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And how can I be one too?

I've been working on making a large recommendation chart however it was becoming apparent there are still many notable and influential series' I want to check out before making anything with permanent form. So instead I have devised a list of 100 anime that showcase the best that anime has to offer where regular recommendations tend to fail. While quality is very much important I also wanted to include a focus of unique and influential titles from the anime scene as well as a large distribution of genres, age and running lengths, catering to all kinds of fans as well.


Full List
  • Ashita no Joe
    Mawaru Penguindrum
    Revolutionary Girl Utena
    Aria the Animation
    Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu
    Steins;Gate
    Kill la Kill
    Neon Genesis Evangelion
    Full Metal Alchemist Brotherhood
    The Tatami Galaxy
    Princess Tutu
    Monster
    Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagaan
    Versailles no Bara
    Top wo Nerae!
    Mushishi
    Chihayafuru
    Katanagatari
    Shinsekai Yori
    Psycho Pass
    Bakuman
    Ping Pong the Animation
    Macross
    K-On!
    Cowboy Bebop
    Shirobako
    Spice and Wolf
    Ghost in the Shell
    Higurashi no naku koro ni
    Welcome to the NHK
    Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu
    Puella magi Madoka Magica
    Bakemonogatari
    Shiki
    Samurai Champloo
    Mononoke
    Uchouten Kazoku
    Kenpuu Denki Berserk
    Nana
    Card Captor Sakura
    Wolf's Rain
    Serial Experiments Lain
    Natsume Yuujinchou
    Made in Abyss
    Samurai Flamenco
    Akagi
    One Outs
    Usagi Drop
    Uchuu Kyoudai
    Amanchu
    Sayonara Zetsubou-sensei
    Hanasaku Iroha
    Flip Flappers
    Perrine Monogatari
    Mob Psycho 100
    Tiger & Bunny
    Durarara
    Slam Dunk
    Skip Beat
    Baccano
    Jojo's bizarre adventure
    Giant Gorg
    Hajime no Ippo
    Nodame Cantible
    Oniisama e
    Kareshi Kanojo no Jijou
    Great Teacher Onizuka
    Heartcatch Precure
    Kyousou Giga
    Hyouka
    Girls und Panzer
    Deathnote
    Jinrui wa Suitai Shimashita
    Toradora
    Tsuritama
    Haruhi Suzumiya no Yuuutsu
    Saishuu Heiki Kanojo
    Martian Successor Nadesico
    Bamboo Blade
    Phi-Brain
    Gintama
    So Ra No Wo To
    Arakawa under the Bridge
    Barakamon
    Danshi kokousei no Nichijou
    Nichijou
    Tokyo Magnitude 8.0
    Nichijou
    Gosick
    Ima, Soku ni Iru Boku
    Clannad
    One Punch Man
    Haikyuu
    Princess Jellyfish
    Yurikuma Arashi
    Hidamari Sketch
    Gekkan shoujo Nozaki-kun
    Mahoromatic
    Fate/Zero
    Future boy Conan
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Green Platinum wrote:

And how can I be one too?

I've been working on making a large recommendation chart however it was becoming apparent there are still many notable and influential series' I want to check out before making anything with permanent form. So instead I have devised a list of 100 anime that showcase the best that anime has to offer where regular recommendations tend to fail. While quality is very much important I also wanted to include a focus of unique and influential titles from the anime scene as well as a large distribution of genres, age and running lengths, catering to all kinds of fans as well.


Full List
  • Ashita no Joe
    Mawaru Penguindrum
    Revolutionary Girl Utena
    Aria the Animation
    Ginga Eiyuu Densetsu
    Steins;Gate
    Kill la Kill
    Neon Genesis Evangelion
    Full Metal Alchemist Brotherhood
    The Tatami Galaxy
    Princess Tutu
    Monster
    Tengen Toppa Gurren Lagaan
    Versailles no Bara
    Top wo Nerae!
    Mushishi
    Chihayafuru
    Katanagatari
    Shinsekai Yori
    Psycho Pass
    Bakuman
    Ping Pong the Animation
    Macross
    K-On!
    Cowboy Bebop
    Shirobako
    Spice and Wolf
    Ghost in the Shell
    Higurashi no naku koro ni
    Welcome to the NHK
    Showa Genroku Rakugo Shinjuu
    Puella magi Madoka Magica
    Bakemonogatari
    Shiki
    Samurai Champloo
    Mononoke
    Uchouten Kazoku
    Kenpuu Denki Berserk
    Nana
    Card Captor Sakura
    Wolf's Rain
    Serial Experiments Lain
    Natsume Yuujinchou
    Made in Abyss
    Samurai Flamenco
    Akagi
    One Outs
    Usagi Drop
    Uchuu Kyoudai
    Amanchu
    Sayonara Zetsubou-sensei
    Hanasaku Iroha
    Flip Flappers
    Perrine Monogatari
    Mob Psycho 100
    Tiger & Bunny
    Durarara
    Slam Dunk
    Skip Beat
    Baccano
    Jojo's bizarre adventure
    Giant Gorg
    Hajime no Ippo
    Nodame Cantible
    Oniisama e
    Kareshi Kanojo no Jijou
    Great Teacher Onizuka
    Heartcatch Precure
    Kyousou Giga
    Hyouka
    Girls und Panzer
    Deathnote
    Jinrui wa Suitai Shimashita
    Toradora
    Tsuritama
    Haruhi Suzumiya no Yuuutsu
    Saishuu Heiki Kanojo
    Martian Successor Nadesico
    Bamboo Blade
    Phi-Brain
    Gintama
    So Ra No Wo To
    Arakawa under the Bridge
    Barakamon
    Danshi kokousei no Nichijou
    Nichijou
    Tokyo Magnitude 8.0
    Nichijou
    Gosick
    Ima, Soku ni Iru Boku
    Clannad
    One Punch Man
    Haikyuu
    Princess Jellyfish
    Yurikuma Arashi
    Hidamari Sketch
    Gekkan shoujo Nozaki-kun
    Mahoromatic
    Fate/Zero
    Future boy Conan
woah this is so helpfull
I only watch 16% of this list and there still more ^^

Can't wait to search all this on the website
but this week i think i will go for stein;gate at the momment (no spoiler)
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I appreciate the fact that Flip Flappers is on that list, good on you my man.
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EneT wrote:

I appreciate the fact that Flip Flappers is on that list, good on you my man.
I could honestly see it getting replaced in the next couple of years if we get another sakuga darling like it though. Violet Evergarden (maybe if the trailer is anything to go off).

I actually think the last third or so is not that tight and just me getting to lesser known but highly regarded shows could see them all replaced. Stuff like Crest of the Stars, Grendizer, Rahxephon etc. I was considering putting stuff like VOTOMs, Hokuto no Ken, Ace wo Nerae and BECK in since I love what I have seen of them so far but decided to keep it to series' I have finished as well.
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I'd include last season's Houseki no Kuni in there too since it's one of the very, very few CG anime I've seen that are actually decent and the sakuga present in that show may remove the stigma people have towards CG anime. Don't quote on me that though since it is fairly new; I still haven't fully evaluated my thoughts on the show. For one, it's still unfinished but so are a couple of shows on your list and since you wanted to make a list full of unique anime that catered to many fans, I feel you should include at least one CG anime and Houseki no Kuni fits the bill.
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I don't mind the list, infact it could be rather helpful in some ways. but please do something about the title :(
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EneT wrote:

I'd include last season's Houseki no Kuni in there too since it's one of the very, very few CG anime I've seen that are actually decent and the sakuga present in that show may remove the stigma people have towards CG anime. Don't quote on me that though since it is fairly new; I still haven't fully evaluated my thoughts on the show. For one, it's still unfinished but so are a couple of shows on your list and since you wanted to make a list full of unique anime that catered to many fans, I feel you should include at least one CG anime and Houseki no Kuni fits the bill.
I've been talking with Railey about it and honestly I'm not as enthralled by it as some are. I'd rather call attention to the interesting mixed media presentation of Kuchuu Buranko instead which also missed out on the cut as well as much older shows.

deadbeat wrote:

I don't mind the list, infact it could be rather helpful in some ways. but please do something about the title :(
Why? It isn't much different from what some call me anyway. Thread was just for something to link to as a response for recommendation requests as long as it isn't deleted I don't care what happens to it..
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Green Platinum wrote:

deadbeat wrote:

I don't mind the list, infact it could be rather helpful in some ways. but please do something about the title :(
Why? It isn't much different from what some call me anyway. Thread was just for something to link to as a response for recommendation requests as long as it isn't deleted I don't care what happens to it..
They shouldn't be ._."
If it happens again, feel free to let me know.
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deadbeat wrote:

They shouldn't be ._."
If it happens again, feel free to let me know.
I know your incompetence firsthand. Not happening.
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I've only watched a few on your top 100
Full Metal Alchemist Brotherhood, K-On!, Slam Dunk, Hajime no Ippo, Great Teacher Onizuka, Hyouka, Deathnote, Toradora, Gekkan shoujo Nozaki-kun, One Punch Man, Fate/Zero
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akagi and one outs but no kaiji

OMEGARIP

edit: "danshi kokousei nijichou, tokyo magnitude, nichijou, nichijou"
ok:hand
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Kaiji is terrible compared to both them so it's a given.
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i liked akagi and one outs but for me kaiji was better than both of them. my reasoning is mainly that kaiji, compared to akagi and tokichi, is also likely to lose and not protected by any sort of plot armor. especially one outs is really close to what one punch man opts for "nobody wins, but i" is literally part of the title. i think already knowing that both of them are gonna win everytime takes away a lot of the atmosphere and makes it less realistic. also since the shows main game is always repeated it gets stale after a while while in kaiji the topic always changes WHILE still being explained in a better way than e.g. akagi. in akagi, as someone who doesn't play mahjong and never watched other mahjong animes or similar stuff, i didn't really understand all the rules after the short explanations at the beginning. in kaiji it was more clear to me and one could take part in thinking about solutions about the problem.
(don't get me wrong. both akagi and one outs are a 8/10 for me. it's just that to me kaiji is a 9/10 and i'm trying to explain why it's higher up for me.)
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mulraf wrote:

i liked akagi and one outs but for me kaiji was better than both of them. my reasoning is mainly that kaiji, compared to akagi and tokichi, is also likely to lose and not protected by any sort of plot armor. especially one outs is really close to what one punch man opts for "nobody wins, but i" is literally part of the title. i think already knowing that both of them are gonna win everytime takes away a lot of the atmosphere and makes it less realistic.
I wouldn't recommend any on the psychological battle aspect. Stakes are frequently way to high and honestly just makes Kaiji despair porn. You also essentially say Kaiji also ceases to be immersive on second watch at which point Kaiji would cease to even be a good anime for that.

mulraf wrote:

also since the shows main game is always repeated it gets stale after a while while in kaiji the topic always changes WHILE still being explained in a better way than e.g. akagi. in akagi, as someone who doesn't play mahjong and never watched other mahjong animes or similar stuff, i didn't really understand all the rules after the short explanations at the beginning. in kaiji it was more clear to me and one could take part in thinking about solutions about the problem.
Exactly why they are better. They are constantly forced to build on an established rule set and innovate by pushing them to their limits. Kaiji way too often just blind sights with stupid shit like the glass bridge, with an established rule set they can't do that while still introducing neat gimmicks like the glass tiles in Akagi.
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Green Platinum wrote:

I wouldn't recommend any on the psychological battle aspect. Stakes are frequently way to high and honestly just makes Kaiji despair porn.
oh you mean stuff like draining your blood until you die when you lose?

Green Platinum wrote:

You also essentially say Kaiji also ceases to be immersive on second watch at which point Kaiji would cease to even be a good anime for that.
good point. but wouldn't it be more like "it's worse on second watch" since i also like akagi and one outs even though their outcome is predictable? also the realism aspect wouldn't suffer on a second watch.

Green Platinum wrote:

Exactly why they are better. They are constantly forced to build on an established rule set and innovate by pushing them to their limits. Kaiji way too often just blind sights with stupid shit like the glass bridge, with an established rule set they can't do that while still introducing neat gimmicks like the glass tiles in Akagi.
i have to say you convinced me on this point. didn't see it in this perspective

well. all in all i just subjectively liked kaiji more and i know many people see it the same way. there are, in my opinion, reasons why one could like kaiji more, but i see your reasons as well and understand why you view it that way :x as i said i like both of them a lot so i would never think about discouraging someone from watching them, i just want to encourage people to give kaiji a try too, especially if they liked one of the other two. (and actually in my initial post i just thought you probably didn't watch kaiji since it's overall a pretty respected anime in the community and it's similar to akagi (and a bit to one outs))
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