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  1. RZA Gaming
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:31 am

    The fact that berserk isn’t on this list is a crime

  2. ilhan _
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:33 am

    bruh eva should be at least in the top 4

  3. Akira evanglion Ultimate alien
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:33 am

    Cowboy bebop and legend of korra

  4. rafaello araya
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:33 am

    stopped watching when NGE was #8

  5. ElDwarf0
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:33 am

    Was gonna complain about One Piece then I thought, there is nothing like One Piece

  6. Skinny E Media
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:34 am

    EXCEL SAGA, ELFEN LIED, and LAIN should at least have had made a name on this list. They influenced a lot of my work.

  7. Bharathi Yogeswaran
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:35 am

    I was surprised when sailor Moon made the top 10 and gits was on honorable mention

  8. Sherwin David
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:38 am

    Dbz to the world

  9. ThatOneNoob
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:41 am

    Weird how Fist of the North Star or Jojo’s Bizzare Adventures isn’t part of this. FOTNS basically popularised the old anime of bulky men and strong main characters. It heavily inspired the first part of Jojo Part 1 and the later parts. And Jojo inspired countless animes with it’s whacky story telling and powers. Fist of the North Star inspired DRAGON BALL Z in some stages. I’m not much of a fan of FOTNS but you can’t disagree that it should be at least in the top 5. It literally inspired countless action animes.

  10. Mystic Izakaya🏮
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:42 am

    If Sailor Moon is on here for popularizing the magical girl genre, then Fist of the North Star should be on here for popularizing action shonen. Otherwise we probably wouldn’t of gotten Naruto, One Piece, Bleach, Jojo, MHA, even DBZ and among many others. Could also argue for Akira to be on here too

  11. Top Sauce
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:42 am

    Space BattleShip Yamato

    Credited with spearheading the space opera genre in the United States. Cited as a major source of inspiration by both Gene Roddenberry and George Lucas… Nope not influential; nothing to see here guys!

  12. Flash Science
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:42 am

    I’m sorry but astro boy and Akira cannot be higher than dragon ball, both of those are influential in their own right but I don’t think you quite understand how many people have been impacted by dragon ball it is literally the grandfather of Shonen anime and 90% of all kids into anime used to watch it on tv, it literally shaped the anime community and so many authors of critically acclaimed anime/Manga to this day say that say ball was their inspiration

  13. Soumodeep Adhikary
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:43 am

    lets be honest ,attack on titan would at least have got a honorable mention if this video was released today

  14. Sam Anders
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:44 am

    I get it. YouTubers hate comments that defile their content with personal opinions by writing that their opinions are better or because their favorite anime didn’t make it to the list.

    However, it doesn’t hurt to get the facts right. ‘Ghost in the Shell’ inspired ‘The Matrix’ not ‘Dragon Ball’ and the book ‘Ghost in the Machine’ inspired ‘Ghost in the Shell’ not ‘Astro Boy’.
    Also, it’s fair that ‘Paprika’ made it to the list not because it’s my favorite (my favorite anime is ‘Cowboy Bebop’) but because how Paprika revolutionized film editing and also offered concepts which inspired films such as ‘Inception’.
    There are so many good anime materials which are hugely influential in Hollywood other than the list you have shown us, which is good but quite lacking.

  15. Lebronn Advincula
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:44 am

    Where Ashita no Joe

  16. John Linus D. Junio
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:45 am

    Astro boy should be 1st I think

  17. a baguette on the internet
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:49 am

    Trigun is my

  18. Barnacle Scum
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:51 am

    Why is this channel the worst at fucking everything

  19. Mazzawak
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:52 am

    Only Americans rate cowboy bebop so high

  20. Sean Kerins
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:52 am

    Where the FUCK is ashita no joe? Are you people retarded

  21. Naseem 1418
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:53 am


  22. Vizdrom 97
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:54 am

    They forgot that they litrally made a Hollywood animation feature on Astro Boy

  23. EricBoc
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:55 am

    bruh eve-ongelion

  24. Natendowii
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:56 am

    And now, some notable names you DIDN’T Mention that probably deserve to be on this list over some other entries…

    Tetsujin 28: The First-Ever Giant Robot Anime

    Sally The Witch: The First Magical Girl Anime (Though debated over whether Sally or Akko-Chan came first)

    Lupin III (1971): The First Anime to be aimed at an adult audience, and helped kick-start the careers of Ghibli Co-Founders Isao Takahata and Hayao Miyazaki.

    Ashita no Joe & Star of the Giants: Popularized sports anime in Japan.

    Candy Candy & The Rose of Versailles: Highly influential shows that popularized shojou anime during the period.

    Mazinger Z: The First proper "Super Robot" Anime to feature a robot with a pilot inside of it as opposed to a remote control a’la Tetsujin 28.

    Cutie Honey: The First Magical Girl with a transformation and the first anime to feature gratuitous nudity.

    Space Battleship Yamato: Popularized the space Opera in anime and was the first anime to have a boatload of merchandise attached to it.

    Fist of the North Star: Established the tropes and formulas as what we know today as the modern Shonen genre

    Space Runaway Ideon: The First anime to be a deconstruction of the super robot genre.

    Then again, I wouldn’t expect any sort of knowledge about these series from Watchmojo.

  25. Kuli Patel
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:57 am

    cowboy needs better

  26. the real l1autismo
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:57 am

    where is gunbuster?

  27. Agenda
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:57 am

    Dragon Ball Z was cool for guys
    Sailor moon was cool for girls
    NGE was cool for the depressed
    & Cowboy Bebop was cool for adults

  28. sophia thefirst
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:58 am


  29. Rockstar Learning
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:58 am

    Only the Akira are most iconic and influencel Anime in the Anime History

  30. Moro-OG-73
    May 5, 2022 @ 5:59 am

    Lol I remember Akira being inspired by Astro Boy

  31. S S
    May 5, 2022 @ 6:01 am

    Cowboy Bebop will be forever no. 1 for me … this show changed something inside me … – See you space cowboy …

  32. 1001 Faciès étrange
    May 5, 2022 @ 6:02 am

    Akira, Ghost in the shell and Nausicaa are such masterpieces !! They are some of my favourite movies heehee

  33. jeg tano
    May 5, 2022 @ 6:02 am

    So, the one that started it all isn’t number one?

  34. dj
    May 5, 2022 @ 6:03 am

    For honorable mentions, where’s Lupin?

  35. Roman Shorif
    May 5, 2022 @ 6:07 am

    Putting NGE so low is a crime

  36. Pogi Ako
    May 5, 2022 @ 6:09 am

    So where the fuck is naruto and Hakusho

  37. agung yoga
    May 5, 2022 @ 6:09 am

    Ashita no Joe? Hokuto no Ken? Are you kidding me?

  38. Santiago Palma
    May 5, 2022 @ 6:12 am

    Top 3 should’ve been 3.dragon ball 2.Pokémon and 1.akira

  39. hiccup phantom
    May 5, 2022 @ 6:14 am

    Why is everyone promoting Dragon Ball while Saint Seiya is in the shadows … Saint Seiya is the biggest inspiration for all today’s anime, unlike what everyone thinks Dragon Ball is number one

  40. Chillboy
    May 5, 2022 @ 6:14 am

    Not being biased..NGE is certainly not no.8..its much higher

  41. Siddharth Mehta
    May 5, 2022 @ 6:14 am

    wheres Hokuto no Ken?

  42. Michael Javier
    May 5, 2022 @ 6:15 am

    Even Transformers was no exception.

  43. Gero Zeal
    May 5, 2022 @ 6:17 am

    I feel Samurai Champloo could have at least been put into the honourable mentions.

  44. simmy singh
    May 5, 2022 @ 6:22 am

    Where is TRIGUN

  45. padakandla yaswanth
    May 5, 2022 @ 6:23 am

    Rather than saying influential, we can say all those English SciFi films are copycats of this anime

  46. SuperYashtube
    May 5, 2022 @ 6:26 am

    Are you fucking kidding me? GITS is in honorary mentions?

  47. Emma C
    May 5, 2022 @ 6:26 am

    But like…. no one piece?

  48. ghost
    May 5, 2022 @ 6:27 am

    Dragon ball deserves number 1 and by a mile

  49. Char Aznable
    May 5, 2022 @ 6:28 am

    You really didn’t put jojo?

  50. Helen Largo
    May 5, 2022 @ 6:29 am

    No yu yu hakusho? Hahahhaa