[last update 04/11/13]

I’ve been rating anime I’ve seen at the Anime News Network encyclopedia. Handily, the site remembers the scores I’ve given, so I thought random strangers might enjoy reading my opinions on shows they’ve never seen! (There are a number of reviews on my list at ANN.)

Masterpiece

Boogiepop Phantom (TV)
Fruits Basket (TV)
Spirited Away (movie)

Excellent

Berserk (TV)
Genshiken (TV)
Gunslinger Girl (TV)
(Mobile Suit) Gundam Seed (TV)
(The Super Dimension Fortress) Macross (TV)
Wolf’s Rain (TV) (OAV)

Very good

Air Master (TV)
Akira (movie)
Azumanga Daioh (TV)
Bamboo Blade (TV)
Chobits (TV)
Clannad (TV) (season 1)
Evangelion: 1.0 You Are [Not] Alone (movie)
Hellsing (TV)
Kaleido Star (TV) (season 1)
Last Exile (TV)
Midori Days (TV)
NieA_7 (TV)
Planetes (TV)
Princess Mononoke (movie)
s-CRY-ed (TV)
Someday’s Dreamers (TV)
Strawberry Marshmallow (TV)

Good

The Animatrix (OAV) (I rate Beyond & Second Renaissance Parts I & II as Masterpieces)
Baka and Test – Summon the Beasts (TV)
Basilisk (TV)
Black Lagoon (TV) (not finished)
Case Closed (TV) (seasons 1 & 2)
Desert Punk (TV)
Emma – A Victorian Romance (TV) (season 1)
Evangelion: 2.0 You Can (Not) Advance (movie)
Full Metal Panic? Fumoffu (TV)
Gantz (TV)
Gunslinger Girl -Il Teatrino- (TV)
Haibane Renmei (TV)
Initial D (TV)
Lunar Legend Tsukihime (TV)
Neon Genesis Evangelion (TV)
Ninja Scroll (TV)
Samurai 7 (TV)
School Rumble (TV)
Tokyo Underground (TV)
When They Cry – Higurashi (TV) (season 1)
Witch Hunter Robin (TV)
(The) World of Narue (TV)

Decent

Ah! My Goddess (TV) (season 1)
Air (TV)
All Purpose Cultural Cat Girl Nuku Nuku (TV)
Baki the Grappler (TV)
The Big O (TV)
Black Blood Brothers (TV)
Blade (TV)
Castle in the Sky (Laputa) (movie)
Code Geass (TV) (season 1)
Cowboy Bebop (TV)
Dance in the Vampire Bund (TV)
Death Note (TV)
Divergence Eve (TV)
Excel Saga (TV)
Fantastic Children (TV)
Figure 17 (TV)
Fullmetal Alchemist (TV) (not finished)
Full Metal Panic! (TV)
Gankutsuou: The Count of Monte Cristo (TV)
Gasaraki (TV)
Genshiken (OAV between TV 1 & 2)
Genshiken 2 (TV)
Ghost Hound (TV) (don’t confuse with Ghost Hunt, which was Awful)
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex (TV)
Gokusen (TV)
Gravion Zwei (TV)
GTO: Great Teacher Onizuka (TV)
Gunslinger Girl: Il Teatrino (OAV)
Hamtaro (TV) (unfinished)
Hand Maid May (TV)
Happy Lesson (TV) (but see also OAV)
His and Her Circumstances (TV)
Jubei-chan – Secret of the Lovely Eyepatch (TV)
Kino’s Journey (TV)
Love Hina (TV)
Lucky Star (TV)
Martian Successor Nadesico (TV)
Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Destiny (TV)
Mobile Suit Gundam Wing (TV)
Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team (OAV)
Mushi-Shi (TV)
Nabari no Ou (TV)
Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind (movie)
Negima!? (TV)
Now and Then, Here and There (TV)
Nurse Witch Komugi (OAV)
Outlaw Star (TV)
Paranoia Agent (TV)
Peacemaker (TV)
Ponyo (on the Cliff by the Sea ) (movie)
Princess Tutu (TV)
Pumpkin Scissors (TV)
RahXephon (TV)
Saiyuki (TV)
Samurai Champloo (TV)
Shingu: Secret of the Stellar Wars (TV)
Shrine of the Morning Mist (TV)
Sonic X (TV)
Stratos 4 (TV)
Texhnolyze (TV)
Trigun (TV)
Vision of Escaflowne (TV)
Welcome to the NHK (TV)
Zone of the Enders (TV)

Competent

Argento Soma (TV)
Blue Exorcist (TV)
Blue Gender (TV)
Bodacious Space Pirates (TV)
Comic Party (TV)
Darker Than Black (TV)
Darker than Black – Kuro no Keiyakusha: Gaiden (OAV)
Darker than Black: Gemini of the Meteor (TV)
Dragon Ball (TV) (not finished)
Eden of the East (TV)
FLCL (OAV)
Generator Gawl (TV)
Getbackers (TV) (first season)
Gilgamesh (TV) (not finished)
Gungrave (TV)
Hellsing Ultimate (OAV) (not finished)
Jubei-Chan 2: The Counter Attack of Siberia Yagyu (TV)
Jungle Emperor Leo (movie)
Kamichu! (TV)
Kanon (TV 2/2006)
Karin (TV)
Kids on the Slope (TV)
Kujibiki Unbalance (TV)
Kurau: Phantom Memory (TV)
(God save our king) Kyo Kara Maoh (TV)
Maburaho (TV) (not finished)
Magikano (TV)
Mars Daybreak (TV)
Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory (OAV)
Moribito – Guardian of the Spirit (TV)
Please Twins! (TV) (not finished)
Read or Die (OAV)
Sakura Wars (TV)
Scrapped Princess (TV)
Shigurui: Death Frenzy (TV)
Slayers (TV)
Speed Grapher (TV)
Spiral (TV)
Tattoon Master (OAV)
This Ugly yet Beautiful World (TV)
Whisper of the Heart (movie)
Witchblade (TV)
Zone of the Enders: Idolo (OAV)

Not very good

Air (movie)
Baka and Test – Summon the Beasts 2 (TV)
Bakemonogatari (TV)
Blood+ (TV) (first 26 eps)
Burst Angel (TV)
Buso Renkin (TV) (not finished)
Chance! Pop Sessions (TV)
Chaos;HEAd (TV)
Cluster Edge (TV)
Crest of the Stars (TV)
Dai-Guard (TV)
Deadman Wonderland (TV)
Ergo Proxy (TV) (not finished)
Fafner (TV)
Gad Guard (TV) (not finished)
Genesis Climber Mospeada (TV)
Giant Robo (OAV)
Gin Rei (OAV)
Innocent Venus (TV)
Kurogane Communication (TV)
Mobile Suit Gundam – The Movie Trilogy
MoonPhase (TV)
My-HiME (TV)
Neon Genesis Evangelion: The End of Evangelion (movie)
Ninja Robots (TV) (dub – not finished)
Noein – to your other self (TV)
Otogi Zoshi (TV) (did not finish 2nd arc)
Paprika (movie)
Patlabor: The Movie
Phoenix 2772 – Space Firebird (movie)
Porco Rosso (movie)
Princess Jellyfish (TV)
Rahxephon: Pluralitas Concentio (movie)
(Royal Space Force – The) Wings of Honneamise (movie)
Rurouni Kenshin (TV – 1st season)
Rurouni Kenshin: Trust and Betrayal (Samurai X) (OAV)
Shakugan no Shana (TV)
Shiki (TV) (not finished)
Shuffle! (TV)
Sola (TV)
Sound of the Sky (TV)
Summer Wars (movie)

Weak

All Purpose Cultural Cat Girl Nuku Nuku DASH! (OAV)
Angel Beats! (TV)
Aquarion (TV)
Aria the Animation (TV)
Arjuna (TV) (not finished)
BECK: Mongolian Chop Squad (TV) (not finished)
Best Student Council (TV) (not finished)
Black Rock Shooter (TV)
Blood: The Last Vampire (movie)
CANAAN (TV) (not finished)
Cowboy Bebop: The Movie
Coyote Ragtime Show (TV) (not finished)
Cromartie High School (TV)
Durarara!! (TV)
Elemental Gelade (TV) (not finished)
Elfen Lied (TV)
Eureka Seven (TV)
Final Fantasy VII: Advent Children (movie)
Ghost in the Shell: Stand Alone Complex 2nd GIG (TV)
Gravitation (TV)
.Hack//SIGN (TV) (not finished)
Happy Lesson (OAV) (3 eps on DVD) (not finished)
High School of the Dead (TV)
Howl’s Moving Castle (movie)
Ikki Tousen (TV) (not finished)
Infinite Ryvius (TV) (not finished)
INTERSTELLA 5555: The 5tory of the 5ecret 5tar 5ystem (movie)
Inu Yasha (TV) (not finished)
Is This a Zombie? (TV)
Kaze no Yojimbo (TV)
Madlax (TV) (not finished)
Mahoromatic – Automatic Maiden (TV)
Metropolis (movie)
Millennium Actress (movie)
Mobile Suit Gundam 00 (TV) (not finished)
Nanaka 6/17 (TV)
Needless (TV)
Ouran High School Host Club (TV) (not finished)
Perfect Blue (movie)
(The) Place Promised in Our Early Days (movie)
Pom Poko (movie)
Puella Magi Madoka Magica (TV)
Red Garden (TV) (not finished)
Requiem from the Darkness (TV) (not finished)
Romeo × Juliet (TV)
Rozen Maiden (TV) (not finished)
Rumbling Hearts (TV)
(The) Sacred Blacksmith (TV)
Saiyuki: Requiem (movie)
Sasami: Magical Girls Club (TV) (unfinished)
Serial Experiments Lain (TV)
Slayers Next (TV)
Star Blazers: The Quest for Iscandar (TV)
Steamboy (movie)
Stellvia (TV) (not finished)
Tenchi Muyo! Ryo-Ohki (1992 OAV) (not finished)
Tokko (TV)
Un-Go (TV)
Vampire Princess Miyu (TV) (not finished)
Wandaba Style (TV)
Xam’d: Lost Memories (ONA – Original Net Animation)
XXXHOLiC (TV) (not finished)

Bad

Armored Trooper Votoms (TV) (not finished)
Black Butler (TV)
Chrono Crusade (TV)
Fushigi Yugi (TV)
Ga-Rei-Zero (TV)
Galaxy Angel (TV) (not finished)
Geneshaft (TV) (not finished)
Girl’s High (TV) (not finished)
Honey and Clover (TV) (not finished)
Jinki Extend (TV)
Jin-Roh: The Wolf Brigade (movie)
Jyu-Oh-Sei (TV)
Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya (TV) (not finished)
(The) Misaki Chronicles (TV) (Divergence Eve sequel, not finished)
Mobile Suit Gundam: Char’s Counterattack (movie)
Nadia – Secret of Blue Water (TV) (not finished)
Noir (TV) (not finished)
Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan (TV)
Pani Poni Dash! (TV) (not finished)
Parasite Dolls (OAV)
R.O.D The TV (TV)
Saiyuki Reload (TV) (not finished)
Silent Möbius (TV) (not finished)
Steel Angel Kurumi (TV) (not finished)
Supernatural: The Anime Series (OAV)

Awful

Ghost Hunt (TV) (not finished)
L/R: Licensed by Royalty (TV)
Nightwalker (TV) (not finished)
Princess Resurrection (TV) (not finished)
Solty Rei (TV) (not finished)

Worst ever

The SoulTaker (TV) (not finished)

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