What was your first anime?

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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby MomentOfInertia » Fri Feb 14, 2014 9:43 am

First anime:
Uh, I'm not sure Could have been Pokemon, Megaman, One of the other Saturday morning shows of the late 90s. Could have been Princess Mononke. Could have been the Dragon Ball (Z?) movie that we rented that one time we had some cousins over. Ah the blurry past that was my youth.

First anime I watched as an Anime:
Naruto or Digimon. I watched Digimon first but I'm not sure on how clear I was on what it was.

And to add something new to the thread.

Last anime:
I watched some Kill La Kill last week.

Last anime finished:
Trigun: Badlands Rumble, or Attack on Titian. (depending on weather or not you want to count a movie)
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby AngelicTotoro » Sat Feb 15, 2014 5:54 pm

Hm, my first was either Fruits Basket or Angelic Layer. I can't remember nowadays. xD (love both)

Last anime I watched was Ergo Proxy. tbh it was a lot darker then I thought it was going to be, I mean I liked it okay, it just was so messed up by the end. :b
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby PandaPop » Sat Feb 15, 2014 6:33 pm

Not knowing it was anime: Sailor Moon or Pokémon, not really sure now.
Knowing it was anime: Neon Genesis Evangelion, I still remember staying up late, waiting for everyone to be done with the family computer, so I could watch it.
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby Troy » Sun Feb 16, 2014 8:16 am

Pokémon I believe
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby faithb4sight » Sat Feb 22, 2014 11:59 am

Pokémon, but I wasn't aware at the time that it was anime. Ah, Pokémon. Still makes me happy. If anyone likes the originals, give the new XY series a try. I was very impressed recently when I watch an episode.

First anime movie was Spirited Away, though again not sure I knew what anime was then, either.

First manga series was Inuyasha (picked up the first few books from the library on a whim). I think I started to watch the anime afterwards so that was my first official anime. :) Followed by Fruits Basket and FMA (original). Good times.
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby twistedfairytale45 » Sat Feb 22, 2014 8:31 pm

Well, first anime movie was Castle in the Sky. First show was Mega Man(the newish one, not the little little kids one) but I didn't know it was anime. After that I grew up listening my sisters trying to explain Naruto and Bleach(and peeking at the screen when they weren't watching me XD) but the first REAL anime I watched was D.N. Angel.
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby marro1 » Sun Mar 02, 2014 10:53 am

I watched Avatr: The Last Airbender when I was really little, along with Naruto. But what really got me into anime was Soul Eater.
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby Jonathan » Sun Mar 02, 2014 4:12 pm

For me it was the English Dub of Pokemon back in the Late 90's.
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby dragonzatch » Mon Mar 03, 2014 1:29 pm

My first anime was Pokemon, not entirely aware it was anime, then a Naruto movie, again not entirely aware it was anime...then there came Deltora Quest on The Hub, which I knew was anime. By the time I was ten I was a full-fledged fan with Fullmetal Alchemist and Sgt. Frog.
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby jmark » Tue Mar 18, 2014 6:02 pm

Mine was Sailor Moon when it aired on the WB. Well, technically it was probably Superbook but I was so little I didn't know what Japan was. : /
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby LastLfan » Tue Mar 18, 2014 7:02 pm

I'm making sure my little brother knows abou the glorious show japan has given us, he's only 4 so i haven't shown him any anime, just what he's seen over my shoulder(thank goodness i was watching going home club and not AoT) but he loves power rangers(i totally got him hooked) so I have shown him bits and pieces of the original japanese version. So he definetely knows what japan is and that they speak a totally different language XD as soon as my parents give the okay I'll show him Yu-Gi-Oh! Pokemon and whatever else i can find. I wish i had someone like me growing up :p
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby Mullet Death » Thu Mar 20, 2014 5:58 pm

My memory is terrible, so I really have no idea what my first anime was, nor indeed what my first conscious exposure to Japanese entertainment was, but I used to really be into early Power Rangers shows, and my first anime were probably Digimon and Pokemon. The first anime that really had me hooked as an adult was the Durarara dub on Adult Swim.
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby Aven » Thu Mar 27, 2014 8:45 am

I believe Death Note was the first MANGA I read. I didn't get into the Anime. I believe my first ANIME was Shingeki no Kyojin/Attack on Titan.
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby For_Him » Thu May 01, 2014 10:46 pm

My Neighbor Totoro was officially the first anime I ever watched, but Dragonball Z got me hooked!
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby Kilvakar » Tue May 13, 2014 4:11 pm

First anime for me was the original Full Metal Alchemist series. I loved the dramatic storyline and loveable characters. Shortly after, I started watching Bleach, probably my favorite series of all time!
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby kerhin » Thu May 15, 2014 12:33 am

Most likely dbz or pokemon. But the first anime I watched while aware it was an anime was Naruto.
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby spark300c » Mon May 26, 2014 11:00 am

frist anime series that I can name is Samurai Pizza cats.
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby scribbledreamer » Tue May 27, 2014 7:43 pm

I was shown a couple of episodes of Lucky Star beforehand, but the first series I watched was Clannad.
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby Danderson » Mon Jun 02, 2014 3:47 pm

Believe it or not, one of the old "Christian" anime series: Superbook and Flying House (english dub)
I didn't know either of them were anime though.

The first one that i knew was anime was Sonic X....
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby SincerelyAnomymous » Sat Jun 07, 2014 4:52 pm

I was actually a fan of Superbook and/or Flying House at the time, though didn't know they were anime. First one I actually knew was anime was Dragonball Z.
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby AnaniAnime » Sat Jun 07, 2014 5:15 pm

My first one was Fruits Basket :P
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby Will » Mon Jun 09, 2014 11:46 am

My first anime that I watched was Pokemon.
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby FourFourSeven » Mon Jun 09, 2014 12:32 pm

When I was younger, I was able to see only a few anime movies, but only if I was lucky enough to stumble across them. However, I never actually attributed them as being anime, just some REALLY awesome cartoons.

But, the one that really got me hooked was Love Hina.
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby Thunderscream872 » Tue Jun 10, 2014 2:28 pm

Transformers Armada was my first, but I didn't think of it as an anime, just another cartoon. Didn't really connect it with Pokémon, G Gundam, DBZ, or the other anime on at the time.

Later on I watched Death Note and then FMA (2003), after that I was hook and went looking up different animes like crazy.
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby Ryosuke » Thu Jul 24, 2014 11:01 pm

Rurouni Kenshin... I loved this so much that after watching the fist season that I scoured the internet and found a text translation of the entire manga series and read it at least 3 times, netflix-ed it several times AND read the manga online

oh wait... technically pokemon was the first obsession... *shrugs*
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby Jesus15Freak » Sun Jul 27, 2014 9:53 pm

My first anime was Dragon Ball. My dad wanted to share a tv show that he watched when he was my age and it actually got me hooked!
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby nln_rose » Mon Aug 04, 2014 9:22 pm

Speed Racer. my dad showed this to me, and honestly i didn't even know it was an anime until after i'd seen the live action movie. the first one i ever watched all the way through was Fruit's Basket.
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby MunSung » Sun Aug 17, 2014 1:46 am

Other than Pokemon as a kid the first one was inuyasha late at night in 2007
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby GeassGirl222 » Sun Aug 24, 2014 9:59 am

Angel Beats!

I loved it, and ever since then I've been hooked. :)
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Re: What was your first anime?

Postby artisticDreamer » Wed Nov 26, 2014 9:44 am

I watched Astro Boy and Bakugan without knowing it was anime as a little kid.
The first thing I watched that I knew was anime was SAO.
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