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What is the 1st anime you watched that turned you into an Otaku??

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Hello! My name is Katie, and I just turned 18.
I'd say inuyasha, because that's the first show that I recognized as anime. Ya I watched yugioh and pokemon but I just saw them as cartoons at the time.


Probably pokemon at an early age. Later on it might have been Full Metal panic Fumoffu


pretty sure i saw "anime" before becoming an Otaku, but the one (in that relation) that fully turned me? Dragonball Franchise ... don't care if it's not original, i remember in the old days, seeing Goku, Future Trunks, and Vegeta go super saiyan for the first time

omfg, still gives me chills


hey wats up guys. my first anime i ever saw has to be roserio+vampire i happend to get sucked into it while talking to her when she was on the cpu. but the one that pushed to to the virge of idea just sorta happend one day....went all night till the cpu cept over heating. watched about 5 difrent series including the fallowing mysteriouse girlfriend x, hanagai, trigun, sekire, pleas twins, and pleas teacher. ther all about 13-20 episodes i strongly recomend to the ecchi fans.


Hello, I'm RainbowCake. My first was Sailor Moon.


Ocean dub version of Dbz back in Toonami days.


Yu yu hakusho and ranma 1/2


Heyyyy lovely here from CA~

The first anime I watched - before I even knew what anime was - was Sailor Moon and Yu Yu Hakusho (still one of my favs) <3


Hi, I'm Aaron.
I watched a lot of Yu Gi Oh when I was younger but I watched it like it was any other cartoon, not knowing it was an anime. The first anime I watched knowing it wasn't just an ordinary cartoon was Elfen Lied, which I watched when I was 10-11 (Thank my irresponsible big brother for that...). I know it was pretty intense for how young I was but I loved it and made me the otaku I am today :)

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