Personal favorites Rating Comment
Arjuna (TV) Excellent A must see for a biology major.
Blue Submarine No.6 (OAV) Excellent Best animation and a must see for military geeks and environmentalists.
Castle in the Sky (movie) Masterpiece Best all-round anime movie for all ages.
Emma: A Victorian Romance (TV) Excellent
Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo (TV) Masterpiece The best novel ever created plus the best animation ever created. Period.
Genshiken (TV) Excellent A must see by each and every otaku.
Genshiken 2 (TV) The unsurpassed voice acting of episode 4 earns no less than an "excellent" from me.
Gunslinger Girl (TV) Excellent Best kawaii girls with detailed firearms settings.
Haibane Renmei (TV) Masterpiece Best use of metaphors.
Jin-Roh - The Wolf Brigade (movie) Masterpiece One of the heaviest story in animation history.
Kino's Journey (TV) Masterpiece Deepest story of all TV anime. A wonderful "mature" version of Le Petit Prince.
Koi Kaze (TV) Excellent Forces audiences to merge themselves into the character.
(The) Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) Masterpiece
Millennium Actress (movie) Masterpiece Best post-Miyazaki anime movie.
NieA_7 (TV) Excellent Best comedic slice of life.
Now and Then, Here and There (TV) Masterpiece A great lesson for how to keep optimistic when facing the most desparate situation.
On Your Mark (movie) Excellent Farewell, my poor but beloved Nausicaä.
Piano (TV) Very good A must see for classical music lovers.
Porco Rosso (movie) Masterpiece Best anime film for mid-aged adults. Extremely nostalgic.
Princess Mononoke (movie) Masterpiece Best anime movie of all time and the true heir of Nausicaä manga. Period.
R.O.D -The TV- Excellent Great adventure with detailed and deep background with many plot twists and surprises; superb voice acting. Never get bored.
Read or Die (OAV) Excellent The birth of a very different type of heroine.
Royal Space Force - The Wings of Honnêamise (movie) Excellent Remember to read "Failure Is Not an Option" by Gene Kranz before watching this anime. It'll bring tears out from you.
Scrapped Princess (TV) Excellent Well-hidden plot line with funny names only perceptible by military geeks.
Serial Experiments Lain (TV) Very good The Net and conspiracy theories....
She, The Ultimate Weapon (TV) Excellent Best anime tragedy.
Submarine 707R (OAV) Very good Great underwater battle between two astonishingly similar submarine captains. Hard to decide who's right and who's wrong. Plus their beautiful daughters.
Tokyo Godfathers (movie) Excellent Hilarious yet realistic and heartwarming.
(The) Twelve Kingdoms (TV) Excellent Best epic historic fantasy.
Windy Tales (TV) Excellent Another slice-of-life classic, with a small dose of supernatural power.
Witch Hunter Robin (TV) Excellent If you have played Deus Ex, you gotta watch this.
Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou (OAV) Excellent The most beautiful woman needs no cosmetics.
Yokohama Kaidashi Kikou: Quiet Country Cafe (OAV) Excellent Same as the original, but with even better music, makes you slow down and enjoy the moment.