is meh af brother, why is it considered a big brain anime
Jan 15, 4:01 PM

Offline
Feb 2020
884
BerriesSan said:
monogatari is meh af brother, why is it considered a big brain anime
clearly the complex themes behind the toothbrushing scene went over your head, you are not one of the chosen ones if you cannot comprehend Monogatari.
any reasonably minded human knows monogatari is one of the big intellectual 3
Faxtual_Ghoul said:
Pick any of those Objective Masterpieces
Ergo Proxy
Haibane Renmei
Welcome to the NHK 
Phantom Requiem for a Phantom
Neon Genesis Evangelion 
Monster 
Parasyte 
Berserk (1997) 
Princess Mononoke 
Hunter x Hunter (2011)
Serial Lain Experiment 
Shinsekai Yori
Madoka Magica
Kaguya hime Monogatari
Fruits Basket
Place further than the Universe
Yagate Kimi Ni Naru
Kubikiri cycle
Monogatari series
Medaka Box
Kubikiri Cycle
Katanagatari
Angel's Egg
Maquia
Perfect Blue
Paprika
Baccano
Ghost in the Shell
Aria
Yokohama
3-Gatsu no lion
Kino no Tabi
Nausicaa: Valley of the wind
Princess Tutu
Revolutionary Girl Utena
Ashita no Joe
Tatami Galaxy
Texhnolyze
Psycho Pass
Wind Rises
Kiki's Delivery Service
Houseki no kuni
Rose of Versailles
FLCL
Samurai Shamploo
Gintama
Fantastic Children
Cosette no Shouzou
Belladonna of Sadness
Jin-Rou
Gasaraki
Kemonozume
Princess Knight
Sky Crawlers
Hajime no Ippo
Aoi Bungaku Series
Saraiya Goyou
Hyouge Mono
Gankutatsuou
Argento Soma
Planetes
Paranoia Agent
Boogiepop Phantom
Nana
Millennium Actress
Kaiji


And most relevant one- Legend of the Galactic Heroes

These are some series that can alter a person's life forever and probably bring peace and progress in humanity
Unfortunately, not everyone can comprehend such greatness
My My, this is a list is practically worthy of entering olympus and ascending to godhood!

Jan 15, 5:29 PM

Offline
Feb 2021
2763
I'm gonna go with Koe no Katachi. So watch it if you haven't. 
"People will realize how evil of a being you are with ease. Those wings, your looks, all will fade and wither away." -Melusine-

Jan 16, 12:11 AM
The Attack Titan

Offline
May 2019
1401
DoisacChopper said:
BerriesSan said:
monogatari is meh af brother, why is it considered a big brain anime
clearly the complex themes behind the toothbrushing scene went over your head, you are not one of the chosen ones if you cannot comprehend Monogatari.

Nah mate, I love the toothbrush scene. Monogatari is a chill series with a lot of great dialogues and scenarios. I'm a fan to the point I have read the novels but I don't think there is anything particularly big brain about the series.
Jan 16, 12:20 AM

Offline
Sep 2010
2785
DoisacChopper said:
I'd say it's a toss up for me between enlightening the masses with Monogatari or Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu
Both would have a profound impact on the souls of most viewers, however the nuances would differ ever so slightly between the two

So you want to torture the masses with pretentious boring shit?

xPerSeNN said:
One Piece and by far, everyone should watch/read it

This is the only right answer.
Jan 16, 12:24 AM

Online
Aug 2018
6827
maybe if everyone watched Girls Last Tour they could learn to chill out, learn to enjoy life's simple pleasures and of course learn to embrace the hopelessness.
Jan 16, 12:32 AM

Offline
Apr 2022
1580
would be between one piece, gintama, and hajime no ippo
oyaaaaaa

Jan 16, 12:34 AM

Offline
Feb 2020
884
BerriesSan said:
DoisacChopper said:
clearly the complex themes behind the toothbrushing scene went over your head, you are not one of the chosen ones if you cannot comprehend Monogatari.

Nah mate, I love the toothbrush scene. Monogatari is a chill series with a lot of great dialogues and scenarios. I'm a fan to the point I have read the novels but I don't think there is anything particularly big brain about the series.
Hmm well you can think whatever you wish yes
The novels are quite interesting
and I plan to read more of them in the future

Jan 16, 12:44 AM

Online
Sep 2020
2680
I'm a sadist so I'd make it something extra terrible, like bleach pob.
Jan 16, 1:15 AM

Offline
Apr 2012
2059
So many terrible suggestions. Objectively, I think it's hard to argue with Princess Tutu.
Jan 16, 1:17 AM

Offline
Jan 2022
32
Honestly not to be boring but I'd pick Spirited Away because I think everyone would like it honestly.
Jan 16, 1:43 AM

Offline
Feb 2020
1706
Neon Genesis Evangelion is the only one that I feel every anime fan should watch.
Jan 16, 1:44 AM

Offline
Jul 2021
390
Parano1a said:
Honestly not to be boring but I'd pick Spirited Away because I think everyone would like it honestly.

I agree that Spirited Away is great. I would even say it's a masterpiece. But I think everyone has different tastes and so while I would choose Spirited Away, it would actually be because I don't want to force others to lose too much time to something they might not like.

Although this is only if I absolutely had to pick an anime. If I had a choice to say they don't have to watch anything, then I think that would be my answer
Jan 16, 1:50 AM

Offline
Nov 2019
3699
Anything could offend somebody, so no, such thing doesn't exist.
Help! I need somebody. Help! Not just anybody. Help! YOu know I need someone. Helpppppp!
Jan 16, 3:11 AM

Offline
Nov 2022
1360
I am against making anything mandatory.

School used to make us read a lot 'classical' novel from 19 century. I do not think anyone at that age was capable to understand any of the complex symbolism of this kind of literary fiction. It was a complete waste of time.

I think I get literary analysis thing, because I am so smart and I also had separate special class on literary analysis done by Uni prof. Without my brains all that 19 century classic would get me nowhere.



So I can say something like Everyone should watch Code Geass or Revolutionary Girl Utena or even my entire Symbolism Interest Stack. May be Madoka Magica and Fate/Zero as well. That has a lot of soul impact thing, if your soul works this way that is.

Nothing has more soul impact that Code Geass for me.

However most people would end up not getting anything out of it and it will be waste.



Then may be something simple but good, such as:
https://myanimelist.net/anime/7338/Darker_than_Black__Kuro_no_Keiyakusha_Gaiden
Anime about simple but likable girl, I can actually love.
Buy my awesome BDSM male domination book here  https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/1174760

Visit my Discord https://discord.com/channels/1047490147794550844/1047490149161898039 I am not there most of the time but you can leave a message.

Or my blog here https://BDSMAnime.blogspot.com/
Or here https://BDSMAnime18.blogspot.com/

Submit to me and become my subject here https://myanimelist.net/clubs.php?cid=88107
Jan 16, 5:28 AM

Offline
Feb 2020
884
ryzxgum said:
would be between one piece, gintama, and hajime no ippo
Well, only one of those series has a cute girl named Kagura..

Jan 16, 5:33 AM

Offline
Apr 2018
1690
I think death note will do, and many normal people watch it.

Jan 16, 5:42 AM

Offline
Dec 2020
176
Fooly Cooly would be the one I'd choose.

Jan 16, 5:48 AM

Offline
Jun 2017
2177
None. Especially not my favorites. The idea of making anything that is supposed to be a form of entertainment mandatory sounds like something out of Orwell's 1984.

Jan 16, 5:59 AM

Offline
Sep 2011
177
Love Live. Only with Muse girls though. Need to find out who everyone's best girl is and then rank them based off that. Those will be the new races, and yes, there will be idol racism. 
Jan 16, 6:23 AM

Offline
Jul 2015
1438
Shouwa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu (or just Rakugo for short)

This anime is too good to ignore.
Jan 16, 6:51 AM

Offline
Jan 2023
19
The Heavens Feel movies
The art would put respect on the medium.
Jan 16, 7:07 AM

Offline
Mar 2015
8114
Pupa or Nami or some other stupid garbage because it would be funny.
Jan 16, 7:14 AM
Offline
May 2021
536
Ideally I would choose Fullmetal Alchemist : Brotherhood in an instant.
Jan 16, 7:19 AM

Offline
Dec 2014
19031
There isn't any, not everyone likes to watch cartoon after all.



(っ◔◡◔)っ ♥ 𝓘 𝔀𝓲𝓼𝓱 𝔂𝓸𝓾 𝓪𝓵𝓵 𝓱𝓪𝓿𝓮 𝓪 𝔀𝓸𝓷𝓭𝓮𝓻𝓯𝓾𝓵 𝓭𝓪𝔂 ♥
Jan 16, 10:29 AM

Offline
Nov 2013
1876
Ive said it before, Ill say it again.

Sword Art Online is the ultimate litmus test to whether or not you want to watch modern anime or not. People suggesting good movies are giving the wrong impression.
Jan 16, 1:29 PM

Offline
Feb 2022
221
Vinland saga
First anime i watched and still the greatest
[/url]
Jan 16, 1:30 PM

Offline
Feb 2022
221
JaniSIr said:
At first I was gonna say Violet Evergarden, but then I realized humans suck, so Yosuga no Sora.
normal humans with morals won't understand the greatness of yosuga no sora.
[/url]
Jan 16, 1:51 PM

Offline
Jan 2019
541
Your Lie in April - it’s the only anime (or form of media, for that matter) that had me crying for a week straight! Very emotionally powerful story.
Jan 16, 3:23 PM

Offline
Aug 2019
648
Easy. I've always thought that "Princess Mononoke" should be required viewing for all of humanity. And I'm not even exaggerating when I phrase it that way.
| |
Jan 16, 3:24 PM

Offline
Jul 2021
3113
Huskyhulk said:
JaniSIr said:
At first I was gonna say Violet Evergarden, but then I realized humans suck, so Yosuga no Sora.
normal humans with morals won't understand the greatness of yosuga no sora.
Oh no, Yosuga no Sora is a legit good show, specifically because it doesn't glorify the subject, despite being rather explicit about it.
But that doesn't make it any less painful to watch.
(Also the music is top tier.)
Jan 16, 3:30 PM

Offline
Aug 2019
648
Faxtual_Ghoul said:
Pick any of those Objective Masterpieces
Ergo Proxy
Haibane Renmei
Welcome to the NHK 
Phantom Requiem for a Phantom
Neon Genesis Evangelion 
Monster 
Parasyte 
Berserk (1997) 
Princess Mononoke 
Hunter x Hunter (2011)
Serial Lain Experiment 
Shinsekai Yori
Madoka Magica
Kaguya hime Monogatari
Fruits Basket
Place further than the Universe
Yagate Kimi Ni Naru
Kubikiri cycle
Monogatari series
Medaka Box
Kubikiri Cycle
Katanagatari
Angel's Egg
Maquia
Perfect Blue
Paprika
Baccano
Ghost in the Shell
Aria
Yokohama
3-Gatsu no lion
Kino no Tabi
Nausicaa: Valley of the wind
Princess Tutu
Revolutionary Girl Utena
Ashita no Joe
Tatami Galaxy
Texhnolyze
Psycho Pass
Wind Rises
Kiki's Delivery Service
Houseki no kuni
Rose of Versailles
FLCL
Samurai Shamploo
Gintama
Fantastic Children
Cosette no Shouzou
Belladonna of Sadness
Jin-Rou
Gasaraki
Kemonozume
Princess Knight
Sky Crawlers
Hajime no Ippo
Aoi Bungaku Series
Saraiya Goyou
Hyouge Mono
Gankutatsuou
Argento Soma
Planetes
Paranoia Agent
Boogiepop Phantom
Nana
Millennium Actress
Kaiji


And most relevant one- Legend of the Galactic Heroes

These are some series that can alter a person's life forever and probably bring peace and progress in humanity
Unfortunately, not everyone can comprehend such greatness

Damn! This is a great list! For some reason, I was looking for "Planetes" in particular, wondering if it'd even be on the list and lo and behold it's there towards the bottom. I think there's only two that I'm seeing so far that I'd pass on, but for the most part, I'm seeing series and nodding my head in agreement (and I'm pleasantly surprised that "House of Five Leaves" is included). I'm proud of myself that I've seen a number of these (or plan to in regards to a couple), but there are a few series that I don't recognize and will have to look into.
| |
Jan 16, 4:55 PM

Offline
Oct 2017
1081
Yu-Gi-Oh 5D's to gaslight executives into making card games on motorcycles real 
This shitty post was brought to you by me Chloe a fucking idiot who does nerdy shit online and wastes her fucking life.
Jan 16, 4:59 PM

Offline
Jan 2023
1
Definitely School Days. Torture people at first sight and leave them traumatized! :D تجربة أنمي School Days الآن شبه حقيقية............ - شبكة أنمي ماستر |  أخبار الأنمي، مراجعات ومقالات
Pages (2) [1] 2 »

More topics from this board

» It's a crime for Ecchi Anime to have Western Toilet

Dragevard - 3 hours ago

16 by Nemo_Niemand »»
4 minutes ago

» Anime for people who hate Japan

Ahegyao - Feb 1

23 by Gray_Angus »»
6 minutes ago

» What are some anime that are weirdly rated? (Age-wise)

ADPie2008 - Dec 24, 2022

33 by 1ncoley »»
8 minutes ago

Poll: » what type of anime fans you hate ( 1 2 )

nishant0 - Yesterday

62 by kusairo »»
18 minutes ago

» Is anime too perverted? ( 1 2 )

skapuppet - Yesterday

62 by 1ncoley »»
25 minutes ago