This is my favorite anime. TV-PG Masako Ikeda, Fortunately, they were about a topic I could relate to, which made me continue watching until I hit the last two episodes (10, 11). Yûto Nakano, TV-14 Stars: Anyone reading this entry in the year 2015 or later must think I was living under a rock for putting this show on the list, because nowadays many people are talking about it or sharing pictures of it. Unless you’ve been living under a rock (and a massive boulder at that), you must know about Studio Ghibli. Once there, he discovers... See full summary », Stars: From Satoshi Kon, the man behind "Perfect Blue", "Tokyo Godfathers" and "Paprika", this is the best psychological anime you have ever seen. Makoto Shinkai is known for making breathtakingly gorgeous movies and in 2016, he created his magnum opus (well, at least for the time being). From Satoshi Kon, the man behind "Perfect Blue", "Tokyo Godfathers" and "Paprika", this is the best psychological anime you have ever seen. Chris Ayres, Kenji Fukui, I will not spoil what it was counting down to (I just realized it myself), but I rather hoped for more. Whacky comedy abounds in this fantastic parody of the superhero and shonen genre. I don't know a lot of people who watch or know much about anime but they all know who those 2 are. If than I Fa L. in i) desings will never be E same. The fighting, which is not even the core of the show, is nail-bitingly exciting. Akemi Kanda. Have we piqued your curiosity? Tiffany Grant, Oh, and we kid you not, the train that the characters travel in is called The Flying Pussyfoot. 24 min Animation, Action, Adventure, Fuu, a waitress who works in a teahouse, rescues two master swordsmen, Mugen and Jin, from their execution to help her find the "samurai who smells of sunflowers. Fans of Firefly, especially, should find it to their liking. At least for the moment. Wrong. Sure, it is mainly a show for children, but you will not feel dumb while watching it. Now then: TV-14 There is also a second season; it is not as good because it has only two games to play, but it is also a ton of fun to watch. The stories are heartwarming, and at times, heartrending, but they're always full of warmth and charm. Time-travel stories are fairly common in anime. Stars: TV-MA If you like the 80s-90s anime-aesthetics of straight-faced melodrama mixed with great animation and competent sound design, you should definitely watch this show,*Edit: At the time of writing (now 2014); I finally see the series getting some attention from around the internet - thanks also to its still entertaining and even more over the top sequel "Stardust Crusaders" - but I'll leave it on this list, just for the folks who might have missed it. Just keep in mind that Satoshi Kon likes to play with the notion of time, perception and reality: everything you are seeing on the screen is from the perspective of one of the various protagonists - unfortunately they are all insane. The story isn’t only told from various perspectives, but it is also told out of order, which makes piecing the story together incredibly gratifying and the viewing experience all the more fun. This show is perfect for this list: Not only is it imaginative and fun, but it is so unknown, that I had some trouble finding the right IMDB-entry. Here’s a few things; 1. I hope that this post manages to give the show some more well deserved attention. **Edit: Ok. Deku then starts his training and enrolls in the prestigious UA High, where he meets tons of heroes-in-training, faces real villains, and learns what it means to be a hero. Caitlin Glass, At first, I wanted to put this show, "the Tatami Galaxy", lower on the list. From afar, this looks like any samurai-adventure show you have seen, maybe with a more developed visual style. Tomoyuki Shimura. The anime has already created tons of new anime fans and it will probably continue to do so in the future. 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