The quality of production in the anime industry is changing tremendously, new anime are releasing with better animation and story. Now there are a number of anime conventions and fan expos that unites the weebs around the world. The fandom of anime is increasing day by day. Some anime are made in the 90s are still remain popular that now they are called classics. They have garnered the attention of both fans and critics.
So here is the list off anime in random order from the 90s that you can watch in quarantine:
1. Cowboy Bebop
Cowboy Bebop is one anime that is a mix of genres, like sci-fi, neo-noir, and space western one who is a fan of any of these genres can watch it or a classic anime fan in general. Additionally, its voice acting and writing are on the next level and was among the best in that period. Steven Blum gave a performance of a lifetime as Spike, It is directed by Shinichiro Watanabe and still remains one of the best of his works. The anime follows the adventures of Spike a bounty hunter and the crew that includes Faye Valentine, Jet Black, Edward and their dog Ein who hunts criminals and take rewards around the universe
2. Neon Genesis Evangelion
Neon Genesis Evangelion is one of the best-known mecha anime series; now, you can stream it on Netflix with two sequel films which are also available to stream.it is produced by Noriko Kobayashi made by Gainax and Tatsunoko Production. It is popular among fans for its classic animation style and controversial ending. Its characters Shinji and Asuka are among the most famous anime characters from the 90s and anime history in general.
The series follows our protagonist Shinji, a teenage boy who was recruited by his father named Gendo to the organization Nerv to pilot machine called an “Evangelion” to fight with alien beings called “Angels.”
3. Yu Yu Hakusho
Yu Yu Hakusho is one of the most underrated anime of all time, It is somewhat ignored by the viewers as there are some big shounen anime that were used to air at that time. The anime tells the story of a boy named Yusuke Urameshi, a teenager who got killed in the car accident while attempting to save a child from the accident. Then he is summoned by Koenma, the son of the ruler of the afterlife Underworld to test him and later on gets appointed as Underworld Detective with tasked to solve different cases including Demons and other underworld creatures. The creator of the manga, Togashi drew huge inspirations from horror films and Buddhist mythology.
Trigun, an anime that is very popular within the western audience. It is set in a post-apocalyptic world and follows Vash who is said to be the most feared outlaw and has $$60 billion (“double dollar”) bounty on his head but in reality, he is a kind-hearted person who is keen on befriending new characters and refuses to kill his enemies. He is also famous as” The Humanoid Typhoon” after accidentally destroying a town with his superhuman powers. He is a skilled gunman who is trained in gun sling action and fighting. It is one of the best space western-themed anime of all time and somewhat said to be like the quality of Cowboy Beebop.
5. Rurouni Kenshin
If you love good old samurai films that you can give this anime a try but beware once you start watching it you will be hooked. The story is set in the Meiji period of Japan and follows Hitokiri Battosai. a swordsman who had changed his name to Himura Kenshin: and wander around japan to protect people. It is known for its take on that period of Japan when there were samurais, ronin, and ninjas. He does daily chores and plays with the children, and his past will always come to haunt him. This show was true to the roots and told the story in a way that was never been done before.