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    What was your first anime?

    I mean, ever. I know that many of us won't be able to remember our first anime. For example, those who saw something by Studio Ghibli when they were too young to remember that. Nevertheless, I think we all have our first memories of anime.

    I do, but at the time I didn't actually know what anime is. They were just cartoons I saw. I watched a lot of Disney growing up and don't remember any anime films.

    I saw my first anime 21 years ago. I was thinking that I saw it after having played Pokémon Blue for quite a while, but actually it was the other way around. The games came about six months after the anime started airing.



    Those were the days! Like I said in the past, I never had any fancy channels growing up. There was Cartoon Network but that mostly broadcast Hanna-Barbera. Only those who were blessed with CNX enjoyed the likes of Dragon Ball Z, Escaflowne, Outlaw Star and Gundam. For me it was just Pokémon, Digimon and Zoids.

    How about you?

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    Well I'm gonna demonstrate how old I am by mentioning my very first foray into anime was Voltron (Or GoLion if you wan to refer it by it's japanese title)



    Of course, at the time, I didn't know it was anime, let alone that it was from Japan. I just thought it was another badass Saturday morning cartoon that I would watch involving animal mechs who combined into a bigger mech that wrecked shit with a cool sword. Damn, I even remember the dialouge that was said before they would form Voltron (Activate interlock, Dynotherms connected, Infocells up, megathrusters are go. GO VOLTRON FORCE).

    There was another one I used to watch that my parents once let me rent from our local video store. It was Mazinger Z but it got released at the time as Tranzor Z. I remember the idea of piloting a jet craft and then landing it on top of a robot to use to fight bad guys blew my mind at the time. More than anything, I remember that really goofy intro the most.


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    Voltron! Fuck yeah, man! Such a great anime.

    I'm in the same boat. Saturday Morning on KidsWB was where I first experienced anime.
    I can't pinpoint my first anime, but it was more than likely Pokémon.
    Though Yu-Gi-Oh, DBZ, and 4Kids One Piece were some of my first, too.
    And you best bet I still know the 4Kids One Piece rap by heart lol.
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    I knew Pokemon was Japanese because of the games. I don't think I knew it was anime until I started watching Toonami at (probably] too young of an age. (At around 13).


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    Speed Racer for me when I was 2/3 years old. My Dad's a fan so he'd put it on for me.

    "Out of the ground, raze all greenery with flame! Fire2!"
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    It deals with a demon virus that transforms people into freaky looking fuckers

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    Quote Originally Posted by Zemekis View Post
    Speed Racer for me when I was 2/3 years old. My Dad's a fan so he'd put it on for me.

    I think I'm in the same boat as Zemekis. I've always been in cars. I'm pretty sure my first anime was Speed Racer.

    I would say my first "modern" anime was Gundam Wing. I can remember being up late as a young kid at the neighbor's house on Friday nights. After the traditional American cartoons would play the first version of Toonami came on. I can distinctly remember being bored by Gundam Wing at that age lol. I can't remember what followed next, Digimon or Pokemon, but after that it was all down hill.

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    Nobody ever comments on how Speed kills a guy in that intro at 0:36
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    It deals with a demon virus that transforms people into freaky looking fuckers

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    A lot of people got murdered on that show.


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    Speed Racer is 100% a sociopath.


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    Can we just talk about how incredibly disappointing this movie was as a whole?

    You like the Mach 5? TOO BAD! Here is the Mach 6!

    You like the original style of road racing? HA! Here are crazy hot wheel tracks!

    The only redeeming part of the movie was in the middle when he actually raced the Mach 5.

    And as a car person, this entire scene makes me cringe...




    ...At least there were pretty colors?

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    What was your first anime?-speedracerlol-jpg

    That face is really cracking me up. This was a time when Japan was still trying to imitate western animation (for instance, Astro Boy) and the results were usually ugly as fuck. (Not gonna lie, lol.)

    It was the 1970s when they diverged into a style of their own, in my opinion. A few of my favourite '70s series...

    What was your first anime?-kw2c3q7-png

    What was your first anime?-cnjhpv9-png

    Actually, for this last one I'll give a video instead of a screenshot:


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