What anime did you all start out on?

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Postby Rini210 » Sun Aug 11, 2002 9:08 pm

Sailor Moon, Pokemon, and Dragon Ball Z!!

I really only got into anime a few years ago (but then again, I'm pretty young) But those were like, the coolest cartoons in the world! I still like Sailor Moon.. but now I hate DBZ... and Pokemon's lost most of its goodness..

After Toonami the 'real' anime's that got me obsesed were anything by Rumiko Takahashi *especially* Ranma 1/2!

I still watch Toonami sometimes though. Really, I'm just curious on Hamtaro.. those hampsters are sooo cute!
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Postby Squall3X » Sun Aug 11, 2002 9:16 pm

Hey Rini210. That shit shouldn't even be considered anime! Sailor moon, Pokemon, its all shit. DBZ is ok that was ONE of my first anime's. But my very first was Gigantor. Yup. A very old anime.
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Postby Mroni » Sun Aug 11, 2002 10:15 pm

Hey squall Dbz is about on the same level as Pokemon and sailor moon I hate to say is more closer to anime than Dbz because it has cute chicks with big eyes in it. I will withhold judgement on you because you like classic anime but Dbz is by no means classic and it belongs in the 5 to 8 category same as pokemon.

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Postby Moogle_D » Mon Aug 12, 2002 1:40 am

cowboy bebop is what really immersed me but i remember watchin dragon ball along some other stuff
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Postby Neptune L`amour » Mon Aug 12, 2002 5:28 am

I remember way back in the day, when I was still lugging around my favorite teddy bear my Uncle Jake got me watching some Gundam. Don't remember which Gundam exactly (most likely Stardust Memories.) I just remember big, shiny robots beating the shit out of each other ^_^. Thankfully my uncle pointed out the differences between anime and cartoons then, thought I didn't really understand it up until a few years ago.

Course I knew the base differences, Ninja Scroll and Akira we're both anime, and Batman and such we’re cartoons, I knew that much.

Anyway I was hooked then but there we're stepping stones to get to where I am now. First it was Gundam at Jake's. Then it was Dragonball and Samurai Pizza Cats waaaayyy back when on Fox. After that it was Ninja Scroll (watched it because I was told not to).Then it was the Patlabor movie at Jake's. Then a rental of Akira from the local video store. For a short time it was Sailor Moon on USA in the early mornings. Then whatever they would show on Toonami (Sailor Moon, DBZ, Cardcaptors, Tenchi, Ronin Warriors, Outlaw Star, Gundam Wing, Big O, Blue Submarine No.6, anything and everything. On a side note though Uncle Jake sad hooked me up with some fan subbed Gundam Wing and GW: Endless Waltz before they aired on CN). Somewhat more recently Evangelion, a few episodes of Escaflone (not the crap they showed on Fox the real deal), Digimon (I love them mon's) and most recently I rented the first three episodes of the Patlabor OVAs and the first four eps of The Irresponsible Captain Tylor.

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Postby Neptune L`amour » Mon Aug 12, 2002 5:29 am

Forgot to mention Cowboy Bebop, Yu Yu Hakusho and Pilot Candidate off Adult Swim. Bebop is the only one of those I've really gotten into through.
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Postby kthulhu » Mon Aug 12, 2002 6:24 am

I think I saw some Gundam WAYYYY back in the day at my grandma's house, when I was like 2 or 3.

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Postby Petro » Mon Aug 12, 2002 11:46 am

A friend loaned me Slayers, Slayers NEXT, and Slayers TRY - I watched it all non-stop (well, okay, a few episodes a day) and by the time I was done, I was hooked! ^_^
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Postby BigshotSpike » Mon Aug 12, 2002 1:53 pm

The first anime I watched and got into was Robotech on Toonami. I fell in love with that show from the first time I watched it.

The first anime I bought (a few months later) was the second Yu Yu Hakusho movie, Poltergeist Report I think it was called. It was only 9.99 at Electronic Boutique so I picked it up (plus the cover art struck me).
I remember being completely blown away by this movie. Everytime I had friends over I'd force them to watch it ^__^

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Postby DiemondDagger » Mon Aug 12, 2002 3:55 pm

Rini210 wrote:I still watch Toonami sometimes though. Really, I'm just curious on Hamtaro.. those hampsters are sooo cute!

My hamsters cuter. :lol:

I grew up on Pokemon, DBZ, DragonBall, Samurai Pizza Cats, Sailor Moon.
Actually I still watch all of those shows. ^_^
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Postby bloodyfang » Mon Aug 12, 2002 5:07 pm

I first started to watch anime when i was about 9 or 10 i think.

I jsut know it was back when Sci-Fi was still showin anime movie's

First two i ever saw were....uhh Demon City Shinjuku (my first and still current fav.) and Tenchi Muyo in Love
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Postby The_Digital_Phoenix » Mon Aug 12, 2002 8:02 pm

Well if you count the 80's when I was in the larvle stage then Voltron would be my first.

But, I thought it was American made.

So my first anime really was Digimon.

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Postby jbone » Mon Aug 12, 2002 9:11 pm

Voltron was made in Japan, then was heavily rewritten for an American audience.
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Postby MistyCaldwell » Mon Aug 12, 2002 9:43 pm

I'm not afraid to admit I watch Hamutaro. It's just so cute....if I am able to watch Panyo Panyo Di Gi Charat, I can withstand the little hamsters any day.

But I've seen Mermaid Scar, Crying Freeman, Doomed Megalopolis(er..sp?, and nearly all the commercial titles with 'ninja' in the beginning, so it's not like I *only* watch anime designed for grade schoolers :)

First anime I watched that I deliberately knew was anime was Tenchi the 1st movie. All the anime I saw as a kid from DB to Kimba and the movie the Enchanted Journey were all just cartoons to me back then.

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