Ten Anime Series You Should See Before You Die. First off I’d just like to say a huge thank you to everyone that read my list of ten anime films you should see before you die—the response has been phenomenal—not just the number of people who read it, but also those who took the time out to get involved in the following discussion.
Some people loved my selections, some people thought I was well off the mark, but it was clear that there was no way I was going to be able to avoid putting together another list, this time of TV series. It has been a far harder list to compile. Not only because of the vast selection to choose from, but also because I knew from the start that I would be leaving out some shows that a lot of people hold very dear.
As such, I hope that at least some of you will read the next paragraph first before scrolling down the list to see what is missing and getting upset. Cowboy Bebop (1998) - 26 episodes Paranoia Agent (2004) - 13 episodes. Anime Movie Guide. Movie Count: 63 Do you have feedback, questions, movie suggestions or review copy offers? You can contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org *protected email* I’ve spent more time than I care to think about watching anime movies in my life thus far.
I’ve seen both astoundingly spectacular and horrifically terrible anime movies. To ease the navigation of this guide, here are some anchor links to take you straight to the individual studios: Studio Ghibli | Studio Madhouse | Katsuhiro Otomo | Production I.G. | Makoto Shinkai Shinji Aramaki | Fumihiko Sori | Keiichi Hara | A-1 | Tin House | Studio 4°C | Bones | Brain’s Base Gainax | Shaft | AIT | Square Enix | Gonzo Pre-Ghibli Studio Ghibli was officially formed in 1985. Hayao Miyazaki Lupin III: Castle of Cagliostro (1979) Rupan Sansei: Kariosutoro no Shiro (ルパン三世 カリオストロの城) A random anime-series film that just so happens to have been co-written and directed by Hayao Miyazaki. Isao Takahata. Top 10 Best Written Anime. Movies and TV Japanese animation has become a boom industry in the western world in the last 15 years.
Starting with Akira in the late 80′s, through to the huge anime conventions of today, it has gone from being solely the domain of young children, to capture the imagination of people of all ages and backgrounds. This list comprises the top ten most well written anime, the literature of anime, if you will. A lot of anime is about schoolgirls. Schoolgirls with robots, schoolgirls with psychic powers, or just naughty schoolgirls. The impossibly good-natured Tohru Honda meets the mysterious Sohmas, a family with a terrible curse hanging over their heads.
The buddy flick has long been a staple of modern cinema, but combine that with a hiphop soundtrack and some awesome samurai action, and you have a stylish and action packed series that throws historical accuracy out the window. The catalyst for the anime boom, Akira was a calling card for the possibility of animation as an artform.
Ten Anime Films You Should See Before You Die. One of the most surprising, and gratifying, things that has happened since I started my blog, Tim Maughan Books, a year or so ago is the positive feedback I’ve had for the anime reviews—especially from people I know are far from being massive fanboys like myself.
It’s gratifying because its part of the reason I started writing them; to try and introduce the medium to people who had never really indulged in it all, at least not past perhaps watching Spirited Away with their kids. The problem is, once you’ve had your first taste, where do you go next? Type ‘anime’ into Google and the results are bewildering, and without a little bit of guidance and a quality filter finding something to watch can be a daunting task. There’s a lot of shit out there, plus a lot of stuff that isn’t really meant for you…unless you’re a ADHD stricken 12 year old emo-ninja-obsessed boy that refuses to eat anything except Pocky and instant Ramen. Akira (1988) Ghost in the Shell (1995)
AC’s Top 20 Anime of the Decade » Behind The Nihon Review. This has been a decade of mixed reactions for some people.
A handful may see it as a period of renaissance, paying tributes to giant robots and classic mecha of the 80s and 90s in the form of instances such as Tengen-Toppa Gurren Lagann and Gundam SEED. Others see it as the period of the rise of subcultures, and the saturation of genres created as groundwork from previous decades. I see it simply as a decade of wonderful anime titles, most of them contributing to my all-time best list. Without further ado, here’s my list of 20 best anime this decade has to offer. NOTE: The decade is defined as the period from 2000 to 2009, and the titles for this list are chosen based on those that began within the year 2000. 20. 19. 18. 17. 16. 15. 14. 13. 12. 11. 10. 9.