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ITT: Your first anime

Taro the dragon boy for me. I was like 6 when I watched it.
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Moomin
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Bleach. I still love it don't you guys?
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Gurren Lagan is so random xD
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speed racer, I guess.
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I am not sure whether it was Grendizer ,Getter Robot or Captain Tsubasa. They started broadcasting about the same time.
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Voltron.
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The Original Vampire Hunter D
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technically DBZ. besides that... Dual! Parallel Trouble Adventure.
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Superbook & Flying House
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SDF macross
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Sailor Moon.
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Captain fucking Tsubasa.
I miss so much those 5km long stadiums...
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Grendizer and Sailor Moon
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El-Hazard, Magic User's Club
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Probably Sailor Moon, go swedish dub!
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>>10057934
Fuck yeah I'm gonna supershot your supershot
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my neighbor totoro or dragonball z, i am not sure which showed up first
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Ranma 1/2. Akane smashing Ranma with a table was a clincher.
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Probably DBZ or Pokemon.
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If we're including Shit We Didn't Know Was Anime, probably Maya the Bee, the Noozles or one of those other Jap cartoons they showed on Nickelodeon in the 80s.
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http://youtube.com/watch?v=otv28eZYmb8
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Moomin. But I didn't know it was anime at the time. My second was Akira.
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Probably Totoro. First TV series I watched all the way through was Bebop.
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tao tao. i didn't know that was anime...
then came moomins, and my sister made me watch silver fang when I was about 4. last episodes - and they weren't even uncut - traumatized me.
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Like most people born in 1989, we matured to the point of watching TV stations with anime on them juuust about when Sailor Moon appeared on them. So, yes.
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>>10058016
Maya the Bee was anime? Fuck.

Otherwise, knowingly, Cowboy Bebop.
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>>10058154
>>10058127
>>10058016
You people are epic
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>>10058173
I fapped wildly to Sailor Moon =D
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>>10058190
>=D
sage motherfucker

pic is sadly unrelated
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I have no idea. Something with space pirates, but I don't recall anything else since I was 5 or six at the time.

Then I moved from America to Thailand and almost every cartoon on TV was animu. Stuff that was on all the time were Doraemon and Ikkyusan. I think they still show those over there even now.
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Doraemon
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Are movies acceptable?
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...and nothing's topped it since.
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Zettai Muteki Raijin-Oh
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I forget does 'The Top Striker' count as an anime? If not, the very first thing I ever saw that came outta Japan was 3x3 Eyes.
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heidi
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CAN YOU FEEL THE THUNDER INSIIIIIIIIIIDE?
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Not exactly what I watched but its one of my firsts.

The other first was GITS.
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It probably wasn't my very first, but the first I remember was the Guyver OVA. I was probably 4 at the time, and my brother was in high school and had awesome taste in anime.
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Dragonball, or maybe macross, or thundercats? i dunno which came first.
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This was the best fucking thing ever for a boy aged 6 or so. Yes I am old enough to remember it (early 1970's). I also had the hots for Neptina. :P
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First one I watched: Speed Racer
First one I watch knowing it was anime: Black Jack OVA
First one I downloaded: Gun x Sword
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Silverfang.
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LOL SAILOR MOON
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The first anime I watched that I watched as a anime instead of a a cartoon would be Eva. The first anime I saw would be either pokemon or some old anime movie.

I'm 18 btw.
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probably doromon or saint seiyaa however u spell it
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I was probably about 8 when I watched Akira on late night SBS (Melbourne-fag here).

I remember certain scenes vividly...
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>>10059036
First I downloaded was The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya iirc.
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GIAAAAGANNNNTOOOOOOOO

GIGANTO THE GIANT ROBOT!
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>>10058374
Aw, I remember watching that as a kid on Nick Jr., too bad it suddenly disappeared one day. My favorite was the spoiled prince turned pauper turned hero episode.
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Probably Sailormoon or DBZ, then got hooked to Wataru.
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Serial Experiments Lain
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Flame of Recca
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AstroBoy, in the 60's, when anime was good.
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>>10059145
anime was never good.
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Starblazers. (star battleship yamato)
closely followed by tank police
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Ginga Nagareboshi Gin, fucking made of win.
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Moomins.
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first anime?
LOVE fuking HINA.
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Ninja Robots.

Or maybe Speed Racer. One of the two.
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Speed "fuckin'" Racer
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doraemon
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Probably Pokemon.

And then DBZ and Sailor Moon.
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Yaiba
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Mine was Jesus: The Anime

Jesus is GAR
Moses is comic relief
Mary is tsundere for Jesus
Pharaoh is......
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>>10059457

On the second thought, probably Speed Racer.
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Like many people I grew up with, Pokemon.
That was my first porn search too.
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Saint Seya (4 years old IIRC), then CCS and Sailor Moon.

After that it was DBZ, Rarouni Kenshin, Pokemon, InuYasha and Digimon (I was 7 at the time).

In that order. If I'm not wrong, I saw Patlabor ans Shaman King after the others, then tryed downloading Naruto when it was still new, and now I watch whatever /a/ says is win and/or fail.
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I actually have no idea what it was fucking called. I saw it on the Sci-Fi channel when I was like 7, right after my family moved to the states. It involved a couple of chicks and maybe one dude stranded in space, or something? It was a movie or OVA, because I remember it being short. Its pretty vague in my mind, but I am certain that was my first, it kept me up late watching the Sci-Fi channel for anime after that.

The one that really hooked me in though was Macross, or the first portion of Robotech as it was aired on the original Toonami.
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Robotech and Transformers
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>>10057928
I love you.
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Mum made me watch Grendizer when i was a kid. Then it was transformers with my brother then i think it was Pokemon a few years later.
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Sailor Moon or something transfomer related, back when I was a little kid. But I didn't even realise it was anime. Then I watched some Miyazaki.
My first (relatively) non-mainstream anime was Hellsing by GONZO.
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Samurai Pizza Cats.... really liked the show ^^
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>>10059623

English dub wasn't actually bad.
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Genmu Senki Leda.
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pokemon or outlaw star
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>>10059623
In regards to everyone referencing Samurai Pizza Cats, Voltron, Speed Racer, etc. I wonder how many people actually knew they were watching something Japanese when they saw these first. I sure didn't, and when I posted my first anime in this thread I didn't even think about those.
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first that i watched as a cartoon - voltron, sabre riders, robotech. i knew they were from japan but aside from that they were just usual saturday morning fare.

first that i watched as anime - ghost in the shell (movie) closely followed by akira. first series would be serial experiements lain.
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Lucky star
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pokemon
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>>10057880
FUCK YEAH MOOMIN.
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Dragonball or Sailormoon probably
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LOVE & PEACE
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Flame of Recca.

Best Fuko ever
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no, the irony's not lost on me
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GRENDIZER!!!!!
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>>10059795
Most people did not, then again cartoons wasn't serious business back when you were a kid, 20 years later on the other hand...
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Porco Rosso or Moomin.
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>>10061478
Your first anime was Girlfriend of Steel?
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Something called "Life Melody". Basically "The Sound of Music" in animu form.
In Arabic.
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Starvengers - or its real name - Getter Robo.

Great times.
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>>10061651
http://www.bandaivisual.co.jp/kidstop/meisaku/trapp/trapp.html
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nausicaa of the valley of the wind. First, and best
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>>10057856
honestly the 1st anime i saw was La blue girl. and the second one i saw was legend of the overfeind. then gyver then i was hooked ever sence.
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Voltron. Adventures of the Little Koala. Noozels. The Little Bits. Grimm's Fairy Tales. Samurai Pizza Cats. DBZ. Twilight of the Cockroaches. Gigantor. G-Force. Robot Carnival. Speed Racer. Vampire Hunter D. Sailor Moon. Akira. Demon City Shinjuku. Project Ako. Casshan Robot Hunter.
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>>10061694

YES.
YES.
THAT.
EXACTLY THAT.
I still have the videotape somehow, but I don't think it'll work.
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PIROTESSSSSSSSSSSSS
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Either Maya the Bee or Heidi, followed by Captain Tsubasa and Versailles no Bara (screw the localized name, I can't be arsed to find the actual title as of now).

Damn it, just the thought that I've have been brought up with anime since I was practically in diapers makes me feel all funny.
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I watched Astroboy and Mazinger Z reruns as a kid. Also, Starzinger.
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Unico in the Island of Magic

That shit was scary.
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this
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DBZ FTW!
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Magical Princess Minky Momo, youngfags.
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Minifée.

I actually cried like a... well, a little crybaby when I saw the last episode.
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Mazinger Z, on tv. 1982
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NGE is the first that counted when I was 12
before that was random stuff on TV (korean TV)
like Slayers, Sailormoonz, Grangjo, saint tail, etc. but I was like 7 years old
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>>10061765
Live-eviL si actually subbing that at the moment, although they're only on ep 6 so far, seen it on TT every now and then



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