Originally posted by dimichan
And without trying to start an unrelated war here, CCS and Samurai X are NOT high class anime but Americanized versions of Cardcaptors and the Kenshin Battousai OAVs, respectively. What about Serial Experiments Lain, 3x3 eyes, DNA2, Vision of Escaflowne, Evangelion, Mononoke Hime, Ah My Goddess... :P well, you get the idea...
In case you were wondering, CardCaptors is the Americanization of Card Captor Sakura (CCS) and Rurouni Kenshin is the Americanization of Samurai X, which is the actual Himura Kenshin/Hitokiri Battousai anime series.
I forgot to put NG Eva in my list, also Escaflowne and Ah! My Goddess. There's a lot more anime than you think there is, and I've seen some of the best out there. What about Kamikaze Kaitou Jeanne, The Excel Saga (although I think I may have already said that), Initial D, Blue Gender, La Blue Girl (So it's hentai, so sue me), etc.? I have my points, such as I do not
watch the Kids' WB network, because it has lame Americanizations of what would be good anime, if they had not been edited to a pulp. And the Americanized Dragonball sucks big ass, because they took out the "pat pat" joke!