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  1. No clear favorite this year, but a lot of masterpieces with 7 - Hadashi no Gen 2 , Shounan Bakusouzoku , Tenkuu no Shiro Laputa , Sangokushi II: Amakakeru Otoko-tachi . I don't want to choose, so the winner will be the only series in the list which is Shounan Bakusouzoku . 1. Dragon Ball ドラゴンボール [1986-I] Toei Animation (Dropped 3/153) Tags: Shounen Martial Arts, Super Power Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy Gokuu Son is a young boy who lives in the woods all alone—that is
  2. Megazone 23 got a firm masterpiece score from me. Other masterpieces for me include Dirty Pair and Sangokushi (1985) . Great times begin from 1985 ! 1. Shoukoujo Sara 小公女セーラ [1985-I] Nippon Animation (Dropped 3/46) Tags: Shoujo Historical Drama, Slice of Life Sent to an all-girls boarding school due to her father's overseas job, Sarah Crewe is a promising young girl who excels both academically and socially in her new life in London. However, her world is turned upsi
  3. Only Kaze no Tani no Nausicaä gets a masterpiece score from me in 1984 1. Juusenki L-Gaim 重戦機エルガイム [1984-I] Sunrise (Dropped 5/54) Tags: Shounen Mecha, Space In the year 3990, the immortal Oldna Poseidal rules Pentagona, a war-torn solar system of five planets. Daba Myroad is a survivor of the Yaman Clan, just one of numerous native societies nearly wiped out by the tyrant. Living on the remote planet Koam with his friend Mirao Kyao, Daba possesses L-Gaim, a hum
  4. Jewelry Hearts Academia -We will wing wonder world- is automatically the winner. 1. Digimon Survive デジモンサヴァイブ [220727] HYDE, Inc. Takuma Momotsuka is a middle school student who attends a historical studies extracurricular activities camp during spring break. On the second day of camp, Takuma and other camp kids visit a shrine where a festival surrounding the local “Beast Gods” will be held. While exploring the shrine, he encounters a mysterious monster named Koromon.
  5. Did not expect to see Hadashi no Gen so early, but yeah, it's definitely a firm masterpiece and the winner, also only the second anime I rated as 8. However, I can call another anime within a year a masterpiece for the first time - and it's Time Slip Ichimannen: Prime Rose . Good times seem to be finally coming for anime ! 1. Seisenshi Dunbine Aura Battler Dunbine 聖戦士ダンバイン [1983-I] Sunrise (Dropped 7/49) Tags: Mecha Action, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy, Sci-Fi Shou Zama is an ordinary 18-ye
  6. Could not call anything a masterpiece in 1982, sadly. The anime I enjoyed the most is Sasuga no Sarutobi . Hopefully, highlighting it advances its translation . 1. Sentou Mecha Xabungle 戦闘メカザブングル [1982-I] Sunrise (Dropped 6/50) Tags: Shounen Mecha, Military Sci-Fi On the planet Zora exist two societies: the Innocent, an advanced culture that lives in domed cities, and the Civilians, who are forced to live in the harsh desert wilderness. As dictated by the Innocent
  7. I ended up with choosing just one title as masterpiece - Jarinko Chie - even though there were quite many titles close to that and also some titles without translation that could also fit my criteria otherwise 1. Kazoku Robinson Hyouryuuki: Fushigi na Shima no Flone The Swiss Family Robinson: Flone of the Mysterious Island 家族ロビンソン漂流記ふしぎな島のフローネ [1981-I] Nippon Animation (Dropped 3/50) Tags: Historical Adventure, Drama, Slice of Life 10-year-old Flone is a very active, tombo
  8. AI: Somnium Files - nirvanA Initiative and Yumahorome ~Toki o Tometa Yakata de Asu o Sagasu Maigo-tachi~ can be safely called masterpieces this month. 1. Eiga Go-toubun no Hanayome ~Kimi to Sugoshita Itsutsu no Omoide~ 映画 五等分の花嫁 ~君と過ごした五つの思い出~ [220602] MAGES. GAME The Quintessential Quintuplets the Movie: Five Memories of My Time with You features a multi-ending story that changes depending on which sister you confess your feelings to. It is every The Quintessential Quintuplets fan’s dream situation:
  9. Marked just one title as masterpiece in 1980 - Hi no Tori 2772: Ai no CosmoZone 1. Tom Sawyer no Bouken The Adventures of Tom Sawyer トム・ソーヤーの冒険 [1980-I] Nippon Animation (Dropped 3/49) Tags: Historical Adventure, Drama, Slice of Life Tom Sawyer is a young boy growing up along the Mississippi River in the mid 1800s. Along with his best friend Huckleberry Finn, he spends his days ditching school, fishing, climbing trees and having adventures.
  10. Alps no Shoujo Heidi (1979) is the only work I could rate as a borderline masterpiece in 1979 . 1. Akage no Anne Anne of Green Gables 赤毛のアン [1997-I] Nippon Animation (Dropped 3/50) Tags: Historical, Iyashikei Drama, Slice of Life Life isn't easy for Anne Shirley, an 11-year-old orphan with a vast imagination and a short temper. In a twist of fate, she gets taken into the Cuthbert house in Avonlea. The elderly occupants Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert were looking f
  11. Mirai Shounen Conan is the first anime that I'm rating as 8 - definite masterpiece. 1. Perrine Monogatari ペリーヌ物語 [1978-I] Nippon Animation (Dropped 3/53) Tags: Shoujo Historical Drama, Slice of Life Perrine travels across Europe with her mother, a photographer, in a cabin drawn by a donkey. They are heading to a small village in northern France, the home of Perrine's dead father. Perrine doesn't know that they are unwanted in the villag
  12. By kids travel series I rather mean kids travel genre since I can't call it any conventional genre. Only knew of Kino no Tabi beforehand, could not imagine there was a whole slice behind it. Never heard of World Masterpiece Theater before this retro race either.
  13. There are no masterpieces in 1977 for me. Among the 6s, Araiguma Rascal is my choice. 1. Time Bokan Series: Yatterman タイムボカンシリーズ ヤッターマン [1977-I] Tatsunoko Production (Dropped 3/22) Tags: Mecha Adventure, Comedy A mysterious gem called the "Skull Stone" is said to be able to reveal the location of the largest vein of gold in the world. This legend has entranced many people who wanted to get their hands on fame, power and wealth, including the trio of villain
  14. No masterpieces for me, but I'd like to highlight another slice-of-life old comedy Hana no Kakarichou . 1. Haha wo Tazunete Sanzenri 母をたずねて三千里 [1976-I] Nippon Animation (Dropped 3/52) Tags: Historical Adventure, Drama, Slice of Life Based on a short section of the novel Cuore by the Italian Edmondo de Amicis, Marco is a young boy living in Genoa, Italy, together with his father Pietro. But the family is not complete, for Marco`s mother left for Argentina
  15. According to late tradition there is only one release to compete for the game of the month and that's AMBITIOUS MISSION 1. Category I ~Shisenjou no Survivor~ カテゴリーI ~死線上のサバイバー~ Vol.1 [220526] Animal Herb Ten girls and boys died in explosion and regained consciousness in VR . It's not possible to prepare surgery for all of them , so they have to compete in "Infection game". There are three rounds of competition between two camps with winning side getting 100 points, plus points can be added or substracte
  16. Sadly, no masterpieces for me this year. But Shounen Tokugawa Ieyasu might be one if it was translated. 1. Flanders no Inu A Dog of Flanders フランダースの犬 [1975-I] Nippon Animation (Dropped 3/52) Tags: Historical, Pets, Visual Arts Drama, Slice of Life Nello Tarth is a poor but happy orphan who lives with his grandfather Jehan in a little village nearby Antwerp. Nello has a talent for drawing pictures and has been fascinated by it since he saw one of Rubens (a f
  17. Uchuu Senkan Yamato is innovative in many aspects. Pacing can sometimes be slow with it, but I enjoyed first season and looking forward to second and third ones. The only definite masterpiece for me in 1974 . 1. Alps no Shoujo Heidi アルプスの少女ハイジ [1974-I] Nippon Animation (Dropped 3/52) Tags: Historical, Iyashikei Drama, Slice of Life After becoming an orphan, Heidi is forced to live with her grandfather Öhi, who lives in the Alps. She learns he's a very bitte
  18. There are no masterpieces for me in 1973, but I rate Dororon Enma-kun higher than others. 1. Mazinger Z マジンガーZ [1973-I] Toei Animation (Dropped 3/92) Tags: Shounen Mecha Action, Drama, Sci-Fi The villainous Dr. Hell has amassed an army of mechanical beasts in his secret hideaway, the island of Bardos located in the Aegean Sea. He is capable of controlling mechanized beasts with his cane, and instructs them to unleash devastating attacks. However, Dr. Hell doesn'
  19. Dokonjou Gaeru is a great comedy series and the only masterpiece in 1972 for me. 1. Muumin (1972) ムーミン [1972-I] Mushi Production (Dropped 3/52) Tags: Adventure, Comedy, Fantasy, Slice of Life A remake of the 1969-70 Moomin series. This version is more closely based on the books by the Finnish illustrator and writer Tove Jansson. Can only say the same as of the original. Overall Rating: 5/10
  20. Ali Baba to 40-hiki no Touzoku is a memorable video with full translation, yet still not a masterpiece for me 1. Chingou Muchabee 珍豪ムチャ兵衛 [1971-II] Tatsunoko Production (Dropped 3/51) Tags: Adventure, Comedy A goofy comedy series with various stories featuring the same set of characters. Series is about a samurai warrior son who is dreaming of returning to castle in Edo, goes to more or less modern school and wets himself in the mornings, and
  21. There were several reasons for starting: 1. Found myself having free time and wasting it on restarting same RPGs over and over 2. I watched most of TV series in the genres that I liked, but usually skipped OVAs and such 3. Don't like keeping lists like vndb or mal, but keep forgetting about titles that I watched a decade ago and earlier 4. I'm asked sometimes about favorite anime, and it usually takes a lot of time to make a list 5. Sometimes I hear names of favorite titles that I recognize - titles from the genres that I don't usually watch, so I wanted to sample at least several ep
  22. There aren't masterpieces inside 1970 anime for me, but among scores of 6 I'd choose one that has a full English translation, and thus Cleopatra . 1. Attack No.1 アタックNo.1 [1970-I] Tokyo Movie Shinsha (Dropped 3/104) Tags: Shoujo Drama, Sports Kozue is a middleschool girl and enthusiastic volleyball player. Her dream is to play in the Japanese national volleyball team. During the series she makes it from the school district league up to the Japanese volleyba
  23. Since I don't like to make separate posts for small things , here are principles that anime list is based on - no anime for kids, no hentai, no anime with episodes under 10 minutes, no OVA that are recaps of series episodes or with length under 30 minutes, no boys love, no non-Japanese language anime. As for anime of the 1960s, Taiyou no Ouji: Horus no Daibouken is the only masterpiece for me in this period. 1. Tetsuwan Atom Astro Boy 鉄腕アトム [1961-I] Mushi Production (Dropped 4/193)
  24. Futamata Ren'ai is our only candidate/winner this month. 1. Uchi no Pet Jijou Vol. 1 ウチのペット事情 Vol.1 [220408] Animal Herb 1 Based on the doujinshi series of the same name, this visual novel puts you in the shoes of the protagonist, an unassuming college student who lives by himself. Life goes from ordinary to the extraordinary very quickly when you stumble upon a girl collapsed in front of your apartment building. What makes this even more unusual are the cat ears, tail and wings on her body. Not wanting to abandon her, you offer to take her home and offer her food. Whil
  25. It's becoming a tradition, but there's again just one candidate that fits to run for game of the month and wins by default - Unless Terminalia 1. Ai Kiss 3 アイキス3 [220325] Giga Arimori Gakuen is an art school . Two years have passed since enrollment and relations with different girls around. This year two new girls Maniwa Karin and Ikenaga Avrola enroll , so new story page brings even more fun. Moege sequel 2. Himemiya-san wa Kamaitai 姫宮さんはかまいたい [220325] Prekano Main character was looking for a new school club to join wh
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