Cartoons were one of the most important part of our childhood. We all have grown up watching all sorts of cartoon movies and series, right?
And why only childhood, youngsters too love watching cartoons. Do you remember your parents sitting next to you and watching those episodes with the same excitement as you did?
Yes! Even as an adolescent, the relief which our mind gets after watching our favourite anime series cannot be compared to any sort of daily soap drama.
And since we are the 90s kids, we have grown up watching the best anime series ever. And we must thank Japan for that!
Most loved anime series and Japan connection
All-time best anime series, which we have watched, were produced by Japan. The best anime series were originally in Japanese, and were dubbed in English or Hindi to cater to our interests.
Today, Japanese anime series are the most loved and watched series across the world. Take any example, any cartoons, any motion pictures, you’ll find yourself agreeing with me.
The Japanese series have influenced the life of 90s kids and have taken their fantasies to the next level.
Let us have a look at some of the most loved anime series which we used to watch as a kid. (And cannot refuse to watch even today!)
Best anime series to watch even today
1. Dragon Ball-Z:
Dragon Ball-Z is one of the best anime series ever made. It is written by Akira Toriyama and is the most watched anime series in the history of television.
Dragon Ball- Z was inspired by a classic China novel, “Journey to the west”. It is all about the adventures of Goku, who explores the world in search of 7 dragon balls, which have the capacity to grant wishes.
I wish we had those too. We could demand anything from those dragon balls then.
2. Cowboy Bebop:
Cowboy Bebop anime series is considered as the masterpiece of all anime series ever made. It is most important anime series for youngsters of today.
Cowboy Bebop anime series deals with the methods of tackling the philosophical concepts of existentialism, loneliness and nihilism, which trouble the youngsters.
And mind it, you would have never seen a cowboy like Bebop in any of the movies. Exceptional level is shown in Cowboy Bebop anime.
3. Death Note:
Death Note is the most mind-boggling anime in the world. This Japanese anime series features a high school student named Light Yagami, who discovers a supernatural note book that was dropped on earth by Ryuk, the “God of Death”.
Death Note anime revolves around this notebook, which grants its users the ability to kill anyone, he or she can identify. Devastating, right?
But one should watch this to know the truths associated with death.
4. Fullmetal Alchemist:
Fullmetal Alchemist is a Japanese manga anime series, which was styled after the European Industrial Revolution. It was set in the fictional world, where alchemy was the most advanced scientific techniques ever known.
In Fullmetal Alchemist anime, the protagonists Edward and Alphonse Elric, are on a search of philosopher’s stone, to restore their bodies. Amazing isn’t it?
According to Full Metal Alchemist anime, we can live even after death.
Naruto is one of the most watched anime ever. Naruto is an outgoing Japanese manga series of Masashi Kishimoto. The plot revolves around Naruto Uzumaki, an adolescent ninja, who constantly dreams of becoming the next Homage (leader of ninja village).
Besides Naruto, one can never forget the character of Kakashi, and the cute love story of Naruto, which eventually sets up. It is an anime series about leadership, courage and dreams.
6. Serial Experiment Lain:
Serial Experiment Lain anime was inspired by a play station game. It is a story of a teenage girl named Lain, who was introduced to the internet.
Lain was bound to a path which took her to the network of our own thoughts. These thoughts followed her to discover “the god in the wired”.
Just like the today’s teens, Lain used to be lost in their own world of social media. Serial Experiment Lain anime is one we all can relate to.
7. Ghost In The Shell: Stand Alone Complex:
Ghost In The Shell anime series revolves around the members of the team named Public Security Section. This anime series gives you real chills and goosebumps, which any horror movie gives you.
The character of agent Motoko Kusanagi in Ghost in the shell, turned head because of her beauty and fighting skills, which was the centre of attraction for the series.
These were 7 of the best anime series, which ruled the television world. But there are many more as well.
What’s your favourite anime series?