Japanese Fans Rank Their Most Shocking TV Anime 1st Episodes


The primary episode of any sequence could make or break the present. If the primary episode is spectacular sufficient, it may possibly draw viewers in and be the discuss of the anime neighborhood for weeks – cementing stated sequence as one of many most-watched of the season. Due to this, the Japanese rating web site Goo Rating surveyed 1,971 individuals to see what their most stunning first episode was and that is the highest 10.


Simply an FYI, this isn't Crunchyroll's rating and we didn't have any enter on the outcomes, we're simply as eager about what others assume as you might be!


10. Pop Workforce Epic


9. Kingdom


8. Neon Genesis Evangelion






5. Yu Yu Hakusho


4. Mr. Osomatsu


3. Detective Conan/Case Closed

Detective Conan/Case Closed


2. Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba

Demon Slayer: Kimetsu no Yaiba


1. Assault on Titan

Attack on Titan


It's not shocking to see the likes of Assault on Titan and Mr. Osomatsu – which had its first episode parody different sequence and ultimately get eliminated – on the record, contemplating how standard and spectacular their first episodes have been. I used to be additionally personally shocked on the first episode of Pop Workforce Epic, in a great way in fact.


The remainder of the highest 20 is stuffed out by sequence resembling The Melancholy of Haruhi Suzumiya, which had the primary episode be the quick movie 'The Adventures of Mikuru Asahina Episode 00', which was made in the course of the second season arc The Sighs of Haruhi Suzumiya broadcast three years later, One Punch ManThat Time I Bought Reincarnated as a Slime, and way more stunning sequence.


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Supply: Goo Rankings


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Daryl Harding is a Japan Correspondent for Crunchyroll Information. He additionally runs the YouTube channel about Japan stuff referred to as TheDoctorDazza, tweets at @DoctorDazza, and posts pictures of his travels on Instagram.