As kid growing up during the 90’s, I’ve spent my weekday afternoons and weekend mornings watching some great anime on TV. Now during my time, only a few anime from Japan were shown, but boy did they stick to me good! During my 90’s childhood, I enjoyed such classics like Mobile Fighter G Gundam, After War Gundam X, Gundam Wing, Ranma 1/2 which was my personal favorite, Akazukin Chacha, Yu yu Hakusho, Slayers, Gate Keepers, Neon Genesis Evangelion, Rorouni Kenshin (Which was known as Samurai X at that time), Slam Dunk, Zenki and of course, Pokemon and the original Digimon. For me, the 90’s anime had that certain appeal that most anime nowadays lack.

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Now, fast forward to the 2010’s and we are now bombarded with one remake or reboot after another from 2011’s Hunter X Hunter reboot to Space Battleship Yamato. Recently, Japanese media website goo.ne.jp has conducted an online survey that had 1069 respondents. They asked them which 90’s anime do they want to see have a remake. The study period lasted from May 31 until June 6 and here are the top 10

10 Nadia: The Secret of the Blue Water

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9: Gokinjo Monogatari

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8: Hime-chan no Ribbon

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7: Marmalade Boy

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6: Hell Teacher Nube

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5: Rorouni Kenshin

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4: Slam Dunk

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3: Yu Yu Hakusho

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2: Ranma 1/2

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1: City Hunter

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The list also includes:

11- Dragon Quest : Dai no Daiboken

12- H2

13- Ping-Pong Club

14- Akazukin Chacha

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15- Goldfish Warning!

16- Baby and Me

17- Cardcaptor Sakura

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18- Legend of the Galactic Heroes

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19- Mahojin Guru Guru

20- GS Mikami (Sweeper Mikami Ghost)

21- Ninku

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22- Mobile Suit Victory Gundam

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23- Kodocha

24- Papuwa

25- His and Her Circumstances

26- Magic Knight Rayearth

27- Master Keaton

28- Mashin Hero Wataru

29- Fushigi Yuugi

30- Martian Successor Nadesico

31- Revolutionary Girl Utena

32- Sexy Commando Gaiden!! Sugoi yo Masaru-san

33- Cowboy Bebop

34- Hoshin Engi

35- Mobile Suit Gundam Wing

36- Kaitou Saint Tail

37- Flame of Recca

38- Tokyo Pig

39- Aoki Densetsu Shoot!

40- Mobile Fighter G Gundam

41- Record of Lodoss War

42- Majutsushi Orphen

43- NG Knight Lamune & 40

44- The Vision of Escaflowne

45- Turn A Gundam

46- Future GPX Cyber ​​Formula

47- Sorcerer Hunters

48- Lost Universe

49- Saber Marionette

50- Violinist of Hameln

The 90’s produced some great series and it’s surprising (to me personally) that some big names like Cowboy Bebop and the Gundam series listed above did not even make it to the top 10, however, these are classics and people may just want them to stay as is.

Cardcaptor Sakura ranking low on the list is surprising but it may be because there are some speculations circulating around that the classic magical girl anime will indeed be getting a reboot soon.

Some of the anime which made it to the top 10 did not come as a surprise as some of them like Slam Dunk and Yu Yu Hakusho have ended before the final arcs of their respective mangas. Rurouni Kenshin meanwhile only followed the manga up to the Shishio arc and featured original anime stories onward.

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