Unit 03.5-ish's Anime

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(The) Vision of Escaflowne (TV) Masterpiece A touching, well-crafted, beautifully told tale of war, the struggles within the human heart, and fighting against fate, set against a stunning and fully-realized fantasy world. An absolute must for any true anime fan's collection.
Tenjho Tenge (TV)
Sorcerer Hunters (TV)
RahXephon (TV) Masterpiece Wow. Just wow. A series that matches -- and in several ways exceeds -- the expectations placed upon the cerebral mecha genre by Evangelion. It's a love story, a mecha series, and a mind-bending melodrama all in one, masterfully executed, intelligently plotted, and satisfying all the way to the end. If you've seen Evangelion, then you MUST see this as well.
Outlaw Star (TV)
Noir (TV) Very good A 100% serious anime with believable criminal elements and no supernatural themes whatsoever? It CAN be done! Also, very respectable dub work. If only there'd been a French dub...
Ninja Scroll (movie) Excellent
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (movie) Masterpiece The bizarre and totally fitting conclusion to an epic anime saga. Just don't forget your antidepressants.
Neon Genesis Evangelion: Death & Rebirth (movie) Not really good Unfortunately, this movie was completely unnecessary because all it did was recap the TV series in Cliff Notes-style and threw a half-hour teaser for the REAL movie in at the end. They should have just went straight to releasing EoE and skipped this.
Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV) Masterpiece One of the most thought-provoking, moving, controversial, beautiful, well-written, genre-defying series of all time. What more needs to be said?
Najica Blitz Tactics (TV) Good It won't change your life, but at least it has a genuine story unlike some fan service shows, and the overabundance of panties can be rather comical. The sexy, mature lead doesn't hurt, either.
Martian Successor Nadesico (TV) Very good
Magic Knight Rayearth 2 (TV 2) Good
Magic Knight Rayearth (TV) Good
Grenadier (TV)
Flame of Recca (TV) Decent A decent shonen show with lots of magical powers and acceptable animation. Starts to drag a bit during the latter half (which is almost all tournament fighting). Still better than some shonen today.
Cowboy Bebop: The Movie Excellent
Cowboy Bebop (TV) Masterpiece Great music, fluid animation, kick-ass characters, cool stories, space travel, and Steve Blum. What ISN'T to like about one of the most stylish and hip anime ever?
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