What are the best 80s anime?

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    #1Dragon Ball

    Dragon Ball

    Dragon Ball is a Japanese anime TV series that aired from February 1986 to April 1989. Dragon Ball is an adaptation of the manga series of the same name and was produced by Toei Animation.

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    Jose Simmons
    Written on March 26, 2019
    "This is the best anime from the 80s and this one did start the Dragon Ball craze up to date. I love how this series focused more on adventures and humor instead of fights and action 👍"
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    #2My Neighbor Totoro

    My Neighbor Totoro

    My Neighbor Totoro is one of the classics from Studio Ghibli. Directed by Hayao Miyazaki, this tale of magic, love, fantasy and adventure shows us the story of two young little sisters, Satsuki and Mei, that move with their father to a new house in the countryside while her mother is at the hospital. There, they will meet a forest spirit called Totoro only visible for the kids.


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    Yi Tan
    Written on March 26, 2019
    "Classic! My Neighbor Totoro is indeed one of the greatest anime films of the 80s or most probably of all time. This film made Totoro a cultural icon and the movie will definitely touch your heart and soul ❤️️ "
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    #3Grave of the Fireflies

    Grave of the Fireflies

    Grave of the Fireflies is a Japanese animated war film based on the true story of Nosaka Akiyuki. It tells the struggle for survival of two orphan brothers during the bombing of Japan in 1945 months before the war ends.


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    Elvira Beltrán
    Written on March 26, 2019
    "What a surprising anime drama... 80s was really the golden age for Anime movies and Grave of the Fireflies is one of its masterpieces. The movie is heartbreaking but you'll definitely appreciate the story. It's about the impact of WW II in the lives of people, especially children."
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    #4Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam

    Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam

    Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam is a 1985 Japanese TV anime series, the 2nd installment in the Gundam franchise, and a sequel to the original Mobile Suit Gundam. It was created and directed by Yoshiyuki Tomino, with character designs by Yoshikazu Yasuhiko.

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    Lu Sun
    Written on March 26, 2019
    "I am in love with the entire Gundam franchise but Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam has a special place in my heart 😍 I think other Japanese fans are with me when I say this is the most iconic! "
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    #5Ronin Warriors

    Ronin Warriors

    Ronin Warriors is a Japanese anime series directed by Masashi Ikeda for episodes 1-19 and Mamoru Hanatsu for episodes 20-39. It originally aired from April 30 1988 to March 4 1989.

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    José Juan Sotelo
    Written on March 26, 2019
    "Ronin Warriors may not be as popular as other anime on this list but you guys should really give it a chance!!! The characters and soundtrack in this show = awesome!"
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    #6Kiki's Delivery Service

    Kiki's Delivery Service

    One of the classics from the worldly famous Studio Ghibli was this touching story about Kiki, a young girl who must follow the tradition to become a witch. This is a tale about growing up, taking responsibilities and finding a place in the world.


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    Alexander Patel
    Written on March 26, 2019
    "The 80's sure was a great time for Studio Ghibli because they managed to produce remarkable anime movies like Grave of the Fireflies, My Neighbor Totoro, and Kiki's Delivery Service. The animation may seem like they are for kids but their stories are way deeper 👏 "
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    #7Castle in the Sky

    Castle in the Sky

    Castle in the Sky is a timeless classic by Hayao Miyazaki. In the movie we'll learn how Pazu, a young apprentice of engineer meets Sheeta a young girl that floats down from the sky held by a pendant. Both are searching for the legendary floating castle of Laputa and bond together to find it. In the journey, they will encounter air pirates, secret agents and many adventures to live.


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    Elizabeth Davidson
    Written on March 26, 2019
    "Another amazing anime film brought to us by Ghibli and the 80's 😍😍😍 If you're on a hunt for a sweet fantasy story, you're up for a treat 😉"
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    #8Captain Tsubasa

    Captain Tsubasa

    Captain Tsubasa is a long-running Japanese sports manga, animation and video game series that focuses on Tsubasa Oozora and his soccer team as they compete in a series of tournaments.

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    Willie Walters
    Written on March 26, 2019
    "THE BEST SPORTS ANIME EVER!!! This was a fan favorite not just in Japan but worldwide 💪"


Best What are the best 80s anime
1Dragon BallTV Shows 18 Paid
2My Neighbor TotoroMovies 13 Paid
3Grave of the FirefliesMovies 9 Paid
4Mobile Suit Zeta GundamTV Shows 5 Paid
5Ronin WarriorsTV Shows 3 Paid
6Kiki's Delivery Service Movies 2 Paid
7Castle in the SkyMovies 2 Paid
8Captain TsubasaTV Shows 1 Paid

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