Saturday Suggestion – Top 8 Anime for Beginners

Saturday Suggestion – Top 8 Anime for Beginners

Tomorrow is National Anime Day! I know I’m a day early, but I don’t usually post on Thursdays. Please forgive me and accept my humble offering of my top 8 anime suggestions for beginners. These anime are typical Shoujo and Shounen picks, but don’t let those words intimidate you. Shoujo typically targets a feminine audience with a focus on romance, relationships, and emotions. Shounen typically targets a masculine audience with a focus on action and male protagonists. Despite the target audiences of these two genres, anyone can enjoy either or both. My husband and I are both the latter!

I ask that as you try out these anime on my list or any other anime that you give each one a fair chance, especially if anime is out of your comfort zone. It might be a bit strange or weird at first if you aren’t used to trope characters or reading subtitles or watching “adult” animation, but promise you’ll stick with it for a few episodes to see how you like it. I have varying picks here for those who love romantic comedies, action, superheroes, and even horror. I tried to touch as many genres as I could within my own favorite anime to give you a genuine list to start with. Hopefully you’ll find your gateway anime and become a part of our wonderful community! Now… Let’s get to this list!

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Saturday Suggestion – Top 5 Rom-Com Anime

Saturday Suggestion – Top 5 Rom-Com Anime

February has got me feeling all the lovey-dovey feels! I wanted to share some of my favorite romance anime with you that also has a healthy dash of comedy. Every so often I like to try to do little round ups of my favorite anime. Last time I did this, it was four sweet and short-ish anime. This time I wanted to share my personal top five anime romantic comedies including some old favorites and new ones.

I’m also hoping to watch more romantic comedies in 2020 so please let me know what you think I should watch! I’ve added several of your recommendations from Twitter to my anime list if you’d like to check it out!

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Anime Challenge Day 30: What anime did you think you wouldn’t like, but ended up loving?

Anime Challenge Day 30: What anime did you think you wouldn’t like, but ended up loving?

I’ve never really enjoyed anime with a ton of fan service. Sure, sometimes it’s funny, but it’s almost never crucial to the actually plot. When I was introduced to High School of the Dead, I truly didn’t believe I’d watch it past the first episode despite it being a classic zombie horror anime. Something about big butts and bouncing boobs didn’t exactly sound like my type of anime. I was wrong.

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Anime Challenge Day 29: What anime scared the crap out of you?

Anime Challenge Day 29: What anime scared the crap out of you?

You all know how much I enjoy horror so I’ve been looking forward to answering this question all month. When I was recommended this anime, I basically knew nothing about it other than my friends were absolutely raving about it. When I finally sat down to watch Attack on Titan, I could barely get past the first episode…

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Anime Challenge Day 28: What anime has has your favorite scene?

Anime Challenge Day 28: What anime has has your favorite scene?

Do you ever have that one scene that sticks with you? Maybe you reference if with your friends or you show that scene when you introduce a new person to your favorite anime. With YouTube. Or maybe it just made you laugh or cry the hardest. While I love a good cry while I’m watching anime, I definitely prefer laughing until I cry, and Mayo Chiki delivered.

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