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What Anime Is A Must See For Anime Fans?

Published August 15, 2017 by Shay Taree

So I recently saw a BuzzFeed article pretty much asking the question of what animes are must see for anime fans. 
Well after reading that question it got me thinking about what animes are on my list of must sees.

Well I definitely have a few and here are my top 5

1. Fruits Basket – After the accident in which she lost her mother, 16-year-old Tohru moves in with her grandfather, but due to his home being renovated, is unable to continue living with him. Claiming she will find someone to stay with but also fearing the criticism of her family and not wanting to burden any of her friends, Tohru resorts to secretly living on her own in a tent in the woods.

One night on her way back from work, she finds her tent buried underneath a landslide. Yuki Souma, the “prince” of her school, and his cousin Shigure Souma, a famous author, stumble across Tooru’s situation and invite her to stay with them until her grandfather’s home renovations are complete.

Upon arriving at the Souma house, Tooru discovers their secret: if a Souma is hugged by someone of the opposite gender, they temporarily transform into one of the animals of the zodiac! However, this strange phenomenon is no laughing matter; rather, it is a terrible curse that holds a dark history. As she continues her journey, meeting more members of the zodiac family, will Tooru’s kindhearted yet resilient nature be enough to prepare her for what lies behind the Souma household’s doors?

2. Full Metal Alchemist/Full Metal Alchemist Brotherhood – “In order for something to be obtained, something of equal value must be lost.”

Alchemy is bound by this Law of Equivalent Exchange—something the young brothers Edward and Alphonse Elric only realize after attempting human transmutation: the one forbidden act of alchemy. They pay a terrible price for their transgression—Edward loses his left leg, Alphonse his physical body. It is only by the desperate sacrifice of Edward’s right arm that he is able to affix Alphonse’s soul to a suit of armor. Devastated and alone, it is the hope that they would both eventually return to their original bodies that gives Edward the inspiration to obtain metal limbs called “automail” and become a state alchemist, the Fullmetal Alchemist.

Three years of searching later, the brothers seek the Philosopher’s Stone, a mythical relic that allows an alchemist to overcome the Law of Equivalent Exchange. Even with military allies Colonel Roy Mustang, Lieutenant Riza Hawkeye, and Lieutenant Colonel Maes Hughes on their side, the brothers find themselves caught up in a nationwide conspiracy that leads them not only to the true nature of the elusive Philosopher’s Stone, but their country’s murky history as well. In between finding a serial killer and racing against time, Edward and Alphonse must ask themselves if what they are doing will make them human again… or take away their humanity.

3. Ouran High School Host Club – Haruhi Fujioka is a bright scholarship candidate with no rank or title to speak of—a rare species at Ouran High School, an elite academy for students of high pedigree. When she opens the door to Music Room #3 hoping to find a quiet place to study, Haruhi unexpectedly stumbles upon the Host Club. Led by the princely Tamaki, the club—whose other members include the “Shadow King” Kyouya, the mischievous Hitachiin twins, and the childlike Haninozuka “Honey” and his strong protector Mori—is where handsome boys with too much time on their hands entertain the girls in the academy.

In a frantic attempt to remove herself from the hosts, Haruhi ends up breaking a vase worth eight million yen and is forced into becoming the eccentric group’s general errand boy to repay her enormous debt. However, thanks to her convincingly masculine appearance, her naturally genial disposition toward girls, and fascinating commoner status, she is soon promoted to full-time male host and plunged headlong into a glitzy whirlwind of elaborate cosplays, rich food, and exciting shenanigans that only the immensely wealthy Ouran Host Club can pull off.

4. Dragon Ball Z – Five years after winning the World Martial Arts tournament, Gokuu is now living a peaceful life with his wife and son. This changes, however, with the arrival of a mysterious enemy named Raditz who presents himself as Gokuu’s long-lost brother. He reveals that Gokuu is a warrior from the once powerful but now virtually extinct Saiyan race, whose homeworld was completely annihilated. When he was sent to Earth as a baby, Gokuu’s sole purpose was to conquer and destroy the planet; but after suffering amnesia from a head injury, his violent and savage nature changed, and instead was raised as a kind and well-mannered boy, now fighting to protect others.

With his failed attempt at forcibly recruiting Gokuu as an ally, Raditz warns Gokuu’s friends of a new threat that’s rapidly approaching Earth—one that could plunge Earth into an intergalactic conflict and cause the heavens themselves to shake. A war will be fought over the seven mystical dragon balls, and only the strongest will survive in Dragon Ball Z.

5. Sailor Moon Seasons 1-5 – Tsukino Usagi is a 14-year-old girl in junior high. She’s ditzy, whiny, and a crybaby. She often flunks her tests, and she is always scolded by her family. However after a bad day, Usagi is surprised to encounter a black cat that can talk! The cat, Luna, grants Usagi the power to transform into Sailor Moon, a fighter who is to save the world against the Dark Kingdom and its evil ruler, Queen Beryl.

Of course, Usagi can’t do it alone, and there are others who will help her on the way…

So those are the 5 anime that I think every anime should watch. Also yes I could have added a lot more and it was hard just to narrow down to 5. So I went with mostly nostalgic animes because many of them helped me get into anime and several of these animes left an impression on me. 

So what animes would you put on your list? Comment down below and let me know. 

Also be sure to check out my YouTube channel at Shay’s YouTube where I post new videos every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday! Enjoy and of course subscribe!

~Shay Taree

Anime Shows I’ve Dropped!!!

Published July 22, 2017 by Shay Taree

Hey everyone! As you can tell from the title I’m going to be talking about the animes that I’ve dropped. Comment down below if you’ve dropped any animes and if so which ones. I also post new videos every Monday, Wednesday, & Saturday. If your enjoying my content be sure to subscribe! 

~Shaytaree

Orange Anime & Manga Review!!!

Published July 8, 2017 by Shay Taree

Hey everyone! So I know that it’s a long time coming but I finally have my review on the Orange anime and manga! Also beware that there are spoilers and there is talk of the tough topic suicide. I also announce this at the beginning of the video. 

But otherwise enjoy and be sure to subscribe to my YouTube channel if your enjoying my content! 

~Shay Taree

Paradise Kiss & Self Confidence/Self Acceptance!!!

Published July 1, 2017 by Shay Taree

Hey everyone! So I’m apart of this group named OWLs (Otaku Warriors for Liberty and Self Respect) and each month we have a theme and then we talk about that theme with references to Anime or pop culture. 

For the month of July the theme is Mirrors and what do you see by way of self confidence, self acceptance, and other things. I decided to talk about this topic using the anime Paradise Kiss. So check out my video on the topic and in the description box of my video are the links to the OWLs social media pages as well as mine. So enjoy! 

~Shay Taree

Attack On Titan Season 2 Review!!! (No Spoilers)

Published June 24, 2017 by Shay Taree

Hey everyone! I have a new video and it’s on the recently completed season of Attack On Titan! So check it out and and if you’re enjoying my content be sure to subscribe! I post new videos every Wednesday & Saturday! 

~Shay Taree