Posted on 2 January 2007 with categories: Rating - (90-100/100)

Mahou Shoujotai – (TV) – 97/100
Noein – (TV) – 96/100
Birdy the Mighty Decode 2 – (TV) – 95/100
Bokura no – (TV) – 95/100
Gankutsuou – (TV) – 95/100
Kaiba – (TV) – 95/100
Monster – (TV) – 95/100
Revolutionary Girl Utena – (TV) – 95/100
Simoun – (TV) – 95/100
Strange Dawn – (TV) – 95/100
The Third – (TV) – 95/100
Figure 17 – Tsubasa and Hikaru – (TV) – 94/100
Haibane Renmei – (TV) – 94/100
Kaze no Shoujo Emily – (TV) – 94/100
Les Miserables – Shoujo Cosette – (TV) – 94/100
Mushishi – (TV) – 94/100
Shion no Ou – (TV) – 94/100
Toward the Terra – (TV) – 94/100

Asatte no Houkou – (TV) – 93/100
Baccano! – (TV) – 93/100
Dennou Coil – A Circle of Children – (TV) – 93/100
Hi no Tori – (TV) – 93/100
The Dog of Flanders – (Movie) – 93/100
Ano Hi Mita Hana no Namae o Boku-Tachi wa Mada Shiranai. – (TV) – 92,5/100
Aoi Bungaku – (TV) – 92,5/100
Armed Librarians – The Book of Bantorra – (TV) – 92,5/100
Full Metal Alchemist – Brotherhood – (TV) – 92,5/100
Himitsu ~The Revelation~ – (TV) – 92,5/100
Infinite Ryvius – (TV) – 92,5/100
Legend of the Galactic Heroes – (OVA) – 92,5/100
Maison Ikkoku – (TV) – 92,5/100
Mawaru Penguin Drum – (TV) – 92,5/100
Michiko e Hatchin – (TV) – 92,5/100
Mouryou no Hako – (TV) – 92,5/100
Mysterious Cities of Gold – (TV) – 92,5/100
Nana – (TV) – 92,5/100
Phantom – (TV) – 92,5/100
Tokyo Magnitude 8.0 – (TV) – 92,5/100
Yojou-han Shinwa Taikei – (TV) – 92,5/100
Ghost Hound – (TV) – 92/100
Jigoku Shoujo – (TV) – 92/100
Mermaid’s Forest – (TV) – 92/100
Otogi Juushi Akazukin – (TV) – 92/100
Tokyo Godfathers – (Movie) – 92/100

Eternal Family – (Movie) – 91/100
Eureka 7 – (TV) – 91/100
Higurashi no Naku Koro ni – (TV) – 91/100
Le Chevalier d’Eon – (TV) – 91/100
Millennium Actress – (Movie) – 91/100
Natsuyuki Rendezvous – (TV) – 91/100
Now and Then, Here and There – (TV) – 91/100
Seirei no Moribito – (TV) – 91/100
Air – (TV) – 90/100
Amatsuki – (TV) – 90/100
Anne no Nikki – The Diary of Anne Frank – (Movie) – 90/100
Ashita no Nadja – (TV) – 90/100
Black Jack OVA – (TV) – 90/100
Casshern Sins – (TV) – 90/100
Clannad After Story – 90/100
Cowboy Bebop – (TV) – 90/100
Flag – (TV) – 90/100
From the New World – (TV) – 90/100
Giant Killing – (TV) – 90/100
Gintama Episodes 1-100 – (TV) – 90/100
Glass Mask (2005) – (TV) – 90/100
Gunslinger Girl – Il Teatrino – (TV) – 90/100
Hi no Tori Houou-Hen – (Movie) – 90/100
Hi no Tori Uchuu-Hen – (OVA) – 90/100
Honey and Clover – (TV) – 90/100
Hunter X Hunter OVA – (OVA) – 90/100
Kaleido Star – (TV) – 90/100
Kodomo no Omocha – (TV) – 90/100
Kurau Phantom Memory – (TV) – 90/100
Kyousogiga – (TV) – 90/100
Level E – (TV) – 90/100
Metropolis – (Movie) – 90/100
Mobile Police Patlabor OVA 2 – (OVA) – 90/100
Nodame Cantabile – (TV) – 90/100
Perrine Monogatari – (TV) – 90/100
Porfy no Nagai Tabi – (TV) – 90/100
Rose of Versailles – (TV) – 90/100
Rurouni Kenshin – Tsuiokuhen – (OVA) – 90/100
Saiunkoku Monogatari – (TV) – 90/100
Sarai-ya Goyou – (TV) – 90/100
Sayonara Zetsubou-Sensei – (TV) – 90/100
Seikai no Senki II – (TV) – 90/100
Shiki – (TV) – 90/100
Spirited Away – (Movie) – 90/100
Tales of Phantasia – (OVA) – 90/100
The Law of Ueki – (TV) – 90/100
Twelve Kingdoms – (TV) – 90/100
xxxHolic: Kei – (TV) – 90/100
xxxHolic – (TV) – 90/100

A quick indication on what all the ratings mean:
100/100: The perfect anime. I’ve yet to encounter one, though.
97,5/100: The best of the best of the best, my all-time favourite(s).
95/100: Truly amazing and outstanding series, the best of their genres. These series made a huge impact on me.
92,5/100: Simply fantastic anime. These series have many areas in which they stand out like no other.
90/100: Anime that achieved exactly what they set out to do. Incredibly solid productions with so many things to like about them.

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  • Emma
    (Saturday, Nov 22. 2014 02:51 AM)
    I mean I’ve watched some awful stuff like hidan no Aria to take the piss out of it and infinite stratos might as well get to continuing Ass-ange/crass-ange.
  • Bam
    (Saturday, Nov 22. 2014 02:34 AM)
    *Ange
  • Bam
    (Saturday, Nov 22. 2014 02:34 AM)
    @Emma: and that’s why you should watch Cross Ante.
  • Bam
    (Saturday, Nov 22. 2014 02:33 AM)
    @Emma: you know what? I’ve been trying to find a good version of X for a few years now, but nobody seems to be seeding the torrent anymore =/
  • Emma
    (Saturday, Nov 22. 2014 02:33 AM)
    Sometimes I’m pretty glad I have the ability to get guilty pleasure/so bad its good/funny enjoyment out of genuinely awful things and sometimes end up enjoying them more than actually good series.
  • Emma
    (Saturday, Nov 22. 2014 02:18 AM)
    One other good example of an old ova I loved was the X/1999 movie, I didn’t overly care for the manga or second anime adaptation nearly as much by comparison. Yes the voice acting is terrible, the character development was cut out but the fact is I never really cared all that much for Xs characters/drama to begin with and the voice acting makes the final scene laugh out loud hilarious. Beyond that I just enjoyed sitting back and watching the gore play out.
  • Bam
    (Saturday, Nov 22. 2014 01:12 AM)
    I also miss the days where incest was reserved for the villains in anime.
  • Emma
    (Saturday, Nov 22. 2014 01:09 AM)
    @Bam: I remember giving John dies at the end three out of five and deciding that it was never a poor film but never an excellent one.
  • Bam
    (Saturday, Nov 22. 2014 01:04 AM)
    @Emma: also regarding Dark Masters I forgot to mention the unconventional ending which I enjoyed.
  • Emma
    (Saturday, Nov 22. 2014 01:03 AM)
    @Bam: Ssssh spoilers.

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