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Poll Suggestion: IMDb Poll Board Member's First Anime...! PARTS I AND II.

PART I.
Which of these introductory anime series* would you recommend to others unfamiliar/inexperienced with this style of animated TV series?

LISThttps://www.imdb.com/list/ls092922214/
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PART II.
Which of these introductory anime feature films* would you recommend to others unfamiliar/inexperienced with this style of animated feature films?

LISThttps://www.imdb.com/list/ls092924399/
POLL:

*List compiled of anime titles from participating IMDb poll members and the series or feature films/(TV movies/Direct to Video Features can count) that first introduced them to the genre. As we're talking about firsts, only one title per member.

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Series would be Doraemon (1979) and it was Japanese and dubbed in my language Indonesian.

Movie would be Princess Mononoke (1997) and it was in Japanese with English subtitle

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Both added.

A Hayao Miyazaki film as your first anime feature film? What a very perfect start. And one of his best as well? Sweet!


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Its probably not exactly my first but it was the one I remembered well. 

Hayao Miyazaki is a brilliant director. Look at that Spirited Away and Howl's Moving Castle! I'm just blown! 

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I just saw the list about Doraemon (Watched in original Japanese with Indonesian subtitles), I was wrong, it was dubbed in Indonesian so no subtitles. Thanks

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Easy fix.

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Saint Seiya was a big influence for me as a kid, and I dare to say it was the introduction to Anime to my whole generation in Mexico, if not in Latin America. I saw others, but they did not have the cultural impact of this one.

I have seen very few Anime feature films, I don't know exactly which one went first, but it definitively was a Saint Seiya film, probably the first one there was

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Both options were added to their respective links.

Were either dubbed in Spanish or subtitled? Or...? Just curious about these small details.

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Saint Seiya was a big influence for me as a kid

Me too! I remembered to wait patiently until they arrived in Virgo, because its my star sign lol 

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Great YouTube essay on the differences of anime series being exported to Latin America as opposed to the United States.  

I can see how Saint Seiya, which failed under the title - Knights of the Zodiac - in the US could be so influential and beloved elsewhere.

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When I saw them as a kid they were dubbed, Saint Seiya even had a theme song exclusive for Latin America, I'll look for it and post it for You.

Curiously, today I would refuse to watch anything dubbed, but since I grew with this anime in Spanish is hard for me to see it in Japanese.

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This was the song they used, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YNsO3J6-7RI

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Have you got the chance to see the original by now?

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Dragon Ball Z (1996)



Original ]

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Added to the list.

Do you mean it was in the original Japanese and subtitled into English or a different language? Or?

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Original language. Not dubbed. No subtitles.

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For Part Two:

Miyazaki's 'My Neighbor Totoro' (1988)

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Do you remember if it was in Japanese with subtitles or dubbed into...?

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FYC: 
Movie: Purojekuto A-ko (1986)
Series: Ninja Senshi Tobikage (1985-1986) (or at least it's the earliest I can remember)

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Very good. Both added.

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zillion series

akira movie

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Thanks. Akira has been added to the second list.

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series

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0293994/

Red Spark Zillion 

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There can only be one entry/one first per person. Unless told otherwise, I'll put up this one.

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Movie: Spirited Away (2001) - English dubbed

Series: Pokémon - Hindi dubbed

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Great. Both options added to their respective lists.

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Tsar, I slight correction there. It is Hindi, not Hindu.

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Thanks. I was thinking it over a bit for the past few months and decided now to remove that language dub/subtitle detail from both lists. I asked for those details out of personal curiosity and I just think ultimately might lead the poll voter away from voting for any given option if they think its an option more for a given language version than the overall series itself.

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Movie: Your Name (Sub)

Series: Dragon Ball Z (English Dub)

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Wonderful. Your two nominations have been added to their respective lists.

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Movie:  (2002)

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More people should flock... um... clowder to see this wonderful film.